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The Truth is out There. March 2023

The Truth is Out There

During the month of March the Voorheesville Public Library invites you to explore new horizons with a variety of media.

  • Watch history, biographies and documentaries on Kanopy.
  • Have some fun listening to the Voorpl’s “I Want to Believe: a lighthearted list of songs for the Fox Mulder in all of us” Spotify music playlist.
  • Check out a book from our Staff Reading Recommendations for all ages.
  • Download digital titles from Hoopla.
  • Stop by the library to check out some spacey Library of Things items including: Orion StarBlast Astro Reflector 4.5″ Telescope, binoculars, or metal detectors.
  • Borrow the MiSci Museum Pass, and visit the Suits-Bueche Planetarium (extra fee for show tickets).

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. Paper bookmarks of your favorite book club are available inside the library.

Adult Fiction
Book Discussion Groups

March 2023 – June 2023

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Love & Saffron
    by Kim Fay
    March 1 • 7pm or March 15 • 11 am

  • The Great Gatsby
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    April 4 • 7pm or April 19 • 11 am

  • Of Women and Salt
    by Gabriela Garcia
    May 3 • 7pm or May 17 • 11 am

  • Harlem Shuffle
    by Colson Whitehead
    June 7 • 7pm or June 21 • 11 am

Graphic Novel
Book Discussion


  • The Secrets of Chocolate

    by Franckie Alarcon
    February 8, 2023

  • Chivalry

    by Neil Gaimon and Colleen Doran            April 26, 2023

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

March 2023 – Nov. 2023

 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • The Soul of an Octopus

    by Sy Montgomery
    Monday, March 13, 2023

  • The Worth of Water: Our Story of Chasing Solutions to the World’s Greatest Challenge

    by Gary White and Matt Damon
    Monday, May 8, 2023

  • Warrior: Audrey Hepburn

    by Robert Matzen
    Monday, July 10, 2023

  • Lessons From the Edge: A Memoir

    by Marie Yovanovitch
    Monday, September 11, 2023

  • The Daughters of Yalta

    by Catherine Grace Katz
    Monday, November 13, 2023

Please register through the online library calendar.
You will then need to contact the library at 518-765-2791 or to arrange to pick up a copy of the book.

Borrow some snowshoes, and explore local trails!

Borrow some snowshoes from our Library of Things.

Find more trails after you try these closer to home.
• Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy Preserves
• Thacher Park
• Indian Ladder Farms
• The Pine Bush Preserve

In addition to funding the “Stretch, Walk, Recover” fitness programs, the Northeast Wellness and Fitness Initiative made possible the following additions to our Library of Things:

• Snowshoes for adults and youth
• Trekking Poles
• Hiking Backpacks, complete with binoculars, headlamps, first-aid kits, and local trail maps.

Thank you to the Northeast Wellness and Fitness Initiative for their generous support!


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.

Musical Extras

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

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.