Friends COLLECTION Day for Book Sale

The Friends of Tilton Library will be COLLECTING gently used RECENT books on April 29 & May 6, 10am-12pm at the Tilton Library. We are looking for RECENT fiction, kids books, history, and biographies. All books 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 May 13, 9-12.   Clean out your book shelves and help the Friends raise money for library programs!

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 prepared to be messy and creative!   Open to all ages - kids, teens, adults.

MINDFUL MONDAYS: Sign-up Required

Registration is required. Stop by the library, call 413-665-4683, or send an email to 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..  

Plant Sale – Bare Roots Only

PLANT SALE* It's that time of year! *Bring your divided perennials - BARE ROOTS ONLY, NO SOIL -  to the back of the library on May 11-12th. We thank you for your donations. All sales go to the Tilton Fund.

Book Sale

The Friends of Tilton Library are holding a Book Sale. Come browse excellent contemporary fiction, history, biographies, children's books, and young adult books! Out front of the library from 9am - 12pm. $5.00 for a bag of books from 11:30-12!

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 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.

Updated Design: Forum at Town Hall

Save the date! Join the Tilton Library Building Committee, Board of Library Trustees, Library Director, Architect and Project Manager for the public forum where the Deerfield community can see the unveiling of the revised Building Expansion design, ask questions, and give feedback. This forum will take place at Town Hall in South Deerfield on May 16 at 6pm- we look forward to seeing you there!

David Sibley at Tree House: A Library Benefit

TICKETS ON SALE NOW: The Tilton Fund invites you to join us for an evening with Deerfield's own award-winning, nationally acclaimed author and illustrator of Sibley Guide to Birds, and What It's Like to be a Bird, at Treehouse Brewing's state of the art theater. Bring your birding questions! Have dinner and drinks before the talk inside the Tree House taproom. Ticket options include the addition of a beer ticket and a copy of the author's latest book. TICKETS ON SALE NOW: A benefit for the Tilton Library Expansion Project. For more information call 413-665-4683

Event Series Outdoor Knit & Crafts Circle

Outdoor Knit & Crafts Circle

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

Knit & Crafts Circle is hosted by Sheep & Shawl (Liz Sorenson) at Tilton Library, South Deerfield. No registration required. Come one, come all! This is a social knit & crafts circle in the library’s backyard in the breezy shade of two big trees. A bathroom is available. You must bring your own chair, snacks, water, sunhat, sunglasses, crafts of your choosing – knitting, crochet, spinning, rug-hooking, mending, any portable craft …. If you need a table to work on (instead of your lap) there are several picnic tables. You may want to bring a plastic bag or tablecloth to keep your items clean on the table. If we get a rainy day, we will be inside! Email with any questions.