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Monday June 26, 2017
     SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP BEGINS!!  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Sign up for the 2017 Summer Reading Program!!

This year's theme is: "Build A Better World"

Get in on the action this summer while helping promote literacy!!

   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Juggling & Acrobatics Show with Scotty Nut Nut  
   

Scotty Nut Nut has been juggling for 30 years since 1987. His favorite is 3 ball speed tricks, but also does 4 and 5 ball tricks, as well as clubs, swords, plate spinning, some poi, contact juggling, flower sticks, and cigar boxes. He is a juggling instructor and has taught hundreds of people. His wife, Gabby, does scarf juggling.

Gabby Nut Nut started out dancing at the age of 3, and did performances and ballet competitions until 15. Then she started competitive cheerleading in high school and came in 2nd in Nationals which was held in Disney World!

When Gabby met Scotty, they started practicing AcroYoga together in March 2012, and as of July 2014, they are certified Level 2 AcroYoga Montreal Style teachers, and perform shows which include acro-juggling as part of their entertainment!


Tuesday June 27, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Writers Unblocked  
    Contact: Sonny Duross   518-725-2819   jduross@mvls.info
   

This is a creative writing forum for adult writers ranging from amateur to experienced. The group meets weekly to share their work, offer advice and encouragement, and perform creative writing exercises.

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Drop-In Tech Help  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Bring your device and questions to the Library and we will try to assist you (laptop, tablet, phone, digital camera, etc.) on a first come, first serve basis.

Or, call 518-725-2819 to set up an appointment for a more convenient time.


Wednesday June 28, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Adult 'Sharpie-Decorated Mug' Craft #1  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Join us and turn a plain mug into a Sharpie-decorated masterpiece worthy of your morning coffee!!

All supplies are provided.

***Registration Required***

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Adult 'Sharpie-Decorated Mug' Craft #2  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Join us and turn a plain mug into a Sharpie-decorated masterpiece worthy of your morning coffee!!

All supplies are provided.

***Registration Required***

    Location: Meeting Room

Thursday June 29, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friends of the Library Story Hour  
    Contact: Bonnie Howard   518-725-2819   bhoward@sals.edu
   

Stories and a craft suitable for ages 2 & up, accompanied by an adult. This is a great way for little ones to be introduced to the Library and to socialize with others.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM 'Jedi Academy' Children's Magic & Comedy Show  
   

A special Star Wars-themed entertainment program!!
Join the Rebellion!! Become a Jedi!!
 

   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Knitting Group  
    Contact: Bonnie Howard   518-725-2819   
   

Adult members meet to knit, crochet, and discuss projects. There is no registration or fee required to join this group.

    Location: Meeting Room

Tuesday July 4, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  7:00 PM ***CLOSED***  
   

The Gloversville Public Library will be CLOSED for INDEPENDENCE DAY.

We will resume regular business hours on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.


Wednesday July 5, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Comic Jam: 'Drawing Comics for Teens & Adults'  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Learn how to draw comics from a pro!!

For Teens & Adults

***Registration Required***


Thursday July 6, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Traveling Story Time  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

THIS STORY TIME WILL BE HELD AT:

FULTON COUNTY MUSEUM, 237 KINGSBORO AVE., GLOVERSVILLE.

Story Time’s gone MOBILE!!

Meet us at different places this summer to hear a story and make a craft!!

This is a great way for little ones to explore the City of Gloversville and socialize with others.

Ages 2 & up, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Off site - see event description
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Knitting Group  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Adult members meet to knit, crochet, and discuss projects. There is no registration or fee required to join this group.

    Location: Meeting Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of the Library Meeting  
    Contact: Barb Madonna   518-725-2819   
   

The Friends of the Gloversville Public Library was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 1974 to assist the library in its mission of serving this community. The Friends have more than 300 members who donate time, as well as money, to help improve the Gloversville Public Library.

The Friends hold this monthly business meeting on the first Thursday of each month at 6 PM.

    Location: Meeting Room

Tuesday July 11, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Writers Unblocked  
    Contact: Sonny Duross   518-725-2819   jduross@mvls.info
   

This is a creative writing forum for adult writers ranging from amateur to experienced. The group meets weekly to share their work, offer advice and encouragement, and perform creative writing exercises.

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Drop-In Tech Help  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Bring your device and questions to the Library and we will try to assist you (laptop, tablet, phone, digital camera, etc.) on a first come, first serve basis.

Or, call 518-725-2819 to set up an appointment for a more convenient time.


Wednesday July 12, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Gingerbread House-Making for KIDS  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Build a summer gingerbread cottage!!

All supplies are provided.

