Mad Hatter Tea Party
To Celebrate Valentine's Day!

Wear your zaniest hat while you enjoy a fancy tea party!
Create a craft for your Valentine and listen to stories from our devoted staff and volunteers. What a lovely way to spend a Saturday! Stuffed animals and dolls are encouraged to attend.

Saturday, February 13 from 11- Noon

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

Sign up for booksorting-see sheet on Main Desk

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.


The Magic the Gathering Club
at the Edwards Public Library!

Every second Saturday of the month
The next gathering will be February 13 from 11 am to 12:30 pm.
This program is for patrons 12 and up, but no experience with the game is necessary, we can teach you to play!

Recommended - Bring your own deck, but if you forget or don't have one, NO worries! We have decks for you to use. Games can be played with 2 to 20 players lasting from 15 minutes to 1 hour.

Get involved and make a difference!

Our next meeting will be Thursday, January 14 at 6:30 pm.


Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard.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



The Library will be closed
Monday, February 15 - Presidents Day

Coding with Minecraft at the Edwards Library!

Wednesday, February 17 from 1-3 pm

  • Learn to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow, or build giant rainbows in the Minecraft world with code
  • Spawn farm animals or monsters instantly and have fun "modding" your world
  • Learn coding concepts to change the game using code based on Javascript programming language.
  • Set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experience gamers and fun for everyone!
    Maximum 17 participants ages 8 & up. Parents are encouraged to attend. Computers will be provided.
    Register at the Library, or call 413-527-9480.

Have a Blind Date with a Book - You may just fall in love!

Take a chance on a book without judging its cover. Give us all the juicy details on our user review forms.


Tuesday, February 23, at 1 pm
Copies of this month's selection:
"So Anyway" by John Cleese are available at the Main Desk.
New Members 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.


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

The Afternoon story hours
Feb. 18, Mar. 17,
Apr. 21, May 19, & Jun. 17

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


Tuesday, February 2,
from 4-5 pm
This month's challenge is LEGO Winter Kingdom! LEGO Club work will be displayed on the Creation Station shelf for one month with the architect's name.


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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.

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!



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