At Your Library

At Your Library 07.29.21

Shorts Out Loud at the Lansingburgh Branch of the Troy Public Library

TROY – The Troy Public Library is pleased to present “Shorts Out Loud!” consisting of fifteen minutes of LIVE acoustic music followed by a contemporary short story read out loud, on Thursdays through August 19th at 6:30 PM on the lawn at our Lansingburgh Branch.

July 29th Sid Fleisher Ray Andrews & Mike Rivest

August 5th Sandra Rouse Harry Pellegrin

August 12th Barbara Stubblebine Mike Gregg

August 19th TBA Julia Alsarraf

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

program is free and open to the public. It has been funded through the support of

The Friends of the Troy Public Library. Please bring your own chair or blanket to sit upon. Registration is suggested. To register, call 518-274-7071 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org

Events and Take-Home Kits at Castleton Public Library, 8/1-8/7

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

Have you signed up for Summer Reading? Sign up any time, all summer long! The more you read, the more chances you earn to win a raffle prize. Register in person at CPL or online at https://castny05.readsquared.com.

Events & Take-Home Kits:

Take & Make: Ocean Animals – Kit available for pick-up 8/2-8/7 – Create crafts inspired by ocean creatures!

Cool Science: Measuring the Wind – Kit available for pick-up through 8/7 – Make an anemometer to measure the wind!

Ice Cream Science – Tue., 8/3, 1:00-4:30pm – Learn about chemistry as we create a tasty treat! Held outdoors. Registration for a specific time slot is recommended; call 518-732-0879.

Yoga – Tue., 8/3, 6:00pm – With instructor Rachel Toolan. Held outdoors. Bring your own mat. All skill levels welcome. Ages 12 & up.

Virtual Storytime – Wed., 8/4 – Enjoy a storytime you can participate in at home! New video posted every Wednesday. All videos available on-demand. Complete playlist: tinyurl.com/CPL-storytime

Teen Time: Craft Hour- Thu., 8/5, 4:00pm – Get creative with a variety of craft supplies! For teens going into 6th-12th grades in the fall. Held outdoors. Registration recommended; call 518-732-0879.

Snow in August – Fri., 8/6, 11:00am-2:30pm – Make your own “snow” to take home! Held outdoors. Registration for a specific time slot is recommended; call 518-732-0879.

Summer Photo Challenge – Submit photos by 8/27 – What have you been up to during Summer Reading? Send photos of you making crafts, doing science experiments, reading books, and more! If you submit photos, you could win a gift card in a randomly drawn raffle. Your photos will also be part of a showcase video at the end of the summer! Open to all ages. Email photos by 8/27 to youthservices@nullcastletonpubliclibrary.org.

Meditation Group

TROY – The Troy Public Library will offer Meditation Classes on Tuesdays, August 3rd – September 28th at 2PM at our Lansingburgh Branch.

Are you interested in learning how to relax your mind and body? Come to a safe place to let go of your cares and worries. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, all are welcome. Bring your ideas and suggestions to the group!

Contact Ray Reuter at the Empowerment Exchange at 518-235-2173 for more information.

This program is free and open to the public. The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, New York.

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