Calendar of Library and Community Events

Monday September 25, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books & Babies

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule. No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule. No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM
College Planning Workshop

The workshop will focus on free educational college scholarship and financial aid for college-bound high school sophomores, juniors, and last minute seniors.

You will learn countless other information you may need to understand while in high school to receive the maximum amount of grants, scholarships and financial aid in college! Also learn how to qualify for financial aid based on high income or high assets and become eligible for aid.

Register in advance.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room

The workshop will focus on free educational college scholarship and financial aid for college-bound high school sophomores, juniors, and last minute seniors.

You will learn countless other information you may need to understand while in high school to receive the maximum amount of grants, scholarships and financial aid in college! Also learn how to qualify for financial aid based on high income or high assets and become eligible for aid.

Register in advance.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Community Room


Tuesday September 26, 2017
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Backpack Awareness Day!

 Join the Occupational Therapy Students from Bay Path University to celebrate Backpack Awareness Day.

Every year Occupational Therapy practitioners and educators come together to help students prevent injury and neck pain that comes from wearing heavy backpacks. Is your backpack too heavy? Bring it in and have it weighed!

This is an opportunity to learn good carrying techniques and make a cool decoration for your backpack!

Please register each child separately. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com
There are many spaces available.

 Join the Occupational Therapy Students from Bay Path University to celebrate Backpack Awareness Day.

Every year Occupational Therapy practitioners and educators come together to help students prevent injury and neck pain that comes from wearing heavy backpacks. Is your backpack too heavy? Bring it in and have it weighed!

This is an opportunity to learn good carrying techniques and make a cool decoration for your backpack!

Please register each child separately. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday September 27, 2017
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9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Storytime Registration!

Fall Storytime Registration for all East Longmeadow Residents begins today!

Storytime sessions run from October 2nd to November 17th. New this year, residents of all towns can register online beginning Thursday, September 28th. 

*All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration is required for the following;

Discover Stories and More! Monday @ 1:00 PM or Thursday @ 10:30 AM. Ages 3 to 6.

Tike Time! Tuesday @ 10:30 AM or Wednesday @ 10:30 AM. Ages 2 to 3 1/2 with a caregiver.

Shake, Rattle & Read! Friday @ 9:45 AM for birth to 17 months and 10:45 AM for 18 months to 2 1/2 with a caregiver.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Drop-in Storytimes (no registration required).                

Pajama Night! NEW NIGHT! Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM. Ages 3 to 6. Don’t forget to wear your PJ’s!  (*Drop-in programs follow the same 7-week fall storytime schedule!)      

Books & Babies! Mondays @ 10:30 AM. Birth to age 2. Sponsored through Pathways for Parents.                                         

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Fall Storytime Registration for all East Longmeadow Residents begins today!

Storytime sessions run from October 2nd to November 17th. New this year, residents of all towns can register online beginning Thursday, September 28th. 

*All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration is required for the following;

Discover Stories and More! Monday @ 1:00 PM or Thursday @ 10:30 AM. Ages 3 to 6.

Tike Time! Tuesday @ 10:30 AM or Wednesday @ 10:30 AM. Ages 2 to 3 1/2 with a caregiver.

Shake, Rattle & Read! Friday @ 9:45 AM for birth to 17 months and 10:45 AM for 18 months to 2 1/2 with a caregiver.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Drop-in Storytimes (no registration required).                

Pajama Night! NEW NIGHT! Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM. Ages 3 to 6. Don’t forget to wear your PJ’s!  (*Drop-in programs follow the same 7-week fall storytime schedule!)      

Books & Babies! Mondays @ 10:30 AM. Birth to age 2. Sponsored through Pathways for Parents.                                         

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Thursday September 28, 2017
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9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Storytime Registration!

Fall Storytime Registration for residents of all towns begins today!

Storytime sessions run from October 2nd to November 17th. Residents of all towns can register in person, by phone, email, or online. *All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration links will be available here on Thursday, September 28. 

 

Registration is required for the following story times:  

Discover Stories and More! Ages 3 to 6.  

