CHATHAM — Chatham Public Library, 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham, offers the following programs in March. For information, call 518-392-3666 or visit

Programs for Adults

Chatham Roots, a monthly genealogy club, 2-5 p.m. March 5. For beginners, experts and everyone in between. The group is led by Michelle LeClair, genealogy teacher and lecturer. For information, contact Michelle at or call 518-610-0826 (leave message). RSVP is appreciated, but not required.

Pottery Class 1-3 p.m. March 7, 14, 28 and April 4. Join local artist Sarah Haze for a 4-week art class and learn fundamental clay techniques, pinch, coil, and slab. For adults & teens. Registration is required. Sign-up sheet will be downstairs and participants need to commit to the 4 classes.

Health Care Navigator 1-4 p.m. March 12. Navigators assist individuals, families, small businesses and small business employees in Columbia and Greene counties with shopping for, comparing, and enrolling in quality affordable health insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plus, through New York State of Health: the Official Health Plan Marketplace. Navigators can also assist with applying for financial assistance to help pay for coverage. Navigator services are free of charge. For information, and to make an appointment, call 518-822-9600.

Tech Tutors 3:15-4:30 p.m. March 12. Basic instruction may include how to use a mouse, download an eBook, set up an email account, search the Internet, or navigate Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter. Bring your tablet, phone, reader, or other device with you. Visit or call the library to register for this program.

Authors & Artists Presents: Phil Palladino 3:30 p.m. March 21. Palladino will read from his memoir, Enjoy What We Have, which answers the question he and his wife faced, “What will we do if we have 5 or 6 years?”

Tax Diversify to Protect Your Retirement Income 6:30 p.m. March 30. A free seminar on planning your retirement income Presented by Ardal Powell, Financial Services Professional with NYLife Securities LLC. Contact the library to register.

Lloyd the Geek Computer Tutoring 3-5 p.m. March 31. Do you need help with your laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other device? Sign up for a one-on-one session with Tech Expert Heather Lloyd. Call the library to schedule a half-hour appointment.

Mah Jongg 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. March 9, 10, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30. Join the Mah Jongg renaissance! Players meet downstairs, beginners are welcome.

Weekly Dream Circle 12:30-2:30 p.m. March 10, 17, 24, 31. Embodied Dreamwork practitioner Louisa Heyward invites you to join her weekly Dreamers’ Circle. Group size is capped at 10 participants. Contact Louisa Heyward at if interested in joining.

Memoir Writing 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Peer led writing groups meet to provide comment and review on the process of memoir writing. New writers are welcome.

Ukulele Jam 10:30 a.m.-noon March 7, 14, 21, 28. All ages are welcome to the library’s Ukulele Jams, led by Carmen Borgia. Are you a novice? The library has ukes you can borrow.

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