Color Me Calm
Monday, May 3 from 4 - 6
Drop-In - No sign up needed.
Color Me Calm is a laid-back coloring group for ages 13 & up. Join us in the Community Meeting Room for an afternoon of coloring your cares awa! Coloring pages and utensils will be provided, or BYOCB (Bring Your Own Coloring Book).
Tuesday Night Knitters
Every Tuesday Night from 6 - 8
Mandrachia Quiet Study Room
Drop-In No Sign Up Needed.
The library's Tuesday Night Knitters group meets weekly for stitching comraderie, with guidance from experienced knitters & crocheters.
Presented by MassEquity
Wednesday, May 11 at 6:30 in Community Room
The "ABC's of LGBTQ+" provides an introduction to key terms and concepts related to sexual orientation and gender identity that is interactive and easy to follow. The program was designed to educate around topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion as they relate to the LGBTQIA2S+ community. Participants will receive practical knowledge and be encouraged to think about their own identities and experiences as well as the experiences and issues shared by people with LGBTQ+ identities. This program is open to everyone, and there is no expectation of background knowledge.
Presented by MassEquality, the leading statewide grassroots advocacy organization working to ensure that everyone across Massachusetts can thrive from cradle to grave without discrimination and oppression based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
All Ages & Family Event: Stretch Your Budget & Grow Your Own
Wed., May 18 at 6:30 in Community Room
With rapid inflation of prices on food- are you wondering if there are ways to save money, while still taking nutrition and your health into account? Join us to discuss how to best grocery shop on a budget and utilize gardening techniques in your home! Registered Dietitian and Community Garden President, Dominique Deslauriers, will be speaking on these topics and answering any questions you may have along the way.
Sat., May 21 from 1 - 3
Learn the history of the South Hadley Canal, the Vietnam Veterans Bridge, and the Holyoke Second Level Canal.
Be capable of walking 2 miles. Meet in the South Hadley Public Library parking lot.
Historical tour funded by the Holyoke Local Cultural Council (part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council).Sign up at Eventbrite through the Holyoke Preservation Trust. Sign Up Here: Sign Up
Democracy Works presented by Jo Comerford
Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30 in Community Room
Democracy works best when everyone participated. Jo Comerford is the State Senator for the Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester districts. Senator Comerford will talk about effective strageties for engaging with the state ledislative process.