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Monday January 21, 2019
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Library Closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day

The library is closed today for Martin Luther King Jr Day.

LOCATION: Main Library
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

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

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Movie Night: Crazy Rich Asians
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come watch a movie on the big screen in the Community Room. You come and enjoy the movie. We'll provide the popcorn.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Read to Rover
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have shown 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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Chicopee Historical Society
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Chicopee Historical Society will meet tonight.

CONTACT:  Jacqueline Lynch    thechicopeehistoricalsociety@gmail.com
LOCATION: Main Library
Thursday January 24, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Conversation Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you need practice speaking in English? This program is for non-native speakers of English to work on vocabulary, grammar and especially speaking.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Open Computer Lab
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Do you have computer questions? Stop by open lab and get help with your questions.

CONTACT:  Brigitte Bisaillon  413-594-1800x3  bbisaill@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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MAGE Day Movie- Rise
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education will sponser P.Susan Jackson's documentary Rise, about the lives and challeges of the gifted.

CONTACT:  Helen Bentley  860-394-7427  
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pajama Story Time is family night at the library! Wear your p.j.'s and enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3 and up. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Friday January 25, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Playgroup
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A playgroup for ages 5 and under in the Community Room. Registration is not required. This program is for caregivers and children to play and socialize.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Monday January 28, 2019
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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ChicopeeFRESH presents Fun with Food
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ChicopeeFRESH, the farm to school program of the Chicopee Public Schools, is serving up healthy local food in the cafeteria and leading hands-on lessons in the classroom and school garden. Join us at the library for our FREE workshop series for kids featuring healthy snacks and fun crafts! These events are recommended for children ages 5-12. For questions, contact us at chicopeefresh@gmail.com

Veggie Engineering! Put your engineering skills to the test as we see who can build the tallest tower using fruits, veggies, and household items such as toothpicks, straws, paperclips, and rubber bands.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  4135941800x4  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Chicopee Commission for the Disabled
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Al Kendall    careerboosters1@gmail.com
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pre-School Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Cheddar the Story Time Mouse for stories, songs , finger plays and crafts.  This program is designed for children 3 to 5 years of age.

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Teen Gaming
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Grab your friends and come play the Wii-U on the big screen!  Be sure to check the Teen Events flyer to see what game we will be playing.

CONTACT:  Brent Tenerowicz  413-594-1800  btenerowicz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Wednesday January 30, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Needlecraft Circle
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Anne Gancarz  413-594-1800 x3  agancarz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Thursday January 31, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Teen Anime and Fandom Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Teen Anime and Fandom Club!  Be sure to check the Teen Event flyer to find out the theme for this meeting.

CONTACT:  Brent Tenerowicz  413-594-1800  btenerowicz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Creativebug with Brigitte
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a craft using our Creativebug database. Ages 10 and up welcome. Register for this class at the Reference Desk or call 413.594.1800x3.

CONTACT:  Brigitte Bisaillon  413-594-1800x3  bbisaill@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Friday February 1, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Groundhog Day Craft
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Did Punxatawney Phil see his shadow? If it's six more weeks of winter or the hope of an early spring, stop by the Children's Room to make a Groundhog Day Craft. No registration required

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Monday February 4, 2019
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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JAWS Open Lab
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Anne Gancarz  413-594-1800 x3  agancarz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Fun and Games
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us in the Conference Room to play board games or color. Bring your own favorite board game or play one of ours. We'll provide coloring supplies.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Multiple Sclerosis Society Support Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis support group will meet tonight.

CONTACT:  Sandra Mahoney  531-6583  
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Wednesday February 6, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Read to Rover
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have shown 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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Thursday February 7, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Conversation Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you need practice speaking in English? This program is for non-native speakers of English to work on vocabulary, grammar and especially speaking.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Year of the Pig Craft
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Happy Lunar New Year! It's the Year of the Pig. Stop by the Children's Room to celebrate with a craft.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Kids Room Book Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reading, talking about books, playing word games. Something different every month for kids in grades 3 and up. Stop by the Children's Room to sign up and pick up a book. This month we are reading Dork Diaries #1: Tales from a Not-so-Fabulous Life by Rachel Renee Russell.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Open Computer Lab
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Come to the library on Thursdays from 5-6pm 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.

