Canajoharie Library

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at the Canajoharie Library! All events are free and open to the public except where noted. Please be aware that some programs require registration.
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Tech Time!
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 10:30 - 12:30
​​Stop in with your device and talk with our librarian about your technology questions. This program runs weekly on Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, or by appointment! We encourage anyone who is looking to better understand and use their devices to drop in. 
What We Can Help With:
  • Creating an email address
  • Transferring files; including photo or video
  • Downloading and using apps 
  • How to use Microsoft, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • How to use Google Scholar
  • How to tell if a source is reputable
  • Device personalization
  • Organizing and navigating email accounts
  • Updating software
  • And so much more!
To make an appointment with our Librarian
​Call: 518-673-2314
Unfortunately, we cannot assist with:
Repairing broken, locked, or infected devices/apps
Repairing/Restoring email accounts or email managers
Document Editing
Entering or accessing sensitive information including:
-Credit card information
-Social security numbers
-Tax information
-Medical documents
-Legal documents
-Online banking or financial documents

For more information visit our website: https://www.canajoharielibrary.org/tech-time.html
Teen Book Club
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Thursday, Jun. 20, 4:30 pm
Join us each month on the third Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. for Teen Book Club! 

Each month we will pick a book to read and discuss. We also have art activities connected to the books we are reading. 
New readers are always welcome! Didn't read or finish the book? That is ok, still come and hang out! 
Tasty snacks provided. 
Books can be picked up at the Library front desk. 

This is a FREE program and is open to teens. 
For questions please email canlib@mvls.info or call 518-673-2314 ext 106. 
 
Storytime
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Friday, Jun. 21, 11:00 am
Join us in the Great Hall of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library for Storytime!

We have the scarves and the egg shakers. We have the songs and the stories. We just need you and the kiddos!
Each month we have a new theme. Each day after Storytime we will have a craft or activity for the littles to enjoy.
Storytime promotes early literacy, and helps young learners become kindergarten ready by practicing sitting, listening, reading, sharing, following directions, movement, and song with other children and adults.
All with lots of fun mixed in!

This is a weekly FREE program

Best for pre-k age kids. Families welcome! Older kids are also welcome, but might not get the most out of this program.

For questions please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email canlib@mvls.info 
En Plein Air Paintin
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Saturday, Jun. 22, 12:30
Join us on June 22 from 12:30-4:30 pm as regional artists paint en plein air (outside) in our Memorial Garden. Skilled artists will demonstrate how to set up to paint outside, techniques for capturing outdoor landscapes, and answer any questions you might have!  
 
Do you paint en plein air? Feel free to bring your materials and pick a spot in the garden to paint!  
 
This is a free program, and all ages are welcome to come and see the artists at work!  

For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org 
Tech Time!
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 10:30 - 12:30
​​Stop in with your device and talk with our librarian about your technology questions. This program runs weekly on Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, or by appointment! We encourage anyone who is looking to better understand and use their devices to drop in. 
What We Can Help With:
  • Creating an email address
  • Transferring files; including photo or video
  • Downloading and using apps 
  • How to use Microsoft, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • How to use Google Scholar
  • How to tell if a source is reputable
  • Device personalization
  • Organizing and navigating email accounts
  • Updating software
  • And so much more!
To make an appointment with our Librarian
​Call: 518-673-2314
Unfortunately, we cannot assist with:
Repairing broken, locked, or infected devices/apps
Repairing/Restoring email accounts or email managers
Document Editing
Entering or accessing sensitive information including:
-Credit card information
-Social security numbers
-Tax information
-Medical documents
-Legal documents
-Online banking or financial documents

For more information visit our website: https://www.canajoharielibrary.org/tech-time.html
Kids Pride Perler Be
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2:00 pm
Join us in the Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library Classroom June 25th at 2pm for a fun afternoon making Pride themed Perler bead creations. 

This program is FREE. Great for 5–12-year-olds. Teens are welcome.  

