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Wicked by Gregory Maguire                                                                                                                                  Monday, May 1st at 12 PM

Wicked: Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West (Wicked Years Book 1) by [Maguire, Gregory]

1984 by George Orwell                                                                                                                                             Monday, April 3rd at 12 PM


JUICE AND JAMMIES STORYTIME                                                                                                                          Thursday, April 13th at 7 PM                                                                                                                          Put on your PJ’s and join Ms. Erika for a pre-bedtime story, snack, and craft!

The SongTeller Sessions Vol. 4 featuring Michael Eck                                                                                Postponed until Friday, April 14th at 7 PM  due to illness                                                                 Did you ever wonder how musicians learn their craft or what inspires their songs? Altamont Free Library is hosting a monthly concert series on the first Friday of each month to try to answer those questions. Our April performer will be singer-songwriter Michael Eck. Michael plays a range of American music from folk and blues to jug band and rock. This will be a great show! It’s free, and all ages are welcome! 

Easter Egg Dyeing                                                                                                                                         Friday, April 14th at 12 PM                                                                                                                             Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to get into the spirit than by dyeing Easter eggs? We’ll have all the supplies, so all you have to bring is your creativity! Please sign up in advance, and bring a friend!

TRIVIA NIGHT                                                                                                                                                                   Thursday, April 20th at 7 PM                                                                                                                   Make a team, study up, and BYOB to this mind-twisting trivia contest! Entrance is $5 and the winning team takes half of the door. Contestants must be 21 and older.

BASKET WEAVING WITH KARIN KUCK                                                                                                                          Saturday, April 22nd from 10 AM to 12 PM                                                                                           Back by popular demand: Learn the ins and outs of basket weaving with master basket crafter Karin Kuck. This workshop is limited to 5 participants, so sign up at the circulation desk or by calling us at (518) 861-7239.

AROUND THE WORLD POTLUCK – SPAIN                                                                                                     MONDAY, APRIL 24TH AT 6 PM                                                                                                                          For the next potluck, we’ll be dining on various Spanish dishes. Please join us at 6 PM on Monday, April 24th to join in the festivities, and bring a dish to share.

EARTH DAY CRAFT                                                                                                                                                     Sunday, April 23rd                                                                                                                              Celebrate Earth Day and the spring season at the library! This Saturday April 23rd, we’ll be making wildflower seed balls that you can strew about your yard and watch the beautiful, bright flowers bloom!                                          

SAVE THE DATE: ANNUAL BOOK SALE                                                                                                               Saturday, May 6th                                                                                                                                                  (Donations accepted from 12 PM Wednesday 5/3 until 5 PM Friday, 5/5) Find your new favorite book, cd or dvd at AFL’s annual book sale. Or find a new home for your old books by donating them to the library! If we can put them into circulation, we will. If not, we’ll sell them to raise money for the library.

And as always every Tuesdays at 10:30 there is a Preschooler’s Storytime and every Wednesday at 10:30 there is a Toddler’s Storytime!