Blandford Librarian Takes the Lead in School, Library Collaboration

Porter Memorial Library Director Nicole Daviau, who is also an assistant librarian for Gateway Regional High School, is bringing together Gateway students, the school library and community libraries in the six district towns in a unique collaboration.

Daviau explained that there are public libraries in each of the Gateway towns of Blandford, Chester, Huntington, Middlefield, Montgomery and Russell. “All have unique collections and spaces, but not all are (currently) open to the public.”

Read the full article by The Reminder here →
See Nicole on WWLP’s Mass Appeal here →

Nicole was also recently chosen as one of six ALA Outreach Consultants. Read the full article in the Country Journal here →

Halloween Party & Trunk-or-Treat on 10/31/19

Grab Your Favorite Costume and Join us for our Annual Halloween Party and Trunk-or-Treating
Thursday, October 31, 2019
5:00 pm–7:00 pm
Blandford Town Hall
• Make your own hot chocolate
• Candy apples
• Popcorn
• Games & prizes
• Cider, donuts, cookies, snacks & more
• Bonfire – toast marshmallows and make s’mores!

PARENT, NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS:
We are looking for volunteers to set up for Trunk-Or-Treat in the Town Hall Parking lot. We’re looking for volunteers to (A) help with Trunk-or-Treating and will set up by 4:45pm and/or (B) help with donating a snack. Please contact:
Joann Martin: jpmartin1231@gmail.com OR Keri Morawiec: clayben75@gmail.com