Author Archives: vallib

Thank You Assemblyman Ashby

Children and adults enjoyed listening to Assemblyman Jake Ashby read Shel Silverstein’s A Giraffe and a Half last Saturday, October 13 at the Valatie Free Library.  A great book choice!  Thank you, Assemblyman, and thanks to the children who helped with the reading!

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Donuts & Apple Juice with Amy & Deborah 10/6

Visit the Library on Saturday, October 6 between 11 and 1 for Donuts and Apple Juice with children’s authors, Amy DeWeerd and Deborah Spaulding.  Learn how and why they wrote their books, How a Mother Loves by Amy Deweerd, and How Do You Do, Kazoo, the ‘Roo? by Deborah Spaulding.  Listen to the stories and have breakfast.  Books will be available […]

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Coding Is Back – Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 5 P.M.

Join us on Tuesday, October 2nd at 5 p.m. when ICC graduate Habib returns to conduct another coding class.  We welcome kids from the summer workshop as well as newcomers.  Solve computer puzzles using blocks of code; advance through more and more challenging levels.  It’s fun!  Call the Library for more information and/or to register.  

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The Great American Read, VFL Style

Since May 22, 2018, PBS has been hosting the Great American Read and will continue to do so until October 23rd, the Grand Finale.  During this time people have been able to vote and continue to vote for their best-loved books on a list of 100 best-loved American novels. For more information go to pbs.org/greatamericanread.  […]

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Voter Registration Day – Today, 9/25/18

Although the deadline for registering to vote is October 12, today is Voter Registration Day.  Visit the Valatie Free Library to pick up a registration form.  We also have absentee ballot applications available as well as instructions and general information about Columbia County 2018 Local Races.  Staff will be happy to help you with any […]

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