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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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Available to East Longmeadow card holders. Click the link below, create an account and start
watching over 1,500 full-length concerts and music documentaries. 

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Write-In Hours for NaNoWriMo

Image result for nanowrimoNational Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought about writing a novel.

Drop by our Conference Room anytime during the hours listed below for a quiet space to get that writing finished. We’ll also be hosting a special publishing workshop to help you make that novel a reality.

November 20 from 6:00-8:00, November 25 from 11:00-1:00

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Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults

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Thursday, November 16
11:00 am. – 12:00 pm.

A relaxing getaway of soothing music, coloring, and good friends. Meets on the third Thursday of every month. All materials are supplied, no registration required.

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How To Get Your Writing Published

Tuesday, November 28
6:00 pm.
Library Community Room

Led by local author Christina Uss, whose debut children’s novel The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle comes out from Holiday House in 2018.

This program will lay out the practical steps pre-published authors in every genre can follow to prepare their manuscript and begin submitting it to agents and editors. She’ll discuss literary agencies, query letters, uses of social media, joining professional writing organizations, and self-publishing versus traditional publishing.

Sponsored by the Friends. Register HERE or call 525-5400 x1511.

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Memory Cafe

Next meeting: December 5
10:30 am – 12:00 pm.
Library Conference Room

Join us each month for activities, conversation and support for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other brain disorders.  Co-sponsored with the EL Council on Aging. Meets the first Tuesday of every month.

Please register by calling 525-5400 x1508.

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BYOB Book Group

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Next meeting: December 6
6:30 – 7:30 pm.
Library Conference Room

Take the pressure off with our new evening book group. Bring what you’re already reading (or have read) and share it with others. Registration encouraged HERE or call 525-5400 x1511. Meets the first Wednesday of every month.

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ELPL Writer’s Group

Next meeting: December 9
10:30 am. – 12:30 pm.
Library Conference Room

This monthly drop-in writing workshop is open to writers at all levels of experience and confidence. Led by local author, Christina Uss, work with others in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere. Meets the second Saturday of every month. (No meeting in November due to Veterans Day holiday)

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Digital Discussions 

Need help setting up Overdrive, using our online resources, or just getting started with a new device? We’re here to help! Call the Information Desk at 525-5400 x1508 to schedule a 30-minutes session for individualized help.

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 ELPL Homebound Delivery Service

The East Longmeadow Public Library offers 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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60 Center Square, East Longmeadow, MA 01028
413-525-5400, ext.1511
Fax 413-525-0344

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Sunday, November 19 th, 2017