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    The Mikado: April 13 @2:00

    Everyone's welcome to watch The Stratford Festival of Canada’s The Mikado (1982). Cloaked in the guise of a Japanese musical drama, The Mikado is a spoof of Victorian English society. No registration required.

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    Friends' Book Sale: April 28-29

    Help the Friends stock their huge spring book sale! Donations of gently used books, DVD's, and CD's can be brought to the side employee's entrance. Please no textbooks, almanacs or encyclopedias.

    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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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.

Nursery School Fair & Youth Program Registration

Saturday, January 21st

Looking for a nursery school in the Colonie area?  Stop by the  library on Saturday, January 21st between 9:00-11:00 to meetwith several local businesses.  Representatives will be available to answer questions and give you their information.

You may also want to register your children for Toddlertime, On My Own, iTry Science Treehouse, or Read to Ruby & Glinda.  These programs will run from January 30-April 7 (except February 20-24).  On Saturday, registration will be taken in-person only.  On Sunday, you may register for these programs online*, beginning at 1:00.  Please read our newsletter to find out about all our programs!

*To register online:

  • Click on the red “Calendar & Registration” button.
  • Go to the first date the program is being offered.
  • Click on the program’s name or hand icon.
  • Follow the directions to complete all the required fields.
  • You are now signed up to attend this program every week until the end of the session.