The Lee Library is Hiring a Technical Services Librarian

The Lee Library is seeking a part-time Technical Services Librarian.  The purpose of this 26 hour/week position is to catalogue and classify library materials and add them into the library database and catalogue system; order materials through interlibrary loan, manage the library automated information systems, collection development and otherwise assist patrons and staff with reference services, and other services as required.  This position is being updated to reflect current trends and standards of practice in the use of technology in the library.  The Technical Services Librarian is responsible for improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his / her direction.  Follow this link for a full job description.  Email resume and cover letter to Susie Harding at with job title in subject line. The deadline for applications is Saturday, October 10th, 2015.

News from the Teen Space

Teen Space

Saturday, 10/24 at 11am. Teen Movie. Teens please join us as we show Paper Towns, a mystery/drama film. Rated PG-13, 1h 53m.

Wednesday, 10/28 at 4pm. Halloween Arts and Crafts.

Wednesdays, 10/14, 10/21 and 10/28 from 3 to 4pm.   Teen Chess Club.

Fridays, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 and 10/30 from 3 to 4pm.   Teen Gaming.   Teens please join us to play the Wii in friendly games of competition.

Monday, 10/19 at 6pm.   Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting.

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.

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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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)


FamiLEE Library Movie: Cinderella, Saturday, 10/10 at 11am. The movie runs 112 minutes and is rated PG. Please join us

Classic Cinema at the Lee Library: Grand Hotel (1932), Wednesday, 10/7 at 2pm. This monthly movie series and refreshments are generously provided by Kindred Health at Laurel Lake.

Adult Programs

Tuesday, 10/13 from 6 to 7:30pm.   Transcendental Meditation Talk by Tony Ryan, Certified Teacher. Free and open to the public.

life reimagined

Wednesday, 10/14 from 10:30 to 12:30pm.   Life Reimagined is a new way of thinking about what's next in your life.  Backed by decades of research, Life Reimagined introduces a powerful step-by-step approach to help you discover possibilities, prepare for change, and make your ideas real - whether you're focused on work, health, relationships, or finally pursuing your passion.   When you find yourself wondering, "What's next?" Life Reimagined empowers you with guidance, tools, and connections to plan your next move. Presented by AARP, the program is free and open to all. Registration is limited to 30. Please call the library at 413-243-0385 to register.

Wednesday, 10/21 from 2 to 4pm. Back to the Book book club. This month's book selection is The Quick and the Dead by Joy Williams. New members are required to register by calling the library at 413-243-0385.

Children's Programs
and Information

Thursday, 10/1, 10:30 to 11:30am. Back to the Book book club. STEM: Science! Technology! Engineering! Math! 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.