The Library will be closed Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Check Out our Military Display in Memory of
Edward Borucki 1921-2015

LEGO Club - Tuesday, December 1, from 4-5 pm
This month's challenge is LEGO Rockets!

Friends of the Edwards Public Library will meet
Thursday, November 19 at 6:30 pm.
Get involved and make a difference!


Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard.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


Southampton Writer's Group
Meets on Friday at 1:15 p.m!

The writing group will meet Now on Friday afternoon 1:15 p.m. 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.

Visit the Digital Public Library!

Please donate from our Wish List and help us serve you better!




We are now accepting books, CDs and DVDs in good condition for our Annual Book Sale!
We are sorry but we cannot accept textbooks, VHS or cassette tapes, magazines or items in poor condition.
Please drop off your donations during business hours. If you need assistance, please let us know.




Edwards Library Book Club
Tues November 24 at 1 pm.

Copies of this month's selection: "The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement" by David Brooks are available at the Main Desk. New members are always welcome!


Now accepting book, DVD and CD Donations for our Annual Book Sale!

Please bring items in excellent condition into the Library-do not leave anything on the portico. If you need assistance, we will be happy to help.

Sign up to volunteer for book sorting for our Spring Book Sale. We will have six hands-on training sessions. Once you know what to do, you can come in at your convenience and sort books on an on-going basis. Sign up at the Library, or call 413-527-9480.

Book Sort Training times:
Tuesday, Nov. 17 - 6-8 pm
Friday, Nov. 20 - 2:30-4 pm
Saturday, Nov. 21 - 10 am -noon
Tuesday, Dec. 1 - 6-8 pm
Friday, Dec. 4 - 2:30-4 pm
Saturday, Dec. 5 - 10 am-noon




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.


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Special Third Thursday Story Hour
For our Afternoon Owls with Storyteller Lynne Guyette AT 1:30 PM

Afternoon story hour dates for 2015 are:
October 15, November 19 and December 17

Find new authors, read-alikes of your favorite books and more!


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.

Begins Wednesday, September 2 at 10:30 am!
Pre-K and their grown-ups (siblings too!) are invited to join us. Enjoy stories, music, a craft and social time!



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.