THE BOOKCASE || OCTOBER 2020 AGAWAM PUBLIC LIBRARY
Saturdays are Back! Beginning October 17th
Please note changes in our service hours:
Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays: "Grab and Go" Services Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: By Appointment Only
Appointments are available:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9AM-9PM & Saturdays: 10AM-5PM Please call 413-789-1550 to make an appointment.
We are thrilled to be offering library services 6 days a week once again! New hours begin the week of October 12th.
The Agawam Library will be closed on Monday, October 12th in observance of Columbus Day.
October @ The Agawam Public Library
Introducing our Adult "Grab and Go" Monthly Craft
Each month, we will provide a Grab and Go Craft Bag with most of the materials you'll need to create a unique craft. As much as we'd love to, we cannot provide any equipment you might need (glue guns, scissors, paper cutters, etc). Bags will include directions for the craft, as well as a picture of the finished product. Please register so that we have an idea of how many bags to prepare. Bags will be available while supplies last. We hope you enjoy our new adventure! Please let us know if you have any suggestions for future Grab and Go Craft bags! You can email Wendy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Cher (email@example.com)
It's Awesome Autumn! October: Votive Holder and Paperback Pumpkin Supplies available beginning October 5th- Please Register Here
Supplies to create two votive holders and one paperback pumpkin will be included in this month's grab and go bag. Instructions and photos are included in your bag.
Eating to Thrive with Big Y Dietitian Andrea Luttrell Monday, October 26, 7:00 This is a virtual event on Zoom. Please Register Here.
Come learn easy tips for preparing balanced, budget-friendly meals and snacks using MyPlate as your guide with Big Y's Registered Dietitian Andrea Luttrell, RDN, LDN. Be sure to bring your nutrition questions, as time will be allotted at the end for open discussion.
October Artists on Display
Jolene Mercadante - Gallery Walls - Spread the Rumer
Bob LeClair - Johnson Case - Arts and Crafts by Robert LeClair www.elbertw.com
Addition to Our Streaming Services We are happy to announce the addition of Medici.TV-a rare and exclusive selection of concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries and master classes. Exclusive events streamed live, available afterwards on replay. You just need your library card to get started! Click here for access.
October Book Discussions
Nightbookers Evening Book Group Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate Tuesday, October 6 @ 7:00 p.m.
Non-Fiction Book Group Being Mortal by Atul Gawande Monday, October 19 @ 7:00 p.m.
Pageturners Afternoon Book Group The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen-Loigman Wednesday, October 28 @ 2:00 p.m.
October is National Health Literacy Month
Are you asking your doctor the right questions? Are you prepared to make informed decisions about your health and health of your loved ones? Health literacy is defined as "the ability to obtain, read, understand, and use healthcare information in order to make appropriate health decisions and follow instructions for treatment." Be sure to use current and reliable sources when researching health topics. We have compiled a few web resources for you to consider.
Mayo Clinic General information about diseases and conditions.