The Edwards Library Presents:
The Little Engine That Could

Wear your PJs and enjoy a play put on by our Library Youth Volunteers on Thurday, July 31 at 6:30 pm.

This program is geared for ages pre-k and up. Please sign up at the Library or call 413-527-9480.


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Next Dog Story Hour is Wed., July 30 at 11 am



Library closing due to weather conditions will be posted on ABC 40/FOX 6 TV and WHMP 1400 AM radio.

More information about the Online Catalog.

Download from our
Digital Catalog
and get e-books for free!

Stop in at the Library and ask for the easy step-by-step brochures on how to download free e-books and e-videos from our Digital Catalog. We also have individualized instructions for Sony Readers and MP3's, as well as a comprehensivie "Getting Started" section on the digital website. Ask you librarian for more sites to download free e-audio books. Get the most from your e-reader for free!

Summer Reading is Here!
Join the Adult Summer Reading Program and Win Weekly Raffle Prizes!
This Week's Prize-Gift Certificate to Sheldon's Ice Cream
Gift Certificate to Bashista's Orchards-Dorothy DeRose

Youth and Young Adult Summer Reading
June 30-August 8
Adult Summer Reading - July 7-August 1

Youth Summer Reading Complete Schedule!

APAWS (American Poodle at Work) presents
The Power of Service Dogs
with Jillian gartner

Learn about service dogs and meet some yourself
Tuesday, July 29 at 6 pm

This program is geared for families.. Pre-registration is required. Please call the Library at 413-527-9480 or visit to sign up.

Join us for a musical Story Hour
with Kathy Marks
Wednesday, July 23 at 10:30 am

Have fun dancing and singing and listening to a story. This program is for pre-k's.

Fizz Boom Read! is sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


Read the May/June Friends Newsletter

Give Your Library a Book in Honor of a Special Person

What a great holiday gift-giving idea! Mail or bring this form to the Library. You may suggest your donation be used to purchase material in an area of special interest, such as Children's books, large print or a specific subject, ie., hobbies, sports, etc. And your donation is tax deductible!

When a donation is made, an acknowledgement card is sent to the honoree. The material is held at the Main Desk for 1 week so the honoree may see it first. What a wonderful way to remember your relatives and friends.

All Hampton Reads Youth Event

We searched the world map for the countries the soccer players were from, ate pizza, played soccer games and generally had a great time!

Hamptons United Soccer Tournament Pix!
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Book Repair Workshop For Adults
Tuesday, August 12
6-7:30 pm

Do you have a well-loved book that feed a little facelift? Sign up for this informative program and learn som clever tricks for extending the life of your favorite treasures.

Adult Book Group

Our July book is "Mennonite in a little black dress: a memoir of going home" by Rhoda Janzen, is available at the Main Desk. The Book Group will meet again Tuesday, July 29 at 1 pm.


Lego Club
every first Tuesday
of the month

Southampton Writer's Group
Now Meets on Monday!

The writing group will meet temporarily on Monday afternoons from 2:30-3:30 pm at the library. New members are always welcome at this peer-run, friendly and supportive group. All forms of writing, and all levels of experience are welcome!

Please contact Jennifer at
413-320-3207 or email for more information.


Explore Online Databases and Newspapers!

Find magazines, journals, local and national newspapers, encyclopedia for all ages Access to thousands of popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers (including New York Times 1985+ and Boston Globe 1980+), Encyclopaedia Britannica, biographies, health and prescription drug information, US and World History,  newswires, business directories, investment reports, K-12 resources and electronic reference books. It's easy to use. Explore Databases. Explore newspapers.