The Worthington Library
Photo by Ed Pelletier


The library will be closed on May 2, Town Meeting Day. Hilltown Community Theater and the Genealogy Group will meet the next Saturday, May 9.

Events for Children:

WEE READ story hour happens Mondays, 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)

Geonealogy Group will meet on May 9, 2015. We invite you to come in and let us help you with your family search.

Book Club (every last Thursday, 7 pm).

April’s book, Isaac’s Storm, will be discussed on Thursday, April 30 at 7pm. In May, we will read and discuss Phillipa Gregory’s Kingmaker’s Daughter.

New Acquisitions

What’s New?
Lots of new and new-to-us books are on the “New Shelf.” The assortment includes DVDs, children’s books and YA books. Look for titles such as:
Absolute risk by Steven Gore
Category five by T.J. MacGregor
Private by James Patterson
The same sky by Amanda Eyre Ward
The trial of fallen angels by James P. Kimmel
Bad monkey by Carl Hiaasen
Egg & spoon by Gregory Maguire
Heap house by Edward Carey
I am number four by Pittacus Lore
The islands of Chaldea by Diana Wynne Jones
Sam and Dave dig a hole by Mac Barnett
The tenderness of wolves by Stef Penney
and more…
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, and Smith College Art Museum.

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: Bird Houses, Bat Houses, Butterfly Houses by Bob Mason and John Mollison. Don’t miss these creative and useful sculptures. A portion of sales go to the library.

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