Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Voorheesville Public Library for an extraordinary performance.

Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Top readers and grand-prize winners of the Summer Reading Program will be announced and prizes awarded.

People of all ages are welcome. No registration is required.

Kindergarten readiness

Children entering kindergarten, and their parents, are invited to join us on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 p.m., for a fun-filled and educational evening where the soon-to-be-kindergarteners can hone their kindergarten-readiness skills at activity/learning centers. Let’s celebrate this important and exciting milestone! Please register.

Oreo Challenge

Do you have what it — tastes? Join us on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. for an hour-long taste test.

You will participate in a blind taste test challenge by sampling a variety of Oreo cookie flavors, then vie for the coveted title of “Oreo Cookie Flavor Champ” by guessing what the flavors are. The one who gets the most answers correct wins! We will also rate the seasonal offerings to declare a “Best in Show.”

For a proper “cleansing of the palette” between tastes, milk and water will be supplied. Please register.

Encore! Books

Encore! Books hours are Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 to 7 p.m. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email the FOL at . The fall book sale date is Sept. 20 to 22.

Holiday

In Observance of Labor Day, the library will be closed from Saturday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 2. Regular hours will resume at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 3.

Second Sunday Film

Join us at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8. This month, “An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within." 2015 1h 57m (IMDB). Light refreshments will be served. No registration required.

Philosophers’ Group

People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers. Very casual. No homework! Drop in or call for information. Meets at 7 p.m., third Thursday of the month.

Meet and Greet

The Library Board of Trustees would like to invite you to join them at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 23 for a BBQ and 7 p.m. Board Meeting. If you have never attended a library board meeting, this would be a great time to check it out.

The Friends of the Library will be providing hamburgers and hot dogs, along with beverages. 

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You can register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791 or using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

Build memories and celebrate your accomplishments in the “One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten” program at the Voorheesville Public Library with stories, songs, dance, parachute play, and bubbles!

Preschoolers and their families are invited to join Miss Amy and Miss Gail at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, for a party for the whole family! Please register.

Upcycled bird feeders

Teens and adults are welcome to join us on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6:30 p.m., to use your creativity and imagination to recycle/upcycle all manner of plastic bottles.

We will be creating bird feeders for use in your garden, or outside your kitchen window, or wherever you would like to hang it.  All materials will be provided. Please register.

Magic finale

Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, for an extraordinary performance. Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time.

Top readers and grand-prize winners of the Summer Reading Program will be announced and prizes awarded. All ages welcome. No registration is required.

Kindergarten readiness

Children entering kindergarten, and their parents, are invited to join us on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 6:30pm, for a fun-filled and educational evening where the soon-to-be-kindergarteners can hone their kindergarten-readiness skills at activity/learning centers. Let’s celebrate this important and exciting milestone! Please register.

Oreo Taste-Test Challenge

Do you have what it — tastes? Join us on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. for an hour-long taste test. You will participate in a blind taste test challenge by sampling a variety of Oreo cookie flavors, then vie for the coveted title of "Oreo Cookie Flavor Champ" by guessing what the flavors are.

The one who gets the most answers correct wins! We will also rate the seasonal offerings to declare a “Best in Show.” For a proper “cleansing of the palette” between tastes, milk and water will be supplied. Please register.

Encore! Books

Encore! Books hours are Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 to 7 p.m. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email the FOL at . The fall book sale date is Sept. 20 to 22.

Philosophers Group

People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation lead. Always seeking talkers.Very casual. No homework! Drop in or call for information. Meets at 7 p.m., third Thursday of the month.

Free passes

Looking for something fun and different that you can take the whole family for free? Look no further than your local library. We have many free passes to area galleries and museums. Check out our website or stop by to see what is available. 

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs.

You may register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791, or by using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.3.0

We’ve got LEGO bricks for all ages and stages, toddlers to tweens, everyone is welcome to drop in from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, and enjoy building together. You can also program the Ozobots or Mindstorms robots, and build inventions with the littleBits.No registration necessary.

Mug & Muffin Social

As our first Adult Summer Reading BINGO ends, please stop by from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, to discuss your summer adventures. Just bring a mug to fill with a warm or cold beverage and enjoy a muffin provided by the Friends of the Library. Bring your weekly log and notes to reflect back on adventures. 

