At Your Library

At Your Library 03.14.19

Friends of The North Greenbush Public Library Hold Raffle

The Friends of the North Greenbush Public Library are holding a raffle for a beautiful Italian Basket filled with tasty goodies. Please stop by and join the fun. Tickets are $1 for 2. Ever wish you could speak another language? Or maybe brush up on those high school skills? Maybe planning a trip this summer? Check out Mango Languages, available through the library. This fun and easy to use self-paced language learning program features courses in more than 70 languages. More information on our website at


EcoChallenge Book Club: Drawdown

Join us at the Troy Public Library in the months of March and April, we will be reading and discussing Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming and participating in the Drawdown EcoChallenge.  This project provides an opportunity to come together in conversation around science-based solutions that can help individuals take purposeful action, by prioritizing discussions around the 100 most impactful solutions for slowing down climate change. In our first meeting, Monday, March 25, at 6:00 pm, get the information necessary to participate in the Drawdown EcoChallenge, a 21-day project that incentivizes making small changes in our own lives. Throughout April we will be hosting a number of guest speakers and events focused on climate change and carbon reduction. On April 30th, we will have our concluding meeting, to discuss our experiences.

Copies of the book are available at the library checkout desk.

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


Art at the Library

Join us for a great night of Art at the Library on Friday, March 15th, from 7-9 pm at the Brunswick Community Library.

Many local artists will be in attendance to share their artwork. Your $10 donation at the door entitles you to free food and drinks, a raffle ticket for our beautiful king size quilt and fun activities.  You may want to collaborate on a group art piece, play some team Art Trivia and maybe even try your hand at “Picture Telephone”.  No actual art skills are needed! All funds raised by the Friends of the Brunswick Community Library go towards supporting programs at the library.  Brunswick Community Library is located at 41118 NY 2, Troy, NY.

Check out our programs at or follow us on Facebook.


Nassau Free Library Programs

STORYTIME- Every Wednesday 10:30am
BEGINNER’S YOGA – Sat., 3/16 & 3/23, 10:30 am
FITNESS FUSION – Thu.- 3/14, 3/28, 6pm
LEGO CLUB-Tues., 3/19, 6-7pm
BOARD MEETING –  Wed., 3/20, 7pm
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: “Smallfoot”- Fri., 3/22, 6-8pm
2nd ANNUAL TEAM SCRABBLE CHALLENGE- Nassau Reformed Church Sun., 3/24, 2-5pm
BOOK GROUP I: Tues., 3/26, 4:30pm
COOKBOOK CLUB – Tues., 3/26, 6:30 pm. Theme: “Comfort Food”
KNITTING CIRCLE – Wed., 3/27, 6:00-8pm
The library is located at 18 Church St., Nassau, NY.   Please register for all programs by calling (518) 766-2715.



East Greenbush Community Library

The East Greenbush Community Library location: 10 Community Way, East Greenbush.

For Storytimes and Registration, call 518-477-7476 or www.eastgreenbush

*Registration required.

3/14: Toddler Time (18-36 mos.), 10am; Baby Bookworms (up to 18 mos.), 11am

3/15: Open Recreation Space, 9:30am-2:30pm; Moving & Grooving with the YMCA (ages 3-5), 10am; St. Patrick’s Day Fun (grades K-2)*, 3-3:45pm

3/16: Murderous March Readers and Writers Confab: Author Panel featuring Vicki Delaney, 10am-4:30pm*

3/17: Greenbush Historical Society presents: Grandma Moses*, 2pm

3/18: ENL: English as a New Language, 9:30am-12:30pm; Safe Space for Writing with the Sisters in Crime*, 1-3:30 pm; Crafter Eve: Think Spring! Nature Collage, 6-8pm

3/19: Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), 10am; Adult Afternoon Chess (Registration appreciated, not required), 2-5pm; Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time, 4-6pm; Mat Yoga with Camie*, 5:30pm

3/20: ENL: English as a New Language, 9:30am-12:30pm; Toddler Time (18-36 mos.), 10am; Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), 11am; Teen Volunteer (TV) Club*, 3:15pm; Free Monthly Movie*, 6:30pm

3/21: Toddler Time (18-36 mos.), 10am; Baby Bookworms (up to 18 mos.), 11am; Food for Thought Cookbook Club: Hearty Foods & Special Presentation by Erin Czernecki of Fort Crailo Historic Site*, 6pm; The Battle of Bennington*, 6pm.


Events at Castleton Public Library

All events are free. Questions? Call 518-732-0879.

Computer Basics – Learn computer basics by appointment. Call 518-732-0879.

Afternoon Book Club: Magpie Murders – Tuesday, March 19, 1:00pm

Join us the third Tuesday of each month for a book discussion! Books available at the front desk.

Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, March 19, 6:00pm

Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, March 21, 10:30am

Perler Bead Crafts – Friday, March 22, 10:00am-6:00pm

Have the day off from school? Stop by and make something awesome out of perler beads!

Recycled Art: Flower Wreaths – Saturday, March 23, 10:00 am–4:00pm

Stop in to make a pastel flower wreath out of styrofoam egg cartons!

Downsizing Seminar – Saturday, March 23, 11:00am

For seniors or anyone hoping to simplify their life, this seminar offers information about the downsizing process. Presented by Licensed Assoc. Real Estate Broker Cindy McMahon. Register; call 518-732-0879.


Sand Lake Town Library Events

STORYTIME – Thursdays, 11:30am.

PI DAY – Thursday, March 14, Stop in and see our pi day mural.

TECH HELP – Fridays, 2–4, by appointment.

STRETCH, STRENGTHEN & RELAX –11:30am, Tuesday mornings gently stretch and strengthen your muscles with a combination of yoga and tai chi.

BUILDERS’ CLUB – Wednesday, March 20, 3:30 – 6. Stop in and build with our Legos and KEVA planks. Pictures are posted on our website photo gallery. Ages 4 and up.

DREAM GROUP – Thursday, March 21, 6:30pm. Curious about your dreams and what they might mean? Join Bob Moore as he shares many years of dream group experience. Call to reserve a spot.

BOARD MEETING – Thursday, March 21, 6:45pm. The public is welcome to attend.

MOON WALK – As part of a National Network of Libraries of Medicine grant, SLTLibrary is participating in the Library Moon Walk. Along with promoting health programming and resources like, we are jointly accumulating enough miles to reach the moon. We have 106,052 miles to go, so record your miles, steps, or hours at!

Sand Lake Town Library, 8428 Miller Hill Road, Averill Park, 518-674-5050.

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