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Wadhams Free Library

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763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
518-962-8717 http://www.wadhamsfreelibrary.org/

September 2013

Back Home in Wadhams 1812 (Lecture by LaForest)

September 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

Wadhams Free Library, Wadhams, NY BACK HOME IN WADHAMS 1812 - Shirley LaForest - Sept. 18th, 7:30pm Join us for the first lecture of our fall series on Wednesday, September 18th.Shirley LaForest, Essex Town Historian will speak on "Back Home in Wadhams 1812", an illustrated presentation on how the local home front fared during the War of 1812. Shirley LaForest's talks are community favorites, imbued as they are with her deep knowledge of Essex and its history. The lecture is FREE…

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October 2013

Springtime on the North Island of New Zealand

October 2, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
Free

Michelle and Lenny Zelkowitz of Elizabethtown will present a video documenting their 2012 trip to New Zealand at the Wadhams Free Library.  Michelle has a Masters in Photography and recently exhibited her work at the Westport Heritage House.

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November 2013

Wadhams Libary Lecture: New York State of Health

November 20, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

WEDNESDAYS IN WADHAMS LECTURE SERIES: New York State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace Jill Rock, Education & Outreach Specialist from Adirondack Health Institute Wednesday, November 20th at 7:30pm Under the Affordable Care Act (also known as "Obamacare") States were to set up marketplaces, or exchanges, to allow consumers to compare a range of health plans online that meet the standards of the law, apply for subsidies and pick the best policy for their needs. Open enrollment began on…

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December 2013

Wadhams Lecture Series: Modern Day Lighthouse Keepers

December 4, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

Learn about Modern Day Lighthouse Keepers with Lynne Macco & Tim Mount on Wednesday, December 4th at 7:30pm at the Wadhams Library. (Photo credit: Odalaigh) The Wadhams Free Library announces the next lecture in their series: "Modern Day Lighthouse Keepers" presented by Lynne Macco & Tim Mount on Wednesday, December 4th at 7:30pm. Lynne Macco and Tim Mount carry on the tradition of lighthouse keepers around the world. They have volunteered with not-for-profit groups, which keep the original beacons lit, and will present…

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Wadhams Lecture Series: Managing Your Mortgage

December 11, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

Learn about "Managing Your Mortgage" with Michelle Bashaw on Wednesday, December 11th at 7:30pm at the Wadhams Free Library. The Wadhams Free Library announces the next lecture in their series: "Managing Your Mortgage" presented by Michelle Bashaw on Wednesday, December 11th at 7:30pm. Michelle Brashaw, administrator of a mortgage default prevention program with the Housing Assistance Program of Essex County, will explain how to best manage your mortgage. (Wadhams Free Library) As with all of the library’s Wednesday lectures this event is free and open to the…

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January 2014

Wadhams Lecture Series: Milman Parry and Oral Culture

January 8, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

Learn about the history and genius of Milman Parry with Colin Wells on Wednesday, January 8th, at 7:30pm at the Wadhams Free Library. The Wadhams Free Library announces the next lecture in their series: "The Memory of Song: The Short Life, Mysterious Death, and Revolutionary Genius of Milman Parry" presented by Colin Wells on Wednesday, January 8th, at 7:30pm. About Milman Parry Harvard classical scholar Milman Parry died of an accidental gunshot wound in 1935 at the age of only…

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February 2014

Wadhams Library Event: Mural Making as Community Building

February 5, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

Upcoming event in Wadhams at the Library: Mural Making as Community Building With Susan Shanley, Linda Smyth, Steven Engelhart and Lemon Healy Wednesday FEBRUARY 5th at 7:30 pm In March 2013, twelve volunteers from all over the United States--including four from the Adirondacks-- traveled to Chimo, Mexico, a small fishing village on the Pacific coast, to create a series of colorful outdoor murals celebrating the rich and diverse marine life of the region. Led by muralists Susan Shanley from Saratoga Springs and Linda Smyth from Port…

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Wadhams Library: Exploring the Adriatic with Nina Mattea

February 26, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

Exploring the Adriatic with Nina Matteau - Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 7:30pm Tired of dreary winter days? Come escape the cold and relive Nina Matteau's month long journey around the beautiful Adriatic to the countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia- Herzegovina and Southern Italy during balmy 80-degree September days. Enjoy the scenery, quirks/oddities, politics and beauty of three former countries of Yugoslavia and unexplored regions of Italy. Do you know where to find organic water buffalo-mozzarella cheese-making farm that plays classical music…

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March 2014

Natural Vitality Stress Relief with Brian Trzaskos at Wadhams Library

March 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

Natural Vitality Stress Relief with Brian Trzaskos - Wednesday, March 12 Learn why there is no definition of stress that experts can agree on. Discover the #1 stress relieving technique (hint: you already do it all the time... likely incorrectly) Be introduced to an ancient Chinese secret that experts are saying "could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life.” The event is free and open to the public! For more information, download the Lecture Poster.