Dance Around the World:

Traditional and Multicultural Dancing and Music

Adults and children in grades 2 and up are invited to kick up your heels to live fiddle music by Tamarack with caller Paul Rosenberg. Enjoy a tradition of community dancing and music handed down from generations at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5. The Homespun Community Dancers will get everyone involved, especially those who have not danced before. Participants will have fun with the easy-to-learn American barn dance favorites: circles, squares, contras, as well as folk dances from around the world, including Ireland, The Netherlands, Russia, Polynesia, Israel, Latin America, France, Scandinavia, China and Africa. The toe-tapping tunes consist of reels, jigs, polkas, hornpipes and waltzes. Instruments include fiddle, banjo, flute, penny whistle, clarinet, guitar, recorder, and percussion. While participation in the dancing is encouraged, it's also fun to just watch and listen. Please register.

Breakout Room for Teens

A malevolent AI has taken over your space station and is threatening to destroy it! A crack team of teens (grades 7 and up) is needed to locate the password that will override the AI and let the astronauts take back control of the station before it's too late. Join the team from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and try to solve the devious puzzles this AI has constructed to protect the password! Please register.

1KBBK Celebration

Build memories and celebrate your accomplishments in the “One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten” program with stories, songs, dance, parachute play, and bubbles! Preschoolers and their families are invited to join Miss Amy and Miss Gail at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, for a party for the whole family! Please register.

ENCORE! Books

Encore! Books hours are Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Stop by and shop for some bargains. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email the FOL at . The fall book sale date is Sept. 20 to 22.

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You can register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791 or using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to make, bring, and share your favorite Bobby Flay recipe to the Talk & Taste Cookbook Group at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25.

Experienced foodies and beginners are welcome! Registration is required.

Concert with Jay Mankita

Jay Mankita will present a fun-filled family concert at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26. Jay’s songs are thoughtful, wonderfully crazy, and engaging. With such a variety of tempos and styles -- he’s a musical Pied Piper! For all ages. No registration required.

Out of This World Art with the Tang

Join the Tang Museum from 2 to 3:30 p.m., on Monday July 29, as we explore art works by Alma Thomas and Carrie Moyer.

We will create our own textural works inspired by their art and this year’s summer reading program theme, A Universe of Stories! Materials provided include specialty papers, felt, and metallic markers! Grades 1 to 6, please register.

Bricks, Bits, and Bots

We’ve got Lego bricks for all ages and stages, toddlers to tweens; everyone is welcome to drop in from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, and enjoy building together.

You can also program the Ozobots or Mindstorms robots, and build inventions with the littleBits. No registration necessary.

Mug & Muffin Social

As our first Adult Summer Reading Bingo ends, please stop by from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, to discuss your summer adventures. Just bring a mug to fill with a warm or cold beverage and enjoy a muffin provided by the Friends of the Library.

Bring your weekly log and notes to reflect back on adventures. 

Dance Around the World

Adults and children in grades 2 and up are invited to kick up your heels to live fiddle music by Tamarack with caller Paul Rosenberg. Enjoy a tradition of community dancing and music handed down from generations at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5.

The Homespun Community Dancers will get everyone involved, especially those who have not danced before. Participants will have fun with the easy-to-learn American barn dance favorites: circles, squares, contras, as well as folk dances from around the world, including Ireland, The Netherlands, Russia, Polynesia, Israel, Latin America, France, Scandinavia, China and Africa.

The toe-tapping tunes consist of reels, jigs, polkas, hornpipes and waltzes. Instruments include fiddle, banjo, flute, penny whistle, clarinet, guitar, recorder, and percussion. While participation in the dancing is encouraged, it's also fun to just watch and listen. Please register.

Encore! Books

Encore! Books hours are Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 to 7 p.m. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email the FOL at . The fall book sale date is Sept. 20 to 22.

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You can register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791 or by using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

On Saturday, July 20, students in grades 1 and up, with families, can experience a full-immersion walk through of our solar system.

Join us at 10 a.m. at the Voorheesville Public Library to travel into the solar system on a glow-in-the-dark path past scalar size planets with their moons. Dodge asteroids as you learn about constellations and comets too! Please register.

