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Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM World War I Centennial Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Central Library   518.388.4511   
   

Frank Taormina, retired teacher and school administrator will give a power point presentation of a brief history of the War.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Election Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Election Day.

Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_teaching 6:30 PM Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Central Library, Reference Desk   518.388.4511   sbutch@mvls.info
   

Until Tuesday: a Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever who saved him


Meet Former US Army Captain and NYT bestselling author Luis Carlos Montalván and his best friend and service dog, "Tuesday"

About the Author: Captain Montalván, a 17-year veteran of the U.S. Army, including multiple combat tours in Iraq, was decorated with numerous awards including two Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal for Valor, and the Combat Action Badge. In 2007, Captain Montalván honorably departed the military. From issues relating to service members, veterans and their families to those pertaining to Americans with disabilities, Montalván is a vocal public advocate.

Please register by calling 388.4511

A book sale and signing, conducted by The Open Door Bookstore,  will follow the program. They will be offering a 20% discount on Until Tuesday and Tuesday Tucks Me In up until November 2. To order your copy, call the store at 518.346.2719.  

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Sunday November 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_teaching 2:00 PM Meet Local Author Elizabeth Rosner Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Central Library, Reference Desk   518.388.4511   
   

Elizabeth Rosner

Meet the Schenctady native and author of The Speed of Light, Blue Nude and soon-to-be released, Electric City and Gravity

Elizabeth Rosner grew up in Schenectady, New York as a daughter of Jewish holocaust survivors. Her father, who was born in Hamburg, Germany, was sent to Buchenwald concentration camp, while her mother survived the war by hiding in the Polish countryside. Much of Ms. Rosner’s writing reflects her efforts to come to terms with the impact of her parents’ experiences on her own life, the indelible imprints of their history on her language, her identity, and her imagination. 

“Electric City is a vital, pulsing, epic novel of America, of its great scientific ingenuity and its emotional ambition; one that frames the birth and evolution of its towns against the struggles of its indigenous tribes, the immigrant experience, a country divided, and the technological advancements that ushered in the modern world.”

Gravity is a full-length collection of poetry that can be read as an autobiographical companion to her novels. These prize-winning poems offer insight into the author’s background and reveal many of the inspirations for The Speed of Light, Blue Nude and Electric City. ~www.elizabethrosner.com

A book sale and signing, conducted by The Open Door Bookstore, will follow the program. They will be offering a 20% discount on Electric city and Gravity. To order your copy, call the store at 518.346.2719.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Tuesday November 11, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Veteran's Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Veteran's Day.

Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
food_beer.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Homebrewing 101 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Central Library   518-388-4500   
   

Homebrewing 101

Have you always wanted to learn to brew your own beer?

Roger from the Homebrew Emporium in Rensselaer will teach you about brewing, ingredients, process and everything needed to get you started brewing your own beer!

No sign-up needed. NO alcohol will be served at this event

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday November 26, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Thursday November 27, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Thanksgiving Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving Day.

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Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday December 10, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday December 17, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anita McKay     yakcmny@yahoo.com.
   

Calling all writers and wannabees! You are invited to join a peer writing group which meets at the library every Wednesday afternoon. All levels and genres are welcome. We ask that you share your work and give and receive constructive feedback. For more information please contact the group leader Anita McKay at yakcmny@yahoo.com.

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday December 24, 2014 -  Thursday December 25, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Christmas Break Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All Schenectady County Public Libraries will be closed for Christmas Break.

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