April at the Altamont Library!
ADULT BOOK CLUB
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Monday, April 2nd at 12 PM
In the Heart of the Sea by Nathan Philbrick Monday, May 7th at 12 PM
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!
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
All museum passes are made possible through the contributions to the Todd Pulliam Memorial Fund.
AROUND THE WORLD POTLUCK: JAPAN Monday, April 30th at 6 PM Join us as we celebrate the delicious cuisine of the country of Japan. Please bring a dish to share with everyone and sign up beforehand at the library or by calling us at 518-861-7239. Cookbooks will be available to be checked out!
The SongTeller Sessions Concert featuring the Whispering Tree Friday, April 6th @ 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 Beacon, NY based modern folk duo the Whispering Tree. This show is free and open to all ages.
Irena Frinta Book Release and Author Presentation Thursday, April 19th @ 7 PM At 95 years old, longtime resident Irena Frinta has just published her first novel, The Lives and Loves of Three Women. Join us to celebrate her achievement, buy a copy, and have it signed by the author.
Juice & Jammies Storytime Friday, April 20th @ 7 PM 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.
Earth Day Craft: Recycled Material Sculptures Sunday, April 22nd from 2 PM to 4 PM Celebrate Earth Day and the spring season at the library! We’ll be making cool sculptures out of recycled and repurposed everyday materials. Please register in advance by calling the library at (518)861-7239.
Teen Art Night Saturday, April 28th from 7 to 9 PM Do you need to unwind from the stresses of middle school or high school? Or maybe you just like to color! If so join us for our first ever Teen Art Night! We’ll supply the pictures to color, the tools to draw with, and the snacks and drinks to enjoy while you color. All you have to bring is your creativity and maybe a friend. Register in advance by calling (518)861-7239. Ages 13 and up.
SAVE THE DATE SATURDAY, MAY 5TH FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM Find your new favorite book, CD, or DVD at the Altamont Library's annual book sale. You can also find a new home for your old books by donating them to the library. If we can put them in circulation, we will. If not, we'll sell them to raise money for the library.