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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

Great Decisions

Logo for the Foreign Policy AssociationTuesday evenings 6:00 – 7:30 pm
May 9 & 23

If you have an interest in world events and would like to influence U.S. Foreign Policy, then you should join our Great Decisions discussion group.  To prepare for each meeting, participants are asked to read the relevant chapter in the Great Decisions Briefing Book available for check out at the library.

  • Latin America’s Political Pendulum
  • Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Nuclear Security

Registration is required. Please call the library, 525-5400, x1511 or register HERE  for each session.


 Not Just Knitting!

graphic of knitting needles and yarnUpcoming meetings:  May 11 & 25
10:00 – 11:30 am.
Library Conference Room

A space to share, chat and learn with others. Bring your knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, or any needlecraft project you’re working on. Meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. No registration required.


Digital Discussions


Thursday, May 11
2:00 – 3:00 pm.

Tuesday, May 30
11:00 – 12:00 pm.

Get one-on-one help from a tech savvy librarian.  Please bring your library card and passwords for your devices. No registration required.


ELPL Eats: A Cookbook Club

Book cover

Saturday, May 13
1:00 – 2:30 pm.
Library Community Room

We meet on the second Saturday of every other month except during the summer.
Join us for a foodtastic time!
Register at the library or ONLINE.
Copies of the cookbook will be at the Circulation Desk.

Notify Lyndsay of your recipe choice at or 525-5400 x1508.

Registration is required.


ELPL Writer’s Group

NotebookSaturday, May 13 (last one before summer break)
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. Work with others in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere. Led by local author, Christina Uss, the workshop is conducted similar to the AWA (Amherst Writers & Artists) method. Don’t forget to bring a pen/pencil and paper. No registration required. 


Laugh Louder, Live Longer

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Monday, May 15
Library Community Room

Join Steve Sobel as he provides unique ideas for bringing more laughter, joy, and optimism into your life and into the lives of the people you deal with in everyday life and at work. Sponsored by the Friends. Register HERE or call 525-5400 x1511.


 Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults

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Thursday, May 19, June 15, July 20, & August 17
11:00 am. – 12:00 pm.
Library Community Room

A relaxing getaway of soothing music, coloring, and good friends. All materials are supplied, no registration required.

Learn About Lyme

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Saturday, May 20
Library Community Room

Hear from Sharon Hawkes as she addressed some of the most popular questions regarding Lyme disease. She’ll explain what exactly is Lyme disease, other tick-borne diseases, how someone may get diagnosed, treatment options, and state laws regarding treatment. Register HERE or call 525-5400 x1511.

Sharon Hawkes is the Director of Nahant Public Library, a member of the Massachusetts Lyme Legislative Task Force, and helped promote a Lyme bill that became law last year.


 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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413-525-5400, ext.1511
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Friday, April 28 th, 2017