Event Series Knit & Crafts Circle

Knit & Crafts Circle

Tilton Library 71 North Main Street, South Deerfield, MA, United States

Hosted by Sheep & Shawl (Liz Sorenson) at Tilton Library  Bring crafts of your choosing – knitting, crochet, spinning, rug-hooking, mending, any portable craft. Free. The indoor crafts circle requires registration as seats are limited. (But up to 12 are allowed as we will meet upstairs this year!) Masks are strongly recommended. Email  liz@sheepandshawl.com to learn more & get on the registration list or waiting list (updates weekly if seats become available when someone knows they will be away).

Event Series VIRTUAL WEEKLY CLASS: Qigong for Adults


TILTON IS CO-HOSTING THIS FREE WEEKLY CLASS, SPONSORED BY SUNDERLAND LIBRARY. Dvora Eisenstein leads this free weekly Qigong class on Zoom. Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system integrating slow movements, breathing techniques, and focused intention. Qigong calms your mind, improves your balance, and enhances health. This practice is suitable for all levels of ability and ages. Anyone may join this free class at any time. TO JOIN, CLICK THIS ZOOM LINK: https://zoom.us/j/117278043

CANCELLED – Community Nature Observation with iNaturalist

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE WILL SCHEDULE ANOTHER DATE, TBA.   With over 125 million observations, iNaturalist - a joint initiative of the California Academy of Sciences and the National Geographic Society - is one of the world's largest online platforms and communities for sharing and discussing nature observations. Learn the iNaturalist basics like how to make and identify observations, see what others are seeing, and how observations have been used by researchers. See why the New York Times calls this "The Nicest Place Online...As civil discourse online and off increasingly proves elusive, a website devoted to identifying plants and animals may be teaching humans how to get along."

VIRTUAL Cooking: Healthy Amazing Sauces

Healthy Amazing Sauces with Colin McCullough, author and chef: A great sauce is the secret to making healthy foods taste delicious! In this class we'll learn how to make 4 different tasty sauces for hearty and heart-healthy bowl meals using fresh, whole-food ingredients. Right now many people are trying to find uses for their pantry items like beans, grains, etc., and these delicious sauces are a versatile way to put those pantry items to use! EMAIL TILTONLIBRARY@CWMARS.ORG TO SIGN UP – YOU WILL BE SENT A ZOOM LINK SHORTLY BEFORE THE EVENT.   Funded by the Friends of Tilton Library.


Plan your garden with long-time organic farmer and Atlas Farm owner, Gideon Porth! This workshop is for all experience levels whether you've been gardening for years or are planning on starting your first one this year. Plot out your garden beds and pick the brain of an organic farmer with over 15 years of experience growing in the valley. LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE, SIGN-UP REQUIRED – STOP BY TILTON LIBRARY OR CALL 413-665-4683

Fun With Poetry Workshop

Where everyone's a poet, but you might not know it. (yet) We'll use paint chips, magazine photos, and your words to create poetry...be prepared to be messy and creative!   Open to all ages - kids, teens, adults.

Event Series MINDFUL MONDAYS: Sign-up Required

MINDFUL MONDAYS: Sign-up Required

Registration is required. Stop by the library, call 413-665-4683, or send an email to tiltonlibrary@cwmars.org to reserve your spot. Learn to slow down, relax, and experience mindfulness in this free four-week workshop. We’ll explore the principles of mindfulness and teach meditation strategies including breath work, mindful movement, and mindful writing.Led by community members and mindfulness practitioners Jennie Donohue, Erika Higgins Ross, and Sara Coblyn. Limited to eight people, 18 years and older. Please wear comfortable clothing and feel free to bring a yoga mat, blanket, and pillow or cushion to sit on..  

CYANOTYPE CLASS: Sign-up Required

In the Tilton Library backyard with artist Madge Evers. Rain date Saturday June 3. Limited to 15: please sign up. Stop by the library, call 413-665-4683, or send an email to tiltonlibrary@cwmars.org to reserve your spot! Magical and simple cyanotypes are a camera-less technique that results in graphic blue and white prints. Developed in 1852, this alternative photographic process uses a light-sensitive solution on paper, sunlight, and pressed plants to make beautiful botanical images. Participants will make one cyanotype print to take home. Funded by the Friends of Tilton Library.

SIGN UP: Fly Fishing Workshop

LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE - PLEASE SIGN UP AT LIBRARY: 413-665-4683, tiltonlibrary@cwmars.org Rain Date: July 19, 6pm In this hands-on introductory class, we will explore the fundamentals of casting a fly rod. Certified Casting Instructor Jim Dowd will take you through the mechanics and physics of fly casting. We cover the basic pick up and lay down cast, false casting, and the roll cast.