At Your Library

At Your Library 03.23.23

Spring Used Book Sale

EAST GREENBUSH LIBRARY SPRING BOOK AND MEDIA SALE – Thousands of used books, DVDs, audiobooks, and puzzles for adults and children. Huge selection, low prices! Cash, check, or credit card accepted. Friday, April 21 – Noon – 5:30 PM; Saturday, April 22 – 10 AM – 4:00 PM; Sunday, April 23 – BAG SALE – Noon – 3 PM. Proceeds to benefit the East Greenbush Community Library.

East Greenbush Community Library

Wednesdays, 7-9p: Wednesday Night Book Chat (WNBC). What have you been reading lately? Share your recent reads and gather recommendations from librarians and other readers. Look for our post: No registration required.

3/23, 6p: St. Patrick’s Day Movie: Sing Street (PG13). Register.

3/26, 2p: Live Music with Drank The Gold. Local musicians, Oona O’Grady (fiddle/viola/vocals) and James Gascoyne (guitar/banjo/vocals) will play and sing North Atlantic dance tunes and folk songs. Register.

3/28, 2p: Tech Tuesday: Organizing Your Files Hands-on workshop. Learn how to use Windows File Explorer to keep your files and photos organized. Bring your Windows-based laptop or use one provided to organize a set of practice files. Register.

4/2, 2p: Rocky Road to Atlanta: Meet Author Pauline Bartel. She’ll share surprising behind-the-scenes stories about the casting of Gone With the Wind’s principal roles. Register.

4/4, 6p: Greenbush Garden Club: Divinitea Tea Sampler. Join Linda Smith, Master Tea Blender, and owner of Divinitea for Tea! Sample and learn about organic teas, tea blends, and herbal tisanes from around the world. BYO teacup or vessel for sampling. Register.

 4/6, 6:30p: Hiking With Dogs with Alan Via “Doghiker” Author. Register.

Hours: Mon/Fri 10-6p; Tue/Wed/Thu 10-8p; Sat 10-5p; Sun 1-5p. Library closed 4/9 (Easter). We offer programs for adults, teens & kids. Register at or call 518-477-7476. Located at 10 Community Way, E. Greenbush NY 12061.

North Greenbush Public Library

Weather or not, our Tuesday Pre-school Storytime and Thursday Crafternoons are ongoing! Join Storytime in the North Greenbush Town Hall Annex at 11 AM, with songs, games, and a related craft. Thursday Crafternoons are held in the library’s Children’s Room, 3-5 PM, with this month’s crafts based

on book characters.

Ready for some humor and romance? Then join our Virtual Book Club on Tuesday, March 28, when we will be discussing “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry ‘ by Gabrielle Zevin at 6:30 PM. Call the library for the Zoom link.

Ready for adventure? Then the Upper Hudson Library System’s Expedition is what you’ve been hankering for! Visit as many of our 36 libraries as you can starting April 3, through July, and earn prizes as you go. For information go to

The public is welcome to attend the Board of Trustees monthly meeting today, Thursday, March 23, at 7 PM, in the meeting room at Eastwyck Village, 1 Eastwyck Circle off Best Road.

We are open Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 7 PM, and Saturday, 10 AM to 2 PM. Call us at 518-283-0303.

Finding Fire Teen and Adult Program by Local Author Logan S. Kline

Logan S. Kline, local author and illustrator of “Finding Fire” is excited to present his award-winning picture book to teens and adults interested in the process of making a children’s picture book at the Sand Lake Town Library on March 30 at 6:00 PM. 

As Logan presents the process of making Finding Fire, he will share his original illustrations, dummy books, publisher’s proofs, and more. Character design, the importance of page turn, and the challenges of the revision process will also be explored. 

Please contact the library at (518) 674-5050 or email Jill Rembetski at with any questions. Sponsored by the SLTL Friends.

Upcoming Programs at Poestenkill Library

Irish Step Dancing – Saturday, 3/25, at 10:30 AM. The Isabelle School of Dance will once again be visiting the library on Saturday, March 25th, to host an Irish Step Dancing program! During this program an instructor will be doing a short Irish Step Dance demonstration and then teaching participants some basic steps. No prior dance experience is required to attend this program. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Registration is required as space is limited. You can register by calling the library at 518-283-3721.

Spring Seed Swap & Soil Testing – Thursday, 3/30, at 6:00 PM. Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a veteran grower, we invite you to the library to swap seeds and share your gardening knowledge with friends and neighbors. At the Seed Swap we’ll have supplies available for you to make your own biodegradable starter pots from recycled newspaper and this year Cornell Cooperative Extension will also be providing free pH testing if you bring a soil sample. Please note: 2 cups of soil are needed to complete a pH test. If your sample is dry, testing will be done at the library during the event. If the soil is wet, testing will be done at the CCE offices & results sent via US Postal mail. Please visit our website at or give us a call at 518-283-3721 for more information.

Events at Troy Public Library 3/26 – 4/1

Troy Public Library (Main) is located at 100 2nd Street, Troy, NY. The Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY. All events are free and open to the public. Registration may be required and is designated with an “RR.” Call (518) 274-7071 with any questions or to register.

Chair Yoga – Mon, Mar 27, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (Lansingburgh) Join us every Monday for Chair Yoga, performed using a chair for balance and support. Focus will be on yogic breath work and relaxation. Please wear loose/comfortable clothing and bring your yoga mat (because it gives participants more traction). RR

Lego Brick Builders – Mon., Mar 27, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Lansingburgh) Join us for some lightly structured Lego fun; build off a theme or get creative! Legos provided. For ages 5 and up. Children under 7 must have a caregiver present at all times.

Woolen Air Diffusers – Mon., Mar 27, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Lansingburgh) Participants will create adorable diffusers for home or car out of felt wool balls. The diffusers are finished with a decorative clothespin and a cute tassel and then infused with essential oils of choice. All materials will be provided. RR

Teen Game Night – Tues, Mar 28, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Main) Do you like video games or board games, or just want a fun place to hang out with your friends? Come to the library for some free games and snacks!

Adult Contemporary Book Club – Wed, Mar 29, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Lansingburgh) This month we are reading Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead.

Music Trivia! – Thurs, Mar 30, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. (Main) Test your music knowledge and win some fun prizes! Come with a team or make a team of your own with like-minded trivia enthusiasts! Light refreshments will be provided.

Storytime Learn and Play – Thur., Mar 30, 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. (Main) & Fri., Mar 31, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (Lansingburgh) We will share stories, songs, movements and more! For children ages 0-5 with a caregiver.

T-e-a-m up for the SLTL Spelling Bee

The Sand Lake Town Library Friends are buzzing with spelling excitement! If you love word games, join the fun on Friday, March 31st at 7:00pm at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts. 

We are challenging local boards, businesses, clubs, community workers, friends, politicians, restaurants, teams and other groups to compete in this local round of the Great UHLS Spell-Off! Teams are made up of 2 people and the Bee will have both a written and a spoken portion. 

You can sign up at or in-person at the library (8428 Miller Hill Road). Winners will go on to compete at the Upper Hudson Spell-Off on April 30th. Email with questions. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be an a-p-i-a-r-i-s-t to participate!

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