Calendar of Library and Community Events

Friday April 12, 2024
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9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Grow Play Learn: Birth - 5 years

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth-2  9:45-10:30  REGISTER HERE

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30  REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth-2  9:45-10:30  REGISTER HERE

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30  REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
EL Earth Day Cleanup Kick Off Event

The Kickoff for the East Longmeadow Earth Day Cleanup is at the library. Stop by the library on Friday, April 12th 1:00-5:00 to pick up your supplies.

The annual East Longmeadow Earth Day Cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 13th 9:00-11:00.  

Register Here 

The Kickoff for the East Longmeadow Earth Day Cleanup is at the library. Stop by the library on Friday, April 12th 1:00-5:00 to pick up your supplies.

The annual East Longmeadow Earth Day Cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 13th 9:00-11:00.  

Register Here 

Saturday April 13, 2024
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EL Earth Day Cleanup

The annual East Longmeadow Earth Day Cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 13th 9:00-11:00.  Stop by the East Longmeadow Library the day before to pick up your supplies.

Register Here

The annual East Longmeadow Earth Day Cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 13th 9:00-11:00.  Stop by the East Longmeadow Library the day before to pick up your supplies.

Register Here

Monday April 15, 2024
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Library is closed 9:30 - 8:00

The Library is closed 9:30 to 5:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed 9:30 to 5:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Tuesday April 16, 2024
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lego Build: All Ages

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and put your creativity to work.

Build something special using your imagination or see if you can complete one of our Lego challenges. 

*Please note, a caregiver is required for young children.

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and put your creativity to work.

Build something special using your imagination or see if you can complete one of our Lego challenges. 

*Please note, a caregiver is required for young children.

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Origami Workshop

Join us in the Community Room on Tuesday April 16th at 6:00pm to learn how to make

Springtime origami flowers from a very talented artist from Valley Folders.

All skill levels are welcome. Ages 12+

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Join us in the Community Room on Tuesday April 16th at 6:00pm to learn how to make

Springtime origami flowers from a very talented artist from Valley Folders.

All skill levels are welcome. Ages 12+

LOCATION: Library Community Room


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parent Workshop: Coping Skills

Parent & Caregiver Training: Coping Skills

Parents & caregivers of children ages 18 mos. to 6 years will learn to identify coping & return to thriving, while building trust & successful relationships.

Participants will meet Tuesday, April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th @ 7pm on Zoom.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Zoom

Parent & Caregiver Training: Coping Skills

Parents & caregivers of children ages 18 mos. to 6 years will learn to identify coping & return to thriving, while building trust & successful relationships.

Participants will meet Tuesday, April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th @ 7pm on Zoom.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday April 17, 2024
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
STEAM: All Ages

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and explore a number of STEAM activitiesSTEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) kits and projects will be available to have fun with.

This activity is best suited to children ages 3 and up. *Please note, a caregiver is required. 

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and explore a number of STEAM activitiesSTEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) kits and projects will be available to have fun with.

This activity is best suited to children ages 3 and up. *Please note, a caregiver is required. 

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Needlework Network

The ELPL has introduced a new club for needlework enthusiasts of all types!

Please join us on the first and third Wednesdays of each month in the Conference Room at 3:00pm.

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

The ELPL has introduced a new club for needlework enthusiasts of all types!

Please join us on the first and third Wednesdays of each month in the Conference Room at 3:00pm.

LOCATION: Library Conference Room

Thursday April 18, 2024
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lego Build: All Ages

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and challenge your friends or family to a game or two.

We have many of your favorite games as well as some new ones you might have fun with.

*Please note, a caregiver is required for young children.

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and challenge your friends or family to a game or two.

We have many of your favorite games as well as some new ones you might have fun with.

*Please note, a caregiver is required for young children.

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Youth Writing Group: Grades 5 & up

Writers in grades 5+ are invited to join our writing workshop.

We’ll use writing prompts to create short stories and poems, and then practice sharing and giving each other positive feedback. 

Led by our resident children’s book author, we’ll write here, write now, and enjoy snacks!

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

Writers in grades 5+ are invited to join our writing workshop.

We’ll use writing prompts to create short stories and poems, and then practice sharing and giving each other positive feedback. 

