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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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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.

 

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.