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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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Memory Cafe

First Tuesday of every month,
Next meeting October 4th at 10:30 am.
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.

Please register by calling 525-5400 x1508.


BYOB Book Group

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First Wednesday of every month starting October 4
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.


Retirement Planning Workshop

Wednesday, October 4
6:30 pm.
Library Community Room

Join Michael Alimo of U.S.A. Tax & Financials Services as he helps you develop a customized financial program. He will leave you feeling confident in your decisions and customize appropriate strategies to suit your vision and objectives for your retirement goals.

Register HERE or call 525-5400 x1511.

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Wednesdays, Oct 11 – Nov 29
6:00 – 7:30 pm.
Library Conference Room
For teens age 13 and up.

This workshop will explore two of the most popular literary genres – science fiction and fantasy. Participants will work with Jen Gaboury, (MFA-W Graduate student – Goddard College) and their peers to workshop their pieces, receive constructive feedback and learn the fundamentals of fiction. Open to aspiring authors at all levels. Bring paper and pen (or a laptop/tablet), and your imagination.

Registration is required. Please call the Circulation Desk at (413) 525-5400, 1511 to register.


ELPL Writer’s Group

Second Saturday of every month
Upcoming meeting: October 14

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, the workshop is based on the workings of the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method. Work with others in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere.


Don’t Retire…Rewire!

Saturday, October 14
10:00 am. – 1:00 pm.
Library Community Room

An interactive workshop to reflect and brainstorm with others to create an action plan to help you transition into a satisfying new chapter of your life. People who are contemplating retirement or have already retired will benefit from these workshops. Led by Barbara Foster, a retired career counselor from Holyoke Community College. Sponsored by the Friends.

Space is limited, register HERE or call 525-5400 x1511.


A.M. Book Group

Tuesday, October 17
10:00 – 11:30 am.
Library Conference Room

The sole survivor of a killing spree, Chyna Shephard stumbles upon the identity of the murderer’s intended victim and confronts her own past to protect herself and a complete stranger from the ultimate evil. No registration required. Copies are available at the library and new members always welcome.


Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults

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Thursday, October 19
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.


Digital Discussions (by appointment!)

Need help setting up Overdrive, using our online resources, or just got a new device? Digital Discussions is now by appointment only! Book a librarian for a 30-minute session to get individualized tech help. Stop by or call the Information Desk at 525-5400 x1508 to schedule one today.


 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

Tuesday, September 26 th, 2017