Computer and Gadget Help

Saturday, 9/22 and 9/29 from 10am to 12 noon. Looking for help with a new computer, phone, tablet or any other gadget?  Stop in and get help from one of our teen computer and gadget helpers.

Lee Library Historical Photograph Collection

The visual record of the town and its evolution is found in our photo collection. Photos document all aspects of life--education, religion, disasters, individuals, sports, leisure activities, buildings, and businesses (especially the papermaking and marble industries).

The collection is now online in the Digital Commonwealth repository. You may view it by following this link.

News from the Teen Space

Teen Space

Wednesdays, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19 and 9/26 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Teen Chess.

Fridays, 9/7, 9/17, 9/21 and 9/28 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Wii Gaming in the Gallery.


Email List for Adult and Children's Programs

If you would like to be added to our email list and receive notices of either adult or children's programs or both, please send your name to lee@cwmars.org

Gallery Exhibit Space

The J. Peter Scolforo Gallery is available to artists for a one-month period at no cost. Please check the Calendar for availability. Please call the library at 413 243-0385 to reserve the space or if you have any questions.

Support the Lee Library   —  while shopping at Amazon!

Amazon will donate .5% of your purchases to your library automatically.  Here's how to get started:

  • Go to smile.amazon.com

  • Log into your Amazon account.

  • If you need to, type Lee Library in the search box.

Now every time that you shop from smile.amazon.com you will be supporting the Lee Library.  More information about the Amazon Smile program can be found at this link.

Thank you for your support!





Noteworthy


(See  Calendar  for event details)

September Gallery Exhibit
CreativeLEE XVIII

The Lee Library Association invites you to visit our 18th annual exhibit for the month of September. The opening reception will be held during Founder's Weekend, Friday, 9/14 from 3 to 5pm. The Gallery will also be open on Saturday, 9/15 from 10am to 2pm.


FamiLEE Movies

Show Dogs, Saturday, 9/8 at 11am. The movie runs 92 minutes and is rated PG for some suggestive rude humor, language and action.


Adult Programs

Wednesday, 9/12 from 2 to 4pm. Main Street Literary Society Book Club, hosted by Deedee Consolati. Meetings will continue to be held on the second Wednesday of each month and book club members are encouraged to bring book titles that they would like to have selected in future months. The book selection for September is Ruins by Achy Obejas. New members are welcome but are required to register by calling the library at 413-243-0385.

Monday, 9/24, Photography @the Library, AKA Mondays with Thad Kubis. Two sessions, Introduction and Basic Photography from 4 to 5:30 pm, and Advancing your Photographic Knowledge from 6 to 7:30 pm. An interactive, hands on series of instructional lectures. Future sessions in October and November. For more information, thad@tkbphotos.com or check out the information sheets at the library.

Thursday, 9/27 from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Local Author Talk & Book Signing. Susan Dworkin will read from her book The Garden Lady. Q & A and books will be available for purchase and signing after the reading.

Knitting and Crochet Group — Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm. This is an opportunity for knitters to gather and share patterns, information and the company of fellow enthusiasts. Please join in on the fun!

Grown-up Game Night! — Thursday evenings from 6 to 8pm. Get together with a group of friendly board game enthusiasts. For adults 18+, no registration required, for more information call us at 413-243-0385.

NEW!: Craft Circle — Fridays from 10am to noon in the Gallery. Bring your craft, sewing or needlework and join the fun. It's a time for working on a new project or one that you have wanted to complete!


Children's Programs
and Information

Mondays from 10:30 to 11:30am. Babies and Books. Join us for this weekly program for families with infants, ages birth to 12 months. We will learn new songs, finger plays and share the joys and challenges of new parenthood! This program is free and no registration required.

Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30am. Brain Builders. Join us for this weekly playgroup for families with young children ages birth to 5. This program is free and no registration is required. This program will include a circle time with stories, songs and group fun, followed by tabletop activities.

Saturday, 9/22 from 10:30 to 11:30am. Kiwanis Krafts and Reading with Kids. NOTE: Date pushed back 1 week to not interfere with Lee Founders Weekend events. Please join us for a Story and Craft presented by the Lee Kiwanis Club. Healthy snacks will be provided!

New Microfilm Reader!

The library has a new microfilm reader. You can now send articles to your email or transfer them to a flash drive and print them.











Free Music through the
Freegal Service

The Lee Library makes the free music service Freegal available to its patrons. Just follow the image link below:



If you are not familiar with Freegal music, please read first our Freegal page.