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Thursday March 30, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Move in Time/ A Fall Prevention Program  
    Contact: Lynn    413-717-7894   
   

Join Porchlight VNA and "Move in Time"...a free six-week falls, balance and educational class. Registration is required please call the above number to register for this class.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Anime & Fandom Club  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Anime & Fandom Club. Different topics each meeting, decided on by the members. 

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Wear your P.J.’s, listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft! Ages 3+.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room

Friday March 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music & Movement  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Singing and dancing for children 5 and under.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Saturday April 1, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Light It Up Blue for Autism Awareness  
    Contact:    594-1800   
   

Please join the Chicopee Light It Up Blue Committee, Mayor Kos and the Chicopee Public Library to celebrate the kickoff of Autism Awareness month with a day full of fun and information.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Monday April 3, 2017 -  Wednesday April 26, 2017
     NAMI Art Exhibit  
    Contact:    594-1800   
   

National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) will have an art exhibit for the month of April.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Monday April 3, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Computer Lab  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Come to the library on Mondays from 2-3pm for Open Computer Lab. Lab is limited to the first 10 participants and is first come, first serve. Come with your computer questions and get assistance from one of our reference staff. Call 413-594-1800 x108 for more information.

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Turning 65 and Medicare  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Come learn about what to do with medicare when you turn 65. This informational session is presented by Jim Zabik.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Tuesday April 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Office Hours with State Senator James Welch  
    Contact: Bruce Gendron   737-7756   
   

One of Senator Welch's community liaisons will be present at the library today for office hours.

    Location: Main Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Preschool Story Time focuses on children ages 2 ½ to 5 years of age. We promote and nourish a lifelong interest and love of stories through books, finger plays, and songs. The program also includes a simple craft for the children to enjoy.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Gaming  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Play the WiiU on the big screen!

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM JAWS open Lab  
    Contact: Anne Gancarz   413-594-1800 x3   agancarz@cwmars.org
   

If you or someone you know is blind or has low-vision, come to the Chicopee Public Library on the first Tuesday of the month from 3-5pm to learn about JAWS screen reading software with assistive technology specialist Robert Baran, M.Ed.

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Multiple Sclerosis Society Support Group  
    Contact: Sandra Mahoney   531-6583   
   

Multiple Sclerosis support group will meet tonight.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Wednesday April 5, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Blood Pressure and Health Counseling Clinic for Senior Citizens  
    Contact: Porchlight VNA & Home Care   413-437-9862   
   

Porchlight VNA & Home Care will provide a blood pressure and health screening for senior citizens.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Office Hours with State Senator Eric Lesser  
    Contact: Joel Mcauliffe   526-6501   joel.mcauliffe@masenate.gov
   

One of Senator Lesser's community liaisons will be present at the library today for office hours.

    Location: Main Library
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Rover  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have proven that reading to therapy dogs improves children’s reading ability. Stanley and Sadie provide us with happy times and lots of wags. Please contact the Children's Room to sign up.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM NAMI Art Exhibit Reception  
    Contact:    594-1800   
   

The National Alliance for Mental Illness will have a reception tonight for their art exhibit.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Thursday April 6, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Office Hours with State Representative Michael Finn  
    Contact: Laura Viamari   363-1965   
   

A representative for State Rep Michael Finn will be at the library today to meet with constituents.

    Location: Main Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ones Lapsit  
    Contact: Barbara Provonost   594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Little Ones Lapsit is a program designed for babies ages 9 months to 24 months and their caregivers. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Move in Time/ A Fall Prevention Program  
    Contact: Lynn    413-717-7894   
   

Join Porchlight VNA and "Move in Time"...a free six-week falls, balance and educational class. Registration is required please call the above number to register for this class.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Learn RootsMagic  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x 3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Learn to use the RootsMagic Genealogy software with Genealogist Hillary Schau. In the computer lab. Limited to 10 participants.

    Location: Computer Lab
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess for Teens  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Chess gathering, informal tournament. Open to middle and high school students.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Community Development/ Annual Action Plan Hearing  
    Contact: Julie Dias   594-1490   
   

2017-2018 Draft Annual Action Plan Hearing will be held tonight. Public is welcome.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Minions!  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Bello! Please join us for Minions Night. Learn to speak some minionese, make crafts, play games and have a snack. Poopaye!

Registration is required for children ages 5 -12.  Please call 413-594-1800 x4 or stop by the Children's Room to sign-up.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab

Friday April 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Saturday April 8, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM First Time Home Buyer's Workshop  
    Contact: Beverly Barry   583-2087   
   

First Time Home Buyer's workshop today. Call the Chicopee Neighborhood Development at the number above or click on the link to register for a class.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Monday April 10, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Computer Lab  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Come to the library on Mondays from 2-3pm for Open Computer Lab. Lab is limited to the first 10 participants and is first come, first serve. Come with your computer questions and get assistance from one of our reference staff. Call 413-594-1800 x108 for more information.

