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    Read Across America: Thursday, March 2

    Join thousands of kids around the country as we celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday. Fun photo booth with props, read to a therapy dog, activities, and prizes. Free! For families of all ages. No registration required.

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    18th Annual Limerick Contest

    Kids in grades 5-8 can submit an original limerick to be judged. Prizes will be awarded! Deadline: March 17. See newsletter for rules.

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    Colonie TV

    Area events, organizations, services, entrepreneurs, authors, storytellers and more. Take a look and find out what you've been missing! Channels 17 and 29 for Colonie residents. Click here for the schedule.

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Hannaford Helps the Library: February 1-28

The Hannaford Supermarket located at 98 Wolf Road in Albany has generously selected the Friends of the Library as this month’s “Bag for a Cause” recipient!

Purchase one or more blue “Good Karma” reusable grocery bags at this store and the Friends of the Library will receive $1 per bag. It’s a great way to show your love for the library and the environment.

Click HERE for more information about the program.

SAT Launchpads

Launchpads are preloaded tablets that are durable and easy to use!  We recently added several to Teen Services to help students study for the SATs.  They have practice SAT questions for vocabulary, math and English.  Stop by the Teen Room, or click HERE, to see what’s available.

Additional Launchpads are available for youth that have age appropriate, educational games in a variety of subjects and themes.  Click HERE to see what’s available.

Adults can enjoy Launchpads too!  The library is beginning its collection with Mind Mastery Brain Games and Learn Chinese tablets. Click HERE to see what’s available.

Launchpads are checked out for 1 week.