Looking for a gift for someone special? Stop by and shop this weekend, at the Second Annual Friends of the Library Winter Boutique on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m.

The Friends will have an array of winter-themed items to purchase as well as jewelry, fancy frames, purses and wallets. and much more. There will be a wide range of new and gently-used items for purchase.

Saturday, the Friends will also be having a bake sale. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library, which helps offset costs of events and special purchases for the Voorheesville Public Library.

Drip-painting Mason jars

Have some messy fun making drip painted mason jars. This is an exciting, kid-friendly project, and makes a great holiday craft. Learn how to make one for yourself or for a gift. Grade 7 through adult, please register now for this 6:30 p.m. program, Thursday, Dec. 12.

Make your own doodle books

Children in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join local artist and teacher, Megan Viscio, for an afternoon of creative fun on Friday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. With just a few simple supplies, we will make a cute, and useful, little sketchbook, waiting to be filled with your creative ideas. Please register. 

Bus trip to New York City

Enjoy a day (7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 14) at one of New York’s most exciting holiday destinations and support the Library at the same time.

The cost of the bus trip is $50 for FOL members; $55 for non-members. Paid reservations are accepted at the circulation desk. Payment in advance is required; no seat is reserved until payment has been received. For more details please call the library.

Artist Reception

Local artists Diane Wozniak and Adam Wozniak would like to extend a public invitation to their Artist Reception, Dec. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Diane and Adam will be displaying their work in the hall gallery during the month of December. Please be sure to stop by and meander through the gallery.

Second Sunday Film

Join us at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15, for a classic contemporary holiday film about a New York Police officer who tries to save his wife and others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

The 1998 film is rated R and runs for 2 hours and 12 minutes. Light refreshments will be served.

Trustees meet

The next board of trustees meeting will be Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. The public is always welcome!

Giving Tree

Bring hope and warmth to others! Help the Voorheesville Public Library decorate our Giving Tree with handmade or store bought mittens, scarves, hats, and socks. The library will be accepting donations from Dec. 1 through Jan. 13. All donations will be distributed to one or more local agencies that support children, families and adults who may not have the necessary winter outerwear.

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.

Students are invited to join us at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, for this seasonal classic as “a young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.” (IMDB) The movie is rated PG, and runs 99 minutes. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary, drop-ins welcome! For more information, or movie title, please call the library at 518-765-2791.

Winter Boutique

Looking for a gift for someone special? Stop by and shop at the Second Annual Friends of the Library (FOL) Winter Boutique, Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. The FOL will have an array of winter-themed items to purchase as well as jewelry, fancy frames, purses/wallets and much more. There will be a wide range of new and gently used items for purchase. Saturday, the FOL will also be having a bake sale. All proceeds benefit the FOL which helps offset costs of events and special purchases for the Voorheesville Public Library.

Drip Painting Mason Jars

Have some messy fun making drip painted mason jars. This is an exciting, kid friendly project, and makes a great holiday craft. Learn how to make one for yourself or for a gift. Grade 7 through adult, please register now for this 6:30 p.m. program, Thursday, Dec. 12.

Make Your Own Doodle Books

Children in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join local artist and teacher, Megan Viscio, for an afternoon of creative fun on Friday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. With just a few simple supplies, we will make a cute, and useful, little sketchbook, waiting to be filled with your creative ideas. Please register. 

FOL NYC Bus trip

Enjoy a day (7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 14) at one of New York’s most exciting holiday destinations and support the Library at the same time. The cost of the bus trip is $50 for FOL members; $55 for non-members. Paid reservations are accepted at the circulation desk. Payment in advance is required; no seat is reserved until payment has been received.  For more details please call the library.

Giving Tree

Bring hope and warmth to others! Help the Voorheesville Public Library decorate our Giving Tree with handmade or store bought mittens, scarves, hats, and socks. The library will be accepting donations from Dec. 1 through Jan. 13. All donations will be distributed to one or more local agencies that support children, families and adults who may not have the necessary winter out wear.

Artist Reception

Local artist Diane Wozniak, would like to extend a public invitation to her Artist Reception, Dec. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Diane will be displaying her work in the hall gallery during the month of December. Please be sure to stop by and meander through the gallery.

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.

Students are invited to join us at the Voorheesville Public Library at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, for this seasonal classic.

The Internet Movie Database describes the film like this: “A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.”

