Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER AT THE ALTAMONT LIBRARY!

   BACK TO (WIZARD) SCHOOL
Take a break from your homework to go back to school with your favorite wizard Harry Potter!

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Sunday, September 11th at 3 PM

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Sunday, September 18th at 3 PM

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Sunday, September 28th at 3 PM

ADULT BOOK CLUBS

THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS BY M.L. STEDMAN                                                                                          Monday, October 3rd at 12 PM

IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT BY JUDY BLUME                                                                                                       Monday, October 24th at 7 PM

 

AROUND THE WORLD POTLUCK: LOCAL                                                                                                              Monday, September 26th at 6 PM                                                                                                                  Join us Monday, September 26th at 6 PM as we dine on local cuisine! Bring a local dish of you choice with a little information on why you chose the dish! Sign up at the library!

STOP MOTION LEGO ANIMATION WORKSHOP (AGES 7 TO 14)                                                       Saturday, September 17th from 10 AM to 12 PM                                                                                 Learn how to make your own stop motion animated movies at this video editing class for aspiring photographers and filmmakers, ages 7 to 14. This free event will demonstrate the technique of stop-motion animation using Legos, cameras, and the Lego Movie Maker App. Space in the workshop is limited, so please registrar by calling the library at (518)861-7239!

ALTAMONT HISTORY SCAVENGER HUNT                                                                                                           Friday, September 23rd, from 6 PM to 7:30 PM                                                                                      In addition to it being the Library’s 100th anniversary, it is also the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Altamont! Celebrate our history by taking part in a family friendly scavenger hunt around the village! Prizes for all participants and a grand prize for the forest group to find all locations. Please registrar in advance by calling the library or stopping in!

ALTAMONT MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES EXHIBIT OPENING                                                                           Sunday, September 25th from 2 PM to 4 PM                                                                                            In celebration of the library’s 100th anniversary, we’re teaming up with local historian and archivist Marijo Dougherty to put together materials for an exhibit about the Library’s history at the Altamont Museum and Archives titled For the People: 100 Years of Community Enrichment from the Altamont Free Library.

STORY WRITING MASH UP (GRADES 3 AND UP)                                                                                              Friday, September 30th at 4 PM                                                                                                                      Join us for a fun literary game that’s a cross between “telephone” and Mad Libs. Participants will craft different sections of a story each featuring the same characters without knowing what other are writing. At the end, we will read out loud the “mashup story”.

THE SECOND TO LAST MONDAY BOOK CLUB WILL RESUME IN OCTOBER

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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