Upcoming Events


The SongTeller Sessions featuring Plupen (aka John Florussen)                                                              Friday, February 3rd at 7 PM                                                                                                                      Did you ever wonder how musicians learn their craft or what inspires their songs? Altamont Free Library is hosting a monthly concert series on the first Friday of each month to try to answer those questions. Our February performer will be Schoharie musician Plupen, aka John Florussen. All ages are welcome!

An Introduction to Transcendental Meditation with Dr. Tom Bojarski                                         Wednesday, February 8th at 7 PM                                                                                                         Dr. Tom Bojarski, an educator and certified Transcendental Meditation instructor with over 40 years of experience will present on the TM technique and how it differs from other meditation techniques. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers along with this information.

ADULT TRIVIA                                                                                                                                                                     Thursday, February 9th 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 of the door. Contestants must be 21 and older.

Valentine’s Day Craft                                                                                                                                                    Sunday, February 12th at 3 PM                                                                                                                    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and instead of the usual store-bought card, make a card by hand at the library! We’ll have all the supplies you’ll need, and all ages are welcome.

JUICE AND JAMMIES STORYTIME                                                                                                                                 Thursday, February 16th at 7 PM                                                                                                          Put on your PJ’s and join Ms. Erika for a pre-bedtime story, snack, and craft!     

AUTHOR PRESENTATION AND BOOK SIGNING BY JAMES KEOUGH                                                     Wednesday, February 22nd at 6 PM                                                                                                             Please join us for a very special event: local author James Keough will be discussing and signing copies of his book Stand, The First K-9 Trooper in the NYS Police. Mr. Keough served on the New York State Police from 1965 to 1998, and he has collected over three decades’ worth of stories with partners both human and canine.                 

AROUND THE WORLD POTLUCK: SYRIA                                                                                      MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH AT 6 PM                                                                                                                       For the next potluck we’ll be sampling the food and drinks of Syria. Please join us at 6 PM on Monday, February 22nd to join in the festivities, and bring a dish to share.


1984 by George Orwell                                                                                                                                              Monday, March 6th, at 12 PM

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson                                                                                        Monday, March 20th at 7 PM


A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson                 Monday, February 6th at 12 PM

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Schaffer       Monday, February 20th at 7 PM

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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!