November 2019

(Friday)

KANGAROO TIME! (new day & time!)

9:30am - 10:00am

KANGAROO TIME FOR BOUNCY KIDS!

A program especially for the wiggliest little ones! Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire six-week session.

Anime "T & T" Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

(Saturday)

Minecraft Club

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft at the library!

Please register for this fun program, as space is limited.

Movie: Coco

11:00am

(Monday)

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds

10:00am - 11:00am

Monday morning storytime!

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things they do at different times of the day. The session runs 5 weeks.

Each storytime includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of 3-5 year olds. If your child is younger than 3 or may not be up for sitting and listening to 4-5 stories with 1-2 song or game breaks in between, you may want to consider our storytime for 2-3 year olds, which runs on Wednedays at 10am, or our Kangaroo Time program, which runs on Thursdays at 10am.  If your child is in elementary school, you may also consider our afterschool program for 5-8 year olds on Thurdsay afternoons at 4pm

 

Please click below to register.

(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

YA Writer's Group: Write A Novel in a Month with "NaNoWriMo!"

4:00pm - 5:30pm

What is NaNoWriMo? It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it is a national, online program with a fun, empowering approach to creative writing. The challenge: draft an entire novel in just one month. For 30 wild, exciting, surprising days, you get to lock away your inner editor, let your imagination take over, and just create!

In our writer's group, you'll get help signing up for NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program, learn how to use their site to do your writing, figure out what your word count goal should be, and get help with plotting, character development, world buidling, flow, inspiration, and more!

At the last meeting, writers will get a chance to talk how the experience was for them, share excerpts of what they wrote, and envision where they'd like to go from there - and celebrate with cake! Recommended for middle and high school, but upper elementary writers who are truly committed are welcome as well. Please click below to register. 

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

Adult Anime Club

Join us every Tuesday night for Adult Anime Club!  Watch Anime, engage in a lively discussion on all things Anime, and play card games.  Bring a snack for yourself or to share!  Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 413-583-3408 or stop by the circulation desk.   If you are under the age of 18, please see our listing for Teen Anime under Youth Events. 

Jeopardy-Style Trivia Night - with prizes!

6:30pm - 6:00pm

Monthly Trivia Series!

Win big in our monthly trivia series, generally held the first Tuesday of every month! Tonight we celebrate International Games Week, celebrated the first week of November, with a jeopardy-style night featuring questions about board games, video games, and D&D!

Please  click below to register - all ages are invited!

Jeopardy-Style Trivia Night - with prizes!

6:30pm

Monthly Trivia Series!

Win big in our monthly trivia series, generally held the first Tuesday of every month! Tonight we celebrate International Games Week, celebrated the first week of November, with a jeopardy-style night featuring questions about board games, video games, and D&D!

Please  click below to register - all ages are invited!

(Wednesday)

Story-and-Play for 2-3 year olds

10:00am - 11:00am

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things children do at different times of the day. The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. The session runs 6 weeks.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of toddlers. If your child is older than 3 or has a greater capacity for sitting and listening to stories you may want to consider our storytime for 3-5 year olds, which runs on Mondays at 10am. 

Please click below to register.

 

 

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

(Thursday)

D & D for 4th-7th graders!

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn how to play D & D!

Experienced players will teach you how to roll up a character and how to play!

Ready-To-Read Storytime for 5 - 8 year olds

4:00pm - 5:00pm

An afterschool storytime especially for big kids!

Children who have entered grade school journey towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! This program is designed to support your emergent reader by sharing a sample of stories & series that are geared toward various levels of early readers, & get them excited to use their new reading skills on the sequels later! 

Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire five-week session.

(Friday)

KANGAROO TIME! (new day & time!)

9:30am - 10:00am

KANGAROO TIME FOR BOUNCY KIDS!

A program especially for the wiggliest little ones! Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire six-week session.

Anime "T & T" Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

(Saturday)

Science Saturdays: Fizzy Science!

