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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Tue- Friday10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm


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First Book Friendiversary!

February 10, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm

The Carle has teamed up with friends from First Book to observe their Friendiversary, an annual celebration of friendship and reading. Bring a friend and join us as we celebrate books with Elephant, Piggie and a host of other Museum friends – a FREE Mo Willems book to every child who attends (while supplies last)! To learn more about First Book, visit Free books compliments of Disney Publishing Worldwide.

Click here for a full event schedule.

Need transportation to this event? 
FREE round-trip transportation from Holyoke Mall (near bus stop by JC Penney) and Greenfield (at the public parking lot behind the Wilson’s Department Store parking lot), courtesy of King Ward Coach Lines! Buses depart their locations at 10:00 am; Departure from The Carle is at 2:00 pm. 

Seating is limited—call 413-559-6301 or email to reserve bus seats. 

In the event of snow, please call 413-559-6300 for cancellation news.

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