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Jan Langlois

      It is with a heavy heart that we acknowledge the passing of Jan Langlois, Board member and Treasurer for over 20 years; beloved by staff and Library patrons.  Thank you for all your service and sound advice.

The Library will close at 4:00 pm on Monday in Jan’s Honor.

Annual – Books & Blooms & Brunch Fundraiser Event


Books & Blooms 2011 006The recent Books, Blooms & Brunch event was a great success, in no small part due to the generous contributions of: Behn’s Best Perennials, The Berry Farm, Blue Plate Restaurant, George Samerjan, Ghent Playhouse, Hudson Valley Tai Chi, Ingrid Benson Klafehn, the Mac-Haydn Theatre, Pillars Steakhouse, Ponds & Beyond, Samascott’s, The Theater Barn, and, of course, the many wonderful people in our community who came together to make it all happen. We also extend a warm thanks to everyone who attended. Your continued support is much appreciated.

Foster Care Explained

Berkshire Farms and Family Services is holding an evening (6:00 pm) program detailing the responsibilities of foster care.  This might mean being a family respite or an ’emergency’ housing option.  This is not about their  residential treatment setting in New Lebanon.

Monday evening June 22 at 6:00 pm.

Enriching Life & Increasing Knowledge – Trip to the Renovated Clark Museum

Trip to the Clark Art Institute

Thursday June 25th.

Meet at 9:00 am at the Library to join a carpool to the newly revamped Clark Art Institute.   We will enjoy a guided tour of the museum and see the special exhibit “Van Gogh and Nature” .   The tour will begin at 10:00 am.

Advance reservations are required: sign-up at the Library.  Limit 15.

This program is funded in part with a grant from the Fund for Columbia County, a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation.

Knitting with Sandy

Join Sandra Wooding and the rest of us as we knit, crochet, etc. to the tune of fun. Beginning knitting continued (by poplar demand).

Meeting Every Thursday, 10 till Noon.   In depth instruction on knitting a felted Hat. Please call or email to confirm.  Angora

Nook Books AHOY!

The library has two nooks (one black/white, one color) and a Kindle Paperwhite for your convenience. There is no access to the internet on these devices, but you can certainly enjoy the
books that are included.  We have added lots more ebooks, popular fiction and non-fiction titles.  Ask at the desk.