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Putting Your Garden to Bed
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Please Stay the Course.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Putting Your Garden to Bed

October 7 – 10am Zoom Link required

Master Gardener Donna Peterson, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia Greene Counties.

You will discover what you need to do this fall to have a wonderful garden next Spring from

To attend this Zoom session, please email Library  to get the Zoom link you need to participate.   If you do not receive reply from Library, contact the library again by phone.

If you don’t have computer access you can still listen in to the Zoom program by phone. Please contact Library by phone at 518 766- 3211 to get the code needed.  Staff is available to help you learn Zoom by calling days ahead.

This program is part of our ongoing series Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge (ELIK) program.

 

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Creating a Vibrant Retirement

October 24, 2:00 – 3:30

Francis L. Battisti, PhD will present information on how to lead a vibrant and fulfilling retirement, addressing a wide range of common, and some less common, concerns.

To attend this Zoom session, please email the library mail@northchathamlibrary.org  in advance to get the Zoom link and password you will need to participate. It is also possible to call the library at 518-766-3211.

If you don’t have computer access you can still listen in to the Zoom program by phone. Please contact Library by phone at 518 766- 3211 to get the code needed.  Staff is available to help you learn Zoom by calling days ahead.

This program is part of our ongoing series Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge (ELIK) program.

 

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate

November 7, 11:00-12:00

Gail Phillips, Health Care advocate, Certified Nurse-Midwife, and Community Health Educator.

This program will address ways of advocating for yourself and your health, as well as the health of your loved ones, when meeting with healthcare professionals.

To attend this Zoom session, please email Library  to get the Zoom link you need to participate.   If you do not receive reply from Library, contact the library again by phone.

If you don’t have computer access you can still listen in to the Zoom program by phone. Please contact Library by phone at 518 766- 3211 to get the code needed.  Staff is available to help you learn Zoom by calling days ahead.

This program is part of our ongoing series Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge (ELIK) program.

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Leaving or Staying in Your Home When You Retire

November 10, 6:00-7:00

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Renting Out Space in Your Home

November 17, 6:00 – 7:00pm

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Revitalizing Your Home for a Vibrant Retirement

December 2, 6:00

Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge: Creating a Beautiful Kitchen for Your Retirement Years

December 3

Library Services Expand

Good News!

 OPEN hours extended

Public computer is available during open hours

12pm – 7pm Monday

2pm – 7pm Tuesday & Wednesday

4pm – 7pm Thursday & Friday

11am – 2pm Saturday

Although, due to the COVID-19 necessary restrictions our physical building is closed, NCFL staff is ready to get you the things you want and to place them on the porch table with a time frame for you to pick them up.  Please place all your returns into the book drop yourself.  Staff are not to touch these please.

All items we receive from you, other libraries or our vendors, will be held in quarantine for 3 days.  We will not check them in until that time is up.  IF you incur fines they will be waived.  This procedure will keep you and us safe.  It will also lengthen the time for delivery of books.  Please be patient during this time.

Take Care and Stay Well

 

Arts & Literature – Victor Juhasz

The North Chatham Free Library was honored to present distinguished artist, Victor Juhasz, known nationally for his humorous caricatures and illustrations.

In It’s Not Funny Anymore: Satirical Illustration in an Age of Hostile Absurdity.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0J3dlTg3lY

Readers’ Theatre – Tortoise and the Hare

https://youtu.be/oBUm3ZIpmUM

Watch some fun with the ICC school and public libraries.  Thanks to our very own talented Kim Grethen (and Board Member) .

Stay Home, Stop the Spread

Library open with porch pick-up. Please call or email us.

Library services begin on June 22 with holds for the Mid-Hudson Library System.

While the Library building is presently closed to patrons, all our on-line services do work.  Here are some of them:

Overdrive is our electronic book and audio book collection.

Universal Class has over 500 on-line classes to learn at your own pace.

kanopy has unusual films and many Great Courses

RB Digital has magazines

Home Access has Columbia County resources  and hundreds of newspapers and articles.

– Mango – learn a new language

When we re-open the building.  All fines overdue fines will be waived.

Help with any issues related to the above and accessing services can be obtained by leaving a phone number through email Mail@NorthChathamLibrary.org

 

We Hope to re-open soon.  Please Be Safe, Stay Home and Stop the Spread.