Beginning in October, anyone who wishes to receive a copy of The Bookcase should send an email to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “newsletter” in the subject area. Email addresses and names will be used only for sending the newsletter.
Looking for an interesting read? Former town historian, Edith LaFrancis’ book Agawam Massachusetts: A Town History is available for purchase at the library for $20.00. Visit the Reference Desk on the lower level to purchase a copy.
The Agawam Public Library will offer an interactive conversational English class every Monday evening from 6:00 to 7:30, starting on September 8, 2014. This free class is sponsored by the Friends of the Agawam Library, and is open to all adult learners who are looking to improve their English in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course will cover grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and various aspects of conversational English.
These classes are free and open to the public. For further information or to register, please contact Judy Clini at the Agawam Public Library – 413-789-1550 x 8855, or email email@example.com
Registration for children’s fall programs will begin on Monday, September 22nd, with programs starting Monday, October 6th. All Agawam students in grades K-4 will receive flyers sent home from school.
Info can also be found on Channel 15, at the Children’s desk and on the APL’s website
Click on this link to learn about all of the upcoming events in the Adult Summer Reading Program. It begins on June 23rd with READ Local, our 3rd annual group book signing event with 10 local authors.
View photos of the book signing event below.
Read what you want at your own pace; just check it out from the Agawam Library on your own library card. It’s free, it’s fun & you could win a prize!
During the month of July, the Agawam Public Library will feature the art of local resident Kathleen Cournoyer. Her display will include works in colored pencil, watercolor, calligraphy, and photography.
For more information please contact Joanne Szelag; (413-789-1550) ext. 8851; firstname.lastname@example.org
New this year : Agawam Elementary Schools Reading Challenge!
Every student entering grades K-4 who reads for 20 minutes a day for 14 days
will earn a credit for his/her school. The elementary school receiving the most
credits will win $200 for the school library. Each of the remaining school libraries will win $100 each. Click on this link to register for summer reading and to automatically enter the summer reading challenge.
These prizes are generously funded by the Friends of the Agawam Library.
The Agawam Library is actively collecting Local History materials. Maps and pictures of Agawam and Feeding Hills are of special interest. Please email Reference Librarian Jerome Walczak at email@example.com or call 413-789-1550 ext. 8852 if you have something you’d like to donate. Thank you.
The July issue of The Bookcase, the Agawam Public Library’s newsletter, contains the latest information, news and happenings at the library.