At Your Library

At Your Library 07.09.20

Brunswick Community Library

BRUNSWICK – Weekly youth take home activities! Call (518) 279-4023 to register for a craft and sign up for Summer Reading. Storytime in a bags are offered daily when open. We are open Mon. – Fri. 10 – 6 and Sat. 10-2 

July 6th – 11th Grow Jack’s Beanstalk Light Maze 

13th – 18th Mermaid Tail Scale Art 

20th – 25th Storytelling: Maps and Stones

27th – Aug. 1st Unicorn Craft 

August 3rd – 8th Watercolor Castle Silhouettes

10th – 14th Rapunzel Pet Ropes

East Greenbush Community Library – New programs & services

EAST GREENBUSH – Community Archival Project – We’re collecting photographs, recipes, artwork, drawings, typed or handwritten journals and reflections that depict our strength, resilience, and enduring response to the global pandemic. For details about the project or to submit materials go to https://eglibrary.org/covid-19-archive/. Be sure to get the kids involved too!

Adult Readers Advisory services (https://eglibrary.org/adults/recommendations/) and Kids Book Bundles (https://eglibrary.org/children/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.

Summer Reading Challenge is June 15 – August 14: Imagine Your Story is this year’s theme. Play online with Beanstack, which allows participants of all ages to track their reading, complete fun challenges, earn badges and prizes! Adults who prefer our traditional game cards can download/print a copy from our website or pick up at our drive-thru window while supplies last. This year our prizes will focus on supporting our local businesses. Learn more at https://eglibrary.org/summer-reading/.

Virtual Events:

One-on-One appointments with a career/resume coach available July 8th and July 14th via video conference. Call the library for more details and to register.

Kids in grades K-5 can join Jodie Fitz and the Price Chopper/Market 32 Cooking Club on Thursday, July 16th for some virtual “at home” cooking fun. Registration required, please see our online event calendar for details. Go to https://eglibrary.org/virtual-events/ for more upcoming events.

Farmers’ Market: Wednesdays, 4-7pm. Visit us at https://cdymca.org/farmers-market/ for details.

Library Services: Visit our website at eglibrary.org or call 518-477-7476 for service updates.

Subscribe at http://bit.ly/EGLibraryNews. Past issues: https://eglibrary.org/newsletter/

North Greenbush Public Library Update

NORTH GREENBUSH – The North Greenbush Public Library will begin a careful, phased process of returning limited in-person service, by appointment only, beginning Monday, July 13. Appointment times are M/W/F between 10 am and 2 pm; Tu/Th between 3 pm and 7 pm. Appointments are limited to 20 minutes, to make copies, print, fax or browse for items, allowing only three patrons an hour in the library to accommodate social distancing, cleaning and disinfecting. All patrons entering the library must wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth. Please call the library at 518-283-0303 to make an appointment. The library’s Grab ’N’ Go pick-up option will continue during this time.

Remember–it’s not too late to sign up for Summer Reading! Our program has gone online this year. We’ve partnered with ReadSquared to create an online summer reading challenge for all ages– adults, teens and children. Win prizes! Take home themed crafts! Go scavenger hunting and take a StoryWalk! All this and more when you log your reading on ReadSquared. Visit: http:// northgreenbushny11.readsquared.com/ to register today!

Our phased reopening plan is based on guidance from the state, CDC, WHO and Upper Hudson Library System, placing the highest priority on the health and well-being of you, our patrons, and our staff. With this commitment and challenge in mind, we will regularly be reviewing the plan. Thank you for your continued patience and understanding as we work to safely resume library services.

Nassau Free Library News

NASSAU – We are happy to announce that you can now visit our library by appointment! In-building library service is now available by appointment between the hours of 3-6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Appointments will last a maximum of 25 minutes. Please call (518)766-2715 to schedule a visit. Masks are required for entry into the library. Visit our website at www.nassaufreelibrary.org for more information. Prefer to stay in your car? Our Parking Lot Pickup Service is available Monday-Friday 3-6 pm. Call (518)766-2715 or visit our website for details on how to place a hold on materials.

We are re-imagining our Summer Reading Program at the Nassau Free Library! The Summer Reading Program is a great way to learn over the summer and keep up brain power while having fun. This year we are introducing Readsquared, an online option for recording reading minutes, playing mini-games, and more. Go to nasaufreelibraryny11.readsquared.com to create an account and learn more about the Readsquared app. Also visit our website, www.nassaufreelibrary.org, and our Facebook page to download and print out traditional reading logs & bingo sheets to complete at home. We will also have printed bingo sheets for reading minutes outside the library doors available. Visit the website to learn about our new Take Home Art Kits available for pickup starting July 6th. The Nassau Free Library Summer Reading Program will host virtual programs, prizes, and summer reading book club, for all ages.

The Nassau Free Library is located at 18 Church St. Nassau, NY 12123.

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