2018 UHLS LIBRARY EXPEDITION
Do you love libraries? Do you like a friendly competition? Are long drives on fall days through beautiful landscapes you r thing? If so, we’ve got an idea for you!
Introducing the 2018 Upper Hudson Library System Library Expedition! This challenge double dog dares you to try to visit all 36 libraries in Albany and Rensselaer Counties in just 3 months! You can compete as an individual, a family, or a team and prizes will be awarded for visiting 5, 15, 25, and all 36 libraries. It’ a fun challenge for folks who love libraries and want to explore parts of the Capital District they may have passed by or passed through but never stopped to smell the books. If you would like to be a “36er”, stop by the library and get your official Altamont Free Library stamp on your passport! All aboard for an adventure!
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
The monthly meeting of the Altamont Free Library Board of Trustees will be held on
Monday, October 15th at 7pm
in the Library’s meeting room.
Programs & Events
Name That Tune with Don Snyder
Friday, October 19th @ 7pm
Test your knowledge of old-time popular favorites with saxophone virtuoso Don Snyder. Teams will compete for prizes and bragging rights in this fun, toe-tapping contest of the ears!
Teen Game Night
Saturday, October 20th @ 6pm to 8pm
Teens, do you need a night of fun playing games with just people your age? If so, join us as we spend the night playing board games and having lots of laughs and snacks! Ages 13 and up, please!
Spooky Crafts for Kids
Thursday, October 25th @ 4pm to 5pm
It’s the spookiest time of the year and we’re getting out some of our nervous energy by painting pumpkins! Please join us for an afternoon of crafts, laughs and frights! Participation is limited to 10 children, so please sign up at the library or call (518) 861-7239 to register in advance.
Juice & Jammies Storytime
Friday, October 26th @ 7pm
Put on your pj’s and join Ms. Erika for a pre-bedtime story, snack and craft! This storytime will be just the thing to prepare your kiddos to count sheep.
Sunday, October 28th @ 5pm to 6pm
Hoooo’s there? Owls! Just before Halloween, come meet some great horned owls, barn owls, screech owls, short eared owls and possibly more! Wildlife Rehabilitator Kelly Martin will teach us all about our nocturnal neighbors and about her many years of experience in healing and reintegrating animals into the wild.
Noon Book Club
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Monday, October 1st at 12 PM
Next Month: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Monday, November 5 @ 12pm
Mystery Book Club
In the Woods by Tana French
Thursday, October 18 @ 7pm