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Tuesday June 25, 2019
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Blood Drive
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday June 26, 2019
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SRP Prize Package Assembly
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reserved for youth services to assemble SRP prize packages. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown   518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Private Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CONTACT:  Joy David  518-456-0288  
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
 
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Summer Kick-Off: Jester Jim & Ice Cream Social
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Back by popular demand, this award-winning performer returns, bringing his fast-paced juggling show filled with laugh-out-loud antics as the perfect uproarious entertainer to kick-off the “Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program. Jester Jim’s hilarity and energy will have us all in stitches! Make your own ice cream sundaes generously supplied by Stewart's Shops will be served after the show. This event will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Voorheesville. All ages welcome.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: 1st United Methodist Church
Friday June 28, 2019
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Friends of the Library
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sherry Burgoon  518765-4387  stburgoon@aol.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Caterpillar to Butterfly: Butterfly Conservation Program
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

What does it take for a caterpillar to become a beautiful butterfly? Lynn Sprague, from Winterberry Homestead, will present an engaging educational program to answer this very question. We are excited to have a solarium at the Library for 6 weeks to show the amazing progression from chrysalis, then caterpillar to butterfly. It will contain host plants and butterfly eggs, and we encourage you to return to the library regularly to view the progress of caterpillars, chrysalis hatching, and butterflies within the solarium! The butterflies will be released during the Environmental Exploration Week the beginning of August.  For ages Kindergarten through adult. Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown   518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday July 1, 2019
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Universe of LEGO
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

With as many bricks as there are stars in the galaxy, you will be able to create rocket ships, space stations and whole alien worlds out of Lego®! Grades 1-6; please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2781  kids@voorpl.org
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
 
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3D Printing for Teens & Adults
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this introductory class, we will cover the basics of how the Library’s Lulzbot Mini2 3D Printer works. Then we will start personalizing our own designs using Tinkercad, a free and easy 3D design tool. The Library will print your design, and you will be able to take it home. Grades 9+ and adults; please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday July 3, 2019
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Voorheesville Village Quilters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Julie Ann Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday July 4, 2019
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Library Closed

In observance of Independance Day

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Sunday July 7, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

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: VPL Director's Office
 
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Space & Flight Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you fascinated with science, flight, space, astronomy, and the universe? We’ll be engaging in STEAM activities through workshops offered by Mad Science, discovering the night skies with the Dudley Observatory Starlab from MiSci, launching rockets with WMHT, learning about the Mars Rover, and exploring a “universe of stories.” Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register here for the whole week.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@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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Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy, cultural diversity, and inclusion.  Each week will feature community members who will share about their diverse backgrounds in an effort to bring to the children and families an understanding of other cultures and peoples. Ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Space & Flight Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you fascinated with science, flight, space, astronomy, and the universe? We’ll be engaging in STEAM activities through workshops offered by Mad Science, discovering the night skies with the Dudley Observatory Starlab from MiSci, launching rockets with WMHT, learning about the Mars Rover, and exploring a “universe of stories.” Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 8 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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My Mother the Astronaut
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Traveling Lantern Theatre Company will present this experience for children and families. Aquarius' mom is an astronaut and today is "Take your child to work day". Aquarius can't wait to go 
to NASA and find out what it's like to be in space! Join us to learn along with Aquarius. Grades 1+ with families. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.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 July 10, 2019
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Writing Workshop with Author Jennifer Roy
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wednesday, July 10, 9:30 – 11: 30 am

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 Jennifer Roy 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 Library.  For students entering grades 6 and up. Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: MS/HS Library
 
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NY Capital District Christian Women's Connection July Luncheon
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The New York Capital District Christian Women's Connection is sponsoring a luncheon on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Guilderland Elks Lodge, 3867 Rte. 146 (Carman Road) in Schenectady, NY 12303 beginning at 11:30am and ending at approximately 1:30pm. Reservations are necessary no later than July 5 and cancellations a must.  Please call Nancy at (518) 869-0642 or Carol at (518) 869-5253 to reserve.  On the menu this month is Pulled Pork Sandwich/Potato Salad  with an alternative choice of Grilled Chicken Salad.  The cost is $16.00 inclusive (cash only please).

The Special Feature for July’s luncheon is Dr. Tamara L. Buono DC, a Chiropractic Specialist with 20 years experience located in Schenectady.   There will be special music with Ron Tweety who will entertain with song and guitar.  Also a special speaker, Carol Ann Gleason from Kenmore, NY will speak on Cheerful Messages.  After an abusive childhood along with depression, she had a yearning to come to know God.   All are welcome - bring a friend or your significant other.  They'll be glad you did!  Nursery FREE at the restaurant by reservation only (infant through Kindergarten) – bring bag lunch.

 

CONTACT:  Shirley Unser  5184214057  shirlunser@msn.com
 
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Space & Flight Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you fascinated with science, flight, space, astronomy, and the universe? We’ll be engaging in STEAM activities through workshops offered by Mad Science, discovering the night skies with the Dudley Observatory Starlab from MiSci, launching rockets with WMHT, learning about the Mars Rover, and exploring a “universe of stories.” Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 8 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Family Book Discussion: Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Welcome local author Jennifer Roy, who will facilitate a discussion of her book. Please bring a dish to share at our potluck dinner; beverages and dessert provided.  For students entering grades 4-8 w/caregiver. Please register and pick up a copy of the book.

