On Friday, Dec. 3, at 2:30 p.m., Senior Services of North America will give a presentation about Medicare and supplemental insurance options at the Westerlo Library.  Bring your questions.

Tree-lighting

The library will be participating at the Town of Westerlo Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Westerlo Town Hall at 933 County Route 401 in Westerlo. Come have some hot cocoa and cookies by the campfire, visit Santa, sing some carols, decorate an ornament for the town tree, and write a letter to Santa to kick off the holiday season.

December spice

The December spice is sage. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Parsnip Chowder with Crispy Sage; Pumpkin Risotto with Bacon, Gouda, and Fried Sage; and Spinach and Sausage Gnocchi with Sage.

Trustees meet

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees is meeting on Monday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Hannay Community Room. This meeting is open to the public.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “The Huntress” by Kate Quinn for the month of December. You can pick up a copy at the library. The discussion will be on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. in the library.

STEAM

Take-and-Make

December’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering art math) take-and-makes is optical illusions. There are new kits every week. Homework-help packets are still available too.

 

On Friday, Dec. 3, at 2:30 p.m., Senior Services of North America will give a presentation about Medicare and supplemental insurance options at the library. Bring your questions.

Tree lighting

The library will be participating at the Town of Westerlo Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Westerlo Town Hall at 933 County Route 401 in Westerlo. Come have some hot cocoa and cookies by the campfire, visit Santa, sing some carols, decorate an ornament for the Town tree and write a letter to Santa to kick off the Holiday Season.

Trustees meet

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees is meeting Monday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Hannay Community Room. This meeting is open to the public.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The Book Club is reading “Huntress” by Kate Quinn for the month of December.  You can pick up a copy at the Library.  The discussion will be on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. in the library.

STEAM

Take-and-Make

November’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) take-and-makes is Life Science. There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too.

 

The Library will be participating at the Town of Westerlo Tree Lighting on Dec. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Westerlo Town Hall at 933 County Route 401 in Westerlo.  Come have some hot cocoa and cookies by the campfire, sing some carols, decorate an ornament for the town tree, and write a letter to Santa to kick off the holiday season.

Medicare info

On Dec. 3 at 2:30 p.m., Senior Services of North America will give a presentation about Medicare and supplemental insurance options at the library.  Bring your questions.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “Huntress” by Kate Quinn for the month of December. You can pick up a copy at the library. The discussion will be on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. in the library.

Spice Take-and-Make

The spice for November is allspice.  Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. The recipes are Apple Butter, Roasted Carrots with Allspice, and Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken.

STEAM

November’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) take-and-makes is life science.  There are new kits every week.

 

Westerlo Library’s book club members are reading “Educated,” a memoir in which Tara Westover ecounts overcoming her survivalist Mormon family to go to college. The discussion will be on Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. in the library.

Many thanks to all our bakers and purchasers of baked goods. Our second annual Election Day Bake Sale was a success! Next up, is the Mother’s Day Weekend Bake Sale.  Lookfor it in May!

Medicare info

On Dec. 3 at 2:30 p.m., Senior Services of North America will give a presentation about Medicare and supplemental insurance options at the library. Bring your questions.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “Educated” by Tara Westover. You can pick up a copy at the library. The discussion will be on Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. in the library.

Spice take-and-make

The spice for November is allspice. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. The recipes are Apple Butter, Roasted Carrots with Allspice, and Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken.

Full STEAM ahead

November’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is life science. There are new kits every week.

Card expired?

If your library card has expired, give the library a call at 518-797-3415 or email to update your information and we will get you back in business.

 

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees is meeting Monday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Hannay Community Room of the library.  The public is invited to attend.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “Educated” by Tara Westover. You can pick up a copy at the library. The discussion will be on Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. in the library.

Spice take-and-make

The spice for November is allspice. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. The recipes are Apple Butter, Roasted Carrots with Allspice, and Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken.

STEAM

November’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is life science. There are new kits every week.

