WMHT family activities newsletter
WMHT has a family activities newsletter you can use with your children. Follow this link. This weekly family newsletter provides resources for children’s growing and learning throughout the fall months. The theme for this week is Learn Along Bingo-My Family & Me!
Book room re-opening
We plan to reopen the book room this Saturday, 10-12. One person at a time will be allowed to shop. All social distancing protocols will be followed. Masks are required. Hand sanitizer will be used before you enter and as you exit.
Jordan Flower art show 8-23
Join us on Sunday, August 23 from 1-4 PM for a showing of Jordan Flower’s paintings. We have 19 original paintings done in the past 2 years of some of Jordan’s favorite spots in upstate New York and Vermont. Paintings and prints will be available to buy. If you are interested in attending please phone the library (518-642-2525) and sign up for specific time slot. Times will be 1 PM – 1:50PM, 2- 2:50, 3– 3:50 and more if needed. …
The next stage of reopening
Our reopening plans change week by week. The next stage in our reopening will begin July 29. Browsing will be allowed by APPOINTMENT ONLY on Wednesdays and Fridays.  These appointments will be in 15-minute increments. We will also have one public computer available. Half hour time slots will be offered by APPOINTMENT ONLY. The childrens’ room will remain closed. Picture books and easy readers can be preordered (see below). *The library is not open for social gatherings or nonessential meetings …
Summer Reading – Activity Kit 3
Our third activity kit is Journals and fractured fairy tales. Imagine your story using the story hints. Then write in your journal. There are pencils, colored pencils, a sharpener, some stickers etc etc. This picture asks you to rewrite the story of the Princess and the Pea from the viewpoint of the prince. I tried it. It isn’t easy! But it was fun. My story involves a Prince named Hartley, three beautiful girls named Isobel, Rosalind, & Sadie and Queen …
Carry out service starting 7-7-2020
Starting today! You may enter our building through the front door. You can pick up your pre-orders or ask us to put something on hold. No browsing or internet access yet. This week the hours will be Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 and Saturday 10:30-noon. Face coverings are required and there’s one-way traffic. If you still require curbside, we will be happy to deliver to your vehicle. ps: we have some tax forms!
Pember building open with limited access
The Pember Library will allow limited access to our building beginning July 7. (through the front door only) Tuesday through Friday 1-4, Saturday 10:30-noon We will continue curbside service for those who need it. Books still must be requested ahead of time by phone or email. You may also request through the online catalog but ILL with other libraries in our system has not started yet. Your returns must be left in the outside drop box. There will be no …
Summer Reading – Activity Kit 2
Our newest “Imagine your Story”: activity is this Inspiration Jar. Call the library to reserve one for your family.The directions say:Turn the jar a few turns and see what items catch your eye. Or dump it all out on a paper plate and pull a few items from the jar and create a story about them. Use color, shapes, textures, lines, letters, & forms. Tell someone or write your story on paper.NOT intended for small children. There are many small …
Lucy
Lucy is getting older. We have recently faced several visits to the vet clinic with her, with issues that unfortunately come with aging. We find a need for extra funds for Lucy to cover vet visits, medicines and looking ahead to the end of life care. Lucy has been a faithful loving companion to many people who visit the Pember; some drop in just to spend time with her. We are asking, if you are able, to consider donating money …
Summer Reading – Activity Kit 1
The Dahls are working on their summer reading. Our theme this year is “Imagine your Story.” The first activity kit is story cubes. The directions are in the kit. You just cut out your story cube, fold along the lines and tape or glue each one into a cube. There are people, places, objects, and animal cubes. The combination of pictures will prompt ideas for magical and exciting stories. Younger children can tell the stories aloud and older ones can …