At Your Library

At Your Library 01.30.20

Brunswick Library Events

BRUNSWICK – Brunswick Community Library. 4118 State Highway 2, Troy, NY 12180 – 518-279-4023.

Weekly Programs:

Yoga—Monday & Wednesday at 6:00 pm

Bridge Club— Monday & Wednesday at 1:00—3:00pm

Knitting Circle— Thursday at 1:00 pm

Special Events:

Jan 31 (Fri) at 6:00—Watercolor Inspiration Cards (Please Sign Up)

Feb 11 & 25 (Tue) at 2:00—Ukulele Club

Feb 12 (Wed) at 10:30—”The Secrets We Kept” Book Club

Feb 12 (Wed) at 4:00—Neck Pain Workshop

Feb 15 (Sat) at 12 noon—Live Music by RoseMoon & Snacks

Feb 21 (Fri) at 12 noon—”Wonderful Wizard of Oz” Book Club Discussion

Feb 25 (Tue) at 6:00—”It All Comes Back to You” Book Club

Feb 28 (Fri) at 12 noon—”Wonderful Wizard of Oz” Movie

Feb 29 (Sat) at 2:00— Community Folk Music & Dance

*Prizes will be drawn at Dance Party on Feb 29

Nassau Free Library Upcoming Programs

NASSAU – Please register for all programs. 518-766-2715

Storytime: Every Wednesday 10:30am- Join us for stories, songs & crafts geared towards our youngest friends.

Winter Reading Challenge: Beginning January 1st-March 31st 2020, the Nassau Free Library looks forward to hosting a Winter Reading Challenge: “Get Cozy at Your Library”. Stop by the library to get your Challenge card and read for a chance to win a prize.

Friends Meeting: Mon. 2/3, 4pm

Writers Get-Together!: 2/6 & 2/20 at 6pm: A supportive space for writers to explore the memoir, creative writing, short stories, and essays. RSVP required.

Beginner’s Yoga: Sat. 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29 10:30am

Fitness Fusion: Thurs. 2/6, 2/13, & 2/27 6pm

Purl-Jam Knitting: Mon. 2/10 6-8

Teen Night: Anti-Valentine’s Day Party: Tues. 2/11 6-7:30pm- Refuse to celebrate Valentine’s day with food, crafts, games, and fun!

Teen Movie & Pizza Night: Fri. 2/21 5pm- Eat pizza and watch- “The Hate You Give”: PG-13.

Open Mic Night: Fri. 2/14 6-8pm

International Potluck: Mon. 2/17 6:30pm- Bring a favorite dish to share! Enjoy a meal together as we explore foods from around the globe. Every Potluck will include an ariel photography presentation of a region in the world. This month will feature Botswana and Namibia.

Ted Talks Coffee & Conversation-Topic: Black History Month Tues. 2/25 3pm- Join us for 2 Ted Talk presentations that offer fresh, thoughtful perspectives on Black identity. Ted Talks are inspiring talks based around ideas in technology, education, and design.

Book Group I: Tues. 2/25 7pm

Lego Club: Wed. 2/26 6-7pm- Join us for an hour of Lego building! Ages 3+

Nassau Free Library is located at 18 Church St. in Nassau, NY. Visit Us On Facebook & the web at

Sand Lake Town Library Events

SAND LAKE – Legos & Keva Planks – Wednesdays in February from 3:30 – 6:00 come build with us.

Storytime – Thursdays at 11:30am. Early literacy skills & strategies for your pre-schooler.

Soup Night – Thursday, January 30th at 6:30 PM. Bring a pot of your favorite soup and a bowl for a night of soup sampling. Spoons, crackers/bread and beverages provided.

Take Your Child to the Library Day! – Saturday, February1st, 11:30am – 3:30pm. Join us for Legos, a scavenger hunt, and more.

Seed Swap – Saturday, February 8, 11am – 2pm. Do you save seeds and have more than you can use? Would you like to try some new plants but don’t want to buy a lot of seeds? Come to our seed swap where you can share seeds, stories, and a love of gardening!

SLTLibrary Friends – Tuesday, February 11, 6:30pm.

Rain or Shine Storytime – Saturday, February 15, 11:30am.

Movie Night – Tuesday, February 18, 6pm.

Make a Greeting Card – Wednesday, February 19, 6:30pm.

Museum Passes – We currently have The Clark, MASS MoCA, Norman Rockwell, and the Albany Institute of History and Art. Check them out!

Sand Lake Town Library, located across from Miller Hill School, 2nd floor – 8428 Miller Hill Road, Averill Park 518-674-5050.

Events at Castleton Public Library, 2/2/20-2/8/20

CASTLETON –  Library is located at 85 S. Main St., Castleton, NY 12033 – All events are free. Questions? Call 518-732-0879.