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April 2014

The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever (4-Part Series)

April 9, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
Free

WEDNESDAYS IN WADHAMS 7:30 p.m. at the Wadhams Library The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever.  A 4-Part Series of Illustrated Talks by Westport author Colin Wells, based on his current book project. Mud season got you down? Looking to expand your horizons? Wadhams Free Library has the answer! Wednesdays in Wadhams: Mud Season Edition presents the first annual Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lectures. Oral Culture and Early Writing Systems - April 9 In this introductory lecture…

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The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever (4-Part Series)

April 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
Free

WEDNESDAYS IN WADHAMS 7:30 p.m. at the Wadhams Library The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever.  A 4-Part Series of Illustrated Talks by Westport author Colin Wells, based on his current book project. Mud season got you down? Looking to expand your horizons? Wadhams Free Library has the answer! Wednesdays in Wadhams: Mud Season Edition presents the first annual Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lectures. Oral Culture and Early Writing Systems - April 9 In this introductory lecture…

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The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever (4-Part Series)

April 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
Free

WEDNESDAYS IN WADHAMS 7:30 p.m. at the Wadhams Library The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever.  A 4-Part Series of Illustrated Talks by Westport author Colin Wells, based on his current book project. Mud season got you down? Looking to expand your horizons? Wadhams Free Library has the answer! Wednesdays in Wadhams: Mud Season Edition presents the first annual Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lectures. Oral Culture and Early Writing Systems - April 9 In this introductory lecture…

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The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever (4-Part Series)

April 30, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
Free

WEDNESDAYS IN WADHAMS 7:30 p.m. at the Wadhams Library The Alphabet Revolution: How A Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever.  A 4-Part Series of Illustrated Talks by Westport author Colin Wells, based on his current book project. Mud season got you down? Looking to expand your horizons? Wadhams Free Library has the answer! Wednesdays in Wadhams: Mud Season Edition presents the first annual Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lectures. Oral Culture and Early Writing Systems - April 9 In this introductory lecture…

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May 2014

Wadhams Library Lecture: Mural Making as Community Building

May 21, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States

WEDNESDAYS IN WADHAMS LECTURE SERIES | 7:30pm at the Wadhams Library The lectures are free and open to the public. Mural Making as Community Building - May 21 In March 2013, twelve volunteers from all over the United States-including four from the Adirondacks-traveled to Chimo, Mexico to work with with local children on a series of colorful outdoor murals. Muralists Susan Shanley from Saratoga Springs and Linda Smyth from Port Henry, who led the group, will be joined in this…

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November 2014

How to Get Health Insurance: Adirondack Health Institute

November 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
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Need Health Insurance? Have Questions? come by the Wadhams Free Library  Short presentation followed by a Q&A session Stewart’s gift cards will be raffled Refreshments and giveaways will be provided Did you know… Medicaid expanded income guidelines. You may now be eligible Did you know… Children can enroll in Child Health Plus regardless of family income Did you know… Child Health Plus covers checkups, immunizations, eye exams and more that are needed to participate in sports and classroom activities Did…

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March 2015

Some Sites, Sights and Sounds of Northern India and Nepal

March 18, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
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"Some Sites, Sights and Sounds of Northern India and Nepal" presented by Mary Bell & Jim Kinley

The next event in the Wednesdays in Wadhams Lecture Series is "Some Sites, Sights and Sounds of Northern India and Nepal" presented by Mary Bell & Jim Kinley. It will take place on Wednesday, March 18th at 7:30pm at the Wadhams Free Library. The lecture is free and open to the public. Willsboro residents Mary Bell & Jim Kinley followed a long time interest in things subcontinental to travel to India and Nepal last November. Their visit included stops in Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, and Kathmandu among other…

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April 2015

Wadhams Free Library Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lecture: The Gutenberg Universe with Colin Wells

April 15, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
Free

The Wadhams Free Library announces the Second Annual Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lectures on Wednesday April 15th  The Gutenberg Universe and April 29th at 7:30pm New Voices for a New Age. Last year Westport writer Colin Wells inaugurated this series with "The Alphabet Revolution," about the impact of alphabetic writing in ancient times. This year he follows the story into the modern age, focusing on how print technology ushered in the era of mass communication. The first Lecture "The Gutenberg Universe" will take place…

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Wadhams Free Library Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lecture: Voices for a New Age with Colin Wells

April 29, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
Free

The Wadhams Free Library announces the Second Annual Muddy Fuddy Duddy Lectures on Wednesday April 15th  The Gutenberg Universe and April 29th at 7:30pm New Voices for a New Age. Last year Westport writer Colin Wells inaugurated this series with "The Alphabet Revolution," about the impact of alphabetic writing in ancient times. This year he follows the story into the modern age, focusing on how print technology ushered in the era of mass communication. The second Lecture "Voices for a New Age" will take…

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September 2015

100 Years of Travel and Entertainment

September 23, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
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Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
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100 Years of Travel & Entertainment

The Wadhams Free Library presents "100 Years of Travel and Entertainment" an illustrated talk by Shirley LaForest on Wednesday, September 23rd at 7:30pm. Using diaries, letters, interviews and photos Shirley LaForest will illustrate the changes in how the local folks traveled and what they did for entertainment between 1840 & 1940. The event is free and open to the public. If you have questions call 518.962.8717.

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February 2016

427,172 Steps – Walking The Way – A 207 Mile Journey in France

February 25, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
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Please join us for an evening of 427,127 Steps Walking the Way - A 207 mile journey in France right in Westport, NY at the Wadhams Free Library, Thursday, February, 25 - 7:30 pm. Michelle and Chris Maron celebrated the occasion of Michelle's 1/2 century by "Walking the Way." In September 2015 they walked, trekked, hiked 207 miles in 27 days from Le Puy to Cahors, France and experienced the amazing landscape, sites, sounds, people and cuisine along the way.…

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May 2019

Spirit Sanctuary Talk

May 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wadhams Free Library, 763 NYS Route 22
Wadhams, NY 12993 United States
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SPIRIT SANCTUARY Conservation Burial Ground: So our passing helps assure safe passage for wildlife in Split Rock Wildway and beyond. Learn more during a talk at the Wadhams Library at 7 PM on May 8. Rewilding Earth editor John Davis will give an overview of Split Rock Wildway and Spirit Sanctuary’s place in it. Champlain Area Trails Executive Director Chris Maron will discuss conservation bequests and CATS role in Spirit Sanctuary. Death Doula Michelle Acciavatti will explain green burials and…

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