Adult Programming

 

Pollinators: How to Attract Them, Protect Them, and Enjoy Them

May 24th at 1pm on Zoom. Amelia Bruss from the Hampden Hampshire Conservation District will be giving an online presentation on gardening for pollinators in western Massachusetts. Email ahulsey@cwmars.org to register for the presentation. A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants shortly before the presentation. Brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Learn How to design Low-Maintenance Native Shade Gardens

June 1st at 5:30 pm outside of Lilly Library. Join us as we explore how to design shade gardens using native plants. Using strategies that emulate naturally existing plant communities, landscape designer Owen Wormser will share key techniques for creating beautiful, low-maintenance shade gardens. Participants are welcome to bring along photographs, plans, or sketches of your own property to be discussed. More details can be found here. Brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Scrabble Club

Drop-ins welcome starting at 4 pm on Mondays in the Community Room by the entrance to the library.

Informal Chess Club

Drop-ins welcome from 1-3 on Saturdays in the periodicals reading room on the second floor of the library.

Mystery Book Club

Queer Voices Book Discussion

Pick up a copy of The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel at the circulation desk and join us on Tuesday, 24 May at 7 PM. We will be meeting masked in the community room at Lilly Library. This group will focus on the work of LGBTQ+ writers and is open to all.