The Friends of Storrs Library Membership Drive!

The Friends Board encourages library patrons to join or renew their annual membership in The Friends. All membership and fundraising proceeds are gifted to Storrs Library each year to supplement the library’s operating budget and allow for enhanced programming. To date, the Friends have given over $170,000 to Storrs Library, including $10,000 for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

Please consider becoming a member or renewing membership today through our website: or pick up a membership flyer at the library. Thank you for your participation.


Spool of yarn with knitting needles
For further information contact Discovery Room 413.565.4182
Come join the Novel Knitters at Storrs Library in Longmeadow!

This is an adult drop-in program that meets every Tuesday morning from
10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Bring your own projects or participate in ongoing community projects.

All levels of expertise are welcome and please bring your own supplies.
October 25, 2016

Film Noir Series

No Registration Required

Movie Time
6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 25th
The Bad and the Beautiful ~ 1952
Directed by Vincente Minelli

Upstairs Meeting Room

Wednesday, November 9th

Double Indemnity ~ 1944
Directed by Billy Wilder

Upstairs Meeting Room

Tuesday, November 15th

The Postman Always Rings Twice ~ 1946
Directed by Tay Garnett

Upstairs Meeting Room
November 1, 2016


C.L.O.S.E. Community (Coalition of Longmeadow for a Drug Free Community)

will present a two-part film series with an opportunity to discuss issues related to drug and alcohol use conducted in a supportive setting


the Life of an Opiate Addict

November 1st, 2016
7:00-9:00 p.m.
at Longmeadow High School

Discussion facilitated
by Anne-Marie Kroisi, Longmeadow parent and Learn to Cope facilitator
November 2, 2016

Imperial Russian Faberge Eggs with Marina Forbes

The life and work of Russian master jeweler and artist, Peter Carl Faberge, will be explored in this spectacular photo tour of Faberge collections at the Faberge Museum at the Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg and from major museums and private collectors around the world.

Wednesday, November 2nd
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or

November 3, 2016

Longmeadow Cultural Council's Third Annual Local Artist Spotlight

featuring the work of
Beryl Salinger Schmitt

This is a free event and open to the public.

Thursday, November 3rd
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join us for this year's reception of our featured artist,

Beryl Salinger Schmitt,

with musical performances by

Peter & Abby Thomsen.

Raffle tickets for Beryl's Flooded Meadows painting, which represents the Longmeadow Meadows, are available for purchase at the library.

November 7, 2016


Through the Lens -
100 Years Ago

Come learn about the

Longmeadow Interactive
Map Project

with Jim Moran of The Longmeadow Historical Society.

Monday, November 7th
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
November 9, 2016
Isabel Cummings’
Gold Award project
“A Walk Down Memory Lane”
Come learn how easy it is with no special tools or scrapbooking experience!

This is an ADULT & TEEN event

In order to strengthen the bonds between caregivers and residents in her grandmother’s memory care unit, Isabel hosted scrapbooking events for residents

Isabel will share a video of her project and sample scrapbooks and provide information that could help anyone create a scrapbook with a loved one with memory issues.

Wednesday, November 9th
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
November 14, 2016

in November

Register early as Cookbook Club sessions fill up fast!


Join Storrs Library Cookbook Club! Both seasoned and beginning cooks will enjoy our meetings!

Stop by the library to pick up this month's book selection,
Everyone Is Italian On Sunday
by Rachel Ray.

Choose a recipe to prepare and bring it with you to the library for a book discussion and feast on

Monday, November 14th
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or
November 14, 2016


Learn how to tune-in to deeper relaxation, make life decisions in a different way, and create inner peace.

Taught by Longmeadow resident Amy Appell, the workshop focuses on ways to connect with your higher self.

Session Three
Monday, November 14th
~Favorite Things~
what do we love? Making decisions using intuition

Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or Online

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

November 16, 2016


with Julie Ann Stepanek for Teens & Adults

JulieAnn Stepanek
Julie Ann will bring her loaner ukuleles and her talent to get new players strumming and singing! Twenty loaner ukuleles will be available for use at the program on a first-come-first-served basis.
Come to one lesson or all three!
Register by calling the library @ 413.565.4181, ext 1620 or Online
Wednesday, November 16th session
Wednesday, December 14th session

Lesson Time
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.