May is National Bike Month, so get out on your bicycle! Post a picture of your ride to the Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day’s Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter pages with the hashtag #voorheesvillebikes.

Your first submission will win your family a prize bag at the library, while supplies last. For every 100 posts, the VFBD will donate one bicycle to the library’s “Library of Things.” The VFBD is sponsored by the Village of Voorheesville, the Voorheesville Community and School Foundation, and the Voorheesville Public Library.

Budget mailing

The Community Message which includes our 2021-22 budget should be reaching your mailboxes soon. If you did not receive one, and would like one mailed to you, please contact the Library at 518-765-2791. 
The 2021-22 budget was developed without increasing your library taxes and was approved by our board of trustees on March 6, 2021.

For this reason, a public vote on the budget is not required and will not appear on the 2021 ballot. The library’s budget is under the tax cap by $54,868.

Maker Monday

for grown-ups

Join the Maker Club for grown-ups and pick up one project kit each month. Take home your project and enjoy some unplugged creativity time. Common household supplies not included. Please register every month for this fun and relaxing program. Pick up kits at your convenience.

Financial workshop

for women

Join Marisa Rothstein, JD, CFP, AEP, financial advisor on Thursday, May 27, at noon for this Zoom presentation. Women face unique financial challenges and goals. Join us as we explore some of these unique considerations and share strategies for potentially prioritizing your own goals and optimizing your resources to reduce stress and protect yourself and your family. Bring your questions. Please register.

To register for a virtual library program, please access our event calendar at www.voorpl.org, or call 518-765-2791.

Book talk

These are our May book discussion dates:

— Books & Beyond – Wednesday, May 19, at 11 a.m.: “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Talk and Taste Cookbook Club – Thursday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m.: “Any Cookbook” by “Vegan” Author Nava Atlas; and

— Middle School Book Club (grades 6-8) – Wednesday, May 26, at 4 p.m.: “Roll with It” by Jamie Sumner.

Please register online each month to receive the private meeting link for any of these virtual book discussions. Limited copies of the book are available for $5, compliments of the Friends of the Library. Library copies will also be available for checkout and downloadable ebook and audiobook versions are on Overdrive.

Creativity Lab

Beginning at 11 a.m., Friday, May 14, students in grades 4 through 8 can pick up supplies to make a couple of quick, rainy-day crafts.  Please register online.

Holiday hours

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 28, and will open again on Tuesday, June 1.

Browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday through Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791 Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

“Daisy Jones & the Six,” a novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and its beautiful lead singer, is being discussed by two different book clubs at theVoorheesville Public Library.

The Community Message, which includes our 2021-22 budget, should be reaching your mailboxes soon. If you did not receive one, and would like one mailed to you, please contact the library. 

The 2021-22 budget was developed without increasing your library taxes and was approved by our board of trustees on March 6. For this reason, a public vote on the budget is not required and will not appear on the 2021 ballot. The library’s budget is under the tax cap by $54,868.

Teen Advisory

Group Meeting

Students in grades 6 and up can earn community service credit when they register for and join the TAG meeting on Monday, May 10, at 4 p.m. Find out what volunteer opportunities are available at the Library this summer, to earn more community service credit.

Women’s financial workshop

Join Marisa Rothstein, financial advisor on Thursday, May 27 at noon for this unique zoom presentation. Women face unique financial challenges and goals. Join us as we explore some of these unique considerations and share strategies for potentially prioritizing your own goals and optimizing your resources to reduce stress and protect yourself and your family. Bring your questions Please register.

Book talk

These are the library’s book discussion dates for May:

— Books & Beyond – Wednesday, May 19 at 11 a.m.: “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Fiction Book Discussion – Wednesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.: “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Nonfiction Book Discussion – Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m.: “Becoming” by Michelle Obama;

— Talk and Taste Cookbook Club – Thursday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m.: “Any Cookbook” by “Vegan” author Nava Atlas; and

— Middle School Book Club (grades 6-8) – Wednesday, May 26, at 4p.m.: “Roll with It” by Jamie Sumner.

