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Tuesday March 26, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

A Walk in the Clouds

(1995)

A married soldier returning from World War II poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor. (IMDB) Starring Keanu Reeves and Aitana Sanchez-Gijon

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Talk & Taste Cookbook Group - Sheet Pan Suppers
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us on our newest foodie journey. Every other month, we will talk and taste our way through ethnic foods, specialty methods and cuisines, and just plain good cooking.  Read the latest choice, try out the recipes, and (best part!) bring a dish for everyone to sample on discussion night. Experienced foodies and newbies are welcome. A limited number of books are available to purchase for $5 or you can check out a library copy.  Registration required.

Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert 

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Thank you to the Friends of the Library for subsidizing book purchases for this program

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday March 29, 2019
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Special Collection Tour
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We will be looking at and discussing Archives held by Voorheesville Public Library with focus on two collections. The Smith Family papers and the Van Rensselaer Indentures. Voorheesville resident Elizabeth “Lil” Smith made it her project to keep in personal touch with every service man or woman during World War II.

The Van Rensselaer Indentures trace ownership of a tract of land back to Stephen Van Rensselaer in 1791.

Local Village Historian Dennis Sullivan will join us in the discussion.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday April 1, 2019
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Digital spring cleaning: Windows edition
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Time to dust out those hidden folders, delete old programs, and empty the trash (or recycling bin.) Stop by Monday afternoons in April to clean up and speed up your digital devices with some routine maintenance.

 

This program will focus on Windows computers. Participants should bring their own device(s.) Please register.

CONTACT:  Andrew Ward  765-2791  andrew.ward@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday April 2, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday April 3, 2019
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Fiction Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

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

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Evaluating his life on the eve of his death, atypical canine Enzo considers the sacrifices his master, Denny Swift, has made in his pursuit of becoming a professional race car driver; the painful custody battle between Denny and his in-laws, and the dog's own efforts to preserve the Swift family. 200,000 first printing.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday April 4, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

High Society

(1956)

A spoiled heiress must choose between three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter. (IMDB) Starring Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Grace Kelly

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday April 8, 2019
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Digital spring cleaning: Android edition
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Time to dust out those hidden folders, delete old programs, and empty the trash (or recycling bin.) Stop by Monday afternoons in April to clean up and speed up your digital devices with some routine maintenance.

This program will focus on Android phones and tablets. Participants should bring their own device(s.) Please register.

CONTACT:  Andrew Ward  765-2791  andrew.ward@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Beading Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn easy beading techniques for making simple necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.  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.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  debbie.sternklar@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Remember the Holocaust - An Evening with Teacher/Author Matthew Rozell
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

A Train Near Magdeburg: A Teacher’s Journey into the Holocaust and the Reuniting of the Survivors and Liberators, 70 Years On

Maybe you've seen the photograph before. It has been used by Holocaust museums and memorials all over the world, in books, magazines, and documentaries. It’s all over social media platforms.  But no one ever saw it publicly until Matthew Rozell sat down to interview the World War II veterans who were present when it was taken. They were there. They saw what happened. And they acted in the middle of a shooting war. More importantly, Rozell has chronicled the whole story behind what it really means and helped to reunite the soldiers with the people that they saved six decades after that fateful spring morning in 1945.

Award-winning teacher and historian, Matthew Rozell will give a presentation about the extraordinary story behind an iconic 1945 photograph, which records the whole incredible story about Holocaust survivors left to die on a train in Nazi Germany and the America soldiers that liberated them.

Matthew Rozell is an award-winning history teacher, author, speaker and blogger on the topic of the most cataclysmic events in the history of mankind including World War II and the Holocaust. Mr. Rozell has been featured as the “ABC World News Person of the Week” and has had his work as a teacher filmed for the CBS Evening News, NBC Learn, the Israeli Broadcast Authority, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the New York State United Teachers.

Matthew Rozell’s books will be available for purchase and signing. For more on Matthew Rozell, visit his web site at www.matthewrozell.com .

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday April 11, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Father Goose

(1964)

During World War II, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female. (IMDB) Starring Cary Grant and Leslie Caron

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Cradle of the Union: Albany History Uncovered
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Cradle of the Union: Albany History Uncovered

Author Erik Schlimmer will present his book and research on Albany street name history.

