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angela - Mon, Jun 22, 2020, 1:09 P
Summer Reading Kick-off Event Registration Open Fantastic Frogs
Zoom into the world of Fascinating Frogs - Get your questions ready and join Rainforest Reptile Shows for a virtual educational presentation about frogs from around the world.

Registration opens today! Please call 413-863-3214 or email arovatti-leonard@cwmars.org to register. The link and a password will be emailed to you. So whether you call or email, we will need your email address. We have room for 99 participants.
 
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angela - Fri, May 29, 2020, 1:23 P
Curbside Pick-up Available
How it works - The details here are tentative and could change at any time. We will keep you posted.

STEP 1: Place items on hold
Please limit holds requests to 10 items per household.


Choose ONE of the following methods:
Log-in to your library account on C/WMARS and request items yourself.
Call the library
Email through the website
Mail your holds list
Carnegie Library - 863-3214
(temporary expanded hours)
Staff will be available by phone
Mon.-Thurs. 9:00-8:00 Fri. 10:00-5:00
Sat. 10:30-4:00 and Sun. 10:00-4:00.
201 Avenue A, Turners Falls 01376
Send an email through our website: montaguepubliclibraries.org/contact

Pick-Up Hours:
Mon.-Wed. 10:00-7:30
Thurs. & Fri. 10:00-4:30
Sat. 10:30-4:00 and Sun. 10:00-4:00.

Montague Center Library - 367-2852
Staff will be available by phone Mon. and Wed. 2:00-7:00.
17 Center St. 01351
Send an email through our website: montaguepubliclibraries.org/contact

Millers Falls Library - 659-3801
Staff will be available by phone Tues. and Thurs. 2:00-7:00.
23 Bridge St. 01349
Send an email through our website: montaguepubliclibraries.org/contact

Please limit holds requests to 10 items per household.

STEP 2: Wait for confirmation that your items are ready for pick-up
You will be notified via email or phone when your hold is ready.

Wait times for holds placed for items owned by other libraries are currently longer than usual. We strongly suggest that you limit holds to items that are currently in our buildings to reduce wait times while the delivery service is unavailable.

STEP 3: Schedule your curbside pick-up appointment

Before you can pick up items that you’ve been notified are ready, you need to schedule a specific time slot. Call the library (phone numbers for each branch listed above) to schedule your pickup time.
This is required to pick up your items. No items will be available for pickup without a scheduled appointment.

Due to limited staffing, holds may not be available until the next day the library is open.

STEP 4: Pick up your items

After confirming your time slot, arrive at your pickup location sometime within that period, and you will find your items outside the library, checked out and ready to be picked up.
Holds will be left in labeled paper bags by the staff door, behind the library.

Please put any returns either in our book drops or the bins provided where you pick-up holds.

Returns will be quarantined for 3 days before being checked in. This means that items will remain on your account until we check them in. Due dates have been extended and in most cases fines will be waived.

Please do not attempt to enter buildings or approach staff to receive your items.

Since delivery service to and from other libraries is currently not available we ask that you only return items that are owned by the Montague Public Libraries.
 
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angela - Tue, Apr 14, 2020, 6:53 P
Story Time Online
Children of all ages and their families are invited to visit the library’s YouTube channel to hear stories read by Youth Services Librarian Angela Rovatti-Leonard. Videos will be made available on Wednesdays at 10:00am each week. https://www.youtube....AjZrOjc1xA/playlists
 
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angela - Wed, Apr 8, 2020, 9:09 A
Music Movement Online
This weekly, bi-lingual Spanish/English series for young children, with Tom Carroll & Laurie Davidson, will take a turn ONLINE during the Stay Home Advisory. This Thursday, April 9th it will be at 10:00-10:30am. Follow the link below for the event:

https://www.facebook..._id=1586346214447718
 
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angela - Wed, Apr 1, 2020, 10:36 A
Music Movement Facebook Live Event
Tom Carroll and Laurie Davidson will be offering Music & Movement for Children in a Facebook Live event on Thursdays, at varied times each week. This Thursday, April 2 it will be at 9:00am. Here is the link to their Facebook page where you can RSVP to the event.
https://www.facebook...rie-1991464577746259
 
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angela - Sun, Mar 15, 2020, 2:10 P
Libraries Closed Until Further Notice
Update: The Montague Public Libraries will be closed to the public until further notice. More information regarding this as we know more.
 
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angela - Sun, Mar 15, 2020, 11:41 A
All Programs Canceled Until Further Notice
In the coming weeks, please call the Carnegie Library 413-863-3214 before heading out to any of the Montague Public Libraries.We may need to close the libraries for a few days or more as information unfolds regarding COVID-19. During this time, staff will be available by phone or email. All programs are canceled until further notice as a precautionary measure. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. The safety of our patrons and our community is very important to us.
 