The film is rated PG, and runs for 99 minutes. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary; drop-ins are welcome! For more information, or for the movie’s title, please call the library at 518-765-2791.

Winter Boutique

Looking for a gift for someone special? Stop by and shop at the Second Annual Friends of the Library Winter Boutique, Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m.

The FOL will have an array of winter-themed items to purchase as well as jewelry, fancy frames, purses/wallets and much more. There will be a wide range of new and gently used items for purchase. Saturday, the FOL will also be having a bake sale.

All proceeds benefit the FOL which helps offset costs of events and special purchases for the Voorheesville Public Library.

Drip-painting mason jars

Have some messy fun making drip painted mason jars. This is an exciting, kid-friendly project, and makes a great holiday craft. Learn how to make one for yourself or for a gift. Grade 7 through adult, please register now for this 6:30pm program, Thursday, Dec. 12.

Make your own doodle books

Children in grades 3 through 5 are invited to join local artist and teacher, Megan Viscio, for an afternoon of creative fun on Friday, Dec. 13, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. With just a few simple supplies, we will make a cute, and useful, little sketchbook, waiting to be filled with your creative ideas. Please register. 

NYC bus trip

Enjoy a day, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Dec. 14, at one of New York’s most exciting holiday destinations and support the library at the same time. The cost of the bus trip is $50 for Friends of the Library members; $55 for non-members.

Paid reservations are accepted at the circulation desk.  Payment in advance is required; no seat is reserved until payment has been received. For more details please call the library.

Giving Tree

Bring hope and warmth to others! Help the Voorheesville Public Library decorate our Giving Tree with handmade or store bought mittens, scarves, hats, and socks.

The library will be accepting donations from Dec. 1 through Jan. 13. All donations will be distributed to one or more local agencies that support children, families and adults who may not have the necessary winter outer wear.

Artist reception

Local artist Diane Wozniak would like to extend a public invitation to her artist reception on Dec. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Diane will be displaying her work in the hall gallery during the month of December. Please be sure to stop by and meander through the gallery.

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.

Enjoy a day (7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 14) at one of New York’s most exciting holiday destinations and support the Voorheesville Public Library at the same time.

The cost of the bus trip to New York City is $50 for Friends of the Library members; $55 for non-members. Payment in advance is required; no seat is reserved until payment has been received. For more details, please call the library.

Preschool Drive-In Movies

A drive-in movie in November, how can that be? Back by popular demand, we will be revving up our engines for another fun-filled morning at 10:15 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 23!

Come and finish decorating a cardboard box car provided by the Library, then pull up to our big screen. Enjoy a short film or two while munching on popcorn! Ages 2 to 5, please register, space is limited.

Mark W. O’Brien Poetry Reading

You are invited to join us at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24, as writer/poet Mark W. O’Brien reads from his new collection, “My Childhood Appropriated.” Mark has been widely published at home and abroad.

He began his writing career at VPL in the 1980s, was a founding member of “The Every Other Thursday Night Poetry Group.” was first published in their groundbreaking anthology “Poetry Don’t Pump Gas.” and he was a finalist in the “Smith’s Tavern Poet Laureate Contest.”  Mark is an alumnus of the Blackwater International Poetry Festival (2014 and 2019.) This is his fourth poetry collection. 

Holiday hours

The library will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and will remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 29. 

Kids’ Movie Matinee

Students are invited to join us at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov, 29, for this seasonal classic. The Internet Movie Database describes the film like this: “A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.”

The film is rated PG, and runs for 99 minutes. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is necessary; drop-ins are welcome! For more information, or for the movie’s title, please call the library at 518-765-2791.

Donations requested for Winter Boutique

The Friends of the Library are looking for gently-used, attractive jewelry, purses, wallets, scarves, frames, ornaments, decorative serving dishes, winter-themed linens, coasters, and other winter-themed items.

Items that won’t be sold will be donated. Please drop off your donations on Monday through Friday, Nov. 26 to 30, during regular library hours.

Save the date: Winter Boutique

Looking for a gift for someone special? Stop by and shop at the Second Annual Friends of the Library Winter Boutique, Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m.

The FOL will have an array of winter-themed items to purchase as well as jewelry, fancy frames, purses/wallets and much more. There will be a wide range of new and gently used items for purchase. Saturday, the FOL will also be having a bake sale.