Eleven-year-old Ali lives with his family in a comfortable home, with access to American television, video games, and Superman comic books, in Basra, Iraq.  Life begins to change at the start of the Gulf War. This blending of biography, historical fiction, and realistic fiction paints a vivid portrait of daily family life in Iraq and the trials many faced during this scary and uncertain time.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday July 11, 2019
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Summertots
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Summertots
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Space & Flight Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you fascinated with science, flight, space, astronomy, and the universe? We’ll be engaging in STEAM activities through workshops offered by Mad Science, discovering the night skies with the Dudley Observatory Starlab from MiSci, launching rockets with WMHT, learning about the Mars Rover, and exploring a “universe of stories.” Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 8 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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David Bowie's Universe of Stories
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the release of Space Oddity with fellow Bowie fans. We’ll discuss his life and lyrics, and listen to a selection of his music. Please register.

CONTACT:  Sarah Clark  518-765-2791  sarah.clark@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday July 12, 2019
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Space & Flight Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you fascinated with science, flight, space, astronomy, and the universe? We’ll be engaging in STEAM activities through workshops offered by Mad Science, discovering the night skies with the Dudley Observatory Starlab from MiSci, launching rockets with WMHT, learning about the Mars Rover, and exploring a “universe of stories.” Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 8 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday July 14, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

Monday July 15, 2019
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Staff Meeting
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Book Character Week - Pinkalicious and Peteriffic
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join in a fun-filled afternoon of shared reading and hands-on activities celebrating some of our favorite book characters.

Monday, July 15 - A Celebration of Pinkalicious and Peterrific, featuring a cooking lesson with Jodie Fitz from the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club!

Wednesday, July 17 – A Celebration of Fly Guy, including a Stuffed Animal Space Camp -- bring along your stuffed buddy!

Friday, July 19 – A Celebration of Elephant & Piggie, two of our favorite friends.  

Grades K-2, please register separately for one, two, or all three days.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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International Cooking for Teens with Jodie Fitz
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join Jodie Fitz from the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club and learn to prepare dishes with a universe of flavors. Grades 7+, please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 16, 2019
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Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy, cultural diversity, and inclusion.  Each week will feature community members who will share about their diverse backgrounds in an effort to bring to the children and families an understanding of other cultures and peoples. Ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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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Creativity Lab: Emoji Sewing Project
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Machine sew a smile, LOL, or silly emoji project just in time for World Emoji Day, July 17! All supplies provided. Grades 5-9, please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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Librarians Meeting
9:00 AM
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

Books and Beyond is our monthly Fiction Book Discussion choice for people who would prefer to attend a morning discussion. New members are always welcome! Join one or all meetings.

The House Girl by Tara Conklin: This stunning debut novel of love, family and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the "perfect plaintiff" to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slaves.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Book Character Week - Fly Guy
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join in a fun-filled afternoon of shared reading and hands-on activities celebrating some of our favorite book characters.

Monday, July 15 - A Celebration of Pinkalicious and Peterrific, featuring a cooking lesson with Jodie Fitz from the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club!

Wednesday, July 17 – A Celebration of Fly Guy, including a Stuffed Animal Space Camp -- bring along your stuffed buddy!

Friday, July 19 – A Celebration of Elephant & Piggie, two of our favorite friends.  

Grades K-2, please register separately for one, two, or all three days.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

The House Girl by Tara Conklin: A novel of love, family, and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the "perfect plaintiff" to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slaves.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday July 18, 2019
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Summertots
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Summertots
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Make Your Own Terrariums
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Design and create your own tiny eco-system in a mason jar with soil, rocks, live plants, mosses, and miniatures. Please Register

CONTACT:  Kathleen Tyrrell  518-765-2791  kathleen.tyrrell@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Philosophers 101
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM


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 .

CONTACT:  Larry Rapant    Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
LOCATION: VPL Director's Office
Friday July 19, 2019
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Book Character Week - Elephant & Piggie
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join in a fun-filled afternoon of shared reading and hands-on activities celebrating some of our favorite book characters.

Monday, July 15 - A Celebration of Pinkalicious and Peterrific, featuring a cooking lesson with Jodie Fitz from the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club!

Wednesday, July 17 – A Celebration of Fly Guy, including a Stuffed Animal Space Camp -- bring along your stuffed buddy!

Friday, July 19 – A Celebration of Elephant & Piggie, two of our favorite friends.  

Grades K-2, please register separately for one, two, or all three days.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday July 20, 2019
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Life-Size Solar System
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Experience a full immersion walk through of our solar system which will inspire young and old alike to learn more about what science is doing to our solar system! Spiral into the solar system on a glow-in-the-dark path past scalar size planets with their moons, read about their discovery and the elements that they are made of, dodge asteroids as you spiral out and learn about constellations and comets too! For Grades 1+ with families Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday July 21, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

Monday July 22, 2019
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STEAM Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maker projects all week long! We’ll be launching rockets with Mad Science, designing and printing 3D objects, learning about stars, piloting virtual airplanes, creating with Jay Mankita’s Traveling Maker Space and more! Open to students entering grades 5-9, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week here.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Bar Crawl Baker Battle
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Battle of the Bakers!