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angela - Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 6:09 A
Music Movement Cancelled
Due to the weather, Music & Movement at 10:00am is cancelled. Normal library hours 1:00-5:00pm today. Stay safe everyone!
 
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angela - Mon, Jan 13, 2020, 1:10 P
Pirate Party Info
Given the possibility of a snow storm this Saturday, January 18th, here is some info about where to look before heading out to the Pirate Party at the Carnegie Library (10:30-noon). We hope the weather doesn't interfere with our plans for swashbuckling family fun!

To find out about cancellations/delays, please check the following sources:
www.montaguepubliclibraries.org
Facebook: “Montague Public Libraries”
www.wggb.com/weather/storm-closings/
www.whai.com/closings/
MontagueMA.net
 
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angela - Mon, Dec 30, 2019, 2:14 P
Montague Libraries Closing 4:00 Monday, Dec. 30.
The Montague Public Libraries will be closing at 4:00 due to the weather. We apologize for any inconvenience. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, Dec. 31.
 
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angela - Tue, Dec 17, 2019, 4:02 P
Montague Public Libraries Closing 5:00pm.
The Montague Public Libraries will close at 5:00 Tuesday, December 17 due to the weather. We apologize for any inconvenience. Normal hours resume on Wednesday.
 
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linda - Mon, Dec 2, 2019, 3:33 P
Montague Libraries Closing Early
The Carnegie and Montague Center Libraries are closing shortly due to snow storm.
 
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angela - Fri, Oct 25, 2019, 1:32 P
New Book Return And Ramp Work Last Week October
There will be no Book Return at the Carnegie Library, from Mon, Oct 28 until at least Thurs, Oct 31. During this time, staff will be happy to help you carry items inside.

The Ramp will be Closed on Mon, Oct 28.
A protective coating will be applied on the ramp by the side door. Drying time is at least 24 hours, depending upon the weather.

We apologize for any inconvenience.
 
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angela - Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 11:30 A
The Original Doors Will Back!
A temporary door was installed at the Carnegie Library while the original doors are being repaired.
 
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angela - Wed, Feb 13, 2019, 6:09 A
Story Time Carnegie Library Canceled Today
Due to the possible icy conditions this morning, Story Time has been canceled, Wednesday, February 13. We apologize for any inconvenience.
 
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angela - Tue, Feb 12, 2019, 12:27 P
Libraries Closing 5:oopm
The Montague Public Libraries will close at 5:00 today, Tuesday, February 12.
 
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angela - Thu, Nov 15, 2018, 1:54 P
Weather-related Library Closing Information
Check the following places for Montague Public Libraries' closings when the weather is inclement:

www.montaguepubliclibraries.org

"Montague Public Libraries" on Facebook

WHAI 98.3 www.whai.com/closings/

Channel 40 WGGB
www.westernmassnews.com/weather/closings/

Channel 22 News WWLP
www.wwlp.com/weather/closings-delays

www.montaguema.net
 
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angela - Mon, Jun 11, 2018, 2:39 P
Youth Summer Reading Programs
Montague Public Libraries' YOUTH SUMMER READING 2018 SIGN-UP
BEGINS JUNE 22!
You can sign-up once at any of our three library branches!

Carnegie Library, Turners Falls , 201 Avenue A, 863-3214
•Mon - Tues 1pm-8pm •Wed 10am-8pm •Thurs 1pm-5pm •Fri 10am-5pm
• Saturday 10am-2pm

Millers Falls Library , 23 Bridge St., 659-3801
•Tues & Thurs 2pm-7pm

Montague Center Library , 17 School St., 367-2852
•Mon & Wed 2pm-7pm

JUNE

LEGO Club: Friday, June 22 11:00am-1:00pm. Carnegie Library.
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to come build and play with library LEGOS at Carnegie Library. We have LEGOS of all sizes. Creations will be displayed in the program space for on month! During the summer we meet on one Friday each month.

KICK-OFF Magic Show with Ed Popielarczyk: Tuesday, June 26 10:30am. Carnegie Library.
Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to come watch an interactive and silly magic show to kick-off the Summer Reading Program. Help make the magic happen by wiggling your fingers, making magical waves with your hands and by yelling magic words!

Snakes Are Super!: Friday, June 29 1:00p.m. Carnegie Library.
Take a trip around the world with Rae Griffiths, from Teaching Creatures, and meet snakes from across the globe. Learn about the many ways snakes are special animals, and get up close to observe their fascinating behavior and anatomy.

JULY

Rhythm Circle. Tuesday, July 17. 3:00pm. Millers Falls Library. Children and teens are invited to join Melinda Georgeson for a hands-on exploration of a variety of rhythm instruments.

LEGO Club. Friday, July 20, 11:00am – 1:00pm. Carnegie Library. Children of all ages and their families are invited to come build and play with library LEGOS.