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Miss Representation Screening and Discussion  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x120   edaly@cwmars.org
   

Screening of the documentary Miss Representation. http://therepresentationproject.org/film/miss-representation/ Discussion to follow.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Tuesday April 11, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Office Hours with State Senator James Welch  
    Contact: Bruce Gendron   737-7756   
   

One of Senator Welch's community liaisons will be present at the library today for office hours.

    Location: Main Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Minecraft Building Challenge  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Test your Minecraft Building skills. Open to middle and high school students. Please sign up in the Children's Room. 

    Location: Computer Lab
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Celebrate Easter with ChicopeeFRESH  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x4   edaly@cwmars.org
   

Color Easter Eggs with natural dyes and make a healthy snack. Presented by local farm to school group, Chicopee FRESH.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab

Wednesday April 12, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Needlecraft Circle  
    Contact: Anne Gancarz   413-594-1800 x108   
   

You are invited to come and be a part of our needlecraft circle. It is a get-together for people interested in knitting, crochet and other needlecrafts. We will share ideas, tips and directions. Walk-ins are welcome.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Thursday April 13, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ones Lapsit  
    Contact: Barbara Provonost   594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Little Ones Lapsit is a program designed for babies ages 9 months to 24 months and their caregivers. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Learn RootsMagic  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x 3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Learn to use the RootsMagic Genealogy software with Genealogist Hillary Schau. In the computer lab. Limited to 10 participants.

    Location: Computer Lab
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Anime & Fandom Club  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Anime & Fandom Club. Different topics each meeting, decided on by the members. 

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Wear your P.J.’s, listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft! Ages 3+.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chicopee Democratic Committee  
    Contact: Michael Pise   265-6631   
   

The Chicopee Democratic Committee will meet tonight.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Chicopee Book Discussion Group  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   594-1800 x107   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

The Chicopee Book Discussion group meets the second Thursday of each month from September till May. We read all types of books: fiction, non-fiction, poetry and biographies. You are invited to join us for a night of lively discussion.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Friday April 14, 2017
     Library Open today 9-12pm  
    Contact:    594-1800   
   

The library is open today from 9am till 12pm.

   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Saturday April 15, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM First Time Home Buyer's Workshop  
    Contact: Beverly Barry   583-2087   
   

First Time Home Buyer's workshop today. Call the Chicopee Neighborhood Development at the number above or click on the link to register for a class.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Monday April 17, 2017
     Library Closed Today for Patriot's Day  
    Contact:    594-1800   
   

The library is closed today for Patriot's Day.

    Location: Main Library

Tuesday April 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Office Hours with State Senator James Welch  
    Contact: Bruce Gendron   737-7756   
   

One of Senator Welch's community liaisons will be present at the library today for office hours.

    Location: Main Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Fairies of the Seasons with Anna Sobel  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x4   edaly@cwmars.org
   

 In this magical show, set on a handmade dress that twirls as the year turns, each season has its own fairy that takes care of changing the natural world accordingly. That is, until a grumpy gnome decides to rearrange all the season fairies so things will stay the same all year round! Beautiful handmade fairy puppets and hand-felted animals invite young children to move, sing, and help the fairies of each season as they try find their way back. Recommended for ages 2-7. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Chicopee Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Gaming Program  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Play the WiiU on the big screen!

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab

Wednesday April 19, 2017
   12:00 AM  -  12:00 AM Dress Like an Animal Day!  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800 x120   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Today is Dress Like an Animal Day!  Wear animal ears, tails, t-shirts, paint your face or wear a costume.  Join in the Fun!!!

    Location: Main Library
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Animal Face Painting  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Animal face painting today in the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Free Family Bingo  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Traditional Bingo games and chances to win free books! For ages 5+

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Chicopee Historical Society Meeting with Speaker  
    Contact:    594-1800 x3   
   

The Chicopee Historical Society will commence with a brief meeting at 6:30pm. The program tonight will feature Jacqueline T. Lynch who will share the story of her latest writing project, Comedy and Tragedy on the Mountain: 70 years of Summer Theatre on Mt. Tom, Holyoke, Massachusetts. Her carefully researched book is a community treasure.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Thursday April 20, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Office Hours with State Representative Michael Finn  
    Contact: Laura Viamari   363-1965   
   

A representative for State Rep Michael Finn will be at the library today to meet with constituents.

    Location: Main Library
   10:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ones Lapsit  
    Contact: Barbara Provonost   594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Little Ones Lapsit is a program designed for babies ages 9 months to 24 months and their caregivers. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Learn RootsMagic  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x 3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Learn to use the RootsMagic Genealogy software with Genealogist Hillary Schau. In the computer lab. Limited to 10 participants.