Card expired?

If your library card has expired, give the library a call at 518-797-3415 or email to update your information and we will get you back in business.

 

— Photo by Amy Powarzynski

The Westerlo Library is challenging readers to create a Halloween costume for James Patterson by adorning the author photos on his books.

Check out a James Patterson book and give his author photo a Halloween costume! All artwork will be displayed until Halloween.

The Great Give Back

has been extended

The Westerlo Library will be participating in The Great Give Back by collecting toiletries for the Hilltown Community Resource Center. Bring your donations of toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, etc. to the library. We have a collection box and will deliver it to the resource center at the end of the month.

Calling all bakers!

The Westerlo Library is holding an Election Day Bake Sale on Nov. 2. You can help by baking for the bake sale. Give us a call 518-797-3415, email or sign up at the library.  

Discover Dairy

The Westerlo Library is participating in the Discover Dairy program. We have been assigned a calf to follow for six months. Our calf is Darby from Dutch Hollow Farm. She was born on Sept. 24. More info to come!

Expired card?

If your library card has expired, give the library a call at 518-797-3415, update your information and we will get you back in business.

Back-to-school help

The theme for the October STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) kits is Physics Fun.  In addition to our weekly STEAM take-and-make packets, we have a packet available that is designed to help families of school-aged children.

It contains sight words for children in pre-kindergarten through third grade; Order of Operation (PEMDAS — Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division (from left to right), Addition and Subtraction (from left to right) rules; multiplication and division tables; rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative numbers; and rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.

If there are other topics that you would like us to cover, feel free to contact us at youth@westerlolibrary.org.

 

Historical Marker

Scavenger Hunt

We are having a historical marker scavenger hunt! Pick up your clues, map, and journal to participate. This project will be ongoing through the fall.

The Westerlo Library will be participating in The Great Give Back by collecting toiletries for the Hilltown Community Resource Center. Bring your donations of toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, etc. to the library. We have a collection box and will deliver it to the resource center at the end of the month.

Calling all bakers!

The Westerlo Library is holding an Election Day Bake Sale on Nov. 2. You can help by baking for the bake sale. Give us a call 518-797-3415, email or sign up at the library.  

Trustees meet

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees will meet on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the library. This meeting is open to the public.

Card expired?

Give the library a call at 518-797-3415, update your information and we will get you back in business.

 

Third Thursday

Book Club

The October book is “Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane. The Book Club will meet Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. to discuss, in the library.  

Spice Club

The spice for October is cumin. Pick up a sample of cumin and three recipes. October’s recipes are Easy Indian Curry Lentil Soup with Turmeric and Cumin, Broccoli with Mustard Seeds and Cumin, and Easy Cumin Lamb.

 

Back-to-school help

The theme for the October STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) kits is Physics Fun.  In addition to our weekly STEAM take-and-make packets, we have a packet available that is designed to help families of school-aged children.

It contains sight words for children in pre-kindergarten through third grade; Order of Operation (PEMDAS — Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division (from left to right), Addition and Subtraction (from left to right) rules; multiplication and division tables; rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative numbers; and rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.

If there are other topics that you would like us to cover, feel free to contact us at youth@westerlolibrary.org.
 

Historical Marker

Scavenger Hunt

We are having a historical marker scavenger hunt! Pick up your clues, map, and journal to participate. This project will be ongoing through the fall.

The Westerlo Library will be participating in The Great Give Back by collecting toiletries for the Hilltown Community Resource Center. Bring your donations of toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, etc. to the library. We will have a collection box and will deliver it to the Resource Center after Oct. 16.

Calling all bakers!

The Westerlo Library is holding an Election Day Bake Sale on Nov. 2. You can help by baking for the bake sale. Give us a call 518-797-3415, email , or sign up at the library.  

New cards

Has your library card expired?

Give the library a call at 518-797-3415, update your information, and we will get you back in business.  

