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Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Microsoft Word 2013: Intermediate @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

This class will cover cut/copy/paste, inserting pictures, headers/footers, and printing.
Requirement: Microsoft Word 2013: Beginner or comparable experience.?

Please register by clicking on the button below.

    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM PAWS for Reading @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in reading class with our reading dog for kids in Grades K-4!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fresh Perspectives Family Forum @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO Club @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in building fun for families!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
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
   
Sunday November 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Community of Writers @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Presented by the Hudson Valley Writers Guild

Come enjoy some of our local poets, novelists and memoir writers as they read selections from their books.
Books will be for sale, with a signing to follow.
Refreshments will be served

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
Monday November 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ GNV Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2243   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lap Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM The Electric Mule on the Erie Canal @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Professor Andrew Morris of the History Department at Union College, will look at the last ditch effort by canal supporters to test a G.E. "electric mule: on a stretch of the canal in Schenectady.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Lego Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

 Drop-in Lego fun for ages 5-12.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
Tuesday November 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Baby Lap Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
elect_laptop.GIF 10:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Basic Email @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Set up a Gmail account to communicate safely through emails and learn how to write, send, respond and delete emails.

Requirement: Must have basic internet skills.

Those registering must have a SCPL card.  Register by calling 372.4393 or clicking on the Register button in this listing.

Made possible with Funds from the Friends of the Library

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
   
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and activities for 3-5 year old children, with an adult nearby.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Club @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

 Families are invited to come together and design squares to be woven into a Neighborhood Unity Quilt with the CREATE Community Studios

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ QUA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.895.2719   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Quaker Street Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Class of books, songs and games for independent 3-5 year olds!

    Location: Glenville Branch
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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 Baby Lap Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM Reels: The Big Sick Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano.

Pakistan born aspiring comedian Kumail connects with grad student Emily after a standup set.

Lionsgate, Dir by Michael Showalter, R, 120 mins 2017

    Location: Central Library, McChesney 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 5:45 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.

Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ SCO Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2247   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Scotia Branch
Saturday November 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO Club @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in building fun for families!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ GNV Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2243   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Glenville Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lap Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Women's Suffrage Talk @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Jennifer Lemak, Chief Curator at the New York State Museum, will speak on the exhibit: Votes for Women: Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial.

Sponosred by Friends of the Library.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Make your own sensory ball. Drop in for ages 5-12.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM YALL Tween/Teen Scene @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Bullet journaling workshop. Drop in for ages 12-18.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Night Time Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Join our class for stories and music for families with children of all ages. Pajamas are welcome!

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 PM Family Story Time at MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Early literacy support class with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more for children  up to age 5 with an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
Tuesday November 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Baby Lap Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM BABY CAFÉ @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Join us for this FREE drop-in service offering breastfeeding support for pregnant and/or new parents in the community.

Refreshments & a qualified lactation professional are available in a relaxing setting. 

In Partnership with: Schenectady County Public Health and CaféBaby USA

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 11:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and activities for 3-5 year old children, with an adult nearby.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Club @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

 Families are invited to come together and design squares to be woven into a Neighborhood Unity Quilt with the CREATE Community Studios

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Handmade Holidays @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Framed Pressed Flower Art
Using a variety of pressed botanicals create a framable piece of art. 

McChesney Room, Central Library
Due to class size limitations we ask that guests only register for 2 of the 4 classes offered as part of this series. Register online at scpl.org 

Ages 18+ only.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
        There is 1 space available.
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ QUA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.895.2719   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Quaker Street Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Class of books, songs and games for independent 3-5 year olds!

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
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 Baby Lap Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM Reels: Spider-Man: Homecoming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya and Donald Glover.

A young Peter Parker begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero.

Columbia, Dir by Jon Watts, PG-13, 133 mins 2017

    Location: Central Library, McChesney 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
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

STEM: Marble Run Rally. Drop in for ages 5-12.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM YALL Tween/Teen Scene @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

STEM Maker Lab: Fizz, Bomb Soap. Drop in for ages 12-18.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
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 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in for early literacy support class with stories, songs, and fingerplays for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in early literacy support class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult. Stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Game Day @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Play Just Dance, Mario Party and other games on the Wii or the Wii U. 

