At Your Library

At Your Library 09.26.19

Berlin Free Town Library

Berlin Free Town Library is pleased to announce our annual Book and Bake Sale. It will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 10 am to 1 pm. We have many gently used paperbacks and hard cover books for sale. Romance and mystery novels, cookbooks, children’s books and many more. The proceeds from this sale are used to fund events and programs that we put on throughout the year. After you have loaded up your bag with books, stop on by the baked goods table. I’m sure you can find something for your sweet tooth. We are located at 47 S. Main Street in Berlin, NY. Like us on Facebook for updates.

New “Sand Lake Town Library Friends” Group Forming

“Sand Lake Town Library Friends” recently held their second organizational meeting. We are looking for a few additional people who would like to be part of this exciting group! At this stage, we are working to create a vibrant committee of people who share their talents to get the “SLTL Friends” group off the ground. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 7th 6:30-7:45p.m. at the library. If you’re interested, contact jill@nullbonesteel.com

Results of 2020 North Greenbush Public Library Annual Budget Vote

The Board of Trustees of the North Greenbush Public Library thanks the voters of the North Greenbush Library District for their overwhelming support for the 2020 budget. The proposed budget received a yes vote on 95% of the ballots cast in the annual election held on September 12, 2019. Visit our website at http://www.northgreenbushlibrary.org/ or our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NGreenbushLibrary/. The Library is located in the North Greenbush Municipal Building, Main Avenue, Wynantskill. Hours are from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Monday through Friday and from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturday. Our phone number is 518-283-0303.

Nassau Free Library Programs

Storytime: Every Wednesday @ 10:30am- Join us for stories, songs & crafts geared towards our youngest friends.

Yoga: Sat. 9/28 10:30am

Fitness Fusion: Thurs. 9/26 6pm

Census 2020 Information Session: Mon. 9/30 3pm The 2020 Census is fast approaching! Responding is easy, safe—and important. Help your community count & attend this 2020 Census presentation.

Teen Cafe: Mon. 9/30 6-8pm-Teens can hang out in our new teen area! We’ll have games, crafts, tea, hot cocoa, and snacks. Pop in the check out the new TEEN space! 11+

Ukulele Lessons: Tues. 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29 6:30pm- This four-class introductory course is designed to get you started on the ukulele. A suggested donation of $20 to the library will help to offset the cost of the program. Please call the library to register. Attending all 4 classes is required for registration. Bring your own ukulele. Ages 12+

Library Writing Center: Are you writing for pleasure, school, or business? We can help you through the writing process: pre-writing, revising, and/or citing sources. Please call the library to reserve a one-half hour time slot Tuesdays from 2-5 PM. Bring what you’ve written in printed form, a USB, or on your laptop computer. Ages 14 and older.

Library Computer Skills Lab: So, you finally got a laptop computer! Now you aren’t sure how to create a document or a spreadsheet. Call the library to sign up for a one-half hour session on Thursdays from 2-5 PM to learn basic computer skills for success. Bring your laptop computer with you to the session or use one of ours. Ages 18 and older.

Visit us on Facebook and the web at www.nassaufreelibrary.org (518)766-2715

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

East Greenbush Community Library 9/26-10/3

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

*Events with an asterisk require Registration.

9/26: Food For Thought Cookbook Club: Harvest Herb Presentation, 6pm

9/27: Adult Open Recreation, 9:30am-2:30pm;

9/28: Flu Shot Clinic, 10am-2pm. Covered by most health insurance; bring your card. No registration necessary.

9/29: Triskele in Concert*, 2pm

9/30: English as a New Language, 9:30-12:30pm; League of Women Voters Environmental Speakers Series: Taking Community Level Action to Address Environmental Issues*, 7pm

10/1: Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time, 4-6pm; Mat Yoga with Camie*, 5:30pm

10/2: English as a New Language, 9:30-12:30pm; 30-Minute Genealogy Appointments*, 5-7:30pm

10/3: Cord-Cutting 101*, 6:30pm

We’re not DQ but we sure do have great Sundays!

If you’re looking for the inside scoop on faith, then come worship at the Church by the Lake. Snyder’s Lake Community Church offers a non-denominational, Christian service rooted in the Gospel and family values. Join us every Sunday at our 10am worship service located at 24 Camp Scully Way, Wynantskill. Some things are just mint to be!

Events at Castleton Public Library, 9/29-10/5

Located at 85 S. Main St., Castleton, NY 12033

All events are free. Questions? Call 518-732-0879.

Computer Basics

Learn the basics of using a computer or other device in a one-on-one session. Appointment required; call 518-732-0879.

Mend-A-Bear

Make an appointment for free repair of your stuffed animal or dog toy! Call 518-369-2488 for appointment.

Monday Mile Community Walk – Monday, September 30, 5:00pm

Location: Intersection of Main Street and Scott Avenue

Weather permitting. All ages (age 10 & under must be accompanied by adult).

Visit with Eddy Alzheimer Services – Tuesday, October 1, 2:00-4:00pm

Are you a caregiver for someone with dementia? Drop in to talk with social workers from Eddy Alzheimer’s Services. Learn about the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Initiative, which provides free resources & support to caregivers.

Pajama Storytime – Tuesday, October 1, 6:00pm

Feel free to wear your pajamas or bring a stuffed animal to this evening storytime! Ages birth-8.

Fun Fall Crafts – Wednesday, October 2, 3:00-7:00pm

Celebrate the fall by making a special craft to decorate your home!

Learn & Play Storytime – Thursday, October 3, 10:30am

Children from birth to age 5 are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement while building early literacy and motor skills! Join us every Thursday for fun and learning.

Early Literacy Playtime – Friday, October 4, 10:00-11:00am

Drop in playtime for children ages birth-5 to strengthen early literacy skills while playing.

Perler Bead Crafts – Saturday, October 5, 10:00am-4:00pm

Come make something awesome out of perler beads!

Sand Lake Town Library Events

Storytime – Thursdays at 11:30am. Learn early literacy skills and strategies with your pre-schooler while enjoying stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Learn about the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program while you are here.

Pre-school Playtime – Friday, September 27 at 11am. Drop in with your pre-schooler to meet and play with other pre-schoolers. We have duplo blocks, Potato Heads, and more.

Artist Reception – Tuesday, October 1, 11:30 – 1pm. Meet the artists from Brunswick Center and learn about the art in their latest showcase, “Pieces of my Heart.” Light refreshments will be provided.

Stretch & Strengthen – New Day: Wednesdays at 11:15am. Gently stretch and strengthen your muscles. Bring a yoga mat or large towel and wear comfortable clothes.

Book Club – Wednesday, October 2, 7pm – Join our lively discussion of “Autumn” by Ali Smith.

Astronomy Day – Saturday, October 5 is the fall date for Astronomy Day. Drop in to learn the difference between a terrestrial and an astronomical telescope, view a mini planetarium, and make star-related crafts.

Savvy Medicare Planning – Wednesday, October 9, 6 – 7pm. Learn the basics of medicare as part of your retirement planning. It’s never too early to start preparing.

Check Out Flipster!

Wynantskill, New York— 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

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