Third Thursday

Book Club

The October book is “Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane. The Book Club will meet Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. to discuss, in the library. 

Spice Club

The spice for October is cumin. Pick up a sample of cumin and three recipes. October’s recipes are Easy Indian Curry Lentil Soup with turmeric and cumin, broccoli with mustard seeds and cumin, and Easy Cumin Lamb.

Back-to-school help

The theme for the October STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) kits is Physics Fun.  In addition to our weekly STEAM take-and-make packets, we have a packet available that is designed to help families of school-aged children.

It contains sight words for children in pre-kindergarten through third grade; Order of Operation (PEMDAS — Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division (from left to right), Addition and Subtraction (from left to right) rules; multiplication and division tables; rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative numbers; and rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.

If there are other topics that you would like us to cover, feel free to contact us at youth@westerlolibrary.org.

Historical Marker

Scavenger Hunt

We are having a historical marker scavenger hunt! Pick up your clues, map, and journal to participate. This project will be ongoing through the fall.

 

Has your library card expired?

Give the library a call at 518-797-3415, update your information, and we will get you back in business.  

Calling all bakers!

The Westerlo Library is holding an Election Day Bake Sale on Nov. 2. You can help by baking for the bake sale. Give us a call 518-797-3415, email , or sign up at the library.  

The Great Giveback

The Westerlo Library will be participating in The Great Giveback by collecting toiletries for the Hilltown Community Resource Center. Bring your donations of toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, etc. to the library. We will have a collection box and will deliver it to the Resource Center after Oct. 16.

Spice Club

The spice for October is cumin. Pick up a sample of cumin and three recipes. October’s recipes are Easy Indian Curry Lentil Soup with turmeric and cumin, broccoli with mustard seeds and cumin, and Easy Cumin Lamb.

Back-to-school help

In addition to our weekly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-make packets, we have a packet available that is designed to help families of school-aged children.

It contains sight words for children in pre-kindergarten through third grade; Order of Operation (PEMDAS — Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division (from left to right), Addition and Subtraction (from left to right) rules; multiplication and division tables; rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative numbers; and rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.

If there are other topics that you would like us to cover, feel free to contact us at youth@westerlolibrary.org.

Historical Marker

Scavenger Hunt

We are having a historical marker scavenger hunt! Pick up your clues, map, and journal to participate. This project will be ongoing through the fall.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The October book is “Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane. The Book Club will meet Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. to discuss, in the library.  

Calling all bakers! The Westerlo Library is holding an Election Day Bake Sale on Nov. 2. You can help by baking for the bake sale. Give us a call 518-797-3415, email , or sign up at the library.  
 

New StoryWalk

There is a new StoryWalk in the Westerlo Town Park.  Families can walk the StoryWalk, read and discuss “The Little Blue Truck” by Alice Schertle.
 

Back-to-school help

In addition to our weekly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-make packets, we have a packet available that is designed to help families of school-aged children.

It contains sight words for children in pre-kindergarten through third grade; Order of Operation (PEMDAS — Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division (from left to right), Addition and Subtraction (from left to right) Rules; multiplication and division tables; rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing positive and negative numbers; and rules for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions.

If there are other topics that you would like us to cover, feel free to contact us at youth@westerlolibrary.org. All packets are free.
 

Name our lion

Our lion has become the official mascot of the Westerlo Library. Now he needs a name. Please send your suggestions to or drop in and tell us at the library.

 

Historical Marker

Scavenger Hunt

We are having a historical marker scavenger hunt! Pick up your clues, map, and journal to participate.  This project will be ongoing through the fall.
 

Third Thursday

Book Club

The October book is “Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane. The Book Club will meet Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. to discuss, in the library.  
 

Spice Club

The spice for September is rosemary. Pick up a sample and three recipes to try. This month’s recipes are Rosemary Parmesan Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Rosemary Garlic White Beans, and Easy Rosemary Chicken Kabobs. Spice Club will meet virtually on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. Connection information is on our website.

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