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Friday May 25, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Doyle Security  
   

Need to work on motion sensors


Saturday May 26, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Memorial Day


Sunday May 27, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Memorial Day


Monday May 28, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Memorial Day


Tuesday May 29, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 May 30, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Browse, Buy & Sell with eBay  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Get started buying and selling on eBay. Learn how to make and manage an account, list items for sale, and place your own bids on all kinds of items.

Instructor: Sarah McFadden

 

This program is supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services Program, in partnership with the Capital Region Workforce Development Board and ACCES-VR.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday May 31, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Harvey

(1950)

104m

Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows. Starring Jimmy Stewart and Wallace Ford

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday June 1, 2018
   10:40 AM  -  11:25 AM Middle School Book Club  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   518 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Bring your lunch to the school library to talk about the graphic novel, Sunny Side Up by Jennifer & Matthew Holm.  Copies are available in the school library. New members are always welcome. Grades 6 to 8, please register at the school library, or online at www.voorpl.org.

The Middle School Book Club is a program sponsored by the Voorheesville Public Library held once a month during lunchtime in the C.A. Bouton High School Library. 

    Location: MS/HS Library
   11:25 AM  -  12:55 PM Not a Book Club  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   518 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Dead on Town Line by Leslie Connor

Friday, June 1, 11:25am - 12:10pm and 12:10 - 12:55 pm

Beautifully crafted in free verse, this book offers a reading experience that will linger well past the last page.

Not a Book Club is a program sponsored by the Voorheesville Public Library and held at high school lunchtimes in the C.A. Bouton High School Library.  Free copies of this title will be available in the school library.

    Location: MS/HS Library
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Kids' Book Discussion  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Inspector Flytrap in the Da Vinci Cold! by Tom Angleberger & Cece Bell

A Venus flytrap and a goat are a mystery-solving duo in this hilarious first book in the “Inspector Flytrap” series. The plant detective works tirelessly with his assistant, Nina the Goat, on his community’s unsolved cases. Flytrap is interested only in solving "BIG DEAL" mysteries, while Nina seems motivated purely by her ravenous appetite. She has a bad habit of occasionally eating evidence! This book combines wacky humor and a silly cast of characters with adventure, friendship, and mystery.

The Library will be closed except for the book discussion participants and their families. Grades 2 - 3, please register at the Information Desk and pick up a copy of the book.

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday June 2, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Ceramic Tile Painting with Alcohol Inks  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Make a unique, free-form decorative ceramic tile painting (or 2, if time permits) using the hot new medium of alcohol inks. Our instructor, artist Lydia Lynch, will demonstrate basic application techniques and describe how different effects can be achieved. This is a fun and easy art form that does not require any artistic ability. You will be amazed at the results. All materials will be supplied, including a small easel to display your creation. It is suggested that you wear an old shirt, apron or smock.  Adults and teens (age 12+) are welcome, please register.

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:45 PM  -  4:15 PM Artist Reception  
   

Diane Wozniak will be holding an artist reception. Stop by to meet the artist, enjoy some light refreshments and wander through the gallery, enjoying Diane's work.

    Location: Library Community Room

Sunday June 3, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Mark your calendars for the third annual Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day! The Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day is a community-wide event that provides families with a safe and fun day of bicycling and family-friendly activities. This year we will have a true bicycle block party complete with music, food, fire trucks, a bounce house, storytime, craft time, a BMX demonstration, Family Yoga class on the lawn, pony rides and farm animals to pet from Ponies for Hire, and more! All activities will be on a closed bicycle loop (Grove Street and the Rail Trail). Come join the fun.

RAIN DATE: Sunday, June 10

Check VFBD’s website http://vvillebicycling.com/ and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/VoorheesvilleFamilyBicyclingDay/ for the most updated information.

 


Monday June 4, 2018
   11:30 AM  -  8:00 PM Red Cross Blood Drive  
    Contact: Pamela Downey   518-414-1998   
    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday June 5, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Getting Started with Computers: Using the Computer  
    Contact: Andrew Ward   765-2791   andrew.ward@voorpl.org
   

This class is intended for new and infrequent computer users. We’ll touch on the mouse and keyboard before moving on to the basics of launching and interacting with programs.

Participants can bring their own devices, or use one of the Library’s laptops. Please register for one session.

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday June 6, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Getting Started with Computers: Using the Computer  
    Contact: Andrew Ward   765-2791   andrew.ward@voorpl.org
   

This class is intended for new and infrequent computer users. We’ll touch on the mouse and keyboard before moving on to the basics of launching and interacting with programs.

Participants can bring their own devices, or use one of the Library’s laptops. Please register for one session.

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Fiction Book Discussion Annual Potluck*  
    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 Kline

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.

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday June 7, 2018
   9:45 AM Library Tots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Children from newborn to 36 months will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing your baby's skills.  (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Library Tots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Children from newborn to 36 months will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing your baby's skills. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

La La Land

(2016)

128m

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. Starring Ryan Gossling and Emma Stone

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters  
    Contact: Julie-Ann Fortran   765-2837   julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville Village Quilters.  We gather at 6 pm with a potluck dinner followed by our meeting.  Please contact Julie-Ann Fortran if there are any questions.

