First Monday Book Discussion Group on Monday, March 5th at 7:00 pm

March’s book is “The Nix,” by Nathan Hill, a debut novel that was placed on numerous “Best Books of the Year” lists. Join us for a thoughtful conversation.

Check out our Goodreads group, and join in the online discussion.

Don’t forget to pick up a copy of the title for April, “The Children’s Blizzard,” by David Laskin, about the infamous storm of 1888.

 

LEGO CLUB on Monday, February 26th at 4:00 pm

Join our Lego Club! What will you build today? Perhaps something we can show in our display case.

For ages 5 and up.

 

Next Lego Club: Monday, March 19th at 4:00pm

MAH JONGG at the Library every Monday and Wednesday from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm

Join the Mah Jongg renaissance! MAH JONGG players meet downstairs every Monday and Wednesday, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm.  Beginners are welcome!

February 26 and 28th

March 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, and 28th

 

Memoir Writing Group on Tuesdays, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

old-typewriter[1]A Memoir Writing Group is held on Tuesdays, 10:15 am – 12:15 pm:

February 27th

March 6, 13, 20, and 27th

This peer led writing group meets to provide comment and review on the process of memoir writing. New writers are welcome. If interested, contact Phil Palladino at 518-392-5933, email at philpal1@gmail.com or just stop by.

 

CUDDLE ME Story Time on Wednesdays at 10:30 am

 

Come to the library for CUDDLE ME Story Time. Our program is for Birth to 24 months, a story time designed especially for our youngest patrons with songs, rhymes and stories. 

February 28th

March 7, 14, and 21st (There will be no story time on the 28th)

 

 

 

Pre School Story Hour on Fridays at 10:15 am

Join us for an hour of puzzles, stories, games, and a craft. Sign up for our early literacy program, 1000 Books and kickstart your child’s learning engine. For ages 2-5.

 

March 2, 9, 16, and 23rd (There will be no story hour on the 30th)

 

 

Puppy Tales on Thursday, March 8th, 2:30 – 3:15 pm

Come visit with Lennie, the therapy dog. Read him one of your favorite stories or draw a picture of him to add to our display.

All ages are welcome!

 

 

 

 

Health Care Navigator on Thursday, March 8th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Navigators can assist individuals, families, small businesses and small business employees in Columbia and Greene Counties with shopping for, comparing, and enrolling in quality, affordable health insurance, including Medicaid and Child Health Plus, through the New York State of Health: the Official Health Plan Marketplace. Navigators can also assist with applying for financial assistance to help pay for coverage. Navigator services are free of charge.

For more information, or to make an appointment, please call 518-822-9600.

 

Poetry Open Mic & Reading with the Poetry Caravan Saturday March 10th at 1:00pm

Bring your original work or a favorite love poem to share. The Poetry Caravan are a group of local poets who read and share original and favorite poems.

1:00  Open mic
1:30  Featured poet—Benjamin (Bernie) Kukoff, reading from his debut poetry collection, What This Country Needs. Poignant, funny, wise, and accessible. his poetry describes a journey from Brighton Beach and his youth as the child of Russian immigrants, to the upper tiers of success in L.A., to trial separation, to dating, to getting back together, to settling in the Hudson Valley, to surprising digressions on major biblical characters. This will be a literary treat not to be missed! Please contact the library to register for this program, all are welcome.

 Please contact the library to register for this program, (518)-392-3666 all are welcome.

Free Tax Filing Assistance Fridays March 9th and 16th 1:00-3:00pm

NYS free e-file options are the safest, most accurate way to file. If your income is $66,000 or less, you qualify to receive free online tax return filing assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers.

Their volunteers will guide you through tax preparation software as you electronically prepare and file your personal income tax return at no charge.

Call the library for an appointment at 518-392-3666.