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Library Hours

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

Holiday Hours

The library is open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the week of Thanksgiving. We are closed Thanksgiving Day, November 27th and Friday, November 28th. The library will be open on Saturday, November 29th.

eReader Drop-in Sessions

photo of eReaderDrop-in and learn how to download free eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library’s Digital Catalog to your mobile device, laptop, or eReader. A valid library card is required. We will meet in the library conference room.

Tuesday, November 25th
  2:30 – 3:30 pm.

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Adult Book Group

book jacketTwelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

Tuesday, November 25th
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Library Conference Room

This is the true story of Solomon Northup, who was born and raised as a free man in New York. One day he was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in the deep south. His extraordinary journey proves the resiliency of hope and the human spirit despite the most grueling and formidable of circumstances.

Copies of Twelve Years a Slave are available at the Circulation Desk.

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HEALTHY HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

graphic of holiday food

Wednesday, December 3
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Join Chef and cooking instructor Liz Barbour (of Creative Feast) to learn how to plan a healthy menu of make-ahead recipes or recipes that can be put together last minute with very little fuss.   Enjoy a cooking demonstration of two delicious recipes and samples.

Space is limited. Sign-up is required.

Call 525-5400 x1511 or stop by the Circulation desk to register. Registration ends November 26.

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Pastel Painting for Teens

Van Gogh’s Starry Night — Expressive Pastel Painting

Saturday, December 6th
10:30 – 12:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Teens become artists with this hands-on pastel painting workshop taught by award winning artist Greg Maichack.  All professional grade pastels, paper and materials included!  Greg’s positive, warm style brings out student talent and opens a new world of artistic experience in the art of pastel.

This class is for beginners or experienced artists.   The program is free and open to 6th through 12th graders. Registration is required as space is limited. Please call the library Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, x1511 to register. 

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Insurance Explained

Monday, December 8th
5:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Ever wonder what your insurance policy really means? Come to our workshop and find out the answers to all those unanswered questions. Your host will explain your home, auto, or renters policy plan.

No registration required. This program is free and open to the public.

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Friday Flicks!

poster for Jersey Boys

Please join us on Friday, December 12
1:00 p.m.
Library Community Room

Enjoy this biographical musical drama film directed by Clint Eastwood based on the Tony Award-winning musical of the same name. The film tells the story of the musical group The Four Seasons.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration required.

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 Free ESL Classes for Adults

Wednesday evenings starting September 10th
5:30 pm. – 6:30 pm. –  Intermediate
6:30 pm. – 7:30 pm. – Beginners

Photo of instructor Amadou Talla Come join us at the East Longmeadow Public Library for interactive English classes. Learn to listen, speak, read and write in conversational English.

Amadou Talla, our instructor, has been a Massachusetts certified teacher to speakers of other languages for almost 20 years and is very enthusiastic about helping students meet their goals.

 Registration for these classes is required. Please contact our Information Desk at 
413-525-5400 ext. 1508

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Consumer Reports online

Access Consumer Reports online
with your East Longmeadow library card.

 

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This free online program will help you learn English quickly and effectively on your own. This program is available 24/7 from any computer or mobile device with Internet access. Log in with your East Longmeadow Library card.

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MA Permit Practice TestDoes not require a library card or any personal information.

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Saturday, November 22 nd, 2014