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday June 9, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Gentle Adult Yoga  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Instructor Tricia Kandefer of Kind Performing Arts

Gentle Yoga is a calming, stress-relieving yoga class that stretches and strengthens the body gradually. Emphasis is on building awareness of the breath and the body. Asanas are practiced at a slower pace with attention to alignment and detail. Gentle yoga is recommended for all levels looking for a soothing, relaxing, and restorative experience!

*Please bring a mat and water bottle

    Location: Library Community Room

Sunday June 10, 2018
   12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day - RAIN DATE  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

RAIN DATE for the 3rd annual Voorheesville Family Bicycling Day's community-wide block party event (to be held on June 3). More details to follow.

   2:00 PM Second Sunday Films  
    Contact: Tracey Pause     tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Pride (2014)When a group of gay and lesbian activists begin to raise money to help families affected by the British miners' strike in 1984, they initially face resistance but when they give their donations directly to a small village in Wales, a surprising alliance forms. Rated R, 119 min. Light refreshments will be served.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday June 11, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM MVP Health Care Medicare Advantage Presentation  
    Contact: Gladys Crawford   5183882370   gcrawford@mvphealthcare.com
   

Open to the public, presentation on MVP Health Care 2018 Medicare Advanatge plans.

    Location: Library Community Room
   3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids Club  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Kids Club will be visiting the Library from VES. This is a closed program for Kids Club only.

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Voorheesville Community Alliance for Healthy Choices Meeting  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   debbie.sternklar@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

The Alliance formed to engage local parents, youth, organizations and agencies by providing resources, education and support in an effort to reduce substance abuse, violence and other risk behaviors within the Voorheesville community and to improve the emotional well-being of its members.  Community members are welcome at all meetings. 

    Location: MS/HS Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM VCSD Board of Education  
    Contact:    765-3313   
   

Regular meetings of the Voorheesville Board of Education will be held on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. in the Library of the Clayton A. Bouton High School, Voorheesville, NY. Information regarding the meetings may be obtained by calling the Superintendent's Office at 765-3313, ext.101. In the event that additional special meetings are held, or changes of dates or times of regular meetings are made, they will be published on the District website.

    Location: MS/HS Library

Tuesday June 12, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 June 13, 2018
   5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Beading Workshop: Wire Ring Making  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   debbie.sternklar@voorpl.org
   

This month you can learn how to make a simple ring with wire, buttons, or beads if you'd like.  The Library provides tools and offers a variety of beads to choose from, or you are welcome to bring your own supplies and projects along.  Check out our beading books and magazines for inspiration. You may arrive at any time during the workshop that fits your schedule. Adults and teens ages 14 and up.  Please register, and there will be a small materials fee.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday June 14, 2018
   9:45 AM Library Tots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Children from newborn to 36 months will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing your baby's skills. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Library Tots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Children from newborn to 36 months will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing your baby's skills. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Field of Dreams

(1989)

107m

An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come. Starring Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Google Docs  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   
   

Google Drive is a great way to store your documents and share them with others. It's also a great substitute for Microsoft Word, and it's free with a Gmail account. Get started with the basics of creating, sharing, and exporting documents, and learn about the ins and outs of cloud storage from instructor Sarah McFadden. Please register.

 

This program is supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services Program, in partnership with the Capital Region Workforce Development Board and ACCES-VR.

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday June 15, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   518 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Students entering grade 7 and up can earn community service credit for assisting with summer programs at the Library.  Jobs include helping prepare crafts, working with younger children during programs, and some computer tasks.  Fill out a volunteer form prior to this mandatory volunteer orientation.  Teens should also bring their summer calendars so they know which dates they are available to volunteer.  For more information, please contact Debbie Sternklar at the library, or email teens@voorpl.org.  Space in the volunteer program is limited, please register for Orientation online by Fri., June 8.

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday June 16, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Circus Science Family STEAM Program  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Find your inner performer under our big top! From balancing acts to science magic, we'll learn a few tricks to help us put on a dazzling show. Explore and discover through color mixing using your 5 senses while making, tasting, feeling, smelling and coloring popcorn. Come to a hands-on science enrichment program with early childhood educators, Shannon Guestella and Leiana Hawkins. For ages 3-7 with parent or caregiver. Please register.

Leiana Hawkins holds a B.S in Biology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.Ed. in Science Education from North Carolina State University. Leiana has been developing and teaching programs since 2001. She has worked at the Museum of Life and Science, the Roger Williams Park Zoo, and the Providence Children's Museum. Leiana founded Springboard Experiences in 2016. 

Shannon Guastella’s formal education is in Communication Disorders, Sign Language and Early Childhood Education. Shannon has enjoyed a lifetime learning from young children.  She worked as a special educator with the Albany City School District and Capital Region BOCES working most closely with kindergarteners struggling with autism, hearing loss, and emotional disabilities.  She now owns a Fitness and Yoga studio and teaches yoga and fitness to toddlers and preschoolers.

