Voorheesville public library

On May 16, school district voters will decided on a $1,171,500 Voorheesville Public Library budget for next year. The spending plan, after two years of no increase, is up slightly but still under the state’s tax levy limit.

Voorheesville Public Library held their annual book sale on Sept 16-18 in Voorheesville 

Village Historian Dennis Sullivan hopes to teach others about Thomas Merton during a session at the Voorheesville library, basing his talk on a treatise he wrote on the Trappist monk’s life, writing, and philosophy.

Frank L. Smith is known locally as the founder of a popular tavern in Voorheesville, but, when he was in the Army, his unit traveled near Chateau Thierry, France.

The annual Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale will be Sept. 18 through 20.  The sale on Friday Sept. 18 beginning at 5 p.m., is for members only.

Voters also passed a $22.8 million Voorheesville school budget and a $1.1 million library budget.

The Voorheesville Public Library has two openings on its board of trustees as it begins to redesign its programs and services.

Marion Parmenter remembers the Voorheesville library from when she was a child; she worked there as a teenager in the 1950s; and now she enjoys sewing there with the Nimblefingers.

The crazy salad that is America is made of many distinct histories; we need the tools to claim our past in order to interpret our own experiences.


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