Wednesday, April 16, 2014

From Camera To Computer class Saturday, April 19th, at 1pm

If you are interested in learning how to transfer photos from your camera to your computer, this class is for you!
Please bring your laptop (if you have one), your camera and cord, as well as a blank CD on which to save your pictures.
Pre-registration is required. Please contact us at (518) 853-3016

Friday, April 11, 2014

Solid Chocolate Bunnies $4

Once again, our generous local Lion's Club has donated a case of their solid milk chocolate Easter bunnies to the library. Please send your Easter bunny here to shop and support your library!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Building with Legos & Duplos over Spring Break!

On Friday, April 18, we will have two large totes of Legos and one of Duplos. Just remember to bring your imagination!

Friday, March 28, 2014

National Library Week April 14 - 18

Stop in to celebrate National Library Week with us from April 14 - 18 and sign up to win one of twenty books to be given away on Friday, April 18! See you soon!!

Friday, March 7, 2014

Stewart's Holiday Match program

The Frothingham Free Library located in Fonda would like to thank the Stewart's Holiday Match program for a very generous donation to our Summer Reading Program. Registration for the Summer Reading Program begins on June 23rd with programming beginning on June 30th. The library appreciates Stewart's dedication to children in our community!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Tax Forms

New York State and Federal tax forms and instruction booklets are in.

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.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Citizen Scientists Wanted

NASA is looking for Citizen Scientists to assist with their recently launched LADEE Mission to the Moon. 

Check here for new opportunities for students and citizen scientists to directly participate in expanding our knowledge of the Moon! If you have a telescope, you could be a part of NASA’s Meteoroid Impact Observation Program. No telescope? Then start counting meteors and report them to NASA, there’s even an app to assist you. Get involved today! Be a part of LADEE!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Parent Today newletter

Are you signed up for Parent Today? This free, bimonthly email newsletter bridges families and the classroom with research-based information presented in an award-winning, easy-to-follow format. The latest issue came out today, Constitution Day, which Parent Today subscribers are learning more about, as well as what APPR means for their child, social media safety and solving the healthy lunch dilemma.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Thank you to Miss Fulton County, Katelynn Smith, and Miss Fulton County's Outstanding Teen, Emily Oertel, who presented a special Prince & Princess Story Hour at the library on Tuesday, August 20th!

Friday, August 16, 2013

The Frothingham Free Library in Fonda would like to congratulate the 171 children who participated in the summer reading program and set a new library record by reading 2775 books.

The eight-week program "Dig Into Reading" concluded with an awards party featuring Pip Squeaks The Clown on Wednesday, August 14. 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, Applebees, Stewart's Shops, Taco Bell and Price Chopper. Thank you to the Museum of Innovation and Science for the children's tickets to their dinosaur exhibit. We would also 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 Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, a Fulton-Montgomery Arts Grant which was made possible by the New York State Legislature and is administered by Saratoga Arts, the Mohawk Valley Library System, GE Volunteers: A Global Organization of General Electric Volunteers, Stewart's Holiday Match, WGY Christmas Wish, Children's Aid Association, Wal-Mart Community Giving, The Lions Club and The Frothingham Free Library.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Crocodiles and a Castle

Summer Reading Program participants made crocodiles and built a castle out of cereal and oatmeal boxes brought in by the participants.
The cereal and oatmeal was then donated to the Haven of Hope Ecumenical Food Pantry!