Schenectady County Public Library

99 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
518.388.4500


    

Wednesday June 20, 2018
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Let’s Tell our Stories with a Camera @ Bornt

 Fresh Perspectives presents a FREE photography class for kids age 10-18. Cameras and other equipment are free to all participants (provided by 1199SEIU). You can bring your cell phone camera if you have one, but it is not necessary.

Important: In order to participate in the June 20 class, you must attend the first class on June 13.

Learn how to take excellent photos for your family, friends and social media! Explore your community and your favorite places. Photos will be exhibited in a special show in July.

Space is limited! To register, call William Rivas at 518-930-8308.

This program is sponsored by community partners #Saveourstreets and United Healthcare Workers East.

CONTACT:  William Rivas  518-930-8308  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 Fresh Perspectives presents a FREE photography class for kids age 10-18. Cameras and other equipment are free to all participants (provided by 1199SEIU). You can bring your cell phone camera if you have one, but it is not necessary.

Important: In order to participate in the June 20 class, you must attend the first class on June 13.

Learn how to take excellent photos for your family, friends and social media! Explore your community and your favorite places. Photos will be exhibited in a special show in July.

Space is limited! To register, call William Rivas at 518-930-8308.

This program is sponsored by community partners #Saveourstreets and United Healthcare Workers East.

CONTACT:
  William Rivas
  518.930.8308
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Thursday June 21, 2018
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
PAWS for Reading @ Bornt

Read to our therapy dog! For kids in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Read to our therapy dog! For kids in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Monday June 25, 2018
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2:00 PM
Sam Sam the Magic Man @ ROT

Magician Sam Dvorak will perform magic tricks to amaze and astound you!

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Magician Sam Dvorak will perform magic tricks to amaze and astound you!

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Summer Kick-off @ GNV

All ages are welcome to drop in and kick-start the summer, with fun activities and registration for the reading program.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

All ages are welcome to drop in and kick-start the summer, with fun activities and registration for the reading program.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Tuesday June 26, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Summer Kick-Off @ NIS

All ages are welcome to drop in and kick-start the summer with fun activities and registration for the summer reading program.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

All ages are welcome to drop in and kick-start the summer with fun activities and registration for the summer reading program.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Movie: Annie @ Bornt

Film: Annie. (2014). PG. 118 minutes.

Popcorn and punch will be served. For families.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Film: Annie. (2014). PG. 118 minutes.

Popcorn and punch will be served. For families.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Wednesday June 27, 2018
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10:00 AM
Family Story Time @ QUA

Drop in for this early literacy class featuring stories, songs, rhymes, activities and more. For children age 5 and under, with an adult.

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Drop in for this early literacy class featuring stories, songs, rhymes, activities and more. For children age 5 and under, with an adult.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Teen Movie @ NIS

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Rain Sticks @ MTP

For kids in Grades K-3.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

For kids in Grades K-3.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Smart Phone Acoustic Amplifier @ MTP

For kids in Grades 4-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

For kids in Grades 4-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Thursday June 28, 2018
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2:30 PM
Library Boogie @ Central

Tom Knight Puppets presents a Library Boogie! For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Tom Knight Puppets presents a Library Boogie! For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rockin' Tales @ Bornt

Join Deb Cavanaugh for an interactive family storytime, with musical instruments, scarves, dancing and books!

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Join Deb Cavanaugh for an interactive family storytime, with musical instruments, scarves, dancing and books!

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Friday June 29, 2018
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10:30 AM
Animals in the Choir @ SCO

Join George Steele for this song and story program for families.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Join George Steele for this song and story program for families.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Monday July 2, 2018
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2:00 PM
Lego Club @ MTP

Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to a LEGO free play session.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to a LEGO free play session.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Science @ the Library @ ROT

Local GE Scientists will work with children at various science activity tables.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Local GE Scientists will work with children at various science activity tables.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Tuesday July 3, 2018
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2:00 PM
LEGO Club @ Bornt

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Wednesday July 4, 2018
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CLOSED - Independence Day
Thursday July 5, 2018
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2:00 PM
Game Day @ Bornt

Kids in Grades K-9 are invited to play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on our Nintendo Wii.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Kids in Grades K-9 are invited to play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on our Nintendo Wii.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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2:30 PM
Silent Wings: Owls @ Central

