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    Coloring for Adults: Tuesday, Jan 17 @ 1:00-3:00

    Beginner to Expert- Drop by and color with gel pens, crayons or colored pencils. Bring your coffee or tea and we will provide the raw materials. Experienced colorists may bring their own supplies.

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    Nursery School Fair: Saturday, Jan 21 @ 9:00-11:00

    Walk in and meet representatives of preschools in the Colonie area. It’s the perfect opportunity to preview what’s available, all in one place at one time! Click here for additional providers' information.

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    Youth Services Program Registration

    Register for storytimes and other programs beginning Saturday, Jan. 21 at 9:00AM, in-person only. Registration can be done online beginning Sunday at 1:00.

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    Midterms Mania: Wednesdays, Jan. 18, 25 @ 4-7pm

    The Activity Room will be reserved for studying for students in grades 7-12. We will provide snacks and drinks! Reserve your spot!

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    NEW! Genealogy Research with Ancestry Library Edition

    Ancestry features an intuitive search interface, detailed search indexes, and helpful Learning Center tools with tips for getting started. Why pay for a great tool like this? Free, in-library use only.

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Mango Languages: NEW Foreign Language Service

Learn a new language! Watch a foreign film!

Mango teaches self-paced language skills through short conversations and film clips in the context of real-world situations. There are over 70 foreign and 21 English as a second language (ESL) languages to choose from.  Here are just a few of the languages you can explore:

  • Spanish (Spain, Latin America)
  • French (France, Canadian)
  • American Sign Language
  • Far East: (Chinese, Hindi, Korean)
  • ESL for: Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Russian speakers

Learn entirely online from your home PC or a free mobile app. To access it from your PC:

  1. Go to: https://connect.mangolanguages.com/uhls/start
  2. Create a profile (name, email, password) or log onto your account with your email, password.