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday June 18, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Staff Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     
    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday June 19, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Getting Started with Computers: Files and Storage  
    Contact: Andrew Ward   765-2791   andrew.ward@voorpl.org
   

This class is intended for new and infrequent computer users. We’ll go over the organizational structure of the computer and how to find what you’re looking for. Then we’ll practice creating, moving, and relocating files.

Participants can bring their own devices, or use one of the Library’s laptops. Please register for one session.

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Getting Started with Computers: Files and Storage  
    Contact: Andrew Ward   765-2791   andrew.ward@voorpl.org
   

This class is intended for new and infrequent computer users. We’ll go over the organizational structure of the computer and how to find what you’re looking for. Then we’ll practice creating, moving, and relocating files.

Participants can bring their own devices, or use one of the Library’s laptops. Please register for one session.

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday June 20, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond Book Club  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

 

A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline

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

Thursday June 21, 2018
   9:45 AM Library Tots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Children from newborn to 36 months will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing your baby's skills.(Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Library Tots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Children from newborn to 36 months will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing your baby's skills.  (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Man Who Came To Dinner

(1942)

112m

When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely. Starring Bette Davis and Ann Sheridan

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Philosophers 101  
    Contact: Larry Rapant     Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
   


People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers.  Very casual.  No homework! (possible email debates)  Drop in or call for info .

    Location: VPL Director's Office

Monday June 25, 2018
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Libraries Rock! Stories & Crafts Program  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

We’ll share some rockin’ reads, then make some musical crafts.  Decorate your own rock guitar, then show-off your style in an air-guitar contest.  Turn plain rocks into punk rocks or kindness rocks. Grades K-5; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustee Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
   

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday June 26, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Hamilteens  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Do you know every word in the Hamilton musical songs?  Come belt it out accompanied by the instrumental soundtrack along with other fans. Refreshments will be served. Grades 7 and up, college-age; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday June 27, 2018
   1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Game Day  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Get your Game On at the library as we play classic, new and worldwide games. Interested in competitive relays? How about minute-to-win-it challenges? Want to learn a game from another country? Join us for an energetic afternoon. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes you can run in. For ages K-5; please Register

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday June 28, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Mrs. Miniver

(1942)

134m

A British family struggles to survive the first months of World War II. Starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Summer Reading Program Kick-Off and Ice Cream Social  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

“Tom Knight Puppets” with musician/puppeteer, Tom Knight

Tom will be the perfect guest to kick-off our Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Program. Tom’s upbeat and entertaining family concert includes songs and skits about animals, food, environmental science, and the importance of reading. Make your own ice cream sundaes generously supplied by Stewart's Shops will be served after the show. All ages welcome.

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday July 2, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Magic the Gathering  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Magic is the world’s most popular strategy card game. Throughout the course of a match, players will cast devastating spells, summon creatures of legend, and wield powerful artifacts to best their opponents in a battle of wits. Bring your battle deck and work your Magic on other collectors. Free decks are available for beginners, come learn to play! Already know how? Come find new opponents. Grades 7 to 12. Please register.

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday July 3, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 4, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Independence Day


Thursday July 5, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

It Happened On 5th Avenue

(1947)

116m

A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners. Starring Don Defore and Ann Harding

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters  
    Contact: Julie-Ann Fortran   765-2837   julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville Village Quilters.  Please contact Julie-Ann Fortran if there are any questions.

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday July 6, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Time  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Middle and High Schoolers are invited to hang out, play geeky games, or make something, whether high-tech or low-tech. Use the Leap Motion or the 3D scanner with our laptops. Invent something with the littleBits electronics kits, or program the Ozobots. Build in Minecraft, battle in Pokemon Showdown or bring your deck to play Magic the Gathering. Sewing machines and craft supplies will also be available if you want to create something. There will be snacks. Grade 7 and up; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday July 9, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Gross-out Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Do you like slimy, creepy, crawly, wiggly, oozy, and smelly things? When most people say, “Yuck!” do you shout, “Yay!”? Explore a variety of hands-on “gross” activities about wiggly worms, slime, garbage and recycling, bodily functions, elimination and poop. Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 2-5. 


 
    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Discussion*  
    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. 

In this wake-up call for general readers and undergraduate students, environmental journalist Joel K. Bourne argues that climate change could make it impossible to feed the growing global population in the next 40 years. The accessible narrative takes general readers around the world to meet individuals, families, activists, and agricultural innovators in small and large farms and research projects. The book’s engaging style, larger type, and black and white photos offer further appeal. Author Bourne has written for National Geographic, Audubon, Science, and Outside. He holds a BS in agronomy and a MS in journalism. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

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

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday July 10, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Gross-out Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Do you like slimy, creepy, crawly, wiggly, oozy, and smelly things? When most people say, “Yuck!” do you shout, “Yay!”? Explore a variety of hands-on “gross” activities about wiggly worms, slime, garbage and recycling, bodily functions, elimination and poop. Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 2-5. 

 Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.
 
