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At Your Library 11.24.22

North Greenbush Public Library Update

Winter is nipping at our heels, so we’re moving outdoor storytime indoors! Come to the Annex of North Greenbush Town Hall on Tuesday morning, November 29, at 11 AM, and find out all about hibernating animals. Questions about storytime or its location? Call the library at 518-283-0303.

We will be closing at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 23, and will remain closed through Friday, November 25 for Thanksgiving. We will reopen on Saturday, November 26 at 10 AM.

“Crafternoon for Kids” is on hiatus for Thanksgiving. It returns Thursday, Dec. 1 from 3 to 5 PM.

Find out what the North Greenbush Public Library is doing. Attend the Board of Trustees monthly meeting Thursday, December 1, at 7 PM in the meeting room at Eastwyck Villlage, 1 Eastwyck Circle (just off Best Road).

Library hours are Monday-Friday, 10 AM-7 PM; Saturday, 10 AM-2 PM

Nassau Free Library Upcoming Programs

Storytime!- Wednesdays 10:30 am

Kids’ Holiday Shop

Sat. 12/3 10 am-1 pm

Children may shop for family and friends at the Nassau Library holiday “store”. Kids will be able to choose from a variety of gently used knickknacks, holiday ornaments, jewelry, and other seasonal items. Prices are guaranteed to be affordable, and the library’s Volunteens will be on hand to help wrap gifts. The library will not be accepting holiday shop item donations this year. Our inventory is well stocked! The shop is open to adults for shopping on Mon. 12/5 12-6 pm.

Teen Tuesday:

“Bad” Cookie Decorating

Tues. 12/6, 6:30 pm

Teens and Tweens ages 11+. Please call the library to sign up. 

LEGO Club

Thurs. 12/8, 6-7 pm 

Holiday Open Mic

Fri. 12/9, 6 pm

Open Mic Night returns! We invite local performance artists of all kinds to gather and share their art at the library. Sign-up for walk-in performers begins at 5:45 pm. Performers should be prepared for a 10-15-minute set. Please call the library to sign up early. 

Book Club

Tues. 12/27 at 4 pm

Reading: The Last Garden in England by Julia Kelly.

The Library will be closed on Mon. December 26th, and January 2nd.

Nassau Free Library is located at 18 Church St. Nassau, 12123 www.nassaufreelibrary.org. (518)766-2715.

Sand Lake Town Library Events

Sand Lake Town Library will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 24 – 25 for Thanksgiving. Open Saturday, Nov. 26, 10am – 2pm.

LEGO Tuesdays, 3:30 – 6pm. Drop in, bring a friend, get creative. We have lots of LEGOs to design with. 

Family Storytime is taking a short break for November and December, but feel free to stop in to read and play.

Metal Stamping Class – Wednesday, November 30, 6:30pm. Create a one-of-a-kind charm to make into a necklace or add to a bookbag or purse – a wonderful gift for the holidays! Call 518-674-5050 to register.

Art Exhibit –Stop by to see photographer Justin Morin’s work on display during the months of November and December. Great photos of wildlife & local spots.

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.

Folk Art Star Ornament Workshop at Troy Public Library

Join the library for an afternoon workshop where you will learn to make Scandinavian-inspired folk art star ornaments from felt. These stars can be hung around the house, put on the tree, or gifted to family and friends. The class will include a short embroidery tutorial for those new to sewing. All materials will be provided. Class is free and open to the public. This event will be held on Friday, December 9, from 2:00-3:30 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 www.thetroylibrary.org. The Troy Public Library is located at 100 Second Street, Troy, NY.

American Steamship Heritage with Marvin Bubie

WHEN: December 3, 2022 at 2pm @ East Greenbush Community Library (518-477-7476 or eglibrary.org) REGISTER: https://eastgreenbushlibrary.librarymarket.com/american-steamship-heritage-marvin-bubie

Ever wonder what the seals we see every day on police cars, fire trucks and town halls mean?

Local author, Marvin Bubie, will give a presentation that illustrates America’s steamship heritage by the cities and towns municipal seals they have adopted. Learn more about steamships, Robert Fulton, and the Erie Canal and how they are referenced in these seals.

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