Friends of the Southwick Public Library

Friends of the Southwick Public Library Passes are available for the Children's Museum of Holyoke, Forest Park Zoo, Norman Rockwell Museum, New England Air Museum, Mystic Seaport, and The Mount.

The Friends of the Southwick Public Library is a non-profit volunteer organization created in 1993 to support the needs and visions of the library. The Friends helps sponsor many programs for adults and children. The group has purchased needed equipment for the library.

Mission: To support reading, education and cultural activities in the community and library.

The new picnic table is here!  Just one more item purchased by the Friends for our library.  One more reason to join or ...
08/31/2020

The new picnic table is here! Just one more item purchased by the Friends for our library. One more reason to join or renew your membership to help us with programs and purchases like this!

The Southwick Library is open! Call for an appointment. 569-1221.
07/14/2020

The Southwick Library is open! Call for an appointment. 569-1221.

Help the Friends by renewing your membership (or joining)!  (We have half the membership that we had in 2019.)  Your due...
06/21/2020

Help the Friends by renewing your membership (or joining)! (We have half the membership that we had in 2019.) Your dues will still help the Southwick Library even if they are not open yet. We are paying for Zoom, prizes, and more. Without the Book Sale and Craft Fair this year, your dues are more important than ever. PO Box 727, Southwick, MA 01077 Thanks!!

Even with the library closed the Friends keep helping with financial support.  By shopping at Amazon Smile you can donat...
06/12/2020

Even with the library closed the Friends keep helping with financial support. By shopping at Amazon Smile you can donate to us. Just log into Amazon.smile instead of Amazon and pick the Friends of the Southwick Public Library as your non-profit.

This message from the library--free books!😃
06/11/2020

This message from the library--free books!😃

Edit: out of scifi bags, but added cookbook bags!

Since we we didn't have a book sale this spring, we have tons of books that are looking for a new home. We've put together some themed bags. Bags can contain paperback and hardcovers, and about 5-7 books. Let us know if you're interested in a theme bag by calling 413-569-1221 or filling out our Google form for curbside.

(These bags are to keep! Take them to the beach, give them to friends, they're yours!)

Bags available:
Daneille Steel
Nora Roberts
Janet Evanovich
Debbie Macomber
Sue Grafton
Science Fiction
Clive Cussler

Curbside Pickup is up and running!
06/11/2020
Southwick Public Library Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup is up and running!

Submit the following form with your request for curbside pickup items! YOUR ITEMS ARE NOT READY FOR PICKUP UNLESS YOU RECEIVE A CALL FROM A LIBRARY STAFF MEMBER! PLEASE WAIT FOR A CALL BEFORE YOU VISIT THE LIBRARY. Submit this form, wait for our call. We will let you know when your order is ready. P...

04/21/2020
Late Night with Seth Meyers

We miss our library! Happy Library week from Seth Meyers!

Happy National Library Week! “Although we can't physically visit our local libraries right now, they’re as important as ever.” —Seth Meyers

Good article about the library's "things to borrow"!
04/10/2020
Be a borrower, not a buyer - Going Green

Good article about the library's "things to borrow"!

Special to Going Green Ever buy a tool for a specific repair job and then never, ever use it again? Well, thanks to an ingenious collaboration between the town of Southwick’s department of public works and its public library, residents of that Hampden County town can now use their library cards to...

The Friends will not meet in April and sadly have cancelled the annual Book Sale.  You can, however, renew your membersh...
04/06/2020

The Friends will not meet in April and sadly have cancelled the annual Book Sale. You can, however, renew your membership for 2020 (or join!). These dues will help us fund programs when the library is able to reopen. Our P.O. Box is 727.

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo
03/18/2020

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo

03/13/2020

The Southwick Public Library has cancelled March programs so Sit N Stitch will not be meeting this month.

03/07/2020

Next meeting will be Wed. March 11 at 7 pm in the Community Room.

02/22/2020

Sit N Stitch Wed. Feb. 26th
6 - 8 pm
Bring your needles, hooks and textiles to work on!

