Voorheesville Library Notes for Thursday, April 3, 2014

Are you 14 or older? Looking for something fun to do? Why not stop in the Voorheesville Public Library on Wednesday, April 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., for a beaded jewelry program. You can learn some basic beading techniques to make necklaces, bracelets and earrings. There will be a small fee of up to $3 for materials and you should call ahead at 765-2791, to register. 

Spring bus trip

On Saturday, May 3, enjoy a lovely spring day in Boston and support the library at the same time.  Depart from Voorheesville Elementary School Parking Lot at 7 a.m., and arrive at the New England Aquarium around 10 a.m. Depart from the New England Aquarium 7 p.m., and arrive back at the Elementary School Parking Lot at 10 p.m. The cost of the bus is $40 for Friends’ members, and $45 for non-members. Paid reservations are accepted at the circulation desk, with payment in advance required. For more details visit www.voorheesvillelibrary.org or call 765-2791 and ask for Gail Brown. And yes there is complimentary WiFi on the bus. 

Elder care

Are you coming up at that place in your life where you are, or are going to be, responsible for an elderly relative or friend? If so, please join us on Sunday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. Albany Law students in conjunction with the Elder Law Project will be giving a presentation and answering questions on topics such as Medicaid, advance directive documents, and estate planning. If you have questions and need answers, please stop by.

Egg-cellent Adventures

Do you crack up at eggs-tra special stories?  Giggle yourself silly at funny yokes? On  Tuesday, April 15, at 10:15 a.m., you can eggs-plore the many answers to the question, which came first, the chicken or the egg.  Turn your funny side up at this egg-ceptionally egg-citing story time.  Please pre-register for this special kindergarten through second grade story time, or we’ll really have to scramble for supplies.  

Pet care and responsibility

Spring is the time for puppies and kittens! One Wednesday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m., the Animal Protective Foundation will be visiting the library to teach young people about responsible pet care and ownership. The program will include an interactive lesson, an animal-themed craft and some special four-legged visitors. This program is intended for grades three through five, but all are welcome. Please register and bring a donation of paper towels and/or canned dog and cat food for the APF.

Tween dance party

The library’s got the makings for a great dance party for grades four through six. On Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m., we’ll have music, balloons, freeze pops, and glow bracelets.  Come with your friends and show off your best dance moves with Wii’s Just Dance video game. Pre-registration is requested.

April hallway and display case

Our friends John Elberfeld and Jane McLean have graciously extended their Civil War and barn quilts display through the end of April. If you have not had the pleasure of seeing this exhibit, please be sure to stop in the library before it is gone. Our April display case will feature The New York Capital District Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America with many examples of fine stitchery.