Quilt-Making is going on in the Community!

The Sew ‘n’ Sews is a local quilting group which meets at the North Chatham United Methodist Church twice a month. This beautiful quilt was made by a member for her daughter who lives in Florida (notice the flamingos). Quilters interested in joining the Sew ‘n’ Sews can contact Dottie … Read more

Use your skills, meet friends and help the library

Members of the Live & Learn (formerly know as ELIK – Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge) enrichment program for adults are looking fro greater community input: Join a dedicated committee working on both our traditional enrichment program and our newer initiative “How to Be More Eco-Friendly.”  Help the library and  our … Read more

Spring Walks

Jenifer Rosete, Conservation Education Coordinator Columbia Land Conservancy led us to the Siegel-Kline Kill. The water was high – still, look at these waders she put the kids into and off they went into the stream. They had a Wonderful and educational time looking under rocks and identifying bugs. This … Read more

Spring Planting

Jumping worms

Planting time has begun. Here is very important information on the invasive jumping worms from our ‘Know Before You Grow’ program March 16th. PRISM also provided the library with a copy of “Invasive Animals” and “Invasive Plants.” For an in depth discussion consider viewing that full program on NCFL youtube … Read more

Access Additional Collections in the Libby App

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New users will first have to set up the Libby app with their Mid-Hudson Library System card before accessing the Upper Hudson Library System collection. Press the center button of your navigation bar at the bottom of your screen to open the menu. Top Add Library on the left side … Read more

Restore the Earth’s water cycles

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We can restore the Earth’s water cycles and cool the planet. We can do it. In decades. John Feldman believes this and explains it in his new documentary (soon to be released) Regenerating Life: How to Cool the Planet, Feed the World, & Live Happily Ever After. Get a sneak preview Sunday … Read more

Robin Boxes finished – Masks optional

Finally a day to be outside and finish the Robins’ nest boxes! Raw wood needs just a final coat of paint and maybe some vines to decorate – None too soon either. The Red-winged Blackbirds are in the swamp picking the best sites: the Robins searching. Kids are able to … Read more

miSci

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Today was the first of 3 visits from miSci to Friday For Kids. Gabyriela Gastelum-Reynoso, science communicator led the investigation in the case of a missing microscope. The kids identified fingerprints (and types), DNA and used chromatography to match a suspect. Our next program will be “Surviving on the Moon” … Read more

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