Westerlo Library Notes for Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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.