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    Coming this Summer: Build a Better World!

    Start planning your summer activities! Registration for the Reading Program begins June 20. The Carnival Kickoff will be June 27 & the Teen Kickoff will be July 7, both at the library!

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    SIDE-B - Winners of the Battle of the Bands!

    Congratulations to SIDE-B!! Thank you to our sponsors: Friends of the Library, Hilton Music Center, School of Rock, and Cici's Pizza! As well as our judges: Jesse Calhoun and Marc Jackson!!

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    Spring Storytimes: Thursdays and Fridays May 11-26

    Family Storytime on Thursdays @10:00; and Romp & Read on Fridays @10:00. No registration required.

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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.