The City of Ember

Alternative Gardening Part 1
@ Philmont Library

Wednesday, February 22, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension joins us for inside planting in a garden wall using alternative soil and light.

Incredible Insects
@ Claverack Library

Wednesday, March 8, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Mud Creek Environmental Educational Center joins us for an evening of environmental fun.

Would you want a caterpillar for a pet? Maybe a grasshopper? Explore insects and their habitat.

Up-Cycling Sweaters into Hats
@ Philmont Library

Saturday, March 11, 12:00 -1:00 PM

Sweaters have holes? Don’t throw it away, make it into something new! We’ll turn old sweaters into new winter hats. (if you don’t have a sweater, we’ll have one for you).

Po-tay-to, po-tah-to, battery?
@ Claverack Library

Wednesday, March 15, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

What exciting things can we use to conduct electricity? How can we store it? This week we’ll use tubers to conduct energy!.

 Garden Markers
@ Philmont Library

Friday, March 17, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Up-cycle cork stoppers into garden markers! Make your garden a creative delight

Coffee Bag Wallets
@ Claverack Library

Saturday, March 18, 8:30 – 10:00 AM

Reuse and up-cycle coffee bags! Make a unique wallet to give or keep. We’ll have a variety of coffee bags for you to choose from. (Parents: Sewing help appreciated and Parents/Family/Friends are welcome to attend) For ages 8 and up.

Secret Messages
@ Claverack Library

Wednesday, March 22, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Special Guest Reader! Create secret codes and send messages to your friends! Join us for reading and messaging fun!

 Alternative Gardening Part 2
@ Philmont Library

Wednesday, March 29, 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Come on over and see how our garden grew!
Enjoy a tasty snack.

Messaging Fun
@ Claverack Library

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Join us for messaging games,
how easy is it to relay a message?

Movies! Prizes! and More!
@ AB Shaw Firehouse

Friday, March 31, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

Join us for the movie, City of Ember, we’ll draw raffle prizes and enjoy tasty treats.



Every time you attend a library event, whether at the Claverack or the Philmont Library, you will be able to put your name in a raffle to win one of three prizes!

The first raffle prize is the four book set of The People of Sparks, the second raffle is the graphic novel, City of Ember and third prize will be the Movie: City of Ember.

If you attend one event, then you put in one ticket, if you attend two programs you will have two tickets in the raffle, if you attend all ten programs, you will have 10 chances to win a prize!
And the fun doesn’t stop there, students that attend at least three of Claverack Library programs will receive a free book from the People of Sparks quartet! See Thea for more details!