The Friends offer a variety of Chicopee themed merchandise. These items are a perfect way to support the library and honor Chicopee history. Check out the items and information below. Purchase using link above or stop in at the Friends Office located in the lower level of the library 449 Front St. Chicopee.
This elegant afghan tapestry features many of Chicopee’s historical landmarks. They include City Hall, Westover Air Force Base, Szot Park Fountain, Chicopee Falls Dam, Ames Manufacturing, Bellamy House, Cabotville Industries, Public Library, Elms College & Chicopee High School. The tapestry is 100% cotton woven fabric and is washable. Use as a throw, decorative wall hanging or conversation piece.
Dimensions 4’ x 6’.
This is a beautiful color depiction of Chicopee Center with the impressive Chicopee City Hall surrounded by city landmarks. This work was painted by local artist Paul Midura a former Chicopee Comp English teacher. Dimensions 24”x 32”. Poster only unframed.
These collections of notecards are packaged in groups of 10 with envelopes. There are (2) black and white reproduction collections and (2) color reproduction collections. All include many Chicopee historical landmarks.
Collection 1: BW Collection 2: BW
Collection 1: BW Includes-Unitarian Church, RR Depot, Holy Name, Elms College Chapel, City Hall & Market Square, Starzyk Building, Old Bridge, Gaylord Manufacturing, Chicopee River Bridge, Chicopee Canal.
Collection 2: BW Includes – St. Stan’s Basilica, Willimansett RR Station, Chicopee Public Library, Old Covered Bridge, Methodist Church & Stevens Arms, Main St Chicopee Falls, Old Library, Chicopee Falls, Chicopee Falls Savings.
Collection 3: Color Collection 4 : Color
Collection 3: Color Includes- St Stan’s School, Robinson & Valentine School, ME Church, Chicopee High School, City Hall, Starzyk Building, Covered Bridge, Exchange Street, Fires Station, Chicopee Centre.
Collection 4: Color Includes- Stevens Manufacturing, Oxford Country Club, Chicopee Falls, Fisk Rubber Plant, Congregational Church, Stevens, Page Chocolates, Chicopee manufacturing, Fisk, Savings Bank.
All ornaments come in a decorative felt folder.
Included in each folder is a brief description of the ornament and its significance to Chicopee.
Each ornament varies slightly in size most are 3” x 3” made with a bronze finish.
Chicopee High School
Chicopee Comp High School
St. Stanislaus Basillica
Szot Park Fountain
These postcards are reproductions of the originals originating in the early 1900’s.
They have a Black and White or Colored finish printed on durable cardstock.
They each measure 4” x 6”.
Library Market Square
Fisk Rubber Company
Stevens Arms & Tool Company
Oxford Country Club
These sturdy green book bags featuring the logo of the Chicopee Public Library are a cooperative effort between the Friends and the Library. They can be used to carry materials to and from the library or as needed around town.
These large white ceramic mugs will hold 12 ounces of your favorite beverage.
A depiction of the Chicopee Public Library adorns this wooden plaque. The plaque measures 3” x 9”.