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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

Please note the upcoming holiday hours:

Wednesday, December 24th closing at 12:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, December 25th and 26th the library will be closed.
Wednesday, December 31st closing at 12:00 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, January 1st and 2nd the library will be closed.


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Library Newsletter! Coming Soon!

In early January, the library will begin publishing a monthly newsletter. It will include a calendar of adult programs, changes going on at the library and many interesting treats and tidbits. Once we get started, you can pick it up at the library or read it on our website. Do you have email? Enter your information into the form below and we will email the newsletter to you.
*** Suggest a name for our newsletter and you will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card to a local eatery.***


 Adult Book Group

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


Our morning book group will be reading Ruth Reichl’s book Delicious!.
Her dazzling fiction debut is about sisters, family ties, and a young woman who must finally let go of guilt and grief to embrace her own true gifts.

New members are always welcome. No registration required.


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, January 6th
11:00 – 12:00 pm.

Thursday, January 22nd
2:00 – 3:00 pm.


Grief Through Story

Beginning a gentle conversation about death, dying, and grief using children’s literature.

Photo of book coversTuesday, January 6th
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Library Community Room

Rick’s Place is a non-profit organization that provides a safe, supportive environment for children and their families to discuss their feelings and experiences related to the death of someone special. The purpose of this workshop is to use children’s literature as an effective tool in talking to children about death, dying, and grief.  We welcome family, friends, and loved ones in the life of a grieving child.  We also welcome anyone interested in grief work with children and those interested in how to begin a conversation with a child about death, dying, and grief.

For more information about this event and to RSVP, please call 413-525-5400 x1506.  Drop-ins are welcome!




 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


Consumer Reports online

Access Consumer Reports online
with your East Longmeadow library card.



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.



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


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Friday, December 19 th, 2014