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At Your Library 03.21.19

April at the North Chatham Free Library

Tuesday, April 2nd, at 10am: Exercise While Helping Your Local Community

Get exercise and volunteer with ReStore/Habitat for Humanity at the same time!

Saturday, April 6th, 5:30-7:30pm: 17th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Karen Kaczmar will explore “Grapes You’ve Never Heard Of,” a flavorful path through new wines that will delight and surprise you. $35 pp. All proceeds benefit the library. To be held at the Trolley Station.

Sunday, April 7th, at 3pm: “The Last Flapper”

Actress Diedre Bollinger will perform a witty one-woman play.

Sunday, April 28th, at 3pm: “Creativity & Resilience”: An Art-Making Workshop

Those with little to no experience with art-making are encouraged to join us! 12 seats only!

Save the date for the Books and Blooms sale on May 18th! We are located at 4287 SR-203 in North Chatham. Call (518)-766-3211 or email Mail@NorthChathamLibrary. org.


Nassau Free Library Programs

STORYTIME- Every Wednesday, 10:30am
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: “Smallfoot”- Fri., 3/22, 6-8pm.

BEGINNER’S YOGA – Sat., 3/23, 10:30am
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.

FITNESS FUSION – Thurs., 3/28, 6pm


OPEN MIC NIGHT- Fri., 4/12, 6pm

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.eastgreenbushlibrary. org

*Registration required.

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

3/22: Open Recreation Space, 9:30am-2:30pm; Moving & Grooving with the YMCA (ages 3-5), 10am; Homeschool Meetup*, 2-4pm; Friday Mashup (grades 6-12), 3pm

3/23: Saturday Storytime, 11am; Yo-Yo Workshop (ages 7+)*, 2pm

3/24: Ken Lelen Hollywood Musical Revue*, 2pm

3/25: ENL: English as a New Language, 9:30am-12:30pm;

3/26: Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), 10am; Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time, 4-6pm; Mat Yoga with Camie*, 5:30pm; CDPHP Meditation Class*, 6:30pm

3/27: ENL: English as a New Language, 9:30am-12:30pm; Toddler Time (18-36 mos.), 10am; Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), 11am; Teen Anime Club (grades 6-12), 3-5pm;

3/28: Toddler Time (18-36 mos.), 10am; Baby Bookworms (up to 18 mos.), 11am.


518 Pregnancy and Birth Support

Join us at the Troy Public Library on Monday, April 8th, at 6:00pm in which we will review the resources in the Capital Region for pregnancy, birth, postpartum and everything in between. Knowing the available options is the first step to set yourself up with the support you need for the birth you want.  Topics facilitated in the discussion may be: practice and hospital protocols, interventions in birth, informed consent, birth plans, labor support, normal newborn feeding and sleeping patterns, recovery, healing and bonding. Your questions will lead the direction of our conversation. The class will be facilitated by Christy Douglas, Birth and Postpartum Doula and Lactation Counselor, Mother Powered Doula Services

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

The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy.


Events at Castleton Public Library

Located at 85 S. Main St., Castleton, NY 12033

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

Spring Renewal Yoga – Monday, March 25, 6:00-7:15pm

With Patricia McCarthy. Bring your own mat. Ages 12+.

Tick & Lyme Disease Prevention – Tuesday, March 26, 1:00pm

Learn to protect yourself and your family from ticks and tick-borne illnesses with Renss. Co. Dept. of Health. Please register; call 518-732-0879.

Cool Science: Candy Structures – Tuesday, March 26, 4:00-6:00pm

Learn about physics by creating structures with toothpicks and candy!

Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, March 26, 6:00pm

Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, March 28, 10:30am

Bridge Club – Friday, March 29, 10:30am

Come play with us! Geared toward beginners and players that need a refresher.

Early Literacy Class: Sing, Dance & Play! – Saturday, March 30, 10:30am

Ages birth-5 enjoy an interactive class with songs and movement, followed by playtime!

Duct Tape Crafts – Saturday, March 30, 12:00-4:00pm.


Sand Lake Town Library Events

STORYTIME – Thursdays, 11:30am.

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.

TECH HELP – Fridays 2 – 4 by appointment.

ARTIST’S RECEPTION – Saturday, March 30, between 1 & 3pm stop by to meet M-J L. Adelman and see her photo exhibit of woman from around the world. It’s a great way to wrap up International Women’s Month. Light refreshments provided.

MUSEUM PASSES – Passes for The Clark, The Albany Institute of History and Art, and miSci are available for checkout on a first-come, first-served basis.

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 still have a way to go, so record your miles, steps, or hours at and check out the variety of health programs being offered around the region.

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


Dessert of the Month Raffle – Only 50 Tickets Will Be Sold!

Don’t miss your chance to purchase one or more of only 50 tickets to win one full-sized homemade dessert every month for a year!  Tickets are only $20 each, and sales will start April 1st at the library desk during library hours. Proceeds will support the many important projects of the Friends of the Poestenkill Library.

This year’s offerings include such delicacies as Derby Pie, Kahlua Cheesecake, Lemon Bars, Sour Cream Almond Marble Chocolate Cake, and a Platter of Holiday Cookies.

The winner does not need to be present for the raffle drawing, which will be the exciting conclusion of Spring Market Day on Saturday, May 4th, 2019, at 1pm.

The winner will pick up a dessert at the library on the 3rd Saturday of each month from May 2019 through April 2020.

Purchase tickets for yourself or for upcoming Spring gift-giving occasions such as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day!

~Submitted by Tracy O. Dunn

Project Chairperson, Friends of the Poestenkill Library

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