Medicare 101

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

If you are approaching age 65 and are starting to think about applying for Medicare, this two-hour seminar is specifically designed to help you get started. Michele Kraham from the Columbia County Office for the Aging with expertise in the often complex world of health insurance will discuss what you ... Read more

Flower Arranging Workshop

Malden Bridge Community Center 1087 Albany Turnpike, Malden Bridge, NY, United States

This event is now full. To have your name placed on the waiting list, please email [email protected]. Learn to make an all-natural flower arrangement using dried and fresh flowers at the Malden Bridge Community Center. Elaine Donges, an experienced arranger, will lead this workshop. Bring your own eco-friendly container, such ... Read more

Free

Align Your Money with Your Values

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

Join Michael Richardson as he leads a collaborative conversation on how to move your personal finances away from funding fossil fuels… and instead see your deposits, premiums and investments* used to fund local businesses and farms, affordable housing, and development of regenerative clean energy. According to Rivers & Mountains GreenFaith ... Read more

Free

Genealogy Basics: How to Start, What to Look For, Where to Search

Held via Zoom

Are you interested in your family history beyond dates, delving into historical documents to discover relationships and who your relatives were? In this Zoom meeting, Join Holly MacCammon as she provides an overview of the basics of genealogical research. Genealogy Basics will be a two-part program. The first session is ... Read more

Zero Waste Columbia

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

The Zero Waste movement, both nationally and internationally, recognizes that it is a process of change that can yield significant economic, environmental and community benefits. Even small changes have a bigger impact than you would realize. Focus on reducing your waste, don’t worry about totally eliminating it, and everything will ... Read more

Free

Genealogy Basics: Part 2

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

This in-person event is intended to answer questions on the progress of your research since our January webinar. Are you interested in your family history beyond dates, delving into historical documents to discover relationships and who your relatives were? In this zoom meeting, Join Holly MacCammon as she provides an ... Read more

Free

Composting

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

Master Gardener Kathryn Schneider will cover the biochemistry of composting, what to put in the mix, types of bins, and how to avoid problems. Learn how to generate compost from kitchen scraps and yard waste and manage the process to yield piles of valuable material. Made from biodegradable waste, to ... Read more

Free

Fishing with the Family

Oooms Conservation Area 480 Rock City Road, Chatham, NY, United States

Enjoy fun, family fishing on Sutherland Pond at Ooms Conservation Area. Instruction and fishing poles are provided by Jenifer Rosete, of Columbia County Land Conservation fame. Rubber boots are highly recommended. Here’s a suggestion! Make a day of it; bring a picnic lunch, hike the trails or try out the ... Read more

Free

What to Expect When Someone Dies at Home – Part 1

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

Learn from two experts on what to expect when someone dies: What happens first? Who responds and what do the responders need to do? What should you think about ahead of time, if given the opportunity? What sorts of decisions and actions are needed after death? What resources are available? ... Read more

Free

Check Out These Books! Book Lovers’ Recommendation

Library Back Garden 4287 NY-203, North Chatham, NY, United States

Just in time to get ideas for your summer reading, NCFL is hosting a free and open to all gathering of book lovers in its beautiful garden on Wednesday, June 14 at 10:00am. In case of rain, the gathering will be held inside the library. At the end of the ... Read more

Free

Understanding Hospice

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

Help make informed decisions with your end-of-life care – know us before you need us. Hospice is not just for the last few days of someone’s life. Come learn all about the care, support and services that Hospice has to offer to both the patient and their family. Learn the ... Read more

Free

Walking Through the Fire

North Chatham Free Library 4287 Route 203, North Chatham, NY, United States

This is an opportunity to experience an interactive exercise that sheds light on the “letting-go process” that one goes through as the end of life approaches. You will discover, in a safe environment, how to help friends and family who are facing the death process in real life. This exercise ... Read more

Free

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