1st Annual Craft & Artisan Show!
Saturday, September 26, 2015
For the Edwards Public Library Fund.

See Details and Application

Visit the Digital Public Library!

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

Read the Friends Newsletter


Thank you to our sponsors and participants at our Mini Golf Event!



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 jenn_delozier@charter.net for more information.

Download from Our
Digital Catalog -
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!

Yoga Story Hour With Pati Mari Wednesday, August 19 at 11 am!

Join the Friends of the Edwards Library!

Thursday, September 3 at 6:30 pm - Crafts Fair Meeting
Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 pm - Monthly and New Board Meeting

Support Your Library-Become a Friend. Get involved and make a difference!


Join us at the Edwards Public Library to meet

E.C. Murray author of " A Long Way From Paris"

Tuesday, Septempter 8, at 6:30 pm

Winner of the Best Books of 2014 award fro Kirkus Reviews, Ms. Murray, a former Holyoke resident, will speak about what happens when a preppie New Englander finds herself as a goat herder in the South of France with no heat, running water or even a good grasp of French. Join us for a fascinating evening with this interesting author.


The Edwards Library Children's Theater
will perform "Alice in Wonderland,"
at a special PJ Storytime performance August 25 at 6:30 pm.
Wear your favorite pajamas, and visit with summer friends.

Funding is provided by the Southampton Cultural Council. Every Hero Has a Story is sponsored by Edwards Library, The Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.


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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Find new authors, read-alikes of your favorite books, and lots of information on Novelist. Try it and tell us what you think!

The LEGO Club will return in September!

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!


Edwards Library Book Club
Tuesday, August 25
1 pm.

Copies of this month's selection: "Jude the Obscure" by Thomas Hardy are available at the Main Desk. New members are always welcome!

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


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.