Calendar of Library and Community Events

Tuesday August 9, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grow Play Learn with ME

Join Pathways for Parents CFCE for Grow Play Learn with ME.

This group will include a storytime curriculum, as well as play activities and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire.

The program is geared for children up through age five with a caregiver. 

REGISTER HERE

*Summer programs eligible to all Beanstack registered participants!

This program is sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

Join Pathways for Parents CFCE for Grow Play Learn with ME.

This group will include a storytime curriculum, as well as play activities and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire.

The program is geared for children up through age five with a caregiver. 

REGISTER HERE

*Summer programs eligible to all Beanstack registered participants!

This program is sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Summer Reading Volunteer Party

Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who dedicated their time to making our summer reading program successful. 

We want to celebrate with a party just for you. Enjoy activities, snacks, and prizes!

Please register in advance.

REGISTER HERE

Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who dedicated their time to making our summer reading program successful. 

We want to celebrate with a party just for you. Enjoy activities, snacks, and prizes!

Please register in advance.

REGISTER HERE

Wednesday August 10, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
My First Words

My First Words is a four-class program presented by speech pathologist Samantha Bernier of Pathways for Parents CFCE which focuses on early communication and how to support infant speech and language development. For children from birth to twelve months with their caregiver. Registration is required.

This program will be held at The Apple Place, located at 540 Somers Rd., East Longmeadow, MA 01028 

This program is co-hosted by East Longmeadow Public Library and Storrs Library & sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 

My First Words is a four-class program presented by speech pathologist Samantha Bernier of Pathways for Parents CFCE which focuses on early communication and how to support infant speech and language development. For children from birth to twelve months with their caregiver. Registration is required.

This program will be held at The Apple Place, located at 540 Somers Rd., East Longmeadow, MA 01028 

This program is co-hosted by East Longmeadow Public Library and Storrs Library & sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Sounds of Reading

The Sounds of Reading is a music-based early literacy program that introduces creative ways to incorporate music and sound into books for young children and their caregivers.  We will explore, teach and interactively read stories that incorporate song, sounds, rhythms, and rhyme. 

We will utilize instruments, chanting, and body percussion to engage children and families in a dynamic and interactive style.  Families will also gather a list of resources and books to take home and try on their own.

Geared for ages 2-5 years old, with a caregiver.

REGISTER HERE

 

The Sounds of Reading is a music-based early literacy program that introduces creative ways to incorporate music and sound into books for young children and their caregivers.  We will explore, teach and interactively read stories that incorporate song, sounds, rhythms, and rhyme. 

We will utilize instruments, chanting, and body percussion to engage children and families in a dynamic and interactive style.  Families will also gather a list of resources and books to take home and try on their own.

Geared for ages 2-5 years old, with a caregiver.

REGISTER HERE

 
Friday August 12, 2022
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday Funday STEAM

Drop-in any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm and enjoy creative fun with a variety of building materials.

No registration is needed!

Please go to the Community Room for this activity.

Drop-in any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm and enjoy creative fun with a variety of building materials.

No registration is needed!

Please go to the Community Room for this activity.

Tuesday August 16, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Grow Play Learn with ME

Join Pathways for Parents CFCE for Grow Play Learn with ME.

This group will include a storytime curriculum, as well as play activities and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire.

The program is geared for children up through age five with a caregiver. 

REGISTER HERE

*Summer programs eligible to all Beanstack registered participants!

This program is sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

Join Pathways for Parents CFCE for Grow Play Learn with ME.

This group will include a storytime curriculum, as well as play activities and the Ages and Stages Questionnaire.

The program is geared for children up through age five with a caregiver. 

REGISTER HERE

*Summer programs eligible to all Beanstack registered participants!

This program is sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Painted Barn Board Quilt on Canvas

Barn Board Quilts can be found in rural areas all around the country. Come learn about this art and create your own square. This workshop will give instruction and tools to create your pattern and paint a barn board square on canvas.

Space is limited.

Funded by the Friends of ELPL.

