The Southampton Community Cupboard is our town's food pantry. It provides supplemental food to those in need with discretion and compassion.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

With the help of an 'angel' we will be having monthly raffles. When you bring in a non-perishable donation to the library, you will get a raffle ticket. The next drawing is on September 24th! Thanks to our angel and to Tractor Supply for your donation.

And, back by popular demand...

SLATE PAINTING WORKSHOP!

Join Art teacher Leslie di Curcio Marra on Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30pm and learn how to create your own decorative art on slate. Space is limited so please call to make your reserve your place.

 

Community Read!

Hampton Reads!

Area libraries are collaborating with many community partners to present our Community Read. The program will invite readers to participate in book discussions, film screenings, gallery exhibits, and a wide range of other events. The Southampton Library will host a book discussion, for example, on Tuesday, October 30th at 1:00pm

The book chosen for 2018 is 

Never Caught: Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge 
by Erica Armstrong Dunbar.

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

  A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, Never Caught is the powerful story about a   daring woman of  “extraordinary grit”    (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

THE EDWARDS LIBRARY BOOK CLUB

will meet on:

Tuesday, September 25, at 1 pm

to discuss

"Warlight" by Michael Ondaatje

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

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Southampton Writer's Group
The writing group meets 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 jenn_delozier@charter.net for more information

Visit the Digital Public Library!

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

 

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The Return of: LEGO CLUB!

Tuesday, October 2nd at 4:00pm

This month's challenge is LEGO PYRAMIDS.

Can you Lego like an Ancient Egyptian?

Lego Club is for kids 6 & up or younger with a grown-up. We will meet the first Tuesday of the month for the school year.

 

STORYTIME MAGIC!

Thanks to all our participants in the Youth Summer Reading Program! You made your Library Rock all summer long.

Youth Summer Reading Prize Winners

Join us at our next meeting on Thursday, October 18th at 6:30 pm. Library Help us plan for the Book Sale and other exciting events!

Make a difference! Get involved!

 

 

Adult Summer Reading Program July 2 to August 10

Pick your own book to read or choose from a list of suggested titles. Earn chances for weekly and grand prizes, and a special grand prize if you read from each of the 6 genres. Special free programs to be announced.

Adult Summer Reading Raffle Winners!

  • Week 1 - Gift Certificate for Bashista Orchards-Louise Dexbury
    Week 2 - Gift Certificate for Tandem Bagel-Dorothy De Rose
    Week 3 - Gift Certificate for Sheldon's Ice Cream-Beth Honeyman
    Week 4 - Gift Certificate for Pure Food-Shirley Joly
  • Week 5 - Gift Certificate for Paisano's-Scott Laplante
  • Week 6 - Gift Certificate for JP's Steakhouse-Wendy Touchette
  • GRAND PRIZE! Gift Certicate to Barnes and Noble-Doris Hurd
  • GRAND PRIZE! Gardening Basket Donated by Barbara Thompson- Kathryn Sadakierski
  • 4 GENRE PRIZE WINNERS! Gift Certificate to Barnes and Noble - Dot Lambert, Leonard Perrault, Diana Federman & Doris Hurd

 

  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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View Vimeos From our Programs & Events!

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Using the Libby app with Overdrive

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Story Time will resume in September - Sign up for our Summer Reading Program!

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

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Visit our Children's Used Book Shelf! Books are NOW on sale for 25 cents each or $1 for 5.