CONTACT:  Brigitte Bisaillon  594-1800x3  bbisaillon@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pajama Story Time is family night at the library! Wear your p.j.'s and enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3 and up. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Friday February 8, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Music & Movement
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Singing and dancing for children 5 and under.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 X 4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Saturday February 9, 2019
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First Time Home Buyer's Workshop
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Beverly Barry  583-2087  
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Sunday February 10, 2019
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Finding Your Roots- Jewish Style
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Are you interested in learning more about your Jewish family roots? Whether you are a beginner or even a more experienced researcher encountering a brick wall, this could be a perfect opportunity to propel your reserarch forward. Consult experienced reserachers for 20 minute appointments, work with a strategist to plan your next steps. Pre-register by email or calling the above contact information.

CONTACT:  Nina Sitron  413-268-2147  wmjgs2@gmail.com
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Monday February 11, 2019
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Registration for Baby Groups
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Registration is now open for the next sessions of Little Ones Lapsit (Thursdays @ 10:30, January 17, 24, 31 and February 7) and Terrific Twos (Wednesdays @ 10:30 January 16, 23, 30 and February 6). Please call or stop by the Children's Room to sign up.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library
 
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Valentine's Day With ChicopeeFRESH
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ChicopeeFRESH, the farm to school program of Chicopee Public Schools, is serving up healthy local food in the cafeteria and leading hands-on lessons in the classroom and the school garden. Join us at the library for our FREE workshop series for kids featuring healthy snacks and fun crafts!

We're celebrating Valentine's Day the ChicopeeFRESH way! Join us to make healthy heart-shaped granola bars and handmade cards using potato stamps and beet paint -- gifts that are sure to delight your loved ones! This event is open to all ages and will be located downstairs in the Community Room.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Longterm Care-How to Prepare and Pay
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come join us for this free seminar with Susan Allen.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pre-School Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Cheddar the Story Time Mouse for stories, songs , finger plays and crafts.  This program is designed for children 3 to 5 years of age.

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Teen Gaming
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Grab your friends and come play video games on the big screen!  Check the Teen Event flyer to see what we'll be playing.

CONTACT:  Brent Tenerowicz  413-594-1800x4  btenerowicz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Retro Movie Night: Jaws
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Come watch the classic shark movie Jaws on the big screen in the Community Room. You come and enjoy the movie and we'll provide the popcorn!

LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Wednesday February 13, 2019
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LEGO Block Party
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

LEGO block parties are a social and creative experience for ages 6 and up Registration is required, sign up in the Children's Room.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 X 120  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Needlecraft Circle
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Anne Gancarz  413-594-1800 x3  agancarz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Thursday February 14, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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RootsMagic
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This 3 week session with professional genealogist HIllary Schau will help you learn to use the program RootsMagic to save information about your family tree. Register for this class at the Reference Desk and bring a flash drive to save your work. You must be familiar with using a computer to take this class. Bring your family tree information with you to add it to your tree.

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Valentine's Day Craft
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Happy Valentine's Day. Stop by the Children's Room to make a craft for someone you love.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Teen Anime and Fandom Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Teen Anime and Fandom Club!  Be sure to check the Teen Event flyer to find out the theme for this meeting.

CONTACT:  Brent Tenerowicz  413-594-1800x4  btenerowicz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Chicopee Book Discussion Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  594-1800 x107  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Friday February 15, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Saturday February 16, 2019
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First Time Home Buyer's Workshop
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Beverly Barry  583-2087  
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Monday February 18, 2019
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Library Closed for Presidents' Day

The library is closed today for Presidents' Day.

LOCATION: Main Library
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Springfield Symphony Orhestra Musical Petting Zoo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A fun and informative program for school aged kids and their adults. After an introduction to the musical instruments, participants get a chance to bow a violin, blow a horn, or tap out a rhythm on a drum. Each participant receives an Activity Book with information, activities and games about orchestra instruments. Please contact the Children's Room to sign up. 

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Free Family Bingo
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A fun afternoon event for February Vacation. Free Family Bingo for kids ages 5 and up and their families. Book prizes!

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Chicopee Historical Society
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

PLEASE JOIN the CHICOPEE HISTORICAL SOCIETY for a special event on Wednesday, February 20th at the Chicopee Public Library Community Room when we will host a "show-and-tell" gathering of Chicopee's industrial past. Do you have artifacts, photos, or memories of factory work here in Chicopee? Bring your stuff and share with us your memories of your family's participation in our city's industrial history!  The event starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

CONTACT:  Jacqueline Lynch    thechicopeehistoricalsociety@gmail.com
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Thursday February 21, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Bear Jamboree
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come in from the cold, have a picnic in February! There will be games, crafts, and a special guest! Bring your favorite stuffed bear. This program is for ages 4 and up. Registration is required. Please sign up by contacting the Children's Room.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Conversation Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you need practice speaking in English? This program is for non-native speakers of English to work on vocabulary, grammar and especially speaking.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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RootsMagic
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This 3 week session with professional genealogist HIllary Schau will help you learn to use the program RootsMagic to save information about your family tree. Register for this class at the Reference Desk and bring a flash drive to save your work. You must be familiar with using a computer to take this class. Bring your family tree information with you to add it to your tree.

