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Monday June 26, 2017 -  Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Kids & Teens Summer Reading Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Monday, June 26th – Friday, August 4th 2017 Registration begins June 1st 2017

Kids and teens use their Reading Logs keep track of the time they spend reading (or listening to a book being read). Kids and teens earn raffle tickets just by reading.  The raffle tickets can be used to enter to win weekly raffles or a grand prize raffle.

Reading Logs can be picked up at the library beginning June 19th.

After 25 days of reading, all participants will be eligible for a certificate and a book of their choice.

       
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Math Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cher Collins   789-1550 x8851   ccollins@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Cover to Cover Book Club for Grades 5-8 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 5-8.

Join us as we discuss and do activities based on the book Wonder by R. J. Palacio.

The first 10 people to register get a free copy of the book to keep.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Community Preservation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jennifer Bonfiglio   726-9742   
    Location: Community Room
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time for children 19-36 months old Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550 ext. 3   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Children ages 19-36 months and their caregivers are invited to this fun-filled storytime.

There will be songs, movement activities, and books.

Registration is required so we can ensure there will be room for everyone.

Registration starts June 1st.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Build a Better Reader Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 3-4.

This is a 5 week program and run Thursdays, July 27th, Aug. 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th. Please only register if you can attend all 5 classes. 

This program will be run by two student leaders who are completing their Silver Award for Girl Scouts.

Week 1: July 27th  Olivia & Demi will lead us in exploring different ways to tell a story. We will learn about Cut & Tell stories and Draw & Tell Stories.

Week 2: August 3rd Olivia & Demi will lead us as we read a story together and do an activity based on the story.

Week 3: August 10th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn different fun ways we can Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

Week 4: August 17th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn about Reader's Theater and practice a performing a play together.

Week 5: August 24th Olivia & Demi will direct us as we perform the play from week 4 for our friends and family.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Conservation Commission Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pam Kerr   726-9737   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Hooked on Books for grades 3-4 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Peoples   413-789-1550 ext. 3   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 3-4.

Join us as we discuss and do activities based on the book Summer According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

The first 10 people to register get a free copy of the book to keep.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   
 
misc_earth 6:30 PM Build A Better World With Knowledge & Tolerance - Islam 101 presented by Mona Ives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Infomation Desk   413-789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Mona Ives is an American-born Muslim who fuses her American heritage with her Islamic studies. After starting a major in International Relations at Boston University, Mrs. Ives completed her education in Pakistan where she studied Arabic and Islamic Theology with a specialization in Comparative Religion at the International Islamic University in Islamabad. Mrs. Ives focuses her efforts on Islamic education, interfaith activities, outreach into the Worcester community and charity work.

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE OR CALL THE INFORMATION DESK TO REGISTER.

This is event is sponsored by one or more of the following: Agawam Center Library Association, MA Cultural Council, MA Library System, Boston Bruins, MA Board of Library Commissioners and CSLP.

 

    Location: Community Room
        There are 75 spaces available.
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Math Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Music Together for Ages birth-preschool Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for children birth - preschool age and their caregivers.

This is a 45-minute class that include songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. These activities are presented as informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences--developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers--regardless of their own musical ability.

When you register for 1 session you will be registered for 4 weeks.

Registration begins June 1st and is limited to 10 families. 

    Location: Children's Activity Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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lib_bookpurple 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Build a Better World with Stories - Literary Lunchtime for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Infomation Desk   789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Bring your lunch and listen to Wonder by R. J. Palaccio, read aloud to you by library staff!  You may hear some favorite childhood picture books as well!  Dessert will be provided - IF you finish your lunch!

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE INFORMATION DESK AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

This is event is sponsored by one or more of the following: Agawam Center Library Association, MA Cultural Council, MA Library System, Boston Bruins, MA Board of Library Commissioners and CSLP.

    Location: Peirce Conference Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Movie: THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (2017) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for all ages.

Come watch the THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (2017) on the big screen. Popcorn will be served.

Drop-in. No registration.

    Location: Community Room
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Chocolate/Make and Take Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 9-12.

This program will highlight young chocolate entrepreneurs, explore the history of chocolate, and include a fun trivia quiz.

Make and take chocolate creations will be available.

Registration is required and begins June 1st.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
       
 
lib_book_red 6:30 PM Build A Better World by Preserving Your Story Part II - Journaling/Scrapbooking Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Infomation Desk   413-789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Maureen Shepard and Cher Collins will lead this hands-on section of Preserving Your Story Part II.  She will provide creative ways to preserve your personal story through journaling and scrapbooking. Participants should bring 10 photographs, all other materials are provided.

Please register online or by calling the Information Desk.  SPACE IS LIMITED and participants from Part I will be given preference.

This is event is sponsored by one or more of the following: Agawam Center Library Association, MA Cultural Council, MA Library System, Boston Bruins, MA Board of Library Commissioners and CSLP.

This program is for adults 18 and older.

