Calendar of Events

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May 2023

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10:00 am - 10:45 am
Story Time
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
LEGOS at the Carnegie Library
4
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Playgroup
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6
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Used Book Sale
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Free Comic Book Day
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8
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Friends of MPL Meeting
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10:00 am - 11:00 am
Playgroup
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Montague Center Book Club
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15
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Game Day
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1718
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Playgroup
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2425
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Playgroup
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Toto the Tornado Kitten Visits
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May 2023

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Wednesday, May 3 , 10:00 am until 10:45 am
This weekly program is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for preschoolers, at the Montague Center Library. Join us for stories, songs, snack and a craft. Note: Story Time happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Wednesday, May 3 , 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm
Activate your creativity and imagination, building with library LEGOS, at the Carnegie Library, during the month of May. DUPLO blocks will also be available for our youngest patrons! Questions? Call 413-863-3214 or email Angela, arovatti-leonard@cwmars.org
Thursday, May 4 , 10:00 am until 11:00 am
Opportunities for free & guided play. Montague Center Library. Note: Playgroup happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Saturday, May 6 , 10:00 am until 1:30 pm
Stop by the Carnegie Library to pick up a free comic book and do a craft! Costumes are encouraged but not required.
Saturday, May 6 , 10:00 am until 1:00 pm
Carnegie Library - Fiction, Paperbacks and Kids books, DVDs/CDs & Audio Books. Hundreds of Recent Donations. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Montague Public Libraries. Questions? Call 413-863-3214.
Monday, May 8 , 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm
Current and future Friends, join us for the monthly meeting. May Location: Carnegie Library. For more information contact: Vicki Valley (vgatvalley@gmail.com)
Wednesday, May 10 , 10:00 am until 10:45 am
This weekly program is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for preschoolers, at the Montague Center Library. Join us for stories, songs, snack and a craft. Note: Story Time happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Wednesday, May 10 , 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm
Activate your creativity and imagination, building with library LEGOS, at the Carnegie Library, during the month of May. DUPLO blocks will also be available for our youngest patrons! Questions? Call 413-863-3214 or email Angela, arovatti-le
Thursday, May 11 , 10:00 am until 11:00 am
Opportunities for free & guided play. Montague Center Library. Note: Playgroup happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Thursday, May 11 , 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm
Join Abbey at the Millers Falls Library every second Thursday, from 3:00-4:00pm. Come for the cool drink....come for the crafts...or just come say hello!
Thursday, May 11 , 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm
May's book is Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner. Please join us! For more information, contact Kate at kmartineau@cwmars.org Montague Center Library 17 Center Street, Montague 01351
Monday, May 15 , 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm
Montague Center Library. Looking for something fun (and free) to do during school vacation? Play a board or card game from our collection or bring a favorite from home. Designed for families with children but all are welcome!
Wednesday, May 17 , 10:00 am until 10:45 am
This weekly program is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for preschoolers, at the Montague Center Library. Join us for stories, songs, snack and a craft. Note: Story Time happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Wednesday, May 17 , 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm
Do you have the right type of Medicare coverage? This seminar is a presentation and discussion led by a Blue Cross Blue Shields of Mass. representative, at the Town Hall Annex, 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls, brought to you by MPL.
Wednesday, May 17 , 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm
Activate your creativity and imagination, building with library LEGOS, at the Carnegie Library, during the month of May. DUPLO blocks will also be available for our youngest patrons! Questions? Call 413-863-3214 or email Angela, arovatti-leonard@cwmars.org
Wednesday, May 17 , 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Join us for May's author, Emily Monosson, and her book, Blight: Fungi and the Coming Pandemic. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, May 18 , 10:00 am until 11:00 am
Opportunities for free & guided play. Montague Center Library. Note: Playgroup happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Wednesday, May 24 , 10:00 am until 10:45 am
This weekly program is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for preschoolers, at the Montague Center Library. Join us for stories, songs, snack and a craft. Note: Story Time happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Wednesday, May 24 , 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm
Finding Reliable and Accurate Health Resources Online. Join Montague Library Director, Caitlin Kelley, at the Town Hall Annex (1 Avenue A, Turners Falls) for a workshop on identifying up-to-date and accurate health information. This in-pers
Wednesday, May 24 , 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm
Activate your creativity and imagination, building with library LEGOS, at the Carnegie Library, during the month of May. DUPLO blocks will also be available for our youngest patrons! Questions? Call 413-863-3214 or email Angela, arovatti-le
Wednesday, May 24 , 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Pamela Means Jazz Project - Jazz standards and cool groovy covers inside the library, due to forecasted rain.
Thursday, May 25 , 10:00 am until 11:00 am
Opportunities for free & guided play. Montague Center Library. Note: Playgroup happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Thursday, May 25 , 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm
Toto and his owner, author Jonathan Hall, who rescued Toto from the tornado in 2011, will visit for a special story hour under the tent, at the Carnegie Library.
Thursday, May 25 , 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm
For the past 25 years John Rae has been telling the stories of major international NGOs. During that time, he has successfully completed assignments in over 85 countries and flown over 2 million miles.
Friday, May 26 , 4:00 pm until 4:45 pm
Youth Advisory Committee (ages 11-16) meetings happen monthly, on the 4th Friday, 4:00-4:45pm at the Carnegie Library. Snacks will be provided.
Saturday, May 27 , None Specified
The Montague Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Monday, May 29 , None Specified
The Montague Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Tuesday, May 30 , None Specified
Families are invited to stroll their way through this story on the Carnegie Library lawn, May 30-June12, thanks to The Support Network and the DMH. Enjoy the Story-Stroll of Karen Beaumont’s I Like Myself – Me Gusta Cómo Soy! 
Wednesday, May 31 , 10:00 am until 10:45 am
This weekly program is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for preschoolers, at the Montague Center Library. Join us for stories, songs, snack and a craft. Note: Story Time happens outside of the library's regular hours.
Wednesday, May 31 , 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm
Activate your creativity and imagination, building with library LEGOS, at the Carnegie Library, during the month of May. DUPLO blocks will also be available for our youngest patrons! Questions? Call 413-863-3214 or email Angela, arovatti-le