Kanopy on-demand video service is here!

Kanopy is a streaming film service for Agawam cardholders that offers thousands of films, documentaries, and shorts from producers in the U.S. and around the world. Highlights include films from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers. To Try it out today click here.

Bizarre Bazaar !

Do you have unused cards or decorations you don’t want? Are there too many cookie cutters cluttering the cabinets?  Then drop off your holiday stuff and come shopping (free of charge) for something new!

Donations accepted November 1-10 ONLY.  *Donations must come from a non-smoking home and be clean and in working condition, please bring items in original packaging or clear zippered bags.  Suggested items: ornaments, tree skirts, flags, wreaths, menorahs, inflatables, bows, gift bags, collectibles, cookie cutters, gift wrap, stockings, trees under 5 feet, dishes, lights (new in packaging)

Bizarre Bazaar Shopping Days: Friday, November 16, 3-5 and Saturday, November 17, 10-3.  Shopping bags will be provided (1 per day).  So, add the library as a stop on your tour of Agawam’s bazaars and holiday fairs!

Call the library at 789-1550 x8865 with questions.

One Week to Prepare: 10 Steps to Take When the Storm is Bearing Down

Agawam, MA, November 5, 2018 at 6:30

You have been watching the weather channel and it becomes clear that the storm of the century is on its way. You have one week to prepare. Would you know where to begin? Most people don’t.

Kathy Harrison will offer a 10-step plan for preparing for a major storm, including how to secure shelter, accessing information and what to include in a preparedness notebook.

Call 789-1550 x4 or register online at www.agawamlibrary.org. This event is sponsored by the Agawam Center Library Association.

Cookbook Club

Thursdays at 6:30 pm

Do you love to cook and try new foods?  The Agawam Library’ is looking for new members to join our monthly Cookbook Club!   We choose a different cookbook or theme each month and chefs choose one recipe to make and share.

The Cookbook Club meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 in the Children’s Activity Room from September through June.  For information on joining, please contact Wendy McAnanama at 789-1550 x4 or email at wmcananama@agawamlibrary.org .  Space is limited.

Celebrate the Freedom to Read Banned Books Week September 23-29

Celebrate the Freedom to Read Banned Books Week September 23-29

Did you know that Judy Blume is the author featured most frequently on the Banned Books list?

The Harry Potter series was the most consistently challenged book in the early 2000’s.

The most challenged book of 2017 was Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.