The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Here's to October!
~ A.A. Milne
Author Talk and Book Signing with Michael J. Tougias There's a Porcupine in my Outhouse: The Vermont Misadventures of a Mountain Man Wannabe
Monday, October 17 @ 7:00 p.m.
Author Michael Tougias joins us to discuss the follow-up to his book, The Waters Between Us. There's a Porcupine in my Outhouse details his further adventures hunting and fishing in Vermont. Winner of the Nature Book of the Year from the Independent Publishers Association, Tougias provides a humorous look at life in the New England woods.
This is an in-person event. Please register here or call 413-789-1550 X4. This event is sponsored by the Agawam Center Library Association.
Microadventures in Massachusetts with Alison O'Leary
Monday, October 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
It's never too late to plan your next adventure! Outdoor explorer and Massachusetts native, Alison O'Leary visits to talk about some of the hidden gems in our very own state. Massachusetts is full of history, spectacular scenery, wildlife and many opportunities for adventure in our parks and nature preserves.
This event is sponsored by the Agawam Center Library Association.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
to re-dedicate the library after the 2021-2022 renovation
Thursday, October 20, 2022 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Light Refreshments will be served.
This event is made possible by the Agawam Friends of the Library.
October Artist Fred LeBlanc This is Windjamming
We are pleased to exhibit the work of South Hadley photographer Fred LeBlanc. This exhibit documents Maine’s historic windjammer fleet.
Fred has worked as a professional, commercial, corporate and editorial photographer for over thirty years. His award-winning photos have been in museums, libraries and juried art shows. They have been published on calendars, posters, postcards and books. Fred's work will be on display in the gallery space on the main level of the library until October 31.
October Artist Ceil Rossi From Field to Fine Art: Carefree Gourd Gallery
Welcome back to artist Ceil Rossi. Ceil creates beautiful art on hard-shell gourds by wood burning, painting, carving, polishing and embellishing these 3-dimensional art forms.
Ceil learned this beautiful form of art while living in the Southwestern U.S. and she has become a master at using what’s known as natures pottery to create her own beautiful pieces of art. Please find her exhibit in the glass cases on the main level of the library throughout the month of October.
Museum Pass Program Did you know that the library has a museum pass program? Each month, we will highlight a featured museum pass.
Digital Resources Our digital offerings go far beyond Libby and CW Mars! We have resources for all kinds of educational, recreational and research needs. Each month we will introduce a different resource.
Beginners will benefit from this introductory class given by Adult Services Librarian, Cher Collins. Learn how to get started and some organizational tips for starting your family tree.
Genealogy Research @ the Library
Thursday, November 10 @ 10:00 a.m. Starting the research to trace your family's roots can be a daunting task. Adult Services Librarian, Cher Collins provides an overview of Ancestry.com and other helpful resources available at the library.