So you think you can bake? Who makes the best cookie bars? Will the winner be Billionaire Shortbread, Peanut Butter Brownies, or will the Banana Pudding Cheesecake take the crown? Bring your bars and leave a champion! Prizes will be awarded. Grades 7 and up, adults. Please register.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Tyrrell  5187652791  reference@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Board of Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 23, 2019
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Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy, cultural diversity, and inclusion.  Each week will feature community members who will share about their diverse backgrounds in an effort to bring to the children and families an understanding of other cultures and peoples. Ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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STEAM Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maker projects all week long! We’ll be launching rockets with Mad Science, designing and printing 3D objects, learning about stars, piloting virtual airplanes, creating with Jay Mankita’s Traveling Maker Space and more! Open to students entering grades 5-9, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 22 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday July 24, 2019
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STEAM Stations
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Explore, create, and have fun with hands-on STEAM stations, which will include Ozobots, Code & Go Robot Mice, Create-a-Chain Reaction, Strawbees, Keva Planks, and slime making.  Grades 2-6, please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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STEAM Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maker projects all week long! We’ll be launching rockets with Mad Science, designing and printing 3D objects, learning about stars, piloting virtual airplanes, creating with Jay Mankita’s Traveling Maker Space and more! Open to students entering grades 5-9, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 22 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Planting a Fall Garden
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A Seed Library program with Sharon Miller and Bonnie Schultz

Did you know that spring time is not the only time you can plant crops? Join our Seed Library volunteers to discuss what you can plant for a fall harvest and when to plant them.  We’ll also discuss any challenges you may have with your current crops. Please register.

CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday July 25, 2019
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Summertots
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Summertots
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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STEAM Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maker projects all week long! We’ll be launching rockets with Mad Science, designing and printing 3D objects, learning about stars, piloting virtual airplanes, creating with Jay Mankita’s Traveling Maker Space and more! Open to students entering grades 5-9, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 22 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Talk & Taste Cookbook Group
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

We’re trying something new with Talk&Taste this month.  It’s time to show our love for one of our fave famous chefs – Bobby Flay! We looked at all his cookbooks and just couldn’t decide on one.  So we picked them ALL!   Your mission: explore any Bobby Flay cookbook (yours or the library’s) or find his recipes in other sources – his website, magazines, online, shows. We have several options available to choose from at the library. Make a few dishes and then bring your favorite to the discussion night.  Experienced foodies and newbies are welcome. Registration required.

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CONTACT:  Michele Reilly  518-765-2791  michele.reilly@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday July 26, 2019
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Friends of the Library
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sherry Burgoon  518765-4387  stburgoon@aol.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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STEAM Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maker projects all week long! We’ll be launching rockets with Mad Science, designing and printing 3D objects, learning about stars, piloting virtual airplanes, creating with Jay Mankita’s Traveling Maker Space and more! Open to students entering grades 5-9, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, July 22 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Concert with Jay Mankita
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Jay Mankita will present a fun-filled family concert. Jay’s songs are thoughtful, wonderfully crazy, and engaging. With such a variety of tempos and styles -- he’s a musical Pied Piper! For all ages. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday July 28, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

Monday July 29, 2019
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Out of This World Art with the Tang
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join the Tang Museum as we explore art works by Alma Thomas and Carrie Moyer! We will create our own textural works inspired by their art and this year’s theme, A Universe of Stories! Materials provided include, specialty papers, felt and metallic markers! Grades 1-6, please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  debbie.sternklar@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Reading Together Book Group
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Go on a Mission to Space with Chickasaw astronaut John Herrington, as he shares his flight on the space shuttle Endeavor and his thirteen-day mission to the International Space Station. Read with your family, then join us for book-related astronaut activities. Grades 1-3 with caregiver, please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday July 30, 2019
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Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy, cultural diversity, and inclusion.  Each week will feature community members who will share about their diverse backgrounds in an effort to bring to the children and families an understanding of other cultures and peoples. Ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 31, 2019
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Family Book Discussion with Potluck Dinner: Moon Lecture and Author Visit
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon by Catherine Thimmesh

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Dr. Valerie Rapson, Astrophysicist and Astronomer from MiSci, will be presenting an exciting talk about the moon. In addition, we are excited to have award-winning author, Catherine Thimmesh, visit us virtually via Skype! She will be joining us after the potluck dinner. A local student will be bringing in her telescope to share her love of astronomy. 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.

