This popular event will be held during regular library hours. Used books for every age and every interest will be available for a donation.
July 29 ~ A well Behaved Woman by Therese Fowler
August 26 ~ Becoming by Michele Obama
September 30 ~ The Gown by Jennifer Robison
October 28 ~ The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
November 25 ~ The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
New members are always welcome!
Charles will discuss in detail a chapter of his book “The Fulton Chain” about the
Raquette Lake Railway System
Join us for an end-of-summer performance with George Deveny and Blueprints on Wednesday, August 28, at 5 pm. Blueprints plays American styles, including blues, rock, swing, boogie, R&B and folk. The band’s playlist features strong original material, along with classics. Alongside renowned slide guitarist, George Deveny, Blueprints features pianist Dave Liddy and drummer Oscar Cranda
The Friends of the Old Forge Library, founded in 1977, is a volunteer organization whose goals are to promote library programming and to help raise revenue to support the library. The group sponsors Authors’ Day, Art Exhibits, and events of local interest such as Adirondack Programming. In addition, the Friends publish four newsletters a year. Revenue is raised through book, bake, & bazaar sales, and their annual BASH Benefit.
The Friends meet on the first Tuesday of each month at Noon and welcome new members.
Opening Reception, First Friday Artwalk Friday
Refreshments, live acoustic music by Dan Vellone
Joyce Hanson is an accomplished pastel artist of national renown. Her late husband, Ron Pederson was an artist, wood carver and avid photographer.
Exhibit on display through September 27
Diane Bowes will give a powerpoint presentation of her trip with National Geographic co-led by Patricia Wright, the world’s leading authority on lemurs. Madagascar is the 4th largest island in the world and while being only 250 miles off the coast of Africa, 90% of the wildlife is found nowhere else. The trip included visits to rain forests, the spiny desert and dry highlands that looked like our far west. Each new habitat brought encounters with different species, landscapes and a glimpse of daily life in this fascinating country.
A trained mediator will meet with individuals separately for conciliations as a “go between” or both parties meet with two mediators who assist them in having a conversation where issues are discussed to create a resolution. There are open sessions or set up an appointment by calling the Resolution Center at (315) 894-9917, Ext. 263. The next scheduled session in Old Forge will be held on 9/17.