The Traveling Dinner

The Library’s most famous fundraiser!

Saturday, September 24  –

Dinner & Cocktails starting at 5:30

Enjoy a home-cooked meal created just for this special evening and the genteel conversation of the hamlet’s neighborhood.

Before going, you are treated to a cocktail party at the restored ‘creamery’ or stay jus for the cocktail party.  The evening comes to close by returning to the Library for delectable desserts.  All in all a wonderful evening.

Please contact the Library for reservations at 766-3211.

Bake Sale at Rider’s Mills – Fundraiser

Community Day
Saturday September 10, 2016 featuring a day of music with the Sweet Adeline’s and the Old Kinderhook Jazz Band from 12:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the field near the school house under a tent with tables for a picnic – pick up an early dinner from the fire house on Rt 295 or bring a basket from home. Desert and baked goods on sale from the folks at the North Chatham Library.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Mac Computer Skills

September 26 –  Monday 10 am – Noon

Building Up Your Mac Computer Skills: Mail, Calendars, Organizing Files.

Maria Cosenza will deliver an overview of these features.  Learn to get the most efficiency from your device. 

This program is not for first-time users and covers only Apple products. 

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.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Perennial Gardening

October 5th 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 pre-register.

This event is held at Behn’s Perennials 4569 NY-66, Malden Bridge, which is about 2 miles from the NCFL.

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.

 

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Fall Wreath Walk

October 17 – Monday  10:00 am – Noon

Fall Wreath Walk lead by Dale Saylor & Joe Williamson.  Gather fall leaves, twigs, berries and seedpods and learn how to turn them into your unique fall wreath.

Directions to location when you register.

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.

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.

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.  Find out about two programs that help seniors age in place and 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.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge – Holiday Craft

December 8 Thursday 10:00 – Noon

Wycinanki – Decorative Paper cutting technique.  Susannah White will be leading us in this wonderful craft for a holiday project.

 

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.

 

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

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.

SUMMER PROGRAMS

Reading Challenge!  June 28 – September 5.

Pick up your Reading Challenge Booklets at the Library.  Prizes!