Montague Public Libraries
Montague Public Libraries Notebook
Adult Summer Reading Program: This year’s theme is “Literary Elements” and it concludes today.
Labor Day Closing: The Montague Public Libraries will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday.
Summer hours ending: Carnegie Library will reopen on Saturdays after Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Monday Evening Story Time: Monday evenings weekly at the Montague Center Library from 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Millers Falls Library Club: The Millers Falls Library Club is a free after-school program that meets on Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The drop-in sessions are designed for children of all ages.
Story Time: Children and their families are invited to come and enjoy stories, crafts, music, activities and snacks with Ruth O’Mara on Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. at Carnegie Library in Turners Falls.
READ with Hazel: School-age children are invited to practice their reading by reading to Hazel, a giant registered Reading Education Assistance Dog at the Montague Center Library, on the second and fourth Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. Hazel is a well-trained rescue Newfoundland owned by Alison Berlin. They are a volunteer Pet Partners therapy team. Call the Montague Center Library to reserve a time, 367-2852.
Kids and Quilting: Held the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Montague Center Library. The Hands Across the Valley Quilters Guild needs children to help finish a “Read with Hazel” quilt. The program director, Marge Barrett-Mills, supplies materials and shares her expertise.
Music and Movement: This series for young children with Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson moves to the Millers Falls Library for September to December.
For further information on library services or any library program, contact Carnegie Library, 201 Avenue A, Turners Falls, 863-3214, and on Facebook under Montague Public Libraries. Library hours follow: Carnegie Library, Monday to Wednesday, 1 to 8 p.m.; Thursday, 1 to 5 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Millers Falls Library, Tuesday and Thursday, 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Montague Center Library, Monday and Wednesday, 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m.