    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday July 11, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Writing Workshop with Author, Leslie Connor  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Are you a budding writer interested in being inspired and learning techniques from an award-winning author of middle grade and young adult books? Join Leslie Connor for a morning of stimulating writing exercises that are sure to get those creative juices flowing! The Library will be partnering with the Cole Summer Writer’s Institute, a workshop for middle and high school students to hone their writing skills in a fun, relaxed environment. This program will be held at the Clayton A. Bouton High School.  For students entering grades 6 and up. Please register.

    Location: Clayton A. Bouton High School
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Gross-out Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Do you like slimy, creepy, crawly, wiggly, oozy, and smelly things? When most people say, “Yuck!” do you shout, “Yay!”? Explore a variety of hands-on “gross” activities about wiggly worms, slime, garbage and recycling, bodily functions, elimination and poop. Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 2-5. 

 Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.
 
    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Family Book Discussion with Potluck Dinner and Author Visit  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

We are excited to have author Leslie Connor visit us in person to facilitate the discussion of her new book! Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Diane Blinn, will be providing information about bullying, a major theme of the book. Please bring a dish to share. Beverages and dessert provided.  For students entering grades 5-9 w/caregiver. Please register and pick up a copy of the book.

Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows he can barely read or write. Mason’s learning disabilities are compounded by grief. Fifteen months ago, Mason’s best friend Benny turned up dead in the Buttle family’s orchard. An investigation drags on and ever-honest Mason can’t understand why Lieutenant Baird won’t believe his story. Mason and his new friend, tiny Calvin, are relentlessly bullied by the other boys in their neighborhood, so they create an underground club space. When Calvin goes missing, Mason finds himself in trouble again. He’s desperate to figure out what happened to Calvin, and eventually, Benny. But will anyone believe him?

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday July 12, 2018
   9:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Gross-out Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Do you like slimy, creepy, crawly, wiggly, oozy, and smelly things? When most people say, “Yuck!” do you shout, “Yay!”? Explore a variety of hands-on “gross” activities about wiggly worms, slime, garbage and recycling, bodily functions, elimination and poop. Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 2-5. 

 Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.
 
    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday July 14, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Miss Lisa's Musikids  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Join Lisa Russo for a morning of musical fun. Miss Lisa's Musikids is great for all ages, from lap-sitters to Kindergarteners. With lots of singing, creative movement, and hands-on instruments, you and your child are sure to have a great musical time. For ages 2-6 w/caregiver. Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday July 16, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Staff Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     
    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Reading Together: Miguel and the Grand Harmony  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Parents/caregivers and their emergent or independent readers are invited to explore the benefits of a shared “reading together” experience. Join us for an evening of book related activities as we discuss Miguel and the Grand Harmony, the charming picture book adaptation of the film Coco. For children entering grades 1-3 w/caregiver. Please register and pick up a copy of the book.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Essential Oils for For Children  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorpl.org
   

We welcome moms, dads, and grandparents to join us for doterra essential oil class centered on keeping your kids and babies healthy and happy. We will be focusing on immunity, sleep, calming and much, much more!

Presenter: Karen Chenel

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday July 18, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

More information to come. 

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Digitize Your Music  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Learn to record and create digital music. Bring your own instrument, acoustic or electronic, you can also sing, if that’s your thing. Musician and sound technician Keith Rivers will introduce you to tools for both Apple computers and PCs, then help you record your unique sound.  Grades 7 and up; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday July 19, 2018
   9:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Random Harvest

(1942)

126m

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world. Starring George Burns and John Denver

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Painting Rocks (!)  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorpl.org
   

We will be exploring the joy of painting on rocks. Use them to decorate a garden or walkway, or make a new pet! Ages 7+

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Philosophers 101  
    Contact: Larry Rapant     Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
   


People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers.  Very casual.  No homework! (possible email debates)  Drop in or call for info .

    Location: VPL Director's Office

Friday July 20, 2018
   1:30 PM  -  3:15 PM Kids' Movie Matinee: Coco  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. (IMDB)

2017, Rated PG, 105 minutes. Popcorn and refreshments served. No registration required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday July 23, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Week  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Start making! Students will be offered a new series of creative projects that introduce the basics of circuitry, coding, crafting, and engineering. Local author & maker, Kathy Ceceri will lead us in making electronic musical inventions. Choreograph your number for our “So You Think Your Ozobot Can Dance?” contest – complete with costumes and stages. Make brush bots, then design a habitat for them, and more! Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 5 to 9. 


 
    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustee Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
   

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday July 24, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Week  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Start making! Students will be offered a new series of creative projects that introduce the basics of circuitry, coding, crafting, and engineering. Local author & maker, Kathy Ceceri will lead us in making electronic musical inventions. Choreograph your number for our “So You Think Your Ozobot Can Dance?” contest – complete with costumes and stages. Make brush bots, then design a habitat for them, and more! Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 5 to 9. 

Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.
 
    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Week  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Start making! Students will be offered a new series of creative projects that introduce the basics of circuitry, coding, crafting, and engineering. Local author & maker, Kathy Ceceri will lead us in making electronic musical inventions. Choreograph your number for our “So You Think Your Ozobot Can Dance?” contest – complete with costumes and stages. Make brush bots, then design a habitat for them, and more! Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 5 to 9. 

Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.
 
    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Adult Book Discussion  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorpl.org
   

More information to come. 

