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Tuesday October 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM STAMPING @ SCO Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2247   
   

Come and learn how to create paper stamping craft goodies for yourself or as gifts!

PLEASE REGISTER AT THE SCOTIA BRANCH LIBRARY FOR THIS CLASS.
CALL 518.386.2247 or VISIT 14 MOHAWK AVENUE, SCOTIA.
SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED, SO HURRY!

    Location: Scotia Branch
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Citizenship Mentoring Class@ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Citizen Mentoring is non-partisan and aims to assist eligible permanent residents prepare for US Citizenship. Citizens participate in the democratic process by exercising their right to vote; only citizens can vote in federal, New York State and local elections. These classes are presented by the League of Women Voters.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTING-BY WORLD @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!

Free 12 week-long learning circle for adults ages (18+) to build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their family and community. Learn about the causes of poverty, the importance of language, the hidden rules of economic class, increase your stability and create a future story for your life.

Complete the program and late fines from SCPL will be deleted from your library card. All workbooks and class materials are free thanks to a grant from the Schenectady Foundation.

*Applications can be filled out at SCPL’s Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Words in Progress: Poetry 1-2-3 @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Registration closed.

Facilitated by Barbara Ungar

This will be a three-part workshop open to seasoned poetry writers (ages 18+). A prompt will be given before the first class, and at the end of each class for the following session. Consider the prompt as a spring-board to dive off from: if it inspires a poem you'd like to workshop, grand. If not, bring in any other poem you would like to work on. 

Please include your email address when you register.  The facilitator will email an assignment to attendees before the first session.  For those without an email address, a copy of the assignment can be picked up at the Central Library's Reference Desk.

Barbara Ungar, a professor of English at The College of Saint Rose, has written books of poetry including "Charlotte Bronte, You Ruined My Life" and "Immortal Medusa."

This workshop was funded by The Friends of SCPL

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Class @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Adult Coloring Night @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Join us for adult coloring night! 

Ages 14+ ONLY!

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Playing Tennis with a Net: Fixed Forms in Poetry @Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-3511   
   

Authors Among Us

Facilitated by Paul Lamar

Robert Frost said, “Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.” In this workshop the net will be up! Fixed forms are poems that are written in a prescribed fashion. We’re familiar with sonnets and Haiku. But have you heard of ghazals, triolets, villanelles, limericks, pantoums, and pleiades? We’ll explore some of these forms and compose our own pieces. Novice to seasoned writers are welcome. For those age 18 and up.

This program series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating member libraries. Participating libraries are accessible for people with disabilities. 

PLEASE REGISTER BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Friday October 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Prose Poetry & Flash Fiction: Complement or Contrast@ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Authors Among Us

Facilitated by Brian Phillip Whalen

This is an event that needed to be rescheduled.  Those who signed up for the original dates in July have all been contacted by email and phone and offered the chance to sign up for the new dates.  We are now opening registration again since there are a number of spots available. 

We have the names of those who said they can make the new dates (Friday, October 6, 13, and 20. from 9:30-11:30 am.); those people do not have to register again.

Please sign up at the Friday, October 6 entry, or you can call 518.388.4511 to register.

In these sessions for novice or experienced writers, we’ll learn how prose poetry and flash fiction can be juxtaposed to understand these forms. Explore the characteristics and techniques of these genres by reading sample pieces and writing exercises when we meet and at home. For those age 18 and up

A lecturer at the University at Albany, Brian enjoys teaching about the writing techniques of fiction and poetry using an informal approach. His work is influenced by the short prose form and the musical quality of language.

This program series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating member libraries.  Participating libraries are accessible for people with disabilities. Complete schedule available at www.mvls.info/current-projects.

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Which Witch is Which? Salem Witch Trials of 1692 @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Presenter: Marilyn Rothstein (aka mystery writer M.E. Kemp)

The Salem Witch Trials have haunted people for centuries -- witness the hundreds of books written about it, including the presenter’s own mystery, “Death of a Bawdy Belle.”

Her research for the book revealed family feuds worse than the Hatfields and the McCoys; the real site of the hangings; and a pack of bloodthirsty women who were well beyond the age of ignorant adolescence. Come learn the real story behind the hysteria in Salem Village!

“Death of a Bawdy Belle” will be available for purchase and signing.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
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Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Books Sandwiched In @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History, by Mike Unwin and David Tipling. Reviewed by George Steele, independent environmental education specialist of Seek No Further Farm.