Team Moon offers a rare perspective on a story we only thought we knew. Apollo 11, the first moon landing, is a story that belongs to many, not just the few and famous. It belongs to the seamstress who put together twenty-two layers of fabric for each space suit, to the engineers who created a special heat shield to protect the capsule during its fiery reentry, to the flight directors, camera designers, software experts, suit testers, telescope crew, aerospace technicians, photo developers, engineers, and navigators. Gathering direct quotes from some of these folks who worked behind the scenes, Thimmesh reveals their very human worries and concerns. Culling NASA transcripts, national archives, and stunning NASA photos from Apollo 11, she captures not only the sheer magnitude of this feat but also the dedication, ingenuity, and perseverance of the greatest team ever that worked to first put man on that great gray rock in the sky.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 1, 2019
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Summertots
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Summertots
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Voorheesville Village Quilters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Julie Ann Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday August 2, 2019
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Bricks, Bits & Bots
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

We’ve got LEGO® bricks for all ages and stages, toddlers to tweens, everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy building together.  You can also program the Ozobots or Mindstorms robots, and build inventions with the littleBits. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Teen Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Meet up with friends, play a game on the new Switch system, or make something, whether high- or low-tech. Use SimCity, Scratch, the Leap Motion, 3D scanner, or 3D printer with our laptops. Teach yourself Tinkercad or Sculptris, invent something with the littleBits electronics kits, or program robots.  We have Sticker Circuits, paper, fabric, sewing machines and craft supplies available if you want to get creative. Grades 7+, please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday August 3, 2019
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Mug & Muffin Social
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

As our first Adult Summer Reading BINGO ends, please stop by to discuss your summer adventures. Just bring a mug to fill with a warm or cold beverage and enjoy a muffin provided by the Friends of the Library.  Bring your weekly log and notes to reflect back on adventures. Please register.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday August 4, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

Monday August 5, 2019
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Environment Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you love nature and learning about the environment? We’ll be creating art with natural materials, spending an afternoon at Heldeberg Workshop playing forest and field games, practicing nature awareness skills and opening up a sense of wonder, discovering the importance of bees, planting container gardens, exploring reptiles and amphibians, composing and singing nature songs, and exploring the life cycle of the butterfly along with a butterfly release. Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week here.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Dance Around the World: Traditional and Multicultural Dancing and Music
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Kick up your heels to live fiddle music by Tamarack with caller Paul Rosenberg.  Enjoy a tradition of community dancing and music handed down from generations. The Homespun Community Dancers will get everyone involved, especially those who have not danced before. Participants will have fun with the easy-to-learn American barn dance favorites: circles, squares, contras, as well as folk dances from around the world, including Ireland, The Netherlands, Russia, Polynesia, Israel, Latin America, France, Scandinavia, China and Africa. The toe-tapping tunes consist of reels, jigs, polkas, hornpipes and waltzes. Instruments include fiddle, banjo, flute, pennywhistle, clarinet, guitar, recorder, and percussion. While participation in the dancing is encouraged, it's also fun to just watch and listen! For grades 2+ and adults. Please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 6, 2019
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Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy, cultural diversity, and inclusion.  Each week will feature community members who will share about their diverse backgrounds in an effort to bring to the children and families an understanding of other cultures and peoples. Ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Environment Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you love nature and learning about the environment? We’ll be creating art with natural materials, spending an afternoon at Heldeberg Workshop playing forest and field games, practicing nature awareness skills and opening up a sense of wonder, discovering the importance of bees, planting container gardens, exploring reptiles and amphibians, composing and singing nature songs, and exploring the life cycle of the butterfly along with a butterfly release. Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, August 5 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Breakout Room for Teens
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

A malevolent AI has taken over your space station and is threatening to destroy it! A crack team of teens is needed to locate the password that will override the AI and let the astronauts take back control of the station before it's too late. Join the team and try to solve the devious puzzles this AI has constructed to protect the password! Grades 7+, please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday August 7, 2019
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Environment Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you love nature and learning about the environment? We’ll be creating art with natural materials, spending an afternoon at Heldeberg Workshop playing forest and field games, practicing nature awareness skills and opening up a sense of wonder, discovering the importance of bees, planting container gardens, exploring reptiles and amphibians, composing and singing nature songs, and exploring the life cycle of the butterfly along with a butterfly release. Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, August 5 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin: Leaving her home in post-World War II Ireland to work as a bookkeeper in Brooklyn, Eilis Lacey discovers a new romance in America with a charming blond Italian man before devastating news threatens her happiness.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 8, 2019
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Summertots
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Summertots
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Environment Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you love nature and learning about the environment? We’ll be creating art with natural materials, spending an afternoon at Heldeberg Workshop playing forest and field games, practicing nature awareness skills and opening up a sense of wonder, discovering the importance of bees, planting container gardens, exploring reptiles and amphibians, composing and singing nature songs, and exploring the life cycle of the butterfly along with a butterfly release. Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, August 5 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday August 9, 2019
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Environment Week
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you love nature and learning about the environment? We’ll be creating art with natural materials, spending an afternoon at Heldeberg Workshop playing forest and field games, practicing nature awareness skills and opening up a sense of wonder, discovering the importance of bees, planting container gardens, exploring reptiles and amphibians, composing and singing nature songs, and exploring the life cycle of the butterfly along with a butterfly release. Open to students entering grades 2-5, participants are expected to attend all five days. After care until 5:30 is available upon request. Please register for the whole week using the Monday, August 5 calendar entry.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday August 10, 2019
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1KBBK Celebration
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Build memories and celebrate your accomplishments in the “One Thousand Books Before Kindergarten” program with stories, songs, dance, parachute play, and bubbles! Join Miss Amy and Miss Gail for a party for the whole family! For preschoolers and their families. Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday August 11, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

