At Your Library

At Your Library 09.30.21

Friends of the Nassau Free Library – Artisans & Crafters Needed

NASSAU – Attention Artisans, Crafters and Vendors in the areas of Nassau, Schodack, East Greenbush and other local areas; The Friends of the Nassau Free Library are holding our annual Harvest Fest and Pie Sale on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Chandler Young VFW hall on Rt. 20 in Nassau. We expect to have room for about 10 vendors, tables will be available and we hope to offer a variety of hand-made items for sale. Please submit samples and /or photos of your crafts to the Friends at the Nassau Free Library by October 13th to our email ( ) or to the Nassau Free Library, P.O. Box 436, Nassau, NY 12123. Include a brief description of your crafts and how many people you will bring. As space is limited we reserve the right to select which vendors we will include. Hours for the sale will be 9:00 – 3:00 (set up at 8:30) and the vendor fee is $25 to be paid on the day of the event. All vendors must be vaccinated. This is a benefit for the Nassau Free Library so please join us and help support the library, Questions? – call 518-766 -2715 or email

Writing Your Stories Workshop

TROY – Join writer Susannah Risley in a Memoir Writing Workshop at the Brunswick Community Library. Wednesdays October 13, 20 & 27 from 2-4 pm. Space is limited. Call 518-279-4023 to sign up. Brunswick Library, 4118 State Highway 2, Troy, NY 12180.

Jigsaw Puzzle Sale at Poestenkill Library

POESTENKILL – Stock up on jigsaw puzzles for the winter months at an unusual sale of dozens of good condition used puzzles. Proceeds will benefit the Poestenkill Library. Friends of the Library will sell puzzles on the Library lawn (9 Plank Road, 12140) on Saturday October 16 from 9 to noon. Most puzzles are 1000-piece ($5), many others are 300 or 500-piece ($3), and a few are children’s puzzles ($1). Come to find great puzzles by White Mountain Puzzles, Wysocki, Springbok, Hometown, among others. Masks and maintaining social distance are required. For more information contact Marcia at 518-283-5353.

Fall Book Sale Coming Soon!

SAND LAKE – The Sand Lake Town Library Friends will be holding their Fall Book Sale on Saturday, October 16th from 10a.m. to 2:00p.m. at the library. We’ve got books for all ages and tastes, so come check it out! Perhaps you are planning to attend “Amazing Graves” (a program by the Sand Lake Center for the Arts) that weekend as well — you could do both since they take place on Rt. 66. The SLTL Friends are seeking new community-minded members to help us help the library by sponsoring activities and events, as well as helping it grow. We recently wrapped up our “Explore AP” companion activity to the summer reading program. Many people enjoyed visiting some new and well-known places in our community. Support us in whatever way works best for you: visit or the library to join with our brochure, purchase a Friends tote bag for $20, join us the second Tuesday of each month, and come to the Book Sale on October 16th.

Events at Castleton Public Library, 10/3-10/9

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

Unless otherwise indicated, our in-person events will be held outdoors. Feel free to drop in – no need to register! In case of inclement weather, events will be cancelled. If you’re unsure of the impact of weather on an outdoor event, please give us a call at 518-732-0879 before you travel to the library.

Events & Take-Home Kit:

Take & Make: Pumpkin Paper Lantern – Kit available for pick-up 10/4 through 10/30 – Make a paper jack-o’-lantern to get ready for Halloween!

After Dinner Book Club: Little Fires Everywhere – Mon., 10/4, 7:00pm – Join us for a book discussion! Held indoors.

Fun Fall Crafts – Tue., 10/5, 3:00-5:00pm – Celebrate the fall by making a special craft to decorate your home!

Learn & Play Storytime – Thu., 10/7, 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! Please bring a blanket for your family to sit on.

Bridge Club – Fri., 10/8, 10:30am – Come play bridge with us! Geared toward beginners and players who need a refresher. Held indoors.

Sand Art – Fri., 10/8, 3:00-5:00pm – Make a creative design on cardstock using colored sand and glue!

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