 

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Class @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Citizenship Mentoring Class@ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Citizen Mentoring is non-partisan and aims to assist eligible permanent residents prepare for US Citizenship. Citizens participate in the democratic process by exercising their right to vote; only citizens can vote in federal, New York State and local elections. These classes are presented by the League of Women Voters.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
food_beer.GIF 7:00 PM Read 'n Greet Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Our October Read n' Greet will be taking place at Aperitivo. New members are welcome to register using the link below.

This ain't your mama's bookclub! (Well, actually your mom can come too) We meet once a month to discuss new cutting edge literature in a relaxed environment. We greet, we read, we eat, we drink!

Matt will be leading a discussion of the book Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon. In the Kingdom of Aran, in the Caucasus Mountains in 950 A.D., two adventurers wander the region, plying their trade as swords for hire, until they become involved in a bloody coup in the medieval Jewish empire of the Khazars as bodyguards for a fugitive prince. Entertaining, upbeat and witty!

    Location: Aperitivo Bistro, 426 State St
        There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTING-BY WORLD @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!

Free 12 week-long learning circle for adults ages (18+) to build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their family and community. Learn about the causes of poverty, the importance of language, the hidden rules of economic class, increase your stability and create a future story for your life.

Complete the program and late fines from SCPL will be deleted from your library card. All workbooks and class materials are free thanks to a grant from the Schenectady Foundation.

*Applications can be filled out at SCPL’s Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Class @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Playing Tennis with a Net:Fixed Forms in Poetry @Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-3511   
   

Workshops are taking place on October 19, 26, and November 2.  Please register at entry under October 19.

Authors Among Us

Facilitated by Paul Lamar

Robert Frost said, “Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.” In this workshop the net will be up! Fixed forms are poems that are written in a prescribed fashion. We’re familiar with sonnets and Haiku. But have you heard of ghazals, triolets, villanelles, limericks, pantoums, and pleiades? We’ll explore some of these forms and compose our own pieces. Novice to seasoned writers are welcome. For those age 18 and up.

This program series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating member libraries. Participating libraries are accessible for people with disabilities.

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
 
holiday_witch_hat.GIF 6:00 PM Harry Potter Trivia Night for Adults Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Muggles, witches and wizards, register your team of 2-6 players (ages 18+ only, sorry kids!) to compete in the ultimate Harry Potter trivia night. Fabulous prizes will be awarded to top teams and best costumes. Register your team on our website, space is limited.

 

Registration full

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Monday October 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Class @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
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Tuesday October 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Citizenship Mentoring Class@ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Citizen Mentoring is non-partisan and aims to assist eligible permanent residents prepare for US Citizenship. Citizens participate in the democratic process by exercising their right to vote; only citizens can vote in federal, New York State and local elections. These classes are presented by the League of Women Voters.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTING-BY WORLD @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!

Free 12 week-long learning circle for adults ages (18+) to build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their family and community. Learn about the causes of poverty, the importance of language, the hidden rules of economic class, increase your stability and create a future story for your life.

Complete the program and late fines from SCPL will be deleted from your library card. All workbooks and class materials are free thanks to a grant from the Schenectady Foundation.

*Applications can be filled out at SCPL’s Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM All About the Erie Canal @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Presented by David Brooks

The Erie Canal transported cargo, people and ideas.  It was the ingenuity of the people that made an idea that was “Little Short of Madness” into the success that it became.
 
This program is meant to provide relatable information about the Erie Canal from conception to construction and the various improvements to the waterway over the last two hundred years.  During this program, topics ranging from politics, economics and social factors to the environmental views in early America will be broached.  The presentation is intended to give an overall view of the deep rich history of the Erie Canal and its importance to not only New York State but America.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Playing Tennis with a Net: Fixed Forms in Poetry @Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-3511   
   

Workshops are taking place on October 19, 26, and November 2.  Please register at entry under October 19.

Authors Among Us

Facilitated by Paul Lamar

Robert Frost said, “Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.” In this workshop the net will be up! Fixed forms are poems that are written in a prescribed fashion. We’re familiar with sonnets and Haiku. But have you heard of ghazals, triolets, villanelles, limericks, pantoums, and pleiades? We’ll explore some of these forms and compose our own pieces. Novice to seasoned writers are welcome. For those age 18 and up.

This program series is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Library System and participating member libraries. Participating libraries are accessible for people with disabilities.

 

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Election Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

All SCPL locations will be closed today.

Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTING-BY WORLD @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!

Free 12 week-long learning circle for adults ages (18+) to build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their family and community. Learn about the causes of poverty, the importance of language, the hidden rules of economic class, increase your stability and create a future story for your life.