Raptor rehabilitation program of the Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York will bring live owls and other raptors. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Raptor rehabilitation program of the Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York will bring live owls and other raptors. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Friday July 6, 2018
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1:00 PM
Fishing in Collins Lake @ SCO

Poles, bait and fishing instruction provided by DEC.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Poles, bait and fishing instruction provided by DEC.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Saturday July 7, 2018
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Medieval Demonstration @ SCO

The Society for Creative Anachronism will be on hand with fighting knights, slashing swordsmen, dancing, and domestic arts in the Medieval reenactment style.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

The Society for Creative Anachronism will be on hand with fighting knights, slashing swordsmen, dancing, and domestic arts in the Medieval reenactment style.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

 
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1:00 PM
COMIC BOOK MOVIE: BLACK PANTHER

JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL FREE FAMILY FUN SCREENING OF MARVEL'S BLACK PANTHER!

It's a fun way to kick-off the one-week countdown to our ELECTRIC CITY COMIC CON that happens on the following Saturday, July 14th from 10am-4pm!

Come dressed as T'Challa (the Black Panther) or any of your other favorite Marvel Super Heroes!!!

Rated PG-13  
Runtime: 2 hours 15 minutes

CONTACT:    518.388.4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL FREE FAMILY FUN SCREENING OF MARVEL'S BLACK PANTHER!

It's a fun way to kick-off the one-week countdown to our ELECTRIC CITY COMIC CON that happens on the following Saturday, July 14th from 10am-4pm!

Come dressed as T'Challa (the Black Panther) or any of your other favorite Marvel Super Heroes!!!

Rated PG-13  
Runtime: 2 hours 15 minutes

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Monday July 9, 2018
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2:00 PM
Rockin' Tales @ MTP

A drop-in reading program featuring Deb Cavanaugh, for all families.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

A drop-in reading program featuring Deb Cavanaugh, for all families.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Song Writing @ GNV

Join River Jack Z of the Zucchini Brothers and explore the craft of songwriting by working cooperatively to record a unique song!

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Join River Jack Z of the Zucchini Brothers and explore the craft of songwriting by working cooperatively to record a unique song!

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Tuesday July 10, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ Bornt

Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Students in Grades 2-6 are welcome, but must commit to atttending the classes on July 10 AND 11th.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Students in Grades 2-6 are welcome, but must commit to atttending the classes on July 10 AND 11th.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Family Craft Time @ Central

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:    518-388-4511  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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2:00 PM
Drawing Fun @ ROT

Children in Grade 2 and up are invited for some chalk drawing activities.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Children in Grade 2 and up are invited for some chalk drawing activities.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Song Writing @ NIS

Join River Jack Z of the Zucchini Brothers and explore the craft of songwriting by working cooperatively to record a unique song! For kids in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Join River Jack Z of the Zucchini Brothers and explore the craft of songwriting by working cooperatively to record a unique song! For kids in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Wednesday July 11, 2018
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2:00 AM
Teen Movie @ NIS

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: Wonder

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: Wonder

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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10:00 AM
Science at the Library @ QUA

Local GE Scientists will work with children at various science activity tables.

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Local GE Scientists will work with children at various science activity tables.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ Bornt

Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Students in Grades 2-6 are welcome, but must commit to attending the class on July 10th AND 11th.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Students in Grades 2-6 are welcome, but must commit to attending the class on July 10th AND 11th.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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2:30 PM
Libraries Rock @ WOO

Rock out with Miss Lisa, featuring songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Rock out with Miss Lisa, featuring songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

 
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6:30 PM
Puppets with Pizzazz @ ROT

A crowd favorite returns for a new puppet show!

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

A crowd favorite returns for a new puppet show!

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Thursday July 12, 2018
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2:00 PM
Make It, Take It: Windchines @ Bornt

Make a homemade windchime that will bring lovely patterns and soundwaves to your home with C.R.E.A.T.E Studio. For kids in Grades K-5.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
There are 7 spaces available.