Led by our resident children’s book author, we’ll write here, write now, and enjoy snacks!

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

Friday April 19, 2024
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Earth Day Craft: All Ages

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and create a special craft to celebrate Earth Day.

All materials will be provided.

*Please note, a caregiver is required for young children.

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

Drop by the Activity room in the Children's Department and create a special craft to celebrate Earth Day.

All materials will be provided.

*Please note, a caregiver is required for young children.

The room will be open between 10AM and 2PM.

DROP-IN

LOCATION: Activity Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday Flicks

Join us for a movie in the Library Community Room.

We will be showing the filmThe Color Purple. 

 Registration is not necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Join us for a movie in the Library Community Room.

We will be showing the filmThe Color Purple. 

 Registration is not necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Monday April 22, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Music Time with Mr. Liam: Ages 2-6

Join us for a super fun morning of singing, laughing, puppets and dancing!

Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Children's Department

Join us for a super fun morning of singing, laughing, puppets and dancing!

Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
STEAM: Ages 3-6

Children will have fun while they learn at this STEAM program designed for children ages 3-6. Each week there will be a new activity that explores the concepts of science, technology, engineering, art, & math. Children will work together to plan, draw & create.

Participants are registering for 4 weeks, April 1st, 8th, 22nd & 29th.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. 

PROGRAM FULL

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Children will have fun while they learn at this STEAM program designed for children ages 3-6. Each week there will be a new activity that explores the concepts of science, technology, engineering, art, & math. Children will work together to plan, draw & create.

Participants are registering for 4 weeks, April 1st, 8th, 22nd & 29th.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. 

PROGRAM FULL

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Read to a Therapy Dog: Ages 5+

Don't miss this opportunity to read to Hank!

Children are invited to register for a ten-minute time slot to read to Hank, a registered therapy dog. 

This program is especially beneficial to beginning and reluctant readers.

 

LOCATION: Children's Department
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Don't miss this opportunity to read to Hank!

Children are invited to register for a ten-minute time slot to read to Hank, a registered therapy dog. 

This program is especially beneficial to beginning and reluctant readers.

 

LOCATION: Children's Department

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Tuesday April 23, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Tike Time: Ages 2-3

Join Ms. Kay for a fun-filled storytime including stories, songs, movement & a craft!

This storytime is geared for children ages 2 -3 along with a caregiver.

Please note, participants are registering for Tuesday, April 2nd, 9th & 23rd @ 10:30am.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Join Ms. Kay for a fun-filled storytime including stories, songs, movement & a craft!

This storytime is geared for children ages 2 -3 along with a caregiver.

Please note, participants are registering for Tuesday, April 2nd, 9th & 23rd @ 10:30am.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Spring Clean your Plate: Simple Ways to Boost your Energy to get through your Day

Jennifer Marcks from Gluten Free Marcks to Spot,  is returning for a presentation and demonstration of gluten free snacks you can prepare.

Learn how simple swaps can add a healthy and delicious boost to your plate. 

 Menu:

Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Easy Smoothies

Carrot Cake Date Balls

 

Jennifer Marcks from Gluten Free Marcks to Spot,  is returning for a presentation and demonstration of gluten free snacks you can prepare.

Learn how simple swaps can add a healthy and delicious boost to your plate. 

 Menu:

Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Easy Smoothies

Carrot Cake Date Balls

 

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parent Workshop: Coping Skills

Parent & Caregiver Training: Coping Skills

Parents & caregivers of children ages 18 mos. to 6 years will learn to identify coping & return to thriving, while building trust & successful relationships.

Participants will meet Tuesday, April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th @ 7pm on Zoom.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Zoom

Parent & Caregiver Training: Coping Skills

Parents & caregivers of children ages 18 mos. to 6 years will learn to identify coping & return to thriving, while building trust & successful relationships.

Participants will meet Tuesday, April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th @ 7pm on Zoom.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday April 24, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Storytime: Ages 3-6

Join Ms. Darcy for a fun-filled storytime including stories, songs, movement & a craft!

This storytime is geared for children ages 3-6.

Please note participants are registering for Wednesday, April 3rd, 10th & 24th @ 10:30am.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Join Ms. Darcy for a fun-filled storytime including stories, songs, movement & a craft!