Monday August 12, 2019
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Sam's Magic Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join the amazingly talented high school student, Sam the Magic Man, for a hands-on workshop on the art of performing magic. Participants will learn how to perform a magic trick in detail as well as general sleight-of-hand and performance techniques. All participants will receive two magician's sponge balls to keep. For grades 1-6. Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday August 13, 2019
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Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Multi-age level storytimes with an emphasis on early literacy, cultural diversity, and inclusion.  Each week will feature community members who will share about their diverse backgrounds in an effort to bring to the children and families an understanding of other cultures and peoples. Ages 2 to 6 with a caregiver. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Game Day
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Get your Game On at the Library as we play classic, new and worldwide games indoors and outdoors. Interested in competitive relays? How about minute-to-win-it challenges? Anything is “game”! Join us for an energetic afternoon. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes you can run in. Grades K-6, please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.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 August 14, 2019
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Staff Development
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
CONTACT:  Tracey Pause    
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday August 15, 2019
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Summertots
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Summertots
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, and rhymes, followed by playtime together. Learning activities will be set up indoors and outdoors with age-appropriate toys for the tots. Water play will take place outside, so bring sunscreen, towel and dry clothing. Newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Upcycled Bird Feeders
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

We will use soda, juice, or water bottles to create bird feeders. All materials provided. Grade 7 and up, please register.

CONTACT:  Kathleen Tyrrell  518-765-2791  kathleen.tyrrell@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Philosophers 101
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM


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 .

CONTACT:  Larry Rapant    Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
LOCATION: VPL Director's Office
Sunday August 18, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

Monday August 19, 2019
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Last Day to Record Reading
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Final day to record Summer Reading Program books and minutes. Deadline at 5:00 pm.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
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
 
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Finale with Magician Scott Jameson
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance. Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time. Top readers and grand prize winners of the Summer Reading Program will be announced and prizes awarded. All ages welcome. No registration required.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday August 21, 2019
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

Books and Beyond is our monthly Fiction Book Discussion choice for people who would prefer to attend a morning discussion. New members are always welcome! Join one or all meetings.

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin: Leaving her home in post-World War II Ireland to work as a bookkeeper in Brooklyn, Eilis Lacey discovers a new romance in America with a charming blond Italian man before devastating news threatens her happiness.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Kindergarten Readiness
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.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
 
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Oreo Taste-Test Challenge
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Participate in a blind taste test challenge by sampling a variety of Oreo cookie flavors, then vie for the coveted title of "Oreo Cookie Flavor Champ" by guessing what the flavors are. The one who gets the most answers correct wins! We will also rate the seasonal offerings to declare a “Best in Show”

For a proper "cleansing of the palette" between tastes, milk and water will be supplied.

Do you have what it...tastes?

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday August 23, 2019
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Friends of the Library
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sherry Burgoon  518765-4387  stburgoon@aol.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday August 25, 2019
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Library Closed - Summer Hours

The Library is closed on Sundays, from July 4 through September 1. Regular Sunday hours will resume at 1:00 pm, Sunday, September 8.

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
Saturday August 31, 2019
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Library Closed

In observance of Labor Day

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Sunday September 1, 2019
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Library Closed

In observance of Labor Day

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Monday September 2, 2019
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Library Closed

In observance of Labor Day

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
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
 
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Voorheesville Village Quilters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Julie Ann Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday September 7, 2019
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DAR - Old Hellebergh Chapter
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Daughters of the American Revolution (Old Hellebergh Chapter) meeting. 

CONTACT:  Gwen Bondi  518-860-8965  gekbondi@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday September 8, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

Join us for a Sunday afternoon film. We'll have a contemporary movie, along with some light refreshments.

"An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.". 2015 1h 57m (IMDB)

 

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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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 September 11, 2019
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Adult Fiction Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Viewed with suspicion in the aftermath of a tragedy, a beautiful hermit who has survived for years in a marsh becomes targeted by unthinkable forces. A first novel by the New York Times best-selling author of Cry of the Kalahari.

Click here to request a library copy.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  5187652791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday September 12, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
Saturday September 14, 2019
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Magic the Gathering
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Magic the Gathering is the world’s most popular strategy card game. During a match, players cast devastating spells, summon creatures of legend, and wield powerful artifacts to best their opponents in a battle of wits. Free decks are available for beginners, come learn to play! Already know how? Come find new opponents and pick up some free booster cards to build your deck. All ages, please register.

CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  teens@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday September 15, 2019
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Dorothy Bremer Kohler
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Book Signing and Short Reading

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  5187652791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday September 16, 2019
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Staff Meeting
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 17, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 September 18, 2019
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Librarians Meeting
9:00 AM
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Books and Beyond
11:00 AM

Viewed with suspicion in the aftermath of a tragedy, a beautiful hermit who has survived for years in a marsh becomes targeted by unthinkable forces. A first novel by the New York Times best-selling author of Cry of the Kalahari.

