NEW film streaming service with your Library Card

Watch over over 26,000 films on Kanopy! Just launched,  Chatham and Canaan Library users can now watch must-see classic film from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS or indulge in festival indie or world cinema sourced from award-winning filmmakers globally. Kanopy makes it easy to watch any time, to share and discuss films. Check out their Film Columbia collection!

Films can be streamed through smart TVs, Rokus, on tablets, computers, or smart phones. You can watch up to 10 films per month.

 

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. 

December 6, 13, 20, and 27th

 

 

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!

December 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, and 27th

 

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:

December 5, 12, 19, and 26th

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.

 

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.

December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29th

 

 

Ukulele Jam on Saturday, December 2nd & 23, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come to our Ukulele Jam –  on the 1st and 3rd 4th Saturday of every this month, led by Carmen Borgia, singer, songwriter and ukulele player extraordinaire! Leave your inhibition at home. Please register by calling, emailing, or stopping in at the library, walk-ins are also welcome.

Ukes will be available if you don’t have one yet, including several you can borrow to take home!

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Health Care Navigator on Thursday, December 14th 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.

Next Health Care Navigator: Thursday, January 11th 2018

LEGO CLUB on Monday, December 18th 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.

 

 

 

 

Puppy Tales on Thursday, December 19th, 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!

 

 

TECH TUTORS Thursday, Dec. 21st, 3:00-4:30 pm

Tech Tutors are High School students who provide one-on-one help to adults to learn basic computer skills or how to better use their eReader of smartphone. Basic instruction may include how to use a mouse, download an eBook, set up an email account, search the Internet, or navigate Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter. Bring your tablet, phone, reader, or other device with you.

Visit the library, or call us at 518-392-3666 to register for this program. Next Tech Tutor Thursdays: Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15, April 19, May 17.