The Amsterdam Free Library has been open to the public since 1903. Built with funds from Andrew Carnegie, the library has become a historic symbol of the City of Amsterdam. The Library is located adjacent to the Amsterdam Post Office and across from the Public Safety Building.
The library houses a large collection of books, magazines, and periodicals as well as volumes of books on tape. All are welcome, to remove books from the library, a library card is required but easily obtained with a photo ID.
The Walter Elwood Museum is a gateway to learning using the past to illuminate the present. Utilizing local experience, stories, and artifacts, we examine history and culture in all its dimensions. We offer educational programs, unique collections, and creative activities to enrich our understanding of ourselves and each other.