This storytime is geared for children ages 3-6.

Please note participants are registering for Wednesday, April 3rd, 10th & 24th @ 10:30am.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday April 25, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Adult Book Club

LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday April 29, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
STEAM: Ages 3-6

Children will have fun while they learn at this STEAM program designed for children ages 3-6. Each week there will be a new activity that explores the concepts of science, technology, engineering, art, & math. Children will work together to plan, draw & create.

Participants are registering for 4 weeks, April 1st, 8th, 22nd & 29th.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. 

PROGRAM FULL

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Children will have fun while they learn at this STEAM program designed for children ages 3-6. Each week there will be a new activity that explores the concepts of science, technology, engineering, art, & math. Children will work together to plan, draw & create.

Participants are registering for 4 weeks, April 1st, 8th, 22nd & 29th.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. 

PROGRAM FULL

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Tuesday April 30, 2024
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Funny Bonz Book Group: Grades 3 & 4

Join Ms. Darcy for this super fun book group! 

This month please read in advance, J.D. and the Great Barber Battle by J. Dillard.

Books are available to borrow from the Circulation Desk.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Join Ms. Darcy for this super fun book group! 

This month please read in advance, J.D. and the Great Barber Battle by J. Dillard.

Books are available to borrow from the Circulation Desk.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Parent Workshop: Coping Skills

Parent & Caregiver Training: Coping Skills

Parents & caregivers of children ages 18 mos. to 6 years will learn to identify coping & return to thriving, while building trust & successful relationships.

Participants will meet Tuesday, April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th @ 7pm on Zoom.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Zoom

Parent & Caregiver Training: Coping Skills

Parents & caregivers of children ages 18 mos. to 6 years will learn to identify coping & return to thriving, while building trust & successful relationships.

Participants will meet Tuesday, April 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th @ 7pm on Zoom.

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Zoom

Wednesday May 1, 2024
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tinker Playgroup: Ages 3-5

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday May 2, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Communication & Play: Birth - 36 months

Communication and Play is for caregivers along with their children ages birth -36 months. It is designed to support the areas of social communication, expressive language and receptive language skills through play.

This group will help empower parents and caregivers through active participation and education to help each child grow in a variety of language and play skills. Toys, songs and skill building activities will be offered, as well as the ASQ to support understanding where your child’s strengths in development are. 

This program is funded by Pathways for Parents and The Friends of the Library at ELPL.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Communication and Play is for caregivers along with their children ages birth -36 months. It is designed to support the areas of social communication, expressive language and receptive language skills through play.

This group will help empower parents and caregivers through active participation and education to help each child grow in a variety of language and play skills. Toys, songs and skill building activities will be offered, as well as the ASQ to support understanding where your child’s strengths in development are. 

This program is funded by Pathways for Parents and The Friends of the Library at ELPL.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Friday May 3, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby & Toddler Signing Time: Birth-15 months

Baby and Toddler Signing Time is designed to help babies communicate long before talking.

This important skill helps reduce frustration when communicating with your baby. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth to 15 months @ 9:45-10:30 

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Baby and Toddler Signing Time is designed to help babies communicate long before talking.

This important skill helps reduce frustration when communicating with your baby. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth to 15 months @ 9:45-10:30 

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Grow Play Learn: 2 - 5 years

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30 

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30 

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Monday May 6, 2024
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Book Group: Kindergarten - 2nd

Join us for a book share! Please bring a favorite book to share with the group.

Save the date and join Miss Mich at 4:30pm for an extra-special book group.

Enjoy a slice of pizza, a game and a craft.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

Registration coming soon.

 

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Join us for a book share! Please bring a favorite book to share with the group.

Save the date and join Miss Mich at 4:30pm for an extra-special book group.

Enjoy a slice of pizza, a game and a craft.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

Registration coming soon.

 

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Wednesday May 8, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
You & Me in Music: Ages Birth -18 months

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon.

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon.

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tinker Playgroup: Ages 3-5

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday May 9, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Art Time & More: Ages 3-6

Play! Explore! Create!

Children ages 3-6 will enjoy a story and a different art project each week.

Dress appropriately as some activities might be messy.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

 

Play! Explore! Create!

