Upcoming Free Computer Classes!

Adult computer classes will be offered at the Agawam library on ten consecutive Mondays, from May 6, 2019 to July 15, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Depending on the needs of the applicants,  the sessions will be for beginners and cover the Windows 10 operating system, surfing the Web, and working with Email, or the sessions will be for those applicants who already know the basics and are ready for tips and tricks in using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Call the Reference Desk at 789-1550 x8862 to register.

Friday Coffee with the Library Director!

Join our new Director, Nancy Siegel, for coffee and a chat!  Nancy wants to hear from YOU – our patrons, as we begin the upcoming strategic planning process. Share what our library means to you and what your hopes and dreams are for the future of the library. Stop in for coffee and share your ideas with Nancy on Friday, April 12th and April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All are welcome!

Need Resume Help?

Resident computer instructor, Jackie Owens will help job seekers with their resumes. Please contact
Jackie directly for more information at (413) 786-0606. This service is free of charge!

AuthorTalk with Martin Balboni

Monday, March 18 @ 7:00

Local author and businessman, Marty Balboni will visit to read from discuss his autobiography. His book contains many amusing anecdotes of his life in North Agawam during the 1950’s and 1960’s. Books will be available for purchase and signing at this event. Please call 789-1550 X4 to register or visit www.agawamlibrary.org

“Book-A-Librarian”

Need help setting up a new email account? Or need a quick review on how to use the library catalog? Beginning in March, patrons are invited to “Book-A-Librarian” and receive one-on-one help for customized instruction and skill-building. Call Adult Services Librarian, Cher Collins for more information and to book an appointment! 789-1550 X8855 or ccollins@agawamlibrary.org

New snow policy for children’s & teen programs

As of February 28, 2019 our snow policy for children’s & teen programs now reads as follows:

“When Agawam schools are CLOSED due to weather, all children’s and teen programs at the Agawam Library on that day will be CANCELED.

In the event of a DELAYED OPENING due to weather at the Agawam Public Schools, morning children’s and teen programs at the Agawam Library will be CANCELED. Afternoon and evening programs will continue as scheduled.

In the event of an EARLY DISMISSAL due to weather or CANCELATION OF AFTERNOON/EVENING programs at the Agawam Public Schools due to weather, afternoon and evening children’s and teen programs at the Agawam Library will be CANCELED. Morning programs will run as scheduled”

Please call 413-789-1550 if you have questions.

Anne Frank-A Life to Remember: A Story of Perseverance, Hope and Love

Monday, March 4 @ 7:00 p.m. Celebrate Women’s History Month as Sheryl brings to life the story of Anne Frank! Annelies Marie Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany on June 12, 1929. She is known for the diary she kept as a child when she and her family hid from the Nazis during the German occupation of the Netherlands. Her story begins on July 6, 1942 and documents what life was like in hiding. Please call 789-1550 X4 to register or visit www.agawamlibrary.org. This program is sponsored by The Agawam Center Library Association.