Hilltown Families


Daria D’Arienzo of the Meekins Library in Williamsburg, MA writes: The Meekins Library in Williamsburg is the place to find a gift for someone special, donate a coat or sweater to keep someone warm, add some hearty food items to the Hilltown Food Pantry and Northampton Survival Center, and bring a treat for our furry friends at the Dakin Animal Shelter. Stop in for these gifting and giving opportunities. The seasonal Meekins… Read More

Meekins Faces a Happy Challenge The Meekins Library in Williamsburg, MA has a dedicated advocate! For the fourth year in a row, Goshen, MA resident Kay Warren is encouraging residents of surrounding communities to take her Hilltown Challenge and support the library that serves communities up and down the hills. Library Director Lisa Wenner says, “Warren has once again generously issued a $1500 challenge—asking residents who especially live outside of Williamsburg to… Read More

Rootsongs: Art Exhibit by Hilltown Artist, Nancy Mahoney at the Neil F. Hammer Gallery in Williamsburg Yesterday while visiting the Meekins Library in Williamsburg, their new art exhibit was all the buzz. Hilltown artist Nancy Mahoney’s art show Rootsongs is on exhibit in the Neil F. Hammer Gallery during the month of January, and it’s bewitching! I had noticed the poster up for her show with an image of what looked simply… Read More

Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award Logo Contest Are you a teen? Do you love to read? Do you love to draw? Join The Meekins Library (Williamsburg, MA) and The Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award Committee in designing a new logo for the Teen Choice Book Awards! The Massachusetts Teen Choice Book Award was created as a response to the need to honor and recognize new Young Adult fiction. Modeled after the Rhode… Read More

Meekins Library in Williamsburg, MA Awarded 3 Gold Stars! Watch for the gold stars in the windows as you pass the Meekins Library in Williamsburg. This week the Meekins Library was awarded three gold stars from the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service 2009. One of 258 public libraries recognized nationally, the Meekins Library and other winners excelled in four service measures: circulation, visits, program attendance and public internet terminal use…. Read More

Teen Read Week & Meekin’s Teen Page Teen Read Week starts on Oct. 18! Get ready to celebrate at your library from Oct. 18-24. Teen Read Week is an annual event sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association during the third week of October each year. The 2009 theme is Read Beyond Reality @ your library, so libraries across the United States will do something special to encouraging teens to read… Read More

Discovery Kits at the Meekins Library in Williamsburg, MA Do you know about the Discovery Curriculum Kits available at the Meekins Library?  This is an amazing resource for both homeschoolers, afterschoolers and school classrooms.  Last year my family checked out the Arts and Music of Africa and Asia Discovery Kit for a homestudy on music from other countries.  And this year we checked out the Community Awareness Discovery Kit for my daughters… Read More

Saying Good-Bye to a Sweet Friend The Meekins Library in Williamsburg has always been a favorite place for us to visit. Not necessarily because of the kids section, which is great btw, but because of Sadie, the library cat. Every time we’d arrive my daughter would make a beeline downstairs to hang out with Sadie, and it would always take a lot of coaxing to pry her away when it was time… Read More

FAMILY BOOK CLUB FORMING AT MEEKINS LIBRARY By Lee Mackinnon A family book club, for children ages 9-12 and their families, will begin on Saturday, November 3rd, at 10:00 a.m. at the Meekins Library in Williamsburg, MA. The club will be led by Debbie Connell of Williamsburg, and the first selection will be Rules (Newbery Honor Book) by Cynthia Lord. Copies of the book are available for pick-up at the Meekins Library…. Read More

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