The Lee Library is Hiring a Part-time Circulation Assistant

The Lee Library is seeking a part-time Circulation Assistant. The position is 10 hours a week and will include some evening and weekend hours. Duties include checking materials in and out at the circulation desk, providing general reference services to adults and children both in-person and on the telephone, re-shelving returned materials, processing holds and registering new patrons. 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, September 16th, 2017.

News from the Teen Space

Teen Space

Monday 9/11, at 3pm, Hour of Code.

Monday 9/18, at 3pm, Scrabble.

Monday 9/25, at 3pm, Math Storytelling Day activities.

Monday, 9/18 at 6pm,   Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.

Wednesdays, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20 and 9/27, from 3 to 4pm.   Teen Chess.

Thursdays, Crafternoons at 3pm:
9/7, Friendship bracelets
9/14, Teen Coloring Book
9/21, Banned Books Week poster making
9/28, Origami

Fridays, 9/1, 9/8, 9/15, 9/22 and 9/29, from 3 to 4pm.   Wii Gaming.  Teens please join us to play the Wii in friendly games of competition.

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.

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(See  Calendar  for event details)

September Gallery Exhibit

CreativeLEE XVII, the 17th annual art exhibit of local art sponsored by the Lee Library Association. A reception will be held during Founder's Weekend, Friday, 9/15 from 3 to 5 pm.


FamiLEE Library Movie: Beauty and the Beast, Saturday, 9/9 at 11am. Encore showing. The movie runs 129 minutes and is rated PG for some action violence, peril and frightening imagery. Please join us.

Adult Programs

Wednesday, 9/9 from 2 to 4pm. Back to the Book book club. The book selection is The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. New members are welcome but required to register by calling the library at 413-243-0385. For those wishing to get a head start, the selection for October is The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel.

Could you picture yourself going on a photographic trip to Western India in January 2018? The trip will be led by photographer Thad Kubis and by Regine Oesch-Aiyer, a local resident and expert on travel to India. Join Thad and Regine on Tuesday, 9/19 from 5:30 to 7:30pm for a discussion / seminar: India — Land of Contrasts that will focus on this magical photo trip.

Knitting and Crochet Group (we will continue throughout the fall!)Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm. This is an opportunity for knitters to gather and share patterns, information and the company of fellow enthusiasts. Please join in on the fun!

Children's Programs
and Information

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 and building a better world!

Mondays from 10:30 to 11:30am. Babies and Books. Join us for this weekly program for families with infants, ages birth to 12 months. We will learn new songs, finger plays and share the joys and challenges of new parenthood! This program is free and no registration required.

Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30am. Brain Builders. Join us for this weekly playgroup for families with young children ages birth to 5. This program is free and no registration is required. This program will include a circle time with stories, songs and group fun, followed by tabletop activities.

Tuesday, 9/12 from 10:30 to 11:30am. Inter-generational Play with Jeanne Bassis. Parents, grandparents and caregivers please join us with your children as we enjoy inter-generational play. Members of our community will create more joy, celebration and delight. Join us for some wild and wonderful playfulness — lots of fun and laughter guaranteed!

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.