Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
Walk, Skip, Jog, or Run, Come to the Library and Have Some Fun! You could not, would not, want to miss - a celebration such as this! Crafts, photo booth (bring your camera!) and birthday cake! March 2, 2016 from 6 to 7pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call the library at 649-5454 to register by February 26th.
Legos at the Library!
Join us for a “Block Party” Friday, February 19th from 1 to 2:30pm. The library will provide the Legos. Duplo blocks will be available for the little ones. This is a free build session. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Open to all ages. Please call the library at 649-5454 to register.
Girl’s Night Out with Tracey Kraft
You deserve a night out! Sit back, relax and unwind with friends, wine and canvas! Bring your own wine, beer or beverage of your choice, and enjoy a night of laughter and creativity while being led through an artistic painting or mixed media project. All materials and instruction provided. No need to attend every month - come when your schedule allows. Held on the third Wednesday of each month beginning March 16th. All sessions start at 6 pm. Age 21 and over. Please call the library at 649-5454 to register. Deadline to register is 1 week before the class is held. $20.00 per session
Jefferson Community College Classes at Lyme Free Library in Chaumont
Pencil Drawing (Ages 11+)
Enroll in this basic class and learn the fundamentals of sketching and basic drawing techniques in a fun, laid back format! The topics covered will include, the components of a picture, hard and soft lines, basic shading, blending and layering, as well as smudging. Bring pencils and sketchbook to this workshop. Instructor: Jessica Hayden. Saturday, February 6, 2016. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Cost: $20
Pencil Drawing Part 2 (Ages 11+)
Pick up where you left off during Pencil Drawing Part 1, or start fresh. Enroll in this basic class and learn the fundamentals of sketching and basic drawing techniques in a fun, laid back format! The topics covered will include, the components of a picture, hard and soft lines, basic shading, blending and layering, as well as smudging. Bring pencils and sketchbook to this workshop. Instructor: Jessica Hayden. Saturday, February 20, 2016. 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Cost: $20.
Digital Photography for Beginners (ages 11+)
Bring your digital camera and USB cord to this workshop to learn about the basics of digital photography. Learn to take indoor and outdoor photos, upload and edit your photos to print or share on social media. This is a class for beginners or those with a bit more experience. Instructor: Jessica Hayden. Friday, March 4, 2016. 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Cost $20
All Classes held at Lyme Free Library, 12165 NYS RT 12E, Chaumont. Please call JCC at 786-2233 to register.
Lyme Free Library is holding a small book sale in the back room of the library. All books are adult fiction. Hardcover books are $2, paperbacks are $1.
“Cougar in the Snow” Raffle
Lyme Free Library is holding a special raffle of a beautifully framed Robert Bateman print titled “Cougar in the Snow”. Tickets are $5 each. Drawing will be held at our annual book sale on August 13, 2016.
Buy on Amazon - Donate to Local Libraries!
Your purchases at Amazon can benefit NCLS libraries. Just click on the prominent message on the home page of the Catalog and NCLS will receive a portion of the sale price for anything purchased. You can find the Amazon message on our Catalog: www.NorthCountryLibraries.org. Using this gateway to Amazon does not increase the cost of your purchases and has the advantage of enhancing the Regional Digital Collection for our libraries.
The Lyme Free Library Board of Trustees January meeting will be held on 11th at 6:45. The February meeting of the Lyme Free Library Board of Trustees will be held on the 8th at 6:45. All meetings are open to the public. Changes will be posted in the Library and on our web site.
Sail into Reading Story Time
Story Time for children ages 3 to 5. Lyme Free Library story time is a fun learning experience that parents and children can share together. Sessions include stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts for children. Please join us on Wednesdays at 11 am.
Book Discussion Group 2016
January 19th – The Hour of Peril by Daniel Stashower
February 16th – Tropic of Night by Michael Gruber
March 15th- The Lost City of Z by David Grann
April 19th- The Book Thief by Markus Zuszk
May 17th- The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
June 21st- The Story Teller by Jodi Picoult
Book Talk meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7pm. Please join us!
Free Daily Tumble Book!
Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Lyme Free Library is now offering a free Tumble Book each day on their website. Just go to lymefreelibrary.org, scroll down and click on the TumbleBook Library Button.
Are you a quilter? Do you want to get out and meet with others who share your interest? Join us every Tuesday at 6:45 to share project ideas and make friends with other quilters. Open to all!
Ancestry - Library Edition
Access billions of genealogy records. Discover your family history and start your family tree. Must be used at an NCLS library.
Ancestry.com New York
Several New York repositories have formed a partnership with Ancestry.com to digitize family history records and make them available on line for free. The list of records available is located in the bottom left corner of the Ancestry.com New York web page. Descriptions of the records as well as the holding organizations are provided through the links and logos on the Ancestry.com New York web page. Free access to Ancestry.com New York is available to New York State residents. This access requires a free Ancestry.com New York account.
Beginning Genealogy Research
Ready to start your family tree? Judy Larkin has offered to work with patrons one on one to start or overcome hurdles in family research. She will meet with patrons at the library. Please call the library at 649-5454 to schedule a session.
Consumer Reports and America's Historical Newspapers are now available!
Free access to ConsumerReports.org, which provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.
America's Historical Newspapers
AHN is the most comprehensive online resource for searching and browsing early American newspapers. Contains more than 2,000 fully searchable historical newspapers from all 50 states, dating 1690-1922.
Like all of our popular online resources, both additions are located on the right hand side of the North Country Library System Catalog, ncls.org. These new resources are very easy to access and do not require the creation of an account. Simply log in to the catalog and click the desired resource.
Free Kids Raffle at the Library!
Each time a child checks out a book at the library, they may enter their name for a free drawing for a $10 gift card to Barnes & Noble Bookstore. Drawings will be held on the last day of each month through December 2015.