Monday @ 1:00 PM

OR 

Thursday @ 10:30 AM. 

 

Tike Time! Ages 2 to 3 1/2 with a caregiver.

Tuesday @ 10:30 AM 

OR

Wednesday @ 10:30 AM. 

 

Shake, Rattle & Read! 

Friday @ 9:45 AM for birth to 17 months

Friday @ 10:45 AM for 18 months to 2 1/2 with a caregiver.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Drop-in Storytimes (no registration required). (*Drop-in programs follow the same 7-week fall storytime schedule!)               

Pajama Night! NEW NIGHT! Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM. Ages 3 to 6. Don’t forget to wear your PJ’s!  

Books & Babies! Mondays @ 10:30 AM. Birth to age 2. Sponsored through Pathways for Parents.                                     

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Fall Storytime Registration for residents of all towns begins today!

Storytime sessions run from October 2nd to November 17th. Residents of all towns can register in person, by phone, email, or online. *All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration links will be available here on Thursday, September 28. 

 

Registration is required for the following story times:  

Discover Stories and More! Ages 3 to 6.  

Monday @ 1:00 PM

OR 

Thursday @ 10:30 AM. 

 

Tike Time! Ages 2 to 3 1/2 with a caregiver.

Tuesday @ 10:30 AM 

OR

Wednesday @ 10:30 AM. 

 

Shake, Rattle & Read! 

Friday @ 9:45 AM for birth to 17 months

Friday @ 10:45 AM for 18 months to 2 1/2 with a caregiver.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Drop-in Storytimes (no registration required). (*Drop-in programs follow the same 7-week fall storytime schedule!)               

Pajama Night! NEW NIGHT! Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM. Ages 3 to 6. Don’t forget to wear your PJ’s!  

Books & Babies! Mondays @ 10:30 AM. Birth to age 2. Sponsored through Pathways for Parents.                                     

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Monday October 2, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books & Babies

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Discover Stories & More!

  Join Ms. Michele as she celebrates "Friends" at today's storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Join Ms. Michele as she celebrates "Friends" at today's storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Tuesday October 3, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Memory Cafe

Join us each month for activities, conversation and support for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other brain disorders. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month.

Registration required. Call the Information Desk to register or for more information, 525-5400 x1508.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Join us each month for activities, conversation and support for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other brain disorders. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month.

Registration required. Call the Information Desk to register or for more information, 525-5400 x1508.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Story Time!

  Join Ms. Jen as she celebrates "Friends" at this evenings PJ Storytime! 

New Night! Pajama Night is now on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Join Ms. Jen as she celebrates "Friends" at this evenings PJ Storytime! 

New Night! Pajama Night is now on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday October 4, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Coding Party!

  Have fun at a Coding Party!                   

This is a wonderful opportunity for children in Grades 3 to 6 to learn basic computer education and coding skills in a fun-filled environment.  

Sponsored by Bright Start Foundation.

Register in advance as space is limited.

Please register each child separately. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com
There are 10 spaces available.

  Have fun at a Coding Party!                   

This is a wonderful opportunity for children in Grades 3 to 6 to learn basic computer education and coding skills in a fun-filled environment.  

Sponsored by Bright Start Foundation.

Register in advance as space is limited.

Please register each child separately. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM
Retirement Planning

With Michael Alimo from U.S.A Financial & Tax Services. He will help you develop a customized financial program, as he walks you through a step-by-step process that will help make you feel confident in your decisions. He will customize appropriate strategies to suit your vision and objectives for your retirement goals.

Register in advance.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
There are 17 spaces available.

With Michael Alimo from U.S.A Financial & Tax Services. He will help you develop a customized financial program, as he walks you through a step-by-step process that will help make you feel confident in your decisions. He will customize appropriate strategies to suit your vision and objectives for your retirement goals.

Register in advance.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Community Room

There are 17 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
BYOB Book Group

Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Book Group takes the pressure off! Bring whatever book you're reading (or have read) and share it with others.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Book Group takes the pressure off! Bring whatever book you're reading (or have read) and share it with others.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

There are 8 spaces available.

