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Mon - Wed 9:30 - 8:00 pm. Thurs & Friday 9:30 - 5:00 pm. Saturday 9:30 - 4:00 pm. Closed Saturdays June 1 thru Labor Day

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Not Your Mother’s Job Search!

clipart sign "looking for a job"
Tuesdays, April 26 – May 24

10:30 am. – 12:30 pm.
Library Community Room


  • April 26  – Preparing for the Job Search
  • May 3 – Best Online Resources for Job Seekers (Basic computer proficiency & a valid email address are required for this session. Space is limited in this hands-on computer class. Please register for this session ONLINE, at the Information Desk or by calling 525-5400 x1508.)
  • May 10 – It’s Not All Online
  • May 17 – Resume Writing 101
  • May 24 – Interview With Confidence

 Attendance for all sessions is encouraged but not mandatory.


Great Decisions

Tuesday evenings: May, 3, 17, & 31. 
6:00 pm. — 7:30 pm.
Library Community Room

Logo for the Foreign Policy AssociationAre you politically minded? Do you follow world events? Would you like to influence foreign policy? Then you should join our new Great Decisions discussion group.  All materials are provided by the library. Participants will have access to a briefing book and DVD of the PBS series Great Decisions to review discussion topics prior to each meeting.

The 2016 topics for discussion are:

  • The United Nations
  • Climate Change
  • Cuba and the United States

Registration is required.  Call (413) 525-5400, x1511 to register.


Not Just Knitting!

graphic of knitting needles and yarn

Upcoming dates; May 5, May 19, June 2, June 16, June 30 and continuing throughout the year!
10:00 – 11:30 am.
Library Conference Room

Our newest drop-in program is for sharing, chatting and learning. Bring your knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, or any needle-craft project you’re working on. This group meets every other week.


Scents-sational Aromatherapy Workshop

photo of lavenderSaturday, May 7
1:00 – 2:30 pm.
Library Community Room

Learn about the ancient history of healing botanicals and natural essential oils in a hands-on workshop. Create a dream pillow and use healing salts to create some spa essentials such as bath salts. Led by Creative Arts Instructor, Kim Larkin.

Please register ONLINE, at the library Circulation Desk or call 413-525-5400, x1511.


ELPL Writer’s Group

NotebookMay 14 (Last session before summer break)
10:30 – 12:30 pm.
Library Conference Room
This monthly drop-in writing workshop, conducted in the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) Method, is open to writers at all levels of experience and confidence.  Work with others in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere. Led by Emily Savin, Associate Director of Amherst Writers and Artists.  Don’t forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper.


ELPL Eats: A Cookbook Club

photo of cookbookSaturday, May 14
1:00 – 2:30 pm.
Library Community Room

Do you like to try new recipes? Want to meet new friends? Then join us, we’ll have a foodtastic time. Register ONLINE or call 525-5400 x1511.

Stop by the Circulation Desk to pick a recipe from Martha Stewart’s Appetizers, email Lyndsay ( with your choice, and enjoy lunch at the library with all your new cookbook friends.


ID Fraud and Scam Workshop

photo of sign that says SCAMMonday, May 16
6:00 – 7:30 pm.
Library Community Room

Did you know that in 2015, over 30 million people were victims of an identity fraud or scam? Mike Savenelli, from Savenelli Consulting Services LLC, will be covering 10 major points that will help you prevent becoming a victim and what to do if you’ve been a victim. He will also be providing valuable handouts for attendees.

Please register in advance ONLINE or call 413-525-5400, x1511.


Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults

photo of colored pencilsMay 18, June 22
11:00 am – 12:00 pm AND 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Our group is so popular we added a morning session! Adult coloring groups are sweeping the nation. Enjoy this creative new trend for stress relief, no experience necessary.  We meet the third Wednesday of every month.

All materials provided. Just stop by to enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring, refreshments (evenings only), and good company.

No registration required.


Free ESL Class for Adults

ESL logo English as a Second Language classes are offered at the library.
The class meets every Tuesday evening from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.

Our new instructor, Heather Koziol, is an East Longmeadow native who received her master’s degree M.A.T. (Master of Art of Teaching) in French and Francophone Studies from UMass Amherst. She is a “language nerd” who loves studying new languages and cultures. She has taught English to students of all ages ranging from six years old to adults.

 Registration is not required.


ELPL Homebound Delivery Service

The East Longmeadow Public Library is now offering Homebound Delivery Service for town residents that are unable to visit the library due to illness or disability.  We can deliver books, movies, magazines and music CDs.   If you are interested in this program, contact us at 413-525-5400 ext. 1511.  If you know of someone who might benefit from this program, please tell them!  We are also looking for people who are interested in being volunteer drivers. Our goal is to get library materials to everyone in East Longmeadow that wants them, regardless of whether they can get to the library in person or not.

We look forward to hearing from you!
Joanne Nichting, Circulation Supervisor



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Friday, April 29 th, 2016