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM PAWS for Reading @Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Meet Katie, a therapy dog, who would love to listen to you read a story. Limited reading slots available. Sign-up online at scpl.org or call 518-372-4393. Ages 5-11 

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
   
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
Friday December 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ SCO Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2247   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Scotia Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Home School Information Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Join fellow home school families and librarians for information sharing, resources orientation and support.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Home Scholars Holiday Mixer @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Interested in meeting other families who homeschool in Schenectady County? Join us for refreshments, networking and holiday cheer. Call 518-372-4393 or register using the button below.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Saturday December 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO Club @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in building fun for families!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
Monday December 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ GNV Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2243   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lap Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-286-2245   
   

Family Story Time (children up to age 5 with Adult)
*Special Storytime: Stories, carols and photos with Mrs. Claus
**No Storytime on Dec. 11 or 25

 

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Beautiful Music Opera Talk @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Dr. Frank Strauss will lead a discussion and viewing of the aria, "O mio babbino caro", from Puccini's opera Gianni Schicchi.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-286-2245   
   

Drop-in for Snowflake Origami. Ages 5-12

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
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misc_none 4:30 PM YALL Tween/Teen Scene @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Pinterest 101 for age 12-18.

 

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Baby Lap Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM BABY CAFÉ @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Join us for this FREE drop-in service offering breastfeeding support for pregnant and/or new parents in the community.

Refreshments & a qualified lactation professional are available in a relaxing setting. 

In Partnership with: Schenectady County Public Health and CaféBaby USA

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Story Craft: Holiday Gingerbread decorating and story for age 5-12.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Kwanzaa Celebration @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Celebrate Kwanzaa by enjoying a drumming workshop with Jonathan Duda.
Join in the fun by learning the importance of drums in African tradition and creating your own beats on the different Djembe drums.

 

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ QUA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.895.2719   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Quaker Street Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Class of books, songs and games for independent 3-5 year olds!

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
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 11:30 AM Baby Lap Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
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misc_none 12:00 PM Reels: Maudie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke and Kari Matchett.

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

Columbia, Dir by Aisling Walsh, PG-13, 116 mins 2017

    Location: Central Library, McChesney 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 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Drop-in Story Craft: Holiday Gingerbread Decorating & excerpts read from "A World of Cookies for Santa", by M. E. Furman.

For ages 5-12.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM KIDS ZONE: Building with LEGOs @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in fun for families with kids in Grades K-5!
You imagination is the only thing that is holding you back from building something epic!!!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
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 December 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in for early literacy support class with stories, songs, and fingerplays for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in early literacy support class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult. Stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM 4-H @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Learn about 4-H and complete a plant centerpiece for the community libraries.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Lego Club @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Lego Club
Free build or complete the challenge for the day. Snack provided. Drop-in for ages 5-13.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Handmade Holidays @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

DIY Sugar Scrubs
Blend different kinds of sugars, spices, oils and scents together to create hand and body scrubs that will leave your skin fresh, soft and rejuvenated. 

McChesney Room, Central Library
Due to class size limitations we ask that guests only register for 2 of the 4 classes offered as part of this series. Register online at scpl.org 

Ages 18+ only.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
        There are 5 spaces available.
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Friday December 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ SCO Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2247   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Scotia Branch
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  3:30 PM Holiday Open House @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for all kinds of Penguin fun! Schedule of events:

    11-1:30    Free refreshments (McChesney)
    11-11:30  Polar games & penguin crafts (McChesney)
    11:30       Celebrity readings (McChesney)
    12 Noon  Movie screening "Little Penguin Poroco's Racing Adventure" (McChesney)
    1:30-3:30 Face painting by Junior Friends of the Library (Slater)
    1:30-2:30 Polar games & penguin crafts (Slater)
    2:30-3:30 Lego building (Slater)
    3:00-3:30 Free refreshments and free books (Slater)

    Location: Central Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO Club @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in building fun for families!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
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
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM YALL Club for Tweens/Teens @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Young Adult Learners and Leaders (YALL) Club
 Get in the Spirit: Make Candy Grams to hand out to those needing a winter spirit pick-me-up.
 

