Check out our full range of upcoming programs!

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 & Brunch Fundraiser Event

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

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The library is proud to offer wonderful nursery-grown plants from local businesses for sale.  We are also lucky to receive donations from community gardens. (If you would like to donate plants, they can be dropped off starting May 11.)  There is a wide variety of common and more usual plants.

Brunch – an appetizing variety of hot and cold items to eat in the back ‘reading’ garden.  Also an on-going bake sale, featuring delicious homemade pies, cakes, breads, cookies.

Downstairs, browse a wide variety of books for children and adults, DVDs, and CD’s.  Kids activities include potting their own plant to take home.

Raffle items – certificates to Chatham’s Blue Plate, New Lebanon’s Pillars, tickets to Mac-Haydn, Ghent Playhouse and Theater, and a hand-made dollhouse-sized barn with farm animals, 1- Tai Chi lesson in Chatham, and a one-hour landscaping consultation by Ingrid Benson Klafehn.  There is also a 50/50 raffle.

Rain or shine.  Early bird admission at 8:30 for a $10 donation.

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 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.