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Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Coloring Book Club*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Join the Adult Coloring Book Club. Each month different coloring sheets with multiple pages to choose from, as well as a large selection of colored pencils, markers, and crayons are provided. The Library provides a welcoming environment with soothing music to help you relax and enjoy some you time. Supplies will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.  

Coloring Book Fun

    Location: VPL Director's Office
       
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Annie Hall

(1977)

153m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Book Thief

(2013)

2h 11m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Sew day

    Location: Library Community Room
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Washington's Immortals by Patrick K. O'Donnell

A best-selling military historian, drawing on extensive original sources, from letters to diaries to pension applications, pieces together the lives of the 256 brave men “who fell in the Battle of Brooklyn” in August 1776, saving General George Washington and his army, revealing their friendships, loves, defeats and triumphs.

Please register at the Information Desk and pick up a copy of the book (cost $5.00).

The nonfiction book discussion group meets every other month (the second Monday at 7:00) to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

On a September day in Manhattan in 1939, twenty-something Caroline Ferriday is consumed by her efforts to secure the perfect boutonniere for an important French diplomat and resisting the romantic advances of a married actor. Meanwhile across the Atlantic, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish Catholic teenager, is nervously anticipating the changes that are sure to come since Germany has declared war on Poland. As tensions rise abroad - and in her personal life - Caroline's interest in aiding the war effort in France grows and she eventually comes to hear about the dire situation at the Ravensbruck all-female concentration camp. At the same time, Kasia's carefree youth is quickly slipping away, only to be replaced by a fervor for the Polish resistance movement. Through Ravensbruck - and the horrific atrocities taking place there told in part by an infamous German surgeon, Herta Oberheuser - the two women's lives will converge in unprecedented ways and a novel of redemption and hope emerges that is breathtaking in scope and depth"--

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Coloring Book Club*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Join the Adult Coloring Book Club. Each month different coloring sheets with multiple pages to choose from, as well as a large selection of colored pencils, markers, and crayons are provided. The Library provides a welcoming environment with soothing music to help you relax and enjoy some you time. Supplies will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.  

Coloring Book Fun

    Location: VPL Director's Office
       
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Artist Reception - Laurel Petersen     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laurel petersen     peterl4@sage.edu
   

"Remembering Aunt Milly's Beach - A Graphic Novel in Progress"

Illustrator/Author LAurel McKinstry Petersen will have on display the steps behind the scenes of a Graphic Novel she is currently working on. She will display samples of her character sheets, rough drafts, mock ups, original drawings and final printouts to be used in the novel once printed.

Have you ever been interested in creating your own graphic novel? Come to the reception on July 22nd from 1:00 to 3:00 and she will be ahppy to answer your questions.

 

"Remembering Aunt Milly's Beach" is expected to be available to the public this coming winter.

    Location: Library Community Room
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  5:45 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Sew day

    Location: Library Community Room
Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Sew day

    Location: Library Community Room
Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Sew day

    Location: Library Community Room
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Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Dances with Wolves

(1990)

part 1

1h 30m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Dances with Wolves

(1990)

part 2

1h 30m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Discussion*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

The nonfiction book discussion group meets every other month (the second Monday at 7:00) to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

In this “enjoyable, fast-paced tale” (The Economist), master historian David McCullough “shows as never before how two Ohio boys from a remarkable family taught the world to fly” (The Washington Post)and “captures the marvel of what the Wrights accomplished” (The Wall Street Journal). He draws on the extensive Wright family papers to profile not only the brothers but their sister, Katharine, without whom things might well have gone differently for them. Essential reading, this is “a story of timeless importance, told with uncommon empathy and fluency…about what might be the most astonishing feat mankind has ever accomplished…The Wright Brothers soars” (The New York Times Book Review).  

Please register at the Information Desk and pick up a copy of the book (cost $5.00).

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Seed Library: Harvest Celebration Potluck and Seed Saving     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michele Reilly   765-3791   michele.reilly@voorpl.org
   

Now that our gardening season is coming to an end, it is the perfect time to think about replenishing the Voorheesville Seed Library for next year!  Bring a yummy dish to share for our Harvest Potluck and join the talk on seed saving techniques.  Talk will be led by our Voorheesville Seed Library volunteers and a Master Gardener from Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer questions.  Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday September 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Devil Wears Prada

(2006)

109m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michele Reilly   765-2791   reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Join local author and historian Dennis Sullivan as he guides you on a journey through your own history.  This is a writing series in which you will record your family or personal story.  The sessions offer the opportunity for you to share what you are writing with the group and receive a helpful critique of your work.  The program will be held every 2nd Tuesday of the month, January through June.  Limited seats available.