All proceeds benefit the FOL which helps offset costs of events and special purchases for the Voorheesville Public Library.

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.

Get locked in the library on Friday, Nov. 22, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., to watch “The Sun Is Also a Star,” adapted from the young-adult novel by Nicola Yoon.

Pick up a free copy of the book from the school or public library if you’d like to read it before the viewing. Dinner and snacks will be served. The movie is rated PG-13, and is for kids in grades 8 and up; please register. 

Reading Music: Anti-Rent Wars

Join us at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, as musicians Big Thunder and the Anti-Rent Ramblers perform original music to tell the story of the Anti-Rent Wars, using text from the book “Tin Horns and Calico.”

Preschool Drive-In Movies

A drive-in movie in November — how can that be? Back by popular demand, we will be revving up our engines for another fun-filled morning at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23!

Come and finish decorating a cardboard box car provided by the library, then pull up to our big screen. Enjoy a short film or two while munching on popcorn! The movie is for kids ages 2 to 5; please register as space is limited.

Mark W. O’Brien Poetry Reading

You are invited to join us at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, as writer/poet Mark W. O’Brien reads from his new collection, “My Childhood Appropriated.”

Mark has been widely published at home and abroad. He began his writing career at the Voorheesville Public Library in the 1980s, was a founding member of “The Every Other Thursday Night Poetry Group.” was first published in its groundbreaking anthology “Poetry Don’t Pump Gas,” and he was a finalist in the “Smith’s Tavern Poet Laureate Contest.”

Mark is an alumnus of the Blackwater International Poetry Festival (2014 and 2019). This is his fourth poetry collection. 

Holiday hours

The library will close at 1 p.m on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and will remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 29. 

Donations requested for Winter Boutique

The Friends of the Library are looking for gently-used, attractive jewelry, purses, wallets, scarves, frames, ornaments, decorative serving dishes, winter-themed linens, coasters and other winter-themed items. Items that won’t be sold will be donated.

Please drop off your donations on Monday through Friday, Nov. 26 to 30, during regular Library hours.

NYC bus trip

Enjoy a day (7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Dec. 14) at one of New York’s most exciting holiday destinations and support the Library at the same time. The cost of the bus trip is $50 for FOL members; $55 for non-members. Paid reservations are accepted at the circulation desk. Payment in advance is required; no seat is reserved until payment has been received.  For more details please call the library.

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.

Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to celebrate International Games Day on Friday, Nov. 8, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., at the Voorheesville Public Library.

Everything gamers love, from Switch videogames on the big screen, to Magic the Gathering, Minecraft on our server, and a variety of board games, there is something for everyone. There will be snacks! Please register.

Sign Language Story Time

Sign language belongs to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, but even hearing children can benefit from being introduced to and learning it. Librarian/Storyteller Ann Gainer will offer a fun, interactive, and educational storytime for young children and families. Children ages 2 to 6 with caregiver, please join us from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9. Please register.

Second Sunday Film

Join us at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10, for “the story of the legendary rock band Queen and the lead singer, Freddy Mercury, leading up to their famous 1985 performance at Live Aid.” Light refreshments will be served.

Bricks, Bits & Bots

Drop by on Monday, Nov. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, to program the Ozobots or build inventions with the littleBits. We’ve got LEGO® bricks for all ages and stages, toddlers to tweens, everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy building together. No registration necessary.

Pilates Mat Class

The Pilates Method is built on six principles: concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision, and breath. The movements are smooth leaving one refreshed and not exhausted. Pilates strengthens and stretches muscles with a focus on balance and core strength. Please register for this free 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9 class; no experience necessary. The instructor, Shannon McConnell, is a certified Pilates Mat instructor with the Exercise Safety Association and has been teaching classes for 10 years. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. For ages 14 to  adult. Please register.

Displays and collections

Please be sure to drop by to enjoy our November Gallery Photographs by artist Samantha Bailey. The display case will exhibit some of the wonderful items that will be for sale at the Annual Winter Boutique, December 7 and 8. Also, our December Artist, Diane Wozniak, would like to extend a public invitation for her Artist Reception, Dec. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. 

NYC bus trip

Enjoy a day (7 a.m. to 10 p.m., on  Dec. 14) at one of New York’s most exciting holiday destinations and support the library at the same time. The cost of the bus trip is $50 for FOL members; $55 for non-members.