Computer Basics – Learn the basics of using a computer or other device in a one-on-one session. Appointment required; call 518-732-0879.

Mend-A-Bear – Make an appointment for free repair of your stuffed animal! Call 518-369-2488 for appointment. 

After Dinner Book Club – “There There” by Tommy Orange – Monday, February 3, 7:00pm – Join us the first Monday of each month for a book discussion! Books available at the front desk.

Visit with Eddy Alzheimer’s Services – Tuesday, February 4, 2:00-4:00pm – Are you a caregiver for someone with dementia? Drop in to talk with social workers from Eddy Alzheimer’s Services. Learn about a program that provides free resources & support to caregivers.

Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, February 4, 6:00pm – Wear your pajamas or bring a stuffed animal! Ages birth-8.

Beading Bonanza – Wednesday, February 5, 3:00-7:00pm – Stop by the library to make bracelets, necklaces, and other creative beaded crafts!

Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, February 6, 10:30am – Children from birth-5 enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement while building early literacy and motor skills!

American Red Cross Blood Drive – Thursday, February 6, 1:00-6:00pm – Help save lives – donate blood. Appointments recommended; call 518-732-0879 or visit Drop-ins also welcome.

Early Literacy Playtime – Friday, February 7, 10:00-11:00am – With age-appropriate toys provided, this playtime is for ages birth-5 to strengthen early literacy skills.

East Greenbush Community Library 1/30-2/8

EAST GREENBUSH – *Events with an asterisk require Registration. For TaxAide appointments, dial 2-1-1

Registration is open for the 6th Annual Day Before the Awards Film Festival. For the list of movies, go to to:

1/31: Adult Open Recreation Space, 9:30am-2:30pm; Discovery Play (ages 1-5), 10am; Friday Mashup (grades 6-12), 3pm

2/1: Take your child to the library day!, 10am – 2pm; Balloon Extravaganza*, 11am

2/3: AARP TaxAide (by appointment only; call 211 for an appointment)*, 9am-4:30pm; ENL: English as a New Language*, 9:30am-12:30pm

2/4: Terrific Tuesdays (ages 3-5), 10am; Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time, 4-6pm; Greenbush Garden Club: Awakening the Garden in Spring*, business meeting at 6:30pm, presentation at 7:15pm

2/5: ENL: English as a New Language*, 9:30am-12:30pm; Movers & Shakers (ages 1-3), 10am; Fantastic 4s & 5s, 11am; Teen Volunteer (TV) Club (grades 6-12)*, 3:15pm

2/6: Movers & Shakers (ages 1-3), 10:00am; Baby Meet up, 11:00am; Rensselaer County: Why Our Count Counts*, 6pm

2/8: 6th Annual Day Before the Awards Film Festival* Registration is required for each movie.

North Greenbush Public Library Upcoming Events

NORTH GREENBUSH – Located at 141 Main Ave, Wynantskill. All events are Free. Questions? Call 518-283-0303

Tech Tuesday—every Tuesday between 2:00 pm-4:00 pm. Have questions about downloading eBooks? Need help sending email or figuring out Facebook? Call the library and make an appointment to sit down to get your basic computer questions answered. Bring your device with you.

Storytime—every Tuesday at 11 AM. Story time with Mrs Greene for pre-schoolers.

Take Your Child to the Library Day—Saturday, Feb 1st from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Join us for LEGO Bingo at 11 am, a scavenger hunt, LEGO Club and more!

Book Club—Wednesday, February 12th at 6:30 PM in the North Greenbush Town Hall Annex. We will be discussing “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens. All are welcome.

Museum Passes—we have updated our museum pass list. New for 2020 include the Empire Pass for NYS Parks and the Wild Center in the Adirondacks. Visit our website at for a complete list.

Rensselaer Public Library Events

RENSSELAER – Pre-K Storytime- Tuesdays at 11 am. Ages 2-6, no sign-up needed. Siblings welcome.

Teen Anime Club- Thursdays 5-7 PM. Ages 13-18. Watch anime, discuss manga and pop culture, and hang out with your friends. Special Halloween party October 31.

Take Your Child to the Library Day is February first! Stop in at our library to see all the things that we offer. 11 AM- story-time, 1 PM easy snack class for school-age children.

Day Before the Oscars Film Festival: Saturday February 8, 10:30 AM, we will show “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”. Please call to reserve your seat. Special raffle basket drawing will be held at event, refreshments served. Part of the East Greenbush Library film festival.

History Talk: Edmonia Lewis: Saturday, February 19 at 6:30 PM. Historian Bobbie Reno will talk about the famous African American sculptor who was born in Rensselaer. Please call to sign up.

Rensselaer Public Library is located across the street from the Amtrak parking lot. To learn more, see or visit the library’s Facebook page,

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