10 Year Anniversary Events

April 23 marks the ten-year anniversary of the opening of the Emily L. Partyka Central Library. Come and celebrate with us during our open house. We'll have music, cake, and a raffle for Barnes and Noble gift cards!

Tuesday, April 22

10:30 AM - Preschool Story Time: Cheddar's Birthday!

Ages 2.5 and up. In the Children's Program Room.

2 PM - Tom Knight Puppet Show

This is a super cool puppet show with music and crazy props! Don't miss out on this great program. In the Community Room

3 PM - Teen Youtube Brainstorming

The library wants to start a teen-run YouTube channel to promote the library and library events. We need YOUR help! In the Children's Program Room.

6:30 PM - The Dressing Room

Come see what people were wearing through the ages from 1550 to 1900. Audience members will get to try on the clothes! In the Community Room.

Wednesday, April 23 1-4 PM - 10th Anniversary Open House

2 PM - Cake and Music

Join us for cake and live music from the Pioneer Valley Chordsmen!

3 PM - Edward Bellamy Exhibit Tour

Meet in the Lower Level Lobby to hear Steve Jendrysik talk about the exhibit which is currently on display.

Punch Card Raffle!

Visit the library locations on the list below to get your card punched and enter a raffle to win prizes!

Computer Lab Open House

Come see what the Computer Lab has to offer: online books, magazines, movies, Minecraft, and more.

Blast from the Past

Check out what resources are available in the Chicopee History Room.

Children's Craft

Visit the Children's Program Room and make a wind sock to take home!

Meet Maisy and Curious George

They'll be visiting the Library! Look for them in the Children's Room.

Museum Passes

Stop by the Reference Desk to find out about our discount passes to local museums and attractions!

Friends of the CPL

Stop by their office to Chicopee Landmark ornaments, afghans and Silk Celebration Scarves which make great gifts. Then visit the 10th Annual Fine Arts Exhibit.

Thursday, April 24

2 PM - Drum Circle with Otha Day

This is a fun, free program for kids, teens, and adults. In the Community Room.

10 AM - 5 PM Genealogy Open Lab

Come see what resources the library has to help find your roots. In the Computer Lab.

Friday, April 25

10 AM - Scrabble Club

This group meets every Friday in the Conference Room!

11 AM - Lego Block Party

Ages 6 and up. In the Community Room. Sign up in the Children's Room.

1 PM - Family Movie

Have popcorn and watch The Little Mermaid in the Community Room