Apogee Center Peer Services – Game Night

Mondays 6 – 7:30pm

September 12 – October 17 (Not on October 10 Library CLOSED)

Free drop-in group to meet people, create art, and play board games.  All skill levels welcome.  Art materials and games provided or bring your own favorites.

Apogee Center  Hope*Healing*Empowerment

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Perennial Gardening

October 5th, Wednesday   10 am – noon

Joe, owner of Behn’s Best Perennials says that fall is a perfect time for planting and he is ready with inspiration.  Right now owners can see where their landscapes have holes and he will walk us through with ideas and plants that can be put in.

Please register by calling the Library.

This event is held at Behn’s Perennials about 2 miles from the NCFL.

All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.

These programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County of the Berkshire Taconic Foundation.  We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

Memoir: Readings by Local Writers

October 16, Sunday – 3pm

Captivating tales of “life in the past lane” by several members of our library’s two writing groups.  Readings will be about 10 minutes in length.

This event is FREE and held at the NCFL.  More information is available by calling 766-3211.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Fall Wreath Ramble & Create

October 17 – Monday  10:00 am – Noon

Fall Wreath Walk lead by Dale Saylor & Joe Williamson of Hollymount.  Gather fall leaves, twigs, berries and seedpods and watch as our experts turn them into a unique fall wreath. We will start with a “ramble” through the field and woods to collect leaves, branches, berries, etc. to construct wreaths. After a half hour walk or so, we will head back to the house to make wreaths.

BRING YOUR PRUNERS

Directions to location when you register.       Rain date 10/24

Please call the Library to register.

All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE. These programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Arts & Literature – “Drawn In”

October 23, Sunday – 3pm

Jean Mackay, artist/educator

Discover a world of color and inspiration in her natural history illustrations.

This event is FREE and held at the NCFL.  More information is available by calling 766-3211.

This event is made possible with support from the Hudson River Bank Foundation.  We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Brain Health

November 1, Tuesday       5:30 – 6:30 pm

Dr. Richard Holub, MD.

Learn from the president of Neurological Associates of Albany, how to keep your brain healthy as you age.

Event Location:  Malden Bridge Community Center

Please call the Library to register.

All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.These programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Arts & Literature – Homemade Puppets

November 6,  Sunday 3pm

 

Susannah White presents a show, and a chance to make one of your own.

This event is FREE and held at the NCFL.  More information is available by calling 766-3211.

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.  We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Aging in Place

November 16, Wednesday 10:00 – Noon

Aging in Place with the Village Movement and the Umbrella Project.  Ken Harris of the Albany Guardian Society is speaking.  He will discuss two programs that help seniors age in place and discuss how to make them happen in our community.

Please call the Library to register.  All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.
These programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Arts & Literature – Hidden Gems of Industrial Archaeology

November 20, Sunday – 3pm

 

“Canal girl” Tricia Shaw uses urban & landscape archaeology to find our past.

This event is FREE and held at the NCFL.  More information is available by calling 766-3211.

This event is made possible with support from the Hudson River Bank Foundation.

We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

Celebrate Songs with Sheri Bauer-Mayorga

December 4 , Sunday 3pm

Enjoy learning songs of the season with Sheri and Friends.  Everyone welcome!

This event is FREE and held at the NCFL.  More information is available by calling 766-3211.

This event is made possible with support from the Hudson River Bank Foundation.  We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Cut Paper Holiday Designs

December 8 Thursday 10:00 – Noon

Wycinanki is a Polish decorative paper cutting technique.  Suzannah White will be leading us in this wonderful craft making layers of cut geometric designs for beautiful seasonal cards and ornaments.

Please call the Library to register.   All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.These programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Arts & Literature – Celebrate in Song! The Holiday Party

December 11 Sunday – 3pm

Sheri Bauer-Mayorga

Sing along with Sheri or listen, and then join our rousing, annual holiday party.

This event is FREE and held at the NCFL.  More information is available by calling 766-3211.

This event is made possible with support from the Hudson River Bank Foundation.       We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Exercises for Senior Health

January 10 Tuesday 10:00 – Noon

Exercises for seniors: Helping to Prevent/Reduce Back and Joint Pain.  Doreen Franks, PT co-owner of the Columbia Physical Therapy (Valatie & East Greenbush) presenting.  Find out what you can do in your own home to keep your bones and joints as healthy and pain free as possible.

Event Location – Malden Bridge Community Center

(Snow date 1/12)

Please call the Library to register.

All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.  These programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County of the Berkshire Taconic Foundation.  We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Healthy Food from Italy & India

January 24,   Tuesday   10:00 – Noon

This Event takes place at the Malden Bridge Community Center

Maria Cosenza & Pinky Khullar will instruct and of course, eating the dishes is a most delightful part of the class.  Add to your culinary skills and vary your healthy vegetarian meals and snacks.

(Snow date 1/26)

Please call the Library to register.
All events are open to anyone of any town or hamlet, and unless otherwise noted, FREE.
These programs are funded, in part, by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County of the Berkshire Taconic Foundation.  We are grateful for the support that makes our programs possible.

 

Fundraiser – “Chase the Chill” Party

January 27, Friday 5:30 – 7:30

Let warm conversation banish the chill of winter while you support the library.

$30/person

snow date 1/28