Please register online each month to receive the private meeting link for any of these virtual book discussions. Limited copies of the book are available for $5, compliments of the Friends of the Library. Library copies will also be available for checkout and downloadable ebook and audiobook versions are on Overdrive.

Tweens Creativity Lab

Beginning at 11 a.m., Friday, May 14, students in grades 4 through 8 can pick up supplies to make a couple of quick, rainy-day crafts.  Please register online.

Family Bicycling Challenge

May is National Bike Month, so get out on your bicycle! Post a picture of your ride to the Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day’s Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter pages with the hashtag #voorheesvillebikes.

Your first submission will win your family a prize bag at the Library, while supplies last. For every 100 posts, the VFBD will donate one bicycle to the Library’s “Library of Things”. The VFBD is sponsored by the Village of Voorheesville, the Voorheesville Community & School Foundation, and the Voorheesville Public Library.

Browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday-Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.,  518-765-2791 to schedule your appointment.

 

“Daisy Jones & the Six,” a novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group and its beautiful lead singer, is being discussed by two different book clubs at theVoorheesville Public Library.

Grab your latest craft project, and join fellow crafters at the Voorheesville Public Library as we gather for casual crafting conversation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20. Please register for the link.

To register for any virtual library program, please access our event calendar at www.voorpl.org, or call 518-765-2791.

Book talk

These are our book discussion dates for the month of May:

— Books & Beyond – Wednesday, May 19 at 11am: “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Fiction Book Discussion – Wednesday, May 5 at 7pm: “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Nonfiction Book Discussion – Monday, May 10 at 7pm: “Becoming” by Michelle Obama;

— Talk and Taste Cookbook Club – Thursday, May 27 at 6:30pm: “Any Cookbook” by “Vegan” author Nava Atlas; and

— Middle School Book Club (grades 6-8) – Wednesday, May 26, at 4pm: “Roll with It” by Jamie Sumner.

Please register online each month to receive the private meeting link for any of these virtual book discussions. Limited copies of the book are available for $5, compliments of the Friends of the Library. Library copies will also be available for checkout and downloadable ebook and audiobook versions are on Overdrive.

Creativity Lab

for Tweens

Beginning at 11 a.m., Friday, May 14, students in grades 4 through 8 can pick up supplies to make a couple of quick, rainy-day crafts – a Frog Prince notecard holder, and Shrinky Dink monograms.  Please register online.

Financial

Workshop for Women

Join Marisa Rothstein, financial advisor on Thursday, May 27 at noon for this unique zoom presentation. Women face unique financial challenges and goals. Join us as we explore some of these unique considerations and share strategies for potentially prioritizing your own goals and optimizing your resources to reduce stress and protect yourself and your family. Bring your questions Please register.

Historic Voorheesville

Walking Tour

Celebrate Voorheesville's fascinating past with village history guide, Dennis Ulion. This 1.5-hour walking tour will begin at St. Matthew's Church at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 14, and take us to various locations throughout the Village. Registration is required, and limited to 10 people. Attendees must follow all current COVID safety guidelines.

Mailchimp

Join trainer Nate Heyer on Thursday, April 29 at 7p.m. to learn how to use Mailchimp for Email Marketing! This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Please register online, using links on the library calendar. This class is provided by the Upper Hudson Library System.

 Preschool story time

No registration is needed, and the video link will be available on the Library website and social media sites, to view at your convenience. Families of preschoolers can pick up a free take & make bag at the library each week, from Tuesday-Saturday.

The bag will include the storyt-ime thematic art activity of the week. Check out some of these storytime themes:

— Bikes! Available beginning May 4;

— Planting Time! Available beginning May 11; and

— Super Silly! Available May 18.

Browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday through Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791 Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

A financial workshop for women will be presented by Marisa Rothstein, JD, CFP, AEP, financial advisor on Thursday, on May 27 at noon via Zoom. Women face unique financial challenges and goals.

