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Monday October 3, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:00 PM Books Sandwiched In: Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Presented by the Friends of the Schenectady County Public Library, Jo Ann Adams & Diane Leone Coordinators 

Girls and Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein and American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales. A combination of an eyeopening study of the way that girls and women in American think, feel, and act regarding sex, and a book describing the consequences of the insidious effects of online life. Reviewed by Marge Karowe, retired attorney.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Supporting Kids: Parents Helping Parents Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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REGISTER BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.  Please include how many children are coming with you so we can plan meals and childcare appropriately.

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday October 5, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Columbus Day

Tuesday October 11, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM Book Discussion @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

Come join us to discuss Most Wanted by Lisa Scottoline!

    Location: Central Library
 
lib_book3 6:30 PM Book Discussion @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

Come discuss The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens! 

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday October 12, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
 
rec_paintpalette 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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Tons of recent research suggests that coloring is one of the best ways for adults to reduce stress and relax! Join us for our first Adult Coloring Night. We will have relaxing music, beautiful patterns, coloring markers & pencils, and hot drinks while we enjoy a peaceful hour of coloring.

Sorry kids, this program is ages 14+ only!

Second Wednesday of the month: June 8. July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9 & December 14 from 6:30-7:30 in the McChesney Room at Central. Drop-in!

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Conversations Before the Crisis @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

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Discussing end-of-life issues isn’t easy, but doing so before a crisis arises is recommended.  These programs will provide information to make the decision-making process easier and more understandable.  Professionals will provide an overview of their respective fields and answer questions. 

The Legal Considerations

Presenter: Michelle Wildgrube, Esq., Cioffi, Slezak, Wildgrube P.C. in Niskayuna

Topics include: estate planning, including a review of documents all adults should have; health care proxies and powers of attorney; wills and trusts; elder law issues; planning for children and people with special needs. 

Part 2 of this series, Hospice: An Experience of Hope, is on Thursday, October 20.  See entry below.

Part 3 of this series, Funeral Planning, is on Thursday, October 27.  See entry below.

Free and open to the public!

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
lib_book3 2:00 PM Book Discussion @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

Come discuss Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates: The Forgotten War That Changed American History by Brian Kilmeade!

    Location: Central Library
Friday October 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Words in Progress: A Poetry Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

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The first assignment will be emailed to participants before the first session, so please include an email address when you register.  If an attendee doesn’t use email, he/she can pick up the assignment at the Reference Desk at the Central Library.

You MUST attend all THREE SESSIONS.

To Register, click the button below.

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
        There are 7 spaces available.
Monday October 17, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:00 PM Books Sandwiched In: Ivory Vikings Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Presented by the Friends of the Schenectady County Public Library, Jo Ann Adams & Diane Leone Coordinators 

Ivory Vikings by Nancy Marie Brown. The New Yorker said that this book is “full of exciting detective work…absorbing excursions into the history of the Vikings, of chess in the Middle Ages, and of walrus ivory.” Dag Reppen, GE retiree, will review.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Supporting Kids: Parents Helping Parents Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

 

 

REGISTER BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.  Please include how many children are coming with you so we can plan meals and childcare appropriately.

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday October 19, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Thursday October 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Conversations Before the Crisis @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

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Discussing end-of-life issues isn’t easy, but doing so before a crisis arises is recommended.  These programs will provide information to make the decision-making process easier and more understandable.  Professionals will provide an overview of their respective fields and answer questions. 

Hospice….An Experience of Hope

Presenter: Patricia Spreitzer, RN, The Community Hospice in Rensselaer

Learn about hospice care services as an option for individuals and their families who are dealing with challenging issues that often accompany serious illness and end-of-life care.  Understanding these alternatives will facilitate the decision-making process.

Part 1 of this series -- The Legal Considerations -- is on Thursday, October 13 from 10-noon.  See entry above.

Part 3 of this series -- Funeral Planning -- is on Thursday, October 27 from 10-11 am.  See entry below.


Free and open to the public!

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: Conversations About Regional Filmmaking @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

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    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Friday October 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Words in Progress: A Poetry Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

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The first assignment will be emailed to participants before the first session, so please include an email address when you register.  If an attendee doesn’t use email, he/she can pick up the assignment at the Reference Desk at the Central Library.

You MUST attend all THREE SESSIONS.

To Register, please go to the October 14th event and click the REGISTER button.

