At Your Library

At Your Library 04.23.20

Update from Castleton Public Library

CASTLETON – Although we are currently closed to the public, Castleton Public Library is here for you! We offer access to eBooks, digital audiobooks, digital magazines, and more. If you don’t currently have a library card, it’s very easy to get a temporary barcode online to use these resources right away! We are also offering some online classes and events such as storytimes for young children and book discussions for adults. For more information, please visit our website (www.castletonpubliclibrary.org). If you have questions, you can email us at director@<span class=”oe_displaynone”>null</span>castletonpubliclibrary.org, or call 518-732-0879 (leave a message and we will return your call). We miss seeing our patrons and we look forward to seeing you when we reopen!

Sand Lake Town Library News – Hoopla is Here

SAND LAKE – Great news for all our library users – hoopla is now available! Hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – even your TV! Items can be borrowed by multiple users, so there is no waiting. SLTLibrary offers 5 instant borrows each month, but there are also bonus borrows which don’t count against your 5 item limit.

To sign up for Hoopla, visit Hoopla Digital and select Get Started Today. Visit our website at sandlaketownlibrary.org for more information on hoopla, getting a library card, and more.

Even though our library building is closed, we are still here for you. Our book club is still meeting on the first Wednesday of each month on zoom. May’s book is “Circe” by Madeline Miller. If you’d like to join in, email director@nullsandlaketownlibrary.org and we’ll get you connected. Storytime readings and activities are posted on Thursday mornings on our facebook page, along with activities and useful websites for all ages every day. Send questions and comments to info@nullsandlaketownlibrary.org or call 518-248-5351. All of us at SLTL miss seeing our patrons and hope to be back with you as soon as it is prudent to do so. Be well.

East Greenbush Community Library Programs & Reference Services

EAST GREENBUSH – Virtual Reference Services:

Speak with a librarian by calling 518-477-7476 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 1pm-8pm and Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10am-8pm. Or email us anytime at eglibraryinfo@nulleglibrary.org. We will reply on weekdays within 24 hours.

Virtual Programming:

4/25: Virtual Library Kit – Cook Like the French; see our e-newsletter for weekly content

4/27: Monday Night Book Chat, 7-9pm on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/eglibrary/

Ongoing: Join the library’s virtual book discussion group on Goodreads! https://tinyurl.com/ydak9c7m

*New* Cookbook Chat – stay tuned for details on Facebook and our e-newsletter.

Kids bored?

*New* Boredom Busters Story Pack: A themed collection of e-books, movies and activities. Subscribe to our e-newsletter for details.

Check out our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/eglibrary/videos for virtual programming released each week! Check out virtual storytimes with Miss Molly & Miss Joelle, and kids’ crafts with Miss Ariana. Be on the lookout for new activities posted on Facebook, we have weekly Building Club Challenges on Wednesdays and a virtual Mashup activity on Instagram @eglibrary/teens for middle and high schoolers on Fridays!

Resources:

*Free* Tech Training with Tech-Talk. Go to https://www.tech-talk.com/ (member login username and password is free-learning). Subscribe https://www.tech-talk.com/free-learning-newsletter

Visit eglibrary.org for self-service information such as Readers Advisories, Tech Tips, self-help videos, applying online for a library card & more!

Subscribe to our weekly e-Newsletter at http://bit.ly/EGLibraryNews. For past issues go to https://eglibrary.org/newsletter/

Nassau Free Library News

NASSAU – As you might know, the Nassau Free Library has been closed until further notice. During the closure, due dates on materials will be extended, all holds will be maintained, and no fines will be charged. We will continue to post library information on our Facebook page and website during this closure. In the meantime, we hope you will take advantage of some of the offerings the library can offer from a distance. Visit www.nassaufreelibrary.org for information about how to access ebooks, and databases. Virtual Storytimes have been posted on the website and Facebook page for our youngest friends to watch.

Please contact the library by phone (518)766-2715 or by email at director@nullnassaufreelibrary.org if you need help accessing your account information, need help with our remote offerings, or have any other questions. From all of us at the library, we hope everyone in our community stays healthy and safe during this unprecedented time. We look forward to seeing you again.

 

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