February Book Talks
We’ll be discussing these books in February: Fiction Book Discussion – “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison, 6:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7 and/or 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21; Talk & Taste Cookbook Club – “Sweet Home Cafe Cookbook”, 6:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 29;
Middle School Book Club – “Invisible” by Christina Diaz Gonzalez, 10:40 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27 at VCHS school library; All discussions will be held in the library community room, unless otherwise stated. Please register online each month for any of the 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.
Tom Knight’s Musical Puppet Show
Tom Knight will help us celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3. Join us as we enjoy his energetic performance of interactive songs and musical stories with puppets promoting the joys of reading and of visiting the library. For ages 2-9 with caregivers. No registration required.
The Gift of Giving Winter Drive
During the month of January, the library is partnering with Al Zahra Islamic Center to collect new or gently used cold weather clothes (men’s needed most), laundry detergent, and personal hygiene products for the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless in Albany. Donations may be dropped off at the library during open hours, or at the Al Zahra Islamic Center, 71 State Farm Rd., Voorheesville.
The ancient art of quilling was believed to have started in China after the invention of paper. It involves rolling, shaping and gluing thin strips of paper to create various designs. Please join us at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7, when we will start by creating simple coils that can be transformed into a variety of shapes. Tools and materials will be provided to all.
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