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Thank You

Thank you to all who donated non-perishable items or money to the Valatie Free Library’s Food Drive for the Valatie Food Pantry.  Because of your generosity, we were able to provide the Food Pantry with more than a thousand dollars worth of aid.  The project clearly demonstrated the wonderful support of the Valatie Community for […]

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Book Sale – 10/30 and 10/31

A Halloween Book Sale will take place on Friday and Saturday, October 30 and 31 in the Valatie Free Library Parking Lot.  If you wish to donate gently used books to the sale, you may bring them to the Library during open hours ONLY, between Thursday, October 22 and Wednesday, October 28.  The Book Sale will take […]

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The Great Pumpkin Decorating contest

Pick up a pumpkin and an entry sheet for the Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest at the Library from today until Saturday, October 24th.   Decorate your pumpkin as your favorite book character.  You can paint, dress or (with adult help and supervision) carve your pumpkin. Rules:Each Pumpkin must be related to a book characterPumpkins will be […]

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Board of Trustees Member Needed

The Valatie Free Library is searching for a new Board of Trustees member. If you would like to be a trustee and have the interest and energy to help the Library continue to be a vital community center, we need you. Please email the Library – valatiefreelibrary@gmail.com or send a letter to Director / Valatie […]

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Thank You, Doug Bartels, Master Magician

On Wednesday, July 5, 2020, Master Magician Doug Bartels  presented his special brand of magic for Valatie Free Library at 6:30 p.m. on Facebook Live.   If you missed the show,  check our Facebook page.  You can watch it there anytime for the rest of the summer.   It was great! Doug is a master magician who […]

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Census Update!

Have you filled out your Census form yet?  Visit the Valatie Free Library to do it quickly and securely.  We have one new computer dedicated to the Census only.   Anyone who wishes to complete the Census online may use this computer and also receive help from one of our Staff members.  Answer just 10 questions.  […]

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Try These Art Projects

On Thursday, July 23 and Friday July, 24, Mr. Chuck will present two  fascinating and fun art projects. Today (Thursday) at 1:30 p.m., join him for a Cartooning Workshop on GotoMeeting.  Even if you have not already registered, you can still join the group if  you email valatiefreelibrary@gmail.com so that he can send you the […]

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Summer Programs: July 19 – 25

Thursday, July 23 – 1:30 – Cartooning Workshop with Mr. Chuck.  Whether you like Peanuts, Spiderman or graphic novels, this class is for everyone who loves comics and/or drawing.  We will have fun with the basics of designing characters and drawing comic panels.  Gotomeeting. Friday, July 24 – 1:30 p.m.  Gotomeeting.  Craft Workshop with Mr. Chuck.  Pick up your […]

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