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Adult Reading and Discussion Program at the Roxbury Library

The Roxbury Library Association has received a Spring 2016 Adult Reading and Discussion Grant from the New York Council for the Humanities. The R & D Program hosted by the Roxbury Library will offer adult participants the opportunity to explore the topic “‘In Cold Blood’: True Crime, an American Genre” through a series of thematically linked nonfiction readings, including Truman Capote’s IN COLD BLOOD: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A MULTIPLE MURDER AND ITS CONSEQUENCES and TRUE CRIME: AN AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY/350 YEARS OF BRILLIANT WRITING ABOUT DARK DEEDS. The Spring 2016 NYCH R & D Program at the Roxbury Library commemorates the 60th anniversary of the publication of IN COLD BLOOD.

All six reading and discussion sessions will be on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon on the following dates: May 14, 2016; May 21, 2016; May 28, 2016; June 4, 2016; June 11, 2016; and June 18, 2016. The RLA will acquire copies of NYCH R & D book selections from the Four County Library System for R & D program participants’ use. Roxbury resident Barry Seiler will be the Scholar-Facilitator of the RLA NYCH Spring 2016 R & D Program.

To register for the Spring 2016 NYCH R & D Program at the Roxbury Library, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

February 2016 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Valentine’s Program

The Roxbury Library Association 2015-2016 Tuesday Forum program series
will celebrate Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.,
at the Roxbury Library. On February 9th, Roxbury resident Olive Van Aken
will discuss the history of Valentine’s Day. A craft session following Ms.
Aken’s presentation will engage RLA Tuesday Forum attendees in creating
their own special Valentine’s Day greetings.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday
Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the February 9, 2016, RLA Tuesday Forum Valentine’s
Program and about upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and
gatherings, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury
Library Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

2015 Roxbury Library Association Annual Holiday Bazaar

On Saturday, December 5, 2015, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Roxbury
Library Association will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Roxbury
Library. The RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar will offer holiday shoppers the
opportunity to purchase delicious bake sale items and quality RLA
Thrift Shoppe merchandise, Irma Mae Griffin’s HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF
ROXBURY, and 2015 RLA “Blues” quilt raffle tickets at $1.00 per ticket
or at $5.00 for 6 tickets.

Santa will be visiting the Roxbury Library from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon with
holiday gifts for the children of Roxbury and neighboring communities.

The RLA quilt raffle drawing for the 2015 RLA “Blues” quilt,
expertly handcrafted by the Roxbury Library Quilters, will take place at
1:30 p.m., directly following the 2015 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For further information about the 2015 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar,
please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library
Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

The RLA Thrift Shoppe Volunteer Staff and the Roxbury Library Staff
welcome donations of new or gently used gift items to the 2015 RLA Annual
Holiday Bazaar.

Pilcrow Foundation Grant to the Roxbury Library Association

The Roxbury Library Association is pleased to announce that the RLA has
received a fall 2015 Pilcrow Foundation Children’s Book Project Grant, in
support of rural libraries’ children’s book acquisitions. The Pilcrow
Foundation has awarded the RLA $800.00 for the purchase of children’s
books, with the expectation that the RLA will raise $400.00 in matching
funds towards expanding the Roxbury Library’s children’s book collection.

The Roxbury Library Association is now welcoming donations to the RLA in
order to raise Pilcrow Grant matching funds. By raising $400.00 in
matching funds, the RLA will be able to add a substantial number of children’s
books from the Pilcrow Foundation to the Roxbury Library children’s
collection, with a total of $1,200.00 in children’s book purchase funding.

Please send your donation to the attention of Roxbury Library Director
Dian Seiler, Roxbury Library Association, P.O. Box 186, Roxbury, New York
12474-0186.

The RLA is devoted to enriching the lives of Roxbury and neighboring
community children by nurturing an early love of reading and learning.

November 2015 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Potluck Luncheon

The Roxbury Library Association will open the 2015-2016 RLA Tuesday Forum
season with a potluck luncheon and program planning session at the Roxbury
Library on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. . RLA Tuesday Forum
Coordinator Susan Whittenburg cordially requests that each attendee bring
a dish to pass, as well as a place setting.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday
Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the November 10, 2015, potluck luncheon and about
upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please
contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk
Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

2014 Roxbury Library Association Annual Holiday Bazaar

On Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Roxbury
Library Association will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Roxbury
Library. The RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar will offer holiday shoppers the
opportunity to purchase delicious bake sale items and quality RLA
Thrift Shoppe merchandise, Irma Mae Griffin’s HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF
ROXBURY, and 2014 RLA “Patriot” quilt raffle tickets at $1.00 per ticket
or at $5.00 for 6 tickets.

Santa will be visiting the Roxbury Library from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon with
holiday gifts for the children of Roxbury and neighboring communities.

The RLA quilt raffle drawing for the 2014 RLA “Patriot” quilt,
expertly handcrafted by the Roxbury Library Quilters, will take place at
1:30 p.m., directly following the 2014 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For further information about the 2014 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar,
please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library
Clerk Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

The RLA Thrift Shoppe Volunteer Staff and the Roxbury Library Staff
welcome donations of new or gently used gift items to the 2014 RLA Annual
Holiday Bazaar.

November 2014 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program

For the November 2014 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum program,
Longyear Gallery artists Nat Thomas and Susan Whittenburg will offer a
collage workshop at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
at the Roxbury Library. The workshop leaders cordially request that all
RLA Tuesday Forum attendees bring photographs and small memorabilia
suitable for collage assembly.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday
Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the November 11th RLA Tuesday Forum program and about
upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please
contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk
Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

October 2014 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Program on a Wednesday

For the October 2014 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum program,
the RLA will offer a tour of the New York Power Authority’s Lansing Manor
at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator
Julia A. Menne cordially requests that all RLA Tuesday Forum attendees
meet in the Roxbury Library parking lot at 12:30 p.m. for carpool
transport to Lansing Manor.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday
Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the October 8th RLA Tuesday Forum program and about
upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please
contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk
Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

September 2014 Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum Potluck Luncheon

The Roxbury Library Association will open the 2014-2015 RLA Tuesday Forum
season with a potluck luncheon at the Roxbury Library on Tuesday,
September 9, 2014, at 12:00 noon. RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Julia A.
Menne cordially requests that each attendee bring a dish to pass, as well
as a place setting.

The Roxbury Library Association welcomes the public to all RLA Tuesday
Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, which are free of charge.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For details about the September 9, 2014, potluck luncheon and about
upcoming RLA Tuesday Forum programs, activities, and gatherings, please
contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk
Helen Faraci at (607)-326-7901.

July 2014 Roxbury Library Association Summer Reading Program

The July 2014 Roxbury Library Association Summer Reading Program at the
Roxbury Library will focus on the NYS 2014 themes “Fizz! Boom! Read!” for
grades K-4 and “SPARK a Reaction” for grades 5-7 and will run from
Tuesday, July 8th, through Thursday, July 31st. The 2014 RLA SRP will
offer themed reading and craft activities, along with refreshments, to all
SRP participants: Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. for grades K-2;
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., for grades 3-4; and Thursdays, 9:30
a.m.-10:30 a.m., for grades 5-7.

To register for the July 2014 RLA SRP, please contact RLA 2014 SRP
Coordinator Carol L. Meckes at (607)-326-2897.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly
opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.