Eleanor Patton is exhibiting her artwork in the Hannay Community Room Gallery Space of the Westerlo Library.

The Westerlo Library is delighted to announce Eleanor Patton is exhibiting her work in the Hannay Community Room Gallery Space.

Eleanor, a resident of Westerlo, works in pastels, pencil, watercolors and collages. Her exhibit will be displayed for the months of May and June.

The gallery space is open during regular library hours, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book for June is “Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country” by Sierra Crane Murdoch.  Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Join the discussion on June 16 at 6 p.m. in the library.

May Spice

Take-and-Make

The May spice is marjoram. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Green Peas Soup without Meat, Turkish Chickpea Salad and Turkey Meatloaf.  June’s spice sampler is Lavender. It will be available June 1.

STEAM ahead

May’s theme for STEAM(science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring-Part 2!” There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email or call the library at 518-797-3415

Memorial Day

weekend hours

The Westerlo Library will be open Saturday, May 28, as usual, and closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Trustees meet

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees will meet on Wednesday, June 15, at 7 p.m. in the Hannay Community Room at the library. This meeting is open to the public.

 

The Westerlo Library is delighted to announce Eleanor Patton is exhibiting her work in the Hannay Community Room Gallery Space. Eleanor, a resident of Westerlo, works in pastels, pencil, watercolors, and collages.

Her exhibit will be displayed for the months of May and June. The gallery space is open during regular library hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2 to 7 p.m., and Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club will meet on May 19 at 6 p.m., in the library, to discuss “The Children’s Blizzard” by Melanie Benjamin. Copies are available at the library. Come join the discussion.

May Spice

Take-and-Make

The May spice is marjoram. Pick up a sample and 3 recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are green peas soup without meat, Turkish chickpea salad and turkey meatloaf.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick up.The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy to grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. It’s almost time to plant the warm weather crops.

STEAM ahead 

May’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring-Part 2!” There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email or call thelLibrary 518-797-3415.

 

The Westerlo Library is delighted to announce Eleanor Patton is exhibiting her work in the Hannay Community Room Gallery Space. Eleanor, a resident of Westerlo, works in pastels, pencil, watercolors, and collages.

Her exhibit will be displayed for the months of May and June. The gallery space is open during regular library hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thank you

Many thanks to our volunteer bakers and all those who purchased baked goods. The Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Bake Sale was a resounding success!

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club will meet on May 19 at 6 p.m. to discuss “The Children’s Blizzard” by Melanie Benjamin. Copies are available at the library. Come join the discussion.

May Spice

Take-and-Make

The May spice is marjoram. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Green Peas Soup without Meat, Turkish Chickpea Salad, and Turkey Meatloaf.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy to grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. It’s almost time to plant the warm weather crops. Really!

STEAM ahead

May’s theme for STEAM take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring-Part 2!” There are new kits every week.  Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email or call the library 518-797-3415.

 

Mom deserves some treats. May 7 is the date for the Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Bake Sale! Stop in and get some goodies to celebrate Mom. The sale runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (regular library hours).  

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club will meet on May 19 at 6 p.m. to discuss “The Children’s Blizzard” by Melanie Benjamin. Copies are available at the Library.  Come join the discussion.

May Spice

Take-and-Make

The May spice is marjoram. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Green Peas Soup without Meat, Turkish Chickpea Salad, and Turkey Meatloaf.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy to grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. Pea planting starts now!

STEAM ahead

May’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring-Part 2!” There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email or call the library 518-797-3415

Trustees meet

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees meet on May 9 at 7 p.m. in the Hannay Community Room at the library. This meeting is open to the public.

 

Mom deserves some treats. May 7 is the date for the Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Bake Sale at the Westerlo Library. Stop in and get some goodies to celebrate Mom from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m .(regular library hours). 

Volunteer bakers are still welcome. Email or call 518-797-3415 to be a volunteer baker.

May Spice

Take-and-Make

The May spice is marjoram. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Green Peas Soup without Meat, Turkish Chickpea Salad, and Turkey Meatloaf.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The Third Thursday Book Club will meet on May 19 at 6 p.m. in the library, to discuss “The Children’s Blizzard” by Melanie Benjamin. You can pick up a copy of the book at the Westerlo Library and join the discussion.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy-to-grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. Pea planting starts now!

STEAM ahead

May’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring-Part 2!” There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email or call the library 518-797-3415

Can you tell that the library staff is very excited to see spring arriving?

 

— Photo from Amy Powarzynski

The Welcoming Library, a rotating collection from the Upper Hudson Library System, is now at the Westerlo Library

Bakers wanted! May 7 is the date for the Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Bake Sale! Volunteer bakers are needed. The library provides containers. Email or sign up in the library to support programs.

Peep!

Join us for the Second Annual Peep-a-thon! Stop by the library and pick up your Peeps. Make a sculpture or diorama using the Peeps to represent your favorite book.

Submit your work by bringing it by the library to have it photographed or send a picture via email to until April 23. Photos will be displayed on the library website and Facebook page.

New picture

book collection

The library has a new rotating collection of picture books. Come see the Welcoming Library! The collection contains picture books about different experiences of new neighbors in our communities.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy-to-grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. Pea planting starts now!

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “The Ten Thousand Doors of January” by Alix Harrow. National Public Radio says Harrow’s debut novel “is one for the favorites shelf.” You can pick up a copy at the library.  The book club will meet April 21 at 6 p.m., in the library to discuss the book.

STEAM ahead

April’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring!” There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email .

