CANCELLED – Introduction to Meditation

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When: October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

Learn how to “make friends with your mind” as the Fort Plain Free Library hosts an introductory course in meditation for adults and youths aged 16 and up. Fort Plain resident Harold Rolls, a Tibetan Buddhist monk who was based at Pullahari, Nepal, for over 20 years, will facilitate the ecumenical program that’s initially slated for three consecutive Tuesdays. Rolls, … Read More

Kids’ Holiday Sewing Workshop

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When: December 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

  The Fort Plain Free Library will host free children’s holiday-themed sewing workshops for children aged eight to 13 (please see note below) led by retired Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Pamela Boynton. During the classes, participants will  hand stitch decorative buttons onto small fabric pouches. During the October 22nd class, they will create tiny jack o’lanterns. During Dec. 14th … Read More

Kids’ Holiday Sewing Workshop

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When: October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

  The Fort Plain Free Library will host free children’s holiday-themed sewing workshops for children aged eight to 13 (please see note below) led by retired Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Pamela Boynton. During the classes, participants will  hand stitch decorative buttons onto small fabric pouches. During the October 22nd class, they will create tiny jack o’lanterns. During Dec. 14th … Read More

Travelogue Series: Israel, Jordan and Egypt

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When: November 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

Retired educator Eunice Bollen will take participants on a virtual tour of her trip to Israel, Jordan and Egypt. Her presentation will include photographs, stories, and impressions about the unique things she saw and experienced during a specialty cruise to small ports and other out-of-the-way places. More than a sightseeing tour, the cruise allowed passengers to immerse themselves in local culture. Refreshments … Read More

Travelogue Series: From Copenhagen to Paris

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When: October 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

Retired educator Eunice Bollen will take participants on a virtual tour of a cruise trip from Copenhagen to Paris. Her presentation will include photographs, stories, and impressions about the unique things she saw and experienced during a specialty cruise to small ports and other out-of-the-way places. More than a sightseeing tour, the cruise allowed passengers to immerse themselves in local … Read More

Library Closed for Columbus Day

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When: October 11, 2021 all-day
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

The library is closed for Columbus Day.

Family Fun Day in Haslett Park!

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When: September 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Haslett Park, Corner of Willett and River streets, Fort Plain, NY 13339

Tackle a giant, family-oriented obstacle course and create sidewalk art in beautiful Haslett Park on Saturday, Sept. 28, as the Fort Plain Free Library, the Mohawk Valley Collective (MVC), Delnero Furniture, The Sportsman’s Den and D&D Pet Supply, the Valley Alliance Church Youth Group, Go Green, and Stewart’s Shops team up for a free Family Fun Day. Attractions include a … Read More

Town of Minden History Fair

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When: September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Haslett Park, corner of Willett and River Streets, Fort Plain, NY 13339

If local history piques your interest, please join us in Fort Plain’s beautiful Haslett Park for the Town of Minden History Fair! View exhibits, play with toys and games of the past, talk to collectors of local memorabilia, maps, photographs, artifacts, and more during this day-long event! Look for the tent! Among those represented will be the Fort Plain Museum, … Read More

Local History Round Table cancelled for tonight

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When: August 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

The Local History Round Table forum scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. Please join us for our next gathering on Wednesday, Sept. 18th. If local history interests you, please visit the Town of Minden History Fair in Fort Plain’s beautiful Haslett Park on Saturday, Sept. 21st!

Philo Café

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When: August 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

  Do you find yourself craving some hearty “food for thought”? Whet your appetite at the Fort Plain Free Library as the Philo Café serves up a veritable buffet of topics for discussion. The Philo Café is a respectful forum for people to share thoughts and ideas. Topics will be determined by those in attendance. Sometimes there will even be real … Read More