Join us as we explore some of these considerations and share strategies for potentially prioritizing your own goals and optimizing your resources to reduce stress and protect yourself and your family. Bring your questions. Please register.

Historic Voorheesville

Walking Tour

Celebrate Voorheesville's fascinating past with village history guide, Dennis Ulion. This 1.5-hour walking tour will begin at St. Matthew’s Church at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 14, and take us to various locations throughout the Village. Registration is required, and limited to 10 people. Attendees must follow all current COVID safety guidelines.

Social Security

Join Marisa Rothstein, JD, CFP, AEP on Friday, April 23, at noon for this virtual presentation about Social Security. Changes in the workplace and retirement savings have made it more important than ever to make informed decisions about Social Security. By sharing tools and resources, we will show participants how to get the answers they need to make more confident decisions about their Social Security benefits and their financial security in retirement. Please register online for the Zoom link.

Mailchimp

Join trainer Nate Heyer on Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m. to learn how to use Mailchimp for Email Marketing! This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Please register online, using links on the library calendar. This class is provided by the Upper Hudson Library System.

Preschool story time

No registration is needed, and the video link will be available on the Library website and social media sites, to view at your convenience. Families of preschoolers can pick up a free take & make bag at the library each week, from Tuesday-Saturday. The bag will include the storytime thematic art activity of the week.

Check out some of these storytime themes:

— Bikes! Available beginning May 4;

— Planting Time! Available beginning May 11; and

— Super Silly! Available May 18.

Book talk

These are our May book discussion dates:

— Books & Beyond – Wednesday, May 19 at 11 a.m.: “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Fiction Book Discussion – Wednesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.: “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Nonfiction Book Discussion – Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m.: “Becoming” by Michelle Obama;

— Talk and Taste Cookbook Club – Thursday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m.: “Any Cookbook” by Vegan Author Nava Atlas; and

— Middle School Book Club (grades 6-8) – Wednesday, May 26, at 4 p.m.: “Roll with It” by Jamie Sumner.

Please register online each month to receive the private meeting link for any of these virtual book discussions. Limited copies of the book are available for $5, compliments of the Friends of the Library. Library copies will also be available for checkout and downloadable ebook and audiobook versions are on Overdrive.

Browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday throughFriday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791 Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to  4p.m. to schedule your appointment.

To register for a virtual library program, please access our event calendar at www.voorpl.org, or call 518-765-2791.

Music and Movement

Come join Ms. Lisa’s Musik on Saturday, April 17 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. “All Through the Town” will take us on a musical journey to celebrate spring with a morning of song and dance themed around the wonders of the season. Please register children ages 18 months to 5 years, with a caregiver. 

When to claim

Social Security

Join Marisa Rothstein, JD, CFP, AEP on Friday, April 23, at noon for this virtual presentation about Social Security. Changes in the workplace and retirement savings over the last two decades have made it more important than ever to understand and make informed decisions about Social Security.

By sharing tools and resources, we will show participants how to get the clear answers they need to make better and more confident decisions about their Social Security benefits and ultimately, their financial security in retirement. Please register online for the Zoom link.

Craft and Chat

Hello crafters! Grab your latest craft project, and join fellow crafters at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, as we gather virtually for casual conversation about what we are working on and anything else that strikes our fancy. Register to receive the Zoom link. 

Email marketing

Join trainer Nate Heyer on Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. to learn how to use Mailchimp for Email Marketing! This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Please register online, using links on the library calendar. This class is provided by the Upper Hudson Library System.

 Virtual story time

No registration is needed, and the video link will be available on the Library website and social media sites, to view at your convenience. Families of preschoolers can pick up a free take & make bag at the library each week, from Tuesday-Saturday.

The bag will include the storytime thematic art activity of the week. Check out some of these storytime themes:

— Spring has Sprung! Available April 20;

— Bikes! Available beginning May 4;

— Planting Time! Available beginning May 11; and

— Super Silly! Available May 18.