Bar Crawl Bakers Battle

So you think you can bake? Join our battle of the bakers at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 22, and put your best up against others. Bring your samples and leave a champion. Prizes will be awarded. Adults, and students in grades 7 and up should register.

Planting a Fall Garden

Did you know that springtime is not the only time you can plant crops? Join our Seed Library volunteers at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, to discuss what you can plant for a fall harvest and when to plant them.  We’ll also discuss any challenges you may have with your current crops. Please register.

Talk & Taste Cookbook Group

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to make, bring, and share your favorite Bobby Flay recipe to the group discussion at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 25. Experienced foodies and beginners are welcome! Registration is required.

Concert with Jay Mankita

Jay Mankita will present a fun-filled family concert at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26. Jay’s songs are thoughtful, wonderfully crazy, and engaging. With such a variety of tempos and styles — he’s a musical Pied Piper! For all ages. No registration required.

Out-of-this-world art

Join the Tang Museum from 2 to 3:30 p.m., on Monday July 29, as we explore art works by Alma Thomas and Carrie Moyer!

We will create our own textural works inspired by their art and this year’s summer reading program theme, A Universe of Stories! Materials provided include specialty papers, felt, and metallic markers! Grades 1 to 6, please register.

Bricks, Bits, and Bots

We’ve got Lego bricks for all ages and stages, toddlers to tweens, everyone is welcome to drop in from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2, and enjoy building together.

You can also program the Ozobots or Mindstorms robots, and build inventions with the littleBits. No registration necessary.

Mug & Muffin Social

As our first Adult Summer Reading BINGO ends, please stop by from 10  to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, to discuss your summer adventures. Just bring a mug to fill with a warm or cold beverage and enjoy a muffin provided by the Friends of the Library.  Bring your weekly log and notes to reflect back on adventures. 

Encore! Books

Encore! Books hours are Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email the FOL at . The fall book sale date is Sept 20 to 22.

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You can register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791 or by using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

On Tuesday, July 9, at 6:30 p.m., the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present “My Mother the Astronaut” for children and families. Aquarius’s mom is an astronaut and today is “Take your child to work day.” Aquarius can't wait to go to NASA and find out what it’s like to be in space!

Join us to learn along with Aquarius. This program is for kids in first grade and older with families. No registration required.

Writing workshop With author Jennifer Roy

Are you a budding writer? Students in grades 6 and up are invited to join award-winning author Jennifer Roy, at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, for a morning of stimulating writing exercises that will hone your writing skills in a fun, relaxed environment!

The library will be partnering with the Cole Summer Writers Institute. This program will be held at the Clayton A. Bouton High School Library. Space is very limited, so please register early.

Space Oddity Listening Party

Join fellow David Bowie fans from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of “Space Oddity.” We’ll discuss his work and listen to a selection of his music.

Book Character Week

Students in grades kindergarten through second grade are invited to join us from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in a fun-filled afternoon of shared reading and hands-on activities celebrating some of our favorite book characters.

Monday, July 15, will be “A Celebration of Pinkalicious and Peterrific,” featuring a cooking lesson with Jodie Fitz from the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club!

Wednesday, July 17, will be “A Celebration of Fly Guy,” including a Stuffed Animal Space Camp, so bring along your stuffed buddy!

Friday, July 19, will be “A Celebration of Elephant & Piggie,” two of our favorite friends. Please register separately for one, two, or all three days.

Encore! Books

Encore! Books hours are Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment.

To schedule an appointment, please email the Friends of the Library at . The fall book sale date is Sept. 20 to 22.

A Trip to the Moon

Think you or your band can compose an original score to Georges Melies’s 1902 silent film “Le Voyage Dans la Lune, which translates as “A Trip to the Moon”? Upload a video of your performance to YouTube, and send the link to reference@voorpl.org.

We’ll be featuring submissions on our website, and five winners will be invited to perform live at the library on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. Submissions will be accepted from July 20 (the 50th anniversary of the moon landing) through Sept. 20. 

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You can register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791 or by using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

In observance of Independence Day, the library will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Regular hours will resume at 9:30 a.m., on Friday, July 5.