Click here to request a library copy.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  5187652791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday September 19, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Philosophers 101
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM


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 .

CONTACT:  Larry Rapant    Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
LOCATION: VPL Director's Office
Friday September 20, 2019
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FOL Annual Book Sale
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday September 21, 2019
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FOL Annual Book Sale
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday September 22, 2019
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FOL Annual Book Sale
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday September 23, 2019
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Board of Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday September 24, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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.

Katie Lee's Easy-Breezy Eats: The Endless Summer Cookbook by Katie Lee

(Also previously published in hardcover as The Endless Summer Cookbook, of which there are some library copies available.)

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
Friday September 27, 2019
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Family Book Discussion
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  debbie.sternklar@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday September 28, 2019
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Fall Family STEAM Program
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Ms. Amy for some S.T.E.A.M.y Fall Fun! Activities that will include pumpkin slime, leaf art, 10 Apples Up on Top Tower, Stop! The Runaway Pumpkin, and Apple Boats! We'll also bring Botley the coding robot out to play! For ages 3 - 7 with parent or caregiver. Please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 1, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 October 2, 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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie: A killer stalks a group of ten total strangers on an isolated island off the Devon coast, in a suspenseful story of murder and retribution set to a sinister nursery rhyme.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday October 3, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Voorheesville Village Quilters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Julie Ann Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday October 4, 2019
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Kids' Book Discussion
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Details to follow.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday October 6, 2019
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Family Book Discussion: The Night Diary
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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CONTACT:  Debbie Sternklar  518 765-2791  debbie.sternklar@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 8, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Soda Club
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

more information to come. 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday October 12, 2019
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Costume Swap!
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

All ages costume swap! Bring what you can no longer use, take what you need now. Please bring clean, gently used costumes and accessories. We will take donations starting October 7, when the library is open. Anything left over will be donated.

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518765-2791  reference@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday October 13, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

Join us for a Sunday afternoon film. We'll have a contemporary movie, along with some light refreshments.

"Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat." 2016 PG-13 1h 56m (IMDB)

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday October 14, 2019
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Library Closing Early

In observance of Columbus Day, the Library will close at 5:00 pm.

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Tuesday October 15, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 October 16, 2019
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Librarians Meeting
9:00 AM
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

Books and Beyond is our monthly Fiction Book Discussion choice for people who would prefer to attend a morning discussion. New members are always welcome! Join one or all meetings.

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie: A killer stalks a group of ten total strangers on an isolated island off the Devon coast, in a suspenseful story of murder and retribution set to a sinister nursery rhyme.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Staff Development
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
CONTACT:  Tracey Pause    
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday October 17, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Uncluttering and Staying Organized
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
more information to come.
CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  5187652791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Philosophers 101
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM


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 .

CONTACT:  Larry Rapant    Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
LOCATION: VPL Director's Office
Saturday October 19, 2019
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Alcohol Inks
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
More information to come.
CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday October 20, 2019
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Le Voyage Dans La Lune Performances
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Clark    sarah.clark@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday October 21, 2019
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Staff Meeting
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 22, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Paint & Sip
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
more information to come.
CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  5187652791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday October 25, 2019
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Friends of the Library
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sherry Burgoon  518765-4387  stburgoon@aol.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Tween Book Bunch
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Details to follow.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday October 26, 2019
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Halloween Spooktacular Family Storytime with Miss Amy and Miss Lisa
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The whole family is welcome at a not-so-scary Halloween storytime. Join Miss Amy and Miss Lisa for some frightfully good, not-so-spooky tales and songs. We will parade through the Library and enjoy a mini-celebration and craft befitting the holiday. Come in costume if you’d like. Ages 2-7 with caregiver; please register.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday October 27, 2019
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nava atlas - cookbook author
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday October 28, 2019
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Board of Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday October 29, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
Saturday November 2, 2019
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DAR - Old Hellebergh Chapter
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Daughters of the American Revolution (Old Hellebergh Chapter) - meeting

CONTACT:  Gwen Bondi  518-860-8965  gekbondi@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Pilates Mat Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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. Register for one, a few, or all four Saturday afternoon PIlates sessions.

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
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
Wednesday November 6, 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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn: When pregnant American student Charlie St. Clair is banished to Europe by her family to have her baby, she takes the opportunity to head for London to find her missing French cousin and teams up with Eve, a former spy from the Alice Network, to solve themystery.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday November 7, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Voorheesville Village Quilters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Julie Ann Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday November 9, 2019
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Pilates Mat Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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. Register for one, a few, or all four Saturday afternoon PIlates sessions.

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
Sunday November 10, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

Join us for a Sunday afternoon film. We'll have a contemporary movie, along with some light refreshments.

"The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous 1985 performance at Live Aid." 2018 PG-13 2h 14m (IMDB)

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday November 11, 2019
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Library Closing Early

In observance of Veterans Day, the Library will close at 5:00 pm.

