Friends of Richards Library plan talks
The Friends of Richards Library are presenting a series of sessions at the library that are intended to be helpful as local residents deal with a variety of issues in their lives. The historic library is located at the intersection of Elm St. and Library Avenue. To RSVP for any of these events, call the library at: 623-3011.
On Wednesday April 16 at 4 p.m., financial consultant Al Cioffi of Glens Falls National Bank is to discuss ways families can save and plan for their children’s future.
On Tuesday April 15, April 22 and April 29, Linda Manzo of the area Alzheimer’s Association will be providing a free class from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on how people can effectively care for loved ones and friends who are afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease.
On April 22 at 4 p.m., Glens Falls National Bank Branch Manager Candice Healy will present a talk on “Protection from Financial Fraud Against Seniors.”
Also on April 22, the Friends of Richards Library Book Club will be holding their monthly meeting at 5 p.m. To be discussed this month is the book: “The Housekeeper and the Professor” by Yoko Ogawa. Call the library at 623-3011 to confirm the time.
On April 29, Candace Healy will present the program “Understanding Credit” at 4 p.m. She will be explaining the basics of credit, what positive and negative factors impact one’s credit score and how people can maintain good credit.
Every Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Friends of Richards Library holds a computer instruction class. Topics change weekly, so for details, contact the library at 623-3011 or follow the Friends of Richards Library’s Facebook page by “Liking” it.
Children’s session on local architecture
On April 16, the Warrensburgh Historical Society is presenting a talk for youth about the Architecture of Warrensburg. Set for 10 a.m. to noon at the Warrenburgh Museum of Local History, the session explores various styles and how they related to people’s lives in bygone eras. The presentation is geared for children from the 4th through 6th grades. Reservations are required: call 623-2207.
Note that the remarkable, informative exhibit on the history of Warrensburgh churches is on display at the Museum of Local History through May 11. Call 623-2207 for hours the museum is open, and be sure not to miss the exhibit while it’s on display!
Historical group sets ‘Cabin Fever Sale’
All kinds of books and interesting antiques, artifacts and other curiosities will be on sale at the Warren County Historical Society’s ‘Cabin Fever Book Sale’ Saturday April 19. The event is to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Society’s offices at 195 Sunnyside Road in Queensbury.
This year, the event includes a mini tag sale, knick-knacks, small furniture items, antiques, dishes, glassware, pictures, and jewelry. For details, call 743-0734.
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