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Community Cookie Exchange

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Bake up some love this holiday season! We're working with the Valatie Food Pantry this year to help distribute festive holiday cookie packages to those in need! How does it work? Sign up below to let us know that you'll be participating. Bake a large batch of your chosen cookie (about 3 dozen) and bring them to the library on December 12th. Our volunteers will be putting together assorted boxes and delivering them to the food pantry later in the week! ..Read More

Teen Advisory Board

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
teen advisory boardTell us what to do!  Earn community service hours by helping us improve the Library for teens!  TAB advises on resources for teens and helps plan future events.  TAB is open to Grades 7-12, and every meeting gets you an hour of community service. Meetings are twice a month during the school year. (And by the way, we have snacks!)..Read More

Play Group

December 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Join us for our informal Play Group! This drop in program is a great chance to meet other caregivers and socialize with other kids! For ages 18 months to 5ish from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. ..Read More

Tween Advisory Group (TAG!)

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Middle Schoolers: volunteer at the library by helping us create and run events for tweens!  TAG volunteers meet monthly to plan and enjoy events with fellow middle schoolers.  Joining is easy; just stop by a meeting and see what we can do!  ..Read More