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Saturday October 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:45 PM The History of Women Detectives in Fiction: The Early Years Through the 1940's Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

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    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Monday October 24, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 12:00 PM Books Sandwiched In:When Breath Becomes Air Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Presented by the Friends of the Schenectady County Public Library, Jo Ann Adams & Diane Leone Coordinators 

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. After a diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer, a young physician writes about what makes life meaningful, and how one determines what is most important when little time is left. Reviewed by Bob Miner, Empire State College.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Supporting Kids: Parents Helping Parents Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

 

 

REGISTER BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.  Please include how many children are coming with you so we can plan meals and childcare appropriately.

    Location: Central Library
Tuesday October 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM Read 'n Greet Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

DUE TO SPACE LIMITATIONS THIS GROUP IS UNABLE TO ACCEPT NEW MEMBERS AT THIS TIME

Working side-by-side for a record label, former punk rocker Bennie Salazar and the passionate Sasha hide illicit secrets from one another while interacting with a motley assortment of equally troubled people from 1970s San Francisco to the post-war future.

Discussion will be held at Mexican Radio in Schenectady, Registration required. 

    Location: Mexican Radio, State St Schenectady
        There are 11 spaces available.
Wednesday October 26, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Thursday October 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Conversations Before the Crisis @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/ag147/dougbixler/EK-Crisis_zpspfkyjhiq.jpg

Discussing end-of-life issues isn’t easy, but doing so before a crisis arises is recommended.  These programs will provide information to make the decision-making process easier and more understandable.  Professionals will provide an overview of their respective fields and answer questions. 

Funeral Planning

Presenter: Brian Lansley, licensed funeral director and owner of Jones Funeral Home in Schenectady

This program will cover aspects that people may want to consider in their funeral plans: burial or cremation; whether a religious service is wanted; and pre-arranging and pre-paying for a funeral.

Part 1 of this series -- The Legal Considerations -- is on Thursday, October 13, 10-noon.  See entry above.

Part 2 of this series -- Hospice: An Experience of Hope -- is on Thursday, October 20, 10-11 am.  See entry above.

Free and open to the public!

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
holiday_ghost 6:00 PM Spine Tingling Tales @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

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Hold on tight because these scary stories are not for the faint of heart. Join two of our most talented local storytellers for an evening of spooky tales that are sure to keep you on the edge of your seat! Hot cider and refreshments will be served.

Ages 12-Adult

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
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Friday October 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Words in Progress: A Poetry Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

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The first assignment will be emailed to participants before the first session, so please include an email address when you register.  If an attendee doesn’t use email, he/she can pick up the assignment at the Reference Desk at the Central Library.

You MUST attend all THREE SESSIONS.

To Register, please go to the October 14th event and click the REGISTER button.

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Wednesday November 2, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Monday November 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Supporting Kids: Parents Helping Parents Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

 

 

REGISTER BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.  Please include how many children are coming with you so we can plan meals and childcare appropriately.

    Location: Central Library
Tuesday November 8, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Election Day

Wednesday November 9, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
 
rec_paintpalette 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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Tons of recent research suggests that coloring is one of the best ways for adults to reduce stress and relax! Join us for our first Adult Coloring Night. We will have relaxing music, beautiful patterns, coloring markers & pencils, and hot drinks while we enjoy a peaceful hour of coloring.

Sorry kids, this program is ages 14+ only!

Second Wednesday of the month: June 8. July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9 & December 14 from 6:30-7:30 in the McChesney Room at Central. Drop-in!

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Friday November 11, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Veteran's Day

Wednesday November 16, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Wednesday November 23, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Thursday November 24, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving

Wednesday November 30, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Wednesday December 7, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
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Wednesday December 14, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
 
rec_paintpalette 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Coloring Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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Tons of recent research suggests that coloring is one of the best ways for adults to reduce stress and relax! Join us for our first Adult Coloring Night. We will have relaxing music, beautiful patterns, coloring markers & pencils, and hot drinks while we enjoy a peaceful hour of coloring.

Sorry kids, this program is ages 14+ only!

Second Wednesday of the month: June 8. July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9 & December 14 from 6:30-7:30 in the McChesney Room at Central. Drop-in!

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Friday December 23, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Christmas Holiday Break

Saturday December 24, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Christmas Holiday Break

Sunday December 25, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Christmas Holiday Break

Monday December 26, 2016 Go To Top
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All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Christmas Holiday Break

Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
office_notepad 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join the Creative Writing Group at the Central Library!

Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com for more information

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
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