Agawam Public Library

Agawam, MA

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Tuesday January 16, 2018 -  Saturday February 24, 2018
     Winter Reading Program for kids and teens  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Kids and teens are invited to join the Winter Reading Program.

Keep track of the days you read (if you read every day you get a prize). You can do challenges to earn raffle tickets to enter to win weekly prizes.

Reading Logs will be available at the library starting January 2nd.


Tuesday February 20, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Adult Drop-In Sit & Knit  
    Contact: Information Desk   789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Bring your stick and strings or hooks and plarn and enjoy time with other like-minded crafters.

    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Block Party for grades 1-4 - CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   4137891550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

This program is for Grades 1-4.

Build something awesome using Lego Blocks.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:30 PM Agawam Historical Association  
    Contact: Sue Scantlen   214-2319   
    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM Agawam Cultural Council  
    Contact: Bob Kadis   789-4814   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room

Wednesday February 21, 2018
   9:30 AM Adult Drop-In ChairFit  
    Contact: Information Desk   789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

ChairFit class taught by Mary Ellen More.  Beginner class and no experience is necessary.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM J.I.N.G.O. for Grades K-2  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Kids in grades K-2 are invited to come play J.I.N.G.O. It's Bingo for little kids!

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:30 PM LIquor License Commission  
    Contact: Margaret McCarthy   726-9745   
    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM Agawam Democratic Committee  
    Contact: Kerri O'Connor   413-575-3582   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room

Thursday February 22, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Movie: Middle School the Worst Years of My Life  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us and watch Middle School the Worst Years of My Life on the big screen.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM Conservation Commission  
    Contact: Pam Kerr   726-9737   
    Location: Community Room

Friday February 23, 2018
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Movie: Lego Ninjago  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us to watch The LEGO Ninjago Movie PG (2017). Popcorn will be served.

Drop in. 

    Location: Community Room

Saturday February 24, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends of the Library Photo Show Pick-Up  
    Contact: Bob Kadis   789-4814   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room

Monday February 26, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Special Services Guidance Councelors  
    Contact: Jenn Kerr     
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for ages 3 and older  
    Contact: Susan Peoples   413-789-1550   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, activities, and a craft.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time for 19 months-36 months  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop-in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Drop-In Passenger Rail Advocacy Meeting  
    Contact: Ben   413-341-0123   
    Location: Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM High School Hangout Grades 9-12  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Students in Grades 9-12 can come eat snacks, play games or just hangout.

Drop-in. No registration is required.

    Location: Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM ESOL Classes  
    Contact: Judy Clini   789-1550 x8855   jclini@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   6:30 PM Board of Appeals  
    Contact: Amanda Boissonnault   726-9739   
    Location: Community Room
   7:00 PM Genealogy Sharing Roundtable  
    Contact: Cher Collins   789-155.0 x8851   ccollins@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join Adult Services Librarian, Cher Collins, for an informal evening of genealogy discussion-roundtable style. Come prepared to share your "brick wall" experiences and the strategies you used to overcome the stalls in your research.  Participants will have an opportunity to share their unique stories, ask for and offer research advice to others.

Space is limited to 15 participants.  Please contact Cher to register.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Tuesday February 27, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Lapsit Storytime for birth-18 months  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for ages 3 and older  
    Contact: Susan Peoples   413-789-1550   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, activities, and a craft.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Adult Drop-In Sit & Knit  
    Contact: Information Desk   789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

Bring your stick and strings or hooks and plarn and enjoy time with other like-minded crafters.

    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   6:00 PM Agawam Housing Committee CANCELLED  
    Contact: Amanda Boissonnault   726-9739   
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   7:00 PM Adult Drop-In Yoga  
    Contact: Information Desk   789-1550 x4   wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org
   

This is a beginner's class and no experience is necessary.  The Class is taugh by Mary Ellen More.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday February 28, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   2:00 PM AHS Chess Match  
    Contact: AHS Chess Club     
    Location: Community Room
   2:00 PM Book Club  
    Contact: Cher Collins   789-1550 x8851   ccollins@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Cookies & Canvas for Grades 5-8  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us as we learn how to paint a beautiful cupcake.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:25 PM Community Preservation  
    Contact: Jennifer Bonfiglio   726-9742   
    Location: Community Room

Thursday March 1, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Lapsit Storytime for birth-18 months  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time for 19 months-36 months  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop-in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Monday March 5, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for ages 3 and older  
    Contact: Susan Peoples   413-789-1550   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, activities, and a craft.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time for 19 months-36 months  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop-in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Sensory Storytime  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   4137891550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, or sensory integration challenges. We will engage kids through movement, music, stories and sensory activity play.

Registration is suggested so we can tailor this program to your child’s needs.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Tuesday March 6, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Lapsit Storytime for birth-18 months  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for ages 3 and older  
    Contact: Susan Peoples   413-789-1550   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, activities, and a craft.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Memory Journal  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   (413) 821-0597    Michelle Connery
   

Pictures can only tell part of a memory, come learn how to tell the rest of the story. Learn to create a memory journal that you and your family will treasure for years come.
Each child will be provided with one complete album per school year.
Refill pages will be provided once initial album is complete. 
Attendees are asked to bring their own pictures.

This program is designed for children ages 6-12 and their families. 
Registration is limited to 15 families. Registration is required.
Registration by email: Michelle Connery mconnery@agawamed.org

This is event will be located in the Children’s Activity Room at the Agawam Public Library. 750 Cooper Street Agawam

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Wednesday March 7, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Home Schoolers  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   (413) 821-0597   MConnery@agawamed.org
   

This program is for Home Schooling Families.

This program is presented by the Agawam Family & Community Program.

