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Wednesday May 24, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

  Chess Club!

If you enjoy Chess or if you want to learn how to play, join us Wednesday afternoons for a game or two! Our amazing instructor, Michael Gray will provide instruction and tips to help sharpen your playing skills.  

Open to all children (ages 6-16) with or without prior experience.

No registration needed!


Thursday May 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Not Just Knitting!  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

A space to share, chat and learn with others. Bring your knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, or any needlecraft project you’re working on.

No registration required.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Tuesday May 30, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Digital Discussions  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

Get one-on-one help with a tech savvy librarian. Bring in your laptop or mobile device for assistance with our digital catalog, Zinio, library online resources, or other general questions you may have.

Don't forget to bring in your library card and/or passwords you may need.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Wednesday May 31, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

  Chess Club!

If you enjoy Chess or if you want to learn how to play, join us Wednesday afternoons for a game or two! Our amazing instructor, Michael Gray will provide instruction and tips to help sharpen your playing skills.  

Open to all children (ages 6-16) with or without prior experience.

No registration needed!


Thursday June 1, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  8:00 PM Student Volunteers!  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

 Return Student Volunteer Applications today!

Students entering 5th Grade and above can return completed applications to volunteer for this year's Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World! beginning today, Thursday, June 1st.

* Please note, applications must be returned to the Children's Department with a parent/guardian. Time slots fill on a first come basis and popular slots fill quickly.

The Student Volunteer Program is for students entering Grade 5 or above who are interested in helping with summer reading registration, art projects, and games. Students commit to a weekly 2-hour shift between June 26th and July 28th.

If you want to have FUN… join the Summer Reading Volunteer Program!                                                                                 


Monday June 5, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books & Babies  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

 

Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips!

This program is sponsored through Pathways for Parents.

   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Read to Cassie  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   
Read to Cassie!
 
Beginning and reluctant readers who would benefit from
reading practice can register for a ten-minute time slot to
read to Cassie, a certified Bright Spot Therapy Dog. Registration required.                                                                   

Tuesday June 6, 2017
   6:00 AM Don't Be Fooled By Fake News!  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

Image result for steve fox umassNews outlets have changed in the past two decades – and even more so in the last 18 months. The number of news sources available today have grown exponentially. The endless stream of TV coverage, journalists live tweeting events, to political and government officials reporting directly to the public has created a dilemma for news consumers.

Join us for a presentation, followed by a Q&A session on news literacy with UMass Amherst Journalism Professor, Steve Fox.

Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends.

    Location: Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Student Volunteer Training  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

Attention students volunteering for the 2017 Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World!

If you have registered to be a student volunteer this summer, please plan on attending one of the training sessions offered. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to be a wonderful volunteer and find out what's new this year! 

Please call the Children's Department 525-5400 x1506 if you need to reschedule or have any questions.

Training dates; Tuesday, June 6th @ 4:00 PM, Monday, June 12th @ 4:00 PM, and Wednesday, June 14th @ 6:00 PM


Wednesday June 7, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess Club  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

    Last chance to play a game of Chess!   

Chess Club members are invited to celebrate a wonderful year of chess with an end of year party! 

Mark your calendar to join the fun, enjoy a game or two, and a special prize drawing!

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to thank our amazing instructor, Michael Gray for a wonderful year!

 

   6:00 PM The Healing Power of Meditation  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

Join Ena Arel as she leads you in several different ways to practice meditation. She will also talk about her 20+ years of experience with meditation as a path to happiness, a natural state that is available to each of us in every moment.

Registration required.

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday June 8, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Digital Discussions  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

Get one-on-one help with a tech savvy librarian. Bring in your laptop or mobile device for assistance with our digital catalog, Zinio, library online resources, or other general questions you may have.

Don't forget to bring in your library card and/or passwords you may need.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Friday June 9, 2017
   1:00 PM Friday Flicks!  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

Image result for before i fall Before I Fall

February 12 is just another day in Sam's charmed life, until it turns out to be her last. Stuck reliving her last day over one inexplicable week, Sam untangles the mystery around her death and discovers everything she's losing. BAsed on the novel by Lauren Oliver. Rated PG-13.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday June 12, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books & Babies  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

 

Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips!

This program is sponsored through Pathways for Parents.

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Student Volunteer Training  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

Attention students volunteering for the 2017 Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World!

If you have registered to be a student volunteer this summer, please plan on attending one of the training sessions offered. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to be a wonderful volunteer and find out what's new this year!  

Please call the Children's Department 525-5400 x1506 if you need to reschedule or have any questions.

Training dates; Tuesday, June 6th @ 4:00 PM, Monday, June 12th @ 4:00 PM, and Wednesday, June 14th @ 6:00 PM. 


Tuesday June 13, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Preschool Yoga  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

  Creative Preschool Yoga! 

Join Lisa Katz for playful and imaginative expression with music and movement. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver (adults participate too!). 

Sign up is required. 


Wednesday June 14, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Student Volunteer Training  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

Attention students volunteering for the 2017 Summer Reading Program, Build a Better World!

If you have registered to be a student volunteer this summer, please plan on attending one of the training sessions offered. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to be a wonderful volunteer and find out what's new this year! 

Please call the Children's Department 525-5400 x1506 if you need to reschedule or have any questions.

Training dates; Tuesday, June 6th @ 4:00 PM, Monday, June 12th @ 4:00 PM, and Wednesday, June 14th @ 6:00 PM. 


Thursday June 15, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outside the Lines  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 

Experience the combination of stress relief and relaxation. All materials are provided, just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Monday June 19, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books & Babies  
    Contact: Children's Department   413-525-5400 x1506   libraryleroy@gmail.com
   

 

Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips!

This program is sponsored through Pathways for Parents.


Thursday June 22, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM SUMMER READING KICK-OFF  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

OUR ANNUAL SUMMER READING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS, TEENS, & KIDS STARTS TODAY!

Join us for lawn games, pizza, prizes, and music (Jon O'Neill) during an after hours kick-off party. We'll also be having a few activities for everyone to enjoy, including a First Aid make-a-kit and assembling Operation Gratititude care kits.

NO registration, all are invited.


Friday June 23, 2017
   1:00 PM Friday Flicks!  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 The Last Word

Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship. Rated R.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday June 27, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Digital Discussions  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

Get one-on-one help with a tech savvy librarian. Bring in your laptop or mobile device for assistance with our digital catalog, Zinio, library online resources, or other general questions you may have.

Don't forget to bring in your library card and/or passwords you may need.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Thursday July 20, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outside the Lines  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 

Experience the combination of stress relief and relaxation. All materials are provided, just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Thursday August 17, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outside the Lines  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 

Experience the combination of stress relief and relaxation. All materials are provided, just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Thursday September 21, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outside the Lines  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 

Experience the combination of stress relief and relaxation. All materials are provided, just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Thursday October 19, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outside the Lines  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 

Experience the combination of stress relief and relaxation. All materials are provided, just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Thursday November 16, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outside the Lines  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 

Experience the combination of stress relief and relaxation. All materials are provided, just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring.

    Location: Library Conference Room

Thursday December 21, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Outside the Lines  
    Contact: Lyndsay Johnson   525-5400 x1508   lyjohnson@cwmars.org
   

 

Experience the combination of stress relief and relaxation. All materials are provided, just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring.

    Location: Library Conference Room

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