At Your Library

At Your Library 02.20.20

Brunswick Community Library Events

BRUNSWICK – Book Clubs:

Feb 21 at 12:00 – Wizard of Oz Book

Feb 25 at 6:00 – The Masterpiece

Feb 28 at 12:00 – Wizard of Oz Movie

Feb 28 at 6:00 – Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Special Events:

Feb 15 at 12:00 – Live Music by RoseMoon w/ Free Brunch

Feb 21 at 6:00 – Pour Painting Class (Please call 518-279-4023 to Sign Up)

Feb 25 at 2:00 – Ukulele Club

Feb 29 at 2:00 – Community Folk Dance, All Ages

Weekly Events:

Bridge Club – Monday & Wednesday at 1:00

Knitting Circle – Thursdays at 1:00

STEAM Kids Class – Thursdays at 4:00

Tots Time – Tuesdays & Thursdays t 10:30

Yoga – Monday & Wednesdays at 6:00

East Greenbush Community Library 2/20-2/29

EAST GREENBUSH –  *Registration required.

2/20: Cooking the Books: Celebrate the ‘Soup’er Bowl!*, 6pm

2/21: Adult Open Recreation Space, 9:30am-2:30pm

2/22: Saturday Storytime, 11am

2/23: The Underground Railroad: Whose Story Do We Tell?*, 2pm

2/24: ENL: English as a New Language*, 9:30am-12:30pm; Safe Space for Writing with Sisters in Crime*, 1pm

2/25: Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time, 4-6pm

2/26: ENL: English as a New Language*, 9:30am-12:30pm; Art Discovery (ages 2-5)*, 10am; Teen Anime Club, 3pm

2/28: Adult Open Recreation Space, 9:30am-2:30pm; Tooth Tales! (ages 2+)*, 10am; Friday Mashup (grades 6-12), 3pm

2/29: Saturday Storytime, 11am

Sand Lake Town Library Upcoming Events

SAND LAKE – The town library is located across from Miller Hill School at 8428 Miller Hill Road, Averill Park. Call 518-674-5050 for more info.

Legos & Keva Planks – Wednesdays in February come build with us from 3:30 – 6pm. Ages 4 & up.

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

SLTLibrary Board Meeting – Thursday, February 20, 6:45pm.

Dessert Night – Thursday, February 27, 6:30pm. Bring a dessert to share and bask in the love – the love of sweets, that is.

Preschool Play – Friday, February 28, 11am.

Book Club – Wednesday, March 4, 7pm we’ll be discussing “The Library Book” by Susan Orlean.

Mahjongg anyone? We’re looking for a few game souls to play. Call the library if interested.

Kiwanis Pull Tab Collection Site – drop off pull tabs from your soda, soup, or pet food cans to help the Ronald McDonald House.

Sand Lake Garden Club members can pick up seed packets to start for the SLGC plant sale at the library desk.

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

For more events around town check out the community calendar on our website:

Thank you to Marla & Ralph LaMontagna, Jacek W. Turbiasz, Meeli Leith, Katherine Moss, Peg Weiss, Lucia Nevai, & all of our supporters.

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.

Indoor Gardening for Kids- Saturday March 14 at 1 PM. Make an indoor planter while waiting for the spring. Ages 5-10, please call to sign up so we can provide enough supplies.

Classic Movie 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea -Wednesday March 18, 6 PM See this 1954 classic starring Kirk Douglas. Movie, discussion and refreshments. No sign-up needed.

Elder Law: Managing your care and legacy Saturday March 21, 1 PM An attorney from the Legal Project will answer questions about wills, proxies, advance directives and long-term care. Please sign up.

Census Explained Wednesday March 25, 6:30 PM Why should you answer the 2020 Census? Is it safe? What are they asking? These questions and more answered by a census expert. Please 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,

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.

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

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

Fitness Fusion: Thurs. 2/27 6pm

Star Wars Jedi Training: Thurs. 2/20 2:30-4:30pm- May the force be with you as you complete our Jedi Training at the library! Ages 3+

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

Friends Annual Scrabble Tournament- Sun. 2/23 2-4pm Nassau Reformed Church- Call to inquire and sign up!

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+

DIY Bath Products: Wed. 2/26 6-7pm- Teens and Adults

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

Events at Castleton Public Library, 2/16-2/22

CASTLETON – Castleton Public 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 or dog toy! Call 518-369-2488 for appointment.

Salt Painting – Tuesday, February 25, 3:00-6:00pm – Create unique artwork using glue, salt, and food coloring!

Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, February 25, 6:00pm – Feel free to wear your pajamas or bring a stuffed animal friend to this evening storytime! Ages birth-8.

Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, February 27, 10:30am – Children from birth to age 5 are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement while building their early literacy and motor skills! Join us every Thursday for fun and learning.

Early Literacy Playtime – Friday, February 28, 10:00-11:00am – Playing is learning! With a variety of age-appropriate toys and blocks provided, this playtime is designed for children ages birth to 5 to strengthen their early literacy skills while playing with caregivers & friends.

Bridge Club – Friday, February 28, 10:30am – Come play bridge with us! Geared toward beginners and players who need a refresher.

Family Movie Night – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG) – Friday, February 28, 6:00pm – Movie lovers of all ages are welcome at our Family Movie Night! Held upstairs.

Friends of Nassau Free Library Third Annual Scrabble Tournament

NASSAU –  DATE CORRECTION: February 23, 2020 – The Friends of the NFL announce the third annual Scrabble Tournament, Sunday, February 23, 2020 to be held at the Nassau Reformed Church, 43 Church Street, Nassau, NY 12123. Doors open at 2:00 PM and bring your team or join a team at the event. Admission is just $10.00 per adult and $5.00 for children under 16. Don’t have a scrabble game – no problem, scrabble games will be available. This is a team activity and not like regular scrabble, but if you have never played in the scrabble tournament before not to worry we have instructors on hand to get you started. Also come and bid on Brown Bag raffle items donated by the community. Prizes will be awarded and light snacks and beverages will be served. Tickets are available at the Nassau Free Library or at the door. Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and there is handicap access. A benefit for the Nassau Free Library

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