Guilderland Library Foundation’s 4th Annual Gala, a Feelin’ Groovy Celebration, is planned for Saturday, Sept. 28 at Albany Country Club, beginning at 6 p.m.
Attendees are welcome to come dressed in 1960s or 1970s-themed attire if desired. Chris Aldrich, former Guilderland Public Library Trustee and 2018 Upper Hudson Library System Trustee of the Year, and Susan Novotny, owner of the Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, will be honored.
Cash bar and silent auction begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner, honoree presentation and live auction starting at 7 p.m. Tickets for this fundraiser benefitting the library are $75 each, and the event is expected to sell out. To purchase tickets online via PayPal, please see the Guilderland Library Foundation Facebook page or www.guilderlandlibrary.org.
Checks made out to Guilderland Library Foundation may be mailed to: GLF, 2228 Western Avenue, Guilderland, NY 12084, Attention: Gala. For questions regarding honorary committee opportunities, auction item donations and tickets, please contact GLF President Steve Wacksman at [email protected], or GPL Director Tim Wiles at 518-456-2400 ext. 113.
Please note that the library will be closed Saturday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 2 for Labor Day weekend.
We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, Sept. 3: 9:30 a.m to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at the library on Tuesday, Sept. 3 from 1 to 6 p.m. Donors may pre-register for a specific time if desired at www.redcross.com. Walk-ins are always welcome.
Ever wonder what goes into creating a successful board game? Come find out! Local expert Peter McPherson will be here Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m. to describe how his new board game, Tiny Towns, evolved from a rough idea into a successful product with excellent reviews and ratings on both Boardgamegeek.com and Amazon. Tiny Towns is one of the 80 board games you can borrow from us, in addition to 11 lawn games.
— Luanne Nicholson