Friends COLLECTION Day for Books and Bags

The Friends of Tilton Library will be COLLECTING gently used RECENT books & purses on September 23 & 30, 10am-12pm at the Tilton Library in Deerfield We are looking for RECENT fiction, kids books, young adult books, and biographies. All books & purses must be in good condition and all potential donations will be reviewed by Friends members at the time of donation—only select items will be accepted. Books may only be donated during these collection days. The Book Sale will be on Saturday October 7, 9-12.

Make Your Own Bag–for Teens

Tilton Library 75 North Main Street, South Deerfield, MA, United States

Want to learn basic sewing skills but don’t know where to start? Join us for an evening full of snacks and supportive, trained staff from Swanson’s Fabrics! We will be making bags out of fabric that you can fill with anything your heart desires! Supplies & pizza dinner included. All experience levels welcome, open to students 6th through 12th grade. Spots are limited, please call or email Tilton Library to reserve your spot. Sponsored by a Deerfield Mass Cultural Council grant.

Fantasy and Science Fiction Festival Benefit

Deerfield Community Center, 16 Memorial Street, Old Deerfield. CASH ONLY – FIRST-COME, FIRST SERVE TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR: $20 for adults, $10 for ages 12 and under.   PANEL DISCUSSION! READINGS! BOOK SIGNING! MEET PIONEER VALLEY AUTHORS: HOLLY BLACK Author of The Book of Night, The Stolen Heir, and the Spiderwick series. ANDREA HAIRSTON Author of Will Do Magic For Small Change and Redwood and Wildfire. ALLEN STEELE Author of the Coyote series and the new Captain Future series JAMES CAMBIAS Author of A Darkling Sea and the "Billion Worlds"   Sponsored by the Tilton Fund, Inc., Deerfield. All proceeds benefit the Tilton Library renovation fund.  

All Ages Halloween Party

Tilton Library 75 North Main Street, South Deerfield, MA, United States

  Hosted by Tilton Library and the Atlas Farm Store Pumpkin decorating & Apple Tasting! There will be candy, crafts, & games for all ages and a special treat for coming in costume! Live music featuring local musicians. In case of of rain the event will be moved indoors.


A free class with local artist & author Keri Smith. LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE, PLEASE SIGN UP: 413-665-4683 or Ages 12-adult. Join us for an afternoon of art activities from Keri's book The Guerilla Art Kit. We will create things to leave in your neighborhood, from a local "wish tree" to making your own stickers using home made wheat paste. We will explore the different methods of putting your message out into the world, using techniques that are safe, fun and non-toxic.


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:

Event Series Story Time

Story Time

Tilton Library 75 North Main Street, South Deerfield, MA, United States

All ages & abilities welcome!  Drop in the children's room for a relaxed story hour, listen to books, play, make crafts, and visit our bearded dragon!

Event Series J-lo Visit

J-lo Visit

Tilton Library 75 North Main Street, South Deerfield, MA, United States

J-lo is a trained therapy dog. Stop by  the Tilton Library’s children’s room to read her a story or just give her some love!