***Registration Required***

***Sign Up in Children's Room***

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Gingerbread House-Making for ADULTS  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Build a summer gingerbread cottage!!

All supplies are provided.

***Registration Required***

    Location: Meeting Room

Thursday July 13, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Traveling Story Time  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

THIS STORY TIME WILL BE HELD AT:

MOHAWK HARVEST CO-OP, 30 N. MAIN ST., GLOVERSVILLE.

Story Time’s gone MOBILE!!

Meet us at different places this summer to hear a story and make a craft!!

This is a great way for little ones to explore the City of Gloversville and socialize with others.

Ages 2 & up, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Off site - see event description
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Knitting Group  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Adult members meet to knit, crochet, and discuss projects. There is no registration or fee required to join this group.

    Location: Meeting Room

Friday July 14, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Ice Cream Social  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Come enjoy a FREE cold treat on a hot summer day at:

TRAIL STATION PARK, W. FULTON ST., GLOVERSVILLE

RAIN LOCATION: LIBRARY

    Location: Off site - see event description

Tuesday July 18, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Writers Unblocked  
    Contact: Sonny Duross   518-725-2819   jduross@mvls.info
   

This is a creative writing forum for adult writers ranging from amateur to experienced. The group meets weekly to share their work, offer advice and encouragement, and perform creative writing exercises.

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Drop-In Tech Help  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Bring your device and questions to the Library and we will try to assist you (laptop, tablet, phone, digital camera, etc.) on a first come, first serve basis.

Or, call 518-725-2819 to set up an appointment for a more convenient time.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Barbara Madonna   518-725-2819   bmadonna@mvls.info
   

Public Welcome. A copy of the board packet may be found on the Trustees' page on our website.

    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday July 19, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Jolly Readers Book Discussion  
    Contact: Sally Fancher   518-725-2819   sfancher@mvls.info
   

This group meets monthly to discuss a specific book.

The title for July is: The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls.

    Location: Meeting Room
   12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM MiSci Science Museum: 'Dry Ice'  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

MiSci Science Museum returns to the Gloversville Public Library to captivate you with the mystery of dry ice!!
Discover how dry ice works through safe hands-on demonstrations and experimentation.

    Location: Meeting Room

Thursday July 20, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Traveling Story Time  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

THIS STORY TIME WILL BE HELD AT:

GLOVERSVILLE POST OFFICE, 115 N. MAIN ST., GLOVERSVILLE.

Story Time’s gone MOBILE!!

Meet us at different places this summer to hear a story and make a craft!!

This is a great way for little ones to explore the City of Gloversville and socialize with others.

Ages 2 & up, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Off site - see event description
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Knitting Group  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Adult members meet to knit, crochet, and discuss projects. There is no registration or fee required to join this group.

    Location: Meeting Room

Tuesday July 25, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Writers Unblocked  
    Contact: Sonny Duross   518-725-2819   jduross@mvls.info
   

This is a creative writing forum for adult writers ranging from amateur to experienced. The group meets weekly to share their work, offer advice and encouragement, and perform creative writing exercises.

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Drop-In Tech Help  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Bring your device and questions to the Library and we will try to assist you (laptop, tablet, phone, digital camera, etc.) on a first come, first serve basis.

Or, call 518-725-2819 to set up an appointment for a more convenient time.


Wednesday July 26, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM 'Hands on Nature' Program  
   

Author and educator Anita Sanchez comes to teach children about animals and their habitats.

   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Adult 'CD Scratch Art' Craft #1  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Join us and etch beautiful designs onto a painted CD to put on display or hang as an ornament!!

All supplies are provided.

***Registration Required***

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:45 PM Adult 'CD Scratch Art' Craft #2  
    Contact: Nicole Hauser   518-725-2819   nhauser@mvls.info
   

Join us and etch beautiful designs onto a painted CD to put on display or hang as an ornament!!

All supplies are provided.

***Registration Required***

    Location: Meeting Room

Thursday July 27, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Traveling Story Time  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

THIS STORY TIME WILL BE HELD AT:

MELCHOIR PARK, N. KINGSBORO AVE., GLOVERSVILLE.

RAIN LOCATION: LIBRARY

Story Time’s gone MOBILE!!

Meet us at different places this summer to hear a story and make a craft!!

This is a great way for little ones to explore the City of Gloversville and socialize with others.

Ages 2 & up, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Off site - see event description
   4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Knitting Group  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Adult members meet to knit, crochet, and discuss projects. There is no registration or fee required to join this group.

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM 'Volunteer Firefighter' Presentation  
    Contact:    518-725-2819   
   

Informational presentation with Berkshire Volunteer Fire Chief Bob Fancher.  

    Location: Reading Room - First Floor

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