Lilly Library


Get Ready to Ride!two bicyclists ride down a paved trail, lawn & woods on the sides. Both are wearing helmets.  17th Annual Pioneer Valley Bay State Bike Week
May 14-22
Lilly Library Events

Bike Safety Check
Saturday, May 14, 10:30 am – Noon
Full Circle Bike Shop will provide bike safety checks

Commuter Breakfast & Bike to School Train
Thursday, May 19, 7-10 am
Breakfast from 7-8 am. Leave the library at 8 am for Leeds Elementary School. Each child should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Bike Safety Class for 4th & 5th GradesMiddle school child rides bicycle, wears helmet
Saturday, May 21, 10-11 am
Fourth and Fifth graders will enjoy this bike safety class which will be held at the Lilly Library on May 21st.  The instructor is certified by MassBike and is on the Board of the Pioneer Valley Chapter of MassBike.  The class will cover bike safety topics  how to properly wear a helmet,  rules of the road, how to use hand signals and what to check on the bike before going out for a ride.

Thank You, Patrons and Friends of Lilly Library!


Thanks to your votes and the efforts of the Friends of Lilly Library, we have once again receive a Florence Savings Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grant!

This year, coming in 5th place, we won $3,894!

Since the start of the Florence Savings Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grants program, we have won a grand total of $33,638. Thank you, supporters of Lilly Library for voting for us. Thank you, Friends of Lilly Library for your enthusiastic campaigning on our behalf. You help make our community strong!

Voting for this year is already open, so get cast yours today!


What’s new at the library?

We’ve got awesome events for kids, teens, and adults!

Check out storytime, Teen Scene, Drop-in Chess ClubMystery Book Club, Spin a Yarn Knitting, and Kumquats & Coloring!

cover of the book Case Histories by Kate Atkinson; image of a wall with silhouettes of a woman, a man, and a portion of a third head visiblePick up a copy today and join the
I Love a Mystery Book Club

Wednesday, May 11, 7:00 p.m.
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
copies of the book are available at the circulation desk
New members welcome!

Two knitting needles with green knit fabric on one. Needles rest on ball of yarnSpin a Yarn Knitting Group

1 – 3pm in the Program Room

Experienced and new knitters alike can bring their project (or needles & yarn for a newbie!)

Semi-circle of colored pencils - white, yellow, orange, red, violet, blue, light blue, light green, green, gray, brown, blackKumquats and Coloring

6:30-8 PM in the Reading Room on the second floor

Chess board with pieces set up for beginning play. White pieces at the front; black pieces in the foreground.Informal Chess Club

back by popular demand!

1 PM on the second floor
Chess sets available at the Reference Desk

All are welcome!

Your Vote Counts!


Customers of Florence Savings Bank can vote for Lilly Library in the 2015 Customers’ Choice Community Grant Awards!

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Materials Purchased Through Your Donation Will Receive a Bookplate “In Honor Of ….”  or “In Memory Of ….” whomever you choose. There are many choices.  You can choose!

Catalog, Your Library Account, and CWMARS_small_logoRenewals


sketch of the library with foliage in bloom


Through the support of the Friends of Lilly Library, the Florence Savings Bank Customer Choice Community Grants  Awards, Memorials, Honorariums, Adopt-A-Book, and Gifts, Lilly Library provides:

  • The Summer Reading Club
  • Year-Round Story Times for Babies, Preschoolers, and School Age Children
  • A Wide Selection of High-Interest Reading Materials
  • Passes for Museums & Parks  and More!


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Use your library card to start learning a language today–by watching movies!


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