Check out our full range of upcoming programs!

Pysanky-Ukranian Egg Dying

Saturday March 28, 11:00 am

Join M.C. Giroux, one of the library’s ‘artists-in-residence’ and practice the traditional art of egg dying with wax, dyes and melting the wax off with a flame.  Wear old clothes.
Register early as this program fills up quickly!

Annual Wine Tasting – Library Benefit

Saturday, April 11th at 5:30.

Explore new aspects of fine wines with the very knowledgeable Ms. Karen Kazmar. Thank you to Chatham Wine & Liquor for their donation that makes this program possible.

Held at the Trolly Station; $30.00 per person.

Reservations required: please contact the Library.

A New Image

James C. Carroll

 Sunday April 19, at 3:00 p.m.

Carroll – an artist who combines old and new technology to transform the everyday into the magical.

This program is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts.

Enriching Life & Increasing Knowledge – Foraging and Feasting

Foraging and Feasting with author, Dina Falconi.

This is Not just READING / PICTURES presentation about finding food in the wild.  Dina will take on an actual foraging walk, lucky for us, the Library has some excellent foraging grounds surrounding it.  Afterwards we will indulge in some ‘wild’ food.  In her book, Dina features 50 wild treasures which you can find.  Beautiful drawings!  Books will be on hand to sign.
Wednesday, April 29th from 10 till Noon.

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

Enriching Life & Increasing Knowledge – Yummy and Healthy – Cooking with Maria

Hands on cooking lesson on how to incorporate fresh vegetables into our menus. Held at Malden Bridge Community Center on Tuesday May 5 at 10:00am – noon.. We eat what we cook.   Advanced registration is necessary.

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

Annual Books & Blooms Sale

Saturday, May 16th 9:00 to 1:00.

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On the lawn, find a tantalizing selection of perennials and annuals brought in from local producers. Downstairs, browse a wide variety of books for all ages, DVDs, and CD’s.  To top it all off, enjoy a selection of homemade delectable desserts. Kids activities include potting their own plant to take home. Rain or shine. For an extra donation, you may purchase plants at 8:00 am.

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. March 12 – 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 Kindly 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.