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DECEMBER AT THE ALTAMONT FREE LIBRARY

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 25TH IN OBSERVANCE OF CHRISTMAS! HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!

JUICE & JAMMIES STORYTIME                                                                                                                               Thursday December 1st and 29th at 7 PM                                                                                              Put on your PJ’s and join Ms. Erika for a pre-bedtime story, snack, and craft!  This low-key storytime will be just the thing to prepare the kids to count some sheep!

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATION                                                                                                               Sunday, December 4th from 12-3 PM                                                                                                       It is the perfect time of year to decorate gingerbread houses! The beautiful houses that will be made will be on display during the Victorian Holiday Celebration, and then can be taken home to display! Please call the library at (518)861-7239 or sign up at the library.                     *PLEASE ONLY REGISTRAR CHILDREN AGES 3-10 YEARS OLD.

LIBRARY LIGHTS                                                                                                                                                         Sunday, December 4th at 4 PM                                                                                                                   Make a donation to the Altamont Free Library by December 3rd in honor or in memory of a loved one and their name will be read out loud at our annual Gazebo Lighting Ceremony in Orsini Park.

ADULT TRIVIA NIGHT                                                                                                                                                 Thursday, December 8th 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 the door. Contestants must be 21 and up, please.

VICTORIAN HOLIDAY CELEBRATION                                                                                                                   Sunday, December 11th from 12-5 PM                                                                                                     Stop in the library during the Altamont Victorian Holiday Celebration! We will be opening early for the event and we will be hosting storyteller Nancy Marie Payne, plus artists and authors with holiday gifts for sale.                

HOLIDAY KIDS CRAFT                                                                                                                                               Wednesday, December 14th from 6:30-8 PM                                                                                       Need a gift for your mom, dad, grandparent, or teacher? Stop in and bead, paint, cut, and paste your way to holiday happiness! We will provide the materials, you supply the creativity and holiday spirit!        

AROUND THE WORLD POTLUCK: VENEZUELA                                                                                                 Monday, December 26th at 6 PM                                                                                                                    Join us as we share dishes from the country of Venezuela on the 26th of December at 6 PM! Cookbooks will be available at the library to be checked out. Sign up at the library’s front desk.

ADULT BOOK CLUB

GRATITUDE BY OLIVER SACKS                                                                                                                                MONDAY DECEMBER 5TH AT 12PM AND MONDAY, DECEMBER 19TH AT 7PM

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LAST CALL FOR THE QUILT RAFFLE!

There is still time to enter our Centennial Quilt Raffle! Please visit the library and enter for a chance to win a prize-winning hand-stitched quilt made by Train Station Quilters. Tickets are a $1 for one for six for $5 and all proceeds go to benefiting the library. The raffle drawing will be held on Sunday, December 11th at the Victorian Holidays Celebration.

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!

 

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