Butterfly Conservation Program

What does it take for a caterpillar to become a beautiful butterfly? Find out at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 28 as Lynn Sprague, from Winterberry Homestead, will present an engaging educational program to answer this very question. We are excited to have a solarium at the library for 6 weeks to show the amazing progression from chrysalis, then caterpillar to butterfly. It will contain host plants and butterfly eggs, and we encourage you to return to the library regularly to view the progress of caterpillars, chrysalis hatching, and butterflies within the solarium! The butterflies will be released during the Environmental Exploration Week the beginning of August.  For ages Kindergarten through adult. Please register.

Universe of Lego

With as many bricks as there are stars in the galaxy, you will be able to create rocket ships, space stations and whole alien worlds out of LEGO! Grades 1 to 6 are invited to join us at 2 p.m., Monday, July 1. Please register.

PBS Documentary Screening

We invite you to a screening of the PBS documentary “Chasing the Moon” at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 1. This summer marks the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon with the Apollo11 mission! PBS American Experience's “Chasing the Moon” relives the journey that defined a generation. Let's commemorate this important anniversary. Light refreshments served.

3D Printing for Teens and Adults

In this introductory class, we will cover the basics of how the library’s Lulzbot Mini2 3D Printer works. Then we will start personalizing our own designs using Tinkercad, a free and easy 3D design tool. The library will print your design, and you will be able to take it home. Grades 9 and up plus adults are invited to join us at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 2. Please register.

My Mother the Astronaut

On Tuesday, July 9, at 6:30 p.m., the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present this experience for children and families. Aquarius' mom is an astronaut and today is "Take your child to work day". Aquarius can't wait to go to NASA and find out what it's like to be in space! Join us to learn along with Aquarius. Grades 1 plus with families. No registration required.

ENCORE! Books

ENCORE! Books is now open Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email the FOL at . The fall book sale date is September 20 to 22.

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You can register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791 or using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

It’s official! ENCORE! Books is now open Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. All donations will be accepted at the sheds during open hours or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please email the FOL at . The fall book sale date is Sept. 20 to 22.

Red Cross Blood Drive

The library will be hosting the American Red Cross for a community blood drive, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 25. Please consider stopping by to donate.

Adult Summer Reading Bingo

Looking for a good summer reading challenge? Have some fun and participate in the library’s Bingo for Adults. Stop by Voorheesville Public Library beginning June 24 and pick up your weekly color themed BINGO card. New challenges available each week. Once you have BINGO (5 squares across, down, or diagonally) bring your card to the library for your prize. Adult Summer Reading BINGO ends on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. with our Mug and Muffin Social. Just bring a mug and we will provide the muffins. We will discuss our summer adventures.

Jester Jim and Ice Cream Social

Help the library kick-off the 2019 Summer Reading Program (SRP) with Jester Jim and an Ice Cream Social. This event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, June 27 at The First United Methodist Church in Voorheesville. Jester Jim brings his fast-paced juggling show, filled with laugh-out-loud antics as the perfect uproarious entertainer to kick-off the “Universe of Stories” theme for this years SRP. Make your own sundaes are generously supplied by Stewart’s Shops and will be available after the show.

Butterfly Conservation Program

What does it take for a caterpillar to become a beautiful butterfly? Find out at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 28 as Lynn Sprague, from Winterberry Homestead, will present an engaging educational program to answer this very question. We are excited to have a solarium at the Library for 6 weeks to show the amazing progression from chrysalis, then caterpillar to butterfly. It will contain host plants and butterfly eggs, and we encourage you to return to the library regularly to view the progress of caterpillars, chrysalis hatching, and butterflies within the solarium! The butterflies will be released during the Environmental Exploration Week the beginning of August.  For ages Kindergarten through adult. Please register.

Chasing the Moon PBS Documentary Screening

We invite you to a screening of the PBS documentary “Chasing the Moon” at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 1. This summer marks the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon with the Apollo11 mission! PBS American Experience's “Chasing the Moon” relives the journey that defined a generation. Let's commemorate this important anniversary. Light refreshments served.

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You can register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791 or using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

Join us  at the Voorheesville Public Library for the PBS screening of “Stonewall Uprising: The Year that Changed America” at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21.

“When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, 1969, the street erupted into violent protests that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, as they came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world,” says PBS.

No registration is needed.

