Monthly Archives: January 2022

Reading the Classics With Ilan Stavans

Published on 2022-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Started in 2017, “Reading the Classics With Ilan Stavans” is a book discussion series open to readers worldwide of world classics (fiction, poetry, memoir, theater) in translation or in their original English. This discussion series is sponsored by Restless Books, the New York Public Library, and the Jones Library, and will take place via Zoom […]

Learn More

Jones Library Book Bundles

Published on 2022-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Are you looking for a contact-less way to stock up on books this winter? The youth services department continues to offer our book bundle service for kids and teens. Fill out a quick form and the librarians will put together a themed bundle made up of some of their favorite books. The library offers 3 ways to […]

Learn More

Take & Make Crafts: Jones Library

Published on 2022-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Keep an eye on Jones Library’s social media — Twitter, Facebook, Instagram (children’s room, teens) — to learn about craft projects you can pick up from the library and enjoy at home. A new craft will be available starting on Monday. The Take & Make box will be located near the Jones Library Kids Desk/Book Bundle […]

Learn More

Virtual RPG for Tweens: Saturday, Feb. 5

Published on 2022-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Is your youngster interested in adventure and role-playing games? On Saturday, February 5, Jones Library will have two great options! Join in for either virtual session: a dragon adventure in the morning (10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) and/or a mystery-solving adventure in the afternoon (1 – 3:30 p.m.). The games will be played using a […]

Learn More

Sign Up for Lacrosse & Basketball!

Published on 2022-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Lacrosse season is approaching: and Amherst Recreation is offering a free clinic in February! Register here today. If your kids are going nuts indoors—or driving YOU stir-crazy—because of the frigid temps, why not sign them up for basketball?

Learn More

MPAC Meeting: Jan. 26 @ 7 p.m.

Published on 2022-01-23 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please join the next Multilingual Parent Advisory Council (MPAC) meeting on Wednesday, January 26,  from 7 to 8 p.m. You will find all the information at this MPAC Flyer link and Agenda. At this meeting, elections will be held for MPAC’s three officers. Please use this form to see descriptions of the available […]

Learn More

Hurricanes’ Boosters Meeting: Jan. 26 @ 6:30 p.m.

Published on 2022-01-23 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Please join the Amherst Hurricanes Athletic Boosters for its next meeting, to provide input and support to increase the Boosters’ abilities to support our student athletes. During the meeting, working groups will be formed for current and upcoming projects. Whether you want to put in a little time or a lot, there is are a variety […]

Learn More

Center Dance: Open House Classes

Published on 2022-01-23 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Center Dance will be holding a week of Open House classes from Sunday, Jan. 23, to Saturday, Jan. 29 (i.e., the first week of the Center’s Winter/Spring ’22 session).  The Center offers classes in a broad range of dance styles, for all ages (pre-K, K-12, and adult). Beginners welcome!  This winter, K-12 indoor classes […]

Learn More

AEF 2022-2023 Excellence Grant Awards

Published on 2022-01-16 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Are you a teacher or staff member in the Amherst, Pelham, Leverett or Shutesbury public schools? Or do you know someone who is? The Excellence Grant Awards application period for the 2022-2023 academic year is now open! Please email amherstedfound@gmail.com for an application packet or for more information, or share this message with anyone you think might be interested. Applications […]

Learn More

Gender Diversity and Pronouns: An Introduction

Published on 2022-01-09 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Increasingly, people are mentioning their preferred pronouns in their email signatures and when they introduce themselves.  Learn more about this practice at a virtual event entitled Gender Diversity and Pronouns:  An Introduction hosted by the Jones Library on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at 7:00 pm.  Speaker Alex Brandell will provide an introductory presentation on gender diversity, the […]

Learn More

Translate »