Volunteer for Chatham Public Library Advisory Committee


June 5, 2018

Chatham Public Library Advisory Committee Vacancy. Seeking one volunteer for 1-yr term starting July 1, 2018. Submit letter and resume by June 20, 2018 to Craig Simmons, President, Chatham School Board, 50 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham, NY 12037

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Looking for More Children’s Activities?

Check out our “Kids Page,” with events just for families, kids, and teens!

More information about the “Libraries Rock!” 2018 Summer Reading Program and events can be found here as well!

“Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program, Monday, June 18th

It’s that time of the year again! Registration begins on Monday, June 18th, and is required for ALL of the Summer Reading Program events. Our summer will kick-off on June 28th with the Sound Explorers and will continue with themed programs through August 16th
Keep track of the books you read and participate in a summer of fun at the Chatham Public Library! 
Sign-up at the library or call 518-392-3666.

Registration required

“Libraries Rock” 2018 Summer Reading Event: Sound Explorers: Thursday, June 28th at 1:00pm

Matthew Cantello, author of “Communing with Music: Practicing the Art of Conscious Listening” will present an educational and fun event featuring sound experiments, listening games, group movement, and making instruments from recycled materials. All activities are designed to awaken a sense of wonder of sound and music.




Ages 6 years & up. Registration required.

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

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

June: 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, and 27th


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

old-typewriter[1]A Memoir Writing Group is held on Tuesdays, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm:

June: 5, 12, 19, and 26th

This peer led writing group meets to provide comment and review on the process of memoir writing. New writers are welcome. If interested, contact Phil Palladino at 518-392-5933, email at philpal1@gmail.com or just stop by.