Children ages 3-6 will enjoy a story and a different art project each week.

Dress appropriately as some activities might be messy.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

 

Friday May 10, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby & Toddler Signing Time: Birth-15 months

Baby and Toddler Signing Time is designed to help babies communicate long before talking.

This important skill helps reduce frustration when communicating with your baby. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth to 15 months @ 9:45-10:30 

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Baby and Toddler Signing Time is designed to help babies communicate long before talking.

This important skill helps reduce frustration when communicating with your baby. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth to 15 months @ 9:45-10:30 

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Grow Play Learn: 2 - 5 years

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30 

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30 

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday Flicks

Movie TBD

LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday May 13, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga Ages 2-5

Kids and caregivers, will learn how to use large muscles to support self regulation, while bending, breathing & stretching!

For children ages 2-5.

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Kids and caregivers, will learn how to use large muscles to support self regulation, while bending, breathing & stretching!

For children ages 2-5.

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Page Turners Book Club: Grade 5+

Even if you've never come to book club before, today is the day. At our end-of-year party, we'll share book recommendations, eat pizza and snacks, and practice our doodling skills.

All readers in grades 5+ are welcome.  

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Even if you've never come to book club before, today is the day. At our end-of-year party, we'll share book recommendations, eat pizza and snacks, and practice our doodling skills.

All readers in grades 5+ are welcome.  

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Wednesday May 15, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
You & Me in Music: Ages 2-5

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon

 

 
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon

 

 
LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tinker Playgroup: Ages 3-5

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Thursday May 16, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Communication & Play: Birth - 36 months

Communication and Play is for caregivers along with their children ages birth -36 months. It is designed to support the areas of social communication, expressive language and receptive language skills through play.

This group will help empower parents and caregivers through active participation and education to help each child grow in a variety of language and play skills. Toys, songs and skill building activities will be offered, as well as the ASQ to support understanding where your child’s strengths in development are. 

This program is funded by Pathways for Parents and The Friends of the Library at ELPL.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Communication and Play is for caregivers along with their children ages birth -36 months. It is designed to support the areas of social communication, expressive language and receptive language skills through play.

This group will help empower parents and caregivers through active participation and education to help each child grow in a variety of language and play skills. Toys, songs and skill building activities will be offered, as well as the ASQ to support understanding where your child’s strengths in development are. 

This program is funded by Pathways for Parents and The Friends of the Library at ELPL.

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Friday May 17, 2024
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9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby & Toddler Signing Time: Birth-15 months

Baby and Toddler Signing Time is designed to help babies communicate long before talking.

This important skill helps reduce frustration when communicating with your baby. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth to 15 months @ 9:45-10:30 

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Baby and Toddler Signing Time is designed to help babies communicate long before talking.

This important skill helps reduce frustration when communicating with your baby. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages Birth to 15 months @ 9:45-10:30 

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Grow Play Learn: 2 - 5 years

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30 

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Grow Play Learn focuses on developmental milestones, ways to engage in play, resources, and opportunities to connect with others. Please complete the ages and stages Questionnaire (ASQ) prior to the first session. 

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents and funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant through the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

Ages 2-5  10:45-11:30 

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Saturday May 18, 2024
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
ELPL Cookbook Club

Do you enjoy trying new recipes? Do you like tasting new things and discussing them with others? Then come to our next Cookbook Club event!

What do you need to do? Check out a copy of the cookbook at the circulation desk and find your favorite recipe. Register and let us know what dish you will prepare (so we don't have duplicates). Come to the program with your prepared dish and come ready to discuss your experience and what others would expect if they made the same dish. The goal is to have fun and taste some new cuisine!

This month you have a choice of one of two Bobby Flay Cookbooks! Bobby Flay at Home or Sundays with Sophie!

Paper plates and utensils will be provided, however please bring your own serving spoon and drink, if needed.

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Do you enjoy trying new recipes? Do you like tasting new things and discussing them with others? Then come to our next Cookbook Club event!

What do you need to do? Check out a copy of the cookbook at the circulation desk and find your favorite recipe. Register and let us know what dish you will prepare (so we don't have duplicates). Come to the program with your prepared dish and come ready to discuss your experience and what others would expect if they made the same dish. The goal is to have fun and taste some new cuisine!

