At Your Library

At Your Library 04.22.21

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

Stunning Succulents

TROY – Master Gardener and Interior Designer Denise Maurer will be presenting a workshop entitled Stunning Succulents on Monday, May 10th at 6:30PM, for the Troy Public Library.

You’ve got to love succulents. Give them plenty of sun, and water occasionally, and they will reward you with show stopping textures, colors and offspring. Learn how easy it is to incorporate them into your home- and landscapes. Buying and growing tips will be included along with plenty of inspiration to create succulent dish gardens and vertical mosaics.

This program will be conducted via zoom. Please register using your email address so that we can send you a link to the presentation. This program is free and open to the public. Please register online at or by calling (518)274-7071.

Jigsaw Puzzle Sale to Benefit Poestenkill Library

POESTENKILL – The Friends of the Poestenkill Library are having another huge jigsaw puzzle sale to re-stock your collection! We will offer many dozens of good condition used puzzles, on the lawn of the Poestenkill Library, on Saturday, May 15 (rain date Sunday, May 16). Hours are 9 – noon. The library is at 9 Plank Road, Poestenkill 12140. Proceeds benefit the Library. Masks and social distancing will be required to protect against coronavirus. Please be prepared to wait in line to approach the tables of puzzles if there is a crowd. Hand sanitizer will be provided. Prices are $5 for 1000-piece puzzles and $3 for fewer than 1000 pieces. Our inventory has grown steadily since our last sale in the fall, so come to choose from great brand name puzzles like White Mountain, Wysocki, and Hometown. For more information contact Marcia at 518 283 5353.

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.

Friends Raffle Basket Fundraiser: Beekman 1802 products. $1/ticket on sale now. Drawing is 5/7.

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

4/29: Hands-on Virtual Cooking Class “Cinco de Mayo” with Felisha Chandler from CCE, 6:30 pm

5/3: Monday Night Book Chat; 7 pm on library Facebook channel (no registration required)

5/4: Virtual Morning Yoga with Lisa, 9 am; Virtual Storytime, 10am

5/7: *New Series* Armchair Traveller Virtual Presentation: Thomas Hart Benton mural cycles in the NY State Museum, 1 pm

5/11: Virtual Morning Yoga with Lisa, 9 am; Virtual Storytime, 10am

5/12: Virtual Trivia, 7 pm

5/17: Monday Book Discussion (features a different book for each session), 10 am or 7 pm

5/20: Hands-On Virtual Cooking Class “All-Star” Picnic themed foods with Felisha Chandler from CCE, 6:30 pm

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 ( &

Brunswick Community Library Events

BRUNSWICK – Book Your Bubble Browsing Appointments available Monday-Friday 11-5. Call (518)279-4023 to schedule a time.

Take home STEAM kits are offered daily with a different kit each week. Available as supplies last.

4/19-24 Engineer a Bird’s Nest

4/26-30 Butterfly Coffee Filters

No contact pick up is on going in our shed. The shed also has a small book and puzzle sale inside.

Our Fiction book club and Nonfiction book club meeting virtually. Email for more information.

Sand Lake Town Library News

SAND LAKE – Happy Earth Day! Pick up an Earth Day-themed Take & Make STEM kit for kids April 19 – 23 at the library.

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 29 at 7pm join trainer Nate Heyer for Email Marketing with Mailchimp. Learn to create simple email marketing campaigns for your business, organization, or cause, track open rates and generate a mailing list signup form for your website or Facebook page – all with a free Mailchimp account. On May 13 join the Introduction to Microsoft Excel session. Sessions will be held online via GoToMeeting. See our website for details and the registration link for this and other classes.

Still available – vegetable and flower seeds donated by 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 through the end of April.

Just a reminder that we have wi-fi hot spots available for a 14-day loan. A wi-fi hotspot is a device that allows you to connect your mobile enabled devices (laptop, smartphones, tablets,) to the Internet. The hotspot is portable so you can connect your device almost wherever you go – home, the park, in the car, etc. Pick-up and drop-off at Sand lake Town Library only – these cannot be requested.

Current hours: M W F 11 – 3, T Th 11 – 6, Sat. 10- 2. Located at 8428 Miller Hill Road.

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