October 2019 Events

Tuesday October 1- Saturday October 19– 17th Annual Pumpkin Coloring Contest
Stop in to the library and pick up your pumpkin coloring contest entry!  You have until October 19 at 4pm to turn in your creations for judging.  Open to toddler to 6th graders!  Winners will be announced at our Halloween party at the end of the month.  (Please note: we will not judge any left at the library after 4pm on Saturday. All entries must be brought inside and not left in the book drop.)

Tuesday October 1– The Library Board of Trustees are collecting items for the Annual Silent Auction starting today until Saturday November 2.  Donations can be such things as hand-crafted items, artwork, gift certificates, donations from businesses, etc., with a minimum value of $5.00.  They will not be accepting USED items.  New or handmade is acceptable. The bidding begins on November 4!

Tuesday October 1– Kiddies Korner- 10:00am
Bring the little ones in for our preschool story hour!  Help us have fun with “Popcorn!”  Stories, finger plays a craft and more!

Wednesday October 2– Understanding Your Credit Score- 6:30pm
What is your credit score and why does it matter?  How can you find out your score and how it is calculated?  Join us as Heidi Ouderkirk from KeyBank answers these questions and more!  Refreshments provided!

Friday October 4– Halloween Cards & Treats- 6:30pm
Come make 3 Halloween cards and/or sweet treat holders too!  Cost is $5 per set of 3 activities (payable the night of the program).  Jackie Groves of Librarystampers      Creations will demonstrate how to use stamps and other tools to create these unique items!  This is open to ages 12 and up (but if someone younger wants to participate; a parent/guardian must come too!)  We must have 5 people signed up to have this event, so please sign up starting September 16, 2019 at the circulation desk!

Monday October 7- Play Mahjong!- 1:00pm-3:00pm
Like to play Mahjong?  Want to learn how to play without using the computer?  Willing to teach young and old!  Join the fun every Monday afternoon at the library!

Tuesday October 8– Kiddies Korner- 10:00am
Bring the little ones in for our preschool story hour!  Help us have fun with “I’m Grumpy!”  Stories, finger plays a craft and more!

Wednesday October 9– Book Creations!- 6:30pm
Come make a “book creation” out of recycled books as Robin Branch-Staelens shows us how!

Friday October 11– Hamilton’s Historic Houses Part 2, Historic Talk- 6:30pm
We welcome Madison County Historian, Judy Lyrek, who will present part two on the  Historical Houses in Hamilton NY. Come and see the photos and hear the stories behind some of the most prominent houses in the Town of Hamilton.

Monday October 14– LIBRARY CLOSED
We will be closed to observe Columbus Day.  We will reopen Tuesday at 10am.

Tuesday October 15– Kiddies Korner- 10:00am
Our preschool story hour is back and we are having fun with “In the City!”  Come hear stories, songs, finger plays and more!!

Wednesday October 16– Book Talk- 6:30pm
Looking for a good book to read?  How about joining our book talk as we will be reading, The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.  Copies can be picked up on September 18 or after!  Discussion open to teens and adults!  So grab a book, read it and come join us for a sure to be fun discussion!

Friday October 18– Family Movie Night- 7:00pm
Popcorn will be provided!  Just bring your own beverage! We will be showing, Toy Story 4 (rated G)!

Saturday October 19– Nerf Family Edition- CANCELLED

Monday October 21 Play Mahjong!- 1:00pm-3:00pm
Like to play Mahjong?  Want to learn how to play without using the computer?  Willing to teach young and old!  Join the fun every Monday afternoon at the library!

Tuesday October 22– Kiddies Korner- 10:00am
Our preschool story hour this week will be hearing stories about “Friendship”!  Bring your preschool child in for this exciting bunch of stories!

Wednesday October 23– Protecting Your Identity- 6:30pm
What is identity theft?  How can you protect yourself? Do you know the signs of identity theft?  Join us as Heidi Ouderkirk from KeyBank answers these questions and more!  Refreshments provided!

Saturday October 26– Halloween Party- 1:00pm
Wear your costumes and join us for a spooky celebration!  We will not only announce the winners of the pumpkin coloring contest, but play fun and games and make cool crafts too!

Monday October 28- Play Mahjong!- 1:00pm-3:00pm
Like to play Mahjong?  Want to learn how to play without using the computer?  Willing to teach young and old!  Join the fun every other Monday afternoon at the library!

Tuesday October 29– Kiddies Korner- 10:00am
We will celebrate “Halloween” so bring your preschool child in for some stories and more!

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