The Library will be closed Monday, February 19 to celebrate Presidents' Day


Our next meeting will be Tuesday, February 6 from 4-5 pm.
February's challenge is "LEGO Piggy Banks s"! Lego Club is designed for kids 6 & up, but younger members are welcome to work on a project with their grown-up. Lego Club work will be displayed on the Creation Station shelf for one month with the architect's name.


Story Hour and Playtime
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


Tuesday February 27, at 1 pm
Copies of this month's selection:
"The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo " by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

We extend an invitation to all to attend this discussion. Copies are available at the Main Desk. New and occasional members are always welcome!


Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard.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




Book Launch Party!
Conversation, readings, questions, answers,
book signing and refreshments!

The Girls and Women of the Bible"

Join award-winning authors
Barbara Diamond Goldin and Yane Yolen

Wednesday, March 14 from 5-7 pm
Snow Date March 29


Is trying to figure out how to use that new digital gift driving you nuts?

Stop worrying!

Jessica McConnell will be here on Tuesdays in February from 10:30-11:30 am to help you with your computer, phone or device questions!
Sign up at the Main Desk or call the Library at 413-527-9480.


You are Invited
To Celebrate Valentine's Day!

Saturday, February 10
from 11am to Noon

Experience a fancy tea party!

Create a crown for the King or Queen of your Heart
and enjoy a performance of
"Happiness is...with the Peanuts Gang"!

Stuffed animals are dolls are encouraged to attend!

Please register in the Library or call 413-527-9480.


Maybe it's Time You Joined the Friends!

Make a difference in your community and help your library.
Thursday, February 15, 6:30 pm

Become part of a vital group of volunteers who provide needed services and children's programming in Southampton. Inquire at the Library, or email to find out more!


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
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.

Visit the Digital Public Library!

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



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Accepting donations
beginning December 1 for the Friends Book Sale!

We want gently used books and media-no textbooks, cassettes, magazines or reference material please.

If you need help unloading your donations, please let us know and someone will help you.


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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.