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday July 26, 2018
   9:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Maker Week  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Start making! Students will be offered a new series of creative projects that introduce the basics of circuitry, coding, crafting, and engineering. Local author & maker, Kathy Ceceri will lead us in making electronic musical inventions. Choreograph your number for our “So You Think Your Ozobot Can Dance?” contest – complete with costumes and stages. Make brush bots, then design a habitat for them, and more! Participants must attend all four days; after-care is available if needed. Open to students entering grades 5 to 9. 

Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.
 
    Location: Library Community Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM MVP Health Care Medicare Advantage Presentation  
    Contact: Gladys Crawford   5183882370   gcrawford@mvphealthcare.com
   

Presentaion on MVP Health Care Medicare Advantage Plans

    Location: VPL Director's Office
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Author Visit with Lois Miner Huey, Archaeologist  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Are you interested in history, archaeology, and gruesome tales of the past? New York State Archaeologist, Lois Miner Huey, has always been a voracious reader and interested in digging up stories about the past lives of people and the places they lived. Ms. Huey will discuss her exciting career and her thrilling nonfiction books, many of which focus on archaeology. Books will be available for sale and author signing. For students entering grades 5+ and adults. Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday July 27, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM LEGO Jr. Maker Event  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Get inspired by readings about building and creativity, then start putting bricks together to make whatever you’d like.  Parents and caregivers will join in this creative journey meant to foster problem-solving skills and encourage storytelling. Open to children entering Kindergarten through 3rd grade; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday July 28, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Maker Faire  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   debbie.sternklar@voorpl.org
   

Interested in seeing what regional folks are making? Visit the Maker Faire! Exhibitors include Handmade by Aly Parrott, among other artists and creative minds. The Emack & Bolio’s Ice Cream Truck will visit to make everyone happy! Our Maker Week students will show off their projects, and teach you how to make something. Open to all, school-age to adult; no registration necessary.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday July 30, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Games & Competition  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Do you like to play games? Do you have a competitive spirit? Join us for a lively afternoon of books, games, and mini competitions. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes you can run in. For ages K-5; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pig Out on Reading with Farmer Minor and Daisy  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

We will be going hog wild at the library! Join our friend, Farmer Minor, his beloved pig, Daisy, and their pug pals to hear about life on the farm and about Daisy’s travels. Pucker up and get ready to give Daisy a BIG SMOOCH or just a friendly pat! Pigs and pugs love to share the joy of reading! All ages welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday July 31, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Ukulele for Beginners  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Ukuleles are such fun instruments for beginners! Bring yours along for a group lesson with Darcy Morrison.  Grades 7 and up, adults; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday August 1, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Book Discussion with Potluck and author Skype Visit  
    Contact: Gail Brown   518 765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

We are excited to have award-winning author, Laurel Snyder, visit us virtually via Skype to discuss her award-winning book Orphan Island! She will be joining us after the potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share. Beverages and dessert provided. For students entering grades 5-9 w/caregiver. Please register and pick up a copy of the book.

On the island inhabited only by children, everything is absolutely perfect. Only one thing ever changes: on that fateful day, each year, when a boat appears from the mist upon the ocean carrying one young child to join them and taking the eldest one away, never to be seen again. Today’s Changing is no different. The boat arrives, taking away Jinny’s best friend, Deen, replacing him with a new little girl named Ess, and leaving Jinny as the new Elder. Jinny knows her responsibility is to teach Ess everything she needs to know about the island to keep things as they’ve always been. Will she be ready for the inevitable day when the boat will come back and take her away forever from the only home she’s known?

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday August 2, 2018
   9:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Only Angels Have Wings

(1939)

121m

At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract. Starring Cary Grant and Jean Arthur

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters  
    Contact: Julie-Ann Fortran   765-2837   julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville Village Quilters.   Please contact Julie-Ann Fortran if there are any questions.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday August 6, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM MVP Health Care Medicare Presentation  
    Contact: Gladys Crawford   5183882370   gcrawford@mvphealthcare.com
   

Presentation on MVP Health Care 2018 Medicare Advantage Products

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Music Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Music is called the universal language. Engage in a camp game and song class from local author, Jessica Loy, surf sonic sound waves with Mad Science of Saratoga, explore how music moves the body, learn through an “Instrument Petting Zoo” from John Keal Music, discover wildlife music, and beat the drums at a “Let’s Drum” hands-on workshop. Participants must attend all four days. Open to students entering grades 2 to 5.

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday August 7, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Music Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Music is called the universal language. Engage in a camp game and song class from local author, Jessica Loy, surf sonic sound waves with Mad Science of Saratoga, explore how music moves the body, learn through an “Instrument Petting Zoo” from John Keal Music, discover wildlife music, and beat the drums at a “Let’s Drum” hands-on workshop. Participants must attend all four days. Open to students entering grades 2 to 5.

Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Wednesday August 8, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Music Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Music is called the universal language. Engage in a camp game and song class from local author, Jessica Loy, surf sonic sound waves with Mad Science of Saratoga, explore how music moves the body, learn through an “Instrument Petting Zoo” from John Keal Music, discover wildlife music, and beat the drums at a “Let’s Drum” hands-on workshop. Participants must attend all four days. Open to students entering grades 2 to 5.

Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.

 

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Robert Rivest: Let's Rock This Library with Laughter!  
    Contact: Gail Brown   518 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Comic mime Robert Rivest entertains audiences of all ages while joyfully motivating them to read, celebrate their libraries and move to the music of nature, animals and life all around us. Everyone will learn cool mime movements, awesome laughter exercises and calming mindfulness activities ending with an interactive mime “poem” about the joys of reading, books and libraries. All ages welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday August 9, 2018
   9:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Music Week  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Music is called the universal language. Engage in a camp game and song class from local author, Jessica Loy, surf sonic sound waves with Mad Science of Saratoga, explore how music moves the body, learn through an “Instrument Petting Zoo” from John Keal Music, discover wildlife music, and beat the drums at a “Let’s Drum” hands-on workshop. Participants must attend all four days. Open to students entering grades 2 to 5.

Registration will begin for Voorheesville residents on Monday, April 9. Please only register for one week per child. Second weeks may be added beginning on Monday, April 23, and non-residents may also register.

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday August 10, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Full STEAM Ahead  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Put your artistic creativity to the test with some cool engineering and technology tools. There will be Makedo cardboard construction, Squishy Circuits, littleBits electronics, KEVA planks, and more for your scientific exploration. Grades 1-6; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Time  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Middle and High Schoolers are invited to hang out, play geeky games, or make something, whether high-tech or low-tech. Use the Leap Motion or the 3D scanner with our laptops. Invent something with the littleBits electronics kits, or program the Ozobots. Build in Minecraft, battle in Pokemon Showdown or bring your deck to play Magic the Gathering. Sewing machines and craft supplies will also be available if you want to create something. There will be snacks. Grade 7 and up; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday August 13, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Songwriting for Teens  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   (518) 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

Do you listen to music? Then you can write a song. No matter what experience level, songwriting is a fun way to share stories, feelings, and change the world around you. In this workshop you will learn the basics of songwriting by creating a group song, then break into pairs or solo work to find your own voice. Whether you are always humming new tunes, crafting lyrics, or just curious about it all, songwriting is for you.

Open to students entering grade 7 and up; please register.
    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday August 14, 2018
   10:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Theme-based, multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy. Books, rhymes, songs, a short video, and an art activity comprise the program.  (Ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 August 15, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Books & Beyond  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
    More information to come.
    Location: Library Community Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Tween Creativity Lab: Ozobot Dance Party  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   518 765-2791   teens@voorpl.org
   

So you think your Ozobot can dance? Prove it! Learn how to program the Library’s Ozobots using Ozoblockly.  Pick a song for your dance routine, create a quick costume, and decorate the stage.  We’ll enjoy a robot dance festival, choreographed by YOU! Grades 4 to 6; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Adult Book Discussion  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorpl.org
   

More Information to come. 

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday August 16, 2018
   9:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   10:45 AM Summertots  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   
   

Join Miss Amy for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. After the short program, tots can play with ge appropriate toys and try learning activities either indoors or outdoors. Water play will take place outside, so wear your sunscreen, and bring a towel and dry clothing. This popular program will be offered twice each Thursday; please register seperately for each date and time that you wish to attend. (Newborns to 36 months with a caregiver.)

    Location: Library Community Room
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Pocketful of Miracles

(1962)

136m

A New York gangster and his girlfriend attempt to turn street beggar Apple Annie into a society lady when the peddler learns her daughter is marrying royalty. Starring Glenn Ford, Betty Davis and Hope Lange

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Upcycling Crafts  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorpl.org
   

Make a reusable grocery bag out of an old t-shirt (no sewing required). We will also have other upcycle projects and ideas. Come for the bag, stay for the fun. Please bring your own t-shirt. Ages 7+

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Philosophers 101  
    Contact: Larry Rapant     Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
   


People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers.  Very casual.  No homework! (possible email debates)  Drop in or call for info .

    Location: VPL Director's Office

Saturday August 18, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Family Storytime: STEAMy Summer Fun  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Are you ready for some STEAMy summer fun? We are! Join Miss Amy for a short (but sweet) storytime and then some awesome Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math stations that will include making slime, bubble art, outside water play, and ice cream!! You won't want to miss it! For ages 3-7 w/caregiver. Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday August 20, 2018
   1:30 PM  -  3:15 PM Kids' Movie Matinee: Ferdinand  
    Contact: Gail Brown   518 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

 After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. (IMDB)

2018, Rated PG, 108 minutes. Popcorn and refreshments served. No registration required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday August 21, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 August 22, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Get Ready for Kindergarten!  
    Contact: Gail Brown   (518) 765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Join us for a fun-filled and educational evening where soon-to-be-kindergarteners hone their kindergarten-readiness skills at activity/learning centers. Let’s celebrate this important and exciting milestone! Entering Kindergarten, with parents. Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday August 23, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

(1958)

108m

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cooking for Teens and Parents  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Jodie Fitz will teach teens and parents some quick, school-night dinner recipes to make together.  Grade 7 and up w/parent; please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday August 24, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Last Day to Record Summer Reading  
    Contact: Debbie Sternklar   518 765-2791   debbie.sternklar@voorpl.org
   

With our reader reward system, all participants who record their reading by Friday, August 24 will receive prizes at the end of the program and earn tickets for grand prize drawings. The deadline to enter time read and number of books to receive your "golden tickets" is Friday, 8/24 at 5:00 pm. 

