Gloversville Public Library Programs

The Library offers one time as well as repeating programs.  Events held on a regular basis are listed below.  For a complete listing of our programming, please check out our calendar and visit the blog for frequent updates.

Basic Literacy Skills

Literacy NY—Fulton, Montgomery & Schoharie Co. provide tutoring for adults in need of basic literacy skills. For more information contact Lisa Cardilli at 518-234-2576

PROGRAM Registration

Some library programs may require pre-registartion.  Call the Library at 518-725-2819 or register online:
Click on the calendar of events. Find the date and day of the workshop you are interested in, click on ‘Register” and fill out the form.  (An email address is needed.)   

SUMMER PROGRAM

Each year we have a terrific line up for July and August.  Some programs are geared for children, some for adults and some for families. Some require reservations. Check back in June each year for specifics.

Regular Youth & Teen Programming

Story TimeS

THURSDAY STORYTIME
Every Thursday at 10:30 AM.
For Toddlers ages 2–5.
Presented by the Friends of the Gloversville Public Library.

(If GESD is closed or on a two hour delay, Story Time will be cancelled.)

SATURDAY CRAFT AND STORYTIME
The 2nd Saturday of the month, September through April at 10:30 AM.
For Toddlers ages 2–5.
Presented by the Friends of the Gloversville Public Library.

AUTHOR STORYTIME

The fourth Saturday of each month, at 10:30am, the Library hosts a story hour that features the work of a different children's author or illustrator.   The story hour includes reading a story, sharing a snack and making a craft.  This is appropriate for children accompanied by an adult.

TRAVELING STORYTIMES

Staff from the Children's Room will also visit your day care, school or group to bring a story time to you.  Contact Sally Fancher in the Children's Room at 518-725-2819 to schedule a visit.

UNPLUGGED AND OFFLINE

A program for middle school age children who want to learn to play classic board games.  The Club meets on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30pm.  Each week the club learns new board games, their history, and practices strategies while having friendly competition.

BIBLIOMANAICS

A teen reading and writing group that gathers to discuss their favorite books and talk about writing their own stories.  All are welcome to a group where teens are in control. Fridays at 4:30 PM.


REGULAR ADULT PROGRAMMING

Book Discussions

Jolly Readers. The Jolly Readers will continue to meet on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. 

Knitting Group

The Knitting Group meets on Thursdays from 4:30-close to share knowledge, stories and companionship.  This is a multi-generation group, who welcomes anyone interested in learning and sharing needle crafts.

DROP-IN TECH

Stop in the LibraryBring your technical device (notebook, tablet, phone...)  On a first come, first served basis we will try to help. Tuesdays from 5:30-6:45pm.

Patrons can also schedule appointments Tuesday-Saturday.