Come Square Dance!

Friday, March 6, 2020 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

63 Canal Street, Fort Edward, NY 12828

The Fort Edward Free Library is sponsoring a fun and enjoyable few hours of Traditional and American Square Dancing for both new and old dancers. Musicians of Homespun Occasion will be led by fiddler and banjo player George Wilson and calling/teaching Paul Rosenberg. This event is limited to the first sixty registered participants, you must be 18 years of age and the cost is $5 a person. Sorry, cash only!
After this event and while the evening is still young, why not enjoy some majestic tranquility in visiting our local business community establishments right here in downtown Fort Edward.

Second Library Field Trip to the NYS Albany Museum Saturday March 14, 2020

Meet the Scientists Saturday March 14, 2020. Hands – on activity tables that allow you to be the Scientist!

Assemble a human skeleton, learn what a trilobite is, understand the secret lives of freshwater mussels, explore Native American art and so much more.

Cultural anthropology, Bioarchaelogy, Archaeology, Malacology, Botany, Geology and Paleontology are some of the fields represented in this amazing, fun-filled event!

11:00 am – 2:00 pm Actvity tables and talks. 2:30 – 3:30 pm Ask the Scientists panel discussion.

There is a $5 Registration fee per person that is refundable the day of boarding the bus. If a no-show, the registration fee of $5 will then be forfeited as a donation to the Ft. Edward Free Library. The bus will depart from the Ft. Edward School Parking lot at precisely 10:00 am arriving in Albany between 10:45 and 11:00 am. The bus will depart from the Museum at 4:00 pm and arrive back at the school between 4:45 and 5:00 pm. Those younger than the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult and those 13 and older must have a signed permission slip to attend. You may bring your own lunch (you will have to be responsible in keeping it with you) or you can buy lunch at the food court at the Concourse. Contact the library at 518-747-6743 to register, pay your fee, and sign a permission slip. Available to residents of Fort Edward Village, Town, and our local Business Entrepreneurs.

Library Field Trips to the Albany NYS Museum

The Fort Edward Free Library will be sponsoring two field trips to the Albany NYS Museum. The first field trip will be on Saturday February 15th for the Rock and Fossil Fun Fair. This program is located at the Adirondack Hall of the Museum.

Mine for minerals, forage for fossils, experiment with a river replica, and more at the 4th Annual Rock and Fossil Fun Fair at the New York State Museum. Be sure to bring your rocks and fossils from home for identification. With 10 science activities, face painting, balloon animals, and prizes…

Registration is required and there is a $5 fee per person and is refundable the day you board the bus departing from the Fort Edward School Parking Lot. Any no-shows will forfeit their registration fee and it will be considered a donation to the library. The bus will depart precisely at 9:00 am and arrive at the Albany Museum between 9:45 am and 10:00 am. This program begins at 10:00 am and concludes at 1:00 pm. Those who wish to get lunch after the conclusion of the program can do so but must be back on the bus by 1:50 pm for departing. Arrival time back at the Ft. Edward School parking lot will be around 3:00 pm. Children and teens younger than the age of thirteen must be accompanied by an adult. Anyone older must have a signed permission slip signed by a parent or guardian. Contact the library at 518-747-6743 for more information. You may bring your own lunch (you must carry it with you at all times) or you can buy lunch at the Food Court located in the Concourse. Available to Ft. Edward residents of the Village, Town, and our local Business Entrepreneurs.

Happy 2020!

The library is closed January 1, 2020! Regular hours will resume on Thursday January 2, 2020 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Thanksgiving Dates Closed

The library will be closing at 3:00 pm on Wednesday November 27 and will reopen on Saturday November 30th from 9:00 a.m. – Noon. Please have a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving Holiday.

Robert Rivest to Perform at Canal Street Marketplace

Robert Rivest, comic, mime and library advocate will be performing at the Canal Street Marketplace on Thursday, June 13th @ 5 PM.  This is a FREE program presented by the Ft. Edward Free Library.  Come and have a GREAT TIME!!!

Robert Rivest performing in Japan