PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR on Friday, April 25 at 10:00 am

Come join us for an hour of puzzles, stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.reading

BOOK PARTY at the Library on Friday, April 25 from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

book partyParticipants will discuss and compare the novel and the movie”Divergent” by Veronica Roth. Not sure what to read next? Looking for a new genre? The Tween Advisory Board will also recommend other books they love and brainstorm with you about new books you might like to try. For ages 10 & up.

PLAY MAH JONGG at the LIBRARY every Monday & Wednesday 10 am – 12 pm in the Teen Room

For the winter months (February and March), MAH JONGG will meet on MONDAYS, as well as WEDNESDAYS from 10 am – 12 pm. All are welcome and no experience is necessary!3775420978_0a9e36cca3_tSource: <iframe src=”

CONTEMPORARY ART READING & DISCUSSION GROUP on Monday, April 28, 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Read excerpts from books and periodicals, and have lively discussions on the artist process & practice, current art movements, materials, the art market, and particularly how art relates to our community. No previous art background is necessary & all ages are welcome! Check out for the readings and more! Light refreshments are served.artThis project is funded through the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Columbia County by the Greene Co. Council on the Arts through the Community Arts Grants Fund.

GET YOUR GARDEN STARTED on Tuesday, April 29 from Noon to 4:30 pm

Thinking about starting a garden? Stop by the Library between noon and 4:30 pm to plant flowers or herb seeds and check out our gardening books. For ages 4 to 10.tulips

PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR on Friday, May 2 at 10:00 am

Come make new friends and enjoy an hour of puzzles, stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.story hour

READ with STELLA on Tuesday, May 6 from 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Children can read their favorite stories to Stella, a four year old Lab mix who enjoys a good story and is a great listener. Stella and her handler, Meg Charron will be visiting the Library the first Tuesday of every month…so sign up or stop by to read with Stella.stella

TEEN/TWEEN GAME DAY on Wednesday, May 7, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Bgame dayring a friend to the Chatham Library and spend the afternoon playing games of all kinds: board games, Wii and Xbox.

PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR on Friday, May 9 at 10:00 am

Come make new friends and join in for an hour of puzzles, stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.story hour 2

The Chatham Library now has a Museum Pass Program!!

Made possible by a Grant from the Hudson River Bank and Trust Company Foundation, the following passes are available for Chatham & Canaan patrons:

The Berkshire Botanical Garden, The Berkshire Museum, The Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, The Columbia County Historical Society, The Eric Carle Museum ofmuseum Picture Book Art, Hancock Shaker Village, The Norman Rockwell Museum and The Thomas Cole House.

For any questions call us at 518-392-3666 or stop by to find out about this wonderful new program.

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