Schenectady County Public Library

99 Clinton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
518.388.4500


    

All programs and classes are made possible through the funding provided by the SCPL Friends of the Library.

Thursday August 11, 2022
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
An Afternoon of Magic

Join us as Melvin the Magnificent entertains the imagination.

For families with children of all ages. This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2
The registration period has ended.

Join us as Melvin the Magnificent entertains the imagination.

For families with children of all ages. This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

The registration period has ended.

Friday August 12, 2022
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab and Go Kits: Oceans of Possibilities

Sea Turtles and Whales and Sharks, Oh My!  Grab and go Kits will include ocean animal themed activities and crafts.  The kits will be available for pick up at Central, Mont Pleasant, and Bornt Libraries, while supplies last.

LOCATION: Central Library

Sea Turtles and Whales and Sharks, Oh My!  Grab and go Kits will include ocean animal themed activities and crafts.  The kits will be available for pick up at Central, Mont Pleasant, and Bornt Libraries, while supplies last.

LOCATION: Central Library

Monday August 15, 2022

Visit with a certified lactation specialist in this free drop-in program providing breastfeeding support for pregnant and/or new parents in the community. Join us in-person or virtually on Zoom from your home. 

Zoom link information:
https://tinyurl.com/2p95atkn
Phone:1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID:869 1811 9191
Passcode:806095

For more information or questions, please contact Sarah A. Tice, PHN, IBCLC at Sarah.tice@schenectadycounty.com

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Visit with a certified lactation specialist in this free drop-in program providing breastfeeding support for pregnant and/or new parents in the community. Join us in-person or virtually on Zoom from your home. 

Zoom link information:
https://tinyurl.com/2p95atkn
Phone:1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID:869 1811 9191
Passcode:806095

For more information or questions, please contact Sarah A. Tice, PHN, IBCLC at Sarah.tice@schenectadycounty.com

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Tuesday August 16, 2022
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Reading is Bubblicious!

Join us as we travel to the world of Bubblopolis and meet Mayor R.O.Y. G. B.I.V.  Through storytelling children will learn all about the citizens of Bubblopolis represented by different wands and bubble sizes and explore the magic of becoming a reader. 

For families with children of all ages. This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1
There are 27 spaces available.

Join us as we travel to the world of Bubblopolis and meet Mayor R.O.Y. G. B.I.V.  Through storytelling children will learn all about the citizens of Bubblopolis represented by different wands and bubble sizes and explore the magic of becoming a reader. 

For families with children of all ages. This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

There are 27 spaces available.

Wednesday August 24, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ocean Animal Rescue

Ocean explorers are invited to play a game where they will answer questions about the ocean and its inhabitants to save them from an icky mess, garbage entanglement or an ice grave. 

For kids in grades K-5. This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1
There are 15 spaces available.

Ocean explorers are invited to play a game where they will answer questions about the ocean and its inhabitants to save them from an icky mess, garbage entanglement or an ice grave. 

For kids in grades K-5. This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

There are 15 spaces available.

Thursday August 25, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pop-Up Video Games Day

Bring your Nintendo Switch and games, or use our joycons to play with friends outside and under our Gaming tent. Games on hand that we can play together include Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Pokemon Unite, and Just Dance 2021.

For kids in grades 5-12, but younger kids are welcome with parent supervision. This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols. 

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Bring your Nintendo Switch and games, or use our joycons to play with friends outside and under our Gaming tent. Games on hand that we can play together include Mario Kart 8, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Pokemon Unite, and Just Dance 2021.

For kids in grades 5-12, but younger kids are welcome with parent supervision. This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols. 

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Registration will begin on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Thursday September 15, 2022
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Pompom Jewelry Making

Join us in this adult class where you will learn how to make pompoms out of yarn using a template. Then, after the pompoms are made, you will learn how to make earrings, pins, and hairclips. Leave with your own creation. Ages 18+

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Join us in this adult class where you will learn how to make pompoms out of yarn using a template. Then, after the pompoms are made, you will learn how to make earrings, pins, and hairclips. Leave with your own creation. Ages 18+

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Registration will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Saturday September 17, 2022
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adventures with Yarn

Peggy teaches the basics of knitting and crocheting including the hook and needles, yarns, stitches and tension. All materials are provided. For all ages, skill level and abilities.  This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1
Registration will begin on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Peggy teaches the basics of knitting and crocheting including the hook and needles, yarns, stitches and tension. All materials are provided. For all ages, skill level and abilities.  This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Registration will begin on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Monday September 19, 2022

Visit with a certified lactation specialist in this free drop-in program providing breastfeeding support for pregnant and/or new parents in the community. Join us in-person or virtually on Zoom from your home. 

