Programs & More

 Please call 518-882-6385 or email gal-director@sals.edu to register for programs & classes.

Tech Assistance is now available every Wednesday from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. Call for an appointment to ask about a specific tech problem, or just drop in for help with your device or other tech issues.

We are pleased to announce that we have been accepted to provide the Reading & Discussion series Votes for Women sponsored by Humanities NY, in honor of the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in NYS. The series will be facilitated by Evelyn Hanna. Registration is required for this program. Each session will begin at 7:00 and last about 90 minutes. Space is limited so please sign up soon. The books are available at the library for participants to sign out.

The books we will be reading are:  AfricanAmericanWomenintheStrugglefortheVote_Terborg-Penn

April 23: African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920
June 25: A Woman’s Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot 

When Readers Meet, our book discussion group, is held on the fourth Monday of each month (except December) at 7 pm. Copies of each month’s book will be available at the library several weeks before the group meets, for readers to check out.

The Writers’ Group meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The group welcomes beginners as well as published writers. Share your poetry, fiction or non-fiction. To be added to the email list for reminders about meeting dates and other writing opportunities, contact writersgroupgpl@gmail.com.  

Open Art Sessions with Herb Kopper meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00. Bring your own supplies or borrow his. Learn tips & techniques. Meet others who enjoy art.

April:

4/19 – 4/26 – Maker Space – “Ello” blocks – make a house, garden, vehicles, people

4/20 – 3:00 Afternoon Tea

4/21 – 11:00 – Tech Class: Other Uses for PowerPoint

4/23 – 10:00 Mahjong

4/23 – 7:00 – Reading  & Discussion – African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920

4/25 – 7:00 – Essential Oils & Aromatherapy. Part of our new Healthy Living series of programs for adults and teens. Information will be given about the positives and potential negatives of using essential oils, and there will be an opportunity to try some oils.

4/26 – 3:30 – Stop-Motion Animation – last week of 4-month session, finish work on animated film

4/26 – 6:00 – Open Art Session

4/28 – 11:00 – Make a Mini Book Pendant FB_IMG_1520958923685  IMG_20180313_122314_856

4/29 – Submissions due: galwaygettogether@gmail.com 

4/30 – Hatch Day for our baby chicks!

4/30 – 10:00 Mahjong

4/30 – 3:30 – Weather Around Us – discuss Joseph Henry’s contributions to weather forecasting, make our own

weather stickers to use in our log books (and make log books for those who haven’t yet)

 May:
5/1 – 10:30 – Story Time – Seeds Grow: plant bean seeds
5/2 – 6:30 – Board Workshop Meeting

5/3 – 5:00 – Finance Committee meeting

5/5 – 10:00 a.m. – Pokemon Club

5/ 5 – 11:30 Float Decorating! We’ll make decorations for the Memorial Day Parade float! Any interested kids or adults are invited to join us here at the library to work on it. The theme is Waiting for Wings. We are also looking for people to ride the float. Please register for the program and for riding on the float to represent the library in this special community parade.  index

5/7 – 10:00 Mahjong

5/7 – 1:00pm Bid Opening

5/7 – 3:30 – Lego Club – Build a replica of our current building

5/10 – 3:30 – Tinker Thursday – Make a house w/lights & doorbell

5/10 – 6:00 – Open Art Session

5/13 – Submissions due: galwaygettogether@gmail.com

5/14 – 10:00 Mahjong

5/14 – 4:00 Artful Monday – Bubble Painting
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5/15 – 10:30 – Story Time – Opposites: paste together a sheet of opposites

5/15  – 7:00 – Friends of the Library at Galway Town Hall

5/16 – 6:30 Board Meeting

5/17 – 3:30 – Crafternoon – Make a floral picture frame

5/17 – 5/24 – Makerspace – Keva blocks – build a marble run

5/17 – 6:30 Writers’ Group

5/18 – 3:00 Afternoon Tea

5/19 – 11:00 – Tech Class

5/21 – 10:00 Mahjong

5/21 – 3:30 – Kids’ Garden Club – Move seedlings to greenhouse

5/23 – 7:00 – Adults: Color & Relax

5/24 – 3:30 – Marvelous Machines – Bobbing duck w/cam & crank

5/24 – 6:00 – Open Art Session

5/28 – 9:00 – 1:00 – Friends of the Library Book Sale

5/28 – LIBRARY CLOSED – Ride on the library float in Memorial Day Parade 10:00

5/29 – Submissions due: galwaygettogether@gmail.com

June:

6/16 – 11:00 – Family Rock Painting – paint rocks to hide around town for others to find and bring back to the library for a prize!

6/30 – Ground Breaking Ceremony – watch for details!

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More photos from children’s programs are on our Youth Services tab, and other photos are on the Archives page under the About tab.

PO Box 207
5264 Sacandaga Road
Galway NY 12074
518-882-6385
gal-director@sals.edu

Monday & Tuesday 10:00 - 6:00
Wednesday & Thursday 2:00 - 8:00
Friday 2:00 - 6:00
Saturday 10:00 - 2:00
Closed Sunday

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