Thursday October 5, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Discover Stories & More!

  Join Ms. Jenny as she celebrates "Friends" at today's storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Join Ms. Jenny as she celebrates "Friends" at today's storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

All ELPL Story Times incorporate "Every Child Ready to Read" concepts of reading, talking, singing, playing, and writing.

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Friday October 6, 2017
misc_kids
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Shake, Rattle, & Read!

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Monday October 9, 2017
Tuesday October 10, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Story Time!

 Flap your wings, and hoot along with Ms. Jen at tonights "Owl" themed storytime! 

New Night! Pajama Night is now on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Flap your wings, and hoot along with Ms. Jen at tonights "Owl" themed storytime! 

New Night! Pajama Night is now on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday October 11, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday October 12, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Discover Stories & More!

 

  Flap your wings, and hoot along with Ms. Jenny at today's "Owl" themed storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 

  Flap your wings, and hoot along with Ms. Jenny at today's "Owl" themed storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Friday October 13, 2017
misc_kids
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Shake, Rattle, & Read!

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Saturday October 14, 2017
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Don't Retire...Rewire!

In this interactive workshop you’ll complete a series of exercises, do some self-assessments, and reflect and brainstorm with others to create an action plan to help you transition into a satisfying new chapter of your life.

People who are contemplating retirement or have already retired will benefit from these workshops. Led by Barbara Foster, a retired career counselor from Holyoke Community College.

Sponsored by the Friends. Space is limited, register in advance.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
There are 11 spaces available.

In this interactive workshop you’ll complete a series of exercises, do some self-assessments, and reflect and brainstorm with others to create an action plan to help you transition into a satisfying new chapter of your life.

People who are contemplating retirement or have already retired will benefit from these workshops. Led by Barbara Foster, a retired career counselor from Holyoke Community College.

Sponsored by the Friends. Space is limited, register in advance.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Community Room

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ELPL Writer's Group

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Monday October 16, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books & Babies

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Discover Stories & More!

  Clap your hands, and sing along at today's "Music" themed storytime with Ms. Michele!  

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Clap your hands, and sing along at today's "Music" themed storytime with Ms. Michele!  

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Tuesday October 17, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Story Time!

 Sing along with Ms. Jen at tonights "Music" themed storytime! 

New Night! Pajama Night is now on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Sing along with Ms. Jen at tonights "Music" themed storytime! 

New Night! Pajama Night is now on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 PM.

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday October 18, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Coding Party!

  Have fun at a Coding Party!                   

This is a wonderful opportunity for children in Grades 3 to 6 to learn basic computer education and coding skills in a fun-filled environment.  

Sponsored by Bright Start Foundation.

Register in advance as space is limited.

Please register each child separately. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Have fun at a Coding Party!                   

This is a wonderful opportunity for children in Grades 3 to 6 to learn basic computer education and coding skills in a fun-filled environment.  

Sponsored by Bright Start Foundation.

Register in advance as space is limited.

Please register each child separately. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com


 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday October 19, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Discover Stories & More!

  Clap your hands, and sing along at today's "Music" themed storytime with Ms. Jenny!  

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Clap your hands, and sing along at today's "Music" themed storytime with Ms. Jenny!  

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outside the Lines

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

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

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

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Friday October 20, 2017
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9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Shake, Rattle, & Read!

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Monday October 23, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books & Babies

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
misc_kids
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Discover Stories & More!

   Circles, squares, triangles, and more can be found at today's "Shape" themed storytime with Ms. Michele! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

   Circles, squares, triangles, and more can be found at today's "Shape" themed storytime with Ms. Michele! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Book Buddies

 1st Grade Book Buddies!

Join Ms. Kay for a book club just for kids in the 1st Grade! Children read in advance, The Pumpkin Patch by Margaret McNamara then come in for fun book-related activities and craft.

Registration is required and can be done in the Children's Room, online, or by phone beginning September 27th.

