Directions to the Munson Memorial Library

1046 So. East St., So. Amherst, MA 01002:

From North via I-91 South:

  1. Take Exit 20, turn LEFT at first traffic light, Damon Road
  2. Follow Damon Road to end, turn LEFT onto MA Route 9 East.
  3. Follow MA Route 9 East approximately 7 miles, past Amherst Common, to light at intersection with South East St., (Cumberland Farms/gas station on south east corner).
  4. Go RIGHT on South East St. approximately 2 miles, bearing LEFT at fork.
  5. Munson Library is on LEFT, next to South Amherst Congregational Church.

From South via I-91 North:

  1. Take Exit 19, turning RIGHT off ramp onto MA Route 9 East
  2. Follow directions starting at #3 above.

From East or West via I-90:

  1. Take Exit 4 to I-91 North.
  2. Take Exit 19, turning RIGHT off ramp to MA Route 9 East.
  3. Follow directions starting at #3 above.

From Northeast via MA Route 2 West:

  1. Take Exit 16, turning RIGHT onto US Route 202 South.
  2. Follow US Route 202 approximately 15 miles to blinking light, sign says Route 9 and 116, Amherst. (Amherst Rd.)
  3. Turn RIGHT onto Amherst Rd. and follow for approximately 5 miles to traffic light at intersection with North East St.
  4. Go LEFT on North East St..(becomes South East St.) approximately 2 miles, bearing LEFT at fork.
  5. Munson Library is on LEFT, next to South Congregational Church. Park in front of the building or behind the South Amherst Congregational Church next door.

Alternate directions from South (good for avoiding The Big E traffic in September)

  1. Heading North on I-91 past Hartford, CT, take Exit 40 (Route 20) west towards Bradley International Airport. Go 9.5 miles on Route 20
  2. Turn right onto Route 10/US Route 202 (Salmon Brook Street)
  3. Follow 10/202 into MA for 12.4 miles
  4. Stay straight to go onto Pleasant Street (still 10/202) for .4 miles
  5. Turn right onto Court Street (202 North) for 1.9 miles
  6. Turn left onto Pride Way for .2 miles
  7. Merge onto I-90 East towards Springfield/Boston. Go 5.1 miles on I-90 to Exit 4 (Holyoke)
  8. Merge onto I-91 North
  9. Follow directions above for "from south via I-91 North"