Barn Board Quilts can be found in rural areas all around the country. Come learn about this art and create your own square. This workshop will give instruction and tools to create your pattern and paint a barn board square on canvas.

Space is limited.

Funded by the Friends of ELPL.


 
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6:30 PM - 7:25 PM
Storytime with Mrs. O

Mrs. O'Brien also known as Mrs. "O" is back!

Everyone's favorite school librarian from Meadow Brook Elementary School in East Longmeadow has many favorite books to share at this fun-filled storytime.

This is a drop-in program for all ages!

Mrs. O'Brien also known as Mrs. "O" is back!

Everyone's favorite school librarian from Meadow Brook Elementary School in East Longmeadow has many favorite books to share at this fun-filled storytime.

This is a drop-in program for all ages!

Wednesday August 17, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
My First Words

My First Words is a four-class program presented by speech pathologist Samantha Bernier of Pathways for Parents CFCE which focuses on early communication and how to support infant speech and language development. For children from birth to twelve months with their caregiver. Registration is required.

This program will be held at The Apple Place, located at 540 Somers Rd., East Longmeadow, MA 01028 

This program is co-hosted by East Longmeadow Public Library and Storrs Library & sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 

My First Words is a four-class program presented by speech pathologist Samantha Bernier of Pathways for Parents CFCE which focuses on early communication and how to support infant speech and language development. For children from birth to twelve months with their caregiver. Registration is required.

This program will be held at The Apple Place, located at 540 Somers Rd., East Longmeadow, MA 01028 

This program is co-hosted by East Longmeadow Public Library and Storrs Library & sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 

Thursday August 18, 2022
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Movie Matinee - Ghost Busters Afterlife

Set thirty-two years after the events of Ghostbusters II, the movie follows a single mother and her children who move to a farm they inherited from her estranged father, a member of the original Ghostbusters.

PG-13

Set thirty-two years after the events of Ghostbusters II, the movie follows a single mother and her children who move to a farm they inherited from her estranged father, a member of the original Ghostbusters.

PG-13

Friday August 19, 2022
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11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Friday Funday Movie

Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the animated 2022 movie Sonic2 The Hedgehog! Rated PG

The world's favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2.

After setting in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy the animated 2022 movie Sonic2 The Hedgehog! Rated PG

The world's favorite blue hedgehog is back for a next-level adventure in SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2.

After setting in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

Wednesday August 24, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
My First Words

My First Words is a four-class program presented by speech pathologist Samantha Bernier of Pathways for Parents CFCE which focuses on early communication and how to support infant speech and language development. For children from birth to twelve months with their caregiver. Registration is required.

This program will be held at The Apple Place, located at 540 Somers Rd., East Longmeadow, MA 01028 

This program is co-hosted by East Longmeadow Public Library and Storrs Library & sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 

My First Words is a four-class program presented by speech pathologist Samantha Bernier of Pathways for Parents CFCE which focuses on early communication and how to support infant speech and language development. For children from birth to twelve months with their caregiver. Registration is required.

This program will be held at The Apple Place, located at 540 Somers Rd., East Longmeadow, MA 01028 

This program is co-hosted by East Longmeadow Public Library and Storrs Library & sponsored by Pathways for Parents. Pathways for Parents is administered by Ludlow Public Schools and is funded by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.  

 

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
You & Me in Music

In this developmentally appropriate music class for children ages, 2-5  years old, you and your child are invited to engage in the many aspects of music, including singing, playing instruments, and moving in a fun, social group setting! 

We will create music together while encouraging children’s social, emotional, and physical development. 

Join us for this dynamic program led by Music Therapist, Renee Coro of Harmonious Happenings.

REGISTER HERE

 

In this developmentally appropriate music class for children ages, 2-5  years old, you and your child are invited to engage in the many aspects of music, including singing, playing instruments, and moving in a fun, social group setting! 

We will create music together while encouraging children’s social, emotional, and physical development. 

Join us for this dynamic program led by Music Therapist, Renee Coro of Harmonious Happenings.

