ALL AGES! Graphic Novel Workshop with Barbara Slate: April 23rd-26th, 1:00-3:00pm

Barbara Slate is back! Barbara Slate is back! Sign up for a 4-day workshop at the library and create your very own graphic novel. Maybe your interest is a Super Hero, your own life story, or you-know-it’s-in there-somewhere-dying to get out. Don’t worry if you think you can’t draw. Barbara will teach you how to develop characters, plot stories and offer tips on the creative process. “Bring your work!” she says, “And if you don’t have any, let’s get started!”

Barbara Slate is a cartoonist who has written, drawn and created over 300 stories—for Marvel, DC Comics, and Archie Comics. She is featured in the book, A Century of Women Cartoonists. Ages 12 & up, Adults included! Call the library to register 518-392-3666

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Greene County Council on the Arts.

MAH JONGG at the Library every Monday and Wednesday from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm

MAH JONGG players meet downstairs every Monday and Wednesday, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm. Beginners are welcome!

April: 22, 24 & 29th

May: 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, & 29th

Ukulele Jam on Saturdays, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come to our weekly Ukulele Jam – led by Carmen Borgia, singer, songwriter and ukulele player extraordinaire! Leave your inhibition at home. Please register by calling, emailing, or stopping in at the library, walk-ins are also welcome.

Ukes will be available if you don’t have one yet, including several you can borrow to take home!

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Memoir Writing Group on Tuesdays, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

A Memoir Writing Group is held on Tuesdays, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm:

April: 23 & 30th

May: 7, 14, 21, & 28th

This peer led writing group meets to provide comment and review on the process of memoir writing. New writers are welcome. If interested, contact the library at 518-392-3666, or stop by.

 

Authors & Artists presents Jamie Hankin: Saturday, April 27th at 3:30pm

Photographer Jamie Hankin will talk about his new book, Faces at the Fair, an ongoing labor of love depicting the myriad residents and visitors to the Columbia County Fair.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Chatham Public Library, Hankin’s talk is a continuation of the group’s Authors and Artists series. A question and answer session, a reception, and a book signing will follow the talk.

Paper Marbling & Bookbinding for Adults: Saturday & Sunday April 27th & 28th

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT!

Saturday, April 27th 9:00-3:00 pm

Sunday, April 28th 11:30-4:30pm

Local artist Ulrike Grannis leads a two day workshop for adults in the traditional arts of paper marbling & bookbinding. Create a one-of-a-kind object using age-old techniques.

 

 

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Greene County Council on the Arts.

Lloyd the Geek: Tuesday, April 30th 3-5pm

Do you need help with your laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other device? Then sign up for a one-on-one session with Tech Expert Heather Lloyd! Call the library and schedule a half hour appointment for one of our upcoming dates:
 
Tuesday, March 26th, 3:00-5:00pm
Tuesday, April 30th, 3:00-5:00pm
Tuesday, May 28th, 3:00-5:00pm
Call to register: 518-392-3666
Heather Lloyd has enjoyed a long career in Information Technology. Having worked for large corporations and start-ups in the Financial, Internet, and Telecommunication sectors for 35+ years, Heather has advanced expertise in multiple fields, such as emerging device technologies, consumer apps for Smart phone, Tablets, and the Internet, the Cloud, and more!

Chatham Roots: Thursday, May 2nd, 2:00-3:45pm

A free monthly genealogy club to assist in the search for your family. For beginners, experts and everyone in between. We will work on those elusive ancestors, break down your brick walls, share tips and tricks and just have fun. The group will be led by Michelle LeClair. She teaches genealogy classes, lectures and has conducted workshops around the region for over 10 years. And has obsessively been researching for over 25 years. For information contact Michelle at artsmart47@yahoo.com or call 518-610-0826 (leave message). RSVP isn’t needed but appreciated.

 

First Monday Book Discussion Group on Monday, May 6th at 7:00 pm

May’s book is Narrow Road to the Deep North, by Richard Flanagan. Join us for a conversation and pick up a copy of June’s book.