Monday, January 12, 2015

Learn to Crochet a Hat at the Library

Our winter craft group will learn how to crochet a hat on Saturday, January 24 at 11:00 AM (weather permitting).  Crafters will need a Letter G or K crochet hook and a skein of yarn such as Red Heart brand.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Annual Meeting, Tuesday, January 13, at 7pm

The public is invited to attend our Annual Meeting, Tuesday, January 13, at 7pm. The meeting is held at the library at 28 W. Main St., Fonda.
Reminder: Winter Readathon sponsor sheets are due back by January 26th! Just stop in the library if you need a sponsor sheet! Happy Reading!

Friday, December 26, 2014

Winter Readathon for ages 1-100 begins Monday, December 29th!

Our annual Winter Readathon for ages 1-100 begins Monday, December 29th, and runs through Friday, January 23rd. Forms for the Readathon are available at the library and will also be available at our Children's Holiday Concert with Gary Van Slyke on December 29th!
This is a great way to encourage reading. Each participant that reads 4 books will receive a new book.
The top readers in the following categories: ages 1-6, 7-13, 14-18, 19-100 will each receive a 5-book gift set!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Just a reminder that we may close the library in poor weather conditions for the safety of our staff. Please feel free to call ahead and check with us before leaving your home.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Thank you!!

Thank you to all who helped with our craft fair. Thank you to the bakers, soup makers, volunteers, vendors & craft fair attendees. Thank you to Saint Cecilia's Parish for the use of your hall.
Your generosity supports programming, building expenses & new books!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Thank You!!


To everyone who made the Frothingham Free Library’s 6th Annual Taste of Chocolate a successThank you to all the basket donors, bakers, musicians, volunteers, ticket purchasers and event attendees.

Thank you to Saint Cecilia’s Parish for the use of your church hall. Thank you to our sponsors – Fage, Thomas Persse Insurance Agency, Nancy Langdon-State Farm, Ruth Burke, Stewart’s Shops, Walmart, Culligan and Price Chopper.

Your generous support allows us to offer new books, eBooks, and programing.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Congratulations and Thank you

Congratulations to the 176 children who participated in our summer reading program! You set a new library record by reading 3175 books!
The eight week program- Fizz, Boom, Read! concluded with an awards party featuring Pip Squeaks The Clown on Wednesday, August 20th. Children who were unable to attend the awards party may stop by the library for their certificates and awards.
The library would like to thank the following businesses for their generous prize and awards donations: McDonalds, Applebee's, Stewart's Shops, Taco Bell, Price Chopper, and Dollar General. Thank you to the Museum of Innovation and Science for the children's tickets to the Grossology exhibit. We would like to thank the many members of our community who volunteered their time for programs and who donated prizes.
The summer reading program was funded by New York State Library's Family Literacy Library Services grant program, Saratoga Arts through its Fulton-Montgomery Arts grants, which is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Mohawk Valley Library System, GE Volunteers, Stewart's Holiday Match, WGY Christmas Wish, the Montgomery County Youth Bureau, Children's Aid Association, Walmart Community Giving, The Lion's Club, and the Frothingham Free Library.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Don't forget how easy it is to download our Audiobooks and eBooks! These can be downloaded to your computer, mobile device or eBook reader, 24/7, anytime, anywhere you have wifi!

It's a perfect fit for summer; headed to the beach and need a book? Check us out!

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Magazines Available on Loan

Did you know the library has current magazines that we lend out: Bon Appetit, Details, Entertainment Weekly, Empire State Mason, National Geographic, Popular Mechanics, Parents, Seventeen, Teen Vogue, Sports' Illustrated, Sports' Illustrated Kids,  Smithsonian, The Philadelphia Trumpet, Wired, and The Volunteer Firefighter!

You are also welcome to come in, relax, and read!

Friday, May 9, 2014

Recycle used ink cartidges and cell phones

Please don't forget we accept used ink cartridges and cell phones for recycling. Just turn your old items in at our desk; we'll recycle it for you!

Friday, November 15, 2013

Thank you to the families of Mr. & Mrs. J. Vincent Jowett and Anthony Aversa for the memorial donations to the library. This year we were able to paint shelves and trim as well as purchase a nice area rug for in front of our check out counter.