Category Archives: Kids’ Programs

Information about programs for children.

Submit Your Photos!

The deadline for submitting photos to the annual Valatie Free Library Photo Contest is fast approaching.  All photos are due by Friday, March 24th.  Click on 2017 Photo Competition / Exhibition at the top of this page to copy and print a submission form which must be attached to each photo you submit.  There is no specific theme for the exhibition so choose up to three of your favorite photos dealing with any subject and bring them into the Library.  Judging will take place on March 28th, and the exhibition will be at the Valatie Senior Center (Williams Street / Valatie) on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 2 – 4 p.m.  Call us (758-9321) if you have any questions!

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Annual Photo Competition and Exhibition

We will be accepting photos for the annual VFL  Photo Competition and Exhibition from Monday, March 6th through Friday, March 24th.  Photos with accompanying submission forms may be submitted at the Library – 1036 Kinderhook Street / Valatie, New York.  The exhibition of all photos received will be held at the Valatie Senior Center on Williams Street in the Village of Valatie from 2 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 6th.  For additional information, call the Library at 518-758-9321.

To obtain copies of the photo submission form , click here or follow the instructions under 2017 Photo Competition / Exhibition in the main feature area at the top of this web page.

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Vacation Program 2/24

 

You can still sign up for  our program on Friday, February 24, 10 a.m.  – noon when Mary Young presents Fabulous Foil.  Join us to make free standing sculptures with aluminum foil as we turn this thin material into 3-D figures and animals.  Go home and turn leftover foil into your own creations.  This program is for kids, ages 11 and older.  Maximum enrollment for this program is 15 so call soon (758-9321) to register.

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2017 Winter Programs

Please view our winter programs detailed in the Calendar and  2017 Winter Programs, the links at the top of this page.  Check out the programs listed  for kids and adults; stay tuned for updates.   Call the Library (758-9321) for more information.

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Remaining November Programs!

for Adults

COMPUTER ASSISTANCE

Monday, November 21st from 4:30 – 6:45 in the Library. Sign up to work with Lloyd the Geek (Heather Lloyd) for 45 minutes to troubleshoot problems on your computer, laptop, tablet, e-reader or phone.  Call to register.  WE STILL HAVE TWO OPENINGS.  GIVE US A CALL!

THE ZIKA VIRUS:  WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
On Tuesday, November 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Library,
Victoria from the Columbia County Health Department will discuss the latest information about Zika.  Stop by or call to register or, if you find yourself free that night, just drop in.

KNITTING
Join us on Monday, November 28th at 7 p.m.
 in the Library to work on your knitting/crochet projects.  Share ideas, get tips, have fun!  Newcomers of any skill level, even beginners, are welcome to join us.

 

for Kids

STORY HOUR
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Preschoolers and parents/caregivers are invited to join us for stories, crafts and snack.  Posie, our therapy dog friend, will be here too.

 

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One of the Mask Creations

mask day 1

 

 

Just one of the masks created
in our mask-making class on
Tuesday and Wednesday, April 26 and 27.
More pictures will follow.
Thank you to Mary Young for a fascinating and creative class.
The results were amazing as you will note in upcoming posts.

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March / April Events at the Library

For Kids and Families

Game Night – Friday, March 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Story Hour – Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12,19 at 10:30 a.m. in the Library (1036 Kinderhook Street).  Join us for stories, crafts, therapy dog Posie and snacks
Mud Creek Presentation – Tuesday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library.  Michelle from Mud Creek will present an interactive program about amphibians.
Movie Night – Wednesday, April 27 at 6:30 in the Library.  Join us half-way through April Vacation for a movie (To Be Determined), popcorn and soft drinks.

For Adults and Young Adults

Board of Trustees Meeting – Monday, March 7 and Monday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Library.  The Public is welcome to attend.
Book Club – Monday, March 14 and Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Library.  New York Times Best Selling Author Chris Bohjalian will join us in March via Skype or Speaker  Phone.
Knitting / Crochet – Monday, March 21 and Monday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Library.  Newcomers of all skill levels are always welcome.
Seasonal Plate Craft – Friday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library.  Create an easy but very attractive snack / dessert plate.  Please register by March 7th so that we have the needed supplies.lesley's plate
Drawing Exercises with Margot – Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 19 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in the Library.  Each week a new technique will be presented by local artist, Margot Curran.
Cake Decorating with Lori – Fridays, April 8 and 29 at 6:30 in the Library.  Each week a new technique will be presented.  Please bring an unfrosted sheet cake or cake layer with you to class.  Tips, bags and frosting will be provided.

For All Ages

Submission of Photos for the Annual VFL Photo Competition – Tuesday, March 8 through Saturcameraday, April 2 during Library hours.  Matted photos must be submitted at the Library.  Children, teens, adults, seniors are invited to submit up to three photos per person to the competition.
Photo Competition – Sunday, April 10 from 2 – 4 p.m.  Join us to see the photos submitted by your friends and neighbors.  Coffee / Soft Drinks and Desserts will be served.  Location is being finalized.

 

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