The City of Albany has 800 streets, and thus as many street names. In this program, author Erik Schlimmer takes audiences on a virtual tour of street names, weaving among war heroes, criminals, founding fathers, and Dutch settlers.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Tyrrell  518765-2791  kathleen.tyrrell@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday April 13, 2019
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Pilates Mat Class
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

The Pilates Exercise principles were designed by Joseph Pilates 100 years ago to improve muscle strength and flexibility without building bulk. The Pilates Method is built on six principles: concentration, control, center, fluidity, precision, and breath. The movements are smooth leaving one refreshed and not exhausted. Pilates strengthens and stretches muscles with a focus on balance and core strength. This FREE class will be designed for beginners; no Pilates experience required.

The instructor, Shannon McConnell, is a certified Pilates Mat instructor with the Exercise Safety Association and has been teaching classes for 10 years.

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or towel. For ages 14 - adult. Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown   765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday April 15, 2019
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Digital spring cleaning: iOS edition
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Time to dust out those hidden folders, delete old programs, and empty the trash (or recycling bin.) Stop by Monday afternoons in April to clean up and speed up your digital devices with some routine maintenance.

This program will focus on iPhones and iPads. Participants should bring their own device(s). Please register.

 

CONTACT:  Andrew Ward  765-2791  andrew.ward@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Evaluating his life on the eve of his death, atypical canine Enzo considers the sacrifices his master, Denny Swift, has made in his pursuit of becoming a professional race car driver; the painful custody battle between Denny and his in-laws, and the dog's own efforts to preserve the Swift family. 200,000 first printing.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday April 18, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Goodbye, Christopher Robin

(2017)

The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh. (IMDB) Starring Domhnall Gleeson and Margot Robbie

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday April 23, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday April 25, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

(1945)

Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s. (IMDB) Starring Dorothy McGuire and Joan Blondell

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday May 1, 2019
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Fiction Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

The fiction book discussion group meets each month to carefully analyze the current selection in a warm and welcoming setting.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. 

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Secure in the love of her husband in spite of cultural pressures for him to have a polygamous marriage, Yejide is overwhelmed by shock and pain when her initial inability to become pregnant compels her husband to take a second wife, a situation that leads to her own desperate and fateful quest to conceive a child.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday May 2, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Charade

(1963)

Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust? (IMDB) Starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday May 4, 2019
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In the Shadow of Suribachi: Sammy's Story Documentary Screening & Discussion
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 You are invited to a screening of the powerful documentary, “In the Shadow of Suribachi: Sammy’s Story.” It is a harrowing tale of two battles fought by a Jewish WWII Marine, Sammy Bernstein. The first was the horror of Iwo Jima, the Marine Corp’s bloodiest battle, and the second was Sammy’s struggle with anti-Semitism in the WWII military.  The film’s producer and director, Major Joseph Conforti ret. USMC, and Sammy’s son, Howie Bernstein, will facilitate a discussion at the conclusion of the film. Light refreshments served. Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown   518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday May 6, 2019
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Medicare 101
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

If you are enrolled in Medicare or are soon to be enrolled, you may have questions. Janey Kiffney, a certified Medicare Counselor with New York State's Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) will present a two-part program on Medicare. Please note this is a two-part program and will meet again Monday, May 13th at 10:00 am.

YOU MUST REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND BOTH CLASSES.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibraryl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

The story behind the classic movie High Noon shares insights into the toxic political climate in which it was created, recounting how, during the film shoot, screenwriter Carl Foreman was interrogated and blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. By the New York Times best-selling author of The Searchers.

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

The story behind the classic movie High Noon shares insights into the toxic political climate in which it was created, recounting how, during the film shoot, screenwriter Carl Foreman was interrogated and blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. By the New York Times best-selling author of The Searchers.

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday May 7, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday May 8, 2019
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50+: Retirement Reimagined
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you 50+?   Whether you're already retired, about to make the move, or just checking out the possibility, this highly interactive workshop can help with the process by exploring these topics:

·   What does retirement means to you?

·   Learn the 9 reasons to retire

·   Help answer key retirement questions

·   Start to clearly identify values, interests, personality traits and skills

·   Use your work and life experience and age as an asset for future endeavors

·   Create an Action Plan

In this high energy workshop, Dr. Tom Denham of Careers In Transition, will change the way you think about your life.

