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Upcoming Events


The 2017 Altamont Free Library Summer Concert Series in Orsini Park will all be on Tuesday's and will begin promptly at 7 PM in the gazebo at Orsini Park. Concerts will be held in the pavilion at Bozenkill Park off of Gun Club Road in the event of inclement weather.    

August 1: Tommy Verrigini Trio                                           August 8: Art D'echo Trio                                                August 15: Rusticator


Murder on the Orient Express
Monday, August 7th at 12 PM

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                    SUMMER READING Celebration and Prizes!                                                  Wednesday, August 16th at 5PM      

What a Summer! Celebrate all of the reading building and crafting, and the learning you’ve done all summer. Pick up your Summer Reading prizes and enjoy a Stewart’s Ice Cream Sundae .

Trivia Night:
Thursday, August 10th at 7 PM

Test your mind with your friends at the Library with a Trivia contest!
This is a event preferably for the ages 21 and up, with a $5 entry fee. BYOB
Winner gets half of the door.

Stories with South Paw
Friday, August 11th at 10 AM

Tri City ValleyCats mascot South Paw and his friends will be here to read some stories and talk some baseball. Come and get a voucher for a ticket to a Valley Cats game!

Meet the Animals with Kelly Martin
Wednesday, August 16th at 6 PM

We’ll be Joined by a variety of wild local animals! Wildlife Rehabilitator Kelly Martin will teach us all about our animal neighbors and about her years of experience in reintegrating animals into the wild.

“Build A Better World” Library Mornings at AFL

Drop in anytime from 9 am to 11 am on a Thursday and Friday mornings to make a craft, learn a skill, exercise your imagination, or just hang out.

Build a Better Movie (August 3-4)

Use the Lego Maker App to make your own stop-motion animated movies then attend the red carpet premiere of your movies.

Build a Better Mess (August 10-11)

There are lots of kinds of messes and we’re going to explore them all: Goopy messes, wet messes, dirty messes, and more!

Build a Better Artwork (August 17-18)

We’ll close out our Summer Reading Program by making creative and unique artworks using unusual techniques and unique materials.


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!

The next meeting of the Altamont Free Library Board of Trustees will take place in the community room at 7pm on Monday, September 11. 

The public is invited to attend. Please contact the library for a copy of the meeting’s agenda. Monthly meetings of the Board of Trustees take place on the second Monday of every month at 7pm.