Comic Jam on Saturday, May 21st!

The Lee Library is hosting a Comic Jam on 5/21 at 10:30-1:30 with Ira Marcks. Ira Marcks is an artist and educator.  His home base is Tiger Trap Studio where he makes things and teaches visual storytelling. For more information please check out www.iramarcks.com.

A Comic Jam is a collaborative storytelling adventure for cartoonists of all ages and abilities.  Each artist will contribute to one another's comics, creating unexpected and exciting stories!  This project encourages creativity, working together, critical thinking and storytelling.

This is a FREE Art Party for all ages!  You can come anytime between 10:30 and 1:30. Join in the fun, and have a great time creating comics and stories.

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


News from the Teen Space


Teen Space


Wednesdays, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24 and 5/31 from 3 to 4pm.   Teen Chess.

Thursdays, 5/12 and 5/26 from 3 to 4pm. Comic Book Social .

Monday, 5/23 at 6pm.   Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.

Fridays, from 3 to 4pm.   Wii Gaming.

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.


Museum Passes for 2016

Lee Library patrons can use their library cards to reserve and borrow one-day passes for museums, nature reserves and Massachusetts state parks. This year we added the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst to our list. For a list of museums and more information please follow this link.

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: Norm of the North, Saturday, 5/14 at 11am. The movie runs 86 minutes and is rated PG for some mild rude humor and action. Please join us.

Gallery Exhibit

Lee Middle and High School Underclassmen Art Show will be up for the month of May. The opening reception will be Tuesday 5/10 from 5 to 7pm.

Adult Programs

Wednesday, 5/11 from 2 to 4pm. Back to the Book book club. The book selection is H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald. New members are welcome but required to register by calling the library at 413-243-0385. Please Note: the book selection for June is Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx.

Tuesdays in May from 1:30 to 2:30pm — Knit/Crochet Group. This is an opportunity for knitters to gather and share patterns, information and the company of fellow enthusiasts. Hosted by Cathie Sparks. Calling the Circulation desk at (413) 243-0385 to register is appreciated, but drop-ins are always welcome.

Children's Programs
and Information

Every Child Ready to Read, a 5-week program for ages birth to 5 years, begins Wednesday, 5/4 from 10:30-11:30am. This program is a playgroup, story time and parent workshop focusing on early literacy skills. FREE! Registration required by signing up at the Lee Library, or with South Berkshire Kids, at
413-464-5095 or southberkshirekids@gmail.com

LEGO Club — continues Thursdays through 5/12 from 4 to 5pm.  This program for ages 3-8 is made possible with grant money provided by South Berkshire Kids. Ages 3-8 (slightly younger or older OK, too).

Thursday, 5/5, 10:30 to 11:30am. STEM: Science! Technology! Engineering! Math! May theme is Nature! Every 1st Thursday of the month. Each parent/child program will include stories, demonstrations, songs, and table top activities. Questions please contact Jessica of South Berkshire Kids @ 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.