    Location: Library Community Room
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Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Taking a job as an assistant to extreme sports enthusiast Will, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident, Louisa struggles with her employer's acerbic moods and learns of his shocking plans before demonstrating to him that life is still worth living.

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday September 14, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Lillies of the Fields

(1963)

94m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

Taking a job as an assistant to extreme sports enthusiast Will, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident, Louisa struggles with her employer's acerbic moods and learns of his shocking plans before demonstrating to him that life is still worth living.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Coloring Book Club*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Join the Adult Coloring Book Club. Each month different coloring sheets with multiple pages to choose from, as well as a large selection of colored pencils, markers, and crayons are provided. The Library provides a welcoming environment with soothing music to help you relax and enjoy some you time. Supplies will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.  

Coloring Book Fun

    Location: VPL Director's Office
       
Thursday September 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Ruthless People

(1986)

93m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday September 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

What's Love Got to Do With It?

(1993)

1h 58m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Tea Planters Wife by Dinah Jefferies

#1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he's keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequences.

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday October 5, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Last of the Mohicans

(1992)

1h 52m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michele Reilly   765-2791   reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Join local author and historian Dennis Sullivan as he guides you on a journey through your own history.  This is a writing series in which you will record your family or personal story.  The sessions offer the opportunity for you to share what you are writing with the group and receive a helpful critique of your work.  The program will be held every 2nd Tuesday of the month, January through June.  Limited seats available.

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Mediterranean Cooking     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Learn some healthy cooking techniques using more olive oil, tasty vegetables and hearty whole grains for a heart healthy diet. Includes food preparation and sampling! The program will be led by Karen Roberts Mort of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany. Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday October 12, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Lost Horizon

(1927)

1h 37m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Seed Library: Planting Fall Crops     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michele Reilly   765-2791   michele.reilly@voorpl.org
   

Sad that the gardening season is coming to an end?  It doesn't have to.  What plants do well in cold weather and which over-winter to come up in springtime?   Join the Voorheesville Seed Library volunteers to discuss planting fall crops and find out how to maximize this often forgotten growing season.  A Master Gardener from Cooperative Extension will be on hand to answer questions and, as always, we welcome your seed donations to replenish the Seed Library. Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Tuesday October 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Tea Planters Wife by Dinah Jefferies

#1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he's keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequences

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Hours

(2002)

94m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Mummy

(1932)

73m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Bridges of Madison County

(1995)

135m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
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Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War II are uncovered during renovations at Seattle's Panama Hotel, Henry Lee embarks on a personal quest that leads to memories of growing up Chinese in a city rife with anti-Japanese sentiment and of Keiko, a Japanese girl whose love transcended cultures and generations.

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday November 9, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Sergeant York

(1941)

134m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Monday November 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Discussion*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

The nonfiction book discussion group meets every other month (the second Monday at 7:00) to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

The author of Longitude (1995) presents a biography of the man Einstein called the father of modern physics, and the Church long branded a heretic, as revealed through the newly translated letters of his confidante daughter. Includes b&w illustrations of featured personalities, locales, and scientific paraphernalia, and a chronology demonstrating Galileo's legacy through the present. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Please register at the Information Desk and pick up a copy of the book (cost $5.00).

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michele Reilly   765-2791   reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Join local author and historian Dennis Sullivan as he guides you on a journey through your own history.  This is a writing series in which you will record your family or personal story.  The sessions offer the opportunity for you to share what you are writing with the group and receive a helpful critique of your work.  The program will be held every 2nd Tuesday of the month, January through June.  Limited seats available.

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War II are uncovered during renovations at Seattle's Panama Hotel, Henry Lee embarks on a personal quest that leads to memories of growing up Chinese in a city rife with anti-Japanese sentiment and of Keiko, a Japanese girl whose love transcended cultures and generations.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday November 16, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Who's Afraid of Virgina Wolfe

(1966)

2h 11m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday November 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Social Security Information Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michele Reilly   765-2791   michele.reilly@voorpl.org
   

Planning your Social Security retirement strategy with John Kalil of Retirement Solutions LLC.  Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Tuesday November 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday November 30, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Born Yesterday

(1950)

103m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
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Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

 

The Orphans Tale by Pam Jenoff

Cast out after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby, 16-year-old Noa snatches a Jewish infant bound for a concentration camp before passing herself off as a circus performer and inciting the wrath of rival aerialist, Astrid. By the best-selling author of The Kommandant's Girl.

