At Your Library

At Your Library 05.09.19

Check Out Flipster!

Wynantskill, New York, May 1, 2019 — Flipster provides digital access through your library to the magazines you know and love. Read the complete contents of over 60 popular digital magazines on your computer or mobile device. There is no separate account to set up, your library card grants you access from wherever you are. Titles include People, US Weekly, The New Yorker, Forbes and many more. The free Flipster app for your mobile device is available on the iTunes Store and on Google Play. For links and more information, see the library website: northgreenbushlibrary.org.

North Greenbush Public Library, 141 Main Avenue, Wynantskill, NY 12198

 

Understanding the Affordable Care Act and What it Means to You

Join us at the Troy Public Library on Thursday, May 23rd, at 6PM as Health Insurance Navigator, Luis Belman, from the Public Policy and Education Fund of New York State, explains the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and what options you have when enrolling for health insurance.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is necessary.  For more information and to register, call 518-274-7071, stop at the information desk or online at www.thetroylibrary.org. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy.

 

Nassau Free Library Spring Programs

STORYTIME- Every Wednesday at 10:30am

FITNESS FUSION- Thurs., 5/16 & 5/30, 6pm

VILLAGE OF NASSAU BICENTENNIAL (SEMI) ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC AT VILLAGE COMMONS, Sat., 5/18, 2-6pm

BEGINNER’S YOGA- Sat., 5/18, 5/25, 10:30 am

MINECRAFT- Tues., 5/14, 6-7pm

Board Meeting: Wed., 5/15, 7pm

EATING FOR PERSONAL & PLANETARY HEALTH- Fri., 5/17, 6:30-8pm

KNITTING CIRCLE- Mon., 5/20, 6-8pm

LEGO CLUB- Tues., 5/21, 6pm

UKULELE LESSONS- Wed., 5/22, 5/29, 6/5, 6/12, 6-7:30pm

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT- Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Fri., 5/24, 6-8pm

Book Group I: Tues., 5/28, 7pm

VOLUNTEEN MEET-UP- Fri., 5/31, 6-8pm

THE FRIENDS BOOK & BAKE SALE- Fri., 6/7 & Sat., 6/8

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF PARTY- Thurs., 6/27, 6-8pm

Please Call to Register (518)766-2715. Visit www.nassaufreelibrary.org for more info.
The Nassau Free Library is located at 18 Church St., Nassau, NY 12123.

 

East Greenbush Community Library

10 Community Way, East Greenbush. 518-477-7476 or www.eastgreenbushlibrary.org
*Registration required.

5/9: Toddler Time (18-36 months), 10am; Baby Bookworms (up to 18 months), 11am; Women’s Voices – Women Poets (Part 1 of 3)*, 7pm

5/10: Art Discovery (ages 2-5)*, 10am; Open Recreation Space, 9:30am-2:30pm; Friday Mashup (grades 6-12), 3pm

5/11: Saturday Storytime, 11am; Mother’s Day Craft (ages 3+)*, 2pm

5/12: Brassy and Sassy: Music for Mom*, 2pm

5/13: ENL: English as a New Language, 9:30am-12:30pm; AARP Smart Driver Course*, 9:30am-4pm; Crafter Evening: Peace Flags, 6pm

5/14: Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), 10am; Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time, 4-6pm; Social Security Made Easy*, 7pm

5/15: Toddler Time (18-36 months), 10am; Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), 11am; ENL: English as a New Language, 9:30am-12:30pm; Teen Volunteer (TV) Club (grades 6-12)*, 3:15pm; Free Monthly Movie*, 6:30pm

5/16: Toddler Time (18-36 months), 10am; Baby Bookworms (up to 18 months), 11am; Food For Thought Cookbook Club: The Art of Tapas*, 6pm; Women’s Voices – Women Poets (Part 2 of 3)*, 7pm

5/18: The Friends present: An Afternoon with Author Wanda Fischer*, 2pm. Wanda Fischer is novelist and host of WAMC’s “The Hudson River Sampler.”

 

Sand Lake Town Library Events

STORYTIME – Thursdays, 11:30am.

DREAM GROUP – Thursday, May 9, 6:30pm. Curious about your dreams and what they might mean? Join Bob Moore as he shares many years of dream group experience. Call to reserve a spot.

ASTRONOMY DAY – Saturday, May 11, 12:30 – 3pm. Stop in to see a mini planetarium or make a pocket solar system or a star-related craft.

STRETCH & STRENGTHEN – Tuesdays at 11:30am

BUILDERS’ CLUB – Wednesday, May 22, 3:30pm – 6pm.

MUSEUM PASSES available for Albany Institute of History and Art, The Clark, miSci, and USS Slater.

Sand Lake Town Library, 8428 Miller Hill Road, Averill Park, 518-674-5050.

 

Books and Blooms Sale

Saturday, May 18th, from 9 am to 1 pm: Join us for the North Chatham Free Library’s annual open-air spring sale! Dive into spring with plants, books, great raffle items, and a little something to eat. Sift through our great selection of books including adult fiction, non-fiction, and children’s content. We will also have a wide array of audiobooks, movies and DVDs, music CDs, board games, and jigsaw puzzles. You’ll also have a chance to look through all of our greenery for sale, including flowers, houseplants, and much more! Come down and celebrate the warm weather with us. To find out more, visit the NCFL online at northchathamlibrary.org or in person at 4287 SR-203 in the hamlet of North Chatham. You can also call (518)-766-3211 or email Mail@nullNorthChathamLibrary.org.

