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Ahoy- It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Avast ye landlubbers! September 19th be National Talk Like a Pirate Day, and the Library be celebratin’ by handin’ out swag for any soul brave enough to visit us. Search the building fer gold doubloons, n' trade 'em in fer some pirate loot!..Read More

Micro Explorers Club

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
lichenKids in grades 5-8 can join our new club and explore the microscopic world around us! We'll take an in-depth look at the building blocks of the natural world with high-powered microscopes and magnifying glasses. Learn about unique organisms like lichens and moss, and how scientists use data and observations to make discoveries!..Read More

Vinyasa Flow Yoga w/ Maria Cristine Diotte of Bliss Arts

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
beginner-yogaConnect with your breath as you stretch and strengthen your body in this all-levels yoga class. Beginners and seasoned yoga practitioners are welcome to join this balancing experience in which breath is linked with movements to cultivate a focused mind, physical fitness, and inner peace. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Arrive 5-10 minutes early to settle in. If they are available to you, bring yoga blocks and a strap. Registration is required on a per-session basis, so call or stop on by to sign up!..Read More

Flu Shot Clinic

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
hannafordThis year, the Library is partnering with our local Hannaford Pharmacy to provide a convenient location to receive your flu shot. They accept the majority of insurance plans, and for those with insurance, the shots are fully covered. Simply bring your insurance card with you to the clinic. Unfortunately, they cannot accept payment at the Library, so if you don't have insurance or need to pay out of pocket, you are welcome to stop by the Hannaford Pharmacy in Valatie to get your shot at your convenience...Read More

Teen Clothing Swap

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
clothingA clothing swap is simple: gather up your clothes that are clean and in good condition. Then, bring them to the Library, and other teens will do the same. You can trade out your old clothes and leave with a whole new wardrobe! This new, unique program is a collaboration between the Library and the LGBTQool Kids of Columbia County...Read More