Locked in the Library: Throne of Glass Party

Fans of the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas are invited to enjoy book-related activities, tackle assassin tests, and share snacks from 7 to 8:30 p.m., on Friday, June 14. If you love fantasy, check out a copy of Throne of Glass, read, and join in the fun. Grades 8 and up, please register.

Jester Jim and an Ice Cream Social

Help the library kick off the 2019 Summer Reading Program with Jester Jim and an Ice Cream Social. This event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, at The First United Methodist Church in Voorheesville.

Jester Jim brings his fast-paced juggling show, filled with laugh-out-loud antics as the perfect uproarious entertainer to kick-off the “Universe of Stories” theme for this year’s SRP. Make-your-own sundaes are generously supplied by Stewart’s Shops and will be available after the show.

Caterpillar to Butterfly: Conservation Program

What does it take for a caterpillar to become a beautiful butterfly? Find out at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 28, as Lynn Sprague, from Winterberry Homestead, presents an engaging educational program to answer this very question.

We are excited to have a solarium at the library for six weeks to show the amazing progression from chrysalis, then caterpillar to butterfly. It will contain host plants and butterfly eggs, and we encourage you to return to the library regularly to view the progress of caterpillars, chrysalis hatching, and butterflies within the solarium!

The butterflies will be released during the Environmental Exploration Week the beginning of August.  This event is for or kindergarten-age kids through adults. Please register.

Universe of Lego

With as many bricks as there are stars in the galaxy, you will be able to create rocket ships, space stations, and whole alien worlds out of Lego! Kids in first through sixth grades are invited to join us at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 1. Please register.

“Chasing the Moon”

We invite you to a screening of the PBS documentary, “Chasing the Moon,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 1. This summer marks the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon with the Apollo11 mission!

PBS American Experience’s “Chasing the Moon” relives the journey that defined a generation. Let’s commemorate this important anniversary. Light refreshments served.

Register

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You may register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791, or by using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

Join us at the Voorheesville Public Library at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 7, for this two-hour introductory class where we will cover the basics of how the library’s Lulzbot Mini2 3D Printer works.

Then we will start personalizing our own designs using Tinkercad, a free and easy 3D design tool. The Library will print your design, and you will be able to take it home.

This workshop is open to everyone 13 years of age and older. Please register.

Second Sunday Film

The library, on Sunday, June 9, at 2 p.m., will screen a two-hour movie, rated PG-13, which the Internet Movie Database describes this way: “On a summer vacation in the Singapore home of a man she hopes to marry, Chinese-American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes its member’s relationship with an American girl.”

Light refreshments will be served.

Needle Felting for Beginners

Please join Alison Swanson at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, as she guides beginners in a wool needle felting project to create a cute cat. No experience is necessary, supplies will be provided — just bring your creativity! Please register.

Building your brand

Your brand is the unique image or perception someone has when thinking about you or something associated with you. The brand acts as your public image and is what distinguishes you from others.

Join us at 6:30 p.m., on Wednesday, June 12, to learn how to build your own particular brand using an elevator speech, business cards, working a room and unlocking your three Circles of Influence. You will also learn how to integrate social media into a comprehensive networking strategy.

Please register. This program is made possible by a New York State Adult Literacy Grant.

Rock painting

Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, to explore the joy of painting on rocks. This relaxing, therapeutic craft will help to ease some of your everyday stress, while allowing your creative side to flourish.

Use your artwork to decorate a garden or walkway, or make a new pet! Open to all ages, please register.

Locked in the Library:

Throne of Glass Party

Fans of the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas are invited to enjoy book-related activities, tackle assassin tests, and share snacks from 7:00 to 8:30pm, on Friday, June 14.  If you love fantasy, check out a copy of Throne of Glass, read, and join in the fun. Grades 8 and up, please register.

“Stonewall Uprising:

The Year that changed America”

Join us at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21, for the screening of this Public Broadcasting System film.

“When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City on June 28, 1969, the street erupted into violent protests that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, as they came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world,” according to PBS.

No registration is needed.

Registering

Registering for programs helps us to determine supply needs. Unless otherwise indicated, registration is requested for all programs. You may register in person, by phone at 518-765-2791, or by using our online calendar at http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

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