Geraldine Schilling-Nordal Photography Exhibit

For the month of January, the Agawam Public Library will be showcasing the third photography exhibit by local resident Geraldine Schilling-Nordal. It will be displayed on both the upper and lower levels of the library. The new exhibit covers a wide range of subjects from portraits, nature, interior, buildings, and atmosphere to cityscapes. Continue reading

What Is Atomic Training?

We are excited to announce that Atomic Training tutorials are now available to Agawam Library card holders. With Atomic Training, you have access to online, on-demand video training tutorials on the most popular software (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows & many others).

Click the logo below to try it out:

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Homeschoolers Art Display

For the month of October, the display in the Agawam Public Library’s Double Cases will be the artwork of homeschoolers in the Pioneer Valley.

The children have utilized various forms of artistic expression. Represented are ages five through twelve and a diversity of families and backgrounds.

For more information please contact Joanne Szelag (413)-789-1550 ext. 8851

Mary Jeanne Tash Photography Display

For the month of October, the Agawam Public Library’s Gallery Exhibit will be the photography of Mary Jeanne Tash, of West Springfield, MA.

For more information please contact Joanne Szelag (413)-789-1550 ext. 8851

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 [email protected] or call 413-789-1550 ext. 8852 if you have something you’d like to donate. Thank you.

Have The Bookcase Emailed

Beginning in October, anyone who wishes to receive a copy of The Bookcase should send an email to the editor at [email protected]. Please put “newsletter” in the subject area. Email addresses and names will be used only for sending the newsletter.

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.

Childrens Programs Registration

Registration for children’s fall programs will  begin on Monday, September 22nd, with  programs starting Monday, October 6th. All  Agawam students in grades K-4 will receive  flyers sent home from school.

Info can also be found on Channel 15, at the Children’s desk and on the APL’s website

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 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!