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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.

“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!


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

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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 - Art D'Echo Trio                                              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.

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!

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 to New York State Parks & Beaches 

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