    Location: Computer Lab
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Motion Man  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x4   edaly@cwmars.org
   

Motion Man, Jody Scalise will perform a show for all ages of physical comedy, mime, magic, circus and illusion.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab

Friday April 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Family Movie: Secret Life of Pets  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x4   edaly@cwmars.org
   

April Vacation Week Family Movie. Enjoy popcorn and a movie.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Sunday April 23, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Spring Recital with Steve Curylo and Clifton Noble  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a Spring Recital with Steve Curylo, baritone and Clifton Noble on piano for classical music of Bach,Butterworth, Poulenc and Verdi. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Chicopee Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Monday April 24, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Open Computer Lab  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Come to the library on Mondays from 2-3pm for Open Computer Lab. Lab is limited to the first 10 participants and is first come, first serve. Come with your computer questions and get assistance from one of our reference staff. Call 413-594-1800 x108 for more information.

    Location: Computer Lab
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Springtime Art with Erin  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x4   edaly@cwmars.org
   

Ages 5+ Make an art project for spring! No registration necessary.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Chicopee Commission for the Disabled  
    Contact: Miguel Roldan Castro   693-5409   
   

The Chicopee Commission for the Disabled will meet tonight. Public is welcome.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Tuesday April 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Office Hours with State Senator James Welch  
    Contact: Bruce Gendron   737-7756   
   

One of Senator Welch's community liaisons will be present at the library today for office hours.

    Location: Main Library
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Middle Grade Book Club  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x120   edaly@cwmars.org
   

For children in grades 4-7, focusing on JFIC or middle grade novels. Registration is required. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room. This month's book is Anne of Green Gables.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab

Wednesday April 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Games/Coloring for Grown-Ups  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join our friends from Sunshine Village for coloring, games, puzzles and more. Use the time to socialize or work on some fun activities. 

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM eReader Class  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Bring your eReader with you or try out one of ours. Learn how to download books, magazines or even movies depending on your device. 

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Read to Rover  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have proven that reading to therapy dogs improves children’s reading ability. Stanley and Sadie provide us with happy times and lots of wags. Please contact the Children's Room to sign up.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Needlecraft Circle  
    Contact: Anne Gancarz   413-594-1800 x108   
   

You are invited to come and be a part of our needlecraft circle. It is a get-together for people interested in knitting, crochet and other needlecrafts. We will share ideas, tips and directions. Walk-ins are welcome.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Thursday April 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ones Lapsit  
    Contact: Barbara Provonost   594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Little Ones Lapsit is a program designed for babies ages 9 months to 24 months and their caregivers. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Anime & Fandom Club  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Anime & Fandom Club. Different topics each meeting, decided on by the members. 

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Genealogy Open Lab  
    Contact: Chuck Abel   594-1800 x3   cabel@cwmars.org
   

Need help with your genealogy research? Come to Genealogy Open Lab every Tuesday and Thursday to receive assistance from experienced volunteers and to use the library's valuable resources (Ancestry, Fold3, Heritage Quest, FamilySearch microfilm, books, etc).

    Location: Computer Lab
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Talk-Tom Shea  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Tom Shea will do a book reading from his book "Dingers".  This book breaks down the 101 most memorable home runs in baseball history, telling their stories and how they affected the game of baseball. If you're a baseball fan, you won't want to miss this discussion.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Wear your P.J.’s, listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft! Ages 3+.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room

Friday April 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music & Movement  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Singing and dancing for children 5 and under.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Monday May 1, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Turning 65 and Medicare  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   
Come learn about what to do with medicare when you turn 65. This informational session is presented by Jim Zabik. 
    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Ukulele Workshop with Julie Stepanek  
    Contact: Erin Daly   413-594-1800x4   edaly@cwmars.org
   

Learn to play the ukulele with Julie Stepanek! Ukuleles provided for up to 20 participants. Or you can bring your own. All ages welcome, kids, teens and adults! Please sign up in the Children's Room. This program is supported by a grant from the Chicopee Cultural Council, a local agency, which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Tuesday May 2, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Preschool Story Time focuses on children ages 2 ½ to 5 years of age. We promote and nourish a lifelong interest and love of stories through books, finger plays, and songs. The program also includes a simple craft for the children to enjoy.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Gaming  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Play the WiiU on the big screen!

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM JAWS open Lab  
    Contact: Anne Gancarz   413-594-1800 x3   agancarz@cwmars.org
   

If you or someone you know is blind or has low-vision, come to the Chicopee Public Library on the first Tuesday of the month from 3-5pm to learn about JAWS screen reading software with assistive technology specialist Robert Baran, M.Ed.