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Tuesday November 12, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Social Security Made Easy
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Social Security Made Easy with John Kalil, the founder of Retirement Solutions, LLC

CONTACT:  Kathleen Tyrrell  518765-2791  reference@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday November 16, 2019
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Pilates Mat Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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. Register for one, a few, or all four Saturday afternoon PIlates sessions.

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
Sunday November 17, 2019
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VCSF Big Idea Presentations
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Those who submitted ideas for the Voorheesville Community & School Foundation's "Big Idea" campaign will have the opportunity to formally present these ideas to the VCSF Board. 

CONTACT:  Patricia Conway  518-369-0093  pjconway@aol.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday November 18, 2019
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Staff Meeting
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    
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, 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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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 November 20, 2019
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Librarians Meeting
9:00 AM
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

Books and Beyond is our monthly Fiction Book Discussion choice for people who would prefer to attend a morning discussion. New members are always welcome! Join one or all meetings.

The Alice Netweok by Kate Quinn: When pregnant American student Charlie St. Clair is banished to Europe by her family to have her baby, she takes the opportunity to head for London to find her missing French cousin and teams up with Eve, a former spy from the Alice Network, to solve the mystery.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday November 21, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Philosophers 101
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM


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 .

CONTACT:  Larry Rapant    Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
LOCATION: VPL Director's Office
Friday November 22, 2019
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Friends of the Library
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sherry Burgoon  518765-4387  stburgoon@aol.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday November 23, 2019
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Preschool Drive-In Movies
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

A drive-in movie in November, how can that be? Back by popular demand, we will be revving up our engines for another fun-filled morning! Come and finish decorating a cardboard box car provided by the Library, then pull up to our big screen. Enjoy a short film or two while munching on popcorn! Ages 2-5, please register, space is limited.A drive-in movie in November, how can that be? Back by popular demand, we will be revving up our engines for another fun-filled morning! Come and finish decorating a cardboard box car provided by the Library, then pull up to our big screen. Enjoy a short film or two while munching on popcorn! For ages 2-5, please register, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Pilates Mat Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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. Register for one, a few, or all four Saturday afternoon PIlates sessions.

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
Tuesday November 26, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 November 27, 2019
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Library Closing Early

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Library will close at 1:00 pm.

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Thursday November 28, 2019
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Library Closed

In observance of Thanksgiving

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Friday November 29, 2019
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Kids' Movie Matinee
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Details to follow. Movie title TBD.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 3, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 December 4, 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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Landline by Rainbow Rowell: Recognizing that her marriage is in deep trouble in spite of her abiding and mutual love for her husband, television writer Georgie excludes herself from a Christmas family visit before discovering a way to reconnect with the man her husband used to be.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday December 5, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Voorheesville Village Quilters
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Julie Ann Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday December 6, 2019
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Winter Boutique Set Up
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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
Monday December 9, 2019
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Board of Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    lynn.kohler@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 10, 2019
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Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. No registration required.

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518 765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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 December 11, 2019
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Staff Development
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
CONTACT:  Tracey Pause    
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Thursday December 12, 2019
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Library Tots
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Join Miss Lisa for an early literacy program that emphasizes sharing books, flannel board stories, music, rhymes, and playtime together. Babies and toddlers will enjoy lap bounces, choral book reading and action rhymes and songs all focused on developing skills. For newborns to 30 months with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Open Playtime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Little ones newborn - 30 months can enjoy some open playtime with their parents/caregivers and other babies and toddlers in the Library’s large community room. The Library’s wonderful collection of age-appropriate toys will be set up. Play and socialize after the 10:00 Library Tots program or feel free to just come and play during Open Playtime. No registration required. 

If the Voorheesville Schools are closed or delayed by two hours due to weather, all morning youth programs will be cancelled. If school is cancelled, all youth programs for the day are cancelled. Call to check on adult afternoon or evening programs.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  kids@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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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
 
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Drip Painting Mason Jars
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

more information to come. 

CONTACT:  Kathleen Tyrrell  518-765-2791  kathleen.tyrrell@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Friday December 13, 2019
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Art Program
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Details to follow. 1/2 day at VES.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday December 14, 2019
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FOL Annual NYC Bus trip
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
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Diane Wozniak Art Reception
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday December 15, 2019
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

Join us for a Sunday afternoon film. We'll have a contemporary movie, along with some light refreshments.

"An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. " 1988 R 2h 12m (IMDB)

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday December 16, 2019
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Staff Meeting
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler    
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
Wednesday December 18, 2019
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Librarians Meeting
9:00 AM
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

Books and Beyond is our monthly Fiction Book Discussion choice for people who would prefer to attend a morning discussion. New members are always welcome! Join one or all meetings.

Landline by Rainbow Rowell: Recognizing that her marriage is in deep trouble in spite of her abiding and mutual love for her husband, television writer Georgie excludes herself from a Christmas family visit before discovering a way to reconnect with the man her husband used to be.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@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
 
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Ugly Sweater Party
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

More information to come. 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  5187652791  tracey.pause@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Philosophers 101
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM


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 .

CONTACT:  Larry Rapant    Lrapant@nycap.rr.com
LOCATION: VPL Director's Office
Friday December 20, 2019
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Friends of the Library
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Friends of the Library monthly meeting.

