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June at the Altamont Library!

Our Annual Chicken BBQ is Friday, June 5th from 5-7 PM. Get your tickets now for our ever popular chicken BBQ fundraiser! Every dinner includes a half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, drink, and desert. A veggie option is available for preorder. Tickets are $10 in advance and $11 day of. Take your meal to go or spread out in Orsini Park with your neighbors to the tunes of the Traditional Strings in the gazebo.

ADULT BOOK CLUB           

Exit West by Moshin Hamid                                                                                                                                     Monday, June 4th at 12 PM

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Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen                                                                                                                           Monday, July 2nd @ 12 PM

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ATTENTION TEEN READERS!                                                                    Interested in winning some Teen books and/or book swag? If so, check out our new Teen Reading Contest! Here is it how it works: come check out a book from our teen section that you have never read before, read it, then come back and fill out a short review of the book. You will then be entered into our raffle to win some bookish prizes! Happy reading and good luck!

The SongTeller Sessions Concert featuring Mitch Elrod                                                                     Friday, June 1st @ 7 PM                                                                                                                              This free, all-ages concert series will delve into the creative process of a different singer-songwriter each month. Our performer this month is Capital District singer-songwriter and music scene mainstay Mitch Elrod. This show is free and open to all ages so everyone in the family can attend.

Juice & Jammies Storytime                                                                                                                               Friday, June 15th @ 7 PM                                                                                                                              Put on your pj’s and join Ms. Erika for a pre-bedtime story, stretch, snack and craft! This “friendship” themed storytime will be just the thing to prepare your kiddos to count sheep.

Life Sized “Clue”                                                                                                                                                    Saturday,  June 16th from 3 – 5 PM                                                                                                                 There has been a murder in the library and the prime suspect is YOU! Play the role of Miss Peacock or Colonel Mustard and see if you can solve the rime before the other players in this life sized board game. Call ahead to reserve your spot in the conservatory. AGES 8 AND UP.

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program Kickoff                                                                                            Friday, June 29th @ 5 PM                                                                                                                                    Are you ready for another summer full of games, crafts, puzzles, and reading adventures? If you are, join us for the kickoff party for the 2018 Summer Reading Program! Pic up your Summer Reading BINGO card and join us for games, crafts, and snacks!

Current Events Summer Book Club                                                                                                                    Wednesday, July 11th @ 7 PM                                                                                                                               Explore the state of the world through reading and respectful conversation. For the first meeting in July, come grab a copy of So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo. In August, it will be Women & Power by Mary Beard. Come grab a copy and join us on the patio.

                 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
                July 10th - August 14th                                           Tuesday Evenings @ 7 PM in Orsini Park

July 10th - Rusticator                                                     July 17th - The Red Wagon                                              July 24th - Shades of Grey                                                 July 31st - TBA                                                          August 7th - Starcode                                                    August 14th - Loose Change 

* In the event of rain, concerts will be held in the pavilion at the Bozenkill Park on Gun Club Road. Support for this concert series comes from the Village of Altamont.

 


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!

Museum Passes Available!                                                              There are now several local museum passes available at the library! These include: 

The Albany Institute of History and Art                          Children’s Museum of Science & Technology                             The Eric Carle Museum                                                                         The Clark Art Institute                                                                         The Hyde Collection                                                                                      Empire Passes

All museum passes are made possible through the contributions to the Todd Pulliam Memorial Fund.     

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