For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org 
Teen Pull String Pai
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2:00 pm
Join us in the Arkell Museum & Canajoharie Library Classroom June 26th at 2 pm as we experiment with making pull string paintings!

This program is FREE and for teens and tweens.

For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org

This craft comes from the website One Little Project.
Storytime
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Friday, Jun. 28, 11:00 am
Join us in the Great Hall of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library for Storytime!

We have the scarves and the egg shakers. We have the songs and the stories. We just need you and the kiddos!
Each month we have a new theme. Each day after Storytime we will have a craft or activity for the littles to enjoy.
Storytime promotes early literacy, and helps young learners become kindergarten ready by practicing sitting, listening, reading, sharing, following directions, movement, and song with other children and adults.
All with lots of fun mixed in!

This is a weekly FREE program

Best for pre-k age kids. Families welcome! Older kids are also welcome, but might not get the most out of this program.

For questions please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email canlib@mvls.info 
Summer Reading Progr
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Friday, Jun. 28, 1 pm -3 pm
Join us in the Great Hall of the Canajoharie Library and Arkell Museum on June 28 for the Summer Reading Program Kick off Party! We will have pizza, cupcakes, crafts, and activities. Drop in anytime between 1pm-3pm.

Get your Summer Reading start-up bag, program schedule, and check out the prizes!  
 
This is a free event and open to all ages!  
 
For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org 
Tech Time!
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 10:30 - 12:30
​​Stop in with your device and talk with our librarian about your technology questions. This program runs weekly on Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, or by appointment! We encourage anyone who is looking to better understand and use their devices to drop in. 
What We Can Help With:
  • Creating an email address
  • Transferring files; including photo or video
  • Downloading and using apps 
  • How to use Microsoft, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • How to use Google Scholar
  • How to tell if a source is reputable
  • Device personalization
  • Organizing and navigating email accounts
  • Updating software
  • And so much more!
To make an appointment with our Librarian
​Call: 518-673-2314
Unfortunately, we cannot assist with:
Repairing broken, locked, or infected devices/apps
Repairing/Restoring email accounts or email managers
Document Editing
Entering or accessing sensitive information including:
-Credit card information
-Social security numbers
-Tax information
-Medical documents
-Legal documents
-Online banking or financial documents

For more information visit our website: https://www.canajoharielibrary.org/tech-time.html
Nature Exploration w
Wintergreen Park Rd, Canajoharie, NY 13317
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2:00 pm
Join us on July 3rd at 2 pm at Wintergreen Park for a fun nature walk with naturalist George Steele. Mr. Steele will help us explore nature as we learn about animals and plants found right here in Canajoharie!  
This program will meet at Winter Green Park Entrance (Wintergreen Park Rd, Canajoharie, NY 13317)  
 
This is a free program for kids, registration is requested.  
For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org
Storytime
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Friday, Jul. 5, 11:00 am
Join us in the Great Hall of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library for Storytime!

We have the scarves and the egg shakers. We have the songs and the stories. We just need you and the kiddos!
Each month we have a new theme. Each day after Storytime we will have a craft or activity for the littles to enjoy.
Storytime promotes early literacy, and helps young learners become kindergarten ready by practicing sitting, listening, reading, sharing, following directions, movement, and song with other children and adults.
All with lots of fun mixed in!

This is a weekly FREE program

Best for pre-k age kids. Families welcome! Older kids are also welcome, but might not get the most out of this program.