Book talk

May book discussion dates are:

— Books and Beyond: Wednesday, May 19 at 11 a.m.: “Daisy Jones and the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Fiction Book Discussion: Wednesday, May 5 at 7 p.m.: “Daisy Jones and the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid;

— Nonfiction Book Discussion: Monday, May 10 at 7 p.m.: “Becoming” by Michelle Obama;

— Talk and Taste Cookbook Club: Thursday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m.: “Any Cookbook” by “Vegan” author Nava Atlas; and

— Middle School Book Club (grades 6 through 8): Wednesday, May 26, at 4 p.m.: “Roll with it” by Jamie Sumner.

Please register online each month to receive the private meeting link for any of these virtual book discussions. Limited copies of the book are available for $5, compliments of the Friends of the Library. Library copies will also be available for checkout and downloadable ebook and audiobook versions are on Overdrive. 

Browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday-Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791. Monday through Friday, 11a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking, and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. To learn the 10 warning signs for dementia, join the Alzheimer’s Association for a free one-hour Zoom program at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 15. Call Sierra at 518-675-7212 or register at alz.org/crf and click on programs & events. 

Facebook pages

for businesses

Join trainer Nate Heyer on Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. to learn how to use Facebook for Business! Learn how to create a free online presence for your business, nonprofit, or organization. This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. To register, please use the link on the Library calendar. This class is provided by the Upper Hudson Library System, and is intended for persons with intermediate skills.

Music and Movement

Come join Ms. Lisa’s Musik on Saturday, April 17, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. “All Through the Town” will take us on a musical journey to celebrate spring with a morning of song and dance themed around the wonders of the season. Please register children ages 18 months to 5 years, with a caregiver. 

Career Cruising

From career exploration to educational options to searching for jobs, Career Cruising is a comprehensive resource that empowers you to unlock your potential. Join us online Tuesday, April 13, at noon, for an overview of Career Cruising, where you’ll learn how to make assessments that identify career matches based on interests and skills; use our resources and tools to build your resume; get in-depth information on hundreds of occupations. Register online to receive your virtual link.

Social Security

Join Marisa Rothstein, JD, CFP, AEP on Friday, April 23, at noon for this virtual presentation about Social Security. Changes in the workplace and retirement savings over the last two decades have made it more important than ever to understand and make informed decisions about Social Security. By sharing tools and resources, we will show participants how to get the clear answers they need to make better and more confident decisions about their Social Security benefits and ultimately, their financial security in retirement. Please register online for the Zoom link.

Craft and Chat

Hello crafters! Grab your latest craft project, and join fellow crafters at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, as we gather virtually for casual conversation about what we are working on and anything else that strikes our fancy. Register to receive the Zoom link. 

Virtual

story time

Please remember that no registration is needed for our virtual preschool story time. The video link will be available online, to view at your convenience. Families of preschoolers can pick up a free take-and-make bag at the library each week, from Tuesday-Saturday. The bag will include the storytime thematic art activity for that week. 

In-house browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday through Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791 Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

Come join Lisa Russo’s Musik on Saturday, April 17, from 10 to 10:30 a.m. “All Through the Town” will take us on a musical journey to celebrate spring with a morning of song and dance themed around the wonders of the season. Please register; the program is for children ages 18 months to 5 years, with a caregiver. 

Career cruising

From career exploration to educational options to searching for jobs, Career Cruising is a comprehensive resource that empowers you to unlock your potential. Join us online Tuesday, April 13, at noon, for an overview of Career Cruising, where you’ll learn how to make assessments that identify career matches based on interests and skills; use our resources and tools to build your resume; get in-depth information on hundreds of occupations. Register online to receive your virtual link.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Voorheesville Public Library encourage you to share your creativity, your organizational skills, and leadership to help us stay relevant, vibrant, and refreshed. Our meetings are open to members - come introduce yourself and see who we are and what we do! Email for a Go-to-Meeting link for our next meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m., Monday, April 5. We look forward to meeting you!

