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Board of Trustees Open Position

The Valatie Free Library is seeking candidates for an open seat on the Board of Trustees.  This is a wonderful opportunity to serve your library and community.  If you are interested, please email a brief paragraph in which you explain why you are interested in the position and indicate any previous experience which will be […]

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Magic Show and Ice Cream Sundaes – Wednesday, August 14

On Wednesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m. the Valatie Free Library presents the last event of the 2019 Summer Program.  Master Magician Doug Bartels returns with “MAGIC.”  Come to the Library to be amazed and to celebrate a great summer of reading and wonderful presentations. End the night with ice cream sundaes!   All Ages are welcome to attend this family program at the […]

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Shadow Puppets – Thank You, Brad Shur

Brad Shur of Paper Heart Puppets conducted another wonderful presentation at the Valatie Free Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 1 p.m.  Kids, and moms, made some great puppets and then using Brad’s special screen displayed them as shadow puppets.  Check out the pictures included in this post. To see more information about Brad go […]

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Take Flight with Anita Sanchez

Tuesday, July 23rd1-2 p.m. at the Valatie Free LibraryKindergarten to Grade 4 How do birds fly?  Why can’t we?  Can a bubble fly in outer space?  What’s the best shape for a wing?  In this fun, hands-on program, kids will use feathers, paper, balloons and bubbles to learn about concepts of flight.  Participants will design […]

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Upcoming Events 9/25 – 9 / 29

for Kids: Story Hour – Tuesday, September 25th – 10:30 a.m.  Preschoolers and siblings: Listen to stories, do crafts and enjoy snacks. Lego Challenge – Tuesday, September 25th from 3 –  6 p.m.  Have fun making anything with Legos; go home with a treat!  Kids of any age:  Come in anytime between 3 and 6 to […]

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The Spoonman Will Be Here – 8/3 at 6:30 p.m.

Don’t miss the show:  Jim Cruise, Interactive Family Comedian will play the spoons, create a mountain band of audience members, do outrageous impressions.  “It’s a spoonful of fun.”  Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3rd.  Click here to go to the Spoonman’s web page to read more about him.  His brief bio is interesting […]

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