A copy of the book is available at the Circulation Desk. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 1st Grade Book Buddies!

Join Ms. Kay for a book club just for kids in the 1st Grade! Children read in advance, The Pumpkin Patch by Margaret McNamara then come in for fun book-related activities and craft.

Registration is required and can be done in the Children's Room, online, or by phone beginning September 27th.

A copy of the book is available at the Circulation Desk. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com


Tuesday October 24, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Chapter Book Champs!

 Chapter Book Champs! (Grades 3 & 4)

Calling all 3rd and 4th Graders! Read Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe then join Ms. Jen for discussion, snacks, and games!

Register online, in person, or by phone beginning September 27th.

Books are available to borrow from the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com
There are 20 spaces available.

 Chapter Book Champs! (Grades 3 & 4)

Calling all 3rd and 4th Graders! Read Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe then join Ms. Jen for discussion, snacks, and games!

Register online, in person, or by phone beginning September 27th.

Books are available to borrow from the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Bookbusters!

 Bookbusters! (Grade 5 and up.)

Join Ms. Jenny on Tuesday, October 24th at 6:30 PM for discussion, trivia, and snacks at the Bookbuster Book Club!

This month read Coraline by Neil Gaiman for an adventure that is bizarre, mysterious, and scary! Do you dare??

Sign up in the Children's Room, online, or by phone beginning September 27th.

Books are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk.

This is a new time for the Bookbusters Book Club!

 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com
There are 20 spaces available.

 Bookbusters! (Grade 5 and up.)

Join Ms. Jenny on Tuesday, October 24th at 6:30 PM for discussion, trivia, and snacks at the Bookbuster Book Club!

This month read Coraline by Neil Gaiman for an adventure that is bizarre, mysterious, and scary! Do you dare??

Sign up in the Children's Room, online, or by phone beginning September 27th.

Books are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk.

This is a new time for the Bookbusters Book Club!

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Story Time!

  Circles, squares, triangles, and more, are found everywhere at tonights "Shape" themed storytime! 

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Circles, squares, triangles, and more, are found everywhere at tonights "Shape" themed storytime! 

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday October 25, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Kindergarten Klub!

  Kindergarten Klub!

Join Ms. Michele for the Kindergarten Klub! Enjoy reading The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams in advance then come in ready to discuss the book, make a craft, and have lots of FUN!

Register online, in person, or by phone beginning September 27th.

Books are available to borrow from the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com
There are 14 spaces available.

  Kindergarten Klub!

Join Ms. Michele for the Kindergarten Klub! Enjoy reading The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams in advance then come in ready to discuss the book, make a craft, and have lots of FUN!

Register online, in person, or by phone beginning September 27th.

Books are available to borrow from the Circulation Desk.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday October 26, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Discover Stories & More!

   Circles, squares, triangles, and more can be found at today's "Shape" themed storytime with Ms. Jenny! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

   Circles, squares, triangles, and more can be found at today's "Shape" themed storytime with Ms. Jenny! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Friday October 27, 2017
misc_kids
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Shake, Rattle, & Read!

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Saturday October 28, 2017
misc_kids
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Halloween Party!

  Halloween Party!  

Come in costume to a frightfully fun Halloween Party and enjoy games, great prizes, face painting, and a Spooktacular art project!    

The Halloween Party is sponsored by the MOM’S Club of East Longmeadow. Suitable for children 1 to 10 years of age.                                                                         

Where: Library Community Room.                                                                                                                     

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.                                                                                                                                

Cost: $3.00 per child.                    

All proceeds go to the Friends of the East Longmeadow Library Children’s Program Fund.                                                         

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Halloween Party!  

Come in costume to a frightfully fun Halloween Party and enjoy games, great prizes, face painting, and a Spooktacular art project!    

The Halloween Party is sponsored by the MOM’S Club of East Longmeadow. Suitable for children 1 to 10 years of age.                                                                         

Where: Library Community Room.                                                                                                                     

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.                                                                                                                                

Cost: $3.00 per child.                    

