Information from your local library

Storytime – Tuesday, April 25 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.  Humpty Dumpty  is the topic for this week.

Bowls for Books Luncheon, Saturday, April 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Donate $10 for a bowl and fill it over and over again with homemade soup, chili, and desserts.  Proceeds will be used to purchase books for BKW summer reading and other nonfiction junior books.  Ticket sale is limited.  Purchase one now at the library.

Ariel, Our Tail Waggin’ Tutor – Monday, May 1

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 Monday, May 1.  Stop by and read to Ariel.

Friends of the Library meeting, Wednesday, May 3 at 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in supporting the library should attend this meeting.  Discussion will focus on the results of the bowls for books and Music in the Park.

The Artful You: Card Making, Thursday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Make cards for the special women in your life.  We’ll provide the supplies and the inspiration along with instruction on techniques by Kim Young.  You make your own unique cards for Mother’s Day (May 14).

Book Club, Sunday, May 7 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 May 7 will center around Before the Fall by Noah Hawley.   Anyone interested in book conversations is invited to attend.

Navigating the Healthcare Maze – Monday, May 8 @ 6:30 p.m.

The Community Caregivers join forces with Albany Medical College’s Division of Community Outreach and Medical Education, the Schaffer Library of Health Sciences at Albany Medical College to present this workshop.  During “Navigating the Healthcare Maze”, participants in will learn how to navigate online health information and ask important follow-up questions during medical appointments. Many of us are confused by medical terminology but are reluctant to ask for clarification. This interactive workshop will help participants become effective health advocates for themselves or on behalf of a loved one.

This workshop is funded in part by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

Library Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, May 11

Library business is discussed on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. by the Library Board of Trustees.  This is an open meeting and the community is encouraged to attend.  Minutes from previous meetings are available on the page “About Us”.