Come to the library to borrow books and other materials, to use computers with high-speed internet connections and a printer, to use your laptop computer with our wireless access (it works in the parking lot if we are closed), to meet your neighbors, and much more...
Feb-March, Community Art Project, collages created from local natural materials by members of the Leverett Community. Sponsored by Leverett Trails Comittee, Rattlesnake Gutter Trust, Leverett Conservation Commission, Leverett Crafts and Arts and the Leverett Library.
Read it Leverett!
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela.
Books are here, stop in to pick up a copy.Kids books available too.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
MARCH 12, 1:30-2:30PM Kids' Program. Stop in after school to learn and talk about Nelson Mandela, and make a special South African craft. We will divide kids into two age groups, led by Georgie Schmid and Mara Bright.
MARCH 13, 7PM Please join us for a book discussion and some delicious South African treats. Led by Literature Professor Arlyn Diamond.
MARCH 20, 7PM Screening of the 2013 movie Long Walk to Freedom starring Idris Elba. The fabulous Leverett Chorus will open the event with a selection of South African songs.
MARCH 27, 7pm Panel Discussion sponsored by the Leverett Peace Commission Ingrid Askew, gifted dramatist, actress and cultural activist, will reflect on her journey with the Peace Pagoda's Interfaith Pilgrimmage and her year's in Mandela's post-apartheid South Africa. UMass Professor Mzamo Mangaliso will talk about Mandela's legacy and South Africa's new challenges.
EVENTS FUNDED BY THE LEVERETT CULTURAL COUNCIL, FRIENDS OF THE LEVERETT LIBRARY
Leverett Film Club March 14, 2014 at 7:30 Bless Me, Ultima
2013, rated PG-13
Indie Drama, Drama based on Contemporary Literature
Thur March 27th, 3:15-4:30
Elementary school children are invited to take on a new building challenge.
Spanish Conversation Group Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm
Brush up on or improve your Spanish in a casual and friendly environment. Join the Spanish Conversation group for weekly practice
sessions, the group meets every Tuesday.
Thursday Feb. 20th 7-8pm
Local author Harriet Rogers The Taxi Chronicles and Taxi High.
Just So You Know:
- UMass employees, we hope you will consider designating the Friends of the Leverett Library as a place to receive donations through the UMass Amherst Community Campaign.
- Who needs libraries? Find out here!
- Digital books and audios may be borrowed for free by library card-holders who own Kindles, Nooks, I-pads, and other devices. At www.leverettlibrary.org, click on “Digital Catalog.” Or sign up at the library to borrow our Kindle for 2 weeks.
Library Wildflower Garden