All proceeds go to the Friends of the East Longmeadow Library Children’s Program Fund.                                                         

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Monday October 30, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books & Babies

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
misc_kids
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Discover Stories & More!

   Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on safari with Ms. Michele at today's "Jungle" themed storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

   Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on safari with Ms. Michele at today's "Jungle" themed storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Bookworms!

  Bookworms! (Grade 2)

Join Ms. Kay for a book club just for kids in the 2nd Grade! Children read in advance, Andy Shane and the Pumpkin Trick by Jennifer Richard Jacobson then come in for discussion, fun book-related activities, and craft.

Registration is required and can be done in the Children's Room, online, or by phone beginning September 27th.

A copy of the book is available at the Circulation Desk. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com
There are 9 spaces available.

  Bookworms! (Grade 2)

Join Ms. Kay for a book club just for kids in the 2nd Grade! Children read in advance, Andy Shane and the Pumpkin Trick by Jennifer Richard Jacobson then come in for discussion, fun book-related activities, and craft.

Registration is required and can be done in the Children's Room, online, or by phone beginning September 27th.

A copy of the book is available at the Circulation Desk. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

There are 9 spaces available.

Tuesday October 31, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
misc_kids
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Story Time!

  Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on safari at this evenings "Jungle" themed storytime! 

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on safari at this evenings "Jungle" themed storytime! 

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday November 1, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
BYOB Book Group

Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Book Group takes the pressure off! Bring whatever book you're reading (or have read) and share it with others.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Book Group takes the pressure off! Bring whatever book you're reading (or have read) and share it with others.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday November 2, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Discover Stories & More!

  Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on safari with Ms. Jenny at today's "Jungle" themed storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Grab your binoculars and get ready to go on safari with Ms. Jenny at today's "Jungle" themed storytime! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Friday November 3, 2017
misc_kids
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Shake, Rattle, & Read!

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Saturday November 4, 2017
food_meal
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
ELPL Eats

Image result for lidia bastianich Pick your favorite Lidia Bastianich recipe!

We'll have various cookbooks available at the library or choose your own favorite Bastianich recipe. Notify Lyndsay @ lyjohnson@cwmars.org of your recipe choice before the event. Registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Image result for lidia bastianich Pick your favorite Lidia Bastianich recipe!

We'll have various cookbooks available at the library or choose your own favorite Bastianich recipe. Notify Lyndsay @ lyjohnson@cwmars.org of your recipe choice before the event. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Community Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Monday November 6, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books & Babies

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
misc_kids
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Discover Stories & More!

   Arrr.....Talk like a Pirate at today's storytime with Ms. Michele! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

   Arrr.....Talk like a Pirate at today's storytime with Ms. Michele! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Tuesday November 7, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Memory Cafe

Join us each month for activities, conversation and support for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other brain disorders. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month.

Registration required. Call the Information Desk to register or for more information, 525-5400 x1508.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Join us each month for activities, conversation and support for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other brain disorders. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month.

Registration required. Call the Information Desk to register or for more information, 525-5400 x1508.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

 
misc_kids
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Story Time!

 Arrr... Talk like a Pirate at tonights PJ Storytime!  

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Arrr... Talk like a Pirate at tonights PJ Storytime!  

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday November 8, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday November 9, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Discover Stories & More!

  Arrr... Talk like a Pirate at today's storytime with Ms. Jenny! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Arrr... Talk like a Pirate at today's storytime with Ms. Jenny! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Friday November 10, 2017
misc_kids
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Shake, Rattle, & Read!

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Monday November 13, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Books & Babies

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Books & Babies!

Drop in with your children (birth to age 2) for stories, playtime, and parenting tips! This is a wonderful way for both baby and parent to socialize without committing to a schedule.

No registration needed!

This program is sponsored and facilitated through Pathways for Parents.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
misc_kids
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Discover Stories & More!

   Gobble, Gobble, let's say thanks at today's "Turkey" themed storytime with Ms. Michele! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

   Gobble, Gobble, let's say thanks at today's "Turkey" themed storytime with Ms. Michele! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Tuesday November 14, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
misc_kids
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Pajama Story Time!

