The Merriam-Gilbert Library proudly welcomes a children’s art exhibit featuring the Kindergarten & 2nd Grade classes of West Brookfield Elementary School!



Stop by to see their delightful alphabet artwork based on the children’s favorite Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!  Join us for a special Opening Night on Thursday, May 24th, from 6:00-7:00 PM.  


Adult Newsletter

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  • Come check out this month’s Book Discussion:  Out of Egypt by Andre Aciman,
    Tuesday, May 8th at 6:30 PM
  • Meditation for Stress Free Living, Saturday, May 12th, at 10:30 AM
  • Frank Sinatra Tribute, Thursday, May 17th, at 6:30 PM
  • Friends of the Library Meeting:  Tuesday, May 22nd at 6 PM.  New members always welcome!
  • Judith Kalaora of History at Play presents “World War Women:  The Unsung Heroines of WWII,” Thursday, May 24th at 3 PM
  • Let’s Get Grillin’ Basket Raffle – Come take a chance and support the Friends of the Library!

Kids’ Newsletter

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  • “Sing with your Baby” with Julie Stepanek (May 2) and “Tune in Together” with Renee Coro (May 9) – amazing musical programs for the young!  Please register.
  • Toddler Play Group & Preschool Crafts for Kids will be ending this month as we prepare for Summer Reading – check newsletter for dates of the last programs!
  • Kids Craft: Paint your own ceramic watering can planters, May 16th from 3:30-4:03 PM.
    Please register.
  • “Hola Amigos y Amigas/Hello Friends!” May 23rd at 10:00 AM.  Please register.
  • Home Schoolers – come check out all we have to offer including meeting room space!

    Teens & Tweens & Moms

    Teacup Planters for Mothers’ Day:  Thursday, May 10th, 6:30 PM
    Please register.

Databases Available …

We are thrilled to announce that we are now offering two new databases from World Trade Press: AtoZ The USA, and Global Road Warrior!

AtoZ The USA provides extensive information on each of  the States. Includes history, culture, and even primary sources!

Global Road Warrior provides information on 175 countries around the world! Perfect for any world traveler, this resource includes information on history, culture, language, food, and more.

Patrons accessing these databases from off-site will be required to login using their library card number. If you need any assistance, just call one of your friendly librarians!