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News and Events
Thank you to out going Trustees Janet Acker, JR Delia and Scott Kunkler.
Welcome new Trustees Elaine Bouvier, Tim Lippert and Jeanne Strausman.
Save the Date
Annual Greenery Sale
December 1, 2018
Elephant and Piggie visited the Library!
Pick up your Map!
October 13 – 9-1pm - Walking Dead Day Celebration – We will have Walking Dead special giveaways in celebration of the world’s favorite, long running, survival comic by Robert Kirkman and Chralie Adlard.
October 19 – 7-10pm – Drawdown Live Stream – Paul Hawken and the Drawdown Team will provide an interactive overview and update of Drawdown a NY Times bestseller. This is a live stream broadcast from Omega Center for Sustainable Living in Rhinebeck, NY. Live stream will start at 7:30 and seating will be limited.
Haunted Library for Halloween
October 30 – 6pm – Help us decorate the Library for Halloween.
October 31 – Halloween- The Library will be decorated. Stop in, pick up candy and explore.
New Job Resource
online resume builder
October 16 – 10:30am – Special StoryTime with Assemblyman Chris Tague.
October Program Schedule
2 – 10:30 – STEAM Art - Dragons! Students will learn about different dragons found in different cultures
3 – 4-6pm – Dragons in Mythology and Fiction – Students will begin to learn about how a ‘monster’ can take different forms across cultures.
9 – 10:30am – StoryTime: Make believe creatures. Program includes stories, songs and crafts.
10 – 4 - 6pm – Werewolves, Zombies, Vampires and Medicine – This program will encourage students to make the connection between medical conditions that are exaggerated into ‘monsters’.
16 – 10:30am – Special StoryTime with Assemblyman Chris Tague.
17 – 4 - 6pm – Science meets Science Fiction - Students will be introduced to Cryptids that actually do exist – oarfish, platypus, komodo dragon, mountain gorilla, okapi, and the giant squid
23 – 10:30am – StoryTime: Halloween! Program includes stories, songs and crafts.
24 – 4-5pm – Monstrous Structures Made of Candy – Kids will use candy and toothpicks to create 3D monsters a fun and unique engineering project.
24 – 5:30pm – Lefty Come read with Lefty the TDI therapy dog.
30 – 10:30am – STEAM Art: Halloween Decorations – students will design and create decorations for Halloween.
Every other Tuesday at 10:30am - StoryTime
StoryTime includes stories, music and movement, designed as early literacy instruction aimed at developing and reinforcing the skills that children need to be successful learners.
Monthly Craft Project – kids stop in and check out the craft table downstairs and discover crafts to work on your own.
Read with Lefty
at 5:30 pm
Come read with Lefty, the TDI Therapy Dog, in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Children choose what they would like to read to Lefty, and read in a positive, non-judgmental atmosphere.
For more information on each movie visit our movie page.
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The Library has magazines
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Now You Can Donate Online Using an E-Check
Now you can donate to the Library through our website using an E-check! Also called an electronic bank transfer, this allows you to make a donation from your checking account without having to write or mail in a check. And it saves the Library 2/3 of the fees we would typically be charged with a credit card donation.
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Make an Ongoing Monthly Contribution!
You can now make an automatically recurring monthly donation of as little as $5 per month to help support the Library! These recurring donations, automatically deducted each month from your debit or credit card, make an easy and sustainable impact.
Benefits to you include:
• No hassle automatic withdrawals from the account of your choice.
• The ability to change your gift amount or the method of payment at any time.
• A record of each monthly gift that will appear on your credit or debit card statement.
• Automatic renewal, with the ability to cancel at any time.
Sign up today by clicking here! If you have any questions, feel free to contact the library.
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