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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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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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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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Summer Programs Week Three

The following events are the highlights of the third week of the Valatie Free Library Summer Programming. Don’t forget to register so that we may send you the links to the shows. Paint with Hannah DeWeerd.  Video is available for the Summer.  Free supplies will be provided to registrants. Tuesday, July 14 – 10:30 a.m. Story Hour with Mr. Chuck.  Gotomeeting. Wednesday, July […]

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Help Is Here!

Are you missing those tech sessions with Lloyd the Geek? Have you felt like throwing your phone or other device across the room during the last 3 months?  Don’t despair: help is one free app away, and yes, it is help from Heather Lloyd.  Join us on Thursday, July 16th at 1:30 p.m. in a […]

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Thank You to the Storycrafters

Thank you to the Storycrafters for a wonderful show yesterday, Wednesday, July 1.  A great start to the Valatie Free Library Summer Program!  Jeri and Barry’s presentation gave us myths and stories of different cultures as well as new and funny versions of familiar fairy tales and “do it with them sounds and songs.”   We […]

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