Voorheesville Library Notes for Wednesday, November 27, 2019

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.


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.