Make a homemade windchime that will bring lovely patterns and soundwaves to your home with C.R.E.A.T.E Studio. For kids in Grades K-5.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM
Raptors: Rock Stars of the Sky @ Central

This is an hour long interactive program featuring five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of each species, and much more. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

This is an hour long interactive program featuring five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of each species, and much more. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Friday July 13, 2018
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10:30 AM
Libraries Rock @ SCO

Join Miss Lisa for songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Join Miss Lisa for songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Monday July 16, 2018
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2:00 PM
Game Day @ MTP

Play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on our Nintendo Wii. For kids in Grade K-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on our Nintendo Wii. For kids in Grade K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Reptile Adventure @ GNV

Jessica Shea returns for a hands-on presentation with live reptiles including tortoise, lizards and snakes. For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Jessica Shea returns for a hands-on presentation with live reptiles including tortoise, lizards and snakes. For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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4:00 PM
Game Day @ MTP

Kids Grade 5 and up are invited to play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on the Nintendo Wii.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Kids Grade 5 and up are invited to play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on the Nintendo Wii.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Tuesday July 17, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LEGO Fun @ Central

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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2:00 PM
Drawing Fun @ ROT

Children in Grade 2 and up are invited for some chalk drawing activities.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Children in Grade 2 and up are invited for some chalk drawing activities.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Reptile Adventure @ NIS

Jessica Shea returns for a hands-on presentation with live reptiles including tortoise, lizards and snakes! For kids in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Jessica Shea returns for a hands-on presentation with live reptiles including tortoise, lizards and snakes! For kids in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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4:00 PM
Face Painting Workshop @ Bornt

Have fun bringing your spirit animal or inner princess out using bold paint colors on your face! For kids in Grades K-5.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
There are 27 spaces available.

Have fun bringing your spirit animal or inner princess out using bold paint colors on your face! For kids in Grades K-5.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

There are 27 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Pajama Story Time @ Bornt

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special evening story time, complete with a bedtime snack!

 

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special evening story time, complete with a bedtime snack!

 

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Wednesday July 18, 2018
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10:00 AM
Libraries Rock @ QUA

Rock out with Miss Lisa, with songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Rock out with Miss Lisa, with songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ NIS

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for children in grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both classes, on July 18 AND July 19.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for children in grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both classes, on July 18 AND July 19.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Raptors: Rock Stars of the Sky @ WOO

This interactive program will feature five different raptors. Participants will learn the natural history of each raptor, and much more.

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

This interactive program will feature five different raptors. Participants will learn the natural history of each raptor, and much more.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

 
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4:00 PM
Raptors: Rock Stars of the Sky @ MTP

This hour-long interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of the raptors, and much more. For kids in Grade K-5.

NOTE: This program will be held at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

This hour-long interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of the raptors, and much more. For kids in Grade K-5.

NOTE: This program will be held at Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Thursday July 19, 2018
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2:00 PM
Hooting It Up With Owls @ ROT

Dissect owl pellets for a hands-on learning experience about owl behavior. For children in Grade 2 and up.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Dissect owl pellets for a hands-on learning experience about owl behavior. For children in Grade 2 and up.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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2:00 PM
LEGO Club @ Bornt

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ NIS

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for children in grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both classes, on July 18 AND July 19.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for children in grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both classes, on July 18 AND July 19.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Reptile Adventure @ Central

Join presenter Jessica Shea for a hands-on demonstration with live reptiles including tortoise, lizards and snakes. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Join presenter Jessica Shea for a hands-on demonstration with live reptiles including tortoise, lizards and snakes. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Friday July 20, 2018
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2:00 PM
Amazing Magic @ SCO

Magician Joey DiDonna will entertain and amaze you with magic skills.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Magician Joey DiDonna will entertain and amaze you with magic skills.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Saturday July 21, 2018
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bike Repair 101 @ Bornt

Take a pit stop at our Bornt garage (back lot) with your bike to get help from the Electric City Bike Rescue. For kids in Grade K-5.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Take a pit stop at our Bornt garage (back lot) with your bike to get help from the Electric City Bike Rescue. For kids in Grade K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Monday July 23, 2018
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10:00 AM
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom @ MTP

WMHT will be on hand to present this program of the story of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, craft making and a take home copy of the book! For kids in Grade K-5.

Registration is required. Click on the button below to sign up.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch
There are 25 spaces available.

WMHT will be on hand to present this program of the story of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, craft making and a take home copy of the book! For kids in Grade K-5.