Paid reservations are accepted at the circulation desk. Payment in advance is required; no seat is reserved until payment has been received. For more details please call the library.

Veterans Day

In observance of Veterans Day, the library will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov.11.

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.

Learn how to make your own beeswax candles!

Class at the Voorheesville Public Library will run from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. Make one for yourself and a friend. Supplies will be provided to make two candles to take home. The class is for people age 10 through adults; please register.

International Games Day

Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to celebrate International Games Day, Friday, No. 8, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., at the library. Everything gamers love, from Switch videogames on the big screen, to Magic the Gathering, Minecraft on our server, and a variety of board games, there is something for everyone. There will be snacks! Please register.

Sign Language Story Time

Sign language belongs to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, but even hearing children can benefit from being introduced to and learning it. Librarian/Storyteller Ann Gainer will offer a fun, interactive, and educational storytime for young children and families.

Children ages 2 to 6 with caregiver, please join us from 10:30 to 11:30am, Saturday, Nov. 9. Please register.

Second Sunday Film

Join us at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, for “the story of the legendary rock band Queen and the lead singer, Freddy Mercury, leading up to their famous 1985 performance at Live Aid.” Light refreshments will be served.

Bricks, Bits & Bots

Drop by on Monday, Nov. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, to program the Ozobots or build inventions with the littleBits. We’ve got LEGO® bricks for all ages and stages, toddlers to tweens, everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy building together. No registration necessary.

Beading Workshop

Homemade gifts are the best! You can learn easy beading techniques for making necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. The library provides tools and offers a variety of beads to choose from, or you are welcome to bring your own supplies and projects along.

Check out our beading books and magazines for inspiration. This program runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12. You may arrive at any time during the workshop that fits your schedule. Adults and teens ages 14 and up. Please register.

Indian cooking

Join us at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, to awaken your taste buds. Sample the flavors of chutney, curry and garam masala in traditional Indian dishes, conveniently cooked in an Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Fragrant, healthy, vegetarian dishes of rice, dahl, and vegetables will be prepared in one pot — saving time, money, and energy.

Learn how recipes can be converted for a slow cooker or a Dutch oven. We will also touch on the history of spices and cuisines from the different regions of the continent. Please register for this Cornell Cooperative program, hosted by Karen Roberts.

Veterans Day

In observance of Veterans Day, the library will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11.

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.

The whole family is welcome at a not-so-scary Halloween storytime, Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join Miss Amy and Miss Lisa for some frightfully good, not-so-spooky tales and songs. We will parade through the Library and enjoy a mini-celebration and craft befitting the holiday. Come in costume if you’d like. Ages 2 to 7 with caregiver; please register.

Candle-making

Learn how to make your own beeswax candles! Class will run from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3. Make one for yourself and a friend. Supplies provided to make two candles to take home. Age 10 through adults, please register.

International Games Day

Students in grades 6 thru 12 are invited to celebrate International Games Day, Friday, Nov. 8, from 3 to 5:30 p.m., at the library. Everything gamers love, from Switch videogames on the big screen, to Magic the Gathering, Minecraft on our server, and a variety of board games, there is something for everyone. There will be snacks! Please register.

Sign Language Story Time

Sign language belongs to the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, but even hearing children can benefit from being introduced to and learning it. Librarian/Storyteller Ann Gainer will offer a fun, interactive, and educational storytime for young children and families. Children ages 2 to 6 with caregiver, please join us from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9. Please register.

Second Sunday Film

Join us at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10 for “The story of the legendary rock band Queen and the lead singer, Freddy Mercury, leading up to their famous 1985 performance at Live Aid.” Light refreshments will be served.

Bricks, Bits & Bots

Drop by on Monday, Nov. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, to program the Ozobots or build inventions with the littleBits. We’ve got LEGO® bricks for all ages and stages, toddlers to tweens, everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy building together. No registration necessary.

Beading Workshop

Homemade gifts are the best! You can learn easy beading techniques for making necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.  The library provides tools and offers a variety of beads to choose from, or you are welcome to bring your own supplies and projects along.  Check out our beading books and magazines for inspiration. This program runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.12. You may arrive at any time during the workshop that fits your schedule. Adults and teens ages 14 and up. Please register.

Veterans Day

In observance of Veterans Day, the Library will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11.

