Voorheesville Library Notes for Wednesday, November 6, 2013

On Saturday, Nov. 9, at 10:15 a.m., bring your children preschool through age 6 to visit the Voorheesville Public Library for a wonderful musical storytime. Mrs. Laiosa will lead children in a happy, busy program that keeps everyone engaged through music, instruments, nursery rhymes, singing and dancing. It all comes together with an art activity at the end. Join in the fun.

Health insurance info

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, and Friday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Healthy Capital District Initiative will be holding private meetings with patrons to discuss health care options available through the Affordable Healthcare Act. Please call the library at 765-2791 to schedule an appointment.

Shopping on Amazon.com

If you’ll be shopping at Amazon.com this holiday season, please remember to start on our library home page, www.voorheesvillelibrary.org. Click the Amazon box and our Friends of the Library will receive a portion of every dollar spent.

NYC bus trip

Saturday, Dec. 7, is the date for the Friends of the Library bus trip to New York City. The bus will leave from the Voorheesville Elementary School parking lot at 7 a.m. and arrive at Bryant Park in NYC at 10 a.m. For the return trip, we will be leaving NYC at 7 p.m. and arrive back in Voorheesville at 10 p.m.  The FOL bus trips always fill quickly, so stop by the library at your earliest convenience. The price is $35 for members and $40 for non- members. Paid reservations will be accepted at the circulation desk at the library.

Every Other Thursday Night


The EOTNP are always looking for new people to join in the fun. Stop by the library on Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. and meet others who share your interest in poetry. For more information, contact Dennis Sullivan at 765-2468.

Saying goodbye to Mrs. Laiosa

Please stop by the library on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 3 to 5 p.m., to help us say good-bye to Youth Services Director, Joyce Laiosa.

Mrs. Laiosa has been at the library for 16 years, working in the youth services area. She has been a part of many of our lives, through our children and grandchildren. We will be hosting an open reception in the community room and, courtesy of the Friends of the Library, there will be light refreshments. Please join us.

Veterans Day

The library will be closing at 5 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

November artist of the month

The November artist of the month is Nancy Noble Gardner.  Her fine art photography can be previewed at www.floppypoppy.com.  Please be sure to drop in at the library to view it in person.

The library is now mobile

Find our hours, catalog, calendar, link to downloadable eBooks or check your account easily from your phone or tablet at m.voorheesvillelibrary.org.