Author Archives: vallib

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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Announcement

Please consult this page for information about the status of the Valatie Free Library as we face the current health emergency.  We  want you to be informed about decisions which will need to be made quickly.

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Programs Cancelled

As of today, the Valatie Free Library will be cancelling all programs and public meetings scheduled for March.  Programs cancelled are  March Story Hours, Family Movie Night, Planting Herbs, The Art School of Columbia County’s  “Who We Are,” Starting a Plant and Paint and Snack.  On March 31st, we will determine the status of our […]

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Celebrate March at the Library – cancelled

March 17, 10:30 a.m.- St Patrick’s Day Story Hour: Stories and crafts as always, but you better wear something green! March 21, 5 p.m. – Family Movie Night: Free pizza and movie night for all ages! Join us for a (PG-rated) movie, and one (or more!) slices of pizza.  Register at the library before Saturday […]

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