Crime lab science

Students in grades 5 thru 8 can learn about forensic science and how evolving technology helps scientists and detectives discover the truth about mysterious criminal cases. Students will participate in a mock investigation where they identify the main types of fingerprints, explore the science of chromatography, learn about DNA and how to extract it, and use all of the evidence to identify the culprit. This online class will be conducted by MiSci educators, from 2 to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 8. Please register to get the Zoom meeting link.

When to claim

Social Security

Join Marisa Rothstein, JD, CFP, AEP on Friday, April 23, at noon for this presentation about Social Security. Changes in the workplace and retirement savings over the last two decades have made it more important than ever to understand and make informed decisions about Social Security.

By sharing tools and resources, we will show participants how to get the clear answers they need to make better and more confident decisions about their Social Security benefits and ultimately, their financial security in retirement. Please register online for the Zoom link.

Craft and Chat

Hello crafters! Grab your latest craft project, and join fellow crafters at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, as we gather virtually for casual conversation about what we are working on and anything else that strikes our fancy. Register to receive the Zoom link. 

In-house browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday through Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791 Monday through Friday from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

The Friends of the Voorheesville Public Library encourage you to share your creativity, your organizational skills, and your leadership to help us stay relevant, vibrant, and refreshed. Our meetings are open to members — come introduce yourself and see who we are and what we do!

Email for a Go-to-Meeting link for our next meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, April 5. We look forward to meeting you

Engineer with MiSci

Students in grades K thru 2 can learn about the science of engineering through an engaging story and hands-on engineering project from the wonderful educators at the Museum of Science and Technology. From 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, children will learn how to build their own flying machine and get to test and improve its performance.

Please register for this program online, or by phone. Registrants will be notified when supplies will be available for pick up and the Zoom link will be emailed before the class. 

Maker Mondays

for Grown-Ups

Register online, and pick up a new project kit every month. These are simple, no prior skills needed projects, that will help you relax and enjoy being creative. It’s a great way to unplug from the chaos that is our everyday life. 

Crime Lab Science

Students in grades 5 through 8 can learn about forensic science and how evolving technology helps scientists and detectives discover the truth about mysterious criminal cases., students will participate in a mock investigation where they identify the main types of fingerprints, explore the science of chromatography, learn about DNA and how to extract it, and use all of the evidence to identify the culprit.

This online class will be conducted by MiSci educators, from 2 to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 8. Please register to get the Zoom meeting link.

10 Warning Signs

of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. The Alzheimer’s Association developed the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s education program to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others. The program will be held virtually via zoom on Thursday, April 15 at 1 p.m. Call Sierra at 518-675-7212 or go to alz.org/crf and click on Programs & Events to register.

Virtual story time

No registration is needed, and the video link will be available on the Library website and social media sites, to view at your convenience. Families of preschoolers can pick up a free take-and-make bag at the library each week, from Tuesday through Saturday.

The bag will include the storytime thematic art activity of the week. Check out some of these storytime themes:

— Spot and Dots, available beginning April 6; and

— Horsin’ Around, available beginning April 13.

In-house browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday through Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

To register for a virtual program, please access our event calendar at www.voorpl.org, or call 518-765-2791.

These are our April book talks:

— Fiction Book Discussion: “Lies in White Dresses” by Sofia Grant, Wednesday, April 7, at 7 p.m.;

— Tween Book Bunch: “From the Desk of Zoe Washington” by Janae Marks, Thursday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m.;

— Teen BookFlix Club: “Shadow and Bone” by Leigh Bardugo, Friday, April 9, at 2 p.m.;

— Nonfiction Book Discussion: “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari, Monday, April 12, at 7 p.m.;

— Books & Beyond: “Lies in White Dresses” by Sofia Grant, Wednesday, April 21, at 11 a.m.; and

— Middle School Book Club: “Wishtree” by Katherine Applegate, Wednesday, April 28, at 4 p.m.

