Meet the Bees! Beekeeping and Candle Making for Kids

Join us during April break for a very special program where registered kiddos and their caretakers will get to learn all about bees, beekeeping, honey, make their own hand-rolled candles, and more! Apiarist Nora Neale is bringing her beekeeping expertise to the library for two very special sessions. This program is intended for kids and … Continued

Take and Make Pizza in a Mug

In this take and make kit you will receive step-by-step instructions and all the ingredients to make a perfectly portioned pizza in a mug.  Pick up youth kit in the youth room starting April 17th. For youth ages 10 and up. Quantity is limited so be sure to sign up soon! Click here to register.

Copper Bookmark Workshop

Come join us on April 19th at 11am for a riveting afternoon of hammering and stamping with artist Heather Beck. Leave your mark on copper bookmarks with metalsmithing tools and hammers. You can stamp your favorite book quotes, your name, or create unique designs. You’ll learn all about copper and how to create your vision … Continued

Brick Building Challenge

Come into the library on Wednesday, April 10th from 4 – 5pm and challenge your creativity by trying to decipher what the build of a pile of LEGO style bricks bricks might be. Use as many bricks as you can in your design then learn what the original build is meant to be. Will you … Continued

Fluffy Spring Slime

Join us on April 11th at 4:00 pm for a Spring-themed slime program. Create your own fluffy slime in fun pastel spring colors that you get to take home with you when the program is finished. This fluffy slime program is open to kids aged 5 and up with their grown ups.  Due to the … Continued

Blackout Poetry

April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate we are experimenting with blackout poetry, a form of found poetry wherein a poet takes an existing text and erases, or blacks out,  parts of the text to create an entirely new poem! Come by the library on April 3rd from 4pm to 5pm to discover your … Continued

Nature Walks – Eagles

Welcome back to Nature Walks! In this edition our friend Ruth talks about how conservation efforts helped bring back the Bald Eagle population to Massachusetts. Did you know that the Quabbin Reservoir played a part in restoring Bald Eagle populations in our area? Find out why this eagle’s head feathers are still brown, follow along … Continued

“How Do You Make Your Art?” with Don Tate

Welcome to our newest series- “How Do You Make Your Art?” Today we are joined by the amazing author and illustrator Don Tate! Don shows us around his studio, and gives us a peek into how he creates illustrations in his picture books. Don also mentions a library superhero! Mychal Threets is a librarian from … Continued

2023 Tax Forms Now Available

2023 federal & state tax forms have arrived! You can find them on the display just past our main desk, across from the staircase. Please contact us at (413) 283-3330, ext. 109 with any questions. Learn more about free (for those who meet the eligibility requirements) tax preparation assistance by contacting: Valley Opportunity Council: (413) … Continued

BookPage

Discover your next great book! CLICK HERE to view the latest digital edition of BookPage, or find the latest printed edition available at our front desk.