Potsdam library to offer educational workshops and group meetings this month
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:04 am

POTSDAM – The Potsdam Public Library has a variety of events scheduled over the next couple weeks.

The Alzheimer’s Association will present “Know The 10 Signs” on Monday, Feb. 12, from 1-2 p.m. in the village community room. This program will discuss the warning signs of Alzheimer’s, what to do if you see the signs in yourself or someone you love, getting a diagnosis and medication options. Call 315-621-4025 ext. 100 to register.

The St. Lawrence Area Poets (SLAP) Open Poetry Reading will be held Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the main reading room. Local writers can share their own poetry or hear the original compositions of local poets. For more information, email [email protected].

The Noon Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month on Wednesday, Feb. 14, from noon-2 p.m. in the village community room. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, the noon club will discuss “Think for Yourself” by Rupert Metzroth. For more information, email [email protected].

After Work Book Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month. The group will discuss “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry” by Fredrik Backman on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 6:30-8 p.m. in the main reading room. For more information, email [email protected].

All of the tech programs listed below are held in the Cleveland Computer Center, located in the basement of the Potsdam Public Library. Registration is required for all tech programs listed below by email or phone at [email protected] or call 315-265-7230.

The library’s children’s programs are run and/or organized by children’s librarian Rebecca Donnelly. The programs are held in the mezzanine, the upstairs play space located at the back of the library. For more information email [email protected] or call 315-265-7230.

The latest addition to the children’s program roster is the Midwinter Break Mini Camp, Monday-Thursday, Feb. 19-22, from 1-3 p.m. The program is a chilly version of the library’s summer reading camps, and features four afternoons of stories, crafts, and activities for kids in grades 1-3. Registration required.