LIBRARY NEWS

SUMMER READING PROGRAM
June 12th ~ August 11th

Summer Reading Program
Register for the Adult Summer Reading Program by using the
link below.


For Children's Registration
Click Here


For Teen Registration
Click Here


To learn more about the Summer Reading Program
Click Here

Summer is an exciting time at our library, so come join us for great books, scratch tickets, special events, and prizes!

Once you are registered, every time you check out an item, attend a program or write a review online, you will receive a scratch ticket that gives you an opportunity to win one of our many prizes!

Click to Write an Adult Summer Reading Review After writing your online review, stop by the reference or circulation desk to collect another ticket

Click to Read Adult Summer Reading Reviews

LONGMEADOW

BOOK BIKE


Book Bike

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Check Out Books

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Tuesdays
11:00 ~ 1:00 p.m.
Longmeadow
Adult Center

Thursdays
2:00 ~ 4:00 p.m.
Longmeadow Farmers' Market
@ Longmeadow Shops

2017 - LHS
Summer Reading List


Girl Reading Book


Be prepared to take a reading comprehension test upon your return to school in the fall.

If you are unclear as to which course you will be taking, refer to your profile on PowerSchool under your course requests.

Click to view
2017 Reading Lists

LIBRARY EVENTS

June 28, 2017

LETTERS FROM HOME

Soldiers

Monday, June 28th
from 3:30~4:30 p.m.

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or use link below:



Join some current and past service members for a conversation about their experiences and the importance of writing letters to our deployed military.

A letter from home reminds our military of the country they are protecting, the people who care and that there is something to look forward to when they come home.

Assistance will be available as we write letters of joy, thankfulness and appreciation.
June 28, 2017

COMING OF AGE
FILM FEST

Almost Famous ~ 2000


Wednesday, June 28th,
at 6:30 p.m.
Betty Ann Low Meeting Room


Almost Famous is the semi-autobiographical tale of director Cameron Crowe's teenage years as a rock journalist for Rolling Stone Magazine. The "uncool" fifteen-year-old William Miller is on tour with the band Stillwater. His job: to either record the golden age of rock and roll or write truthfully about the last gasps of arena rock.

Click Here for more information about the Coming of Age Film Fest





The Graduate ~ 1967
Wednesday, July 5th

Before Sunrise ~ 1995
Wednesday, July 12th

The Edge of Seventeen ~ 2016
Wednesday, July 19th

Something Wild ~ 1986
Wednesday, July 26th

KES ~ 1969
Wednesday, August 2nd

Submarine ~ 2011
Wednesday, August 9th

Stand By Me ~ 1986
Wednesday, August 16th
at Sunset Outdoors

Welcome to the Dollhouse ~ 1996
Tuesday, August 22nd

Harold & Maude ~ 1971
Tuesday, August 29th
July 10, 2017

AUTHOR TALKS
@STORRS LIBRARY

book cover
George C. Kingston will discuss his new book,
William Van Alen, Fred T. Ley and the Chrysler Building.











book cover

William Van Alen was the architect of the Chrysler Building in New York City and Fred T. Ley, of Springfield, Massachusetts, was its builder. This dual biography explores the parallel lives of these two men.

Kingston is an author residing in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts. He was born and raised in New York City, where he was first exposed to the Chrysler Building, and holds a Ph.D. in Engineering.

Monday, July 10th
at 6:30 p.m.

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or use link below:



Coming on July 25th, local author, Martin Henley, will discuss his new book,
Scoundrels Who Made America Great
.

Great takes on a fresh view of heroism by using a dramatic event in the life of each “scoundrel” to illustrate how disreputable labels can obscure heroic deeds.