Registration is required. Click on the button below to sign up.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM
Goldi-Rocks and the 3 Bears @ GNV

The Puppet People present a live puppet show. For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

The Puppet People present a live puppet show. For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Rhyming with Ritchie @ ROT

Create a song with words and music in just under an hour, then perform and record it as a group!.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Create a song with words and music in just under an hour, then perform and record it as a group!.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Tuesday July 24, 2018
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10:00 AM
Libraries Rock @ ROT

Join Miss Lisa for a rocking session of songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Join Miss Lisa for a rocking session of songs, instruments and movement.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Family Craft Time @ Central

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:    518-388-4511  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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2:00 PM
Goldi-Rocks and the 3 Bears @ NIS

The Puppet People are back for a live puppet show. For kids in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

The Puppet People are back for a live puppet show. For kids in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Pajama Story Time @ Bornt

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special evening story time, complete with a bedtime snack!

 

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special evening story time, complete with a bedtime snack!

 

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Wednesday July 25, 2018
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10:00 AM
Sam Sam the Magic Man @ QUA

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks to amaze and astound!

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks to amaze and astound!

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Book Discussion @ WOO

Discussion of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Discussion of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Mindfulness for Everyone @ WOO

Join Beth Bidwell for a fun, activity packed program to give children tools to cope with anxiety, fear, restlessness and allow them to find more joy in their lives. Kids will learn techniques to help them fall asleep more easily, quiet a busy mind, relax before a test, and prepare for a sorting event.

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Join Beth Bidwell for a fun, activity packed program to give children tools to cope with anxiety, fear, restlessness and allow them to find more joy in their lives. Kids will learn techniques to help them fall asleep more easily, quiet a busy mind, relax before a test, and prepare for a sorting event.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Thursday July 26, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ SCO

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on July 26 and July 27.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on July 26 and July 27.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Treasure Island @ Central

We welcome back the Hampstead Stage Company for live theater, performing this classic tale. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

We welcome back the Hampstead Stage Company for live theater, performing this classic tale. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

 
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3:30 PM
PAWS for Reading @ Bornt

 Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to read aloud to Katie, our therapy dog!

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to read aloud to Katie, our therapy dog!

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Friday July 27, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ SCO

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on July 26 and July 27.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on July 26 and July 27.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Monday July 30, 2018
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2:00 PM
Instrument Petting Zoo @ GNV

Children in Grades 1-5 will have the opportunity to play and experiment with a variety of wood, brass, string and percussion instruments, with demonstrations by musicians from the John Keal Music Company.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Children in Grades 1-5 will have the opportunity to play and experiment with a variety of wood, brass, string and percussion instruments, with demonstrations by musicians from the John Keal Music Company.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Zany Science @ MTP

Professor Womboggle will present a 45 minute interactive and fun science program.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Professor Womboggle will present a 45 minute interactive and fun science program.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Tuesday July 31, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LEGO Fun @ Central

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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2:00 PM
Instrument Petting Zoo @ NIS

Children in Grades 1-5 will have the opportunity to play and experiment with a variety of wood, brass, string and percussion instruments, with demonstrations by musicians from the John Keal Music Company.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Children in Grades 1-5 will have the opportunity to play and experiment with a variety of wood, brass, string and percussion instruments, with demonstrations by musicians from the John Keal Music Company.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Pajama Story Time @ Bornt

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special evening story time, complete with a bedtime snack!

 

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Kids in Grades K-5 are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special evening story time, complete with a bedtime snack!

 

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Wednesday August 1, 2018
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10:00 AM
Pig Out on Reading @ QUA

Join Farmer Minor, and Daisy, "the World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig, with their two pug friends as they share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show.

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Join Farmer Minor, and Daisy, "the World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig, with their two pug friends as they share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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10:00 AM
Pig Out on Reading @ ROT

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy, "the World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig" with their two pug friends as they share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show!.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy, "the World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig" with their two pug friends as they share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show!.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Story Stones @ MTP

Create one or more stories using smooth river stones you design with stickers, markers, magazine clippings, fabric and more. For children in Grades K-5.

Registration is required. Click on the button below to sign up.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch
There are 15 spaces available.

Create one or more stories using smooth river stones you design with stickers, markers, magazine clippings, fabric and more. For children in Grades K-5.

Registration is required. Click on the button below to sign up.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ GNV

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 1 and August 2.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 1 and August 2.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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2:30 PM
CSI: Critter Scene Investigation @ WOO

The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center staff will be on hand for some animal detective work.