REGISTER HERE

 
Friday August 26, 2022
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday Funday STEAM

Drop-in any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm and enjoy creative fun with a variety of building materials.

No registration is needed!

Please go to the Community Room for this activity.

Drop-in any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm and enjoy creative fun with a variety of building materials.

No registration is needed!

Please go to the Community Room for this activity.

 
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Adult Book Discussion Group

Join our discussion of Someone by Alice McDermott. We will be meeting in the library Conference Room. Books are available at the library Circulation Desk.

 

There are many spaces available.

Join our discussion of Someone by Alice McDermott. We will be meeting in the library Conference Room. Books are available at the library Circulation Desk.

 

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday August 31, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Families in Harmony

Families in Harmony is a music-based, mindfulness program, that assists children and their caregivers in becoming more aware of the present moment by focusing on their physical and emotional well-being and connection to the world around them. 

We teach simple techniques with the use of singing, instrument play, breath work, books, and basic yoga poses, to integrate a mind-body experience fostering the healthy identification and expression of emotions.  We will identify take-home strategies serving as a foundation to cope with stress and mental health in a family’s evolving life.

Families in Harmony is a music-based, mindfulness program, that assists children and their caregivers in becoming more aware of the present moment by focusing on their physical and emotional well-being and connection to the world around them. 

We teach simple techniques with the use of singing, instrument play, breath work, books, and basic yoga poses, to integrate a mind-body experience fostering the healthy identification and expression of emotions.  We will identify take-home strategies serving as a foundation to cope with stress and mental health in a family’s evolving life.

Wednesday September 7, 2022
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6:30 PM - 7:25 PM
Bringing E Home with Author Stephen Platzer

Learn about Ernestina-Morrissey, the Official Vessel of the Commonwealth of MA and a historic landmark, which is currently in the fleet of the Mass Maritime Academy. Hear from local author of Bringing E. Home: Transatlantic Voyage of Schooner Ernestina 1982, Stephen Platzer, who was part of the crew that sailed the schooner from Cape Verde off the coast of Africa to Newport, RI 40 years ago.

 

 

There are many spaces available.

Learn about Ernestina-Morrissey, the Official Vessel of the Commonwealth of MA and a historic landmark, which is currently in the fleet of the Mass Maritime Academy. Hear from local author of Bringing E. Home: Transatlantic Voyage of Schooner Ernestina 1982, Stephen Platzer, who was part of the crew that sailed the schooner from Cape Verde off the coast of Africa to Newport, RI 40 years ago.

 

 

There are many spaces available.

Saturday September 10, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
#TIMMYSTRONG CPR and Heart Healthy Seminar

The library is proud to host this seminar that will teach the skills of CPR as well as provide information on how to live your most heart healthy life. In just two hours you'll learn how to save a life AND how to keep your heart functioning at its best!

Registration will be capped at 20 participants. 

All participants will receive a gift card to My Main Squeeze in East Longmeadow.

"On July 24th, 2021, I went into full cardiac arrest from a massive heart attack. I am 43 years old and prior to this moment had no evidence of heart issues. A close friend of mine came to the rescue and performed CPR until the ambulance arrived. THIS CPR SAVED MY LIFE. You, too can save a life by performing CPR. It is a skill everyone should know." Timmy Allen, #TIMMYSTRONG foundation

REGISTER HERE

The library is proud to host this seminar that will teach the skills of CPR as well as provide information on how to live your most heart healthy life. In just two hours you'll learn how to save a life AND how to keep your heart functioning at its best!

Registration will be capped at 20 participants. 

All participants will receive a gift card to My Main Squeeze in East Longmeadow.

"On July 24th, 2021, I went into full cardiac arrest from a massive heart attack. I am 43 years old and prior to this moment had no evidence of heart issues. A close friend of mine came to the rescue and performed CPR until the ambulance arrived. THIS CPR SAVED MY LIFE. You, too can save a life by performing CPR. It is a skill everyone should know." Timmy Allen, #TIMMYSTRONG foundation

REGISTER HERE

Friday September 16, 2022
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday Flicks - Fatherhood

Kevin Hart stars in a heartwarming true story about a widowed dad who copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own.