 

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 4:30 PM MiSci Little Wonders @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   


Investigate the five senses! Children journey through various hands-on stations with manipulatives like scented balloons and mystery boxes. For ages 2-5 years with caregiver. Registration required as space is limited. Sign-up using the button below or call 518-372-4393.

 

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Monday December 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ GNV Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2243   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lap Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Marriage of Figaro Talk @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Professor Josef Schmee will present a program about the comic opera The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-286-2245   
   

Drop-in for Lego building. Ages 5-12

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM CAKE BASH! @ GNV Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2243   
   

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to sign-up for this yummy cupcake decorating class led by an instructor from BASH PARTIES!

PLEASE REGISTER *EACH* CHILD THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THIS CLASS BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.

    Location: Glenville Branch
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM YALL Tween/Teen Scene @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Drawing 101 for age 12-18.

 

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM YALL Tween/Teen Scene @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Bullet Journaling for age 12-18.

 

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Baby Lap Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Stamping @ SCO Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2247   
   

Come and meet some new and old friends while learning and being creative in this stamping class!

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS AT THE SCOTIA BRANCH, IN-PERSON OR BY CALLING 518.386.2247.

 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Make your own Snow Globe. Drop-in for age 5-12.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 4:00 PM CAKE BASH! @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to sign-up for this yummy cupcake decorating class led by an instructor from BASH PARTIES!
PLEASE REGISTER *EACH* CHILD THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THIS CLASS BY CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
        There are 3 spaces available.
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Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ QUA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.895.2719   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Quaker Street Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Class of books, songs and games for independent 3-5 year olds!

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
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 11:30 AM Baby Lap Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM Reels: Baby Driver Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Starring Ansel Algort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm and Kevin Spacey.

A talented getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss, he must face the music after a doomed heist.

Columbia, Dir by Edgar Wright, R, 112 mins 2017

    Location: Central Library, McChesney 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 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Drop-in and make your own Snow Globe.

For ages 5-12.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM KIDS ZONE: Craft Project @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in fun for families with kids in Grades K-5!
Make a great craft today!!!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
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 Craft Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Bring your completed adult coloring pages and Becky will help you turn them into bookmarks, magnets, gift bags and more!

No registration is required, just bring your completed sheets with you.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
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Thursday December 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in for early literacy support class with stories, songs, and fingerplays for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in early literacy support class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult. Stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Toddler Story Time (24-36 months with Adult)
(duration: 15-20 minutes and activity afterwards)
 

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Lego Club @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Lego Club
Free build or complete the challenge for the day. Snack provided. Drop-in for ages 5-13.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Handmade Holidays @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Zentangle Inspired Folding Fans
Learn the decorative drawing technique of Zentagle as you create a one-of-a-kind fan to use of hand on a wall as art.

McChesney Room, Central Library
Due to class size limitations we ask that guests only register for 2 of the 4 classes offered as part of this series. Register online at scpl.org 

Ages 18+ only.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
        There is 1 space available.
Friday December 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ SCO Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2247   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Scotia Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Home School Information Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Join fellow home school families and librarians for information sharing, resources orientation and support.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Paint and Sip Cocoa @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

C.R.E.A.T.E Community Studios will help kids recreate Caralyn Buehner's, "Snowman at Night" on canvas. Participants will also enjoy a cup of delicious cocoa and cookies. Sign up required. Please call the branch at 518-386-2245 or sign-up using the button below.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
Saturday December 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM PAWS for Reading @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in reading class with our reading dog for kids in Grades K-4!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGO Club @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Drop-in building fun for families!

    Location: Central Library, Slater Program Room
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Monday December 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Family Story Time @ GNV Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2243   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lap Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-286-2245   
   

Family Story Time (children up to age 5 with Adult)
*Special Storytime: Stories, carols and photos with Mrs. Claus
**No Storytime on Dec. 11 or 25

 

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ GNV Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2243   
   

Class of books, songs and games for independent 3-5 year olds!

