Author Archives: vallib

May the Fourth Be With You As You Try To Escape!

Another Digital Escape Room:  “May The 4th Be With You As You Try To Escape!”  Kids: How much do you know about Luke, Lea, Han Solo, Chewie, Darth Vader?  Adults: how much do you remember?  Challenge each other!  The prize – lots of fun and bragging rights.  Click here to face off.   And If […]

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Virtual Story Hours and Craft Times Continue

Virtual Story Hour for Children, preschool through Grade 1, will continue to be offered each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. on GotoMeeting. Please email the Library at valatiefreelibrary@gmail.com on Sunday or Monday or prior to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, and we will send you an invitation containing the link. Click the link, and you will be taken to Story Hour. There […]

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Expiring Library Cards

Some of you may be receiving an email from the Library today informing you that your library cards have expired.  Just respond to the email with the information required, and your card will be updated to the year 2023.  Don’t miss out on accessing all the e-resources available with your card from the Library System […]

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VFL Craft Time

Check out the Valatie Free Library Facebook page.  Chuck, our new Program Coordinator, has designed a new activity, “Valatie Free Library Presents Craft Time.”  The first activity is drawing with 3 people . . . or more.  Check out the neat design; try it with friends and family.   Send  a photo of your drawing to […]

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Get a Free Library Card; Use It Today

If you would like to order an ebook or an audio book while the Library is closed, please check the top item in the right sidebar of this web page Click on “Click here.” Register for a temporary card by completing the starred items on the form – your name, address, phone number, email, etc.  […]

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A Request to Library Patrons

If you are planning to return library items to the Valatie Free Library at this time while we are closed, we would like to request that you keep them, no matter which library they came from, until we can open again.  You will NOT receive any fines!  Thank you!

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from the Director

Do you need your library card number or information about your item loans, the Census, a great new book or DVD, a computer concern?   Would you like to make a suggestion about a book or DVD or a special program for adults or kids?  Send an email to valatiefreelibrary@gmail.com which includes your phone number, and […]

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A Free Movie Night

As you think of ways to occupy yourself during this crisis, consider Kanopy, a streaming service of thousands of movies.  Look for the Kanopy icon at the bottom of the right sidebar on this page.  The Columbia County Libraries with the aid of a very generous grant from the Crandell Theater  have purchased a one […]

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VFL Closes on March 17th

To protect our patrons and Staff in this difficult time, the Valatie Free Library will be closed from Tuesday, March 17 through Tuesday, March 31.  Check this page, our Facebook and Instagram pages for information about fun things to read, watch and learn as you stay at home and do your part to slow the […]

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