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Summer Reading @ the North Adams Library

Julia McCane-Knox

Sign Up, Read Books, Earn Prizes!

Sign up for Summer Reading with Julia at the North Adams Library!

Summer Reading Goals:

  • Ages 0 – 9: Read 30 books or 400 pages
  • Ages 10 – 17: Read 3 books or 600 pages
  • Ages 18 and up: Read 4 books or more

Grand Prizes:

Summer Reading Events:

Sep
24
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.

After School Program @ North Adams Library
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Program @ North Adams Library

Kids in elementary school are invited to join Allison after school each Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, enjoy fun STEAM activities, and get to know each other better.

Sep
25
Wed
Adult Craft Club @ North Adams Library
Sep 25 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Adult Craft Club @ North Adams Library

Adults are welcome to join Tina Howard at the North Adams Library every other month to learn how to make a variety of crafts. For both beginner and expert crafters, this program features quilting, card making, and many other creative projects!

Sep
26
Thu
Adult Book Club @ North Adams Library
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Adult Book Club @ North Adams Library

Adults are invited to read and discuss a cozy mystery titled, Murder Past Due by Miranda James for the North Adams Library Adult Book Club at 5:30 p.m., on Thurs., Sept. 26, at the North Adams Library. Pick up the book at the North Adams Library or download the ebook using OverDrive.

Everyone in Athena, Mississippi, knows librarian Charlie Harris-and his Maine coon cat named Diesel that he walks on a leash. They also know his former classmate-turned-famous bestselling novelist, Godfrey Priest.

But someone in Athena took Godfrey off the bestseller lists- permanently, and with extreme prejudice. Now, Charlie and Diesel must browse through the history section of the town’s past to find a killer.

Sep
28
Sat
STEM Saturday @ North Adams Library
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
STEM Saturday @ North Adams Library

Bring your favorite action figures or toys, or use the library’s LEGOs, and create a stop-motion animated film with our HUE Animation studio.

Oct
1
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.

After School Program @ North Adams Library
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Program @ North Adams Library

Kids in elementary school are invited to join Allison after school each Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, enjoy fun STEAM activities, and get to know each other better.

Oct
8
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.

After School Program @ North Adams Library
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Program @ North Adams Library

Kids in elementary school are invited to join Allison after school each Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, enjoy fun STEAM activities, and get to know each other better.

Oct
15
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.

After School Program @ North Adams Library
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Program @ North Adams Library

Kids in elementary school are invited to join Allison after school each Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, enjoy fun STEAM activities, and get to know each other better.

Oct
17
Thu
Teen Program @ North Adams Library
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Teen Program @ North Adams Library

Teens, ages 10 and up are invited to the North Adams Library at 3 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month to participate in STEM activities, create crafts, and socialize with friends.

Oct
22
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.

After School Program @ North Adams Library
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Program @ North Adams Library

Kids in elementary school are invited to join Allison after school each Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, enjoy fun STEAM activities, and get to know each other better.

Oct
29
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.

After School Program @ North Adams Library
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Program @ North Adams Library

Kids in elementary school are invited to join Allison after school each Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, enjoy fun STEAM activities, and get to know each other better.

Oct
31
Thu
Adult Book Club @ North Adams Library
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Adult Book Club @ North Adams Library

Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox displays a historical fiction wrapped in fantasy and the paranormal. Adults are invited to read and discuss this novel at the North Adams Library Adult Book Club at 5:30 p.m., on Thurs., Oct. 31. Listen to the audiobook using Hoopla, or read or listen to the ebook or audiobook using OverDrive.

New Oldbury, 1821

In the wake of a scandal, the Montrose family and their three daughters—Catherine, Lydia, and Emeline—flee Boston for their new country home, Willow Hall. The estate seems sleepy and idyllic. But a subtle menace creeps into the atmosphere, remnants of a dark history that call to Lydia, and to the youngest, Emeline.

All three daughters will be irrevocably changed by what follows, but none more than Lydia, who must draw on a power she never knew she possessed if she wants to protect those she loves. For Willow Hall’s secrets will rise, in the end…

Nov
5
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.

After School Program @ North Adams Library
Nov 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
After School Program @ North Adams Library

Kids in elementary school are invited to join Allison after school each Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. We’ll make crafts, enjoy fun STEAM activities, and get to know each other better.

Nov
12
Tue
Story Time @ North Adams Library
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time @ North Adams Library

Preschoolers and families are invited to Story Time with Allison at the North Adams Library every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Help teach your child early literacy skills and the joy of reading with stories, crafts, and other fun activities.