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Adult Programs and Offerings

Historic Voorheesville Walking Tour with Village Historian Dennis Sullivan

Sat., June 18 • 10:00 -11:30 am

See the streets of Voorheesville as never before with Village historian, Dennis Sullivan. This walking tour will begin at Voorheesville Elementary School, and conclude with refreshments at the Rail Trail pavilion on Grove St. Registration is required. Please register individually.

Child of the Holocaust Lecture with Dr. William Reszelbach

Wednesday, May 18 • 7:00 – 8:30 pm 

Join Dr. William Reszelbach, a child of Holocaust survivors, as he shares his family’s harrowing experiences at the hands of the Nazis, coupled with Holocaust history. Dr. Reszelbach will discuss his parents will to survive and how these traumatic events affected their new life in the USA, as well as his own life, and his perspective on modern-day anti-Semitism. Please register.

Enjoy the May. June newsletter featuring exciting programs and services for adults.

 

Fiction Book Discussion Groups

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

May 2022 – June 2023
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • The Night Watchman
    by Louise Eridrich
    May 4
  • Infinite Country
    by Patricia Engel
    June 1
  • Wizard of Oz
    by L. Frank Baum
    Sept. 7 • 7 pm or Sept. 21 • 11 am

  • Hour of the Witch
    by Chris Bohjalian
    Oct. 5 • 7pm or Oct. 19 • 11 am

  • Winter Counts
    by David Heska
    Nov. 2 • 7pm or Nov. 16 • 11 am

  • The Dutch House
    by Ann Patchett
    Dec. 7 • 7pm or Dec. 21 • 11 am

  • Klara and the Sun
    by Kazuo Ishiguro
    Jan. 4 • 7pm or Jan. 18 • 11 am

  • Americanah
    by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    Feb. 1 • 7pm or Feb. 15 • 11 am

  • Love & Saffron
    by Kim Fay
    March 1 • 7pm or March 15 • 11 am

  • The Great Gatsby
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    April 5 • 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

Books & Beyond
Book Group

September 2021 – June 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 Noon
  • The Night Watchman
    by Louise Eridrich
    May 18
  • Infinite Country
    by Patricia Engel
    June 15
 
 
Please note: We are combining the two Fiction Book Discussion Groups into one name. You will still have the option to come and discuss the monthly book selection in the morning or in the evening. 

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

September  2021 – November 2022
 1 pm or 7:00 pm
  • Rise of Wolf 8:Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone’s Underdog
    by Rick McIntyre
    May 9
  • Yellow Bird: Oil, Murder, and a Woman’s Search for Justice in Indian Country
    by Sierra Crane Murdoch
    July 11
  • Icebound: Shipwrecked on the Edge of the World
    by Andrea Pitzer
    September 12
  • Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR
    by Lisa Napoli
    November 14

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 https://www.creativebug.com/lib/voorheesville 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.