Schenectady County Public Library

99 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
518.388.4500


    

Wednesday April 25, 2018
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9:30 AM
Toddler Time @ NIS

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children 24-35 months with an adult.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children 24-35 months with an adult.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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10:00 AM
Family Story Time @ QUA

Drop in for early literacy support for families with children 0-5 years. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

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

Drop in for early literacy support for families with children 0-5 years. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

CONTACT:
  
  518.895.2719
  

LOCATION: Quaker Street Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Pre-School Story Time @ NIS

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children age 3-5.

CONTACT:    518-386-2249  
LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children age 3-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2249
  

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Stay & Play @ Bornt

Please join us for a Stay and Play five-week series designed specially for children ages 1-3 with a caregiver or parent.

Playing and talking time for parents to connect with child experts! 

Please register for this Wednesday morning series by clicking on the button located on the April 4th calendar entry. Participants are expected to attend all five consecutive sessions.

 

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

Please join us for a Stay and Play five-week series designed specially for children ages 1-3 with a caregiver or parent.

Playing and talking time for parents to connect with child experts! 

Please register for this Wednesday morning series by clicking on the button located on the April 4th calendar entry. Participants are expected to attend all five consecutive sessions.

 

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Getting Ahead @ CENTRAL

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.
Made possible by Getting Ahead Network.

You must REGISTER for these classes.
Applications can be filled out  at SCPL’s Central Library.

CONTACT:    518.388.4511  
LOCATION: Central Library

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.
Made possible by Getting Ahead Network.

You must REGISTER for these classes.
Applications can be filled out  at SCPL’s Central Library.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library

 
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11:30 AM
Baby LapTime @ NIS

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children age 0-23 months with an adult.

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children age 0-23 months with an adult.

LOCATION: Niskayuna Branch

 
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12:00 PM
REELS: Wonder Wheel @ Central

2 hour,14 minutes. 2017. Rated PG-13.

CONTACT:    518-388-4511  
LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

2 hour,14 minutes. 2017. Rated PG-13.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Creative Writing

Join this weekly meeting with other creative writers in a supportive setting.

For more information, please e-mail Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

LOCATION: Central Library, Swanker Board Room

Join this weekly meeting with other creative writers in a supportive setting.

For more information, please e-mail Donna at storykeepr@aol.com

LOCATION: Central Library, Swanker Board Room

 
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2:00 PM
Book Discussion @ WOO

Discussion of The Psalms of David, Illuminated by James S. Freemantle

CONTACT:    518-386-2248  
LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

Discussion of The Psalms of David, Illuminated by James S. Freemantle

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2248
  

LOCATION: Woodlawn Branch

 
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2:30 PM
Earth Day Celebration @ MTP

For children in grades K-4.

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

For children in grades K-4.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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3:30 PM
iPad Play @ Central

Creative fun for children in grades K-5.

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

Creative fun for children in grades K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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3:30 PM
iPad Play @ Central

 For kids in grade K-5.

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

 For kids in grade K-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
FRESH PERSPECTIVES YOUTH MENTORSHIP @ BORNT

Open to school aged kids to come in for academic support and leadership mentorship!

CONTACT:    518.372.4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Open to school aged kids to come in for academic support and leadership mentorship!

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Writing Wednesdays

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

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 April 26, 2018
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9:30 AM
Toddler Time @ Central

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For children age 24-35 mos. with an adult.

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

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For children age 24-35 mos. with an adult.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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10:15 AM
Toddler Time @ BORNT

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For children age 24-35 mos. with an adult.

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

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For children age 24-35 mos. with an adult.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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10:30 AM
Book Discussion @ GNV

Discussion of Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Discussion of Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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3:30 PM
4-H Club @ BORNT

For children in grades K-5.

 

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

For children in grades K-5.

 

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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3:30 PM
PAWS for Reading @ BORNT

Read to our therapy dog! For children in grades K-5.

 

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

Read to our therapy dog! For children in grades K-5.

 

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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5:30 PM
Board of Trustees Meeting @ CENTRAL
CONTACT:    518.388.4511  
LOCATION: Central Library, Swanker Board Room
CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Swanker Board Room

Friday April 27, 2018
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10:30 AM
Family Story Time @ SCO

Drop in for early literacy support for families with children 0-5 years. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

CONTACT:    518-386-2247  
LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Drop in for early literacy support for families with children 0-5 years. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2247
  

LOCATION: Scotia Branch

Saturday April 28, 2018
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10:30 AM
Family Story Time @ Central

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For families with children age 0-5.

