Calendar

Jun
28
Wed
Computer Collaborative Program @ Emily Williston Memorial Library
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Computer Collaborative Program @ Emily Williston Memorial Library

Computer classes offered in collaboration with the Easthampton Council on Aging and Enrichment Center. Held twice a month—once at the ECAOE and once at the Library. Seats are limited! Call 527-1031 or email slevine@ewmlibrary.org to register!

Remaining sessions will include:

June 28th: Social Media
July 12th & July 26th: Web Safety
August 9th & 23rd: Online Shopping & Safety
Weaving Wednesdays
Jun 28 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Have you seen the blanket on our Youth Department couch? Check it out! It was made entirely by kids here at the library. Continue the tradition, and contribute to our next creation, by stopping by to try out Angela’s Structo Loom that’s over 100 years old. A great project for developing hand-eye coordination, and easy enough for toddlers to try!

Birds of Prey with Tom Ricardi!
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in welcoming Tom Ricardi of the Massachusetts Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Facility!

Tom will give an interactive presentation featuring live birds of prey. In order to build awareness for a better world, he’ll be talking to us about urgent environmental concerns.

Registration is required. Call or come in to sign up!

Jun
29
Thu
Summer Story Hour with Ms. Lynne!
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Story Hour returns for a special day this summer! Join Ms. Lynne as she tells constructive tales, followed, as always, by snack and a fun craft to get you building. Recommended for ages 1-6.

 

Jun
30
Fri
English Conversation Group
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Would you like to practice speaking English?  Drop in to our weekly English conversation group.  Lynne Knudsen leads this group.  It is organized by the Center for new Americans.

Brick Builders Club!
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Calling all builders! Make something cool for our weekly challenge, or just let your imagination run wild. Creations will remain on display at the Library until the Club’s next meeting. Recommended for ages 4 & up.

Jul
5
Wed
Building Challenge: Paper Airplanes!
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Moira for our first challenge of the summer to test your engineering acumen. Use our resources to try building different types of paper airplanes, and see whose comes out on top in a variety of categories! Recommended for ages 6-12.

Weaving Wednesdays
Jul 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Have you seen the blanket on our Youth Department couch? Check it out! It was made entirely by kids here at the library. Continue the tradition, and contribute to our next creation, by stopping by to try out Angela’s Structo Loom that’s over 100 years old. A great project for developing hand-eye coordination, and easy enough for toddlers to try!

Drop-in Art Buffet @ Emily Williston Memorial Library
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Need to relax and de-stress from your day? Do you love making crafts or want to give it a try? Join us every other Wednesday evening for Art Buffet! Themes change monthly. We provide the materials, you just drop in anytime during the program.

 

Jul
6
Thu
Tai Chi with Janet
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Build a better mind body connection! Join Janet Aalfs, founder & director of Lotus Peace Arts at Valley Women’s Martial Arts, for adult Tai Chi. Janet is a 7th degree black belt in Shuri-ryu Okinawan Karate, a 6th degree black belt in Filipino Modern Arnis, a nationally certified teacher of empowerment and self-protection skills, and an instructor of Liangong, Tai Chi, and Qigong through Jian Mei Internal Martial Arts. Registration is required. Call or come in to sign up.

Build a Better World is sponsored by the Emily Williston Memorial Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.