Complete the program and late fines from SCPL will be deleted from your library card. All workbooks and class materials are free thanks to a grant from the Schenectady Foundation.

*Applications can be filled out at SCPL’s Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
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misc_none 6:30 PM Adult Coloring Night @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Relaxing Music, Hot Drinks, Peaceful Coloring...
Sorry, No Kids... for ages 14 and older!

Make sure you save all of your work because at December's class we will turn your completed works into holiday gifts, bags and tags!!!

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Veterans Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

All SCPL locations will be closed today.

Monday November 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Home-Based Child Care Orientation Session @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Informational program for any adult interested in starting a home-based child care service. Please register for this program by going to www.scpl.org or contacting LaToya at 518.426.7181 x330 or lgrimes@cdccc.org. Walk-ins will also be accepted.

Register for this class by clicking the REGISTER button below.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
        There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTING-BY WORLD @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!

Free 12 week-long learning circle for adults ages (18+) to build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their family and community. Learn about the causes of poverty, the importance of language, the hidden rules of economic class, increase your stability and create a future story for your life.

Complete the program and late fines from SCPL will be deleted from your library card. All workbooks and class materials are free thanks to a grant from the Schenectady Foundation.

*Applications can be filled out at SCPL’s Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Adult Coloring Night @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Join us for adult coloring night! 

Ages 14+ ONLY!

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM World of Chinese Culture: Chinese Paper Cutting @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Join us for this hands-on class where we will learn how to cut in the traditional Chinese paper cutting style!

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
        There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTING-BY WORLD @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!

Free 12 week-long learning circle for adults ages (18+) to build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their family and community. Learn about the causes of poverty, the importance of language, the hidden rules of economic class, increase your stability and create a future story for your life.

Complete the program and late fines from SCPL will be deleted from your library card. All workbooks and class materials are free thanks to a grant from the Schenectady Foundation.

*Applications can be filled out at SCPL’s Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
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misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Thanksgiving Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

All SCPL locations will be closed today.

Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM GETTING AHEAD IN A JUST-GETTING-BY WORLD @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR LIFE!

Free 12 week-long learning circle for adults ages (18+) to build resources for a more prosperous life for themselves, their family and community. Learn about the causes of poverty, the importance of language, the hidden rules of economic class, increase your stability and create a future story for your life.

Complete the program and late fines from SCPL will be deleted from your library card. All workbooks and class materials are free thanks to a grant from the Schenectady Foundation.

*Applications can be filled out at SCPL’s Central Library.

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM World of Chinese Culture: Exploring Food @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

In this class you will be introduced to the schools of cuisine found across the many regions of China and have a hands-on experience in making a traditional dish.

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
        There are 18 spaces available.
Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
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misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Adult Coloring Night @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4511   
   

Relaxing Music, Hot Drinks, Peaceful Coloring...
Sorry, No Kids... for ages 14 and older!

Make sure you save all of your work because at December's class we will turn your completed works into holiday gifts, bags and tags!!!

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Creative Writing Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

.Join the creative writing group that meets weekly.  All writing abilities are welcome.

Questions? Contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

Swanker Room

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  7:45 PM Writing Wednesdays Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This writing group covers a variety of genres including memoirs, short stories, poetry, flash fiction, haiku, and novels.  For more information, contact Ginny Folger at vfolger@nycap.rr.com.   

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Adult Coloring Night @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Join us for adult coloring night! 

Ages 14+ ONLY!

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Saturday December 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Christmas Holiday Break Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

All SCPL locations will be closed today.

Sunday December 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Christmas Holiday Break Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

All SCPL locations will be closed today.

Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Christmas Holiday Break Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

All SCPL locations will be closed today.

Tuesday December 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Christmas Holiday Break Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4500   
   

All SCPL locations will be closed today.

Wednesday December 27, 2017 Go To Top
med_red_cross 10:30 AM  -  6:30 PM SCAP Services @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Central is one of SCAP's (Schenectady Community Action Program) satellite locations.

Some of the services they offer include:

  • Access emergency housing, food, clothing, furnishings, medical care and other resources
  • Transitional and permanent housing
  • Help with public assistance applications
  • Crisis counseling and case management
  • Mediate disputes between landords and tenants
  • Intervene with DSS, National Grid
  • Income Tax Assistance

Walk-ins, no appointments. There is often no wait time either!

Times of availability are sometimes subject to change. It is recommended you call the reference desk at 388-4511 before you arrive to verify SCAP staff is present. SCAP leaves early by around 4:00 pm the first Wednesday of the month. 

SCAP desk is located by the Community Bulletin board right near the DVD's

    Location: Central Library
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