Grab some needles and yarn, then come join us! Newcomers always welcome. | Adults
Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch or crewel, this is the place for you. New members are welcome and current members are willing to teach their skills. Some yarn and needles are provided, but donations of such items will always be welcome. Many of the finished items are donated to charitable causes. Coffee and tea will be provided compliments of the Friends of the Library.
New! – Starting September 6 Mason Square Every Friday, from 1-2:30 PM
For more information, call the Branch at 413-263-6853
Sixteen Acres Every Wednesday, from 1-3 PM
For more information, call the Branch at 413-263-6858
Central Library – Community Room Every Thursday, from 12-2 PM
For more information, call Matthew at 413-263-6828, x221
East Forest Park Every Friday, from 1-2:30 PM
For more information, call the Branch at 413-263-6836
East Springfield Every Friday, from 10-12 PM
For more information, call Tricia at 413-263-6840
Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion and some brew at Nathan Bill’s Bar and Restaurant. | Adults
East Forest Park Branch
First Wednesday of the month, starting at 6:00 PM
Nathan Bill’s Bar and Restaurant – 110 Island Pond Road
Cure your mid-week blues with a lively book discussion and some brew at Nathan Bill’s Bar and Restaurant. Library copies of each month’s book are available for checkout at the East Forest Park Branch. Ages 21+
Teens, shouldn’t you have a say in what your library does? We want you to join our Teen Advisory Board. Share ideas about improving library programming and events and give input on material selection. Talk about your ideas to make the library a better place. Come and enjoy refreshments while you meet new friends, and make your voice heard.
Sixteen Acres Branch Teen Readers Advisory Panel Last Tuesday of the month, from 4:30 – 5:45 PM | Ages 13-19
Here’s your chance to meet regularly to share ideas about improving library programming for your age group, plan events, give input for materials selection and other fun activities. Light refreshments will be served. If interested, please fill in this online application below or contact the young adult reference librarian.
Application for the Teen Readers Advisory Panel (TRAP) - Sixteen Acres
Whether you are an artist or a writer, come work on your project with fellow enthusiasts. Prompts will be provided to help your creative juices. There will also be opportunities for writers and artists to team up to create stories together and, occasionally, guest artists and writers will visit. Snacks will be provided.
Join our group, where pop-culture fans of every kind can explore their favorite characters and create stories of their own through fanfiction. We’ll have advice sessions for beginners and writing prompts. You’ll even have an opportunity to submit your work to the library’s teen blog!