The Lee Library is Hiring a Head of Circulation

The Lee Library is seeking a full-time Head of Circulation. The position is 35 hours a week, and includes some evening and weekend hours. Duties include running the circulation desk, assisting patrons, scheduling, coordinating volunteers, and maintaining statistics. Candidate must possess management experience, good communication and customer services skills, and a working knowledge of computers and current technology.  Prior library experience preferred.  Follow this link for a full job description.  Send resume and cover letter to Damon Vorce:  The deadline for applications is Saturday, October 22, 2016.

News from the Teen Space

Teen Space

Monday, 10/24 at 6pm.   Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.

Wednesdays, 10/5, 12, 19, and 26, from 3 to 4pm.   Teen Chess.

Thursdays, 10/6 and 20 from 3 to 5pm.   Dungeons and Dragons (a role playing game). Teens please join us as we create fun and adventurous D & D campaigns for ages 13-17.  New and advanced players are welcome. No need to sign up, please just drop in.

Thursdays, 10/13 and 27 from 3 to 5pm.   Comic Book Social.

Fridays, 10/7, 14, 21, and 28, from 3 to 4pm.   Wii Gaming.  Teens please join us to play the Wii in friendly games of competition.

The funding for the Teen Space and programs comes from a federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grants administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

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  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

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

  • Log into your Amazon account.

  • If you need to, type Lee Library in the search box.

Now every time that you shop from 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!


(See  Calendar  for event details)

October Gallery Exhibit

Donna Carpenter Photography will be on display throughout the month.


FamiLEE Library Movie: The Angry Birds Movie, Saturday, 10/8 at 11am. The movie runs 97 minutes and is rated PG for some rude humor and action. Please join us!

Adult Programs

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

Wednesday, 10/12 from 2 to 4pm. The Back to the Book book club. The book selection is Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh. New members are welcome but required to register by calling the library at 413-243-0385.

Monday, 10/17 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. The Photographic Golden Hours, a free, interactive seminar. Join local photographer Thad Kubis ( and spend two exciting hours discussing the concept and use of the "Golden Hours". These magic hours offer the neophyte, experienced, and professional photographer a unique "technique", an "add-on" that brings softer, warmer, redder light into your viewfinder and enhancement of your photographic image.

Children's Programs
and Information

Thursday, 10/6, 10:30 to 11:30am. STEM: Science! Technology! Engineering! Math! Theme is Shapes! 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.

Summer Reading Program:  Congratulations to all the readers who made this another successful SRP! We still have numerous reading certificates and prizes so please remember to come in and claim them! And keep on reading!

Pre-school Story Time Thursday mornings, 10:30am. Ages 2 1/2 to 5 with caregivers at 10:30-11:00am 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.