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Story Hour and Playtime
will resume in the Fall
Wednesdays at 10:30 am!

Join Story Teller, Lynne Guyette for stories, songs, crafts and fun!
Story Hour is designed for families and cargivers with children birth to about 7 years old






Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard.

Look for bestsellers in fiction and nonfiction at Axis 360 from Baker & Taylor.

Discover items to help with academic research as well as personal interests, from cooking to gardening at EBL




Youth Summer Reading Program
begins June 27!

Story Walk
With Story teller Lynne Guyette
Wednesday, June 21 at 10:30 am

Wander through a book and play at different stations here at the Library. Enjoy the start of the summer and prepare for more reading adventures!


Return of The Forest Park ZOO ON-THE-GO!
Back by popular demand, Meet and touch interesting animals, and ask questions about them.

Tuesday, June 27 at 6 pm
Limited to 30 participants, so register early at the Library or call 413-527-9480


Build a Happier World! Dog Story Hour
with Johanna, Robert and Kiefer the Dog!

Make friends with a really nice dog and hear a special story

Wednesdays, June 28, July 5, July 12, and
July 19 at 11 am.

Appropriate for ages Pre-K through 7 years old.


Tuesday June 27, at 1 pm
Copies of this month's selection:
"Washington Square" by Henry James. We extend an invitation to all to attend this discussion. Copies are available at the Main Desk. New and occasional embers are always welcome!


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.



Southampton Writer's Group
NOW Meets on Tuesday at 11 a.m!

The writing group will meet Now on Tuesday, 11 am 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.

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


Visit our Children's Used Book Shelf! Books are NOW on sale for 25 cents each or $1 for 5.


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.