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center staff will be on hand for some animal detective work.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Thursday August 2, 2018
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2:00 PM
Game Day @ Bornt

Kids in Grades K-9 are invited to play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on our Nintendo Wii.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Kids in Grades K-9 are invited to play Mario Party, Just Dance and other games on our Nintendo Wii.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ GNV

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 1 and August 2.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Level 1 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 1 and August 2.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Amazing Magic @ Central

Magician Joey DiDonna will entertain and amaze. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Magician Joey DiDonna will entertain and amaze. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Friday August 3, 2018
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10:30 AM
Pig Out on Reading @ SCO

Join Farmer Minor, and Daisy the "World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig", with their two pug friends as they share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Join Farmer Minor, and Daisy the "World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig", with their two pug friends as they share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Monday August 6, 2018
misc_none
2:00 PM
Pig Out on Reading @ GNV

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy, "The World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig" with their two pug friends as they share adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show!

For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy, "The World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig" with their two pug friends as they share adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show!

For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Tuesday August 7, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Family Craft Time @ Central

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:    518-388-4511  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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2:00 PM
Pig Out on Reading @ NIS

Farmer Minor and Daisy, the "World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig", along with their two pug friends, share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show!

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Farmer Minor and Daisy, the "World's Most Famous Library Loving Pig", along with their two pug friends, share their adventures and world travels. Meet and greet Daisy after the show!

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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6:30 PM
Drumming with Jonathan Duda @ ROT

Drop in for an interactive program featuring drums from around the world.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Drop in for an interactive program featuring drums from around the world.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Wednesday August 8, 2018
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2:00 AM
Teen Movie @ NIS

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: A Wrinkle in Time

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: A Wrinkle in Time

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ QUA

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 8 and August 9.

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 8 and August 9.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Perler Bead Guitar @ MTP

Create a cool acoustic or electric guitar magnet our of fused beads. For children in grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Create a cool acoustic or electric guitar magnet our of fused beads. For children in grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Art with the Tang Museum @ WOO

Create a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling.

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Create a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Thursday August 9, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ QUA

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 8 and August 9.

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Level 1 is for kids in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 8 and August 9.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Story Stones @ Bornt

Create one or more stories using smooth river stones you design with stickers, markers, magazine clippings, fabric and more. For kids in Grades K-5.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center
There are 11 spaces available.

Create one or more stories using smooth river stones you design with stickers, markers, magazine clippings, fabric and more. For kids in Grades K-5.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM
Scotty Nut Nut @ Central

This is a lively show of juggling, balance and acrobatics. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

This is a lively show of juggling, balance and acrobatics. For children in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Friday August 10, 2018
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10:30 AM
Sam Sam the Magic Man @ SCO

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks that will amaze and astound!

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks that will amaze and astound!

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Monday August 13, 2018
misc_none
2:00 PM
Art with the Tang Museum @ MTP

Create a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling. For children in grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Create a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling. For children in grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Sam Sam the Magic Man @ GNV

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks to amaze you!

For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks to amaze you!

For children in Grades 1-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Tuesday August 14, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LEGO Fun @ Central

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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2:00 PM
Art with the Tang Museum @ ROT

Children in Grades 1 and up are invited to make a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Children in Grades 1 and up are invited to make a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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2:00 PM
LEGO Club @ Bornt

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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2:00 PM
Sam Sam the Magic Man @ NIS

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks to amaze you!

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Magician Sam Dvorak will demonstrate magic tricks to amaze you!

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
misc_none
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Wednesday August 15, 2018
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10:00 AM
Animals in the Choir @ QUA

Join George Steele for this program of animal stories and songs.

CONTACT:    518-895-2719  
LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

Join George Steele for this program of animal stories and songs.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Make It, Take It: Windchimes @ MTP

Join C.R.E.A.T.E Community Studio to make a homemade windchime that will bring lovely patterns and soundwaves to your home. For children in grades K-5.

Registration is required. Click on the button below to sign up.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch
There are 15 spaces available.

Join C.R.E.A.T.E Community Studio to make a homemade windchime that will bring lovely patterns and soundwaves to your home. For children in grades K-5.

Registration is required. Click on the button below to sign up.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ GNV

Level 2 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 15 and August 16.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Level 2 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 15 and August 16.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Wild Music: Animal Songs and Calls @ WOO

From coyotes to owls to frogs, animals make some amazing sounds for you to investigate.