This month you have a choice of one of two Bobby Flay Cookbooks! Bobby Flay at Home or Sundays with Sophie!

Paper plates and utensils will be provided, however please bring your own serving spoon and drink, if needed.

LOCATION: Library Community Room


Monday May 20, 2024
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Music Time with Mr. Liam: Ages 2-6

Join us for a super fun morning of singing, laughing, puppets and dancing!

Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

 

 

LOCATION: Children's Department

Join us for a super fun morning of singing, laughing, puppets and dancing!

Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Sponsored by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

 

 

LOCATION: Children's Department

Wednesday May 22, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
You & Me in Music: Ages 15 Months- 2

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon

 
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon

 
LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tinker Playgroup: Ages 3-5

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Quabbin Wildlife Photography, I See You

Dale Monette will present his favorite wildlife photographs and the stories of how he was able to take them.

Funded by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Dale Monette will present his favorite wildlife photographs and the stories of how he was able to take them.

Funded by the Friends of the East Longmeadow Public Library.

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room


Monday May 27, 2024
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Library is closed 9:30 - 8:00

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Wednesday May 29, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
You & Me in Music: Ages 2-5

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon.

 
LOCATION: Library Community Room

Enjoy singing, playing instruments & moving with Renee Coro! 

This multi-sensory experience will offer strategies incorporating music into routines, while building language & memory skills.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program.

Registration coming soon.

 
LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tinker Playgroup: Ages 3-5

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Wednesday June 5, 2024
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tinker Playgroup: Ages 3-5

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Origami: Grades 1-5

Learn the ancient Japanese art of origami (paper folding) with Julie Shih.

This month Julie will teach you how to make a shirt and tie.

This program is for children in 1st grade and up.

Registration coming soon.

 

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Learn the ancient Japanese art of origami (paper folding) with Julie Shih.

This month Julie will teach you how to make a shirt and tie.

This program is for children in 1st grade and up.

Registration coming soon.

 

 

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Wednesday June 12, 2024
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tinker Playgroup: Ages 3-5

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

TINKER PLAYGROUP is a program developed by the Boston Children's Museum. It allows children to grow while playing and encourages meeting new friends while practicing important social-emotional skills. 

Designed for children ages 3-5 along with their caregiver.

* Participants are registering for 6 sessions: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, & June 5.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents-Coordinated Family Community Engagement Program. The Boston Children's Museum and The East Longmeadow Public Library

REGISTER HERE

LOCATION: Library Community Room

Wednesday June 19, 2024
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Library is closed 9:30 - 8:00

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Thursday July 4, 2024
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Library is closed 9:30 - 5:00

The Library is closed 9:30 to 5:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed 9:30 to 5:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Monday September 2, 2024
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Library is closed 9:30 - 8:00

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Monday October 14, 2024
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Library is closed 9:30 - 8:00

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Monday November 11, 2024
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Library is closed 9:30 - 8:00

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed 9:30 to 8:00.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Wednesday November 27, 2024 - Friday November 29, 2024

The Library is closed Wednesday, 11/27 @ 4:00pm.

The library is closed on Thursday, 11/28 from 9:30am to 5:00pm & Friday, 11/29 from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed Wednesday, 11/27 @ 4:00pm.

The library is closed on Thursday, 11/28 from 9:30am to 5:00pm & Friday, 11/29 from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Tuesday December 24, 2024 - Wednesday December 25, 2024

The Library is closed Tuesday, 12/24 @ 1:00pm & closed on Wednesday, 12/25 from 9:30am to 8:00pm  

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed Tuesday, 12/24 @ 1:00pm & closed on Wednesday, 12/25 from 9:30am to 8:00pm  

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

Tuesday December 31, 2024 - Wednesday January 1, 2025

The Library is closed Tuesday, 12/31 @ 1:00pm & closed on Wednesday, 1/1 from 9:30am to 8:00pm  

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.

The Library is closed Tuesday, 12/31 @ 1:00pm & closed on Wednesday, 1/1 from 9:30am to 8:00pm  

You still have access to our online resources, available at this link as well as our digital catalog, available here.


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