Click the link below to learn about upcoming programs for students in grades 5-12:


Teen/Tween Programs in April

Teen/Tween Programs in May


 April 1st – 29th 2017


Writers must be in grades 1 to 12

Poem entries must be original work.

Maximum of 1 poem per author may be entered.

Poems cannot be longer than one 8 1/2 X 11 inch page.

Poems must be typed or hand-written on white paper, with no illustrations or decorations.

The author’s name must not appear anywhere on the poem.

The poem must have a title that should be centered at the top of the page.


Entries will be taken April 1st – April 29th, 2017. Entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29th. Entries cannot be put in the book drop. E-mail entries will not be accepted.


Poems will be judged based on Spelling, Grammar, Style & Presentation, Impact, and Originality. Contest winners will be announced May 19th All entries will be bound into a book for viewing at the library.




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Looking for something to read?

Take a look through some book reviews.

Book Reviews for Grades 5-8

Book Reviews for Grades 9-12



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Contact us for more information  413-789-1550 x3 or pweingart@agawamlibrary.org