 

Grafton Community Library Events

2455 NY Route 2, Grafton, NY 12082

May 9, Lego Club 3:45-5 pm
Youth Paint Party 5:30 pm – must register in advance
Alcoholics Anonymous 7:30 pm

May 14, Off the Bus Arts and Crafts 3:45-5 pm
Game Night 5 pm

May 15, Tot Time Music & Movement 10:30 am
Cemetery Meeting 6:30 pm

May 16, Off the Bus Lego Club 3:45 – 5 pm
Alcoholics Anonymous 7:30 pm

May 21, Off the Bus Arts and Crafts 3:45-5 pm
Game Night 5 pm

May 22, Tot Time Story Hour

May 23, Off the Bus Lego Club 3:45 – 5 pm
Alcoholics Anonymous 7:30 pm

May 28, Off the Bus Arts and Crafts 3:45-5 pm
Game Night 5 pm

May 29, Tot Time Music & Movement 10:30 am
Adult Book Club 12:30 pm, discussing News of the World by Paulette Jiles

May 30, Off the Bus Lego Club 3:45 – 5 pm
“Fairy Time” Part 1- Building Fairy Houses 5:30 pm registration required
Alcoholics Anonymous 7:30 pm

June 3, YA Book Club 6:30 pm

June 4, Last one- Off the Bus Arts and Crafts 3:45-5 pm
Game Night 5 pm

June 5, Tot Time Story Hour 10:30 am

June 6, Last one- Off the Bus Lego Club 3:45 – 5 pm
Alcoholics Anonymous 7:30 pm

 

Lansingburgh Library Evening Book Discussion

The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch Evening Book Group will be discussing Thomas Mullen’s Darktown on Tues., May 21st, at 6:15 PM.

Our monthly book group meets 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 discussion is free and open to the public.  For more information, call the library at 518-235-5310 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org.

Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY.

 

May at the North Chatham Free Library

Tips for Local Gardeners
Tuesday, May 14th, from 10 am to 12 pm: Make your green thumb greener! Ring in the sunshine with expert local gardeners Tony Romeo and Mark Reiner.

Books and Blooms Sale
Saturday, May 18th, from 9 am to 1 pm: Join us for the North Chatham Free Library’s annual open-air spring sale! Dive into spring with plants, books, raffle items, and a little something to eat.

Creative Culinary Creations for Warmer Weather
Friday, May 31st, from 10am to 12 pm: Jumpstart your healthy summer eating habits with this cooking workshop by Chef Linda Romeo.

To register or find out more, visit the NCFL online at northchathamlibrary.org or in person at 4287 SR-203 in the hamlet of North Chatham. You can also call (518) 766-3211 or email Mail@nullNorthChathamLibrary.org.

 

Friends of The Rensselaer Library

The Friends met on April 17th and discussed their upcoming events and fundraisers.  The next meeting of the Friends will be May 16th at 6:30pm.  New members are always welcome; it is a wonderful way to improve the lives of our young and not so young people of the city, so volunteer today.

SAVE THE DATES:

May 9th–Teen After School Community Service Day 3pm-when finished.

June 12th–The Friends will sponsor “Jester Jim” at VR Elementary School at 1pm.

June 29th–Registration for the Summer Reading Kickoff. This year’s theme will be “A Universe of Stories” 11am-2pm. Hot dogs, rocket fuel and moon pies.

Sept. 14th–Our first annual fundraiser “A Taste of Rensselaer” from 5-9 pm at City View Terrace above Partition Wine and Liquor.

 

 

SML Is Looking for Volunteers

The Stephentown Library is looking for volunteers to help out at the library. Do you love your library and want to help out? Do you not know much about the library but are interested in learning more? Call the library at 518-733-5750, email Kim Roppolo at director@nullstephentownlibrary.org or stop in for more information.

 

Fine Free Fridays Announced at Stephentown Memorial Library

Do you have library books or movies that you’ve had out for a long time and haven’t brought them back because of those pesky late fees? Well, Fine Free Fridays are for you!! Effective immediately, SML is waiving late fees for ALL items returned Thursday night in the drop box, at the front desk during Friday’s open hours, and those that are returned to the drop box Friday nights. In short, FINE FREE LIBRARY RETURNS Thursday 6 p.m. – Saturday 10 a.m. Questions? Call the library at 518-733-5750 or email Kim Roppolo at director@nullstephentownlibrary.org.

 

May Events at the Rensselaer Library

Pre-K Storytime- Tuesdays at 11 am.  Ages 2-6, no sign-up needed. Siblings welcome.

Teen Anime Club-Thursdays 5-7 PM. Ages 13-18. Watch anime, discuss manga and pop culture, and hang out with your friends.

E-books explained- Tuesday, May 14, at 2 PM. How to download free e-books and audiobooks to your phone, Kindle, computer or other device.  Bring your own device or try out different ones. (Can’t come to this session? Please call to set up a one-on-one appointment).

Teen Volunteer day-Thursday, May 9, at 3 PM.  High School Seniors, need a few more hours to complete for your community service requirement? Join us to help spruce up the library for spring. Wear work clothes and sneakers. (We will reschedule if the weather is bad).

Friends of the Library Meeting- Thursday, May 16, at 6:30 PM. New members wanted!

Rensselaer Public Library is located across the street from the Amtrak parking lot. To learn more, see  http://rensselaerlibrary.org/ or visit the library’s Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/RensselaerLibrary.

 

Yoga Program –Troy Public Library

The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch in conjunction with the Troy YMCA, will offer Yoga classes on Mondays, April 1st – May 20th, at 5:30PM. This is an all-level yoga class that will invigorate your body and reduce stress.  You will experience traditional yoga poses, stretching, breathing and relaxation techniques which will improve your flexibility, balance, strength and overall wellness. Please bring your own mat.

This program is free and open to the public. Please register by calling the library at 518-235-5310 or online at  www.thetroylibrary.org.  The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY.

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