Stewart’s Foundation Holiday Match Grant
2016 Summer Reading and Learning Programs
We are pleased to inform the community of a recent $500 donation the Fort Edward Free Library received from this year’s Stewart’s Holiday Match grant application.  This funding will help in taking on science in a big way with this years collaborative summer reading theme  Fizz, Boom, Read!  While we can’t cover every science topic, the library will offer a variety of engaging programs for families of children ages four – twelve residing in the Town and Village of Fort Edward.  Children will learn some practical …
Movie Night
2016 Summer Reading and Learning Programs
Thursday March 13 2 6:30 pm the library will be showing the Oscar winner film Twelve Years a Slave for ages 18 and older.  Reservations are required as seating is limited.   Free Admission along with popcorn and non-alcoholic drinks.  Please contact the library 518-747-6743 during open hours or leave a message with your phone number please.
“Solomon Northup Twelve Years A Slave” presentation by Paul. R. McCarty, Fort Edward Town Historian
2016 Summer Reading and Learning Programs
The Monday Night Book club hosted a presentation of the book titled “Solomon  Northup Twelve Years A Slave”  by  our Town Historian, Paul. R. McCarty on Monday evening February 24th @ 7 p.m. at the Fort Edward Free Library.  Mr. McCarty talked of Solomon Northup being born a free African American who was kidnapped and sold into slavery.  Northup lived in Washington County for part of his life and was married on Christmas Day, 1829, in Fort Edward.  Refreshments were …
Ancestry.com Database
2016 Summer Reading and Learning Programs
  Ancestry.Com Database subscription for one year  is now available to the general public.  This database is available during library hours in forty-five minute – one hour increments.  It is also on a first come first serve basis with the exclusion of those who have registered in advance with our genealogy consultant.   Access to this database can only be done so on the library patron computer(s).  You cannot access it on any other type of personal technology. The First fifty patrons …