NYS Adult Literacy Grant

The NYS Division of Library Development (DLD) distributes funds via the Adult Literacy grant to supplement public library systems' Coordinated Outreach Services. The program theme is "Workforce Development at New York Libraries through Public Library Systems." Participating public library

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday May 9, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Mama Mia: Here We Go Again

(2018)

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. (IMDB) Starring Lily James and Amanda Seyfried

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Beading Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn easy beading techniques for making simple necklaces, bracelets, and earrings.  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.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  debbie.sternklar@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday May 12, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers

Light Refreshments served

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday May 13, 2019
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Medicare 101
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

If you are enrolled in Medicare or are soon to be enrolled, you may have questions. Janey Kiffney, a certified Medicare Counselor with New York State's Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) will present a two-part program on Medicare. Please note this is part-two of a two-part program.

YOU MUST REGISTER ON THE MAY 6 FORM AND ATTEND BOTH CLASSES.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibraryl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday May 14, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday May 15, 2019
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Secure in the love of her husband in spite of cultural pressures for him to have a polygamous marriage, Yejide is overwhelmed by shock and pain when her initial inability to become pregnant compels her husband to take a second wife, a situation that leads to her own desperate and fateful quest to conceive a child.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Protecting Privacy Online
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Choose privacy—we will discuss what gets shared about us and how when we use the internet, and we will learn tools and strategies to help keep our information private. Participants are welcome to use one of the Library’s laptops, but will be better served by bringing their own computers.

Please register.

CONTACT:  Andrew Ward  765-2791  andrew.ward@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Protecting Privacy Online
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Choose privacy—we will discuss what gets shared about us and how when we use the internet, and we will learn tools and strategies to help keep our information private. Participants are welcome to use one of the Library’s laptops, but will be better served by bringing their own computers.

Please register.

CONTACT:  Andrew Ward  765-2791  andrew.ward@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday May 16, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Cass Timberlane

(1947)

Judge Cass Timberlane marries a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Virginia Marshland. A baby is stillborn and she turns more and more to attorney friend of Cass', Bradd Criley. While quarreling, the Judge tells Virginia to stay with Bradd, but when she becomes sick he brings her home. (IMDB) Starring Spencer Tracey and Lana Turner

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Paint & Sip
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come join us in the fun!  No painting experience is needed.  The instructor will take you through step by step.  Everything you need is provided to complete a 9X12 acrylic painting that you can bring home and proudly hang on a wall.  The painting will be of dragonflies. Mocktails and desserts will be served. Sue Sheridan, a Voorheesville resident artist, has been conducting group painting classes for three years.  She was awarded Staff Favorite for a sculpture at the 2018 Fence Show at The Art Center in Troy and spends much of her time in creating mixed media from re-purposed items. For ages 16+.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday May 19, 2019
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A Moment and a Memory: WWII Stories through Sketches
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

William H. Frake III (Bill) has rubbed shoulders with some of Hollywood’s most renowned elite and has walked the red carpet at some of its glitziest events, but if you ask the award-winning animator what encounter in his illustrious career stands out the most, he will tell you it’s no one you’ll find on the silver screen. For him, there are no bigger American heroes than our military veterans especially those from World War II. Frake has used his artistic talent to pay tribute to these brave men and women in his “A Moment and a Memory: WWII Stories through Sketches.”

Join Mr. Frake for a discussion about his books composed of hundreds of personal collections of illustrated stories of WWII friends and acquaintances. He has been privileged to have known many WWII veterans and has gone on several WWII reunions and met them, their wives, and their families. Bill gathered these "memories" from the men and women who experienced these "moments" as WWII veterans. It is they who Bill draws for. If he can bring a smile and a good laugh, then he has accomplished what these book were intended to encapsulate. Several of the WWII veterans featured in the books will be in attendance. Books will be available for sale. Please register.

For more on Mr. Frake’s work with the WWII veterans, please visit:

https://www.tapinto.net/towns/mahopac/articles/from-disney-to-the-wwii-battlefields-of-europe

https://altamontenterprise.com/11212018/bill-frake-shares-his-latest-book-world-war-ii-vets

For more on Mr. Frake’s award-winning career in animation, please visit:  

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0289687/

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday May 20, 2019
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Planting Your Outdoor Garden
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Growing season will be here before we know it so now is a perfect time to discuss preparing the soil, transplanting seedlings and companion planting.  Join Sharon Miller and Bonnie Schultz from the Voorheesville Seed Library for a talk about starting your outdoor garden. Peruse the newly stocked seed collection and choose some new varieties to plant. Free tomato seedlings for attendees!  Please register.

