Programs & More

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

IMG_1495When 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.

images April 24, Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis

When Babbitt was first published in 1922, fans gleefully hailed its scathing portrait of a crass, materialistic nation; critics denounced it as an unfair skewering of the American businessman. Sparking heated literary debate, Babbitt became a controversial classic, securing Sinclair Lewis’s place as one of America’s preeminent social commentators

May 22Sweet Lamb of Heaven, Lydia Millet
June 26, Our Souls at Night, Kent Haruf

The Writers’ Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The group welcomes beginners as well as published writers. Share your poetry, fiction or non-fiction in this friendly, helpful group. 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 Wednesday of each month at 6:00. Bring your own supplies or borrow his. Learn tips and techniques. Visit with others who enjoy art.

April:

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Spring Break Makerspace: zoob

4/24 at 7:00 When Readers Meet discuss Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

4/25 at 7:00 Friends of the Library at Galway Town Hall

4/26 at 6:00 Open Art Session

smaller_cover4/28 at 3:00 Special Event! Born An Angel, by Briley Rossiter, is the story of Ainsley (of Ainsley’s Angels), written by her sister. Nichole Evans will be reading from the book at the library as a prelude to the Inaugural #TogetherWeShall 5k walk in Galway on April 29th.  The reading is geared toward 2nd grade and older. 

More info about the race:  http://www.ainsleysangels.org/Race-Series

and the book:  http://www.ainsleysangels.org/Born-an-Angel

 

4/29 submissions due, bi-weekly Galway Get Together: galwaygettogether@gmail.com

May

Coding Club is back! IMG_1419

Tuesdays at 2:00 beginning May 2  for Homeschoolers

Tuesdays at 4:00 for all others beginning May 2

Eight-session workshop:  –  ART with Scratch and Google CS First
Art. Design. Coding. Create your own digital works of art! Use the computer to design your own animations, create a paint editor tool, and learn how technology is used in the art world!
No previous programming experience necessary! For ages eight and up.
Registration is required. Please call the library 518-882-6385 or stop in to register. Space is limited to 8 participants (unless you bring your own computer)!

May 2 at 10:30 Preschool Story Time

May 2 at 2:00 Coding Club for Homeschoolers

May 2 at 4:00 Coding Club

May 3 at 7:00 Community Meeting at Galway Town Hall – Information regarding new building plan

May 4 at 5:30 Finance Committee meeting

May 4 at 6:30 Board workshop

May 6 at 11:00 Community Meeting at Galway Town Hall – Information regarding new building plan

May 6 at 10:00 Pokemon Club

May 9 at 2:00 Coding Club for Homeschoolers

May 9 at 4:00 Coding Club

May 10 at 6:00 Open Art Session with Herb Kopper

May 10 at 7:00 Community Meeting at Providence Town Hall – Information regarding new building plan

May 13 submissions due, bi-weekly Galway Get Together: galwaygettogether@gmail.com

May 16 at 10:30 Preschool Story Time

May 16 at 2:00 Coding Club for Homeschoolers

May 16 at 4:00 Coding Club

May 16 at 7:00 Friends of the library meet at Galway Town Hall

May 17 at 6:30 Writers’ Group

May 18 at 6:30 Board Meeting

May 20th at 11:00 Wine Glass Painting with Sarah – register early if you want a chance to join her this time!  Pre-registration is required, and only 15 spots are available. It’s $4.00 to paint two glasses, or $2.00 if you bring your own two. Ladybugs this time!

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May 22 at 7:00 When Readers Meet discuss Sweet Lamb of Heaven, Lydia Millet

May 23 at 2:00 Coding Club for Homeschoolers

May 23 at 4:00 Coding Club

May 24 at 6:00 Open Art Session with Herb Kopper

May 29 Library Closed

May 29 submissions due, bi-weekly Galway Get Together: galwaygettogether@gmail.com

May 30 at 2:00 Coding Club for Homeschoolers

May 30 at 4:00 Coding Club

JUNE:

7th at 7:00 Budget Information Meeting

Look how the last session of Wine Glass Painting w/ Sarah turned out! IMG_0821

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Story Time crafts

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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