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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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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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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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