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 Great Decisions

Tuesday evening: May 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.

  • Cuba and the United States

Registration is required.  Call (413) 525-5400, x1511 to register.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of East Longmeadow Public Library


ID Fraud and Scam Workshop

photo of sign that says SCAMWednesday, June 1 – RESCHEDULED due to Town Meeting
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.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of East Longmeadow Public Library


Not Just Knitting!

graphic of knitting needles and yarn

Upcoming dates:  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.


Preparing Your Estate Plan

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
6:00 pm.
Library Community Room

Join Jason S. Hicklen CFP, a financial advisor, as he discusses a topic people tend to put off or ignore; developing a sound estate plan. Doing so lets you take a giant step toward a more secure future for yourself and generations to come. Please call Rachael to register, 525-3471. This presentation will teach you:

  • What to consider when creating your will
  • The benefits of trusts in estate planning
  • How to help reduce taxes on your estate
  • How insurance can help protect your family


Double Feature Summer

Movie posterThe Choice with Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer
Friday, June 10
1:00 pm.
Library Community Room

Based on the Nicholas Spark’s novel, Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life’s most defining events. Rated PG-13.


movie posterThe Finest Hours with Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster and Eric Bana
Friday, June 24
1:00 pm.
Library Community Room

Based on a true story, the Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. Rated PG-13


Beekeeping 101

photo of bee on a flowerMonday, June 13
1:00 pm.
Library Community Room

Join Dan Conlon of Warm Colors Aviary as he discusses the topic of “Honeybees, Beekeeping, and Agriculture”. You will learn the importance of honeybees and pollinators, how beekeepers manage bees for pollination and honey production, and the importance to agriculture and our food supply.

Please register in advance ONLINE or call 525-5400 x1511. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults

photo of colored pencils June 15, July 20 & August 17 
11:00 am – 12:30pm

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 90 minutes of coloring, soothing music 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.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of East Longmeadow Public Library


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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413-525-5400, ext.1511
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Tuesday, May 31 st, 2016