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Time @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2245   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Rigoletto Opera Talk @ Central Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Professor Josef Schmee will present a program about the opera Rigoletto by Verdi.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fresh Perspectives @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Youth Mentoring program provides academic and leadership support for youth.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-286-2245   
   

Drop-in for Lego building. Ages 5-12

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Night Time Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Join our class for stories and music for families with children of all ages. Pajamas are welcome!

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ ROT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.356.3440   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Rotterdam Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Stories and learning for families with 0-5 year old children.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM BABY CAFÉ @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Join us for this FREE drop-in service offering breastfeeding support for pregnant and/or new parents in the community.

Refreshments & a qualified lactation professional are available in a relaxing setting. 

In Partnership with: Schenectady County Public Health and CaféBaby USA

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Create beautiful Snowflake Origami. Drop-in for age 5-12.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Handmade Holidays: Kindness & Mandala Rocks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Kindness & Mandala Rocks
These have been all the rage this year. Decorate stones with inspirational phrases or decorative mandalas. 

McChesney Room, Central Library
Due to class size limitations we ask that guests only register for 2 of the 4 classes offered as part of this series. Register online at scpl.org 

Ages 18+ only.

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
        There are 7 spaces available.
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Toddler Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Family Story Time @ QUA Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.895.2719   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Quaker Street Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Pre-School Story Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Class of books, songs and games for independent 3-5 year olds!

    Location: Glenville Branch
 
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 11:30 AM Baby Lap Time @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

Drop-in class for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM Reels: War for the Planet of the Apes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-88-4511   
   

Starring Andy Serkis and Woody Harrelson.

Caesar and the apes are forced into a deadly conflick with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel.

Fox, Dir by Matt Reeves, PG-13, 140 mins 2017

 

    Location: Central Library, McChesney 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!  All writing abilities are welcome for these constructive workshops.

 

Questions?  Please contact Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

 
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 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Drop-in for a STEM challenge: Make a Snowball Catapult

For ages 5-12.

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
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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 @ 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 December 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in for early literacy support class with stories, songs, and fingerplays for children under age 2, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Story Time @ BORNT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.372.4393   
   

Drop-in early literacy support class for children age 24-35 months only, accompanied by an adult. Stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Game Day @Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   


Play Just Dance, Mario Party and other games on the Wii or the Wii U. 

 

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
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misc_none 10:30 AM Family Story Time @ SCO Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2247   
   

Drop-in class for children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Scotia Branch
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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
 
misc_none 12:00 PM Reels: Cars Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-388-4511   
   

Starring Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper and Nathan Fillion.

Lightning McQueen is pushed out of the sport he loves, so he enlists the help of an eager young race technician to get back in the game.

Disney/Pixar, Dir by Brian Fee, G, 103 mins 2017

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
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misc_none 2:00 PM FROZEN Sing-Along @ NIS Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.386.2249   
   

VACATION WEEK FUN!!!

During the holiday break, families with kids of all ages are invited to drop-in for a showing of FROZEN Sing-Along!
Wear your favorite FROZEN costume or just come to sing along to the movie!

    Location: Niskayuna Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Elementary After School Club @ MTP Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-386-2245   
   

Drop-in for Game Day. For age 5-12.

 

    Location: Mont Pleasant Branch
Thursday December 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Paint and Sip Cocoa @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   


C.R.E.A.T.E Community Studios will help kids recreate Caralyn Buehner's, "Snowman at Night" on canvas. Participants will also enjoy a cup of delicious cocoa and cookies. Sign up required. Please call the branch at 518-372-4393 or sign-up using the button below.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM PAWS for Reading @Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

PAWS for Reading
Meet Katie, a therapy dog, who would love to listen to you read a story. Drop-in.

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
Friday December 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM The Wizard of Oz performed by The Puppet People @ CENTRAL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518.388.4540   
   

Join us for a free, drop-in performance of The Wizard of Oz by The Puppet People in our McChesney Room during the Holiday Break!

    Location: Central Library, McChesney Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Family Film @ Bornt Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    518-372-4393   
   

Family Film: Cars 3 (G, 2017, 1 hr. 49 min)
Lightning McQueen fights his way back into racing the newest and faster cars with the help of race technician, Cruz Ramirez.

 

    Location: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
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