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Across the Fence – Community Partners is a monthly program featuring topics of special interest to our community.

5/24/2023 Join Monica McKinnie for Gardening 101. May 24th at 6pm in the library or on Facebook Live.

4/26/2023 Join Library Staff for a short demonstration of the new catalog. April 26th at 6pm on Facebook Live.

3/29/2023 Join Library Staff for information about the changes that are coming to your library catalog.

2/22/2023 Join Deborah Chase-Lauther, POC for a workshop “Declutter your Life: Part 2”.

1/30/2023 Join Deborah Chase-Lauther, POC (Professional Organizers of Canada) for a workshop “Declutter your Life: Part 1”

11/23/2022 Join Library Staff in a demonstration of some of the online resources that are available for free using your library card.

10/26/2022 Join Heidi Ames Grant Manager for St Lawrence County for a Grant Writing Workshop.

9/29/2022 Join Mark Deon for a writer’s workshop.

1/31/22 Join Deborah Chase-Lauther as she gives the Annual Community Report.

11/18/21 Join Theodore Schulz for “Fireproofing Your Home for Winter” 6pm

10/28/21 Join Charles M Carlotta as he shares his book “For the Grass of a Cow: Marion Tiernan’s Irish Ancestors from County Meath to Saint Lawrence County, New York 1820 -1999”

9/23/21 Join Deborah Chase-Lauther as she summarizes what is planned for this fall.

6/24/21 Join Lua Garman for a talk on why she writes, and how anyone can write.

5/20/21 Madrid Dam Music Series with Anna Campbell MDMS is an important part of our town’s annual calendar. Learn all about this year’s offerings.

4/27/21 Speaking to Our Youth about Suicide and Grief Mary Jones is the Director of Family Support Services, Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, and Kelsey Jones is the Chair of the Suicide Awareness Coalition.

3/25/21 Healthy Living, Healthy Habits with Paula Youmell, RN Ms. Youmell tackles some of the bigger health questions, such as making healthy changes in our diet.

2/25/21 Destressing with Yoga Linda Betts shows us how to take a break from winter doldrums and refresh with some simple yoga stretches and breathing exercises.

1/28/21 Antiques with Philip Paige The North Country is a great place to find antiques!

12/17/20 Songs of the Season with Josh Barkley Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam. Acclaimed local musician Josh Barkley gets us into the spirit of the season with a lively rendering of holiday hits.

11/18/20 Surviving Winter using Hygge with Deborah Chase-Lauther For many folks, the holidays and winter are NOT the most wonderful time of the year. Find out how to cozy up your interior and enjoy the nesting season.

10/15/2020 My Favorite Quilts with Becky MacKellar Becky MacKellar is a master quilter, who will show some of her favorite quilts, and talk about why they are special to her.

9/9/2020 Relaxing with Linda Linda Betts coaches us through some basic yoga moves that we can incorporate