At Your Library

At Your Library 04.08.21

The Book Seller is Open

TROY – The Book Seller is once again open Saturdays from 10 to 2 at the Lansingburgh Library. We offer gently used books of all types, plus CDs.

The Book Seller is a project of the Friends of the Troy Public Library. All proceeds go to adding programs and services at the library, both at Main and the Lansingburgh Branch. For more info go to or follow us on Facebook at

East Greenbush Community Library

EAST GREENBUSH – Open Hours: Mon, 9-4 pm; Tue/Thu/Fri 11-6pm; Wed 11-7 pm; Sat 10-4pm; Building closed Sundays; Virtual library is always open! Get updates at 518-477-7476 or Masks & social distancing required. Please keep visits brief.

Registration is required for all programs unless noted otherwise. Register at

4/19: Monday Night Book Chat; 7 pm on library Facebook channel (no registration required)

4/20: Virtual Morning Yoga with Lisa, 9 am; Virtual Storytime, 10am

4/22: Virtual Presentation from Historian, Kathryn Sheehan: Beer Making in Rensselaer County, 7 pm

4/24: Day Before the Awards Film Festival Virtual Event! 1pm. Film critics, Jackson Murphy & Jim Dixon, will discuss the nominated movies, performances, and achievements. In addition, there will be a Q&A with attendees.

Visit kids blog “Check It Out with Charlie” at Readers Advisory Services and Kids Book Bundles Fill out the online form with your preferences, we’ll select books to match and put them on hold for you! You can also call 518-477-7476 for help.

Borrow laptops and hotspots! Kids tablets, movies-on-the-go, and audiobooks from Playaway. No car stereo or DVD player required.

Free Webinars, Articles, Workshops & Resources at ( &

Sand Lake Town Library News

SAND LAKE – Want to brush up on your tech skills? Sand Lake Town Library is participating in digital classes provided by our Upper Hudson Library System. On Thursday, April 15 at 7pm join trainer Nate Heyer for Facebook Pages for Business. Learn how to create a free online presence for your business, nonprofit, or organization. Sessions will be held online via GoToMeeting. See our website for details and the registration link for this and other classes provided by Upper Hudson Library System and trainer Nate Heyer.

Just in – a donation of vegetable and flower seeds from Cornell Cooperative Extension Rensselaer County. Pick up a packet when you stop in for your books!

Check out the Arlene Schulman prints and fun Dr. Seuss Baskets put together by the SLTLibrary Friends. Enter in a drawing to win one.

To celebrate Earth Day pick up a Take & Make STEM kit April 19 – 23.

The SLTL Book Club is reading “Life after Life” by Jill McCorkle for their May 5th meeting. Contact the library for details.

We still have state & federal tax forms for those who need them. We also have wi-fi hot spots available for a 14-day loan period – these cannot be requested.

Thank you to Ann Fonda-Winnicki, Maggie Litzeuberger & Stanley Byer, “in memory of Stanley & Rosemary Supkiss,” and everyone who contributed to the library’s fundraising campaign.

Services & Events at Castleton Public Library, 4/11-4/17

CASTLETON – CPL is located at 85 S. Main St., Castleton, NY. All events are free. Questions? Call 518-732-0879.

We are open for walk-in service with limited capacity & services. Check or call for current info. We also offer curbside pick-up!


Kids Cook: Nutella Banana Rolls – Video posted Tue., 4/13 – Learn to make fun, fruity rolls with tortillas, Nutella, & bananas! Full Kids Cook series playlist:

Coffee & Conversation – Tue., 4/13, 1:00pm – Grab your cup of coffee or tea (or your lunch!) and join us for light, friendly discussion. For adults. Email for Zoom connection information.

Virtual Storytime with Miss Joelle – Wed., 4/14 – Join Miss Joelle for a story & rhymes/songs at home! New video posted every Wednesday. Full storytime series playlist:

Friends of CPL Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser – Sat., 4/17, 9:00-11:00am. Location: Cherrybrook Cafe, 30 S. Main Street, Castleton, NY 12033. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and support the library at the same time!

Cool Science: Grow a Bean – Kit available for pick-up through 5/1 – Grow your own bean in a jar and learn about the science behind how beans grow!

Take & Make Crafts: Earth Day Crafts – Kit available for pick-up through 5/1 – Celebrate our amazing planet with fun Earth Day Crafts!

Teen Time: Blackout Poetry – Kit available for pick-up through 5/1 – For teens in 6th-12th grades only. Get creative with some fun blackout poetry.

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