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Open Computer Lab
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Come to the library on Thursdays from 5-6pm 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.

CONTACT:  Brigitte Bisaillon  594-1800x3  bbisaillon@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pajama Story Time is family night at the library! Wear your p.j.'s and enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3 and up. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Friday February 22, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Playgroup
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A playgroup for ages 5 and under in the Community Room. Registration is not required. This program is for caregivers and children to play and socialize.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Family Movie: Christopher Robin
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for an afternoon movie! Popcorn will be served.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Monday February 25, 2019
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Chicopee Commission for the Disabled
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Al Kendall    careerboosters1@gmail.com
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Tuesday February 26, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pre-School Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Cheddar the Story Time Mouse for stories, songs , finger plays and crafts.  This program is designed for children 3 to 5 years of age.

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Teen Gaming
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Grab your friends and come play video games on the big screen!  Check the Teen Event flyer to see what we'll be playing.

CONTACT:  Brent Tenerowicz  413-594-1800x4  btenerowicz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Wednesday February 27, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Read to Rover
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have shown 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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Needlecraft Circle
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Anne Gancarz  413-594-1800 x3  agancarz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Thursday February 28, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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RootsMagic
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This 3 week session with professional genealogist HIllary Schau will help you learn to use the program RootsMagic to save information about your family tree. Register for this class at the Reference Desk and bring a flash drive to save your work. You must be familiar with using a computer to take this class. Bring your family tree information with you to add it to your tree.

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Teen Anime and Fandom Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Teen Anime and Fandom Club!  Be sure to check the Teen Event flyer to find out the theme for this meeting.

CONTACT:  Brent Tenerowicz  413-594-1800x4  btenerowicz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Creativebug: Artist Trading Cards
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a craft using our Creativebug database. Artist trading cards are miniature works of arts, created on standard-sized cards and exchanged among artists all over the world. They can be collaged, stamped, stitched, painted or doodled. Learn a range of techniques for different effects. This workshop is for anyone who needs a little help starting their creative flow, or for the seasoned artist who wants to trade and collect one of a kind art from around the world. Ages 10 and up welcome. Register for this class at the Reference Desk or call.

CONTACT:  Brigitte Bisaillon  594-1800x3  bbisaillon@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Friday March 1, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Monday March 4, 2019 - Friday March 29, 2019
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Fine Art Friends Art Exhibit

The Friends of the Chicopee Public Library will have their art exhibit this month.

CONTACT:    594-1800 x116  
LOCATION: Main Library
Monday March 4, 2019
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Chess Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn to play chess with Andy Morris-Friedman in this five week program. All levels and ages welcome. Kids ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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the ABC's Of Annuities and Mutual Funds
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come join us for this free seminar with Susan Allen.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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ABCs of Genealogy
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Come learn about the basics of genealogy with professional genealogist Dave Robison. Each class will cover different material so plan to come to all three. Register for this class at the Reference Desk or call 413.594.1800x3.

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  413-594-1800x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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JAWS Open Lab
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Anne Gancarz  413-594-1800 x3  agancarz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Multiple Sclerosis Society Support Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Multiple Sclerosis support group will meet tonight.

CONTACT:  Sandra Mahoney  531-6583  
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Wednesday March 6, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Thursday March 7, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Conversation Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you need practice speaking in English? This program is for non-native speakers of English to work on vocabulary, grammar and especially speaking.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Kids Room Book Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reading, talking about books, playing word games. Something different every month for kids in grades 3 and up. Stop by the Children's Room to sign up and pick up a book. This month we are reading a graphic novel set on a space station:  Sanity & Tallulah by Molly Brooks.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pajama Story Time is family night at the library! Wear your p.j.'s and enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3 and up. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Friday March 8, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Music & Movement
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Singing and dancing for children 5 and under.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 X 4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Monday March 11, 2019
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Chess Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn to play chess with Andy Morris-Friedman in this five week program. All levels and ages welcome. Kids ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Tuesday March 12, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pre-School Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Cheddar the Story Time Mouse for stories, songs , finger plays and crafts.  This program is designed for children 3 to 5 years of age.

