• Get a raffle ticket for every book you read during the program
  • Raffle winners selected weekly
  • Special Grand Prize winner selected Monday, August 3

One-Of-A-Kind Card Creations with Jodi Corey!
Tuesday, July 21, from 6:30-8 pm.
Register at the Library or call 413-527-9480.

Raffle Prize Winners!
Gift Certificate - Diana Federman
Gift Certificate Bashista Orchard - Toni Brandmill
Gift Certificate - Opa Opa Steakhouse - Bonnie Antil
Gift Certificate - Bird Haven Blueberry Farm - Jean Pao Wilson


Robert Floyd Photo Gallery and Learning Center
Fundraiser in July
When you purchase framed and print artwork at the Gallery during the month of July, 25% of the sale will be given to the Library! Multiple themes are available, including nature, abstract, historic, travel, and photojournalism, as well as limited edition images.

Gallery hours: Tues. and Sunday 1-6 pm. Also open by chance and appointment. Call 413-529-2635

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!


Youth Summer Reading Begins June 24

Check out other Events Here.

TOP DOG - Animal Story Hour with Kiefer the dog, Robert and Johanna.
Wednesday, July 29 at 1 am. Appropriate for ages pre-k and up. No pre-registration required.

The New Edwards Library Children's Theater

Looking for something fun to do this summer? Participate in The Edwards Library Children's Theater ("Shakespeareans" transformed)! We will explore acting out favorite stories and plays and end with a fabulous performance to be performed later in August. Watch for details!

If you are age 10 or up, this one is made for you! Please pre-register by calling the Library at 413-527-9480 or sign up at the Youth Desk.

Check out more of our Upcoming Summer Reading Events!

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!
Events at Edwards Public Library



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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 again in September!
Wednesday at 10:30 am . Pre-K and their grown-ups (siblings too!) are invited to join us. Sing, play, learn and make new friends


Edwards Library Book Club
Tuesday, July 28-1 pm.

Copies of this month's selection: "Cannery Row" by John Steinbeck 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.