Greenfield Library Notebook: Week of Aug. 25-29

Deal of the Month: The deal of the month in our ongoing book sale is mystery books for only 25 cents. CDs are also 25 cents and there is always a wide assortment of hardcover and paperback books for $3 or less — all right inside the front door of the library.

Writers’ Lunch: The LeVanway Meeting Room is open Monday to 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 today from 2 to 5 p.m.

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

Mother Goose on the Loose: Join the happy circle with Lyons at a lap-sit story hour for children age 3 and younger with a grown-up every Friday from 11 a.m. to noon at the Greenfield Public Library.

Writers’ Workshop: This two-hour writing workshop runs on Fridays from 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. Registration is not required. Contact Buchanan at 413-772-1544 for more details.

Friends’ of the GPL Raffle: Two new raffle items: a Hale Johnson framed and matted print titled “Shortcuts,” donated by Hale and Lorraine Johnson and viewable online at (value: $850) and a handmade quilt donated by Marjorie Reid. Tickets are one for $5 or three for $10. The items are on display at the library. For more information:

Tech help at GPL: Bring in the electronic device you need help with and have a clear goal for what you’d like to accomplish. Sessions are limited to two 30-minute appointments per patron per week. Call the Information Services desk at 772-1544, ext. 6, or email: librarian@greenfieldpublic

Library hours: Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday: 9:30 to 5 p.m.; closed Saturday, Aug. 30, and Monday, Sept. 1.

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