Adults at the Voorheesville Public Library

Financial Wellness Programs

Plan for a secure financial future with experts from SEFCU Institute for Financial Wellbeing. Recommended for ages 18+.
Click here for Registration Link.

Upper Hudson Library System now offering Digital Literacy Classes

The Upper Hudson Library System is providing a variety of Virtual Digital Literacy Classes with trainer Nate Heyer over the next few months. Sign up for one or as many that you find of interest to you. Space is limited. Register for each class via this link.

January Course Offerings:
• Facebook Pages for Business (FULL)
  Thursday, January 14 at 7:00 pm
 
• Grow Your Business with YouTube
  Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 pm
 
• Reach Customers Online with Google
  Tuesday, January 26 at 2:00 pm
 
• Meeting Online: A Primer (FULL)
  Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 pm
 
February Course Offerings:
• Power Your Job Search with Google Tools
  Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 pm
 
• Sharing and Saving Files with the Cloud
  Saturday, February 6 at 1:00 pm
 
• Grow Your Business with YouTube
  Saturday, February 13 at 1:00 pm
 
• Survey Says! Polling, Quizzing, Signups and More with Google Forms
  Thursday, February 18 at 7:00 pm
 
• Intro to Microsoft Excel
  Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 pm
 
• Decluterring Your Email Inbox
  Saturday, February 27 at 7:00 pm

Adult Book Groups

Book Groups and discussions are ongoing via our Facebook Book Group page and GoToMeeting.

Join the library’s Facebook Voorpl Book Groups to get information on each book and dates of live GoToMeeting discussions. You can login in via phone or internet. Questions? Email tracey.pause@voorheesvillelibrary.org

January 2021 Book Discussion Groups

Library Book Group Meetings Are Digital

Whether you pick up a copy of the discussion title or download an ebook or listen to an audiobook, you are invited to join fellow readers to enjoy lively online discussion from the comfort of your own home! Register to get the private meeting link emailed to you. Call to schedule your curbside pickup of a library book. Limited copies are available for a $5 purchase (thanks to the support of the Friends of the Voorheesville Public Library).

For our book loving planners: We are listing a few of the book group books for the upcoming year below. Ask for a paper bookmark of your favorite book club with your next Curbside Pick-up order.

Adult Fiction
Book Discussion Group

February – July 2021

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

  • Emma
    by Jane Austen
    February 10th
  • Little Fires Everywhere
    by Celeste Ng
    March 3rd
  • Lies in White Dresses
    by Sofia Grant
    April 7th
  • Daisy Jones & the Six
    by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    May 5th
  • Vanishing Half
    by Brit Bennett
    June 2nd

Books & Beyond
Book Group

February – July 2021

11:00 am – 12:00 Noon

  • Emma
    by Jane Austen
    February 24th
  • Little Fires Everywhere
    by Celeste Ng
    March 17th
  • Lies in White Dresses
    by Sofia Grant
    April 21st
  • Daisy Jones & the Six
    by Taylor Jenkins Reid
    May 19th
  • Vanishing Half
    by Brit Bennett
    June 16th

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

March – November  2021

7:00 pm

  • Sapiens
    by Yuval Noah Harari
    Mon., March 8 Chapters 1-11 and Mon., April 12 Chapters 12- end. Participants are encouraged to attend both dates, but it is not required
  • Becoming
    by Michelle Obama
    Mon., May 10
  • Hill Women
    by Cassie Chambers
    Mon., July 12
  • The Spendid and the Vile
    by Erik Larson
    Mon., September 13
  • The Body: A Guide for Occupants
    by Bill Bryson
    Mon., November 8
Adult Graphic Novels Book Discussion. 21.1

Talk & Taste Cookbook Group

Talk & Taste Cookbook Group
Talk & Taste. January 2021

Calling all Foodies! In our January 2021 meeting we will talk and taste our way through the current issue of Taste of Home Magazine, December 2020/January 2021. The magazine is available to download from the library’s Overdrive account, and can be read on your computer, tablet or smartphone with the Overdrive or Libby app. The library does have devices to check out if you don’t have your own.  (We will not have print copies, but the magazine will be widely available on newsstands as the current issue for those who prefer it.) Try out the recipes and join the online meeting to talk about it on discussion night. Registration required to receive the GoToMeeting discussion link.

Maker Mondays for Grown Ups

Pick up one project kit each week. Take home your supplies and enjoy some creativity time. Please register for each project.

12 Days of Cookies: December 1-12, 2020

Using only social media and this website we brought you 12 straight days of our favorite cookie recipes! One. each. day. Take a look.

Musical Extras

Music hits so many chords! We have created a Spotify account with a variety of playlists for your listening pleasure.