Valentines for Vets

Monday February 2nd- Monday February 9th All Ages

Show your love for a recovering Veteran in the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System by making your own Valentine’s Day card. We will have a station with all the supplies you will need.

Chocolate Day

Friday February 6th 5:30-8pm All Ages

We will be celebrating chocolate with games, chocolate activities, and everyone can make their own special chocolate pizza to bring home. No registration required. Snow date Friday February 13th 5:30-8:00pm.

Creative Writing Group

Tuesday February 10th   5:30-7:25 pm
“Crumpled Pages” Creative Writing Group
We invite published and unpublished writers who are serious about writing poetry and/or prose. Can be short stories, books, memoirs, plays, etc. Anyone under the age of 18 will need parental consent. Our goal is to provide a forum for sharing work in a supportive environment. Comments, critiques, and exercises will be voluntary and for the purpose of allowing creativity to flourish.
Meetings will be the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

Coffee Connection

Wednesday February 11th  2:30pm

Due to observance of Ash Wednesday, Coffee Connections has been moved to February 11th.

Join us at Blodgett Library for complimentary coffee and snacks. Meet new people and be social at the library!

Preschool Storytime Special

Thursday February 19th  10:30 am  Preschool Ages

Preschool Storytime Special: Galapagos Animals

Join Veterinarian Andrea Guazzo from A Cat’s Place Veterinary Hospital for a special Galapagos storytime. There will be a tortoise craft after the stories. Registration required.

Computer Classes

Blodgett offers free computer classes for beginners. If you would like to learn more about computers please call the library for details. 845-896-9215

Lego Club

EVERY Sunday 1 pm- 3 pm    Ages 5-12

Join us every Sunday for our Lego Club! We supply the Legos, you supply the imagination. Come and go as you please no registration required. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page… occasionally we will post pictures from the Lego Club!


Preschool Storytime

Mondays & Thursdays 10:30 am

Bring your preschoolers for some fun stories and a craft project. Each week will have a special theme!

Pint Size Playgroup


Tuesday 1:30- 2:30 PM & Friday 10:30-11:30 AM

Ages 5 & Under

Bring your little ones to enjoy our puzzles, games, and NEW toys! Both children and caregivers will enjoy the fun and socialization.
Registration no longer required… just come and play! Questions? Call 845-896-9215

Food Collection

Blodgett Memorial Library is proud to pair with the Fishkill Food Pantry in supporting our community. We invite our patrons to bring in food donations to help support our fellow neighbors in need. Fishkill Food Pantry is especially in need of the following items:

Meats (Spam, Treat, Chicken, Turkey, Ham), Tuna

Beans (Pork & beans, kidney, black, pinto, white), Dry beans

Canned dinners (Stew, Hash, Spaghettios), Spaghetti sauce, canned tomatoes

Evaporated milk, Juice, Soup, Broth

Peanut butter & Jelly

Bathroom tissue, Bar soap

(Monetary donations enable us to purchase as-needed fresh perishables and will be accepted at the front desk)