An Act of Kindness. Tuesday, July 24, 11:00am. Montague Center Library. Join us at the Montague Center Common for the event that launches a year of programs under themes of peace and social justice. The event includes a reading of the book, a live performance by a local cellist and a related craft. If the weather is inclement, the event will happen inside the Montague Center Library. This program is supported by a grant from the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice.

Ukulele Workshop. Tuesday, July 24 11:00am. Carnegie Library. Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Children ages 11-16 are invited to join musician and teacher Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing. You’ll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you’ll be able to play some fun and easy songs. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers. This program is supported by a grant from the Montague Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

AUGUST

Puppet Show. Friday, August 3, 10:30am. Peskeomskut Park. Join us for the annual performance by No Strings Marionettes. This year’s show will be The Wintermaiden. In the event of inclement weather, the show will happen at Carnegie Library.

LEGO Club. Friday, August 10, 11:00am – 1:00pm. Children of all ages and their families are invited to come build and play with library LEGOS.

Paving a Path for Peace: Paper Crane Project Finale. Tuesday, August 7, 3:00pm. From Monday, July 30 to Tuesday, August 7 families are invited to make origami cranes at any one of the Montague Public Library branches: Carnegie Library, Turners Falls - Montague Center Library - Millers Falls
Library.
The project will culminate at the Tuesday, August 7th event with a reading of an excerpt of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes and Peaceful Pieces: Poems and Quilts about Peace. Origami expert, Mike Naughton, will instruct participants in how to make paper cranes and other designs as well. The origami cranes will be attached to a quilt and displayed at the Carnegie Library. This program is supported by a grant from the Traprock Center for Peace & Justice.
 
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linda - Mon, May 7, 2018, 2:17 P
Rare And Unique Armored Mud Ball Presentation Carnegie Library
There will be a presentation ceremony for a rare and unique armored mud ball specimen at 2 pm, Monday, May 14th, to the Carnegie Library, by GGC Geology Professor Richard Little, with Library Director Linda Hickman. The resources of the Carnegie Library in Turners Falls will also be highlighted. The armored mud balls will be housed in the second floor museum of the library, joining rocks and minerals both local and from around the world.

There are only a few world locations where armored mud balls are found, and they are in bedrock and not able to be moved or removed. The Turners Falls specimens were from a now-abandoned local quarry, so the rocks were already cut to manageable size. Some of these rocks made up the Old Red Bridge suspension cable anchors and samples can be seen along the Connecticut River in Gill and also Unity Park, Turners Falls. Specimens from this now-dismantled Red Bridge cable anchor also can be seen in the new Geo Path, a part of the Outdoor Learning Laboratory at the south end of the Main Building of Greenfield Community College.
 
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angela - Tue, Mar 13, 2018, 6:28 A
Montague Public Libraries Closed
Due to the snowstorm the libraries will be closed today, Tuesday, March 13. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay safe and warm!
 
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angela - Thu, Mar 8, 2018, 6:25 A
Music Movement Canceled
This children's program is canceled due to the inclement weather. We apologize for any inconvenience. As of the time of this post, the libraries will be open for normal hours: Carnegie Library, 1:00-5:00 and Millers Falls Library, 2:00-7:00. Stay safe!
 
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MichelleW - Wed, Mar 7, 2018, 12:54 P
Montague Libraries Early Closing!
Due to the snowstorm, the Carnegie Library will be closing at 3:00pm today, Wednesday, March 7. The Montague Center Library will be closed. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay safe and warm!
 
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angela - Wed, Feb 7, 2018, 11:32 A
Montague Public Libraries Closing Early
Due to the snowstorm, the Montague Public Libraries will be closing at 12:00 Wednesday, February 7. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay safe and warm!
 
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linda - Thu, Jan 18, 2018, 11:33 A
Snow Off The Ave Contest
When do you think the pile of snow in the Food City parking lot will be gone? The Carnegie Library's annual free contest has returned along with the huge mound of snow across the street. Come into the Carnegie and give us your best guess and contact information. One entry per person by Valentine's Day. Winner will receive a Second St. Bakery Gift Certificate. The Carnegie Library is open M, Tu 1 - 8 p.m., W 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Th 1 - 5 p.m., F 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sa 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 
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angela - Thu, Jan 4, 2018, 7:15 A
Montague Public Libraries Closed
The libraries will be closed Thursday, January 4 due to the snow storm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay safe and warm!
 
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Montague Libraries Calendar
Story Time
Wed, August 24
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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BSB Rehearsal (private)
Wed, August 24
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Montague Common Hall
Playgroup, Plus!
Thu, August 25
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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MC Library Book Club
Thu, August 25
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Summer S.T.E.A.M.
Fri, August 26
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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