2021 Winter/ Spring Programs

This is a work in progress.  Periodic Updates will be forthcoming.

January 2021

for Kids
Story Hour – Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26
Make Your Own Bird Feeder
Early Reader Book Club 
reads The Worm by Elise Gravel – a combined project of the Kinderhook Memorial Library and the Valatie Free Library made possible through a grant from Talk Read Sing Columbia.  Book, craft supplies are provided.  Video
Mock Caldecott –   The Caldecott medal award is given to the  illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children of the preceding year.  In the Valatie Free Library Mock Caldecott, you can choose up to 3 selections of 10 suggested by VFL Program Coordinator or nominate one of your own.  The Valatie form will be available on Facebook and the web page during the week of January 10th 2021. The Caldecott medal winner and honor winner will be revealed on Monday, January 25.  Let’s see if any of Chuck’s selections is the medal or honor winner.

for Adults
Art Journaling with Nancy Kohler:  Materials provided by Nancy Kohler
Book Club for AdultsDiscussion of the Lincoln Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer  – Monday, January 11 at 7 p. m. on GotoMeeting

February 2021

for Kids
Story Hour – Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23
Early Reader Book Club
reads One Shoe Two Shoes by Caryl Hart – a combined project of the Kinderhook Memorial Library and the Valatie Free Library made possible through a grant from Talk Read Sing Columbia.  Book, craft supplies are provided.  Videos.
Local Author Talk for Children’s Author Week
Craft Time:  Make Your Own Groundhog
Presidents’ Day Story Time
Middle Grades Book Club – 
first organizational meeting to choose the book for March

for Adults
Paint and Sip
Book Club for Adults –
Book to be Chosen in January  – Monday, February 8 at 7 p. m. on GotoMeeting

March 2021

for Kids
Story Hour – Tuesdays, Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Middle Grades Book Club
Spring Story Walk on the Trail

for Adults
Book Club for Adults –
Book to be Chosen – Monday, March 8 at 7 p. m. on GotoMeeting

Garden Club

April 2021

for kids
Story Hour – Tuesdays, Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27
Earth Day Activity
Middle Grades Book Club

for Adults
Book Club for Adults –
Book to be Chosen – Monday, April 12 at 7 p. m. on GotoMeeting

Garden Club

May 2021

for kids
Story Hour – Tuesdays, May. 4, 11, 18, 25
Earth Day Activity
Middle Grades Book Club

for Adults
Book Club for Adults –
Book to be Chosen – Monday, May 10 at 7 p. m. on GotoMeeting
Garden Club
Valatie History Walking Tour / Cemetery Tour