The Voorheesville Seed Library is always looking to add to the collection.  Contact us to find out about donating your extra seeds from last year's harvest.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday May 21, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday May 23, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

High Noon

(1952)

A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train. (IMDB) Starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Talk & Taste Cookbook Group - The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us on our newest foodie journey. Every other month, we will talk and taste our way through ethnic foods, specialty methods and cuisines, and just plain good cooking.  Read the latest choice, try out the recipes, and (best part!) bring a dish for everyone to sample on discussion night. Experienced foodies and newbies are welcome. A limited number of books are available to purchase for $5 or you can check out a library copy.  Registration required.

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by the editors at America's Test Kitchen

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Thanks to the Friends of the Library for subsidizing book purchases for this program.

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday May 28, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday May 29, 2019
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Downloading and Reading Digital Magazines
10:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Get started downloading and reading digital magazines through the Library! This class will familiarize patrons with Flipster, the digital magazine platform provided by the Upper Hudson Library System.

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

CONTACT:  Andrew Ward  765-2791  andrew.ward@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday May 30, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

The Story of Will Rogers

(1952)

The homespun humorist and social critic starts as a cowboy and goes on to vaudeville, movies, radio. (IMDB) Starring Will Rogers jr. and Jane Wyman

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday June 4, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday June 5, 2019
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Fiction Book Discussion & Potluck Dinner
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

 

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. 

The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

When her volunteer firefighter husband goes missing during Maine's Great Fires of 1947, a pregnant Grace Holland finds her life irrevocably changed and is forced to face an uncertain future in a town that no longer exists.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday June 6, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

A Yank at Oxford

(1938)

A brash young American aristocrat attending Oxford University gets a chance to prove himself and win the heart of his antagonist's sister. (IMDB) Starring Robert Taylor and Vivien Leigh

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday June 7, 2019
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So You Want to Learn about 3D Printing and Modeling
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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CONTACT:  Andrew Ward  765-2791  andrew.ward@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday June 9, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

 

Crazy Rich Asians

On a summer vacation in the Singapore home of a man she hopes to marry, Chinese-American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes its member's relationship with an American girl. Reissue. Movie Tie-in. AB. K. PW. (IMDB)

Light refreshments served.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday June 11, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: VPL Director's Office
Thursday June 13, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Life With Father

(1947)

A financier from New York rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper. (IMDB) Starring William Powell and Irene Dunn

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Painting Rocks!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

We will be exploring the joy of painting on rocks. Use them to decorate a garden or walkway, or make a new pet! Open to all ages, please register.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause   518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday June 18, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday June 19, 2019
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

When her volunteer firefighter husband goes missing during Maine's Great Fires of 1947, a pregnant Grace Holland finds her life irrevocably changed and is forced to face an uncertain future in a town that no longer exists.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday June 20, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Rebecca

(1940)

A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. (IMDB) Starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday June 25, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday June 27, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Ivanhoe

(1952)

A knight seeks to free the captive King Richard and put him back on the throne. (IMDB) Starring Robert Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 2, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday July 8, 2019
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm, the second Monday, every other month, to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

At stake is nothing less than who we are, and what we will become. There have been monopolists in the past but today's corporate giants have far more nefarious aims. They’re monopolists who want access to every facet of our identities and influence over every corner of our decision-making. Until now few have grasped the sheer scale of the threat. Foer explains not just the looming existential crisis but the imperative of resistance. 

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm, the second Monday, every other month, to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

At stake is nothing less than who we are, and what we will become. There have been monopolists in the past but today's corporate giants have far more nefarious aims. They’re monopolists who want access to every facet of our identities and influence over every corner of our decision-making. Until now few have grasped the sheer scale of the threat. Foer explains not just the looming existential crisis but the imperative of resistance. 

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 9, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday July 11, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

(1949)

Two turn-of-the-century baseball players, who work in vaudeville during the off-season, run into trouble with their team's new female owner and a gambler who doesn't want them to win the pennant. (IMDB) Starring Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Esther Williams

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday July 14, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

 

Light refreshments served.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 16, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday July 18, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

The Howards of Virginia

Just prior to the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic farmer and surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war. (IMDB) Starring Cary Grant and Martha Scott

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 23, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday July 24, 2019
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Planting a Fall Garden
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A Voorheesville Seed Library program with Sharon Miller and Bonnie Schultz

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday July 25, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Man on a Tightrope

Czech circus owner-Clown and his entire troupe employ a daring stratagem in order to escape en masse from behind the iron curtain. (IMDB) Starring Frederic March and Terry Moore

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Talk & Taste Cookbook Group
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us on our newest foodie journey. Every other month, we will talk and taste our way through ethnic foods, specialty methods and cuisines, and just plain good cooking.  Read the latest choice, try out the recipes, and (best part!) bring a dish for everyone to sample on discussion night. Experienced foodies and newbies are welcome. A limited number of books are available to purchase for $5 or you can check out a library copy.  Registration required.

