Altamont Library Notes for Wednesday, February 5, 2014

February’s fewer days are chock full of exciting events for the Altamont Free Library’s faithful patrons.  Read through the list and make your choices:

— A kids’ team trivia tournament is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m.  Show your smarts and have some snacks.

— It happens every year at just about this time.  It’s the Winter Bird Walk.  We’ll meet at the library at 9 a.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 19, before carpooling to Brandle Road. Dress warm and bring binoculars if you have them.  If you don’t we have some to loan.  Remember, you won’t see if you don’t look.  Come join us.

— Also on Wednesday, Feb. 19,, at 3:30 p.m., we’ll be hosting a brand new program.  It’s called Altamont Inventors. It’s open to all; school aged inventors and up. Participants will learn about local inventors and then make a creation of their own. We’ll have all sorts of materials on hand for people to use. This program is in conjunction with an exhibit in the Altamont Archives hallway curated by Marijo Dougherty and Connie Rue on display from Feb. 16 to April 6.  Please sign up for this one.

— CSI: Library Edition.  It’s on Friday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. A crime has occurred at the library. Kids 8 and up are invited to come and solve the mystery.  Let us know if you’re coming.

— Finally, the library was recently presented with a brand new coat hanger. It was designed and created by Kevin Mulligan of Guilderland Center. In keeping with our history the actual coat hooks are derived from railroad spikes. It is an impressive piece of unique furniture and we are most grateful.