The Return of Book Sculpture for Age 10 to 99+
(8 and up with an adult helper!)
Thursday, May 5 4:30-6:30 pm

Don't know what to get Mom for Mother's day? Show your LOVE with a folded book. Please bring a hardcover book of 100-150 pages that you want to repurpose. Book artist, Cathy Thibodeau will show you how to transform it just by folding!

Please call Johanna at 413-527-9480 to reserve your place. There is a limit of 10 participants. Sign-ups at the Youth Desk.



Saturday, April 30 is the last day
we will accept book, DVD & CD donations for our Spring Sale. See you in May for our big event!


Tuesday, March 29, at 1 pm
Copies of this month's selection:
"Guide to the Birds of East Africa " by Nicholas Drayson. We extend an invitation to all to attend this discussion. Copies are available at the Main Desk. New Members are always welcome!


Get involved and make a difference!

Our next meeting will be Thursday, May 12, 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Find primary sources, historical documents, images, video and so much more from the collection at BiblioBoard.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
NOW Meets on Tuesday at 11 a.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!




Beyond Being Mortal:
A Conversation
Thursday, April 28 at 6:30 pm

Join us and our guest, Jean Pao Wilson, for a respectful discussion of beliefs, anecdotes and resources on on near-death and dying esperiences. What are our common themes and images and how do they affect our lives?

Is there something beyond our life on earth as we know it?




Friends of the Edwards Public Library Logo Winners

Congratulations to our Friends of the Edwards Public Library logo contest winners: Liam Packey, Lucie Giroux, Ashlynn Packey, Emily Munska, Michelle Sauve, Tara Packey, and Grand Winner, Tara Vermette!


The Magic the Gathering Club at the Edwards Public Library!

Every second Saturday of the month
The next gathering will be
May 14 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.







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
May 19, & Jun. 17

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


Tuesday, May 3,
from 4-5 pm
This month's challenge is build your own STADIUM! 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!



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.