This is an unofficial website for the Southwick, MA Public Library. It is not funded by town funds or town funded staff. It serves as a supplement to the official town website and library pages on that site. To access the town website visit: southwickma.org For information on the library click on any of the tabs at the top of the page for related information. Library Links the monthly newspetter of the library provides information on current events, programs and activities at the library.
Southwick is a residential communiity in the western part of the state with a 2010 population of 9,502 according to the U.S. Bureau of the Census. For more information on the town visit the official town website or southwickma.info an unofficial site with information and links to information for residents, businesses and potential new residents and businesses.
(June 27, 2015) The Library Open House for the start of the Summer Reading Program was very successful. The weather was good and children enjoyed the large games outside on the lawn. Face painting was also available under the tent in the parking lot. Refreshments were available in the Community Room. Thanks to those that stopped by and enjoyed the activities available today.
(June 11, 2015) The Friends of the Southwick Public Librarywill be holding a Fall Craft/Agricultural Fair on October 24, 2015. For more information click here for an exhibitor application or visit the Friends page on this website.
(June 11, 2015) The Library will have an Open House on Saturday June 27 for the kickoff of the Summer Reading Program. A number of activities are scheduled for June 27. Library Trustees and represents of the Friends of the Southwick Public Library will be on hand to support the regular library staff for the day. Meetings of the two groups were held this week to firm up plans for the day.
(May 22, 2015) The Library will be closed on Saturday May 23 and Monday May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday.
(May 21, 2015) The Library has purchased three new printers for use with the public access computers in the adult area (near the Reference Desk). Coming soon will be a wireless printer for public use.
(May 20, 2015) The Library budget for fiscal year 2016 (July 1 - June 30, 2016) was approved at the Annual Town Meeting (ATM) on Tuesday May 19, 2015. Between the new budget and continued support of the Friends of the Southwick Public Library it is anticipated that some new and additional programs will be available in the coming year.
Talking about young people, author Salman Rushdie said:
No shortage of book readers ... reading online or a book is not either or.
Source: WTIC-AM radio interview on 6/14/08 about 8:25 a.m. discussing his new book.
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