The Worthington Library
Photo by Ed Pelletier


Events for Children:

WEE READ story hour is beginning Monday, October 27, 10 – 11am. Come for a story and related activities every Monday! Meet downstairs in the children’s room with Kim Savery. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kim Savery at 413-667-2203 or

For all ages, HILLTOWN COMMUNITY THEATER meets in the children’s room on Saturday mornings, 10 – 11:30. Fun theater games and exercises may lead to greater things! No experience needed and all ages are welcome. Children under 8 must have an adult with them. Questions? Contact Kim at 413-667-2203 or

Events for Adults:

Genealogy (every 1st Saturday, 10 am)

Now that evenings are getting dark earlier, we have decided to move Genealogy Club to Saturday mornings at 10:00am. No more driving at night! Join us for the next meeting on Saturday, October 4 at 10:00am!

Book Club (every last Thursday, 7 pm).

October brings The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon. Discuss on Thursday, October 30 at 7 pm

New Acquisitions

What’s New?
The Goat Lady – Jane Bregoli (J)
The Hawley Book of the Dead – Chrysler Szarlan
two new Boxcar children titles
The Importance of being seven – Alexander McCall Smith
Starry Night – Debbie Macomber
Under the Dome – Stephen King
The White queen – Phillipa Gregory
You should have known – Jean Hanff Korelitz
Act of war – Brad Thor
Afterworlds – Scott Westerfeld (YA)
Baby Bear – Kadir Nelson (E)
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his years of pilgrimage – Haruki Murakami
Dead boy detectives: Schoolboy terrors – Toby Litt (graphic novel)
Hitmaker: the man and his music – Tommy Mottola (biography)
Super simple science series (six titles) – Alex Kuskowski (J)

Check the Recent Acquistions lists near the photocopier.

Looking for newspapers, academic journals or more information? Try the Massachusetts Library System’s Statewide Databases.

Did you know? The library has passes to Berkshire Museum, The Clark, Historic Deerfield (from the Historical Society), Mass MoCA, Mass Parks Pass, and Smith College Art Museum.

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Molly Smith is artist of the month. She has presented the story of her cross country trip done in small, exquisite watercolors along with a narration of the journey. These will be here through September so you can take time to read and enjoy.

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