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April Events for Adults

Tuesday, April 13 – 7 p.m.  Keeping the Body and Mind Functioning Well, an online  presentation by public health educator, Victoria McGahan, of the Columbia County Health Department.  This presentation may be moved to April 20th if Health Department Staff are needed for vaccination duty.  Please call the Library (518-758-9321) to register so we can […]

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The Story Walk Situation

We apologize for the confusion, but we are reconstructing our signs for the Story Walk on the Trail behind the Valatie Free Library.  The original signs could not withstand the high winds we have had in the past few weeks.  When we have received formal permission from National Grid, we will construct stronger story signs, […]

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Libby for Magazines Is Here!

E-magazines are available now only on Libby or Overdrive.  RB digital is no longer available.  However, you still have access to the same magazines that were formerly in RB digital and can request and borrow magazines for 7, 14 or 21 days.   Download the Libby App from the App Store or access Libby by clicking […]

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Make Your Own Bird Feeder

Help the birds that you see around your house by making an easy bird feeder for your backyard.  Pick up an identification chart of common feeder birds, your own bird identification journal and bird seed at the Library.  Find a stick and an empty milk or juice carton and you are ready.  Click here to […]

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Art Journaling # 2

Nancy Kohler, local artist and enthusiastic art journalist, returns to the Valatie Free Library with a monthly series of art journaling workshops.  No stranger to the Library, she has presented several workshops for families, kids and adults in past years and is looking forward to this new venture.  We are enthusiastic about welcoming her again […]

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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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