Gobble, Gobble, let's say thanks at tonights "Turkey" themed PJ Night!

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Gobble, Gobble, let's say thanks at tonights "Turkey" themed PJ Night!

Pajama Story Time is a fun-filled story time with stories, songs, a craft and more for children ages 3-6. Don't forget to wear your PAJAMAS!

No Registration needed! Just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday November 15, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time!

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 Tike Time!

Join Ms. Kay for a cozy storytime that includes stories, music, flannel tales, and a special craft!

For children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years along with a caregiver.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
misc_none
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday November 16, 2017
misc_kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Discover Stories & More!

   Gobble, Gobble, let's say thanks at today's "Turkey" themed storytime with Ms. Jenny! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

   Gobble, Gobble, let's say thanks at today's "Turkey" themed storytime with Ms. Jenny! 

Discover Stories & More is a special preschool story and activity time for ages 3-6. Stories, songs, and STEAM-related crafts help children develop listening and learning skills. Caregivers have the option of joining in the fun! 

Registration is required. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outside the Lines

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

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

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

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Friday November 17, 2017
misc_kids
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Shake, Rattle, & Read!

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT: Children's Department  413-525-5400 x1515  libraryleroy@gmail.com

  Shake, Rattle & Read!  

Join Ms. Michele for a fun-filled storytime with finger plays, music, movement, and more. Learn how to have reading success with your baby.

Select the appropriate age/time needed. Registration required.

Birth to 18mos – Fridays at 9:45 AM.

18mos to 2-1/2years – Fridays at 10:45 AM.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  413.525.5400 x1515
  libraryleroy@gmail.com

Wednesday November 22, 2017
misc_none
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday November 23, 2017
Friday November 24, 2017
Wednesday November 29, 2017
misc_none
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT: Sharon Bellenoit  413-525-5400, x1508  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

The East Longmeadow Public Library will host an 8 week Creative Writing Workshop for teens age 13 and up. Participants will work with instructor, Jen Gaboury, and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres; science fiction and fantasy. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, 1511 to register.

(Jennifer Gaboury, BA in English (AIC), MA in English (UMass Amherst); graduating MFA-W student (Goddard College); former English tutor (STCC Writing Center); specialization in speculative fiction)

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bellenoit
  413.525.5400, x1508
  sharon.bellenoit@eastlongmeadowma.gov

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Tuesday December 5, 2017
misc_handshake
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Memory Cafe

Join us each month for activities, conversation and support for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other brain disorders. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month.

Registration required. Call the Information Desk to register or for more information, 525-5400 x1508.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Join us each month for activities, conversation and support for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other brain disorders. Meets on the first Tuesday of every month.

Registration required. Call the Information Desk to register or for more information, 525-5400 x1508.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Wednesday December 6, 2017
lib_book_bunch1
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
BYOB Book Group

Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Book Group takes the pressure off! Bring whatever book you're reading (or have read) and share it with others.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Bring Your Own Book (BYOB) Book Group takes the pressure off! Bring whatever book you're reading (or have read) and share it with others.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is encouraged.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Saturday December 9, 2017
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ELPL Writer's Group

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Thursday December 21, 2017
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Outside the Lines

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

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

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

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Monday December 25, 2017
Saturday January 13, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ELPL Writer's Group

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Saturday February 10, 2018
lib_book_pencil
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ELPL Writer's Group

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Saturday March 10, 2018
lib_book_pencil
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ELPL Writer's Group

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Saturday April 14, 2018
lib_book_pencil
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ELPL Writer's Group

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Saturday May 12, 2018
lib_book_pencil
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
ELPL Writer's Group

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Lyndsay Johnson  525-5400 x1508  lyjohnson@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Our monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to all levels of experience and confidence. Geared for ages high school and older but all ages are welcome. Led by local author, Christina Cooper. Don't forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lyndsay Johnson
  525.5400 x1508
  lyjohnson@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Library Conference Room


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