 

Thanks to the Friends of the Library for subsidizing book purchases for this program.

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 30, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 1, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Murder on the Orient Express

In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (IMDB) Starring Albert Finney and Lauren Bacall

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 6, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 8, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Roman Holiday

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. (IMDB) Starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday August 11, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

 

Light refreshments served.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 13, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 15, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

The Lady with a Lamp

This compelling historical drama offers a depiction of the life story of Florence Nightingale, the young 19th-century Englishwoman famously drawn to a career in nursing. (IMDB) Starring Anna Neagle and Michel Wilding

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 20, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 22, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

The Philadelphia Story

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. (IMDB) Starring Cary grant and Katherine Hepburn

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 27, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 29, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Music of the Heart

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids. (IMDB) Starring Meryl Streep and Cloris Leachman

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 3, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday September 5, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Ironweed

An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades. (IMDB) Starring Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday September 8, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

 

Light refreshments served.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday September 9, 2019
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm, the second Monday, every other month, to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

In 1955, white men in the Mississippi Delta lynched a fourteen-year-old from Chicago named Emmett Till. His murder was part of a wave of white terrorism in the wake of the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared public school segregation unconstitutional. Only weeks later, Rosa Parks thought about young Emmett as she refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Five years later, Black students who called themselves “the Emmett Till generation” launched sit-in campaigns that turned the struggle for civil rights into a mass movement. Till’s lynching became the most notorious hate crime in American history.

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm, the second Monday, every other month, to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

In 1955, white men in the Mississippi Delta lynched a fourteen-year-old from Chicago named Emmett Till. His murder was part of a wave of white terrorism in the wake of the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared public school segregation unconstitutional. Only weeks later, Rosa Parks thought about young Emmett as she refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Five years later, Black students who called themselves “the Emmett Till generation” launched sit-in campaigns that turned the struggle for civil rights into a mass movement. Till’s lynching became the most notorious hate crime in American history.

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 10, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday September 12, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Remember?

A jilted man gives his divorced best friend and his ex-wife - to whom he was previously engaged - a potion that causes them to forget each other. Will they fall in love all over again? (IMDB) Starring Robert Taylor and Greer Garson

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 17, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday September 19, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

The Women

A study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women. (IMDB) Starring Norma Shearer and Joan Crawford

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 24, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday September 26, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Neptunes Daughter

A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters. (IMDB) Starring Esther Williams and Red Skelton

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Talk & Taste Cookbook Group
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us on our newest foodie journey. Every other month, we will talk and taste our way through ethnic foods, specialty methods and cuisines, and just plain good cooking.  Read the latest choice, try out the recipes, and (best part!) bring a dish for everyone to sample on discussion night. Experienced foodies and newbies are welcome. A limited number of books are available to purchase for $5 or you can check out a library copy.  Registration required.

 

Thanks to the Friends of the Library for subsidizing book purchases for this program.

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 1, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday October 3, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Francis of Assisi

In 13th century Italy, Francis Bernardone, the son of an Assisi merchant, renounces a promising army career in favor of a monastic life and starts his own religious order, sanctioned by the Pope. (IMDB) Starring Bradford Dillman and Dolores Hart

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 8, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday October 10, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Oceans 11

(1960)

Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night. (IMDB) Starring Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday October 13, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

 

Light refreshments served.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 15, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday October 17, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Mr. Smith goes to Washington

(1939)

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down. (IMDB) Starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 22, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday October 24, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Knights of the Round Table

King Arthur's rule is threatened by the adulterous love between Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere, a relationship the king's enemies hope to exploit. (IMDB) Starring Robert Taylor and Ava Gardner

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 29, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday October 31, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Spiral Staircase

(1946)

In 1916, a shadowy serial killer is targeting women with "afflictions"; one night during a thunderstorm, the mute Helen feels menaced. (IMDB) Starring Dorothy McGuire and George Brant

