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Summer Reading participants show off their prizes near the new Youth Department rug, thanks to two generous patrons.


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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!


Begins September 3 at 10:30 am
and will follow the Southampton Public School Calendar.
Pre-k children and their grown-ups (siblings too!) are invited to join us to sing, play, learn, and make new friends

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Volunteers Needed (Call Johanna)
For our

Halloween Monster Mash!

Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 pm

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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Adult Book Group

Our August book is "The Astronauts Wives Club" by Lily Koppel, is available at the Main Desk. The Book Group will meet again Tuesday, September 30, at 1 pm.


Lego Club

Tuesday, October 7,
from 4-5 pm
This month's challenge will be marble mazes!

Southampton Writer's Group
Now Meets on Friday!

The writing group will meet Now on Friday morningss at 9:30 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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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.