Thanks to a new program called LEA (Library eBooks and Audiobooks,) Agawam residents will now have access to thousands of eBooks and audiobooks from across the Commonwealth. Powered by Overdrive, LEA makes it possible for you to borrow eContent from all Networks in Massachusetts regardless of your home library.
With LEA, you can access eBooks, audiobooks, and more from libraries across the Commonwealth using your phone, tablet, or eReader. There are 345 partnering libraries with an estimated collection of over 350,000 eBooks and audiobooks.
Using it is easy: Residents first search for the title they are looking for in their home network. If it is not found there, they can check to see if another network has it available, and request a loan if it is. Users can log into all eight participating networks using their home library card, allowing access to thousands of books that were previously unavailable.
You can start using LEA today at mass.gov/libraries.
The Agawam Library will be spending the week of October 20-26, 2019, celebrating its Friends of the Library group as part of the 13th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week.
Click here to see how the Friends help support the Agawam Public Library: https://www.agawamlibrary.org/about/friends/
Are you looking for ways to help your community?
The U.S. Census Bureau is currently hiring temporary positions
for the 2020 Census in our area.
A direct recruiter will be at the library Monday October 21st from 4 to 6 PM.
All 2020 Census jobs are temporary. The largest number of positions available are for census takers. Pay rates vary by area.
You’ll also be able to see descriptions and frequently
asked questions at 2020census.gov/jobs.
The Library will be closed Monday October 14th in observance of Columbus Day.
The October 2019 issue of The Bookcase, the Agawam Public Library’s newsletter, contains the latest information, news and happenings at the library.
Our traveling show continues into the Fall! Librarians
Cher and Wendy will be showing up at places around
town to promote the many program and services the
library has to offer! Join us and earn a chance to win a
prize! Stay tuned for details on our locations later this
9/23 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Main St. Deli
10/28 6:00-7:00 p.m.
11/25 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
12/9 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Monday, Sept 30 @ 7:00 p.m.
Join us as we commemorate Climate Change
Preparedness Week! Dr. Carsten Braun, Professor of
Geography from Westfield State University will be here
to present an informative talk on the local impacts of
climate change and the simple steps we can take to
adapt and prepare for extreme weather. Please call
789-1550 X4 to register or go online at
We are now open Saturdays from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt return to the
Agawam Library for a fall season presentation on safe
mushroom hunting. Learn the basics of mushroom
science and safety. Ryan’s book Gourmet Mushrooms of
the Northeast will be available for sale and signing. This
event is sponsored by the Agawam Center Library
Association. Please call 789-1550 X4 to register or
register online at www.agawamlibrary.org.
The Agawam Library will be closed September 2, 2019 in observance of Labor Day.