For questions please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email canlib@mvls.info 
Tech Time!
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Tuesday, Jul. 9, 10:30 - 12:30
​​Stop in with your device and talk with our librarian about your technology questions. This program runs weekly on Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, or by appointment! We encourage anyone who is looking to better understand and use their devices to drop in. 
What We Can Help With:
  • Creating an email address
  • Transferring files; including photo or video
  • Downloading and using apps 
  • How to use Microsoft, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • How to use Google Scholar
  • How to tell if a source is reputable
  • Device personalization
  • Organizing and navigating email accounts
  • Updating software
  • And so much more!
To make an appointment with our Librarian
​Call: 518-673-2314
Unfortunately, we cannot assist with:
Repairing broken, locked, or infected devices/apps
Repairing/Restoring email accounts or email managers
Document Editing
Entering or accessing sensitive information including:
-Credit card information
-Social security numbers
-Tax information
-Medical documents
-Legal documents
-Online banking or financial documents

For more information visit our website: https://www.canajoharielibrary.org/tech-time.html
Adventures in the Da
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2:00 pm
Join us in the classroom on July 10th at 2 pm for glow in the dark canvas painting with the Studio for Art and Craft. The Studio for Art and Craft will take us step by step through painting with glow and the dark paint on canvas.  
 
This is a free program for teens and tweens. Registration is requested.  
For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org  
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 6:00 pm
The Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library board of trustees meeting occurs every second Wednesday of the month in the classroom. 
This meeting is open to the public. To attend this meeting please email canlib@mvls.info. 
Resume Support
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Thursday, Jul. 11, 11:00 am
Join us for a new monthly program Resume Support on second Thursdays of each month at 11:00 in the classroom. This program is led by our Library Director and is designed to give you one-on-one assistance in drafting, organizing, and polishing your resume. We can also help with cover letters, references, and communication techniques.

Please bring your current resume and a laptop if you have one. Laptops are not required, we have a few that can be used during the program. If you know where you are applying bring the information with you or have it accessible on your phone or computer.

This program is free. Space is limited and registration is requested.
For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext. 106 or email canlib@mvls.info.
Kids Concert Series
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Friday, Jul. 12, 11:00 am
Join us every second Friday of the month for a special kids music concert with talented musician Gary Van Slyke.

Gary has been performing for many years and has a wonderful curriculum of songs that will get your kids clapping, stomping, and singing along.

Each concert is unique and full of new songs. Gary might even bring instruments for the kids to try out!

This program is FREE and open to all. The music will be centered on 0 - 11 age group, but older folks are welcome to join us.
Art with Anna - Land
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Sunday, Jul. 14, 2:00 pm
Join artist Anna Voss in the classroom of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library on July 14th at 2 pm as she introduces us to painting a landscape scene, from designing to executing, with ink. This program is great for novice painters to experienced artists. All materials provided.  
 
This is a free program for teens and adults, registration is requested. 
For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org 
 
Learn more about Anna Voss and her company AEV at https://annavossillustration.myportfolio.com/work 
 
Made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.
Tech Time!
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 10:30 - 12:30
​​Stop in with your device and talk with our librarian about your technology questions. This program runs weekly on Tuesdays from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, or by appointment! We encourage anyone who is looking to better understand and use their devices to drop in. 
What We Can Help With:
  • Creating an email address
  • Transferring files; including photo or video
  • Downloading and using apps 
  • How to use Microsoft, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • How to use Google Scholar
  • How to tell if a source is reputable
  • Device personalization
  • Organizing and navigating email accounts
  • Updating software
  • And so much more!
To make an appointment with our Librarian
​Call: 518-673-2314
Unfortunately, we cannot assist with:
Repairing broken, locked, or infected devices/apps
Repairing/Restoring email accounts or email managers
Document Editing
Entering or accessing sensitive information including:
-Credit card information
-Social security numbers
-Tax information
-Medical documents
-Legal documents
-Online banking or financial documents

For more information visit our website: https://www.canajoharielibrary.org/tech-time.html
Kids Art with Shanna
2 Erie Blvd. Canajoharie
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2:00 pm
Meet us in the Great Hall of the Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library on July 17th at 2 pm as we have fun painting with Shanna from the Art Box!  
 
This is a free program for kids, registration is requested.  
For questions, please call 518-673-2314 ext 106 or email info@arkellmuseum.org 
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