April Spice

Take-and-Make

The April spice is mustard. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Creamy Green Cauliflower Soup with Parsley Sauce, Cheddar Zucchini Pie, and Juicy Pork Burgers with Dried Apricots and Grainy Mustard.

 

Bakers wanted! May 7 is the date for the Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Bake Sale. Volunteer bakers are needed. The library provides containers. Email or sign up in the library to support programs.

Peep!

Join us for the Second Annual Peep-a-thon!  Stop by the Library and pick up your Peeps.  Make a sculpture or diorama using the Peeps to represent your favorite book.  Submit your work by bringing it by the Library to have it photographed or send a picture via email to until April 23rd.  Photos will be displayed on the library website and Facebook page.

New Picture

Book Collection

The library has a new rotating collection of picture books. Come see the Welcoming Library! The collection contains picture books about different experiences of new neighbors in our communities.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy to grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors.  Pea planting starts now!

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “The Ten Thousand Doors of January” by Alix Harrow.  National Public Radio calls her debut novel “one for the favorites shelf.”  You can pick up a copy at the library. The book club will meet April 21 at 6 p.m., in the library to discuss it.

STEAM ahead 

April’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring!” There are new kits every week.  Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email .

April Spice

Take-and-Make

The April spice is mustard. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Creamy Green Cauliflower Soup with Parsley Sauce, Cheddar Zucchini Pie, and Juicy Pork Burgers with Dried Apricots and Grainy Mustard.

 

Bakers wanted! May 7 is the date for the Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Bake Sale. Volunteer bakers are needed. The library provides containers. Email or sign up in the library to support programs.

Peep!

Join us for the Second Annual Peep-a-thon! Stop by the Library and pick up your Peeps. Make a sculpture or diorama using the Peeps to represent your favorite book. Submit your work by bringing it by the library to have it photographed or send a picture via email to until April 23. Photos will be displayed on the library website and Facebook page.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy to grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. Pea planting starts now!

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “The Ten Thousand Doors of January” by Alix Harrow. NPR says “Harrow's debut novel is one for the favorites shelf.” You can pick up a copy at the library. The book club will meet April 21 at 6 p.m., in the library to discuss.

STEAM ahead 

April’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring!” There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too.  If there are any topics you need help with, email .

April Spice

Take-and-Make

The April spice is mustard. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Creamy Green Cauliflower Soup with Parsley Sauce, Cheddar Zucchini Pie, and Juicy Pork Burgers with Dried Apricots and Grainy Mustard.

Trustees meet

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees will meet Monday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the Hannay Community Room of the Westerlo Library. The public is welcome.

 

Peep!

Join us for the Second Annual Peep-a-thon! Stop by the library and pick up your Peeps. Make a sculpture or diorama using the Peeps to represent your favorite book.

Submit your work by bringing it by the library to have it photographed or send a picture via email to until April 23. Photos will be displayed on the library website and Facebook page.

Food drive

The Westerlo Library is a collection point for a food drive for the Helderberg Family and Community Organization. Drop off nonperishable food items when the library is open. The drop box will be at the library until April 2. This food drive is to benefit local Hilltown food pantries.

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a collection of easy-to-grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. Pea planting starts now!

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “The Ten Thousand Doors of January” by Alix Harrow. National Public Radio says Harrow’s debut novel “is one for the favorites shelf.” You can pick up a copy at the library. The book club will meet April 21 at 6 p.m., in the library to discuss the book.

STEAM ahead 

April’s theme for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is “Welcome Spring!” There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too. If there are any topics you need help with, email .

April Spice

Take-and-Make

The April spice is mustard. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Creamy Green Cauliflower Soup with Parsley Sauce, Cheddar Zucchini Pie, and Juicy Pork Burgers with Dried Apricots and Grainy Mustard.

Trustees meet

The Westerlo Library Board of Trustees will meet Monday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the Hannay Community Room of the Westerlo Library. The public is welcome.

 

— Photo by Amy Powarzynski

At the Westerlo Library, you can pick up a package of easy-to-grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors.

Peep!

Join us for the Second Annual Peep-a-thon!

Stop by the Library and pick up your Peeps. Make a sculpture or diorama using the Peeps to represent your favorite book.

Submit your work by bringing it by the library to have it photographed or send a picture via email to until April 23. Photos will get displayed on the library website and Facebook page.  

Garden program

The seeds are ready for pick-up. The garden program theme is “Color.” You can pick up a package of easy-to-grow seeds for vegetables and flowers in unusual colors. Pea planting starts soon!

Food drive

The Westerlo Library is a collection point for a food drive for the Helderberg Family and Community Organization. Drop off nonperishable food items when the library is open. The drop box will be here until April 1.

Third Thursday

Book Club

The book club is reading “Ten Thousand Doors of January” by Alix Harrow.  NPR says, “Alix E. Harrow’s debut novel is one for the favorites shelf.” You can pick up a copy at the library. The book club will meet April 21 at 6 p.m., in the library to discuss the novel.

STEAM ahead

March’s theme for STEAM )science, technology, engineering, art, math) take-and-makes is Engineering Challenges. There are new kits every week. Homework Help packets are still available too.  If there are any topics you need help with, email .

March Spice

Take-and-Make

The March spice is cloves. Pick up a sample and three recipes at the library. This month’s recipes are Simple Chickpea Curry with Rice, Best Moist Orange Zucchini Bread, and Brazilian Roasted Pork.

Planning

The Westerlo Library is conducting a survey to plan for the future. We want to know what you like about the library, and what we can improve on. The survey is available on our website (westerlolibrary.org) and the library’s Facebook page as well as on good old paper.

Stop in, have a warm drink, and fill one out. We really want to know! The survey completes March 31.

 

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