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A Terrific Market Day! Thank you to workers, donors, & shoppers!

The Spring 2018 Market Day was a huge success! The weather was outstanding and the bargains were many! The new purple Friends of Poestenkill Library tote bags could be seen everywhere as people filled them with books. Beautiful raffle baskets were on display and the Bake Sale goodies on the porch sold quickly. Gardeners were thrilled with the wonderful selection of plants to add to their gardens.

Here are the results of the sale & the raffle winners!
Dessert Raffle $485.00
Baskets Raffle $391.00
Bake Sale $671.55
Plants $811.00
Books $676.00
Food $129.50
50/50 $72.00
Cookbooks $27.00
Total $3,263.05

Dessert of the Month Raffle Winner – Barbara C
Teen Mystery – Burton
Adult Mystery – Linda W
Father’s Day – Scott M
Birds – Mary D
Movies – Jeanette C
Tea Time – Jeanette C
Soup & Sandwich – Judy K
Picnic – Jill G
Garden – Susan K

Thank you all for your support!!!

We’re open! Power is back on as of 2:30!

Library closed today, 5/8/18, – no power.

There is some sort of an emergency happening in East Poestenkill and the power has been knocked out in the center of the town. National Grid cannot give an estimate of repair time until it the problem is determined.

At this point, the library will be closed for the day. Please check back to see if we are able to open for the evening hours.

Story Hour on 5/4 & Market Day on 5/5!


The Averill Park Central School District’s freshman class is holding a Community Service Day on 5/4. As a service to Poestenkill Library, a few of them will be doing story hour on Friday at 10am. Please bring your preschooler and support this great day of service.

The Friends of Poestenkill Library’s Spring Market Day is Saturday, May 5th from 9am to 1pm. Bake sale, plant sale, and book/CD/DVD sale all in one location. Books are $5.00 per bagful, bring your own bag. Or for $5.00 you can purchase a beautiful, new, purple Friends of the Poestenkill Library bag and fill it for free. Wonderful themed gift baskets will be raffled off and the big drawing for the Dessert of the Month Raffle will be held at 1pm. Tickets for the gift basket raffle are $2.00 each or 3/$5.00. The raffle tickets for the Dessert of the Month are $15.00, which will give you a wonderful freshly-baked dessert each month of the year. All these items make great Mother’s Day gifts!!

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