Looking for artists and collectors

The library is always looking for new local artwork and collections. If you would like to display your work at the Library in 2020, please stop by, or call 518-765-2791 to get more information.

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

Teen Time is back! Students in grades 6 and up can take the bus to the Voorheesville Public Library after school on Friday, Oct. 18, from 3 to 5 p.m., to unwind, play games, use the laptops, or make something. Space on the bus is limited; please register.

Locked in the Library: Looking for Alaska

Students in grades 9 and up, please register and join us from 6  to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18 for the novel “Looking for Alaska” by John Green. “First drink. First prank. First friend. First love. Last words.” Get a copy, read up, and join us to discuss before the debut of the Hulu adaptation. Dinner will be served. 

Ceramic Tile Painting with Alcohol Inks

Join us from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 19 to make a unique, free-form decorative ceramic tile painting using alcohol inks. Basic application techniques will be demonstrated and different effects will be explored.

This is a fun and easy art form that does not require any artistic ability. You will be amazed at the results. Minimum age 10. Adults of all ages are welcome. All materials will be supplied, including a small easel to display your creation. It is suggested that you wear an old shirt, apron or smock. Please register.

“Le Voyage Dans La Lune”

Stop by the library from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, to hear the featured bands who composed an original score to Georges Melies’s 1902 silent film “Le Voyage Dans la Lune” (A Trip to the Moon). Light refreshments will be served.10

Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others

There are two one-hour sessions to choose from: Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m.; or Monday, Oct. 28 at 11 a.m.. Please register for either class.

Halloween Spooktacular​ Family Story Time

The whole family is welcome at a not-so-scary Halloween storytime, Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join Miss Amy and Miss Lisa for some frightfully good, not-so-spooky tales and songs.

We will parade through the library and enjoy a mini-celebration and craft befitting the holiday. Come in costume if you’d like. Ages 2 to 7 with caregiver; please register.

Candle-making

Learn how to make your own beeswax candles! Class will run from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 3. Make one for yourself and a friend. Supplies provided to make two candles to take home. Age 10 through adults, please register.

Trustees meet

The next Voorheeaville LibraryBoard of Trustees meeting will be at 7 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 28. The public is always invited.

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 HYPERLINK "http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp" http://voorheesvillelibrary.org/calendar.asp.

Teen Time is back! Students in grades 6 and up can take the bus to the Voorheesville Public Library after school on Friday, Oct. 11 and 18, from 3 to 5 p.m., to unwind, play games, use the laptops, or make something. Space on the bus is limited; please register.

Costume Swap

Join us from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 for an all-ages costume swap! Bring what you can no longer use, take what you need now. Please bring clean, gently used costumes and accessories. We will take donations starting Oct. 7, during regular Library hours. Anything left over will be donated.

Second Sunday Film

The next Second Sunday film this month is a 2016 rated PG-13 sci-fi comedy.

“Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat,” says the (Internet Movie Database, describing the plot.

The film runs for one hour, 56 minutes. Stop by the library at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13. No registration is needed. Light refreshments will be served.

Beading Workshop

Learn easy beading techniques from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the library. The library provides tools and offers a variety of beads to choose from, or you are welcome to bring your own supplies and projects along. Check out our beading books and magazines for inspiration. You may arrive at any time during the workshop that fits your schedule. Adults and teens ages 14 and up. Please register.

Uncluttering 

Please register for this hour long organizational program, hosted by Uncluttered Albany, LLC. On Thursday, Oct.17, from 7 to 8 p.m., you will learn how to begin the uncluttering process, as well as some organizational and folding techniques. 

Locked in the Library: Looking for Alaska

Students in grades 9 and up, please register and join us from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18 for the novel “Looking for Alaska” by John Green. “First drink. First prank. First friend. First love. Last words.”

Get a copy, read up, and join us to discuss before the debut of the Hulu adaptation. Dinner will be served. 

Ceramic Tile Painting with Alcohol Inks

Join us from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 19 to make a unique, free-form decorative ceramic tile painting using alcohol inks. Basic application techniques will be demonstrated and different effects will be explored.

This is a fun and easy art form that does not require any artistic ability. You will be amazed at the results. Minimum age 10. Adults of all ages are welcome.  All materials will be supplied, including a small easel to display your creation. It is suggested that you wear an old shirt, apron or smock. Please register.

Columbus Day

In observance of Columbus Day, the Library will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14.

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.

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