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

From coyotes to owls to frogs, animals make some amazing sounds for you to investigate.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Thursday August 16, 2018
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2:00 PM
Art with the Tang Museum @ SCO

Create a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Create a 3-D sculpture or musical instrument with bowls, cups and bling.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

 
misc_none
2:00 PM
Perler Bead Guitar @ Bornt

Create a cool acoustic or electric guitar magnet out of fused beads.For kids in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Create a cool acoustic or electric guitar magnet out of fused beads.For kids in Grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ GNV

Level 2 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 15 and August 16.

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Level 2 Science in the Summer is for kids in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to register. Participants must attend BOTH classes on August 15 and August 16.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Science @ the Library @ CENTRAL

Local GE Scientists will work with children at various science activity tables.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Local GE Scientists will work with children at various science activity tables.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Friday August 17, 2018
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10:30 AM
Raptors: Rock Stars of the Sky @ SCO

This interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn the natural history of each raptor, and much more..

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

This interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn the natural history of each raptor, and much more..

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Monday August 20, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ ROT

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ ROT

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Lego Club @ MTP

Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to a LEGO free play session.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to a LEGO free play session.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Tuesday August 21, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ ROT

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Family Craft Time @ Central

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:    518-388-4511  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Drop in for some family crafting fun.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ ROT

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the branch to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 20 and August 21.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Wednesday August 22, 2018
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10:00 AM
Raptors: Rock Stars of the Sky @ QUA

This interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of each raptor, and much more.

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

This interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of each raptor, and much more.

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ Central

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ Central

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

 
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2:00 PM
Decorate an Earbud Holder @ MTP

Kids Grade 5 and up are invited to decorate a storage holder for earbuds.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Kids Grade 5 and up are invited to decorate a storage holder for earbuds.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Thursday August 23, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ Central

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Level 1 is for children in Grades 2-3. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

 
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10:30 AM
Raptors: Rock Stars of the Sky @ ROT

This interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of each raptor, and much more.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

This interactive program features five different raptors. Participants will learn about the natural history of each raptor, and much more.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GSK Science in the Summer @ Central

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Level 2 is for children in Grades 4-6. Registration is required. Call or visit the library to sign up. Participants must attend both sessions, on August 22 and August 23.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

 
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3:30 PM
PAWS for Reading @ Bornt

 Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to strengthen their reading skills by reading aloud to Katie, our therapy dog!

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to strengthen their reading skills by reading aloud to Katie, our therapy dog!

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Friday August 24, 2018
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10:30 AM
End of Summer Reading Party @ SCO

Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments!

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments!

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Monday August 27, 2018
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1:00 PM
Jason's Frogs, Bugs and Animal Show @ MTP

Wait until you see all the critters Jason will bring to the library. Enjoy farm music, dancing, animal petting and a surprise character! For families.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Wait until you see all the critters Jason will bring to the library. Enjoy farm music, dancing, animal petting and a surprise character! For families.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Tuesday August 28, 2018
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LEGO Fun @ Central

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:    518-388-4540  
LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Children and families are welcome to drop in and participate in LEGO free play.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Writers Club @ NIS

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Students entering grades 6-12 are invited to drop in to this student run group dedicated to creating a community of writers.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Wednesday August 29, 2018
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2:00 AM
Teen Movie @ NIS

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: Ready Player One

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Bring a pillow or blanket, curl up and get comfy. Snacks will be served. For kids entering grade 6-12.

Today’s film: Ready Player One

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Book Discussion @ WOO

Discussion of Wonder by R.J.Palacio

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Discussion of Wonder by R.J.Palacio

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Lego Club @ MTP

Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to a LEGO free play session.

CONTACT:    518-386-2245  
LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Kids in Grade K-5 are invited to a LEGO free play session.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

Thursday August 30, 2018
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2:00 PM
LEGO Club @ Bornt

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:    518-372-4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Free build or challenges for kids in Grades K-5

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Monday September 3, 2018
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CLOSED - Labor Day
Monday October 8, 2018
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CLOSED - Indigenous Peoples' Day
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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CLOSED - Election Day
Monday November 12, 2018
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CLOSED - Veterans Day (observed)
Thursday November 22, 2018
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CLOSED - Thanksgiving
Monday December 24, 2018
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CLOSED - Christmas Eve
Tuesday December 25, 2018
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CLOSED - Christmas Day
Monday December 31, 2018
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5:00 PM
Closing Early - New Year's Eve

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