Author Archives: vallib

VFL’s Mock Caldecott

Be a judge.  Click here to vote for the book or books in a list of 8 chosen by VFL’s Program Coordinator.  Which one or ones would you choose or would you nominate and choose a different book published in 2020?  The  actual Caldecott winner will be announced on Monday, January 25th.  Will it be […]

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Monthly Food Drive

The Valatie Free Library will be collecting non-perishable food and toiletries each month for the Valatie Food Pantry.  Monetary donations are also welcome.  A box for the items  will be in the entrance room in the Library or you may call (518-758-9321), and we will come outside to collect them.  We will deliver the donated […]

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Remote Help from Lloyd the Geek

Heather Lloyd, Lloyd the Geek, is still giving computer / laptop / tablet assistance to patrons on the second Tuesday of each month.  Call the Library (518-758-9321) to register.  Heather will contact you to help you put TeamViewer, a free app, on your device.  Then she will be able to access your device remotely, troubleshoot […]

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Photo and Art Show –

Stay tuned for details about viewing the photos sent to the Library in December 2020 for our artistic recap of a most unique year in history.  See how the photographers revealed hope and optimism in the face of so much that was overwhelmingly frustrating and sad.

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Path to the “Trail” Completed

Thank you to Billy Marsh, Ron Rich and Jake Samascott who completed the path linking the Valatie Free Library to the Albany-Hudson Electric Trail on Wednesday October 28th.  We appreciate their volunteering to create a functional and attractive access to the Trail for the community.  A special thank you to Ron for clearing the path […]

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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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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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