 

    Location: Community Room
        There are 29 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Council Administrative Sub-Committee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Bard   726-9716   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Parent-Child Date Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle Connery   821-0597   mconnery@agawampublicschools.org
   
The best way to know your child is to schedule one-on-one time with them. The Agawam Family & Community Program is providing you with that opportunity.
 
Experience a night out with one of your children ages 5-10 years old to enjoy some quality interaction while participating in fun activities!
 
This event will be located in the Children’s Activity Room at the Agawam Public Library.  Registration is required for each program by emailing Michelle Connery at mconnery@agawampublicschools.org or by calling 821-0597
 
Parents are asked to only come with one child at a time. Each event is limited to a maximum number of 20 parent-child groups.
 
Sponsored by:
Agawam Family & Community Program
    Location: Children's Activity Room
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Crochet with Plastic Yarn: Plarning for the Whole Family Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   
This program is for everyone age 10 and older.
Adults are encouraged to attend alone or with other adult friends. Children need to be accompanied by an adult.
This program will meet Tues. 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, & 8/1 from 2:30 - 3:30.
 
The whole family can build a better world by learning how to crochet mats out of plastic grocery bags. Participants are encouraged to bring their own bags. A basic understanding of how to crochet would be beneficial.
 
Register beginning June 1st. Please register everyone who will be attending so we have an accurate headcount.
    Location: Children's Activity Room
       
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_pride_flag 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Build A Better World with Color! Celebrate National Coloring Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Infomation Desk   413-789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Head downstairs to the Reference Department and celebrate National Coloring Day by joining in an all-day coloring event.

 All supplies provided and you do not need to register.

    Location: Reference Department
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Learn, Play & Grow Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michelle Connery   821-0597   mconnery@agawampublicschools.org
   

For Parents/Caregivers and Children Ages 2 to 5 years to Attend Together

 

Parents are their child’s first teachers/playmates and play a pivotal role in providing a stimulating environment

Registration is required, and space is limited.

 

Register by email at: mconnery@agawampublicschools.org or call 821-0597

 

Sponsored by:

Agawam Family & Community Program

Michelle Connery, Outreach Coordinator

mconnery@agawampublicschools.org

    Location: Children's Activity Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Build a Book to Hold Your Secrets Grades 9-12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for grades 9-12.

We will use old library books to build a place to put your secrets.

Registration begins June 1st.

 

    Location: Children's Activity Room
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Book Buddies for Grades K-2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550 ext. 3   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades K-2.

Join us as we read a book together and do activities based on the book. We will be reading Curious George Builds an Igloo by H. A. Rey.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Build a Better Reader Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 3-4.

This is a 5 week program and run Thursdays, July 27th, Aug. 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th. Please only register if you can attend all 5 classes. 

This program will be run by two student leaders who are completing their Silver Award for Girl Scouts.

Week 1: July 27th  Olivia & Demi will lead us in exploring different ways to tell a story. We will learn about Cut & Tell stories and Draw & Tell Stories.

Week 2: August 3rd Olivia & Demi will lead us as we read a story together and do an activity based on the story.

Week 3: August 10th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn different fun ways we can Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

Week 4: August 17th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn about Reader's Theater and practice a performing a play together.

Week 5: August 24th Olivia & Demi will direct us as we perform the play from week 4 for our friends and family.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
       
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Balloon Twisting Workshop with Ed the Wizard Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for kids ages 6 and older.

Learn the art of Balloon Twisting, easy as Fold, Pinch, and Twist! 

Students will learn to make a varity of animals to take home such as a dog, mouse, cat, giraffe, parrot, and others. 
 

    Location: Community Room
       
Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Last Day of Summer Reading Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
 
misc_none 12:00 PM Adult Summer Reading Program Ends Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Infomation Desk   413-789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Get your Bingo raffle tickets in by 12:00 to the Information and/or Reference Desks.  

The winner of the Adult SRP grand prize ($100 VISA gift card) will be chosen at 3:00.

You do not need to be present to win - winner will be called as soon as the name is drawn!

THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AND MAKING OUR PROGRAM A SUCCESS!

This is event is sponsored by one or more of the following: Agawam Center Library Association, MA Cultural Council, MA Library System, Boston Bruins, MA Board of Library Commissioners and CSLP.

 
lib_bookpurple 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Build a Better World with Stories - Literary Lunchtime for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Infomation Desk   789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Bring your lunch and listen to Wonder by R. J. Palaccio, read aloud to you by library staff!  You may hear some favorite childhood picture books as well!  Dessert will be provided - IF you finish your lunch!

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE INFORMATION DESK AS SPACE IS LIMITED.

This is event is sponsored by one or more of the following: Agawam Center Library Association, MA Cultural Council, MA Library System, Boston Bruins, MA Board of Library Commissioners and CSLP.

    Location: Peirce Conference Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM A.P. Chemistry Review Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teresa Buklerewicz   860-280-6602   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM A.P. Chemistry Review Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teresa Buklerewicz   860-280-6602   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Build a Better Reader Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 3-4.

