Westerlo Library Notes for Wednesday, January 15, 2020

The Westerlo Library wants to encourage you to try something new at the library. Read a book by an author you’ve never read before, read a book with the word “snow” in the title, read a nonfiction book or read a book that has a blue cover.

These are just a few of the 25 suggestions on our Cozy Up at the Westerlo Library this Winter “Bingo” sheet. Throughout the next few months, we will have activities including special book discussions and new materials geared toward caretakers for loved ones who have dementia and Alzheimer.

All of these activities have been made possible by a grant from the Upper Hudson Library System Adult and Outreach Services Department. Please watch here for updates.

Technology Walk-In Wednesdays

Do you have a new smartphone or tablet, but don’t know how to download digital materials?  Need to brush up on your computer skills — or obtain basic skills?

See Amy on Wednesdays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for free, personalized, one-on-one instruction. 

Story time  

Join Miss Lee Wednesday mornings from 11 a.m. for stories, songs, and movement activities designed for infants to children up to five years old. In addition to developing pre-reading skills, singing, moving to music, and playing instruments all help foster a sense of rhythm and timing that are essential elements in developing the part of a child’s brain that shapes math skills.   

Lego Club 

Drop in on Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. to play and create with Legos. Come join the fun!

Artists’ Group 

Attention Artists of all levels and mediums! The Artists Group will meet Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 2:15 to 4 p.m. This group provides its members an opportunity to make art together in a spirit of fun and support.

Led by Lila Hollister Smith, the group meets the third Tuesday of the month in the library’s Hannay Community Room, which is also an art gallery.

Beginners are welcome.  Bring paper and pencil. If you can sign your name, you can learn to draw!  Experienced artists bring your favorite medium.  

Homebound Delivery Service 

Can’t make it to the library? Let the library Come to you! Maybe you’ve had surgery or just don’t drive anymore.  If you would like to take advantage of borrowing books, movies and audiobooks, your public library is standing by to help!  

Our Homebound Delivery Service is a free library delivery service provided to the residents of the Town of Westerlo who are unable to visit the library.  If you think this service might be right for you — or a friend or family member — call (or visit) the library during regular business hours at 518-797-3415.  


The library will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

More info

All library programming is free (unless otherwise noted) and open to the public. For more information, contact the library during business hours at 518-797-3415, visit westerlolibrary.org,  or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/westerlolibrary.