Adults at the Voorheesville Public Library

Adult Programs and Offerings

Tuesday,  August  10 • 10:00 am

Learn about what Malware is (including Ransomware), how to identify possible Malware attacks, and how to protect your equipment and data- both at home and at work! Join presenter John Love for this workshop on Cybersecurity, August 10, at 10am. This ZOOM presentation will be recorded. Questions will be taken at the end of the talk, and will not be recorded. Please register to receive zoom link. 

Historic Voorheesville Walking Tour

Celebrate Voorheesville’s fascinating past with village history guide, Dennis Ulion. This 2.0 hour walking tour will begin at St. Matthew’s Church, and take us to locations on Maple Ave., Voorheesville Ave., S. Main St., and Grove St. The tour will continue back to St. Matthew’s around 11:30 am. Registration is required, and limited to 10 people. 

Tue., Aug. 10  6:30 pm

Join experienced yoga instructor, Tommie Burch for a 45-minute yoga class

designed to combine breath and movement while enhancing strength, balance and flexibility. This class is appropriate for beginners and more experienced practitioners. Please register.

The UHLS, Upper Hudson Library System is announcing a free program for each UHLS member library to offer its community!
 
“Driving While Black: Race Space and Mobility in America – A Community Conversation,” features author Dr.Gretchen Sorin, filmmaker Ric Burns, and moderator UHLS Board President Antonio Booth.  The free program will stream live via the UHLS Zoom platform on August 26th from 7:00-8:30 pm. 
 
*Please note that early registrants will receive a free copy of the book “Driving While Black,” (while supplies last) so please be sure to mark which library you will be picking up your free copy at, and your phone number. Please limit registrations to 1 per household.
 
• Download the audiobook on Hoopla.
• Watch the film on WMHT.
Borrow a copy from the library.
 
 

What would Summer be without....

Get a BINGO card at the library or download a pdf. New Cards available every two weeks. Mark squares for activities completed to win prizes. Show your BINGO board at the Information desk in person or by emailing: reference@voorheesvillelibrary.org with a photo of your card. New this year: optional digital journal card with extra pages.

Graphic Novel Book Discussion Group

Graphic Novel Book Discussion

Adult Library Book Group Meetings

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

August 2021 – June 2022
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Fahrenheit 451
    by Ray Bradbury
    September 15
  • The Guest List
    by Lucy Foley
    October 13
  • What’s Mine and Yours
    by Naima Coster
    November 3
  • The Midnight Library
    by Matt Haig
    December 1
  • The Stationery Shop
    by Marjan Kamali
    January 5
  • The Color Purple
    by Alice Walker
    February 2
  • Resistance Women
    by Jennifer Chiaverini
    March 2
  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
    by Kim Michele Richardson
    April 6
  • The Night Watchman
    by Louise Eridrich
    May 4
  • Infinite Country
    by Patricia Engel
    June 1

Books & Beyond
Book Group

August 2021 – June 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 Noon
  • Overstory
    by Richard Powers
    August 18
  • Fahrenheit 451
    by Ray Bradbury
    September 15
  • The Guest List
    by Lucy Foley
    October 20
  • What’s Mine and Yours
    by Naima Coster
    November 17
  • The Midnight Library
    by Matt Haig
    December 15
  • The Stationery Shop
    by Marjan Kamali
    January 19
  • The Color Purple
    by Alice Walker
    February 16
  • Resistance Women
    by Jennifer Chiaverini
    March 16
  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
    by Kim Michele Richardson
    April 13
  • The Night Watchman
    by Louise Eridrich
    May 18
  • Infinite Country
    by Patricia Engel
    June 15

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

March – November  2021
7:00 pm

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.

Musical Extras

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