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You’re invited to the Chatham Public Library Academy, a growing assortment of video tutorials. Click on the selected image to begin.

For a listing of all tutorials in the Chatham Public Library Academy, click here

Read All About It–NewsBank is Back!

NewsBank/America’s News is back, and it’s better than before. Chatham & Canaan Library patrons can browse full-text articles from the following regional newspapers: Register-Star, Chatham Courier (2009-2017), Troy Record, Berkshire Eagles, Albany Times-Union, plus much, much more.

Favorites of 2018 LibraryReads

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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 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 26, & 31st

Ukulele Jam on Saturdays, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come to our weekly Ukulele Jam – 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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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: 4, 11, & 18th

This peer led writing group meets to provide comment and review on the process of memoir writing. New writers are welcome. If interested, contact the library at 518-392-3666, or stop by.

 

Magic: The Gathering-A Card Game for Beginners Group, Wednesday, December 12th at 5pm

Come to the library to learn an exciting card game that combines strategy with fantasy! Players will learn how to build decks, strategize, and face off against their opponents.

For ages 8-11

Next meeting: January 2nd

Tech Tutors: Thursday, December 13th at 3pm

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.

Please visit or call the library at 518-393-3666 to register for this program.

Next Tech Tutors: January 10th

 

Health Care Navigator: Tuesday, December 18th 1:00-4:00pm

Navigators 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.