A Poem for July

A Poem for July

Moonlight, Summer Moonlight by Emily Jane Brontë ‘Tis moonlight, summer moonlight,All soft and still and fair;The solemn hour of midnightBreathes sweet thoughts everywhere, But most where trees are sendingTheir breezy boughs on high,Or stooping low are lendingA shelter from the sky. And there in those wild bowersA lovely form is laid;Green grass and dew-steeped flowersWave…

May is for Memorial Day

May is for Memorial Day

May, a month of blooming flowers and warmer days holds a somber and important place in our hearts as we mark Memorial Day. This day’s origins lie in the years following the Civil War when communities began honoring fallen soldiers. Originally called Decoration Day, individuals would adorn the graves of their lost loved ones with…

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month is celebrated every March in the Unites States and in other countries around the world. We honor the women of the past; suffragists, politicians, scientists, and artists who have made our world better. To understand more about women’s role in the world, check out these books at the library!

Pick of the Month

Pick of the Month

Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson. I enjoy reading Erik Larson‘s books. And this book gets five stars from me. This is the true story of the devastating hurricane of September 8, 1900 that destroyed the growing city of Galveston, Texas, and Isaac Cline, at the time the resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau, who…

Introducing YOUR Library!

Introducing YOUR Library!

Once upon a time, in the year 1807, in a little town called Sandisfield, nestled in the Berkshire mountains, a few early residents formed an association establishing two small libraries. One remained open for three decades, the second closing 16 years later in 1853. In 1907 the Town library was reestablished at the former James…

Our New Website

Our New Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new and improved library website! Our website now features a range of interactive tools and resources that will enhance your experience with us. Our suggestion box allows you to share your ideas and feedback with us, and our event calendar keeps you up-to-date on all upcoming…