Westerlo Library Notes for Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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.