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Friends Book Sale March 25 & 26 at the Community and Senior Center

The annual Friends of the Berne Library Book Sale is 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 26 at the Town of Berne Community and Senior Center, 1360 Helderberg Trail, Berne.   This year the sale includes all types of books plus jewelry, games, puzzles, movies, music CDs, and a special sale of old road signs from Town of Berne roads.

Storytime – Tuesday, March 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 1 to 5 are invited to Storytime held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays.  This program develops pre-literacy skills using stories, activities, and a craft.  The focus for this week is on the book, They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

Library Clerk Position

Interested in becoming a library clerk?  In order to be eligible for this position, you must be a resident of Albany County and pass the test for Library Clerk offered by the Albany County Civil Service.  The test is being given on Saturday, May 20.  The application to take the test must be submitted by Friday, March 31.  By passing this test, you will be on the eligible list for library clerk positions at Guilderland, Voorheesville, Bethlehem, Menands, RCS, Westerlo, and Berne libraries.

Book Club, Sunday, April 2 at 7 p.m.

Adults interested in discussing books are invited to attend the Sunday Night Book Club.

The group meets on the first Sunday of each month.  The book discussion on April 2 will center around Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal.   Anyone interested in book conversations is invited to attend.

Ariel, Our Tail Waggin’ Tutor – April 3

Ariel, our tail waggin’ tutor, loves having children read to her and children develop confidence in reading aloud.  Ariel and her handler Amber Pitcher will be at the library from 4 to 6 on April 3.  Stop by and read to Ariel.

The Artful You: Pottery Monday, April 3; Thursday, April 6; and Saturday, April 8

Come and help us carve and stamp bowls between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3.   Colleen Skiff is providing the “green” soup  bowls for you to decorate.  The bowls will then be fired and prepared for glazing on April 6 and April 8.  Reserve a bowl that you make for the Bowls for Book event on Saturday, April 29 or just have fun creating art!

Friends of the Library meeting, Wednesday, April 5 at 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in supporting the library should attend this meeting.  Discussion will focus on book sale, and bowls for books.

Movie Night, Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Moana is playing at the Berne Public Library!  Join us for Movie Night on Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m.  

Admission free.  Refreshments served.

A film by Disney Enterprises Inc.