Zoom link information:
https://tinyurl.com/2p95atkn
Phone:1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID:869 1811 9191
Passcode:806095

For more information or questions, please contact Sarah A. Tice, PHN, IBCLC at Sarah.tice@schenectadycounty.com

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Visit with a certified lactation specialist in this free drop-in program providing breastfeeding support for pregnant and/or new parents in the community. Join us in-person or virtually on Zoom from your home. 

Zoom link information:
https://tinyurl.com/2p95atkn
Phone:1-646-558-8656
Meeting ID:869 1811 9191
Passcode:806095

For more information or questions, please contact Sarah A. Tice, PHN, IBCLC at Sarah.tice@schenectadycounty.com

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Thursday September 29, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paw for Reading

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Registration will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

 

Join us for free after school fun as as we make personalized banners to hang in your room or in your home. For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2
Registration will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Join us for free after school fun as as we make personalized banners to hang in your room or in your home. For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Registration will begin on Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Saturday October 8, 2022
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adventures with Yarn

Peggy teaches the basics of knitting and crocheting including the hook and needles, yarns, stitches and tension. All materials are provided. For all ages, skill level and abilities.  This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1
Registration will begin on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Peggy teaches the basics of knitting and crocheting including the hook and needles, yarns, stitches and tension. All materials are provided. For all ages, skill level and abilities.  This program will be held in accordance with Schenectady County Covid-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Registration will begin on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Thursday October 13, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paw for Reading

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Tuesday October 18, 2022
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Spooky Haunted House w/ Circuits

Learn about electricity and how to create a circuit board by lighting your own haunted paper house. For kids in grades 2 - 5.

 

 

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Learn about electricity and how to create a circuit board by lighting your own haunted paper house. For kids in grades 2 - 5.

 

 

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Thursday October 20, 2022

Join us for free after school fun as we make festive masks for dress up or trick-or-treating.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Join us for free after school fun as we make festive masks for dress up or trick-or-treating.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Saturday October 22, 2022
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Fall Harvest Party

Join royal princesses and superheroes as we celebrate Fall with some cool crafts, games, face painting, and tons of fun! Costumes are encouraged, but not necessary. Fall inspired refreshments will be provided. Families welcome.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2
Registration will begin on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Join royal princesses and superheroes as we celebrate Fall with some cool crafts, games, face painting, and tons of fun! Costumes are encouraged, but not necessary. Fall inspired refreshments will be provided. Families welcome.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Registration will begin on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM     

Thursday October 27, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paw for Reading

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Thursday November 3, 2022

Join us for free after school fun as we make a pillow with a pocket to hold a favorite book.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Join us for free after school fun as we make a pillow with a pocket to hold a favorite book.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Thursday November 10, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paw for Reading

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Thursday November 17, 2022

Join us for free after school fun as we sew a tote to carry books or groceries.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Join us for free after school fun as we sew a tote to carry books or groceries.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Thursday December 1, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paw for Reading

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Join us for a story class for children in Grades K-5 with an adult. Meet therapy dog Pearl who would love to listen to you read a story.

This program will be conducted in accordance with Schenectady County COVID-19 protocols.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant, Program Room 1

Thursday December 15, 2022

Join us for free after school fun as we make holiday decorations to bring cheer to your home during the holidays.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2

Join us for free after school fun as we make holiday decorations to bring cheer to your home during the holidays.

For kids in gr. K-5.

Want to learn more about 4-H? Become a Club member to use your head, heart, hands and health to make a difference in your community. Each session will include learning more about 4-H and a craft. This free 1-year membership is made possible through a grant from the WGYA. Membership is optional.

LOCATION: Mont Pleasant Branch, Program Room 2


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