Give Thanks!

The Indian Lake Library will be closed Thursday, November 26-Sunday, November 29 and will reopen on Monday after Thanksgiving. Please visit before Thanksgiving for your books, videos and audios,and then, please enjoy the holiday!

Writers’ Group Newsletter Donna Bradley November, 2015

Please note that our next meeting will be January, 13, 2016 at 1:30 in the library.  We will continue to meet on the  second Wednesday of each month.If you plan to attend and wish to have a prompt for your writing we make a monthly suggestion.  This does not mean that you cannot bring any piece you wish.  All writing is welcomed.

Assignment:  There are two suggestions for our next meeting since we have had a longer period of time than usual since our last meeting.
1) Searching     2) Trapped

Hope to see you in the new year!

Need help with your mobile device?

Interested in a class or some help with your computer or mobile device?  Just let us know what you would like to learn and we’ll set up a time soon!

Closed on Wednesday, November 11

In honor of Veterans Day, the Library will be closed, however, the Library Board of Trustees will meet at 4:30 PM in the library.

Now Opened on Winter Hours

The insulation and roof work is nearly complete and heat loss has been minimized… just in time. Thank you, Senator Farley for your generous support in making this happen! We are back to Monday /Friday 12-4; 7-9, Tuesday 11-3, Wednesday 11-4 Closed Thursday and Sunday and Saturdays 10-1.  As we consider staying open on Thursdays 11-3 or changing our evening hours to accommodate school children, we’d like to know if you have any preferences about our hours.

Closed for Construction

The library will be CLOSED for Columbus Day on Monday, October 12 and then CLOSED for construction (weatherizing the roof so we will be warm, cozy and hopefully fix our icicle issues) Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, October 13,14 and 15th. Please plan accordingly!  Come pick out some long books and audios and get your videos! Winter hours begin October 16. Monday 12-4, 7-9, Tuesday 11-3, Wednesday 11-4, Thursday CLOSED, Friday 12-4, 7-9, Saturday 10-1, Sunday Closed

WRITERS’ GROUP NEWSLETTER Donna Bradley September, 2015

Our annual visit from Michael Czarnecki and Steve Coffman delighted many of us again as we sat around a table sharing our stories. Nancy reminded us that this workshop is supported by a grant from New York State Poets and Writers. Thanks to annual grants we have had the benefit of an annual Writing Workshop led by Michael for maybe eighteen years with Steve joining Michael for the past eight years.  These two creative and inspiring writers encourage us with their careful listening and quality critiques of the pieces we share with them.   Continue reading

Fiction Group Forming

Interested in the craft of writing ?  Looking for an exchange of works in progress for critiques? A fiction writing group is getting together this fall on Fridays from 2:30-4 PM at the library.  All are welcome.  Leave your name and contact info at the library desk for the date of the first meeting

Writing Workshop and Reading September 30

Indian Lake Library will present two programs with Prose Writer Steve Coffman and Poet & Oral Memoirist Michael Czarnecki on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. A writing workshop will be held from 1:00- 4:00 PM, open to all level writers. Please bring some work to discuss.   poetry

At 7:00 PM Michael and Steve will share poetry and prose from their books and recent work. We’ll begin with an open reading for anyone who wants to share a few minutes of their own words. For more information contact Nancy Berkowitz at the Indian Lake Library, 518 648-5444

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