Voorheesville Library Notes for Friday, November 1, 2013

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, and Friday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Healthy Capital District Initiative will be holding private meetings with patrons at the Voorheesville Public Library to discuss health care options. This will include the Healthcare Marketplace, as well as other options that may be available. The representatives from HCDI are trained navigators for the Affordable Healthcare Act and will be able to help you fill out whatever paperwork or online forms needed to register for this new state-based health insurance exchange.

Due to high demand, we are asking that you call ahead to register. Please call the library at 765-2791 to schedule an appointment.

Musical story time

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. for a musical story time. This popular program includes music, movement, stories, rhymes and fun activities. Toddlers through kindergarteners with an adult will thoroughly enjoy this age appropriate morning song and dance time.

November artist of the month

The library is delighted to welcome local favorite Nancy Gardner. Gardner’s work can be pre-viewed at floppypoppy.com. Please drop by the library and stroll through the gallery, so you can enjoy her photographs in person!

Mother-daughter book discussion

 On Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m., author Kate Messner will join us via Skype for a mother-daughter book discussion of her novel The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. Messner will start with a quick introduction and overview of her books as well as a little about the writing process for The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z with some show and tell of revised pages. Then Messner will open it up to questions. Please prepare one or two questions for the author before the program. This program is recommended for girls in grades 5 to 7 and their mothers. Please register for this program and pick up a copy of the book. Space is limited, so register early.

NYC bus trip

Saturday, Dec. 7 is the date for the Friends of the Library bus trip to New York City. The bus will leave from the Voorheesville Elementary School parking lot at 7 a.m. and arrive at Bryant Park in NYC at 10 a.m. For the return trip, we will be leaving NYC at 7 p.m. and arrive back in Voorheesville at 10 p.m. The price is $35 FOL members or $40 non- members. Paid reservations will be accepted at the circulation desk at the library.