The public is always welcome!

CONTACT:  Sherry Burgoon  518765-4387  stburgoon@aol.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 24, 2019
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Library Closed

In observance of Christmas

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Wednesday December 25, 2019
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Library Closed

In observance of Christmas

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
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
Friday December 27, 2019
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Kids' Movie Matinee
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Details to follow. Movie selection to be determined.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday December 31, 2019
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Library Closing Early

In observance of New Years, the Library will close at 1:00 pm.

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Wednesday January 1, 2020
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Library Closed

In observance of Christmas

CONTACT:  Lynn Kohler  765-2791  
Wednesday January 8, 2020
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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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira: New York, 1879: After an epic snow storm ravages the city of Albany, Dr. Mary Sutter, a former civil war surgeon, begins a search for two little girls, the daughters of close friends killed by the storm who have vanished without a trace. When what happened to them is revealed, the uproar that ensues tears apart families, reputations, and even the social fabric of the city, exposing dark secrets about some of the most powerful of its citizens, and putting fragile loves and lives at great risk.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday January 11, 2020
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Second Saturday STEAM
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Explore, Play and Learn - A STEAM Program especially for children ages 3 through kindergarten with families. More details to follow. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday January 12, 2020
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

Join us for a Sunday afternoon film. We'll have a contemporary movie, along with some light refreshments.

"A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. " 2018 R 2h 16m (IMDB)

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday January 15, 2020
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

Books and Beyond is our monthly Fiction Book Discussion choice for people who would prefer to attend a morning discussion. New members are always welcome! Join one or all meetings.

Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira: New York, 1879: After an epic snow storm ravages the city of Albany, Dr. Mary Sutter, a former civil war surgeon, begins a search for two little girls, the daughters of close friends killed by the storm who have vanished without a trace. When what happened to them is revealed, the uproar that ensues tears apart families, reputations, and even the social fabric of the city, exposing dark secrets about some of the most powerful of its citizens, and putting fragile loves and lives at great risk.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday January 18, 2020
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Voorheesville Village Quilters Cabin Fever
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Description to follow.

CONTACT:  Julia Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday January 19, 2020
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Voorheesville Village Quilters Cabin Fever
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Description to follow.

CONTACT:  Julia Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Monday January 20, 2020
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Voorheesville Village Quilters Cabin Fever
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Description to follow.

CONTACT:  Julia Fortran  518-765-2837  julieannfortran@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday February 1, 2020
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Take Your Child to the Library Day Events
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

More details to follow.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday February 2, 2020
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SNOW DATE for 2/1 TYCttLB
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Details to follow. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown   518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday February 5, 2020
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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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

The Last letter from your Lover by JoJo Moyes: More than forty years after a car accident causes Jennifer Stirling to lose her memory on the day she planned to leave her husband for a mysterious lover, journalist Ellie becomes obsessed by the story and seeks the truth in the hopes of revitalizing her career.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday February 8, 2020
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Second Saturday STEAM
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Explore, Play and Learn - A STEAM Program especially for children ages 3 through kindergarten with families. More details to follow. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday February 9, 2020
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

Join us for a Sunday afternoon film. We'll have a contemporary movie, along with some light refreshments.

"A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. " 2018 PG-13 2h 21m (IMDB)

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday February 12, 2020
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM

 

Books and Beyond is our monthly Fiction Book Discussion choice for people who would prefer to attend a morning discussion. New members are always welcome! Join one or all meetings.

The Last Letter From Your Lover by JoJo Moyes: More than forty years after a car accident causes Jennifer Stirling to lose her memory on the day she planned to leave her husband for a mysterious lover, journalist Ellie becomes obsessed by the story and seeks the truth in the hopes of revitalizing hercareer.

Click here to request a copy.

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Tuesday February 18, 2020
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A Morning with Author/Illustrator, Elizabeth Zunon
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

More details to follow.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
 
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Strengthening Families Workshop
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

More details to follow.

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  518-765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday March 4, 2020
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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, or you can borrow a library copy. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. 

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman: Seven-year-old Elsa's grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters, sending the girl on a journey that brings to life the world of her grandmother's fairy tales. By the internationally best-selling author of A Man Called Ove.

Click here to request a library copy.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  765-2791  tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday March 7, 2020
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DAR - Old Hellebergh Chapter
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Daughters of the American Revolution (Old Hellebergh Chapter) - meeting

CONTACT:  Gwen Bondi  518-860-8965  gekbondi@gmail.com
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Sunday March 8, 2020
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Second Sunday Film
2:00 PM

Join us for a Sunday afternoon film. We'll have a contemporary movie, along with some light refreshments.

"Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives. " 2018 PG 2h 10m (IMDB)

 

CONTACT:  Tracey Pause  518-765-2791  
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Saturday March 14, 2020
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Second Saturday STEAM
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Explore, Play and Learn - A STEAM Program especially for children ages 3 through kindergarten with families. More details to follow. 

CONTACT:  Gail Brown  765-2791  gail.brown@voorpl.org
LOCATION: Library Community Room
Wednesday March 18, 2020
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Books & Beyond
11:00 AM