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Homeopathy Workshop

Photo of herbs, mortar and pestalWednesday, March 4
6:00 pm.
Library Community Room

What is Homeopathy?
It is a safe, gentle, and natural system of healing that works with your body to relieve mental, emotional, and physical symptoms, restore vitality, and improve your overall health.

Join us for this informational workshop on how to use homeopathy at home for minor ailments and how it can help with chronic health conditions.

No registration required.


Meditation Talk

graphic of a person meditatingSaturday, March 7
10:00 am. – 12:00 pm.
Library Community Room

How to Understand the Nature and Power of the Mind with Kadam Eve Arias.

How well do we actually know our mind, how it functions, what it’s nature is? By getting to know our mind and how it functions, we can gradually learn how to avoid negative states of mind that lead to suffering and instead cultivate and nurture the positive states of mind, creating causes for peace of mind, happiness.

Please join us! Reserve your spot at the Circulation Desk or call, 525-5400 x1511.


 CSA & Gardening Program

clipart of corn on the cobMonday, March 9
6:30 pm.
Library Community Room

Do you know what a CSA is? Community-supported agriculture is a way for individuals to support local farms in exchange for fresh, local produce.  Our  guests from the Scantic Valley CSA will be here to explain more about CSAs and how to get involved. They will also be available for gardening tips and advice.

No registration required.


Spring Baskets and Beyond

photo of gift basketStarts Monday, March 9
Tickets – $1.00 or 6 for $5.00
Drawing is Friday, April 17

This is the Friends best annual fundraiser. Beautiful gift baskets are donated by library patrons and businesses in the community. Stop by and take a chance on one or more baskets. Good luck!


Gardening Lecture: Compost

Picture of two hands holding compostMonday, March 16
6:30 pm.
Library Community Room

Compost: What it is, how to make it, how to use it

George Kingston of WMMGA will discuss how compost is one of the best things that you can use in your garden. It is like black gold. It is surprisingly easy to make and to use. Come and learn what compost is, how you can make it at home, and how you can use it in your garden.

No registration required.


Friends Annual Book and Bake Sale

Clipart of a stack of booksSaturday, April 11, 2015
9:30 – 3:00 pm
Library Community Room

The bake sale will take place in the Cafe area.


Preview sale – Friday, April 10
3:00 – 4:30 pm
The preview sale is for Friends members only (please bring you membership card).

Donations of paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction (hardcover and softcover), music CDs and DVD movies are welcome as of Monday, March 16th. We will not accept VHS movies, magazines, encyclopedias or moldy items.

Volunteers are needed to make this event a success. Please leave your name and phone number at the Circulation Desk.


   Free ESL Classes for Adults

Wednesday evenings
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

Basic ESL is an online system built to deliver to a student the knowledge of English as a second language. It consists of 4 courses. Each course is a level in the language learning system. Each level consists of 5 chapters that contain 3 lessons each. The courses are geared to elementary, intermediate, high school and adult education students.


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

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Thursday, March 5 th, 2015