AUGUST AT THE ALTAMONT LIBRARY!
END OF SUMMER READING CELEBRATION AND PRIZE PICK UP Friday, August 19th at 4 PM Celebrate all of the reading, building, crafting, and learning you’ve done all summer and pick up your Summer Reading prizes if you won! We will also be snacking on some delicious ice cream sundae’s provided by Stewarts!
FREE CONCERTS IN THE PARK! August 2nd: Scotty Mac's Road Show Blues, rock, and British invasion music August 9th: The Tommy Verrigini Trio Smooth jazz, pop R&B, and standards
AROUND THE WORLD POTLUCK: PIONEER CUISINE Monday, August 29th at 6 PM Bring a Pioneer dish to share of your choice with a little background on why you chose the dish! Sign up at the front desk!
MAKER MONDAYS Mondays until August 15th from 2 PM to 4 PM Build to your hearts content with our huge collection of Legos, K’nexs, Snap Circuits, and more!
TRAINING CAMP TUESDAYS (FOR 4-8 YEAR OLDS) Tuesdays at 1 PM
IN THE EVENT OF BAD WEATHER, BOTH EVENTS WILL BE POSTPONED!
August 2nd: DOCTOR DODGEBALL- Join us for a fun game of dodgeball in Orsini Park. Bring along friends and siblings to play with! August 9th: WATER BALLOON BASEBALL- Wear something you don’t mind getting soaked for this fun outdoor game, where the wetter you get, the more points you score!
WII FIT WEDNESDAYS ( FOR AGES 8-14) Wednesdays until August 17th at 4 PM Work out your muscles by playing a fun and physically challenging array of Wii games with friends!
STOP MOTION LEGO ANIMATION WORKSHOP (FOR AGES 7 TO 14) Thursday, August 4th at 1 PM Learn how to make your own stop-motion animated movies at this video editing class for aspiring photographers and filmmakers ranging from ages 7 to 14. This free event will demonstrate the technique of stop motion animation using Legos, cameras, and the Lego Movie Maker app. Seats in the workshop are limited so please call the library at 861-7239 to registrar!
MAKE RACING FLAGS Wednesday, August 10th from 4 PM to 5 PM On your mark, get set go! Create your own unique racing flags with instructions from the Tang Teaching Museum! Geared for ages 10 and up.
HARVEST FEST Tuesday, August 23rd at 4 PM Earlier this year, Cornell Cooperation Extension helped us plant a vegetable garden here at the library. At this fun event, we will harvest our crops and make a tasty and healthy snack with them! All ages welcome.
ADULT BOOK CLUBS
Where’d You Go, Bernadette Monday, August 1st at 12 PM
The Nurses by Alexandra Robbins Monday, August 22nd at 7 PM
JULY AT THE ALTAMONT FREE LIBRARY!
FREE CONCERTS IN THE PARK! Join us for this beloved series of free concerts on Tuesdays at 7 PM in Orsini Park (or the pavilion at Bozenkill Park in the event of rain)! July 5th: Three Quarter North Bluegrass, folk, and roots music July 12th: Rusticator Acoustic alternative country music July 19th; Jon Ouckama Singer/songwriter who plays originals and classics July 26th: Marty Wendell and His Band* Spirited rock & rockabilly music *This concert will celebrate the Library's 00th anniversary with cake for all! August 2nd: Scotty Mac's Road Show Blues, rock, and British invasion music August 9th: The Tommy Verrigini Trio Smooth jazz, pop R&B, and standards
AROUND THE WORLD POTLUCK: CENTRAL ASIA Monday, June 25th at 6 PM Bring a dish to share from a Central Asian country of your choice with a little background on why you chose the country and dish! Sign up at the front desk!
ADULT BOOK CLUBS
Where’d You Go, Bernadette Monday, July 11th at 12 PM
The Nurses by Alexandra Robbins Monday, July 18th at 7 PM
MAKER MONDAYS Mondays starting July 11th from 2 PM to 4 PM Build to your hearts content with our huge collection of Legos, K’nexs, Snap Circuits, and more!
TRAINING CAMP TUESDAYS (MOSTLY FOR 4 TO 8 YEAR OLDS) Tuesdays starting July 5th at 1 PM July 5th: Superballs: Use our formula to create your own super bouncy ball. July 12: Stories with Southpaw: Tri City ValleyCats mascot South Paw and his friends will be here. Get a ticket to a ValleyCats game while you are here! July 19th: Weird Science: Make elephant, toothpaste, lemon volcanoes, and more! July 26th: Chalk the Walk: Help decorate our sidewalk with chalk masterpieces to celebrate the library’s 100th Anniversary!
WII FIT WEDNESDAYS (MOSTLY FOR AGES 8-14) Wednesdays starting July 13th at 4 PM Work out your muscles by playing a fun and physically challenging array of Wii games with friends
QUIDDITCH IN FRED ABELE (MCKOWNVILLE) PARK Thursday, July 21st at 2 PM (RAIN DATE, JULY 28TH) Just in time for the publication of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child we’re playing Quidditch with friends from other area libraries. Children 10 and up are invited to join us at Abele Park (call for directions). We’ll need chasers, beaters, and seekers to catch the golden snitch. BYO Broom.
BOOK READING AND SIGNING WITH AUTHOR KEITH WILLIS Thursday, July 21st at 6:30 PM Local author Keith Willis will present excerpts from his award-winning debut novel, Traitor Knight, and discuss his fascinating work. Copies of Traitor Night will be available for sale and signing at the event, which is free and open to the public.