9:30am - 10:30am

Do a different science experiment every other Saturday!

This week we'll learn about chemical reactions by playing with safe, everyday materials that get fizzy when combined together! Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Please click below to register.

Minecraft Club

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft at the library!

Please register for this fun program, as space is limited.

(Monday)
(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

YA Writer's Group: Write A Novel in a Month with "NaNoWriMo!"

4:00pm - 5:30pm

What is NaNoWriMo? It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it is a national, online program with a fun, empowering approach to creative writing. The challenge: draft an entire novel in just one month. For 30 wild, exciting, surprising days, you get to lock away your inner editor, let your imagination take over, and just create!

In our writer's group, you'll get help signing up for NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program, learn how to use their site to do your writing, figure out what your word count goal should be, and get help with plotting, character development, world buidling, flow, inspiration, and more!

At the last meeting, writers will get a chance to talk how the experience was for them, share excerpts of what they wrote, and envision where they'd like to go from there - and celebrate with cake! Recommended for middle and high school, but upper elementary writers who are truly committed are welcome as well. Please click below to register. 

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

Adult Anime Club

Join us every Tuesday night for Adult Anime Club!  Watch Anime, engage in a lively discussion on all things Anime, and play card games.  Bring a snack for yourself or to share!  Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 413-583-3408 or stop by the circulation desk.   If you are under the age of 18, please see our listing for Teen Anime under Youth Events. 

(Wednesday)

Story-and-Play for 2-3 year olds

10:00am - 11:00am

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things children do at different times of the day. The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. The session runs 6 weeks.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of toddlers. If your child is older than 3 or has a greater capacity for sitting and listening to stories you may want to consider our storytime for 3-5 year olds, which runs on Mondays at 10am. 

Please click below to register.

 

 

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

(Thursday)

D & D for 4th-7th graders!

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn how to play D & D!

Experienced players will teach you how to roll up a character and how to play!

Ready-To-Read Storytime for 5 - 8 year olds

4:00pm - 5:00pm

An afterschool storytime especially for big kids!

Children who have entered grade school journey towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! This program is designed to support your emergent reader by sharing a sample of stories & series that are geared toward various levels of early readers, & get them excited to use their new reading skills on the sequels later! 

Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire five-week session.

(Friday)

KANGAROO TIME! (new day & time!)

9:30am - 10:00am

KANGAROO TIME FOR BOUNCY KIDS!

A program especially for the wiggliest little ones! Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire six-week session.

Anime "T & T" Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

(Saturday)

Minecraft Club

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft at the library!

Please register for this fun program, as space is limited.

(Monday)

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds

10:00am - 11:00am

Monday morning storytime!

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things they do at different times of the day. The session runs 5 weeks.

Each storytime includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of 3-5 year olds. If your child is younger than 3 or may not be up for sitting and listening to 4-5 stories with 1-2 song or game breaks in between, you may want to consider our storytime for 2-3 year olds, which runs on Wednedays at 10am, or our Kangaroo Time program, which runs on Thursdays at 10am.  If your child is in elementary school, you may also consider our afterschool program for 5-8 year olds on Thurdsay afternoons at 4pm

 

Please click below to register.

(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

YA Writer's Group: Write A Novel in a Month with "NaNoWriMo!"

4:00pm - 5:30pm

What is NaNoWriMo? It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it is a national, online program with a fun, empowering approach to creative writing. The challenge: draft an entire novel in just one month. For 30 wild, exciting, surprising days, you get to lock away your inner editor, let your imagination take over, and just create!

In our writer's group, you'll get help signing up for NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program, learn how to use their site to do your writing, figure out what your word count goal should be, and get help with plotting, character development, world buidling, flow, inspiration, and more!

At the last meeting, writers will get a chance to talk how the experience was for them, share excerpts of what they wrote, and envision where they'd like to go from there - and celebrate with cake! Recommended for middle and high school, but upper elementary writers who are truly committed are welcome as well. Please click below to register. 

