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Old Forge Library

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220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
315-369-6008 http://www.oldforgelibrary.org/

July 2018

Author’s Presentation: Finding True North at the Old Forge Library

July 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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Fran Yardley and her dog Merlin Author, Fran Yardley, will give a presentation on her newly released book, Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks, on Tuesday, July 17th, 7:30 p.m at the Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd. Yardley is a writer, actor, and nationally known storyteller and workshop leader. In 1968, Fran and Jay Yardley, a young couple with pioneering spirit, moved to a remote corner of the Adirondacks to revive the long-abandoned…

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Summer Writers Workshops at the Old Forge Library

July 18 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 8, 2018

Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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Mary Sanders Shartle The Old Forge Library's adult and young adult Writers Workshops will be held on five consecutive Wednesdays, from July 11 through August 8. The young adults will meet each week from 4-5:30 p.m., and adults from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.   The director of both workshops will be Mary Sanders Shartle. Mary Sanders Shartle is a poet, as well as a fiction and essay writer.  She was awarded a 2007 individual artist’s grant from the New York State Council of the Arts to complete her book, “The Truth and Legend of Lily Martindale”. …

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Writers Seminar Offered at the Old Forge Library

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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Nancy Pulling Best and Gary Van Riper Nancy Pulling Best and Gary Van Riper will lead a writers seminar "How to Write, Publish and Market Your Own Book" on Friday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Old Forge Library , 220 Crosby Blvd. This informative seminar is geared toward both writers and aspiring writers. Both Nancy and Gary are published authors and have a wealth of information to share with participants. Nancy Pulling Best, a 4th…

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Annual Old Forge Library Authors Fair

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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Friday, July 20, from 1-4 pm a number of area authors will sell and sign their books under the tent on the Old Forge Library Lawn, 220 Crosby Blvd. Participating authors will include: Nancy Best, Howard Bushinger, Holly Gaskin, Letty Haynes, Charles Herr, Irene Morrison, Eileen Parsons, Carol Ann Root, Almondie Shampine, David Siegenthaler, Carol, Gary and Justin Van Riper, Connie Watkins, Dennis Webster, and Elizabeth Zerbst. There promises to be something for everyone. The books featured encompass a wide…

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“Meet Me at the Library Gazebo at 5” Live Music with Nick Piccininni

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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The Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd., offers live music in the gazebo on the third Friday of each month during the summer season. Nick Piccininni will be performing on acoustic guitar and singing from 5-6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 20. Nick got his start performing bluegrass music on the five-string banjo at the age of 13, playing with multiple bands. Through the years he has come to be known as a highly proficient multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and entertainer. He keeps…

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Lowville Village Band to Perform at the Old Forge Library

July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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Lowville Village Band

The Lowville Village Band will perform on Saturday, July 21 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. under the tent on the Old Forge Library lawn. Started in 1826, the Lowville Village Band is one of the longest running community bands in the United States. Over the years, the band has grown, and this year has more than 50 members, from many areas of the North Country to practice and perform. Musicians ranging from ages 15 – 80+ will play a diverse…

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Adirondack Storytelling Festival at the Old Forge Library

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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Award-winning musician, storyteller and author, Joe Bruchac, will host the festivities. The Annual Adirondack Storytelling Festival, featuring traditional Adirondack stories and music, will be held on Sunday, July 22 from 12-2 p.m. under the tent on the Old Forge Library Lawn, at 220 Crosby Blvd. Award-winning musician, storyteller and author, Joe Bruchac, will host the festivities. Joe, Adirondack storyteller, Bill Smith, and Mountain Quickstep will perform for the audience. Joe Bruchac is an author who has written over 120 books…

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Authors Presentation: “The Fulton Chain” with Charles Herr at the Old Forge Library

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Forge Library, 220 Crosby Blvd
Old Forge,NY13420United States
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Author and historian Charles Herr, will give a presentation about his book “The Fulton Chain: Early Settlements, Steamboats, Railroads and Hotels” on Tuesday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at the Old Forge Library. The book documents the story of the stalwart folk whose lives shaped the Fulton Chain. Published last summer, "The Fulton Chain" became the first new, comprehensive regional history in seventy years. Since the early 1980s, when Herr and his wife purchased a camp in Inlet, he has…

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