Library News

Friends of the Heermance Memorial Library event:

Winter Tea Tasting

Sunday, March 1, 1-3:00

Join the Friends of the Heermance Memorial Library for their annual Tea Tasting. Call or come to the library to purchase tickets.  Tickets are $5. Sold on a first come first serve basis.

This lovely afternoon event is a favorite. Enjoy sweet and savory treats along with a variety of delicious teas. Listen to live music as you sample the offerings the Friends have prepared.


Historical Presentation

The Lizzie Borden Story

by Shelby Mattice

Sunday, March 22 at 2:00

March is National Women's History Month. Join Shelby Mattice as she discusses Lizzie's Borden's story and life for women of that time.

  • All welcome
  • Registration Required
A companion book is suggested but not required to attend the presentation:
The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson


Cornell Cooperative Extension Program:

My Plate Between the Pages

6 Wednesdays: March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, & 8 at 3:30 pm

Our aim is to raise a reader and a healthy eater. Children will enjoy reading different books with themes of great food and physical activity. Each of the six sessions includes a discussion of the book, preparation of a snack they can all sample and games. A "family page" is sent home after each session, so parents can help their children to continue having fun with great foods and physical activity.

  • Registration Required
  • Appropriate for children in K-2nd grade


Friends of the Library event


at The Cask and Rasher

Sunday, February 23 at 6:30 pm

Space is limited for this popular Friends event. Call the Cask and Rasher (518-731-7468) to reserve a table.

  • FREE to play
  • Up to 6 people per team
  • Prizes!
  • Cask and Rasher 245 Mansion St., Coxsackie


American Girl Doll Program

Be an American Girl

Friday, February 28 from 6:30 PM - 8:00 pm

Learn about some of your favorite American Girls.
Eat, Play and Create the way they would have.
Get to know Samantha's story and do some FUN activities based on her books
  • 2nd grade and up
  • Registration required


Storytime Programs

RAISING READERS every Monday at 10:30

Sow the seeds for reading at our FUN play and story program.   Singing, Talking, Reading, Writing, and Playing with children are things that help them become great readers.   Drop-in

MOTHER GOOSE every Tuesday at 10:30

A story time program for children from birth to age 3 and their caregivers.   Stories, songs and movement.   Drop-in