Library Holiday Hours


The library will be closing at NOON on Wednesday, Dec. 24th, and will be closed all day Thursday, Dec. 25th.

The library will also close at NOON on Wednesday, Dec. 31st, and will be closed all day Thursday, Jan. 1st.

Happy Holidays! 

December Artist: Stephen Dankner

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For the month of December Stephen Dankner will be exhibiting his photography on the walls of the David & Joyce Milne Public Library in Williamstown.

Besides his interest in photography Stephen is a music composer and received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Music Composition from the Juilliard School in 1971. A list of works since 1990 includes ten symphonies, eighteen string quartets, seven concerti (two for piano, one for violin, two for cello and one each for E flat clarinet and alto saxophone); four major song cycles; sonatas for violin (3), piano, alto saxophone, cello; three piano trios; a piano quartet and five orchestral tone poems.

The National Symphony Orchestra, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Nashville Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Nürnberg Symphoniker, Portland Youth Philharmonic and others have given performances of commissioned works. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra has given premiere performances of six of his nine symphonies.

Library hours are Mon –Fri. 10-5:30, Wed. 10-8, and Sat. 10-4. For information contact Pat McLeod, Library

Director at or 458-5369.

Check out Destination Williamstown!

A new Internet addition to our Berkshire online resources, Destination Williamstown is a site devoted to visitors planning a trip to our little Village Beautiful.

Check it out!  Just click on the image below. It’s a great resource and endorsement for our community.

Destination Williamstown

Goodwill donation site at the Library


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The Milne Library will join Goodwill Industries as a donation site

Every 2nd and 3rd Sunday of the month from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Beginning April 13th the big white truck will begin taking donations from the parking lot of the library.

Through donations, volunteering, recycling initiatives and sales at their retail stores, our area donors make it possible for Goodwill to train people in our community to get jobs.


Donations include the following:



Holiday items

Home goods – linens and household items

Lightly worn clothing



Albums, CD’s DVD’s and videos

Accessories – jewelry, belts, scarves, pocket books and sunglasses


Also will recycle:



Computers – All parts




Goodwill Industries of the Berkshires, serving the Berkshires and Southern Vermont.



For more information please contact Pat McLeod, Library Director at (413) 458-5369