News from Castleton Public Library - January 2017
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Notes from Our Director: 

Happy New Year!

The dawning of a new year is a great time for a fresh start and to explore new opportunities. Looking for help in strengthening your computer skills, eating healthier, or decluttering? We have programs this month to help you attain your goals! See this month's program calendar for more information. 

The new year also brings a new staff member to CPL. We are very pleased to welcome Joelle Adler as our new part-time Librarian for Youth Services. Kids and teens are especially encouraged to come to the library to meet Joelle!

We look forward to serving you in 2017! 

Melissa Tacke, Library Director
January Programs and Events at CPL
Click here to download our January events calendar as a PDF
Computer Help

By appointment, to fit your schedule! 

Learn the basics of computer use or ask questions in a one-on-one setting. Please call the library during regular business hours to register (518-732-0879) or email our Director
Story Hour with Miss Linda

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. 

January 5, 12, 19, 26; February 2. 

Join Miss Linda for a story and craft! Recommended for children from birth through age 6. 
Block Party

Fridays from 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

January 6, 13, 20, 27; February 3. 

Bring your baby, toddler, or preschooler in for group play with wooden blocks, and help develop their skills in early literacy, math and reasoning, logic, social know-how and more! 
Monthly Monday Matinee: Sully

Monday, January 9, 1:00 p.m.

Join us the second Monday of each month to enjoy a movie for adults. January’s film is Sully (PG-13), released in 2016. 
Legal Clinic

Tuesday, January 10, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Need help with a legal issue? Get a free, private, and confidential consultation with an experienced attorney. Sponsored by The Legal Project. Appointment required; contact Rose Porter at 518-435-1770.
Recycled Art: CD Etching

Wednesday, January 11, 3:00-7:00 p.m.

Recycle old CDs to make cool etched art! Drop in to create your own masterpiece.
Library Board Meeting

Monday, January 16, 7:00 p.m. 

Monthly meeting of the CPL Board of Trustees. Members of the public are welcome to attend. 
Afternoon Book Club - March: A Novel

Tuesday, January 17, 1:00 p.m. 

Join us for the Afternoon Book Club the third Tuesday of each month. This month's selection is March: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks. Books are available at the front desk.

Tuesday, January 17, 3:00-6:00 p.m.

Come spend the afternoon crafting. We have plenty of supplies -- bring your imagination!
Friends of CPL Meeting

Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 p.m.

Want to help support and raise funds for CPL? Come join the Friends! All are welcome.  
Family Movie Night: Storks

Friday, January 20, 6:00 p.m.

Movie lovers of all ages are welcome at our Family Movie Night! This month's movie is Storks (PG), released in 2016. 
New Year, New You: Stop Dieting and Start Getting Results

Monday, January 23, 6:00 p.m.

Learn realistic tips on how to eat healthy and delicious foods, feel satisfied, and reach your nutrition goals in 2017! Presented by Christa Valentine, MS RDN CDN, nutritionist and owner of Confidence by Design. Please register; call 518-732-0879. 
Clear Your Space, Clear Your Mind: Decluttering Your Home

Wednesday, January 25, 6:00 p.m.

Have a New Year’s resolution to organize or de-clutter, but just haven’t been able to make it happen? Professional organizing consultant Lisa Higdon will show you how to set priorities and give you tips to get started. Please register; call 518-732-0879. 
American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, February 2, 1:00-6:00 p.m. 

Help save lives – donate blood. Appointments recommended; contact 518-732-0879, email or visit
Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 4, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 4th is Take Your Child to the Library Day! Come down and visit the library and learn about all the fun things you can do with us (plus – pick up a special goodie bag to take home!).
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