News from the Teen Space


Teen Space


Monday, 12/19 at 6pm.   Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.

Wednesdays, 12/7, 14, 21, and 28, from 3 to 4pm.   Teen Chess.

Thursdays, 12/8 and 22 from 3 to 5pm.   Dungeons and Dragons Gaming.

Fridays, 12/2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 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.


Happy Holidays from The Lee Library Association!

The Staff and Board of Directors of the Lee Library wish everyone a safe and wonderful holiday season and a New Year filled with peace, good health and happiness. We are very grateful for your continued support.

Holly


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 http://digitalbooks.cwmars.org.  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 lee@cwmars.org

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 smile.amazon.com

  • Log into your Amazon account.

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

Now every time that you shop from smile.amazon.com 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!





Noteworthy


(See  Calendar  for event details)

Movies

FamiLEE Library Movie: Finding Dory, Saturday, 12/10 at 11am. The movie runs 103 minutes and is rated PG for some mild thematic elements. Please join us!

FamiLEE Library Movie during school winter vacation week: The Secret Life of Pets, Saturday, 12/31 at 11am. The movie runs 90 minutes and is rated PG for some action and mild humor. Please join us!

Adult Programs

Monday, 12/12 from 5:30 to 8pm. The Perfect Photographic Portrait. A free, interactive seminar with local photographer Thad Kubis (www.tbkphotos.com).

Need to understand and apply the desired components to create the perfect photographic portrait, do you wish to be part of the portrait process and have your portrait taken during this event?

The discussion will include: Lighting — Natural, Flash, Studio; Depth of Field; Selecting the correct focal length; Three point lighting; Candid, studio and street portraits.

Tuesday, 12/6 from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Book Talk & Signing. Local author Kevin Romano will read from his recently published novel Hellfire in Brick City. Q & A and book signing to follow.

Wednesday, 12/14 from 2 to 4pm. The Back to the Book book club. The book selection is Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. New members are welcome but required to register by calling the library at 413-243-0385.

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

Children's Programs
and Information

Thursday, 12/1, 10:30 to 11:30am. STEM: Science! Technology! Engineering! Math! Theme is Magnets! 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.

Wednesday, 12/28, 11am to 1pm. LEGO Club. This program for ages 3-8 is made possible with grant money provided by South Berkshire Kids — thank you! Younger and older siblings are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Come for the whole 2 hours or drop in when you can.

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.