Events in the next 6 months

Title:Book Discussion: Holes
Date:Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, HHR calendar, Hamptons + Holyoke Read, One-Time Events, Teen Events
Description:

A discussion of the young adult novel Holes by Louis Sachar. Come for a chat and a snack!

Title:Book Discussion & Teen Workshop: OITNB and Race To Incarcerate
Date:Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time:6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:Off Site
Categories:Book Discussions, HHR calendar, Hamptons + Holyoke Read, Teen Events
Description:

At Holyoke Public Library.

Book discussion and workshop on Orange Is The New Black and the graphic novel Race To Incarcerate.

Group activity with teens based on Race to Incarcerate

The graphic novel focuses on mass incarceration and the impact on communities of color. We will read excerpts of the graphic novel and create our own "zines" surrounding themes of juvenile justice, mass incarceration, and the school to prison pipeline. Cheryl O'Connell from Wistariahurst will be co-facilitating this group.

Title:The Edible Book
Date:Sunday, April 2, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:The Friends of Forbes Library
Location:Off Site
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, One-Time Events, Teen Events
Description:

Florence Civic Center, 90 Park St., Florence (next to Lilly Library)

The Edible Book — an event sponsored by The Friends of Forbes Library to benefit Forbes Library

Admission: $5. Children under 10: Free.
Entry fee: $10. Create and register your entry.

Some attend. Some create. Everybody eats!

Edible Book Main Page

 

Title:Teen Advisory Board
Date:Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:Community Room
Categories:Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Eat pizza and discuss current library happenings for teens!

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Introduction to Stony Brook Jail and House of Correction
Date:Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time:6:00pm - 7:30pm
Presenter:Sgt. Henry LaFortune, Hampden County Sheriff Department
Location:Off Site
Categories:Adult Events, HHR calendar, Hamptons + Holyoke Read, Teen Events
Description:

Holyoke Public Library

Sgt. Henry LaFortune's presentation, "Introduction to Stony Brook Jail and House of Correction". There will also be a display of items made by residents in the welding section of the House of Correction.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Arts Night Out Reception for Northampton High School Student Art Exhibition
Date:Friday, May 12, 2017
Time:4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location:Hosmer Gallery
Categories:Exhibits, One-Time Events, Teen Events
Description:

Details at http://forbeslibrary.org/gallery/

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.

Title:Forbes Library Zine Club
Date:Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time:6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:Arts and Music Department
Categories:Adult Events, Arts and Crafts, Recurring Events, Teen Events, Writing
Description:

A club to talk and create all-things-zine! Meeting at Forbes Library on the second floor in the Arts and Music Department.