Category Archives: Library Events

Valley Falls Village-Wide Garage and Lawn Sale

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The village-wide garage and lawn sale will be held Saturday, June 10th  from 9am to 2pm.  The sale is sponsored by the Valley Falls Library, which will host its annual “Treasures and Trash” sale on the library lawn.  Hundreds of books, a variety of garage sale finds*, delicious homemade baked goods, and a plant sale!

For those of you that was to set up on the library lawn, a donation of $10.00 you will reserve a place. Forms are available at the library.  Our hours are:

Tuesday: 9:30am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
Thursday: 9:30-12:00pm, 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Friday:  9:30am – 12:00pm, 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:30am – 1:00pm

*If you would like to donate baked goods, perennials or “treasures” for our sale, or can be of other assistance, please visit or call the library at any of the times listed above, or email us at director@valleyfallslibrary.org.

 

Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews Workshop

THE BIG THREE:RESUMES, COVER LETTERS & INTERVIEWS

DATE:  6/14/2017
TIME: 6:30PM
WHERE: The Valley Falls Free Library

Presented by Dr. Tom Denham, Careers in Transition

For any successful job search, you need three critical tools: a solid resume, a tailored cover letter, and exceptional interview skills. This interactive program will teach you how to master all three. You will learn the rules of resume writing, the purpose of a cover letter, and
the best approach to the most neglected part of the job search: developing strong interview skills. Pick up tips on how to make yourself that much more competitive in the job market and obtain the edge necessary to get ahead.

Valley Falls Free Library and Diver at Schaghticoke invite you to join us to learn more!

Registration is required: Call 753-4230, or email circulation@valleyfallslibrary.org for more information or to register.

Get a Job! Strengthening Library Partnerships in Workforce Development

This program is supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services Program, in partnership with the Capital Region Workforce Development Board and NYSED’s ACCES-VR

 

Get the Pass at the Library!!

We are happy to announce that Valley Falls Free Library is a member of the Library Membership Program of the Adirondack Experience, the Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.

The library  has a laminated discount pass which you may borrow, just as you would a book.  When you present the pass at the museum’s Visitor Center, you will receive a 50% discount on admission for up to four adults, or two adults and all children 17 and under.  After a fun-filled day, simply return the pass so that it may be checked out by others. (Please note: the pass is not available through inter-library loan.) 

The Adirondack Experience is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, and the 2017 season runs from May 26 through October 9.  Of particular interest is their brand-new, 19,000 square foot state-of-the-art interactive experience, Life in the Adirondacks.  This massive exhibition combines the latest digital technology with real hands-on experiences, to bring the spirit of adventure and breathtaking natural beauty of the Adirondacks to life.  Life in the Adirondacks melds real Adirondack artifacts with modern-day technology, and is scheduled to open July 1. 

The Adirondack Experience offers a variety of indoor and outdoor experiences, including hands-on experiences for kids of all ages; festivals and special events throughout the season; outstanding collections of Adirondack artwork and historic watercraft; and a wooded path to Minnow Pond.  You can picnic on the grounds of their beautiful 121-acre campus, or simply relax in an Adirondack chair and watch the clouds roll by. The Adirondack Experience has something for everyone! 

The Adirondack Experience is located at 9097 Route 30, Blue Mountain Lake, NY.  For more information on events and activities, visit The Adirondack Experience, or call 518-352-7311.