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday August 27, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Summer Reading Program Finale: Jason's Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   kids@voorpl.org
   

Jason brings the farm to the Library with frogs, bugs, reptiles, a fluffy chicken, bunnies, chinchillas, baby animals and more. Fun farm music will be played throughout and everyone is encouraged to participate in the Chicken Dance, touch the animals, and laugh with a surprise character! Top readers and grand prize winners of the Summer Reading Program will be announced and prizes awarded. All ages welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday August 28, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 30, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Madame Curie

(1943)

124m

Despite himself, accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor Pierre Curie falls for brilliant student Marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium. Starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday September 1, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Labor Day


Sunday September 2, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Labor Day


Monday September 3, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Labor Day


Tuesday September 4, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 6, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Shadow of a Doubt

(1943)

106m

A young woman discovers her visiting uncle may not be the man he seems to be. Starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotton

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters  
    Contact: Julie-Ann Fortran   765-2837   julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville Village Quilters.  Please contact Julie-Ann Fortran if there are any questions.

    Location: Library Community Room

Sunday September 9, 2018
   2:00 PM Second Sunday Film  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorpl.org
   

  La La Land

  While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. (IMDB) 128m, PG-13

Join us for a fun, contemporary, family film every 2nd Sunday. Light refreshments are served.

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday September 10, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Discussion*  
    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. 

An award-winning Cornell astronomer traces the story of the men and women behind the Voyager spacecraft mission to share insight into their motivations, describe the human artifacts the first spacecraft contains and discuss the mission's potential. By the author of Postcards From Mars.

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

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday September 11, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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 September 13, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

National Velvet

(1944)

123m

A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes. Starring Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday September 14, 2018
     Friends of the Library Book Sale  
    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday September 15, 2018
     Friends of the Library Book Sale  
    Location: Library Community Room

Sunday September 16, 2018
     Friends of the Library Book Sale  
    Location: Library Community Room

Monday September 17, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Staff Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     
    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday September 18, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 20, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

A Night To Remember

(1942)

91m

A mystery writer and his newlywed wife move into a Greenwich Village apartment and find themselves with a corpse and a half dozen red herrings. Starring Loretta Young and Brian Aherne

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Philosophers 101  
    Contact: Larry Rapant     Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
   


People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers.  Very casual.  No homework! (possible email debates)  Drop in or call for info .

    Location: VPL Director's Office

Friday September 21, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday September 24, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustee Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
   

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday September 25, 2018
     Trip to Emily Dickinson house in Amherst  
    Contact: Michele Reilly   518-765-2791   
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 27, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Must Love Dogs

(2005)

98m

A forty-something preschool teacher looks to the personals for a change of pace and a relationship, with hilarious results. Starring Diane Lane and John Cusack

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday September 29, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Family STEAM: Let's Get Crackin! Humpty Dumpty and His Amazing Fall  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Details to follow. 

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday October 2, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 3, 2018
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Finding the Right College at the Right Price  
    Contact: Kathleen Tyrrell   518 765-2791   kathleen.tyrrell@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

Dean P. Skarlis, president of the College Advisor of New York will discuss college admissions and financial strategy for parents of high school sophomores and juniors.  Please register.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday October 4, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Big Sleep

(1946)

114m

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters  
    Contact: Julie-Ann Fortran   765-2837   julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville Village Quilters.  Please contact Julie-Ann Fortran if there are any questions.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday October 8, 2018
   5:00 PM Library Closing Early  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Columbus Day, the Library will be closing at 5:00 pm


Tuesday October 9, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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 October 11, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

The Cider House Rules

(2000)

126m

A compassionate young man, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor there, decides to leave to see the world. Starring Tobey Maguire and Charlize Theron

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday October 15, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Staff Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     
    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday October 16, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 18, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte

(1964)

133m

An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative. Starring Bette Davis and Olivia De Havilland

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Philosophers 101  
    Contact: Larry Rapant     Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
   


People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers.  Very casual.  No homework! (possible email debates)  Drop in or call for info .

    Location: VPL Director's Office

Friday October 19, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday October 22, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustee Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
   

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday October 23, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 24, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Saving The USS Slater  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

This presentation shares the story of USS SLATER and why she was chosen to become the Destroyer Escort Historical Museum. Stories will be shared about the history of Destroyer Escorts, SLATER’S involvement in WWII, her service in the Greek Navy, and her restoration, transforming her into a world class museum. Presented by a SLATER volunteer you will get a first-hand look at the hard work that goes into keeping the “Old Girl” afloat.

Presenter Alan Fox

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday October 25, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Monsters, Inc.

(2001)

92m

In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. Stars Billy Crystal and John Goodman

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday October 26, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday October 27, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Halloween Family Storytime  
    Contact: Gail Brown   765-2791   gail.brown@voorpl.org
   

Details to follow. 

