Tween/Teen Art Night

Select Tuesdays at 6:00 pm
Main Library
  • suppliesJanuary 22nd -Hot Chocolate Hullabaloo
    Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while you craft a no sew fleece scarf. Ages 4 and up. Registration required. Register online or by phone or by stopping by the Young People’s Department.



Girls who Code

girls on computer

Saturdays, February 2nd to April 13th at 11:00 am
Main Library


Like Music? Science? Art? Math?
Create your own: Apps! Video Games! Web pages and more! Girls in grade 3 to 8 are invited for a limited time to learn coding language.

Explore where technology can take you. Drop-in for some or all of 15 sessions taught by a professional instructor. Beginners Welcome!

Made possible through a grant from the City of Troy


Adult Craft Workshop: Altered puzzle piece magnets


Tuesday, January 29th at 3:00 pm
Main Library

Did you know that January 29th is National Puzzle Day? Celebrate with this fun and easy craft where we will be turning old puzzle pieces into cute magnets for your fridge.  Register online.


Health Insurance Open Enrollment Assistance

get coveredIt is the Open Enrollment period for New York State of Health.  Health Insurance Navigators will be on hand to assist you and can help you apply. The health insurance navigators take the time to help each person look at the tax credits they might be eligible for to lower the cost of health insurance and then to choose an insurance plan that best meets each person’s healthcare needs.

  • Wednesdays, December 19th – January 30th at 2:00 pm
    Main Library
  • Thursdays, January 3rd, 17th and 31st from 10:00 am
    Lansingburgh Branch

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is necessary. For more information and to make an appointment call 518-416-6463 or email

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Reduced DVD Fines

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We have adjusted our late fines to better serve you.
Find our more information: Various Loan Information


An Introduction to Tea and Tisane

Monday, January 21st at 6:00 pm

Main Library

What is tea, anyway? Most people don’t know that white, green, oolong and black tea all come from the same tea plant. It’s only what happens after it is plucked that makes these different kinds of teas unique. In this informative session Matthew, Teaologist from Short and Stout Tea in Guilderland will discuss topics on tea basics, the history of tea, and of course a tea tasting!

Register online.