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Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM Books Sandwiched In: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Books Sandwiched In: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert; reviewed by Dr. Nancy Slack, retired Professor of Plant Biology and History of Science, Russell Sage College. Through her research, traveling to the Andes and the Great Barrier Reef, to a cave in Albany the author writes of five devastating mass extinctions an dpredicts the coming of a sixth.

Presented by the Friends of the Library

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Tuesday September 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_house.GIF 3:00 PM Home Safe Home: Creating a Dementia Safe Environment Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Central Library   518.388.4511   
   

Learn about the changes in the body and brain brought on by Alzheimer's disease and identify ways in which the environment can affect people with dementia. The presenter is Brigitta Giulianelli, MPH, from the Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern NY. She will share ideas for practical home enhancements, how to identify potential hazards and safety concerns, and how to optimize independence and much more.

Please register by calling 518.388.4511 beginning September 8th.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 12:00 PM Books Sandwiched In: Corruption in America Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Books Sandwiched In: Corruption in America – From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United by Zephyr Teachout, Associate Professor at Fordham Law School and gubernatorial candidate; reviewed by Marge Karowe, an attorney and advocate for lifelong learning.

Presented by the Friends of the Library

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM Non-fiction Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Central Library, Reference Desk   518.388.4511   
   

after visiting friends: a son's storyFive Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-ravaged Hospital
by Sheri Fink

    Location: Central Library
Monday October 13, 2014 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Columbus Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

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

Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_teaching 6:30 PM Meet Marion Blumenthal Lazan Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Central Library, Reference Desk   518.388.4511   
   

four perfect pebbles


Schenectady County Public Library presents
Marion Blumenthal Lazan, author of Four Perfect Pebbles: a Holocaust Story

Call 388.4511 to register. 

A book sale and signing, conducted by The Open Door Bookstore , will follow the program. They will be offering a 20% discount on pre-orders of Four Perfect Pebbles. To order your copy, call the store at 518.346.2719

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
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.

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.

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.

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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