Beat the Winter Blues

Here’s a list of items you can take out from the 4-County system that can help get through the winter.
Beat the Winter Blues

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What was your favorite book of 2018?

It’s time for our 2nd annual list of favorite reads from this past year (does not have to be newly published). Send an email with your selection (title, author and an optional brief review) to Put “Favorite Book” in the subject line. Paper forms are also available at the Library. Please submit by January 26th. The list will be published in the February Newsletter and on the web site.

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Holiday Raffle

Holiday Basket Raffle
We are holding a raffle for four holiday baskets at the library.
Tons of goodies in each basket.
There are three adult baskets, and one children’s basket.
Stop in and purchase your ticket(s) today!
$1.00 per ticket, or 6 for $5.00
The drawing will be on December 18 at 1 PM.

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Crafter’s Circle

For anyone interested in the crafter’s circle, we held our first group session on October 30 and worked on crochet projects as well as learning to crochet different stitches and patterns.

For instance, we shared this pattern Ripple Granny Square Blanket

And worked on granny squares, which, regretfully I’m a bit rusty on that pattern, so here is a youtube video which will show you how, if you are interested in learning, this is a great pattern for beginners.

How To Crochet a Granny Square

We will work on other projects and craft forms as we go, such as knitting, needlework, beading, making dream catchers, etc. all suggestions for crafts are gratefully appreciated.  And if you know a craft you would like to share, please tell us.

If you are interested in joining a crafter’s circle at the library, and can only attend in the evening, please let me know and I will work on scheduling another group.

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Home page buttons

Please see the buttons at the top of the page, we have several pages with information pertaining to the library and surrounding community.

On our survey page we have a few surveys where we would love to hear from you about how you feel about the library and anything you would like to see, or changes you feel need to be made.  Please check them out, we appreciate all responses.

Soon to be updated is the Battle of the books page, stay tuned for updates.

The Board of Trustees meeting minutes are posted each month for community review, if you would like to check out what is discussed at the meeting and how things are moving with the new library, check out the minutes.

Stop by often as we try to keep the page updated, and if you think anything should be changed or added on the website and/or Facebook page, please let us know, either personally or through the anonymous survey.

Have a great day!


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Education games available on the computers at the library!

We now have access to free education games at the library on our patron PCs.  Stop in with your children and check it out.  Check out to see what is available.

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Did you know?

Did you know? Worcester-Schenevus library offers many items for our patrons to borrow . We have DVDs/Blueray movies available to borrow as well as Audiobooks and music CDs.

DVDs/Bluerays are available to borrow 5 per patron for 7 days at a time. If you don’t have a library card, please stop in and register for one today.

Once you have a library card, you can go onto and search for any books/CDs/DVDs/audiobooks which are available throughout the entire Four County library system. Place a hold on these items online, or call us at the library and we can assist you with holds. All holds you place will be delivered to the Worcester-Schenevus Library were you can pick them up for your convenience.

We have computers available to all who need to use them, you don’t need a library card for the use of the computers. Also available is a fax machine, scanner/copier.

If there is an item you cannot find on the Four County Library system website, give us a call or email and let us know, we will be happy to find the item for you, and even place an order for it to be available.

For all questions, suggestions, etc. e-mail us at or or give us a call at 607-397-7309.

Hope to see or talk to you soon!

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Applebee’s Bookworm Club

Applebee’s Restaurant offers a great incentive for children under ten years of age.  Read ten books get a free kids meal (dining in only).  Stop by the library and pick up a bookmark to take advantage of this incentive.

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New Page

Check out the new Links/Info page for all community websites and services/shops websites.  Lots of info included.

Please contact me at if you feel anything else should be added.

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Worcester Town Pool

The Worcester Town Pool will open Monday June 18th 2018 at 12 noon.
Adult lap swim is every day from 5 – 6 pm

Swimming lessons are offered for children 4 and older, Monday-Friday.
Lessons are broken up into 6 different levels:
Level 1 (11:30-12:00): Introduction to Water Skills (4-5 yr olds)
Level 2 (11-11:30): Fundamental Aquatic Skills (5-6 yr olds)
Level 3 (10:30-11) Stroke Development (6-8 yr olds)
Level 4 (10-10:30):Stroke Improvement
Level 5 (9:30-10:00) Stroke Refinement
Level 6 (9-9:30) Swimming and Skill Proficiency

You may sign your child up for one, two, or three sessions. Each session runs for 2 weeks. At the end of every session there will be a swim test to see if your child has developed the skills to move up a level. The session dates are:
Session 1: July 2-13
Session 2: July 16-27
Session 3: July 30 – Aug. 10

Sign-ups for swimming lessons are Thursday June 21st and Thursday June 28th at 6 pm at the Pool. The cost for swimming lessons is $5 per session.

Come join us and allow your child to learn a life skill!
Instructor: Adam Baker

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