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday November 5, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday November 7, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

PT 109

(1963)

During WW2, Lieut. John F. Kennedy takes command of PT 109 to fight the Japanese in the Solomon Islands. (IMDB) Starring Cliff Robertson and Robert Culp

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday November 10, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

 

Light refreshments served.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday November 12, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday November 14, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Summer Stock

(1950)

A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister. (IMDB) Starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday November 18, 2019
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm, the second Monday, every other month, to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

Drawing on sources that include fresh revelations about Victoria’s relationship with John Brown, Julia Baird brings vividly to life the fascinating story of a woman who struggled with so many of the things we do today: balancing work and family, raising children, navigating marital strife, losing parents, combating anxiety and self-doubt, finding an identity, searching for meaning.

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Nonfiction Book Discussion*
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The nonfiction book discussion group meets at 1pm and 7pm, the second Monday, every other month, to discuss a thought-provoking nonfiction book about about history, politics, contemporary issues, etc. 

Drawing on sources that include fresh revelations about Victoria’s relationship with John Brown, Julia Baird brings vividly to life the fascinating story of a woman who struggled with so many of the things we do today: balancing work and family, raising children, navigating marital strife, losing parents, combating anxiety and self-doubt, finding an identity, searching for meaning.

Please register at the Information Desk.

Books will be available for purchase ($5). Library copies will also be available for checkout and all titles are available on our Book Discussion Kindle and Overdrive.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday November 19, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday November 21, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Friendly Persuasion

(1956)

The pacifist attitude of a Quaker family is tested as a result of the American Civil War. (IMDB) Starring Gary Cooper and Dorothy McGuire

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday November 26, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 3, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday December 5, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Holiday Affair

(1949)

A young widow is romanced by a sales clerk whom she inadvertently got fired. (IMDB) Starring Robert Mitchum and Janet Leigh

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday December 7, 2019
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FOL Winter Boutique
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Looking for a gift for someone special? Stop by and shop at the Second Annual Friends of the Library Winter Boutique. The FOL will have an array of winter-themed items to purchase as well as jewelry, fancy frames, purses/wallets and much more. There will be a wide range of new and gently used items for purchase.  Saturday, the FOL will also be having a bake sale.

All proceeds benefit the FOL which helps offset costs of events and special purchases for the Voorheesville Public Library.

The Friends of the Library are looking for gently-used, attractive jewelry, purses, wallets, scarves, frames, ornaments, decorative serving dishes, winter-themed linens, coasters and other winter-themed items. Items that won’t be sold will be donated. Please drop off your donations on Monday through Friday, November 26 - 30 between 9:30 am and 9:00 pm.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday December 8, 2019
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FOL Winter Boutique
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Looking for a gift for someone special? Stop by and shop at the Second Annual Friends of the Library Winter Boutique. The FOL will have an array of winter-themed items to purchase as well as jewelry, fancy frames, purses/wallets and much more. There will be a wide range of new and gently used items for purchase.  Saturday, the FOL will also be having a bake sale.

All proceeds benefit the FOL which helps offset costs of events and special purchases for the Voorheesville Public Library.

The Friends of the Library are looking for gently-used, attractive jewelry, purses, wallets, scarves, frames, ornaments, decorative serving dishes, winter-themed linens, coasters and other winter-themed items. Items that won’t be sold will be donated. Please drop off your donations on Monday through Friday, November 26 - 30 between 9:30 am and 9:00 pm.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 10, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Writing Personal History for Family, Friends and Posterity*
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

 

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  765-2791  reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday December 12, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Boys Town

(1938)

An advocate of child rights and an opponent of the severe approach to juvenile delinquency at the time, Flanagan genuinely believed that there is no such thing as a bad boy. Throughout it all Flanagan has to fight prejudice in those who believe delinquents should just be locked up and the never ending shortage of money to accomplish his goals. (IMDB) Starring Spencer Tracey and Mickey Rooney

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday December 15, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

 

Light refreshments served.

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 17, 2019
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Nimblefingers Meet
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

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.

CONTACT:  Julie Stump    reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday December 19, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

Bishops Wife

(1947)

An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. (IMDB) Starring Cary Grant and Loretta Young

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday December 26, 2019
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
1:30 PM

Now Showing:

A Christmas Carol

(1951)

An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve... (IMDB) Starring Alastair Sim and Jack Warner

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room

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