At Your Library

At Your Library 03.05.20

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 info and to register.

Legos & Keva Planks – Wednesdays in March, 3:30 – 6pm.

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

SLTLibrary Friends Meeting – Tuesday, March 10, 6:30pm.

Home Selling Workshop – Wednesday, March 11, 6:30pm. Hosted by local realtors Cindy McMahon & Penny Crosby with special guest Katherine Curran of Stage It With Style Home Staging. Register for this informative workshop by calling Penny at 518-222-5726 or emailing penelope.crosby@nullhuntrealestate.com.

Basics of Home Organization – Thursday, March 12, 6:30pm. Clutter Coach Jes Marcy teaches us how to take control of the clutter and create a house that is truly a home. Jes will help us figure out where to start and how to move forward during this fun and enlightening workshop.

Preschool Play – Friday, March 13, 11am.

Art Cart – Monday, March 16, 3:30 – 4:30pm make a shamrock craft.

Card Making – Wednesday, March 18, 6:30pm.

SLTLibrary Board Meeting – Thursday, March 19, 6:45pm.

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

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

Thank you to Cathy & Will Welling, the Buckinghams, William & Dana Kennedy, Elizabeth Cushing, & Jeanne Seel.

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.

Film Showing: Harriet- Fri. 3/6, 6pm- The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. (IMDb) PG-13 Popcorn and drink provided!

Fitness Fusion- Thurs. 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 6pm

Purl Jam Knitting Group- Mon. 3/9 6-8pm

Minecraft Club- Tues. 3/10 6-7pm

Open Mic Night- Fri. 3/13 6pm

Teen Movie- Night Fri. 3/20 5pm

Board of Trustees Meeting: Wed. 3/18 (open to the public)

Ted Talks Coffee & Conversation-Topic: Women’s History Month Tues. 2/25 3pm- Join us for 2 Ted Talk presentations that interesting perspectives on women’s equality and the empowerment of women and girls. Ted Talks are inspiring talks based around ideas in technology, education, and design.

Declutter and Get Organized- Mon. 3/23, 6:30 -7:45 pm

Registration deadline: Friday, 3/20

Are you constantly searching for important papers, keys, gloves, and eyeglasses to no avail? When’s the last time you saw your desktop or kitchen countertop? Don’t let the accumulation of things and misplaced stuff hold you back. This workshop will help you identify why you’re holding on to clutter and help you find ways to let it go. Book Group I: Tues. 3/24 7pm

Lego Club: Wed. 3/25 6-7pm- Join us for an hour of Lego building! Ages 3+

Family Movie Night: Fri. 3/27 6pm Frozen 2: Popcorn provided!

Living Skills of North Eastern Native People: Mon. 3/30, 6:30pm- Join us to learn about the Living skills of Native People. Historian and Instructor Kevin Fuerst will be sharing his vast knowledge of Native Culture, living skills, and history. He will bring many items that he has replicated in the Native tradition.

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

Transcontinental RailRoad – The Local Connection

TROY – On Monday, March 9th at 6PM, Michael Barrett, Executive Director of the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway will be at the Troy Public Library to discuss The Transcontinental Rail Road – The Local Connection.

The 1869 completion of what was then the largest infrastructure project in American history turned the United States into a true continental power and opened the development of our “Wild West.” Many of the personalities who were prime movers in the project had ties to the Capital District, and our local industrial base provided a number of the necessary parts that made the project possible. Come learn more about this interesting time period in our local history.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is necessary. For more information and to register call the library at 274-7071 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 2nd Street, Troy, NY.

Basics of Home Organization

TROY – Has the stuff in your home become a source of stress in your life? It doesn’t need to be this way! On March 10th at 6:00 pm, come to the Troy Public Library and learn the Basics of Home Organization with Clutter Coach Jes Marcy. Her unique method, Prioritize Your Sanity, teaches you how to take control of the clutter and create a house that is truly a home. Jes will help you figure out where to start and how to move forward during this fun and enlightening workshop.

This program is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is recommended. For more information and to register, call the library at 518-274-7071 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

Crooked Lake House – Its History & Ghost Stories

SAND LAKE – Thursday, March 12, 7 pm. Sand Lake Town Hall—Rensselaer Plateau Alliance’s Lecture Series: Crooked Lake House – its history & ghost stories, presented by Paul Schroeder. Paul’s talk will be on the history and ghost stories of the Crooked Lake House (now Old Daley Inn) right up to the present. Paul purchased the Crooked Lake House almost 10 years ago. The Old Daley Inn folks were his tenants and partners in renovations. He sold the property to them five years ago and held a mortgage which was paid off recently. $5 suggested donation supports conservation on the Rensselaer Plateau.

The Nitty Gritty of Writing and Publishing

TROY – Have you written a piece of fiction, but don’t know what to do next? Perhaps you need help finding beta readers. Perhaps they read your work but you don’t know how to take their advice. Perhaps your stuck on the decision between traditional publishing and self publishing. Join us at the Troy Public Library on Saturday, March 14th at 1:30 pm, for a workshop that covers it all!

This is an interactive event with Shannon K, the local Municipal Liaison for National Novel Writing Month and co-owner of 518 Publishing Company LLC. She’s here to cover the after writing process, answer questions, give advice, and connect local writers with the resources they need to succeed!

This program is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is recommended. For more information and to register, call the library at 518-274-7071 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

Pottery & Poetry Workshop – Lansingburgh Library

LANSINGBURGH – Join us at the Troy Public Library – Lansingburgh Branch, Wednesdays, March 18th & 25th at 5:30, for free pottery instruction. In this 2 part workshop led by Biana Depuis of the Broken Mold Studio we will be creating a project inspired by poetry. You must attend both sessions to complete the project. We will make a hand built vessel out of clay, and experience different hand building techniques to create a beautiful work of art.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by The Arts Center of the Capital Region.

This program is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required. For more information and to register, call the library at 518-235-5310 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org. The Troy Public Library-Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY.

Yoga – All Levels

TROY – The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch in conjunction with the Troy YMCA, will offer Yoga classes on Tuesdays through March 31st at 6PM. This is an all-level yoga class that will invigorate your body and reduce stress. You will experience traditional yoga poses, stretching, breathing and relaxation techniques which will improve your flexibility, balance, strength and overall wellness. Please bring your own mat.

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