Greenfield Public Library Notebook: April 7-11

Sunshine Story Time: Every Monday at 10 a.m., Kay Lyons brings a blend of read-aloud, sing-along, play-along fun to families with young children held in the LeVanway Meeting Room, lower level of the building. For further information, contact Lyons at 772-1544, ext. 5 or check the library website at:

Writers’ Lunch: The LeVanway Meeting Room is open each Monday through Thursday, noon to 2 p.m. for a Writers’ Lunch. This is a self-directed free writing time open to any writer who is looking for a place to work through their lunch. Contact Jane Buchanan at 772-1544 for more details.

Open for Business: Telecommuters and local business people looking for reliable Wi-Fi and a quiet workspace are invited to the library’s LeVanway Meeting Room on Mondays and Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. Access to the room is free and open to all who need a space to work.

Preschool Story Hour: Parents with children, age 5 and younger, join us on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. for a weekly hour of story and craft time fun! Meet other people with small children and enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts with Sally Ahearn. No sign-up is required for this free program. For more information, call the children’s librarian at 772-1544, ext. 5.

Chess Club: Meet other chess players on Wednesdays at the GPL from 5:50 to 7:45 p.m. in the LeVanway Room downstairs. Contact: with any questions.

Mother Goose on the Loose: Join Lyons at a lap-sit story hour for children, age 3 and younger with a grown-up, every Friday at 11 a.m. at the library. Rhymes, songs and movement games make up this story time.

Writers’ Workshop: This 2-hour writing workshop runs on Fridays, noon to 2 p.m. Buchanan and Joannah Whitney lead the program, which includes writing exercises and discussion as well as an opportunity to share what has been written. Participants are encouraged to attend the open writing periods during the week as well. There is no charge for the workshop; registration is not required. Contact Buchanan at 772-1544 for more details.

Friends Book Sale: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the library’s downstairs basement. The library has over 11,000 books to choose from. Nonfiction books are sorted by subject and fiction is in alphabetical order. There also is a selection of children’s books, along with music and book and movie DVDs and CDs. For the bargain hunter there is a bargain book section where you can fill a bag for $2.

Friends’ Book Sale Shelf: The Deal of the Month is waiting for you at the front of the library. Look for a great selection of romance novels and CDs for 25 cents each.

Library Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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