Registration is required. To register email Michelle Connery at MConnery@agawamed.org

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Cookies & Canvas for Grades 5-8  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Come paint a beautiful cupcake. All materials will be provided.

Registration is required. CALL THE LIBRARY TO REGISTER 413-789-1550

Please note this program is the same as the one offered on February 28th. If you attended the class on February 28th please don't register for this class. This way we can serve the highest number of students.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Thursday March 8, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Lapsit Storytime for birth-18 months  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time for 19 months-36 months  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop-in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Board Game Afternoon  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Board Game Afternoon   (two offerings: one for Grades 9-12, one for grades 5-8)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm            for Grades 9-12

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm           for Grades 5-8

Registration is required.

Come play board games. There will be some classic games and some you might not have heard of before. Feel free to bring in your own board games to play with others.  

There will be snacks.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Board Game Afternoon  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Board Game Afternoon   (two offerings: one for Grades 9-12, one for grades 5-8)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm            for Grades 9-12

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm           for Grades 5-8

Registration is required.

Come play board games. There will be some classic games and some you might not have heard of before. Feel free to bring in your own board games to play with others.  

There will be snacks.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Friday March 9, 2018
   11:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Library Homeschool Class  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This class is for Homeschooling Families.

Many of the activities will be tailored towards an elementary school audience, but all ages are welcome.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Block Party for grades 1-4  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   4137891550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for Grades 1-4.

Build something awesome using Lego Blocks.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Saturday March 10, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Room Reserved for Nancy Bobskill  
    Contact: Pamela   4137891550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Children's Activity Room

Wednesday March 14, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room

Monday March 19, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Story Time for ages 3 and older  
    Contact: Susan Peoples   413-789-1550   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, activities, and a craft.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time for 19 months-36 months  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop-in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Tuesday March 20, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Lapsit Storytime for birth-18 months  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Story Time for ages 3 and older  
    Contact: Susan Peoples   413-789-1550   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, activities, and a craft.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Parent-Child Date Night  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   413-821-0597   MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG
   

This program is for parents and one child ages 5-10
The best way to know your child is to schedule one-on-one time with them. Experience a night out with one of your children to enjoy some quality interaction while participating in fun activities! Parents are asked to only come with one child at a time. 

Registration is required by phone or email
Contact: Michelle Connery 413-821-0597 
MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG

 
    Location: Children's Activity Room

Wednesday March 21, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Book Buddies for grades K-2  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us as we read a book together and do activities based on the book. We will be reading The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle.

Registration is required.         

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Thursday March 22, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Lapsit Storytime for birth-18 months  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Toddler Time for 19 months-36 months  
    Contact: Rose Dupre   413-789-1550   rdupre@agawamlibrary.org
   

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.

Drop-in. No registration.

    Location: Children's Activity Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Parent-Child Date Night  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   413-821-0597   MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG
   

This program is for parents and one child ages 5-10
The best way to know your child is to schedule one-on-one time with them. Experience a night out with one of your children to enjoy some quality interaction while participating in fun activities! Parents are asked to only come with one child at a time. 

Registration is required by phone or email
Contact: Michelle Connery 413-821-0597 
MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG

 
    Location: Children's Activity Room

Friday March 23, 2018
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Pre-K STEAM for ages 3-5  
    Contact: Susan Peoples   4137891550   speoples@agawamlibrary.org
   

This program is for ages 3-5.

Explore different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Monday March 26, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM High School Hangout Grades 9-12  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pweingart@agawamlibrary.org
   

Students in Grades 9-12 can come eat snacks, play games or just hangout.

Drop-in. No registration is required.

    Location: Community Room

Wednesday March 28, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room

Thursday March 29, 2018
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM BeTween Lego Builders Grades 5-8  
    Contact: Pamela Weingart   413-789-1550   pw
   

This program is for students in grades 5-8.

Build awesome things with Lego blocks.

Registration is required.

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Wednesday April 4, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Home Schoolers  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   (413) 821-0597   MConnery@agawamed.org
   

This program is for Home Schooling Families.

This program is presented by the Agawam Family & Community Program.

Registration is required. To register email Michelle Connery at MConnery@agawamed.org

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Wednesday April 11, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Parent-Child Date Night  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   413-821-0597   MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG
   

This program is for parents and one child ages 5-10
The best way to know your child is to schedule one-on-one time with them. Experience a night out with one of your children to enjoy some quality interaction while participating in fun activities! Parents are asked to only come with one child at a time. 

Registration is required by phone or email
Contact: Michelle Connery 413-821-0597 
MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG

 
    Location: Children's Activity Room

Thursday April 12, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Parent-Child Date Night  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   413-821-0597   MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG
   

This program is for parents and one child ages 5-10
The best way to know your child is to schedule one-on-one time with them. Experience a night out with one of your children to enjoy some quality interaction while participating in fun activities! Parents are asked to only come with one child at a time. 

Registration is required by phone or email
Contact: Michelle Connery 413-821-0597 
MCONNERY@AGAWAMED.ORG

 
    Location: Children's Activity Room

Wednesday April 18, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room

Wednesday April 25, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room

Wednesday May 2, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Computer Class  
    Contact: Jerome Walczak   789-1550 x8852   jwalczak@agawamlibrary.org
    Location: Peirce Conference Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Home Schoolers  
    Contact: Michelle Connery   (413) 821-0597   MConnery@agawamed.org
   

This program is for Home Schooling Families.

This program is presented by the Agawam Family & Community Program.

Registration is required. To register email Michelle Connery at MConnery@agawamed.org

    Location: Children's Activity Room

Tuesday May 22, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Zip One Book Symposium  
    Contact: Cher Collins   789-1550 x8851   ccollins@agawamlibrary.org

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