Category Archives: Announcement

The Final Program – Wednesday, August 8 at 6:30

August 8, 6:30 p.m. Join us for the Sound Explorers, a program that includes making instruments from recycled materials, unique sound science experiments, group movement, “sound stories,” listening games & more. Matthew Cantello, presenter tonight, describes Sound Explorers:  “SOUND EXPLORERS and SUPER SONICS are fun, educational experiences for children of all ages that awaken and develop […]

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Paper Heart Puppets Show Tuesday at 2 P.M.

Join us  on Tuesday, July 31st at 2 p.m. for something special.  Brad Shur will be joining us with his show, “Paper Mouth Puppets.”   Learn about the art of making paper mouth puppets.  Enjoy an interactive presentation.  Brad Shur is a puppeteer, puppet builder and  and the founder and lead artist of Paper Heart Puppets.  […]

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July 30 -August 3 Programs

Monday, July 30 – 10 – 11:30 a.m. (Workshop 1) and 12:30 – 2 p.m.  (Workshop 2).  Paint and Sip with Amy DeWeerd.  Both workshops are for kids, ages 7 and older. Join us to paint a colorful summer scene and have a snack. Tuesday, July 31 – 10:30 a.m.  Story  Hour for Children in […]

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Wednesday’s Animal Embassy Program

Last night’s program was another wonderful experience presented by Animal Embassy, an organization dedicated to exotic animal rescue/adoption and environmental education.  Animal Embassy specializes in providing hands-on, educational and interactive experiences for people of all ages.  Children and adults enjoyed seeing the exotic animals: lizard, frogs, toad, chinchilla and six-month old emu.  Presenter Chris discussed […]

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Events: 4/9 – 4/13

Monday, April 9th at 7 p.m. –  Book Club meets in the Library to discuss Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham.  Newcomers are welcome. Tuesday, April 10th at 10:30 a.m. – Story Hour for preschoolers and parents/caregivers.  Join us for stories, craft, snack. Wednesday, April 11th from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. – Bring your […]

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Spring Break at Valatie Free Library!

Tuesday, April 3rd– Poetry Day- 12p.m. – 2p.m. Learn the method of Black Out poetry; create your own haiku and more! Ages 8+ Wednesday, April 4th– Relief Printmaking- 10:30a.m. – 12p.m. Join Mary Young as she teaches us the method of relief printing. Make several prints using different techniques. Materials include Styrofoam, found objects, and […]

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