What’s Happening at the Library

Curbside Hours for Fall!

New Curbside Hours are: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:00pm-6:00pm and Saturdays from 10:00-1:00pm!

How to do Curbside Requests: Call the library at 413-527-9480, email us at edwards@cwmars.org, or press the Resources tab and choose CURBSIDE REQUEST at the top of this page. 

Book Folding Returns!

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 3:00-5:00pm. Rain Date: Thursday, October 1st!at picnic tables on side of library. Please wear your masks!

Please bring a hardcover book of 100-150 pages that you want to repurpose. Book artist, Cathy Thibodeau, will show you how to transform it just by folding!

Please call 413-527-9480 to reserve your place. There is a limit of 8 participants.

Limited Browsing Video!

Enjoy this video showing what to expect when you enter the library on Wednesdays! Thanks,Emily!

Limited Browsing on Wednesdays!

We are pleased to announce that on Wednesdays we are open for limited browsing from 1-4pm.
We will continue with only Wednesdays for the time being. The Youth Department will be open by appointment on Wednesdays from 10am-Noon! Please call to arrange your family visit.
Limited Browsing Information:
  • Four people at a time will be able to enter the library for 20 minutes.
  • There will be masks, hand sanitizer, and gloves available.
  • Please wear masks in our building.
  • Most furniture has been moved and computers are not available at this time. However, staff can make copies or send faxes for patrons.
  • There will be a volunteer or staff member at the entrance to keep track of the number of people inside. Patrons can drive up and call from their car to find out if there is a wait.
  • Please follow the lines on our floor and maintain physical distancing. You will have access to all NEW Adult, Young Adult, and Youth materials as well as Staff Picks, CDs, and DVDs.
  • If you would like items from our collection, please let staff know and they will go into the stacks for your items. The stacks and children’s areas will be closed off to the public.
  • Youth appointments will be only for YOUR family.
  • Youth Department browsing, like the Adult area, will be for 20 minutes.
  • Toys, and soft furniture have been removed from the area for now.
  • We will sanitize the Department between appointments.

STORYWALK with Ms. Cindy!

Kick off the 2020-2021 preschool year with a LIVE event in the Pavilion! Enjoy a walk through “The Very Busy Spider” by Eric Carle.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD AT 10:30AM (rain date: 9/30)

Call the Library to schedule your walk! We will have 2 families start every 15 minutes from 10:30-11:30am. 

Please wear your masks!

Story Time! Welcome Back! The books have missed you!

Join Ms. Cindy in the Pavilion for a story and an educational activity! Choose one of 2 times: 10:30am or 11:00am. Weather dependent! Please remember your masks!

Call 413-527-9480 or email edwards@cwmars.og to reserve your time!

Raffle Prize Winners for the Adult Summer Reading Program!

Week #1 winner of a $10 gift certificate to Bashista’s: Lynne Judd

Week #2 winner of a $10 gift certificate to Puza’s Pure Foods: Kathryn Sadakierski

Paisano's Pizza - Welcome - Paisano's Pizza - Restaurant With ...Week #3 winner of a $10 gift certificate to Paisanos’s: Jennifer Labrie

Week #4 winner of a $10 gift certificate to Mikel’s Coffee: Lorraine Morse

Week #5 winner of a $10 gift certificate to Tandem Bagels: Paula Thibodeau

  Week #6 winner of a $10 gift certificate to Fini’s Farm: Kathy Caputo

Week #7 winner of a $10 gift certificate to Bashista’s: Faith Harrison

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS OF A $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO BARNES AND NOBLE: Geri Jennings and Barbara Thompson

 

Book Bundles

Let us simplify your searches with book bundles! For example, studying a unit on dinosaurs? Ask for a bundle on dinosaur books! We will curate a bundle of ten books on whatever subjects or authors we have in the library.