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LET'S PLAY... Summer BINGO!

Friday, July 1 – Friday, August 26

Adults! Pick up a new BINGO card at the library or print a card out from the website every two weeks. Complete 5 squares in a row to earn BINGO. Receive a bookmark, pin or a magnet for the first 2 bingo rows completed. Keep going and complete the entire board to pick a prize from the prize box.

 

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

Sept. 2022 – June 2023

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • 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

Graphic Novel
Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 12

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

  • Run: Book 1
    by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
 

Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Sept.  2021 – November 2022

 1 pm or 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • 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

Updated list will be posted by the end of the summer.

Dennis Ulion. Upper Hudson Library System Volunteer of the Year

On Friday, June 3, Dennis Ulion was awarded the well-deserved honor of Upper Hudson Library System’s Volunteer of the Year for his service to VPL as a Friend of the Library, Nonfiction Book Discussion leader, and Local History Walk guide. He was honored at the UHLS Annual Celebration which was held virtually this year.

 

Historic Walking Tour of Voorheesville. June 2021

Digitally celebrate Voorheesville NY’s fascinating past with village history guide, Dennis Ulion. Recorded in June 2021, this 1.5 hour walking tour began at St. Matthew’s Church, and took us to locations on Maple Ave., Voorheesville Ave., S. Main St., and Grove St.

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.