2019 Winter Programs

VALATIE FREE LIBRARY 2019 WINTER PROGRAMS

JANUARY:  Kids
Monday, Jan. 28 (5:30 – 6:30 p.m.) STEAM Program – Forts.  Listen to a story, design and build a fort.
Tuesdays: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 (10:30 a.m.) Story Hour for preschoolers and caretakers.  Stories, craft and snack.
Tuesdays: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 (noon – 5 p.m.)   Lego Days for kids of all ages.  Come to the Library to build something special using Duplos and/or regular size Lego bricks.
Tuesday, Jan 22 (5:30 p.m.)  Coding with Habib.  Join us for an hour of coding fun.
            Appropriate for all ages.  Choose your own level of challenge.
Tuesday, Jan 29 (5:30 p.m.) Crafternoon:  Make collages with Ms. Lauren.  Registration is 
recommended.

FEBRUARY: Kids
BOOKMARK CHALLENGE: FOR GRADES K – 5
Details and Guidelines:

  • Winners will have their bookmarks printed for everyone to take.
  • Theme of bookmark must be books, reading or your favorite book characters. Use words or pictures.
  • Submit bookmarks before March 1, 2019.

Other Events:
Mon. Feb.25 (5:30 – 6:30 p.m.) STEAM Program
Tuesdays: Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 (10:30 a.m.) Story Hour for preschoolers and caretakers.  Stories, craft and snack.
Tuesdays: Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 (noon – 5 p.m.)   Lego Days for kids of all ages.  Come to the Library to build something special using Duplos and/or regular size Lego bricks
Tuesday, February `19 (5:30 – 6:30 p.m.)  Crafternoon with Ms. Lauren.  Registration is recommended.
Tuesday, February 26 (5:30 p.m.) Coding with Habib.  Join us for an hour of coding fun.  Appropriate for all ages.  Choose your own level of challenge.
Fri. Feb. 22 (10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.) Paint and Sip for Kids, Ages 3 – 6
Fri. Feb. 22 (11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.)  Paint and Sip for Kids, Ages 7 and older
Sat. Feb. 2 (9 a.m. – noon) Take Your Child to the Library Day for breakfast, stories and craft.  Stay as long as you wish or just drop in for a quick breakfast.
Sat. Feb. 9 (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)  Make a Valentine’s Day Card.  Program is for kids of all ages.

MARCH: Kids
Mon. Mar. 25 (5:30 – 6:30 p.m.) STEAM Program
Tuesdays: Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 (10:30 a.m.) Story Hour for preschoolers and caretakers.  Stories, craft and snack.
Tuesdays: Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 (noon – 5 p.m.)   Lego Days for kids of all ages.  Come to the Library to    build something special using Duplos and/or regular size Lego bricks.
Tuesday, Mar. 19 (5:30 – 6:30 p.m.)  Crafternoon with Ms. Lauren.  Registration is recommended.
Fri. Mar. 1 Dr. Seuss’ Birthday and Read Across America:  Visit the Library to read a favorite Dr. Seuss book, do a craft and have a birthday cupcake
Sat. Mar 16 (10 a.m. – noon) St. Patrick’s Day Irish Craft for kids, preschool through Grade 6

Art with Mary Young: Week of February 18.  Day and Time to be finalized.  Check web page or call 518-758-9321 for further details.

 

VALATIE FREE LIBRARY 2019 WINTER PROGRAMS

JANUARY:  Adults

Mon. Jan. 14 Book Club for Adults (7 – 8:00 p.m.)  We will be discussing Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.
Mon. Jan. 21 Board of Trustees Meeting (7 p.m.)  The Public is welcome to attend.
Wed. Jan 9 (4:30- 6:45 p.m. – Three 45-minute sessions) Assistance from Heather Lloyd, Lloyd,  the Geek, solving your Computer / Lap Top / I-phone / Tablet problems
Fri.  Jan 18 (6:30 – 8 p.m.) Paint and Sip for Adults

FEBRUARY: Adults

Mon. Feb 11 Book Club for Adults (7 – 8:00 p.m.)
Mon. Feb. 18 Board of Trustees Meeting (7 p.m.)  The Public is welcome to attend.
Mon. Feb. 25 Knitting / Crochet for beginners through experts (6:30 p.m.)
Wed. Feb. 13 (4:30- 6:45 p.m. – Three 45-minute sessions) Assistance from Heather Lloyd,  Lloyd, the Geek solving your Computer / Lap Top / I-phone / Tablet problems
Fri. Feb. 8  Mandala Making  with Nancy Kohler.  (6:30 p.m.)  Break through the winter doldrums with a guided meditation and drawing exercise led by local teaching artist Nancy Kohler.  No prior experience necessary, open to everyone.
Fri. Feb. 15 (6:30 – 8 p.m.) Paint and Sip for Adults
Sat. Feb. 2 (9 a.m. – noon) Take Your Child to the Library Day for breakfast, stories and craft.  Stay as long as you wish or just drop in for a quick breakfast.

MARCH:  Adults

FRI. MAR. 1 THROUGH MON. MAR. 25:  SUBMIT PHOTOS FOR THE ANNUAL VFL PHOTO EXHIBITION IN APRIL.  INFORMATION AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES WILL BE POSTED ON THE LIBRARY WEB PAGE, (valatielibrary.net).  NOTE:  Kids may also submit photos.

Other March Events:

Mon. Mar. 11 Book Club for Adults (7 – 8:00 p.m.)
Mon. Mar. 18 Board of Trustees Meeting (7 p.m.)  The Public is welcome to attend.
Mon. Mar. 25 Knitting / Crochet for beginners through experts
Wed. Mar. 13 (4:30- 6:45 p.m. – Three 45-minute sessions) Assistance from Heather Lloyd, Lloyd, the Geek solving your Computer / Lap Top / I-phone / Tablet problems
Thurs. Mar. 7 (4 – 6 p.m.)  Town Hall Meeting with NYS Assemblyman Jake Ashby.  Drop in to meet and speak with the Assemblyman.
Fri.  Mar. 15 (6:30 – 8 p.m.) Paint and Sip for Adults