Indian Music Caravan: Sunday, Dec. 4 @2:00

indian musicThe Dance and Music School of India featuring Professor Veena Chandra and Devesh Chandra, presents an Indian classical music performance and hands on workshop about the techniques of this unique music. Attendees will be able to see, hear, and experience the instruments of India. A performance of vocals, harmonium, Sitar and Tabla will follow.

All ages are welcome, children are especially encouraged to attend.

This project is made possible in part through Community Arts Grants a program funded through the State and Local Partnership Program of the New York State Council on the Arts and The Arts Center of the Capital Region.

Wednesdays are FUN Days at the Library

2016 Summer Reading Program: Youth and TeensEvery Wednesday through August 3, we are offering some extra fun activities for your kids.  As always, these programs are all free!

SPORTSTACULAR FUN & FITNESS (6:30-7:30) takes place at the Village Rec Center, rain or shine (click for directions).  Every week there is a different sport to learn directly from an expert, or super fun challenges from your friendly library staff and volunteers. For kids entering 4th grade & up. Register online, call 810-0315, or stop by the Youth Services Desk.

  • July 20: Basketball with Colonie Coach Eric Obermayer; registration starts July 13.
  • July 27: Ninja Warriors Challenge with library staff; registration starts July 20.
  • August 3: Soccer with Pere Bascu, Creator of the Catalan Secret, Siena Coach; registration starts July 27.

TEAM TREEHOUSE (2:00-3:00) is a favorite program we provide throughout the year.  Every week is a surprise!  With a game, craft, and stories, the kids won’t want to miss this.  For kids in 1st-4th grade. No registration is needed.

BOOK BUDDIES (6:30-7:15) is a special chance for your child to read  one-on-one with a teen volunteer.  Your child with have the undivided attention of a teen who is more than happy to listen, help, and participate in your child’s journey to becoming a great reader!  Sign up for a 15 minute slot, or stop by to see if there is availability.  Register by phone, 810-0315, or in person at the Youth Services Desk.

SENSE-ERCISE! (10:00-11:30) is all about hands-on experiences.  Stop by the Activity Room to check out a new sensory bin and craft.  All ages are welcome.  No registration is needed.