South Hadley Public Library

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Ongoing Programs

Free Amherst Method Writers Group

Every Friday and Scheduled Saturdays  10 AM - Noon

This Writer’s Group is open to all levels and styles. Writers are encouraged to read their writing in a supportive environment. This group is led by Linda Rowland-Buckley and Richard Buckley.


Knitting Group: Every Tuesday Night from 6 – 8

Join us for some quality knitting time. All skill levels welcome.


Resumes to Get Jobs You'll Enjoy with Eugene Hodge

Fri., July 12 from 2 - 4

Resume workshop presented by eugene Hodge founder of Hodgepodge Training, Inc.


Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring Group

Mon., July 15 from 2-4

A relaxing afternoon of coloring your cares away. Coloring pages and utensils will be provided, or BYOCB (Bring Your Own Coloring Book). Coffee, tea and a snack will be available.


Concert: Moon & Stars: Songs of Celestial Bodies

Wed., July 17 at 6:30

A themed concert of American popular songs spanning six decades. In the narrative between songs learn about the Apollo space missions, the background of the songs, or the composer, or perhaps about the popular culture of the time.  Professional Musicians: Sarah Clay on Voice and Flute * Draa Dobbs on Guitar * Steve Bulmer on Bass.


Spanish Language Circle

Sat., July 20 at 10:30—Noon

Improve your Spanish language skills by meeting local Spanish language and culture lovers for conversation and fun! All levels are welcome!


Brown Paper Bag Book Club: The Movement of Stars by Amy Brill

Mon., July 22 at 1

Bring your own lunch and join us for an afternoon discussion of this month’s book. Coffee, tea, and water provided. Books available in the New Books section and at the Reference Desk on the second floor.


Apollo 11 Moon Landing Documentary (2019)

Wed., July 24 at 6 to 7:30

Come relive the Apollo moon landing - or experience it for the first time!

Watch the Apollo 11 mission land on the moon led by Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.

Snacks and Drinks Provided.


Senior Community Service Employment Program

Wed., July 31 at 4

Seniors lookiing for work? Over 55 ? Deopending on your income you can put your time and talents to work.!

Learn how from the Department of Elder Affairs. Program is in the Community Room.

Civics and Civility Programs

A lecture and discussion series, is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Upcoming Programs:

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - The Opioid Epidemic in Massachusetts

David E. Sullivan is the elected Northwestern District Attorney and has served since 2011. He is the Chief Law Enforcement officer for Hampshire and Franklin counties and the town of Athol. He co-founded and co-chairs Hampshire HOPE (Heroin/Opioid Prevention and Education Coalition) and the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and the North Quabbin Region.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - Police Brutality in Urban Areas

Haven Williams , author of "The Good, The Bad, and the Blue", will talk about his book and how slavery, racism, and the occupational power have manifested in our society and have become the underlying causes of today's issues between civilians and law enforcement.

September4, 2019  - "My First Year as freshman State Representative" Daniel Carey, Hampshire 2nd