Please register online each month to receive the private meeting link for any of these virtual book discussions. Limited copies of the book are available, compliments of the Friends of the Library. Library copies will also be available for checkout and downloadable ebook and audiobook versions are on Overdrive. 

Candy Dioramas

Students in grades 5 thru 9 are invited to create a favorite book scene, using Peeps. You can pick up a small bag of mixed candy from the library after 11 a.m., Friday, March 19. That will get you started as you add more supplies from your own pantry.

Build a backdrop from recycled cardboard, use small toys as props, and get out the art supplies to bring your book scene to life! Email us a photo of your creation to be entered into our virtual exhibit in April. 

Maker Mondays

for Grown-Ups

Register online, and pick up a new project kit every month. These are simple, no prior skills needed projects, that will help you relax and enjoy being creative. It’s a great way to unplug from the chaos that is our everyday life. 

Virtual Preschool

Story Time

No registration is needed, and the video link will be available on the library website and social media sites, to view at your convenience. Families of preschoolers can pick up a free take & make bag at the library each week, from Tuesday-Saturday.

The bag will include the storytime thematic art activity of the week. Check out some of these story-time themes:

— Spot & Dots, Available beginning March 6; and

— Horsin’ Around, Available beginning March 13.

Trustee opening

Nominating petitions are available for the position of Trustee for the Voorheesville Public Library Board. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 18, and the candidate elected will serve a five-year term, beginning July 1..

Petitions may be obtained in the library and must be returned by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 19, with a minimum of 25 signatures. Candidates must be a qualified voter of the Voorheesville Central School District. Please consider applying.

In-house browsing

A limited number of appointments are available Monday to Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791 Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment

Nominating petitions are available for the position of trustee for the Voorheesville Public Library Board. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 18, and the candidate elected will serve a five-year term, beginning July 1, 2021. 

Petitions may be obtained in the library and must be returned by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 19, with a minimum of 25 signatures. Candidates must be a qualified voter of the Voorheesville Central School District. Please consider applying.

Candy dioramas

Students in grades 5 thru 9 are invited to create a favorite book scene, using Peeps. You can pick up a small bag of mixed candy from the library after 11 a.m., Friday, March 19. That will get you started as you add more supplies from your own pantry. Build a backdrop from recycled cardboard, use small toys as props, and get out the art supplies to bring your book scene to life! Email us a photo of your creation to be entered into our virtual exhibit in April. 

Adult Craft and Chat 

Grab your latest craft project and join fellow crafters at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 18, for some casual conversation about our latest projects, or anything else that might pop up. Register online to receive the Zoom link.

Teens Care

Community Service

Teens needing community service time are invited to watch Amanda, of Clear Star Studios, to learn how to crochet a reusable cotton dishcloth to use at home. Supply pick-up starts on March 12 at  11a.m., watch the video-recorded tutorial link when you choose. Two hours of community service will be earned for following the lesson and crocheting one reusable dishcloth. Earn more time as you crochet extras to donate to the food pantry. Please register online to receive the tutorial link.

Virtual Preschool

Story Time

No registration is needed, and the video link will be available on the Library website and social media sites, to view at your convenience. Families of preschoolers can pick up a free take & make bag at the library each week, from Tuesday-Saturday. The bag will include the storytime thematic art activity of the week.

Check out some of these storytime themes:

— How Are You Feeling? Available beginning March 16;

— Spot & Dots – Available beginning April 6; and

— Horsin’ Around – Available beginning April 13.

Elementary School

Take and Make

Students in grades K thru 4 are invited to join Miss Lisa for a play with, and then eat, your food program. Miss Lisa will post a short video to get you going on this project, which will be available virtually starting 11 a.m., March 15. When you’re finished making your funny face food, be sure to send us a picture before you dig in!

Browse

A limited number of appointments are available Monday through Friday to browse for and check out materials. Please call 518-765-2791 Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to schedule your appointment.

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