Thousand CRanes Studio DIsplay
For the month of August, the Agawam Public Library will be showcasing the student artwork of Thousand Cranes Studio of Feeding Hills. It will feature works from the past school year as well as this summer’s art programs. The displays will be on the upper and lower levels of the library.
For more information please contact Joanne Szelag (413)-789-1550 ext. 8851
Oneclick digital: new ebook service!
--- 8/6/2014 update: app available for portable devices. Select "OneClickdigital eAudio Player" from your app store, download it & try it out!
The Agawam Library is now offering a collection of downloadable ebooks from Recorded Books. OneClick Digital allows patrons to download a variety of titles from your home computer.
Click the banner below to try it out!
Adult Summer Reading Program
Click on this link to learn about all of the upcoming events in the Adult Summer Reading Program. It begins on June 23rd with READ Local, our 3rd annual group book signing event with 10 local authors.
View photos of the book signing event by clicking on the picture below.
Read what you want at your own pace; just check it out from the Agawam Library on your own library card. It's free, it's fun & you could win a prize!
Agawam Elementary Schools Reading Challenge!
New this year : Agawam Elementary Schools Reading Challenge!
Every student entering grades K-4 who reads for 20 minutes a day for 14 days
will earn a credit for his/her school. The elementary school receiving the most
credits will win $200 for the school library. Each of the remaining school libraries will win $100 each. Click on this link to register for summer reading and to automatically enter the summer reading challenge.
These prizes are generously funded by the Friends of the Agawam Library.
Local History Donations
The Agawam Library is actively collecting Local History materials. Maps and pictures of Agawam and Feeding Hills are of special interest. Please email Reference Librarian Jerome Walczak at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-789-1550 ext. 8852 if you have something you’d like to donate. Thank you.
The August issue of The Bookcase, the Agawam Public Library's newsletter, contains the latest information, news and happenings at the library.
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zinio is up & running!
Zinio - the world’s largest newsstand - is now on our library’s website! Agawam residents with a library card can download and read full, digital copies of favorite magazines on a computer, tablet or mobile device using the free Zinio Reader app, found on the Zinio website.
Click here to set up your Zinio account.
Additional information on how to use Zinio can be found at the Reference desk.
Agawam Massachusetts: A Town history
Looking for an interesting read? Former town historian, Edith LaFrancis' book Agawam Massachusetts: A Town History is available for purchase at the library for $20.00. Visit the Reference Desk on the lower level to purchase a copy.
free english class offered
The Agawam Public Library will offer an interactive conversational English class every Monday evening from 6:00 to 7:30, starting on September 8, 2014. This free class is sponsored by the Friends of the Agawam Library, and is open to all adult learners who are looking to improve their English in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course will cover grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and various aspects of conversational English.
These classes are free and open to the public. For further information or to register, please contact Judy Clini at the Agawam Public Library – 413-789-1550 x 8855, or email email@example.com
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Displays for august
Fiction Kiosk - Literary Elements
Deliso Display - Literary Elements
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EXHIBITS AND DISPLAYS
--- Thousand Cranes Studio Artwork
Lower Level Display Case
--- Thousand Cranes Studio Artwork
Johnson Memorial Case
-- Teen Summer Reading Program Prizes
Double Glass Cases
-- Children's Summer Reading Program Prizes