New hours

Starting this week, the new library hours will be:

Monday-Wednesday 9:30-8:00; Thursday and Friday 9:30-5:30; Saturday 10:00-2:00. We’ll be closing at 5:30 on Thursdays.

Adirondack Quilting

Mark your calendars! On April 26 – Hallie Bond comes to talk about “Common Threads: Adirondack Quilts Tell Their Stories.” In our Community Room at 7:00. Free admission and open to the public.

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Hallie E. Bond has written extensively on regional history and material culture since joining the Adirondack Museum in 1983. Her books include Boats and Boating in the Adirondacks (1995) and “A Paradise for Boys and Girls:” Children’s Camps in the Adirondacks (2005). Ms. Bond has a B.A. in History (University of Colorado), an M.A. in Medieval Studies (University of York) and an M.A. in American History with a Certificate in Museum Studies (University of Delaware).

Teddy Bear’s Picnic for Pre-K!

On Tuesday, April 8th, we’ll have a special storytime for Pre-K children at 10:30. Join us for a Teddy Bear’s Picnic, and bring your teddy bear!

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Martha Gallagher, The Adirondack Harper

Join us on April 4th, when Martha Gallagher, The Adirondack Harper, gives her concert, “Songs from the Stones” at 7:00 in our Community Room.  Martha says, “I love the music of Songs from the Stones – music inspired by headstone inscriptions; truly a celebration of life!” This will be a great Date Night! Free admission. This program possible through the generous support of the Stuart-Fortune-Keough Funeral Home.

Martha Gallagher

Red Cross Blood Drive

There will be a Red Cross Blood Drive on March 27th downstairs in the Community Room from 12:00-6:00 pm.  Call 1-800-RED CROSS or click here to schedule an appointment. Or you can just stop by; walk-ins are always welcome! There is an urgent need for blood. Please donate if you can.

Saturday, March 22: Author visit

This Saturday, author Reinaldo Alvarez will come at 10:30 to read his book, Little Baby Imagination to children between ages 4-10. After reading his book, Mr. Alvarez will be available for questions and book signing. From about 11:00 to 11:30, he will hold a brief workshop on the use of creative imagination for children and adults.

Learn more about FOIL and OML

On March 18, 2014 at 4:00, Robert Freeman will come to Tupper Lake to give an overview of the Open Meetings Law (OML) and Freedom of Information Laws (FOIL): Everything You Wanted to Know About the Open Meetings and Freedom of Information Laws… But Were Afraid to Ask. Bob Freeman, Executive Director of the NYS Committee on Open Government provides an overview of OML and FOIL with emphasis on issues pertaining to boards of trustees. Bob is as entertaining as he is educational, and encourages questions from the audience. Bob has been with the Committee on Open Government since its creation in 1974. He has addressed numerous government, public interest and professional organizations, as well as students of law, journalism, public administration and information science and policy. All Town Board, Village Board, School Board, Church Board members, Trustees, etc. are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to hear this expert. This seminar is free and open to the public; please register with Peg Mauer or other library staff so we have enough handouts.

Bob Freeman

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