SEPTEMBER AT THE ALTAMONT LIBRARY!
PLEASE NOTE THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY.
WE WILL RESUME SUNDAY HOURS ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH FROM 2PM-5PM
THIS MONTH FOR EVERYONE
This month’s Around the World Potluck will be tasting dishes from the great Upstate New York on Monday, September 28th at 6 PM. Please bring a dish to share and cookbooks are available to be checked out.
FOR THE ADULTS
AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING WITH JAMES SCHLETT Thursday, September 17th at 7 PM Join us for an exciting presentation from James Schlett, author of new book. A Not Too Greatly Changed Eden: the Story of the Philosophers Camp in the Adirondacks, which tells the story of an 1858 camping trip to the Adirondacks attended by Ralph Waldo Emmerson and other luminaries of the age. A book signing and light refreshments will follow the discussion.
TEAM TRIVIA! (21 AND UP!) Thursday, September 10th at 7 PM Trivia Night has returned! Mary Beth Mulligan will host the fun, yet challenging event. Bring a team, bring $5, and BYOB. The winning team splits the pot!
FINANCIAL LITERACY: ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHOP WITH RONNIE LINDBERG TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH AT 6: 30 PM Attorney Ronnie Lindberg will discuss wills, Powers of Attorney, health care proxies, and other important issues. Bring your questions!
BIRD WALK WITH DAN CAPUANO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH AT 9 AM Get out your binoculars (or borrow ours) for some migratory bird watching. Meet at the library for a one hour walk around the village.
FINANCIAL LITERACY: MAKING THE MOST OF SOCIAL SECURITY WITH JOHN KALIL TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH AT 6:15 PM Learn about retirement income enhancement strategies in a pressure-free environment with John Kalil of Retirement Solutions, and office of MetLife.
ADULT BOOK CLUB
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith Monday, September 7th at 12 PM
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender Monday, September 21st at 7 PM
OUR NEW ADULT BOOKS ON ORDER! http://www.altamontfreelibrary.org/?page_id=4143
BACK TO (WIZARD) SCHOOL! Take a break from your homework to go back to school with your favorite wizard Harry Potter!
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Sunday, September 13th at 2 PM
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Sunday, September 20th at 2 PM
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Sunday, September 27th at 2 PM
AUGUST AT THE ALTAMONT LIBRARY!
THIS MONTH FOR EVERYONE!
This month’s Around the World Potluck will be tasting dishes from the country of Indonesia on Monday, August 31st at 6 PM. Please bring a dish to share and cookbooks are available to be checked out.
Free Concert in the Park!
Join us Tuesday, August 4th at 7 PM for our last summer concert in Orsini Park with Swing Shift, playing swing and popular music of the 1930’s to the early 50’s. In the event that it rains, the concert will be moved to the pavilion at Bozenkill Park.
FRIDAY AFTERNOON MATINEES
Friday, August 7th at 2 PM
THE LEGO MOVIE
Friday, August 14th at 2 PM
THIS MONTH FOR ADULTS!
OUR NEW ADULT BOOKS!
The Beautiful Ruins book club will be taking place Monday, August 17th at 7 PM. (Note that it is on the third Monday instead of the second to last). You can pick up a copy at the library!
THIS MONTH FOR KIDS!
Super Maker Mondays (Ages 4 to 10): MONDAYS AT 1 PM Come build to your heart’s content with our collection of Lego, K’nex, Snap Circuts, and more!
Superhero School (for ages 4-7)Tuesdays through August 18th at 1 PM
August 4: Have a party with book hero’s Pinkalicious and Wimpy Kid!
August 11: Make awesome superhero gear, like a jet pack or a super wristband!
August 18: Lear about heroes throughout history.
Learn to Draw Comic Book (for ages 7 and up)
Thursdays through August 13th at 3 PM
Learn to draw your own comic book from start to finish, starring a hero of your creation. We provide the supplies!
Make Your Own Cape
Wednesday, August 5th at 4 PM
Every superhero needs a cape and you can make your own with your very own instructors from the Tang Teaching Museum.
Heromobile Pine Car Derby
Thursday, August 6th at 5 PM
Ever want to build and race your very own Heromobile? Well, with an adult’s help, you can! Pick up your free kit from the library, get creating, and come ready to race!
Kids Ice Cream with Verterns at the Home Front Cafe
Tuesday, August 18th at 2:30 PM
Spend some time getting to know some real life superheros’ our military veterans. Learn about the history they’ve witnessed while enjoying some ice cream at the Home Front Cafe.
Summer Reading Closing Celebration with Magic Man Chris LeBarge
Wednesday, August 19th at 3 PM
Celebrate all the reading you have done so far this summer by joining us at the Summer Reading Program Celebration with prize drawings, hero’s, magic, snacks, and fun!
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.