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Meekins REOPENED TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2021, for public browsing - laughlaughlaugh
  • Only use the Williams St (Rt. 9) entrance
  • 1 HOUR browsing time limit
  • No appointment needed, but number # of folks allowed in at a time will be limited
  • Masks are REQUIRED
Tuesday      1-5
Wednesday 1-6
Thursday     2-5
Saturday    10-2 

Drawing Cartoon Animals
Thursday, July 29, 5 - 6 pm

Learn some new techniques for creating cartoon animals in different cartoon styles. Share your own animal cartoons with other artists. Recommended for ages 7 and up. 
Summer Reading
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Escape Room: Save the Doggo!
Sign up NOW! Available by appointment only.

There is a dog trapped in the library! Follow the clues and solve the puzzles to figure out how to unlock the building and free the poor trapped dog! Recommended for 4 - 8 participants, ages 8 to adult, with 3 difficulty levels.
This program takes place mostly on the library patio, when the library is closed. Masks are optional.

D&D Super Dungeon: The Quest for Ouranos
This Summer, Meekins Library is joining a Massachusetts-wide Super Dungeon on a fantastic adventure created especially to coincide with our summer reading program. Meekins Library will be hosting a 4-part, in-person adventure, either on the patio, or, in case of rain, in the community room. All experienced players entering grades 4 and up are welcome, but characters must be registered at the link below before joiningthe adventure .
Email Naomi at for more information (or if you wish to join us remotely),
or click here:, to register your character. 

Friends' Saturday Mini Booksales
7/10, 7/24, and 8/14/21 - 10AM to 2 PM

New Adventure: Friends of the Williamsburg Library’s Summer Mini Book Sale Series on the Library Lawn!
Looking for a great summer read and a way to support the Williamsburg Libraries? Shop great books and support your library by coming to the Williamsburg Friends of the Library’s Summer Mini Book Sales in 2021. The NEXT is Saturday, August 10th from 10 am to 2pm
Location: Meekins Library Lawn, 2 Williams Street, Williamsburg MA 01096

***Buyers must wear masks and observe social distancing. Please bring your own bag. No sale during inclement weather, and no rain dates.

To help out with this or other sales, 
please sign up online by completing the volunteer sign up form here 
HOOPLA is HERE with a broad range of offerings from movies and TV shows to comics, magazines and books. Hoopla is integrated with the catalog. Hoopla also has 200+ Acorn TV titles. Hoopla access is limited to those having a Meekins Library card beginning with 27425 and checkouts are limited to 6 per month.

Keep Safe & Keep Strong: documenting life in Williamsburg and Haydenville during Covid-19

Pandemic Experiences - Contribute your daily Covid-19 life experiences  living through the Pandemic.  Help Meekins Library create an historical record of this time in the life of our town.
All responses may become part of the Local History Collection in the Meekins Library.
For questions or more information contact Daria D’Arienzo, Meekins Archivist at or leave a message at 413-268-7472.

Pre-1926 Meekins photos wanted
Do you have early 20th century photographs of the interior of Meekins Library that show the interior before the mezzanine level was added in 1926  hiding in your family albums? Do you know anyone who might have some early images?
Meekins Archivist Daria D’Arienzo ( is looking for visual evidence of how the rooms were laid out and decorated and where the original fixtures were placed. She is trying to build a photographic history of how Meekins has evolved. Exterior images are also welcome but she is particularly looking for interior views.
Please contact her directly at , at the desk at Meekins, or by phone at 413-538-6489.

Today in Massachusetts' History
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Community Resiliance Building Workshop, Williamsburg MA: Summary of Findings - 2/14/2020

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