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At Your Library 12.24.20

The Book Seller is Open Saturdays

TROY – Have you checked out the Book Seller within the Lansingburgh library yet? Now on Saturdays you can go to the Troy Farmers Market at it’s new location in Lansingburgh at the old Price Chopper site and then come to the Book Seller . We offer gently used books of all types, plus CDs. The store has new selections each week. These have been safely quarantined before being put on the shelves.

The Book Seller is a project of the Friends of the Troy Public Library. All proceeds go to adding programs and services at the library, both at Main and the Lansingburgh Branch. For more info go to www.friendsofthetroylibrary.org or follow us on Facebook at friends@nullthetroylibrary.org

Adult Evening Book Group Meeting

TROY – The Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch Evening Book Group will be discussing Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt on Tuesday, January 19th at 6PM.

Our monthly book group meets to discuss a wide range of book selections. New members are always welcomed. Monthly participation is not necessary, come for the books that interest you! This meeting will be conducted via Zoom.

This discussion is free and open to the public. For more information and to register call the library at 518-235-5310 or online at www.thetroylibrary.org Troy Public Library’s Lansingburgh Branch is located at 27 114th Street, Troy, NY.

East Greenbush Community Library

EAST GREENBUSH – Holiday Closings: Closed on 12/24, 12/25, 1/1. Closing at 5 pm on 12/31. Regular Hours: Mon, 11-2 pm for Returns only; Tue/Thu/Fri 11-6 pm; Wed 11-7 pm; Sat 10-2 pm; Building closed Sundays; Virtual library is always open! Information is subject to change, for updates call 518-477-7476 or visit eglibrary.org. Visitors are required to wear a mask, covering both mouth and nose, at all times when in the library or using the drive-thru.

Borrow Laptops and hotspots! Kids tablets, movies-on-the-go, and audiobooks from Playaway. No car stereo or DVD player required.

Free Webinars, Articles, Workshops & Resources with topics in technology (for beginners to advanced, go to https://bit.ly/egtechtalk), business, career skills, education, and more at https://eglibrary.org/popular-subjects/ee/.

Learn more about programs or register at https://events.eglibrary.org

12/26: Registration opens at 9 am for Virtual Trivia Night being held on 1/20 at 7 pm.

12/28: Virtual Book Bingo for Kids! 6:30 pm, register; Monday Night Book Chat, 7 pm on our Facebook channel.

12/29: Virtual Ventriloquism Basics (Grades 1-5), 11 am, register.

12/30: Virtual Owl Ecology (Grades K-5), 11 am, register.

1/5: Winter Reading Challenge Begins for all ages! Stop in or visit eglibrary.org for details.

1/15: Pen to Pandemic Short Story Contest registration begins. Stop in or visit eglibrary.org for details.

1/20: Virtual Trivia Night: An Evening of Music Questions, 7 pm. Registration opens 12/26 at 9 am.

Visit kids blog “Check It Out with Charlie” at https://eglibrarykids.wordpress.com/. Readers Advisory Services https://eglibrary.org/adults/recommendations/ and Kids Book Bundles https://eglibrary.org/children/book-bundles/. Fill out the online form with your preferences, we’ll select books to match and put them on hold for you! You can also call 518-477-7476 for help.

Shop local farm-fresh goodies at https://bit.ly/FieldGoodsEGLibrary.

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