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Knit Wits – Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m.

Bring your own project to knit or crochet.  Share problems, solutions, ideas, and conversation with other adults.  This group is also willing to show new comers how to knit and crochet.  Come with an idea for a project and they will show you what you need and how to do it.

Using Ancestry for Genealogy – Tuesday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Peg Harbour-Holland from the Capital District Genealogical Society is presenting a workshop on using   Ancestry is an on-line tool for searching your family history.  Anyone using a library computer has free access to Ancestry, the library edition.  Peg will show you how to get started on your family search and the information that is available through Ancestry.  Registration is requested by not required.  Join us at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11.

How Not to Blow Your Interview – Wednesday, April 12 @ 7 p.m.

Library Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, April 13

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”.


Teen Action Group – Friday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Library is closed to the public but not to the teens.  Join Ms. Kathy for teen only activities.

New York Times Best Sellers at Your Library, March 19, 2017

 The Berne Public Library has the following New York Times Best Sellers (March 19,  2017) in our collection.  If the book is less than 5 months old, our copy can not be requested on-line but you may take it off the shelf when you come to the library. You may want to call (872-1246) to see if it is available.  Recent arrivals are noted on our “newly ordered”  page.
1.  Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
2.  Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
3.  Banana Cream Pie Mystery by Joanne Fluke
4.  The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead 
5.  Echoes in Death by J.D. Robb
6.  Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman
8.  A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
10.  The Whistler by John Grisham
12.  Bone Box by Faye Kellerman
13.  Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
14.  Never Never by Patterson & Fox
15.  The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney
2. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
4.  The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
10.  When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
14.  Between the World and Me by ta-Nehisi Coates

Support the Library while Shopping Amazon

If you order from Amazon, please enter their website by clicking the Amazon Smile logo on the right side of this page.  For each purchase, the Amazon Smile Foundation will donate a percentage to the Friends of the Town of Berne Library at no additional cost to you.  You will need to register the first time by choosing the non-profit organization that you would like to have benefit from your purchases.  Enter Friends of the Town of Berne Library Inc.  Thank you for your support.

Family Playtime – Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

The community room of the library is reserved for Family Play Time on Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursdays 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., and Saturdays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m..  Legos, Duplos, puzzles, toys, and games are available for children to play with.  This is a great place to gather with other families in the community.