02/16/2020

A big thank you to all the local businesses who donated to our holiday basket raffle in 2019! Mondovi Dental, Hitachi Kokusai Electric Komark, Southwick Florist, The Summer House, Pasticceria Italia, 57 Hair, Blossoming Acres, Tractor Supply, Paws Are Us, Mrs. Murphy's, The Mason Insurance Co., and Country Colonial Shop. Thank you for your continued support!

02/07/2020

First meeting of the new year will be Wed., Feb. 12th 7pm
in the Community Room.

01/30/2020

It's a new year and time to renew (or join) your membership to the Friends!! Last year the Friends paid for many things including summer reading prizes, programs for kindergarteners, Rainforest Reptiles, Wingmasters, Stockbridge Farms, Dr. Richard Little, changing tables for the bathrooms and a library banner for the 250th anniv. of Southwick. 🤩

Yes indeed!
01/27/2020
Dozen Best Books

Yes indeed!

Welcome to a community of book lovers who share insights, opinions, recommendations and the joy of reading.

Sit and Stitch Wed. January 22 6-8pm.  Bring any knitting, mending, hand-stitching, etc.  All are welcome!
01/16/2020

Sit and Stitch Wed. January 22 6-8pm. Bring any knitting, mending, hand-stitching, etc. All are welcome!

Friends of the Southwick Public Library
01/16/2020

Friends of the Southwick Public Library

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo
01/16/2020

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo

12/10/2019

Last week to buy raffle tickets for the holiday baskets!! Drawing on Sat. the 14th.

Don't forget that you can use Amazon Smile for your holiday purchases and choose us for your donation!!
12/01/2019

Don't forget that you can use Amazon Smile for your holiday purchases and choose us for your donation!!

Something for everyone! Drop by the library to check them out!
11/27/2019

Something for everyone! Drop by the library to check them out!

11/26/2019

Sit and Stitch Wed. Nov. 27 6-8pm!

The Friends Basket Raffle is happening now! Tickets are on sale now through December 13 at $1 each or 6 for $5. Baskets ...
11/24/2019

The Friends Basket Raffle is happening now! Tickets are on sale now through December 13 at $1 each or 6 for $5. Baskets will be raffled off the morning of December 14. You don't have to be present to win- winners will be notified by phone. Thanks to all of our wonderful local businesses and patrons who donated a basket!

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo
11/14/2019

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo

11/09/2019

The Friends will be meeting this Wed., Nov. 13th, at 7pm in the community room.

Friends of the Southwick Public Library
11/07/2019

Friends of the Southwick Public Library

It's that time of year again.  Holiday baskets needed to raffle off!   Have an idea for one?  Information available at t...
11/04/2019

It's that time of year again. Holiday baskets needed to raffle off! Have an idea for one? Information available at the library. Baskets can be dropped off at library Nov. 13th to 15th. Tickets will go on sale the next week.

Fun night at the library making holiday wreaths!  Thanks Lynn!
10/30/2019

Fun night at the library making holiday wreaths! Thanks Lynn!

A few of the finished projects from last night!

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo
10/29/2019

Friends of the Southwick Public Library's cover photo

10/21/2019

Sit and Stitch this week, Wed. Oct. 23, 6-8pm. Come mend, quilt, crochet, knit etc.

Banner for Celebrate Southwick 250!
10/17/2019

Banner for Celebrate Southwick 250!

Thanks to our sponsor Friends of the Southwick Public Library. Our community is so proud of our world class library and salutes the ongoing support of the Friends group.

10/08/2019
Southwick Public Library

Southwick Public Library

This is just a reminder that the presentation on Massachusetts Serial Killers originally scheduled for October 9 is being postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Address

PO Box 727
Southwick, MA
01077

General information

Meetings are held monthly in the Community Room at the Southwick Public Library located at 95 Feeding Hills Road, Rte. 57, Southwick, MA. Dates and times are available at the library. 413-569-1221. New members and ideas are always welcome. Yearly dues: $5 for individual, $10 family.

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