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

Adult Anime Club

Join us every Tuesday night for Adult Anime Club!  Watch Anime, engage in a lively discussion on all things Anime, and play card games.  Bring a snack for yourself or to share!  Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 413-583-3408 or stop by the circulation desk.   If you are under the age of 18, please see our listing for Teen Anime under Youth Events. 

(Wednesday)

Movement Across Milestones for 0-15 month olds

11:30am

A special program for babies & their caregivers!

For children from birth to fifteen months w/their caregivers. Physical Therapist Lisa Erickson teaches about typical motor development & how to promote it with floor time play and social games. This program is sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE. 4 weeks starting 9/4. Please register.

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

(Thursday)

D & D for 4th-7th graders!

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn how to play D & D!

Experienced players will teach you how to roll up a character and how to play!

Ready-To-Read Storytime for 5 - 8 year olds

4:00pm - 5:00pm

An afterschool storytime especially for big kids!

Children who have entered grade school journey towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! This program is designed to support your emergent reader by sharing a sample of stories & series that are geared toward various levels of early readers, & get them excited to use their new reading skills on the sequels later! 

Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire five-week session.

Movie Club Meeting

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Movie Discussion club watches and discusses Matrix

2nd from the last Thursday of the Month

Join us for monthly discussions of classic movies!

Screenings are at 5 PM, followed by a discussion of the film at 7 PM. Attend either or both!

Light snacks will be served.

You do not need to be a club member to attend.

 

Frozen Party!

5:00pm

(Friday)

Anime "T & T" Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

(Saturday)

Science Saturdays: Spider Science!

9:30am - 10:30am

Do a different science experiment every other Saturday!

We're showing "Spider-Man Far from Home" at 10:30 this morning for the big kids, so today's Science Saturday will be about spider science: how do spiders use vibration to sense their prey? Why are they different from other animals? How do they help the planet? Make a spider web to find out the answers! 

Please click belowe to register.

 Recommended for ages 5 & up.

 

Minecraft Club

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft at the library!

Please register for this fun program, as space is limited.

(Monday)
(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

YA Writer's Group: Write A Novel in a Month with "NaNoWriMo!"

4:00pm - 5:30pm

What is NaNoWriMo? It stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it is a national, online program with a fun, empowering approach to creative writing. The challenge: draft an entire novel in just one month. For 30 wild, exciting, surprising days, you get to lock away your inner editor, let your imagination take over, and just create!

In our writer's group, you'll get help signing up for NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program, learn how to use their site to do your writing, figure out what your word count goal should be, and get help with plotting, character development, world buidling, flow, inspiration, and more!

At the last meeting, writers will get a chance to talk how the experience was for them, share excerpts of what they wrote, and envision where they'd like to go from there - and celebrate with cake! Recommended for middle and high school, but upper elementary writers who are truly committed are welcome as well. Please click below to register. 

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

Adult Anime Club

Join us every Tuesday night for Adult Anime Club!  Watch Anime, engage in a lively discussion on all things Anime, and play card games.  Bring a snack for yourself or to share!  Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 413-583-3408 or stop by the circulation desk.   If you are under the age of 18, please see our listing for Teen Anime under Youth Events. 

(Wednesday)

Video Creation with Photoshop

11:00am - 12:30pm

Movement Across Milestones for 0-15 month olds

11:30am

A special program for babies & their caregivers!

For children from birth to fifteen months w/their caregivers. Physical Therapist Lisa Erickson teaches about typical motor development & how to promote it with floor time play and social games. This program is sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE. 4 weeks starting 9/4. Please register.

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

(Thursday)

D & D for 4th-7th graders!

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn how to play D & D!

Experienced players will teach you how to roll up a character and how to play!

(Friday)

Anime "T & T" Club

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

(Saturday)

Minecraft Club

11:00am - 1:00pm

Minecraft at the library!

Please register for this fun program, as space is limited.