At Your Library

At Your Library 09.29.22

Events at Castleton Public Library, 10/2-10/8

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


We’re Seeking Halloween Costume Donations for our Costume Giveaway! Drop off any costumes and accessories during libary hours from now through 10/13. 

Events & Take-Home Kit:

Take & Make Craft: Pumpkin Paper Lanterns – Pick up anytime from Monday, October 3 through Saturday, October 29. Make a paper jack-o’-lantern to get ready for Halloween!

Guided StoryWalk – Mon., 10/3, 10:30am – Location: We’ll meet at the beginning of the StoryWalk (near the playground) at Schodack Island State Park – 1 Schodack Island Way, Schodack Landing, NY 12156. Join us (weather permitting) to explore Leaves by David Ezra Stein. The book is up all month long!

Pajama Storytime – Tues., 10/4, 6:00pm – Feel free to wear your pajamas or bring a stuffed animal friend to this evening storytime! For ages birth to 8 years. 

Learn & Play Storytime – Thurs., 10/6, 10:30am – Children from birth to age 5 are invited to enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and movement while building their early literacy and motor skills!

Sand Lake Town Library Events

Adult writing class Tuesdays, 1:30 – 3pm through October 18th. At the end of the six week course, participants will have their short story piece published in a short story magazine. 

LEGO Tuesdays – ages 4 and up can drop in anytime between 3:30pm and 6:00pm to build with our LEGOs.

Family Storytime – Wednesdays at 11am. Enjoy stories, songs, crafts & fun while learning pre-literacy skills. All ages – no registration needed.

SLTL Book Club will discuss “The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven,” on Wednesday, October 5, 7:00pm at the library.

The library will be closed Monday, October 10.

Pre-retirement Series: Social Security on 10/12, 6pm; Medicare on 10/19, 6:30pm; Wills & Healthcare Proxies on 10/26, 6:30pm. Please call to register.

Museum passes to The Clark, USS Slater, MASS MoCA, Albany Institute of History & Art, and Hancock Shaker Village are available for loan, as are wi-fi hotspots.

Located at 8428 Miller Hill Road, Averill Park. Hours: M-TH 11 – 8; F 11 – 4; Sat 10 – 2. Call 518-674-5050 with questions.

Halloween Costume Swap at Poestenkill Library

Think green this Halloween! Save money and reduce waste by participating in a Halloween Costume Swap at Poestenkill Library. 

The library is currently accepting donations of clean, gently used Halloween costumes. Costumes, Halloween masks, and costume accessories in good condition can be donated between now and 10/8. All sizes, infant – adult, are welcome. Donations should be brought to the circulation desk during regular hours. Please, do not leave them on the library porch. To ensure the best, hassle-free swap experience for participants we also ask that you label all costumes with a description (ie. vampire, size 7/8). 

On Wednesday, 10/12 between 4:30 – 6:30, come to the library to pick out a “new to you” costume. All costumes, masks, and accessories will be free and available on a first-come, first served basis. This event is open to everyone. You do not need to donate a costume in order to choose a new one, or vice versa. Please contact the library at
518-283-3721 if you have any questions about the Halloween Costume Swap.

Celebrating Our Volunteers – October 22, 2022

Please Join the Friends of the Nassau Free Library at an Open House Saturday, October 22, 2022 to honor and celebrate the volunteers who have worked with our library; In particular two individuals; Pat Bruck and Judi Markessinis, will be added to our plaque recognizing valued volunteers. 

We will have a brief ceremony for this memory of them. Please join us for light snacks and conversation from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 the Nassau Free Library, Rt. 20, Nassau, NY to help show appreciation for all those who are an integral part of the library.

EG Library Book Sale

Fall Book and Media Sale – Thousands of used books, DVDs, and audiobooks for adults and children. Huge selection, low prices! Cash, check or credit card accepted. Friday, October 7 – Noon – 5:30 PM; Saturday , October 8 – 10 AM – 4:30 PM; Sunday, October 9 – BAG SALE – Noon – 3 PM . Proceeds to benefit the East Greenbush Community Library

Autumn Sign Painting at the Troy Public Library

Join the library as we paint and stencil wooden signs celebrating the fall season. Spice up your home décor or gift to family and friends. Paints, brushes, and wooden plaques will be provided. Use the autumn-themed stencils we have or create your own works of art. The program will be held Monday, October 3rd, 6:00-7:00 p.m. 

This in-person event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register call the library at 518-274-7071 or register online at The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

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