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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 of Picture Book Art, Hancock Shaker Village, The Museum of Firefighting, 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.
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!Source: <iframe src=”http://www.flickr.com
NEW at the Library: THE CONTEMPORARY ART READING GROUP with Melissa Sarris on Monday, March 10 at 6:30 pm
The Contemporary Art Reading and Discussion Group with Melissa Sarris, will focus on developing an interest and understanding of Contemporary Art today, particularly as it relates to our own community. Melissa Sarris, a recent MFA Graduate from The University of Albany, is a local artist who encourages community engagement and inquiry. No previous art background is necessary and all ages are welcome. The group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 6:30-7:45 pm. Light refreshment will be served. Please call the Library at 518-392-3666 to sign-up. Please go online to: http://chathamartagency.blogspot.com for links to readings and videos about what Melissa will be discussing each session. The next session will be March 24, 2014.
This project is made possible with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the NYS Council on the Arts, administered in Columbia County by the Greene County Council for the Arts through the Community Arts Grants Fund.
KIDS! PLUSH/STUFFED FRIEND SLEEPOVER on Friday, March 14, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm AND Saturday, March 15, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bring your plush/stuffed friend to the Chatham Library on Friday, March 14 at 3:30 pm for a special story time. After the activities, children will tuck their toy in to spend the night at the Library. The following morning, Saturday, March 15, children can pick up their stuffed friend around 10:00 am. Join us for breakfast and watch an animated film about a bear who gets stuck in a honey tree.
On the 3rd Tuesday of every month, Kate Gulliver, local community theater director and actor, will read aloud (to adults!). This month’s selection will be short stories by Edith Pearlman. If you want to learn more about Edith Pearlman, check out her website at www.edithpearlman.com Bring a bag lunch and the Library will provide coffee & tea. Everybody is welcome; tell your friends!
Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie in the Teen Room at the Library. This month’s movie might be about spring weather and the chance of raining meatballs. Can you guess what movie we will be watching? Rated PG. 90 minutes. For more information call the Library at 518-392-3666.
DAVID BLACK, the award-winning author of novels, movie and television scripts describes the process of writing screen plays and working with famous actors and directors. He will illustrate his talk with scenes from Law and Order and other TV series for which he wrote the scripts. The talk will be followed by a question-and-answer period, book signing, and refreshments. Admission is free.
The event is sponsored by The Friends of the Chatham Public Library.