New Program! Computer and Gadget Help

Saturdays 6/9 and 6/23 from 10am to 12 noon. Looking for help with a new computer, phone, tablet or any other gadget? Stop in and get help from one of our teen computer and gadget helpers.

Lee Library Historical Photograph Collection

The visual record of the town and its evolution is found in our photo collection. Photos document all aspects of life--education, religion, disasters, individuals, sports, leisure activities, buildings, and businesses (especially the papermaking and marble industries).

The collection is now online in the Digital Commonwealth repository. You may view it by following this link.

Thank You Town Selectmen and Reps

The Lee Library Association thanks the Town Selectmen and Reps for their support of the Lee Library at the May Town Meeting. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to providing the community with a variety of fun and interesting programs and services.

News from the Teen Space

Teen Space

Wednesdays, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20 & 6/27 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Teen Chess.

Thursdays, 6/7, 6/14, 6/20 & 6/27 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. D & D Gaming in the Gallery.

Fridays, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/22 & 6/29 from 3:30 to 4:30pm. Wii Gaming in the Gallery.

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)

June Gallery Exhibit

The Paper Industry in Lee: The people, mills and contributions. An exhibit of photos and memorabilia from the Lee Library Historical Collection (such as this drawing of the Benton Brothers Paper Mill, 1876) is being displayed in the J. Peter Scolforo Gallery for the month of June.

FamiLEE Movies

Peter Rabbit, Saturday, 6/9 at 11am. The movie runs 95 minutes and is rated PG for some action and mild rude humor.

Adult Programs

Wednesday, 6/13 from 2 to 4pm. Main Street Literary Society Book Club, hosted by Deedee Consolati. Meetings will continue to be held on the second Wednesday of each month and book club members are encouraged to bring book titles that they would like to have selected in future months. The book selection for June is Longbourn by Jo Baker. New members are welcome but are required to register by calling the library at 413-243-0385.

Grown-up Game Night! Get together with a group of friendly board game enthusiasts every Thursday evening from 6 to 8pm. For adults 18+, no registration required, for more information call us at 413-243-0385.

Knitting and Crochet Group — 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 2018, 6/25 through 8/6. The 2018 Summer Reading Program (SRP) begins on June 25 and will run for 6 weeks ending on August 6. This year's theme for all age groups is Libraries Rock!

On Monday, 6/25, from 11am to 12 noon, the children's kick-off program will be a magic show/dance party with Pete and Chris Entertainment.

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.

Saturday, 6/16 from 10:30 to 11:30am. Kiwanis Krafts and Reading with Kids. Please join us for a Story and Craft presented by the Lee Kiwanis Club. Healthy snacks will be provided!

Monday and Tuesday, 6/26 and 27 — GSK Science in the Summer hosted by the Lee Library in partnership with the Berkshire Museum. There will be two levels: Level 1 is for students entering grades 2 and 3 this fall and will be held both days from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Level 2 is for students entering grades 4 through 6 and will be from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Space is limited and sign-up continues through the Berkshire Museum at or (413) 443-7171 ext. 336, Kendra Knisley.

New Microfilm Reader!

The library has a new microfilm reader. You can now send articles to your email or transfer them to a flash drive and print them.

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.