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday December 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

You Can't Take It With You

(1938)

126m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Sunday December 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Ugly Sweater Cookie Swap Party     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

DRESS TO IMPRESS IN YOUR HOLIDAY WORST! Wear your ugly sweater to the party! Join us for a holiday cookie exchange. Please bring 2 dozen homemade cookies to exchange along with the recipe to share with others. Containers will be provided. Music will be playing as we decorate ugly sweater cookies,color ugly sweater coloring pages and much more. A prize will be given for the ugliest sweater! Light refreshments will be served.

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michele Reilly   765-2791   reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Join local author and historian Dennis Sullivan as he guides you on a journey through your own history.  This is a writing series in which you will record your family or personal story.  The sessions offer the opportunity for you to share what you are writing with the group and receive a helpful critique of your work.  The program will be held every 2nd Tuesday of the month, January through June.  Limited seats available.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday December 14, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Casablanca

(1942)

1h 42m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Orphans Tale by Pam Jenoff

Cast out after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby, 16-year-old Noa snatches a Jewish infant bound for a concentration camp before passing herself off as a circus performer and inciting the wrath of rival aerialist, Astrid. By the best-selling author of The Kommandant's Girl.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Thursday December 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Gathering

(1977)

1h 34m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Stump     reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Bring your projects, socialize, and connect with other crafters.  Share your own special talents or learn a new knitting, crocheting, embroidery or quilting skill.  All crafters are welcome to join the group.

    Location: Library Community Room
Thursday December 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Moonstruck

(1987)

1h 42m

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
Wednesday January 3, 2018 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

A historical love story inspired by the author's Armenian heritage finds early 20th-century nurse Elizabeth Endicott arriving in Syria to help deliver food and medical aid to genocide refugees, a volunteer service during which she exchanges letters with an Armenian engineer and widower. By the best-selling author of Midwives.

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
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Wednesday January 17, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

A historical love story inspired by the author's Armenian heritage finds early 20th-century nurse Elizabeth Endicott arriving in Syria to help deliver food and medical aid to genocide refugees, a volunteer service during which she exchanges letters with an Armenian engineer and widower. By the best-selling author of Midwives.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday February 7, 2018 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Room by Emma Donoghue

A five-year-old narrates a story about his life growing up in a single room where his mother aims to protect him from the man who has held her prisoner for seven years since she was a teenager.

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday February 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Room by Emma Donoghue

A five-year-old narrates a story about his life growing up in a single room where his mother aims to protect him from the man who has held her prisoner for seven years since she was a teenager.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday March 7, 2018 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

A Gentleman iin Moscow by Amor Towles

Deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he endures life in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold. By the best-selling author of Rules of Civility.

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday March 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

A Gentleman iin Moscow by Amor Towles

Deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is sentenced to house arrest in a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin, where he endures life in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history unfold. By the best-selling author of Rules of Civility.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday April 4, 2018 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Just Like Other Daughters by Colleen Faulkner

When her adult daughter with Down syndrome, Chloe, begins to have a relationship with Thomas, another mentally challenged person, Alicia Richards prepares herself to help Chloe through the moments of heartbreak and joy that this new stage in her life will bring.

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday April 18, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

Just Like Other Daughters by Colleen Faulkner

When her adult daughter with Down syndrome, Chloe, begins to have a relationship with Thomas, another mentally challenged person, Alicia Richards prepares herself to help Chloe through the moments of heartbreak and joy that this new stage in her life will bring.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday May 2, 2018 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  The group also eats. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Faulkner

Two women, sisters by marriage who share a two-family brownstone in Brooklyn in the 1950s, form a strong bond when they each give birth minutes apart on the same night, but as the years pass, a deeply buried family secret causes their friendship to unravel.

Click here to request a library copy.

Click here for a copy of the book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday May 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Faulkner

Two women, sisters by marriage who share a two-family brownstone in Brooklyn in the 1950s, form a strong bond when they each give birth minutes apart on the same night, but as the years pass, a deeply buried family secret causes their friendship to unravel.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday June 6, 2018 Go To Top
VPL/lib_book_disc_2 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion Annual Potluck*     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.  In June the group holds their annual potluck supper preceding the discussion; please bring a dish to share. To join one or all monthly meetings, paperback copies of the book are available at the reference desk for $5. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Cline

Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her.

Click here to request a copy.

Click here for book discussion questions.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
Wednesday June 20, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Cline

Imagines the life story of Christina Olson, the subject of Andrew Wyeth's painting "Christina's World," describing the simple life she led on a remote Maine farm, her complicated relationship with her family, and the illness that incapacitated her.

To request a library copy of this book, please click here.

Book Discussion

 

    Location: Library Community Room
       
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