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

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For families with children age 0-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
FRESH PERSPECTIVES FAMILY FORUM @ BORNT

Open to families with school aged kids to come in and learn from local leaders and share their thoughts.

CONTACT:    518.372.4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Open to families with school aged kids to come in and learn from local leaders and share their thoughts.

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Writing War Workshops @ Central

Workshops meet on Saturday, April 14, 21, and 28.  Register at April 14 entry.

Facilitated by Susannah Risley 

This three-part workshop invites veterans and civilians alike to write about their experiences of war. Participants will learn basic craft-of-writing skills to articulate their stories. We will explore ways to access specific memories to create narratives.. Samples of classic and contemporary war literature will be used to stimulate imaginations. Participants will do writing assignments and share in this supportive, non-judgmental workshop. Open to adults 18+

Susannah Risley has developed many original approaches to writing programs and has worked with a variety of people. She has received several awards for fiction and poetry and has been published in a number of national magazines.

Please register by clicking on the button in the April 14th calendar entry.

CONTACT:    518-388-4511  
LOCATION: Central Library, Swanker Board Room

Workshops meet on Saturday, April 14, 21, and 28.  Register at April 14 entry.

Facilitated by Susannah Risley 

This three-part workshop invites veterans and civilians alike to write about their experiences of war. Participants will learn basic craft-of-writing skills to articulate their stories. We will explore ways to access specific memories to create narratives.. Samples of classic and contemporary war literature will be used to stimulate imaginations. Participants will do writing assignments and share in this supportive, non-judgmental workshop. Open to adults 18+

Susannah Risley has developed many original approaches to writing programs and has worked with a variety of people. She has received several awards for fiction and poetry and has been published in a number of national magazines.

Please register by clicking on the button in the April 14th calendar entry.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4511
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Swanker Board Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Family Lego Club @ Central

Drop in for Lego fun for the whole family!

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

Drop in for Lego fun for the whole family!

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

Monday April 30, 2018
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9:30 AM
Family Story Time @ Central

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For families with children age 0-5.

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

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and more. For families with children age 0-5.

CONTACT:
  
  518.388.4540
  

LOCATION: Central Library, Slater Program Room

 
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9:30 AM
Family Story Time @ GNV

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children age 5 and under with an adult.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Drop in for early literacy support with stories, songs, fingerplays and more! For children age 5 and under with an adult.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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10:00 AM
Family Story Time @ ROT

Drop in for early literacy support for families with children age 0-5 years. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

CONTACT:    518-356-3440  
LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

Drop in for early literacy support for families with children age 0-5 years. Stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

CONTACT:
  
  518.356.3440
  

LOCATION: Rotterdam Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Dance, Read and Rhyme @ GNV

Dance instructor Denise Baker will combine dance movement with early literacy support in this 4-week series.

Please register by clicking on the button below.
*Registration is now closed for this event*

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Dance instructor Denise Baker will combine dance movement with early literacy support in this 4-week series.

Please register by clicking on the button below.
*Registration is now closed for this event*

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Family Story Time @ MTP

Drop in for early literacy fun for families with children 0-5 years old.

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

Drop in for early literacy fun for families with children 0-5 years old.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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12:00 PM
Books Sandwiched In @ Central

Discussion of Keys on the Road. Reviewed by the author, Paul O'Brien.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

Discussion of Keys on the Road. Reviewed by the author, Paul O'Brien.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Central Library, McChesney Room

 
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2:30 PM
Goldiblox Challenge @ MTP

For children in grades K-4.

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

For children in grades K-4.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
FRESH PERSPECTIVES YOUTH MENTORSHIP @ BORNT

Open to school aged kids to come in for academic support and leadership mentorship!

CONTACT:    518.372.4393  
LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

Open to school aged kids to come in for academic support and leadership mentorship!

CONTACT:
  
  518.372.4393
  

LOCATION: Phyllis Bornt Branch & Literacy Center

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PAWS for Reading @ Glenville

Drop in to read aloud to our therapy dog, Louis!  For children in grades K-4.

CONTACT:    518-386-2243  
LOCATION: Glenville Branch

Drop in to read aloud to our therapy dog, Louis!  For children in grades K-4.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2243
  

LOCATION: Glenville Branch

 
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4:30 PM
Women Engineers @ MTP

 For kids in grades 6 and up.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

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

 For kids in grades 6 and up.

Please register by clicking on the button below.

CONTACT:
  
  518.386.2245
  

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch

There are many spaces available.


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