June 26 Sunday 3pm
Artistic and historic influences blossom into one-of-a-kind hats in the hands of Victoria DiNardo. Hear and see how it happens.
Please call the Library to register. All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.
This event is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Columbia County by the Greene County Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grants Fund.
The Library is collaborating on a North Chatham Community Directory. Every family who participates will receive a free professional portrait shoot from Owen Mills and a free 8×10. There is a 20% senior discount and a 20% military discount off any portrait packages. You will also receive the directory.
Registration is required for all children’s programs.
Reading Challenge! June 28 – September 5.
Pick up your Reading Challenge Booklets at the Library. Prizes!
Math Tutoring. (Free) 1st & 2nd graders below grade level. Contact W. Monsell 943-0746.
1a. Tuesday, June 28 Ages 5-8 “I’ll tell you how the Sun Rose”
10 till 11:00 Art School of Columbia Co. Children take inspiration from Emily Dickinson’s poem.
1b. Tuesday, June 28 Ages 11-14 “The Road not Taken”
10 till Noon. Art School of Columbia Co. Based on Poem by Robert Frost students will create collage-based maps of their lives.
2. Wednesday, June 29 10 till Noon. All Ages Event.
Bernice Lewis on her Ukulele
3. Tuesday & Thursday, July 5 & 7 Ages 7 Felting and Embroidery
10 till Noon. Susannah White. Create a hot pad through felting and then embroider it.
- Friday, July 8 Ages 3+ “On Your Mark, Get set…Music & Shake”
10 till Noon. Join Amy Thiel & Jody Jacques as they sing, dance, act silly and have a good time.
- Tuesday & Wednesday, July 12 & 13 Ages 8+ Navajo tradition of sand-painting
10 till Noon. Mary Young. Learn & create a contemporary sand-painting using modern techniques.
- Thurs & Friday, July 14th & 15th & July 21st & 22nd Ages 12 + Radio Control Piloting
10 till Noon. Peter McKenna / Gary Charbonneau. Learn the essentials of flight to fly a radio airplane.
- Saturday July 16th 10 am All Ages Event The NC Fire Truck Visits
- Tuesday, July 19 Ages 8-12 Fish Rubbing Prints
10 till Noon. Fran Martino, Environmental Educator explains fish anatomy and adaptations, plus the Japanese art of “gyotaku” (fish printing).
- Tuesday July 26 Intergenerational age 6 up
Canoe Trip on Stockport Creek
9:30 – 12:30. Fran Martino (River Haggie) leading.
- Thursday July 28 Ages 7 – 15 Lightning Safety and Animal Track Stories
10 till Noon. Fran Martino. What to do/not to do when lightning strikes. Identifying animal tracks
- Tuesday August 2 & 9 Ages 6+ Bas-Relief Clay Tiles
10 till Noon. Allison Hestor & Matt Crane. Create three unique tiles.
- Thursday August 4 Ages 9+ (8 with a caretaker) Basket Weaving
10 till Noon. Joyce Flower. Make a basket and the bottom of the basket too!!
- Thursday August 11 All Ages Event
Talons Raptors are coming!
10:30 am. Educational journey into the world of falconry.
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