The Friends of the Library annual Fall Book Sale will be held from Friday to Sunday, Sept. 16 to 18. There are books, puzzles, cd’s, dvd’s, books on media, bake sale items and raffles. Friday, Sept. 16, noon to 7 p.m., is for FOL members only, with memberships available at the door. The sale will be open to non-members on Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 to 4 p.m., and Sunday, Sept, 18 from 11 to 4 p.m., with raffle winners drawn at 2 p.m.
September Book Talks
We’ll be discussing these books in September: Fiction Book Discussion – “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum, 7 p.m., Sept. 7 and/or 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21; Nonfiction Book Discussion – “Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World” by Andrea Pitzer, 1 p.m. and/or 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12; Middle School Book Club: “Beyond the Bright Sea”, by Lauren Wolk , 10:45 am, Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Voorheesville HS Library; Talk & Taste Cookbook Group: “Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen” by Julie Ann Sageer, 6:30 pm, Thursday, Sept. 29. All discussions will be held in the library community room, unless otherwise stated. Please register online each month for any of these book discussions. Limited copies of some titles are available for $5, compliments of the Friends of the Library. Library copies will also be available for checkout and downloadable ebook and audiobook versions are on Overdrive.
Join us 6:30 pm, Thursday, Sept. 15 for “The Evidence”, a duo of musicians with an eclectic mix of jazz, blues, pop, and rock tunes. Rob Aronstein and Mike Derrico have been working together since the mid 1980’s, and cover tunes from James Taylor, The Grateful Dead, British Invasion groups, as well as many others. This concert is funded by the Music Performance Trust Fund, arranged by the Albany Musicians Assoc., Local 14, AFM. Also co-sponsored by the Jim Clark Community Performance Fund.
The library will be closed from Saturday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
— Lynn Kohler