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When you’d rather stay inside…

The Voorheesville Public Library has a variety of media when you you would rather not go outside.
  • Learn more about the filmmaking process by checking out this month’s installment of Kanopy Film Club, including an article that highlights various aspects of cinema. 

  • Listen to VOORPL for a variety of music playlists on Spotify.

  • Download digital titles from the media streaming platform Hoopla.

  • Need a specialty item or a fun board game? We’ve got you covered with our Library of Things.

  • Feel like making something but need a bit of inspiration? Creativebug has many instructional videos to get you inspired!

  • Research your purchases before buying. Check out Consumer Reports.

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America’s News

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Times Union Collection. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.


Times Union Collection

Explore Albany history through local news, events, and people with Times Union Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.


The Upper Hudson Library System has a large collection of digital materials to borrow and it’s easy to access them using Libby on your desktop computer or mobile device.

Check out up to 10 items at a time for up to three weeks. If there is no waiting list, you can renew an item once. You may place requests on items and have them automatically checked out to you when they become available. There are no late fees for E-Books and digital audiobooks.

In addition to your library card, you will need a valid email address and the Libby app for mobile devices. If you do not have a mobile device, you can read E-Books in your browser or you can download software to your computer to read ebooks or listen to audiobooks. 

Creativebug: Online Video Classes

We are excited to offer Voorheesville Public Library patrons access to Creativebug!

Creativebug has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Visit the site through the Library’s link and access the entire collection for free.

How to create an account:
• To get started, visit and enter your library card number.
Holler of the fireflies / by David Barclay Moore.
A world of curiosities / by Louise Penny.
Wash day diaries / by Jamila Rowser and Robyn Smith.
Nana, Nenek & Nina / by Liza Ferneyhough.
Love from scratch / by Kaitlyn Hill.
Blue box. 1 / by Kouji Miura
Peace is a chain reaction : how World War II Japanese balloon bombs brought people of two nations together / by Tanya Lee Stone.
The tryout : making the squad means risking it all / by Christina Soontornvat and Joanna Cacao.
The holiday trap / by Roan Parrish.
Yellow dog blues / by Alice Faye Duncan and Chris Raschka.
Mickey7 / by Edward Ashton.