Have A Spooky Halloween!!!!!!!!!!

The Storrs Library Children’s Department wishing you a spooky day and Halloween night!!!!!!

Come on down and check us out in person!!!

Have a spookey Halloween!!!!!!!!

holiday arrangements

Holiday Arrangements

Saturday, November 8th, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Bob Whitney from Springfield Floral Supply will  demonstrate how to create arrangements for the holidays. This free program is sponsored by the Longmeadow Gardeners.  Everyone is welcome, but please reserve your spot. Click here to register for the program or call the reference desk at 565-4181, ext. 1620 for more information.

Fall Foreign Film Festival


Monday, November 3, 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy a lively and insightful post-film discussion with Jeff Bemiss.

To reserve a seat, please call 565-4181, ext. 1620.

Synopsis -Alicia, a young woman, weak from walking through reeds and mud, is seen arriving at La Cocha, a remote lakeside village in the High Andes.  She is seeking refuge at her estranged uncle Oscar’s dilapidated inn, La Sirga.  Alicia tells Oscar that her family has been killed in a violent attack on her village and that she is fleeing the armed conflict in her area.  Alicia works at the inn, hoping to put her traumatic past behind her.  However, the armed conflict threatens to reach La Sirga and Alicia must once again her fear for her life.

Thoroughly engrossing! A triumph! –Rob Nelson, Variety

“Impeccably Elegant [&] quietly devastating. Vega’s mastery of old-school arthouse technique is impressive.” – Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter

Words Off The Page: Museum Writers Speak

butterflies and booksWant to find out what the Springfield Museum Writers are up to?

Curious to hear some of their best fiction, memoir, and personal essays?

Take a seat and be delighted in this wild assortment of readings as seven writers from Janet Sadler’s Museum Writers’ Group take the podium at Storrs Library  on Wednesday, October 22, 6:30p.m. Click here to register or call the reference desk at 413-565-4181 ext. 1620.

Literatour 2014

literatour 2014Annual Book Festival Returns!

The Jewish Community Center of Springfield has once again organized an outstanding book festival  featuring authors whose works span cuisine, intrigue and political genres. Click here to view the schedule of events.

Scarecrow Contest



Bring your own scarecrow outfit and assemble your Contest entry using stakes and hay provided by FOSL.

Enjoy locally made cider and donuts.

Rain or shine this contest will go on.

Fee is $5 per person, $20 maximum per family.

Register in advance by calling Storrs at 565-4182.

October Great Decisions Meeting

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The next meeting of the Great Decisions Discussion Group is scheduled for Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. The topic is China’s foreign policy. Elle Van Dermark from the Asnuntuck Community College will be the group facilitator. The library has one copy of the background information book available at the reference desk for in-library use. Click here to register or call the reference desk for more information at 565-4181, ext. 1620.


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