At Your Library

At Your Library 04.07.22

Sand Lake Town Library News

Stop by Saturday, April 9, 10am – 12pm for a Breakfast & Books Meet & Greet with the SLTL Friends. Enjoy a light breakfast compliments of the Sand Lake Kiwanis and help officially launch this community organization.

Tech Help Sessions are back! Call 518-674-5050 to reserve a time slot to bring in your device & get your questions answered. Wednesday, April 13 & April 27, 2 – 3pm. Let us know if there are specific classes you’d like to see scheduled.

We will be closed Saturday, April 16 for the Easter weekend.

Earth Day Kids Art Cart, Wednesday, April 20 at 2pm. 

Farm Animals Storytime, Thursday, April 21, 11:30! Stories, fun and a simple craft. Please call to register.

Pick up kids’ Take & Make kits at the circulation desk.

Seed Swap: new flower seeds are here. Help yourself and please share any extra seeds you may have.

Did you know that the library has wi-fi hotspots to loan for up to 14 days plus 3 day loans of museum passes to The Clark, MASS MoCA, or the USS Slater.

Check the Community Calendar at for events around town. Submit events to

Library Hours: M-TH 11 – 8; F 11 – 3; Sat 10 – 2. Masks strongly encouraged. Call 518-674-5050 for more information.

Friends of the Castleton Public Library Breakfast Fundraiser

Includes: 2 Eggs, Bacon or Sausage, Home Fries, Toast, Pancakes, Juice, Coffee or Tea $10

Saturday, April 9th,Time: 9-11am 

Held at: Rensselaer Elks Lodge 2073, 683 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, N.Y. Thank you for supporting the library.

North Greenbush Public Library Update

“Worm, worm, wiggle, squirm!”. Surprise! It’s time for April showers and mud and puddles, all imagined in the book “Worm Weather” by Jean Taft, included in our April Storytime kits, along with an activity sheet and a simple craft. Perfect for children ages 3-6, you can pick one up at the circulation desk while supplies last.

April may bring showers, but it is also National Poetry Month. Help celebrate this event along with our Virtual Book Club by emailing up to three of your favorite poems to by April 11. A compilation of the poems will be emailed to book club attendees on April 20 for a reading and discussion at the club’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 26 at 6:30 PM. Call the library at 518-283-0303 with questions and to request the meeting link.

Library hours are Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 7 PM; Saturday, 10 AM to 2 PM; Grab ‘N’ Go is available. Masks are strongly encouraged for all patrons. Information needed? Call 518-283-0303.

Breakfast and Books this Saturday!

The Sand Lake Town Library Friends invite you to “Breakfast & Books” Saturday, April 9th from 10am-12pm at the library. It’s part of National Library Week and a great way to “Connect with Your Library” as we officially launch our Friends group. Breakfast items and coffee will be provided by the Sand Lake Kiwanis. Members of the SLTL Friends will be on hand with some activities. 

We look forward to talking with you about what we already do to support the library and hear your ideas. Take a little time out of your Saturday morning and enjoy “Breakfast & Books” with old and new friends!

Adult Book Group

TROY – Our monthly book group meets the first Monday of every month at 6:30 pm to discuss a wide range of book selections. New members are always welcomed. Monthly participation is not necessary, come for the books that interest you! This is a hybrid program, you may attend in person or via Zoom according to your preference.

Here are our upcoming book selections:

•May 2nd – The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Shwalbe

•June 6th – Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell

•July 11th – Cuba: An American History by Ada Frerrer, Chapters 1-21

•August 8th – Cuba: An American History by Ada Frerrer, Chapters 22-33

•September 5th – The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

This discussion is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register call the library at 518-274-7071 or online at Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

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