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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

Digital Discussions

MobileThursday, September 1, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Tuesday, September 13, 11:00 – 12:00 pm. 

Thursday September 29, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Library Conference Room

Get one-on-one help from a tech-savvy librarian. Stumped on how to set-up an email account or using our digital catalog? Wondering how that new tablet or eReader works? We can help with that too! No registration required.


Not Just Knitting! 

graphic of knitting needles and yarn

Upcoming dates:  September 8 & 22
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 on the second and fourth Thursday of every month.


Double Feature Summer

Movie posterDemolition

Friday, August 26
1:00 pm.
Library Community Room

A successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. With the help a new friend, he starts to rebuild, beginning with the demolition of the life he once knew.



Clinical Trials Information Session

Wednesday, August 31
11:00 am.
Library Community Room

Springfield Neurology Research and Clinical Trials has been participating in nationwide and worldwide clinical research trials for over 10 years. We offer our patients and our community access to the latest medication advances through clinical trials. Has Alzheimer’s or memory loss touched someone you love? Come and learn about the National Clinical Drug Trials for mild to moderate memory impairment that are being offered at Springfield Neurology Research.

Please register ONLINE  or call the library Circulation Desk at 525-5400 x1511 to register.


The Stone Walls & Structures of England & New England
Photo of a stone wall

Wednesday, September 7
6:00 pm.
Library Community Room

Hear from Andrew Pighills; an accomplished stone artisan, gardener and horticulturist as he discusses the development and evolution of stone walls and structures in England and New England, from colonial times to the present day, and explains how they fit into the garden and wider landscape of the past and present. Andrew Pighills has been featured in Yankee Magazine, the NYT, and on Martha Stewart Living Radio.

Register ONLINE or call the library Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, x1511 to register.

Sponsored by the Friends of East Longmeadow Public Library



NotebookMeetings are held on the second Saturday of every month 
10:30 am. – 12:30 pm.
Library Conference Room

September 10, October 8, November 12 & December 10

This monthly drop-in writing workshop, conducted in the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) Method, is open to writers at all levels of experience and confidence.  Work with others in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere. Led by Emily Savin, Associate Director of Amherst Writers and Artists.  Don’t forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper. No registration required.


ELPL Eats: A Cookbook Club

Book jacketSaturday, September 10
1:00 – 2:30 pm.
Library Community Room

The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook : 100 delicious heritage recipes from the farm and garden by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Sandy Gluck

Registration is required. Stop by the library to pick up or browse the cookbook. Register ONLINE or call the library Circulation Desk at 413-525-5400, x 1511 to register. For Adults only. Last day to register is Monday, September 5.


Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults

photo of colored pencilsSeptember 21, October 19, November 16, & December 21
11:00 am. – 12:30 pm.

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.


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

Today's Date

Thursday, August 25 th, 2016