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French Writer Colette Talk

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Meeting Room Signups July 2nd starting at 1 pm

Please note that the date for meeting room signups this year is July 2nd starting at 1 pm.

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New Program in the Works!

We are looking to match folks with students who can volunteer their time to teach some social networking tools; e.g. Facebook. For those who would like to tutor and for anyone who would like to learn, please sign up at the Information Desk. You can either stop by to register or call at (607) 754-4243, ext. 4.  Free and open to the public.


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The Research Tool of the Month

Transparent Language Online

Four County Library System provides access to Transparent Language Online. It is a tool for learning language basics that could be useful preparation when traveling abroad. There are several languages to choose from with fun exercises included.  To get started, choose “Four County Resources” and click on Transparent Language Online. Click inside the box and set up a free account. You can also get the free app on your  smartphone and tablet.

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Senior Living Options and Costs

Please Join Us for Future Events!

Heather Minor of the Good Shepherd  Communities Speakers’ Bureau gave a marvelous presentation on Senior Living Options and Costs. The talk was very informative and engaging. Heather welcomed questions from the audience.  Given how successful this event was, we will be bringing in more speakers to talk on related topics. Look for the next event on this Website, Facebook, in the Vestal Town Crier, and a senior center near you.

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Change is Coming!

The library is excited to announce that change is coming to the Youth Services Department in September 2019!

The Youth Services Department will undergo a much needed remodel. This will include a larger department with a more open layout and new furniture.

Stay tuned for more information about this remodel, and thank you for supporting the Vestal Public Library!

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Vestal Public Library’s Dog Walk @ the Rail Trail

Grab your pooch and join us on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. on the Vestal Rail Trail for the Vestal Public Library’s Dog Walk!
This is a FREE event to help promote the library and all it has to offer for the community. All are welcome, humans and pooches alike (though please be sure to adhere to the Rail Trail’s leash rule for dogs!).
The walk will include free goody bags for the first 125 dogs, a gift card and doggie basket drawing (donated by PetSmart in Vestal–must be present to win), a pop-up book sale, and refreshments for purchase at the Coal House Cafe.
This is a rain or shine event! We look forward to seeing you there!
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Book Club

The book for Tuesday, June 11th is The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson (2017). It is a fictional work about  Leia Birch Briggs who is single and  finds herself unexpectedly pregnant. Meanwhile, Leia’s grandmother who lives in Birchville , Alabama has started a crisis at a Church picnic brought on by the loss of her filters. This is a bitter sweet novel that will capture your attention from start to finish. We meet in the Conference Room at 6 pm. We hope you can join us.

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Presentation by Mental Health Association of the So. Tier

Join us at the Vestal Public Library Wednesday, May 22,2019 at 4:30 pm – 6 pm
Carol Lanois, Peer Educator from the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier
will speak about the opportunity to increase awareness on the importance of Self-Care for our Mental Health.
Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month with us as
“The Bell of rings for hope… a victory for Mental health”


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