    Location: Computer Lab

Wednesday May 3, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Blood Pressure and Health Counseling Clinic for Senior Citizens  
    Contact: Porchlight VNA & Home Care   413-437-9862   
   

Porchlight VNA & Home Care will provide a blood pressure and health screening for senior citizens.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Rover  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have proven that reading to therapy dogs improves children’s reading ability. Stanley and Sadie provide us with happy times and lots of wags. Please contact the Children's Room to sign up.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room

Thursday May 4, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM May the Fourth Be With You  
    Contact: Erin Daly   13-594-1800x4   edaly@cwmars.org
   

Star Wars program for families and kids of all ages! Trivia, costume contest.... other stuff I haven't thought of yet...

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Friday May 5, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Tuesday May 9, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Talk with Lisa Zarcone  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   594-1800 x3   
   

Lisa Zarcone will discuss her memoir "The Unspoken Truth".  

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Wednesday May 10, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Too Human  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Listen to your favorite Jazz standards plus new favorites. Ellen and Roger will have your toes tapping and you'll be glad you came.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Chicopee Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Thursday May 11, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ones Lapsit  
    Contact: Barbara Provonost   594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Little Ones Lapsit is a program designed for babies ages 9 months to 24 months and their caregivers. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Make a Mother's Day Card  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Drop in and make a Mother's Day Card in the Children's Room. 

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Anime & Fandom Club  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Anime & Fandom Club. Different topics each meeting, decided on by the members. 

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Chicopee Book Discussion Group  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   594-1800 x107   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

The Chicopee Book Discussion group meets the second Thursday of each month from September till May. We read all types of books: fiction, non-fiction, poetry and biographies. You are invited to join us for a night of lively discussion.

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Friday May 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music & Movement  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Singing and dancing for children 5 and under.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Tuesday May 16, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Preschool Story Time focuses on children ages 2 ½ to 5 years of age. We promote and nourish a lifelong interest and love of stories through books, finger plays, and songs. The program also includes a simple craft for the children to enjoy.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Gaming  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Play the WiiU on the big screen!

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Wednesday May 17, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Block party  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Build with Legos! Ages 6-12 Please register by calling, emailing or signing up at the Children's Room desk.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Thursday May 18, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ones Lapsit  
    Contact: Barbara Provonost   594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Little Ones Lapsit is a program designed for babies ages 9 months to 24 months and their caregivers. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Storytime  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Wear your P.J.’s, listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft! Ages 3+.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room

Friday May 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room

Wednesday May 24, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Read to Rover  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have proven that reading to therapy dogs improves children’s reading ability. Stanley and Sadie provide us with happy times and lots of wags. Please contact the Children's Room to sign up.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room

Thursday May 25, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Ones Lapsit  
    Contact: Barbara Provonost   594-1800 x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Little Ones Lapsit is a program designed for babies ages 9 months to 24 months and their caregivers. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Please sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Anime & Fandom Club  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Anime & Fandom Club. Different topics each meeting, decided on by the members. 

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Talk-You'll Like It Here  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Ed Orzechowski will discuss his book You'll Like It Here. The book tells the story of Donald Vitkus, a former Belchertown State Hospital patient.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Friday May 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Scrabble Club  
    Contact: Carol Bagley   413-594-1800 x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join us at the Chicopee Public Library for a game of Scrabble!

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music & Movement  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Singing and dancing for children 5 and under.

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Monday May 29, 2017
     Library Closed for Memorial Day  
    Contact:    594-1800   
   

The library is closed today for Memorial Day.


Tuesday May 30, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Pre-School Story Time Sing-a-Long  
    Contact: Barbara Pronovost   413-594-1800x4   bpronovo@cwmars.org
   

Sing along in the Community Room. Piano Music by Carol Lynne. 

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Gaming  
    Contact: Brent Tenerowicz   413-594-1800x4   btenerowicz@cwmars.org
   

Play the WiiU on the big screen!

    Location: Main Library- Bazan Community Room

Wednesday May 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Games/Coloring for Grown-Ups  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
   

Join our friends from Sunshine Village for coloring, games, puzzles and more. Use the time to socialize or work on some fun activities. 

    Location: Main Library - Conference Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Teriffic Twos  
    Contact: Emily Trigilio   413-594-1800x4   etrigilio@cwmars.org
   

Terrific Two is a program tailored especially for the two year old child. This small group introduces the child to story time and includes a short play time and simple craft. Registration is required for each 4 week session. Sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping by the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library - Children's Room

Wednesday July 19, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Web Wednesday  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
    Location: Computer Lab

Wednesday August 2, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Web Wednesday  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
    Location: Computer Lab

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Web Wednesday  
    Contact: Carol Lynne Bagley   413-594-1800x3   cbagley@cwmars.org
    Location: Computer Lab

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