July 27th – August 2nd

Computer appointments are back at Sunderland Public Library! You need to wear a face mask and make the appointment in advance, and computer equipment will be sanitized after each use. Contact them at 413-665-2642 or at director@sunderlandpubliclibrary.org to make your appointment. It’s open Mondays 2PM – 4PM, Wednesdays 5PM – 7PM, and Saturdays 2PM – 4PM.

Read More July 27th – August 2nd

May 18th – May 24th

Hello! It is us again, your friendly neighborhood a newsletter! On Monday May 18th at 7PM – 8PM Forbes Library is going to have a Virtual Great Books Discussion about Sense and Sensibility! Which is a Jane Austen book that has had like 40 movies adapted from it and is Great. The Great Books discussion […]

Read More May 18th – May 24th

April 27th – May 3rd

Local libraries have a cool new thing for you to spend some time on! “A People’s History of the COVID-19 Pandemic” projects are happening at both Forbes Library and Sunderland Public Library. We are living in interesting times. History is in the making. Future generations will want to know what life was like during this […]

Read More April 27th – May 3rd

February 3rd – 9th

Oh! And definitely take the chance to head to Amherst Cinema this week and see the new Color out of Space movie starring Nicolas Cage, we’ve heard nothing but interesting things about it. Nic Cage and cosmic horror, what’s not to like?

Read More February 3rd – 9th

March 27th – April 2nd

The Valley Nerd Watch! So despite the fact that we repeatedly forget to mention it because we’re not on Facebook all THAT often we’re huge fans of Brass Cat Game Night! The Brass Cat is a nice as heck bar, particularly when it’s got that patio area open in the summer, and more importantly Justin […]

Read More March 27th – April 2nd

December 19th – December 25th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Have an extremely good holiday season this year! Bring good cheer to other folks, it’s a good time to make sure that other people are doing okay and that they have what they need. Lots of gift-giving holiday times does sometimes mean a bunch of stress, though! Take care of yourselves. […]

Read More December 19th – December 25th

November 9th – November 15th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Welcome to a slightly late and slightly small Nerd Watch! We’re heading toward that most American of Holidays: Canadian Thanksgiving The Sequel, which we hope you all have a good time celebrating. Definitely let us know if you’re writing for NaNoWriMo, or if you’ve read anything interesting for NaShoStoReMo, which sounds […]

Read More November 9th – November 15th

October 12th – October 18th

The Valley Nerd Watch! First of all, some sad local news. In case you were not aware, the Platinum Pony experienced a very intense fire last Monday night. No one was injured, as it took place after the close of business. Because of the damage, the Platinum Pony will be closed until former notice. If […]

Read More October 12th – October 18th

October 5th – October 11th

The Valley Nerd Watch! We’ve had an excellent week, everyone! Thank you for being happy for us. So first of all, hey Star Wars and/or miniatures fans: have you tried Star Wars Armada? It’s a miniatures game and it’s a heck of a fun time. Basically the fun part of it is the fact that […]

Read More October 5th – October 11th

August 24th – August 30th

The Valley Nerd Watch! Remember, if you don’t see your favorite local shop in the Valley Nerd Watch newsletter there are a couple possible ways forward. First, alert us to the absence! Via Twitter, Facebook, or just plain-old reliable email. We’re only [?] people, and can’t find every neat local place on our own! That’s […]

Read More August 24th – August 30th