Thank you to our Donors

The Lee Library is very grateful for the donations to our Share-A-Chair Program. Please visit the library and see our new chairs in the reading rooms and at the computers. The chairs are a wonderful addition to our library and we truly appreciate your support.

                      Lee Library 2008

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:

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  • 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!

Lee Library Patrons Can Now Access
10 Western Mass Newspaper Archives

Through the generosity of several western Massachusetts libraries and organizations, the Lee Library now has access to the digital archives of 10 local newspapers, including the Advocate (2/10/2010 — current), the Berkshire Eagle (12/31/2003 — current), and the North Adams Transcript (11/25/2003 — current).

To start using the database, follow this link.

Once on the NewsBank site click on "Massachusetts". If you are connecting from outside the library you will need to enter your library card number.

The Lee Library also has microfilm of the Berkshire Eagle (starting Jan. 1993), the Berkshire Record (Jan. 2000 — current), and the Valley/Berkshire Gleaner (1/1/1857 — 6/2/1944).


(See  Calendar  for event details)

In the Gallery

Exploring the Collection, an exhibit of photos from the Library's Historical Collection through the month of February. Some of the pictures or events are accompanied by excerpts from the Gleaner, the weekly newspaper, giving an account of the event as reported at the time.

Opening reception, Tuesday, 2/3, 6-8pm.

FamiLEE Library Movie

Saturday, 2/14, 11am. The movie is Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Rated PG, 81 minutes.

Saturday, 2/21, 11am. The movie is 101 Dalmatians.

Free!   Please join us.

Children's Programs
and Information

Every Child Ready to Read @ the Lee Library — New sessions will be offered in 2015.  Ages are birth through 5 years old. This very popular parent/child workshop series will be held again thanks to our ongoing collaboration with South Berkshire Kids and CFCE Grant funding provided by the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care. For more information, please contact Rosemarie Borsody at:

Valentine's Craft with Lynn Faye. Create Valentine's crafts from simple to elaborate. All materials provided. FREE! Ages 4 and up. Saturday, 2/7 11am to Noon in the Children's Room.

February's installment of the Thursday Story Time STEM for Little Scientists will be Thursday, 2/19 from 10:30-11:30a.m. The theme for February will be Shadows. Each month's STEM (Science! Technology! Engineering! Math!) curriculum will include stories, demonstrations, songs and table top activities. Ages 1-5. For questions and additional information, please contact Jessica Maloney of South Berkshire Kids at 413-464-5095.

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 from 4 to 5 pm.

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.