News from the Teen Space


Teen Space


Monday, 2/27 at 6pm.   Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.

Wednesdays, 2/1, 8, 15, and 22, from 3 to 4pm.   Teen Chess.

Fridays, 2/3 and 24, from 3 to 4pm.   Wii Gaming.  Teens please join us to play the Wii in friendly games of competition.


Do you know about OverDrive?

OverDrive is a free service offered by the CWMARS library network that lets you borrow eBooks, Audiobooks, streaming videos and more. OverDrive makes digital lending simple on your iPad, iPhone, Android, Chromebook or Tablet. Visit the CWMARS Overdrive Digital Books Catalog at http://digitalbooks.cwmars.org.  All you need to login is your library card number.  The Lee Library has a step-by-step brochure to walk you through the process of using the catalog. Enjoy this great resource!

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)

Thank you
Lee Middle and High School
Woodshop Class!

The Lee Library Association would like to thank Mr. Corey Heath and his Woodshop Class for building a beautiful DVD display shelf for the library. Thanks to students Tighler Andrews, Ryan Bona, Hunter Cannon, Aaron Citron, Luke Stanard, Michael Pires, Nicolas Chacon, Bryan Chaves, Colby Curtin, Declan Drozd, Anthony Kickery, Jacob Jordan, Timothy Franchere, Michael Sumerville, John Ferrell and Joshua Topham for their outstanding work on this special project. Please stop in and see it!

February Gallery Exhibit

Origins of a Sports Town: 40 Years of Photos and Memorabilia of Coach John Consolati and his teams. Opening reception, Thursday, 2/2, from 3 to 8pm. This exhibit is made possible through the generosity of Deidre Consolati.

Movies

FamiLEE Library Movie: Storks, Saturday, 2/11 at 11am. Rated PG. Please join us!


FamiLEE Library Movie(during school break week): Surfs Up 2: Wave Mania, Saturday, 2/25 at 11am. The movie runs 87 minutes and is rated PG for some rude humor and mild action.

Adult Programs

Wednesday, 2/8 from 2 to 4pm. The Back to the Book book club. The book selection is All This, and Heaven Too by Rachel Field. New members are welcome but required to register by calling the library at
413-243-0385.

(RESCHEDULED AGAIN due to inclement weather - NEW DATE!) Monday, 2/27 from 5:30 to 8pm.

The Perfect Photographic Portrait. A free, interactive seminar with local photographer Thad Kubis (www.tbkphotos.com).

Need to understand and apply the desired components to create the perfect photographic portrait, do you wish to be part of the portrait process and have your portrait taken during this event?

The discussion will include: Lighting — Natural, Flash, Studio; Depth of Field; Selecting the correct focal length; Three point lighting; Candid, studio and street portraits.

Knitting and Crochet Group will continue to meet every Tuesday from 1 to 2:30 pm in the gallery. Please join in on the fun!

Children's Programs
and Information

Thursday, 2/2, 10:30 to 11:30am. STEM: Science! Technology! Engineering! Math! Theme is Weather! Every 1st Thursday of the month. Each parent/child program will include stories, demonstrations, songs and tabletop activities. Questions please contact Jessica of South Berkshire Kids at 413-464-5095.

Wednesday, 2/22, 11am to 12 noon. Animals in Winter. Free interactive children's program presented by Mariah Auman, MassLIFT AmeriCorps member with the Berkshire Natural Resources Council. Learn about local wildlife in winter and how to identify animal "footprints". Intended for grades 1-4 but siblings are welcome. Caregivers must be present. No registration required.

Pre-school Story Time Thursday mornings, 10:30 to 11am. Ages 2 1/2 to 5 with caregivers in the Children's Room.

Toby on Tuesdays. Our reading dog Toby will be here on Tuesday afternoons at 4pm.

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.