PG-13

Sponsored by the Friends of ELPL

 

 

Kevin Hart stars in a heartwarming true story about a widowed dad who copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own.

PG-13

Sponsored by the Friends of ELPL

 

 

Saturday September 17, 2022
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10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Needle Felting Workshop

Using a felting needle and pre-dyed merino wool, participants will learn how to needle felt with confidence.The workshop will include all materials and instruction to create your own felted owl.

This is for Adults and mature teens only. 

Funded by Friends of ELPL.

There are 17 spaces available.

Using a felting needle and pre-dyed merino wool, participants will learn how to needle felt with confidence.The workshop will include all materials and instruction to create your own felted owl.

This is for Adults and mature teens only. 

Funded by Friends of ELPL.

There are 17 spaces available.

Monday September 26, 2022
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Parent Coach - Stop Arguing with Your Teen

Discover high-impact strategies that create less room for arguing and more room for connection.

Explore the benefit of using visualization to help create the relationship you want.

Learn mindful practices that are critical in setting the scene for more peaceful communication and joyful connection.

Lianne Dixon is a Parent Coach dedicated to
helping parents who are tired of arguing with
their teenagers. "I want to help them
save their relationship, enjoy easy
conversations, and have more fun."

Discover high-impact strategies that create less room for arguing and more room for connection.

Explore the benefit of using visualization to help create the relationship you want.

Learn mindful practices that are critical in setting the scene for more peaceful communication and joyful connection.

Lianne Dixon is a Parent Coach dedicated to
helping parents who are tired of arguing with
their teenagers. "I want to help them
save their relationship, enjoy easy
conversations, and have more fun."

Friday September 30, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Book Discussion Group

Join our discussion of The House at Riverton by Kate Morton. We will be meeting in Library Conference Room. Books will be available at the Circulation Desk.

There are many spaces available.

Join our discussion of The House at Riverton by Kate Morton. We will be meeting in Library Conference Room. Books will be available at the Circulation Desk.

There are many spaces available.

Monday October 3, 2022
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New England Legends with Jeff Belanger

For over 20 years, Jeff Belanger has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. New England Legends offers a tour of haunts, monsters, aliens, and weird history from our region. Based on Jeff’s popular weekly podcast and his Emmy-nominated television series on PBS and Amazon Prime, the program presents highlights from his own adventures and work. The bizarre is closer than you think!

Space is limited and registration is required. Registration will open on September 1st.

Funded by the Friends of ELPL.

For over 20 years, Jeff Belanger has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. New England Legends offers a tour of haunts, monsters, aliens, and weird history from our region. Based on Jeff’s popular weekly podcast and his Emmy-nominated television series on PBS and Amazon Prime, the program presents highlights from his own adventures and work. The bizarre is closer than you think!

Space is limited and registration is required. Registration will open on September 1st.

Funded by the Friends of ELPL.

Tuesday October 11, 2022
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Nourishing the Nervous System with Herbs

Nora Toomey, a clinical herbalist will show us how to use herbs to help with anxiety. 
First 20 signups get an herbal tea packet.

Funded by the friends of ELPL

 

Nora Toomey, a clinical herbalist will show us how to use herbs to help with anxiety. 
First 20 signups get an herbal tea packet.

Funded by the friends of ELPL

 

Friday October 21, 2022
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday Flicks - Lost City

After being kidnapped by a villainous treasure hunter, a successful romance novelist is forced to team up with her cover model as they are swept into a cutthroat jungle adventure that proves stranger than fiction.

PG-13

Sponsored by the Friends of ELPl.

After being kidnapped by a villainous treasure hunter, a successful romance novelist is forced to team up with her cover model as they are swept into a cutthroat jungle adventure that proves stranger than fiction.

PG-13

Sponsored by the Friends of ELPl.


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