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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ABCs of Genealogy
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Come learn about the basics of genealogy with professional genealogist Dave Robison. Each class will cover different material so plan to come to all three. Register for this class at the Reference Desk or call 413.594.1800x3.

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  413-594-1800x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Wednesday March 13, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Read to Rover
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have shown 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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Needlecraft Circle
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Anne Gancarz  413-594-1800 x3  agancarz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Thursday March 14, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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St. Patrick's Day Craft
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Stop by the Children's Room to make a St. Patrick's Day Craft.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Chicopee Book Discussion Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  594-1800 x107  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Friday March 15, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Monday March 18, 2019
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Registration for Baby Groups
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Registration is now open for the next sessions of Little Ones Lapsit (Thursdays @ 10:30, January 17, 24, 31 and February 7) and Terrific Twos (Wednesdays @ 10:30 January 16, 23, 30 and February 6). Please call or stop by the Children's Room to sign up.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library
 
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Chess Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn to play chess with Andy Morris-Friedman in this five week program. All levels and ages welcome. Kids ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Tuesday March 19, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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ABCs of Genealogy
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Come learn about the basics of genealogy with professional genealogist Dave Robison. Each class will cover different material so plan to come to all three. Register for this class at the Reference Desk or call 413.594.1800x3.

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  413-594-1800x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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ChicopeeFRESH presents Fun with Food
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ChicopeeFRESH, the farm to school program of the Chicopee Public Schools, is serving up healthy local food in the cafeteria and leading hands-on lessons in the classroom and school garden. Join us at the library for our FREE workshop series for kids featuring healthy snakcs and fun crafts! These events are recommended for children ages 5-12. For questions, contact us at chicopeefresh@gmail.com

Bread & Butter "Shake it, shake it, shake it!" That's what you'll be singing as we pass around a jar to make fresh, homemade butter! Then we'll taste test different types of bread and vote for our favorites.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x4  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Wednesday March 20, 2019
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LEGO Block Party
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

LEGO block parties are a social and creative experience for ages 6 and up Registration is required, sign up in the Children's Room.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 X 120  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Thursday March 21, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Conversation Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you need practice speaking in English? This program is for non-native speakers of English to work on vocabulary, grammar and especially speaking.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Pajama Story Time is family night at the library! Wear your p.j.'s and enjoy stories, songs and a craft. Ages 3 and up. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
Friday March 22, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
 
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Playgroup
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

A playgroup for ages 5 and under in the Community Room. Registration is not required. This program is for caregivers and children to play and socialize.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800 X 4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library- Bazan Community Room
Monday March 25, 2019
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Open Computer Lab
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Carol Lynne Bagley  413-594-1800  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Chess Club for Kids
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn to play chess with Andy Morris-Friedman in this five week program. All levels and ages welcome. Kids ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

CONTACT:  Erin Daly  413-594-1800x120  edaly@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Chicopee Commission for the Disabled
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

CONTACT:  Al Kendall    careerboosters1@gmail.com
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Tuesday March 26, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Pre-School Story Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Cheddar the Story Time Mouse for stories, songs , finger plays and crafts.  This program is designed for children 3 to 5 years of age.

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Teriffic Twos
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Terrific Twos 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.

CONTACT:  Emily Ayers  413-594-1800x4  eayers@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Read to Rover
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Read to Rover is a program brought to us by K9 for Kids. Children enjoy reading to trained pediatric therapy dogs. Studies have shown 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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Pronovost  413-594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Needlecraft Circle
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Anne Gancarz  413-594-1800 x3  agancarz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Genealogy Open Lab
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
 
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Little Ones Lapsit
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

CONTACT:  Barbara Provonost  594-1800 x4  bpronovo@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Children's Room
 
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Genealogy Open Lab
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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).

CONTACT:  Chuck Abel  594-1800 x3  cabel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Computer Lab
Friday March 29, 2019
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The Scrabble Club
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Carol Bagley  413-594-1800 x3  cbagley@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Main Library - Conference Room

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Locations & Hours

Emily L. Partyka
Central Library
449 Front St
Chicopee, MA
01013
413-594-1800
Map or Directions

  1. Monday: 9am-9pm
  2. Tuesday: 9am-9pm
  3. Wednesday: 9am-9pm
  4. Thursday: 9am-9pm
  5. Friday: 9am-5pm
  6. Saturday: 9am-4pm
  7. Sunday: 12noon-4pm