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday October 30, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 1, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Cast Away

(2000)

143m

A FedEx executive must transform himself physically and emotionally to survive a crash landing on a deserted island. Stars Tom Hanks and Helen Hunt

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters  
    Contact: Julie-Ann Fortran   765-2837   julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville Village Quilters.  Please contact Julie-Ann Fortran if there are any questions.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday November 6, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Heroes All Around Us  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

More information to come.

    Location: Library Community Room

Thursday November 8, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Behind Enemy Lines

(2001)

106m

A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him. Starring Gene Hackman and Owen Wilson

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday November 10, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Battle of the Atlantic  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
    More Information to come. Presented by Will Trevor
    Location: Library Community Room

Monday November 12, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Nonfiction Book Discussion*  
    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. 

At the center of Mountains Beyond Mountains stands Paul Farmer. Doctor, Harvard Professor, renowned infectious-disease specialist, anthropologist, the recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant, world-class Robin Hood, Farmer was brought up in a bus and on a boat, and in medical school found his life's calling: to diagnose and cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools of modern medicine to those who need them most. This book shows how radical change can be fostered in situations that seem insurmountable, and it also shows how a meaningful life can be created, as Farmer - brilliant, charismatic, charming, both a leader in international health and a doctor who finds time to make house calls in Boston and the mountains of Haiti - blasts through convention to get results.

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

 

 

 

 

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday November 13, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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 November 15, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Stand By Me

(1986)

89m

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. Starring Wil Wheaton and River Phoenix

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Philosophers 101  
    Contact: Larry Rapant     Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
   


People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers.  Very casual.  No homework! (possible email debates)  Drop in or call for info .

    Location: VPL Director's Office

Friday November 16, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Sunday November 18, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Eat healthier for the holidays  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

more information to come.

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday November 19, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Staff Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     
    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday November 20, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 November 21, 2018
   1:00 PM Library Closing Early  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Closing at 1 pm


Thursday November 22, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of Thanksgiving


Tuesday November 27, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 29, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

What About Bob?

(1991)

99m

A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, an obsessive-compulsive neurotic, tracks him down during his family vacation. Starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday November 30, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Set Up Winter Boutique  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518-765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

FOL Set up for Winter Boutique 

    Location: Library Community Room

Saturday December 1, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM FOL Winter Boutique  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

FOL Winter Boutique

    Location: Library Community Room

Sunday December 2, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM FOL Winter Boutique  
    Contact: Tracey Pause   518765-2791   tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
   

FOL Winter Boutique

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday December 3, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Board of Trustee Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
   

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday December 4, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 6, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

(1954)

102m

In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too. Starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel

    Location: Library Community Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters  
    Contact: Julie-Ann Fortran   765-2837   julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the Voorheesville Village Quilters.  We gather at 6 pm with a potluck dinner followed by our meeting.  Please contact Julie-Ann Fortran if there are any questions.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday December 11, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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 13, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Murphy's Romance

(1986)

107m

Emma is a divorced woman with a teen-aged son who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the widowed town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex-husband shows up, needing a place to stay. The three of them form an intricate circle, with Emma's son liking Murphy but desperately wanting his father back. Starring Sally Field and James Garner

    Location: Library Community Room

Friday December 14, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday December 17, 2018
   9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Staff Meeting  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler     
    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday December 18, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Nimblefingers Meet  
    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 20, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Three Men and a Baby

(1987)

102m

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends. Starring Tom Selleck and Steve Guttenberg

    Location: Library Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Philosophers 101  
    Contact: Larry Rapant     Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
   


People with opinions welcome to follow where the conversation leads.  Always seeking talkers.  Very casual.  No homework! (possible email debates)  Drop in or call for info .

    Location: VPL Director's Office

Friday December 21, 2018
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Friends of The Library Meeting  
    Contact: Sherry Burgoon     stburgoon@aol.com
   

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday December 24, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of the Christmas Holiday


Tuesday December 25, 2018
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of the Christmas Holiday


Thursday December 27, 2018
   1:30 PM Thursday Afternoon at the Movies  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Now Showing:

Heidi

(1937)

88m

A plucky little orphan girl gets dumped abruptly into her gruff, hermit grandfather's care, then later gets retaken and delivered as a companion for an injured girl. Starring Shirley Temple and Jean Hersholt

    Location: Library Community Room

Monday December 31, 2018
   1:00 PM Library Closing Early  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

Closing at 1 pm


Tuesday January 1, 2019
     Library Closed  
    Contact: Lynn Kohler   765-2791   
   

In observance of New Years


Tuesday January 8, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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

Tuesday February 12, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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

Tuesday March 12, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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

Tuesday April 9, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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 May 8, 2019
   9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Voorheesville Village Quilters 40th Anniversary  
    Contact: Julie Ann Fortran     julieannfortran@gmail.com
   

Reserved for 40th anniversary celebration

Will be setting up displays in the community room, display case and hallway.

    Location: Library Community Room

Tuesday May 14, 2019
   6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*  
    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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