This is a 5 week program and run Thursdays, July 27th, Aug. 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th. Please only register if you can attend all 5 classes. 

This program will be run by two student leaders who are completing their Silver Award for Girl Scouts.

Week 1: July 27th  Olivia & Demi will lead us in exploring different ways to tell a story. We will learn about Cut & Tell stories and Draw & Tell Stories.

Week 2: August 3rd Olivia & Demi will lead us as we read a story together and do an activity based on the story.

Week 3: August 10th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn different fun ways we can Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

Week 4: August 17th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn about Reader's Theater and practice a performing a play together.

Week 5: August 24th Olivia & Demi will direct us as we perform the play from week 4 for our friends and family.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Build a Better Reader Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 3-4.

This is a 5 week program and run Thursdays, July 27th, Aug. 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th. Please only register if you can attend all 5 classes. 

This program will be run by two student leaders who are completing their Silver Award for Girl Scouts.

Week 1: July 27th  Olivia & Demi will lead us in exploring different ways to tell a story. We will learn about Cut & Tell stories and Draw & Tell Stories.

Week 2: August 3rd Olivia & Demi will lead us as we read a story together and do an activity based on the story.

Week 3: August 10th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn different fun ways we can Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

Week 4: August 17th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn about Reader's Theater and practice a performing a play together.

Week 5: August 24th Olivia & Demi will direct us as we perform the play from week 4 for our friends and family.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Build a Better Reader Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550 ext. 3   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for students in grades 3-4.

This is a 5 week program and run Thursdays, July 27th, Aug. 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th. Please only register if you can attend all 5 classes. 

This program will be run by two student leaders who are completing their Silver Award for Girl Scouts.

Week 1: July 27th  Olivia & Demi will lead us in exploring different ways to tell a story. We will learn about Cut & Tell stories and Draw & Tell Stories.

Week 2: August 3rd Olivia & Demi will lead us as we read a story together and do an activity based on the story.

Week 3: August 10th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn different fun ways we can Reduce, Reuse & Recycle.

Week 4: August 17th Olivia & Demi will lead us as we learn about Reader's Theater and practice a performing a play together.

Week 5: August 24th Olivia & Demi will direct us as we perform the play from week 4 for our friends and family.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM Safety Bug Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    413-789-1550 ext. 3   
   

This annual event is coordinated by the GFWC Agawam Junior Women’s Club. First time bus riders are invited to learn about bus safety from the Safety Bug and take a short bus ride. Each bus rider will leave with a new book courtesy of the Agawam Family & Community Program

This event will be held at the Agawam Public Library 750 Cooper Street Agawam, MA 

    Location: Community Room
       
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Kindergarten Social Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    413-789-1550 ext. 3   
   

Kindergarten Socials: 

Clifford M. Granger & Robinson Park Sept.5th @ 6:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 11:00am

James Clark & Benjamin Phelps Sept.5th @ 5:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 10:00am

Join us for a fun storytime and a chance to make some new friends. Each student will leave with a new book courtesy of the Agawam Family & Community Program. This exciting event is offered to Agawam students entering Kindergarten in September.

This event will be held at the Agawam Public Library 750 Cooper Street Agawam, MA

**Registration is not required

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Kindergarten Social Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    413-789-1550 ext. 3   
   

Kindergarten Socials: 

Clifford M. Granger & Robinson Park Sept.5th @ 6:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 11:00am

James Clark & Benjamin Phelps Sept.5th @ 5:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 10:00am

Join us for a fun storytime and a chance to make some new friends. Each student will leave with a new book courtesy of the Agawam Family & Community Program. This exciting event is offered to Agawam students entering Kindergarten in September.

This event will be held at the Agawam Public Library 750 Cooper Street Agawam, MA

**Registration is not required

    Location: Community Room
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Thursday September 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Kindergarten Social Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    413-789-1550 ext. 3   
   

Kindergarten Socials: 

Clifford M. Granger & Robinson Park Sept.5th @ 6:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 11:00am

James Clark & Benjamin Phelps Sept.5th @ 5:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 10:00am

Join us for a fun storytime and a chance to make some new friends. Each student will leave with a new book courtesy of the Agawam Family & Community Program. This exciting event is offered to Agawam students entering Kindergarten in September.

This event will be held at the Agawam Public Library 750 Cooper Street Agawam, MA

**Registration is not required

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kindergarten Social Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    413-789-1550 ext. 3   
   

Kindergarten Socials: 

Clifford M. Granger & Robinson Park Sept.5th @ 6:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 11:00am

James Clark & Benjamin Phelps Sept.5th @ 5:30pm or Sept. 7th @ 10:00am

Join us for a fun storytime and a chance to make some new friends. Each student will leave with a new book courtesy of the Agawam Family & Community Program. This exciting event is offered to Agawam students entering Kindergarten in September.

This event will be held at the Agawam Public Library 750 Cooper Street Agawam, MA

**Registration is not required

    Location: Community Room
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