Adult Programs

September Programs 2023

Ongoing Library Programming

Tuesday Night Knitting Group

Tuesdays 6 pm – 8 pm

Trustees Room

Join the library's Tuesday Night Knitters for some quality knitting and crocheting time. All skill levels are welcome.

Hello Sunshine Book Club

First Wednesday Evenings of the Month at 7:30 pm

Trustees Room

A book discussion group focusing on selections from Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine book club.

Gatehouse Writer’s Group (Online Writing Group)

Every Friday Online via Zoom from 10 am – Noon

Contact Linda Rowland-Buckley at

Our library writing group, the Gatehouse Writing group, the Gatehouse Writers, is a supportive peer-led environment open to all levels and styles. The group philosophy is a simple one: every person is a writer, and every writer deserves a safe environment in which to experiment, learn and develop their craft. This group is led by Linda Rowland-Buckley and Richard Buckley.

Mahjong at the Library

First and Third Friday’s of the Month from 1 pm – 4 pm

For experienced Players

Spanish Conversation Circle

3rd Saturdays of the Month at 10:30 am

An opportunity for Spanish speakers to practice their language skills.  Participants should have some basic conversational skills to join the group. This is NOT a language class.



In-Person Programming

Beginning Spanish for Adults

4 Week Class: Wednesday’s, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4 from 4 – 5 pm

Trustees Room

Adults!! Ever want to learn some basic Spanish? This is your chance!

Come learn beginning Spanish for basic conversation presented by Jan Lamberg.

Limited to 10 participants. FULL


International Genealogy Research Class Parts 1 & 2

Presented by Dave Robison of Old Bones Genealogy

Wednesdays, September 13th and 20th at 6 - 7:30 pm

Community Room

Confused on where to start searching for your ancestors from another country? Maybe the language is not in English- How do you start searching for that material? What websites are helpful? Which websites can be troublesome? Come and learn how to work on international genealogy with these back-to-back programs!

Call 413-538-5045 or go to to sign up!


Music Concert: Journey Through the Roots of American Popular Music with Jon Waterman

Wednesday, September 27th at 6 pm

Community Room

Come enjoy a program of songs and stories about characters and events at the origins of the blues, rock and country music. The show is entertaining and informative and is relevant to our story as a people. Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jon Waterman creates and performs programs with a historical theme. Each show is comprised of songs that relate to historical happenings and obscure, legendary or infamous characters, stories and a slideshow.

Past Adult Programming


Videos of Past Adult Programs