Category Archives: Events

Thank You, John Gray

On Saturday, April 21st, the Valatie Free Library hosted John Gray of Channel 10 News who spoke about his children’s book, God Needed a Puppy.  He kept his audience spellbound as he described why he wrote the book, the trials he encountered while trying to publish it and the amazing (to him, but not to […]

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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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Calling All Preschoolers!

Preschoolers, Caregivers and Younger Siblings, join us for Story Hour every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Valatie Free Library. Listen to stories, do a craft, meet Posie, the therapy dog, and have a snack. No registration is necessary. Just walk in – 1036 Kinderhook Street – 4 buildings down from the VMA.

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Recent Library Programs

Below see photos of two of our recent library programs: computer problems assistance with Lloyd the Geek and a craft workshop with Laurie. Help solving computer, tablet, laptop, e-reader, cell phone problems is available at the Valatie Free Library on the second Wednesday of each month. There are three forty-five minute sessions each help session. […]

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Winners in Annual Photo Competition

The following are the winners in the 10 categories in the Valatie Free Library Annual Photo Competition. The winners were announced at the Photo Exhibition which was held at the Valatie Senior Center on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Ichabod Crane Photo Class:  1st Place: Ellie Plourde, 2nd Place:Karina Speer, 3rd Place: Nicholas Johnston Under 18 (Best of submitted […]

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Photo Competition Winners

Again this year, the annual photo competition drew amazing photographs from local adults and kids.  Each year the judges are finding it more difficult to choose a first and second place photo in each category or the best photo of three submitted by kids 18 and under.    At the exhibition on Sunday, April 10th, the […]

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