Non-Traditional Economic Development
Dec
5
7:30 PM19:30

Non-Traditional Economic Development

Non-Traditional Economic Development

Jeff Allott, co-founder of General Composites and Solace Cycles

… a glimpse inside one person’s attempts to redirect rural decline

inside the Adirondack Park

 

Wednesday, December 5 - 7:30 p.m. 

 

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“Struggling small towns on the fringe of the High Peaks, appropriate economic development inside the Park, and bikes tend to be the common threads of late for me.” Jeff will talk about his experiences with hi-tech manufacturing, his new enterprise designing and building advanced mountain bikes, and his efforts to foster sustainable communities. And he’ll welcome questions and ideas from the audience.

free and open to the public

call with any questions   518-962-8717   wadhamsfreelibrary.org

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Young Farmers Today; What's Going On?
Nov
28
7:30 PM19:30

Young Farmers Today; What's Going On?

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  Young Farmers Today: What’s Going On?

What is the work of the National Young Farmers Coalition? What’s going on in the Farm Bill? What’s the latest with land trust and farmland issues? Holly will tell us how the NYFC helps address the challenges facing young farmers. (Holly is also the ice cream wizard of Farmers Cone Creamery.)

free and open to the public

call with any questions   518-962-8717   wadhamsfreelibrary.org

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A Sourdough Waffle and Frittata Extravaganza
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

A Sourdough Waffle and Frittata Extravaganza

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Wadhams Free Library and Dogwood Bread Company

present

A SOURDOUGH WAFFLE AND FRITTATA EXTRAVAGANZA

Come out and Support the Library and enjoy spectacular sourdough waffles, hearty fritattas, fruit salad and tempting desserts, coffee, tea and juice

Suggested donation $12 adults / $6 twelve and under to benefit the Library

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Advanced Directives and Financial Planning
Oct
17
7:30 PM19:30

Advanced Directives and Financial Planning

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Advanced Directives and Financial Planning

a lecture by Danielle Hance, Education Specialist from the Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative.

Danielle will review the various elements of advance planning, such as wills, advance directives, and powers of attorney. She will describe how to go about setting them up, and tell us why it’s important to think about them early.

Wednesday in Wadhams Lecture

free and open to the public

call with any questions   518-962-8717   wadhamsfreelibrary.org

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Strawberry Festival
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

Strawberry Festival

Wadhams Strawberry Festival

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Sunday, June 17

11 am - 3 pm

Wadhams Church Hall

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Delicious strawberry shortcakes!

 

bake sale - yard sale

kid's games and crafts

face painting - story booth

Wadhams Volunteer Fire Company  

Boquet River Duck Derby

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What's Up in Wadhams and Westport
May
30
7:30 PM19:30

What's Up in Wadhams and Westport

What's Up in Wadhams and Westport

an informal panel discussion

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Ike Tyler - Westport Town Supervisor

Deirdre Forcier - Westport Chamber of Commerce

Chris Maron - Beautiful Westport Committee

 

your questions, comments, and ideas

will be welcomed

free and open to the public

call with any questions:     518-962-8717     info@wadhamsfreelibrary.org

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Memory Palaces, Oral Cultures, and the Earliest Writing
May
16
7:30 PM19:30

Memory Palaces, Oral Cultures, and the Earliest Writing

Memory Palaces, Oral Cultures, and the Earliest Writing

an illustrated talk by Colin Wells

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What do Stonehenge, Easter Island, and Chaco Canyon have

in common with geometric designs on ancient Celtic jewelry? How do people in oral cultures hold everything in their heads?

And what the heck is the Dwarfie Stane? Westport writer Colin Wells has given several talks at the Library based on his current book project, The Alphabet Revolution: How a Humble Writing System Changed Everything Forever. In this latest installment, he'll discuss an exciting new theory about oral culture and connect it to the earliest writing systems.

free and open to the public

call with any questions   518-962-8717   wadhamsfreelibrary.org

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Making MakeBoro
May
2
7:30 PM19:30

Making MakeBoro

Making MakeBoro

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Makers Guild Inc. and The Nature Conservancy will talk about the significance of their collaborative partnership and share information about the MakeBoro Center for Arts + Innovation – a community makerspace project in the works at the old IGA in Willsboro.  makersguildinc.org

 

Beverly Eichenlaub is a founding member and board president of Makers Guild Inc.  Chris Jage is the Land Protection Manager for the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, with 18 years of experience protecting land in New York and New Jersey.

free and open to the public

call with any questions   518-962-8717  info@wadhamsfreelibrary.org

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The View from Down Under
Apr
25
7:30 PM19:30

The View from Down Under

The View from Down Under

Juleigh is a life-long advocate of creatures large, small,

and in-between, including those living in and under water. In 2016, she made a once-in-a-lifetime trip to dive in the waters of Indonesia. It was such an incredible experience that when the opportunity arose to return to the tiny island of Wakatobi in March of 2018, she made it a twice-in-a-life-time trip. Juleigh will share a bit of the local culture, how Wakatobi came to be, and the beauty of life in the deep.

free and open to the public

call with any questions   518-962-8717   infor@wadhamsfreelibrary.orgrary.org

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