CMOST Presents: In Days Gone By

one room school house

Thursday, February 22nd at 11:00 am
Main Library

Hands on history for kids! Experience a very different childhood 100 years ago. Clothes were washed by hand, candles provided light and irons were heated on the stove. Learn about chores, school and play during this interactive program exploring technology of the past.  Ages 4-8.

Register online.


Still Life Acrylic Painting

Saturdays (February 24th, March 3rd and March 17th) at 10:30 am
Lansingburgh Branch


Artist and instructor Sarah Nenno Bowen is hosting a 3-session adult painting workshop. Each session, the instructor will guide participants in learning how to begin and complete their own still-life painting while sharing techniques for color mixing, paint application, and personal expression. In this comfortable and positive space, painters can offer tips and critique that will result in their very own masterpiece to take home. No experience required. Participants must be 18 years of age or older, and must commit to all three sessions for this workshop.

Register online.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by The Arts Center of the Capital Region.


A Fantasy Flute Afternoon


Sunday, February 25th at 2:00 pm
Main Library

Flutist Melanie Chirignan and pianist Michael Clement will be performing an eclectic program of sonatas ranging from the Baroque, Romantic, and Post-Classical periods, by Bach, Poulenc, and Prokofiev. The program will be book marked by seductive dances including Ravel’s Piece en Formed de habanera, and Piazzolla’s Libertango.

Register online. 


Family Science Night – March is for Marshmallows!

First Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm
Main Library


Please join us for our monthly Family Science Night.

  • March 1st –  Marshmallow Catapults: Children with the help of their family member(s) will construct catapults using marshmallows, popsicle sticks, and other supplies- and then get to test their contraptions. Let the marshmallows and fun fly.Registration is required: supplies are limited. Registrants must be 4-12 years of age.  Register online.
  • March 8th – Marshmallow Animals: Children with the help of their family member(s) will create Animal Marshmallows using a variety of craft materials and marshmallows of all sizes.  Registration is required: supplies are limited. Registrants must be 4-12 years of age.  Register online.

Rapid HIV Testing

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10:00am-12:30pm
Tuesday, March 13, 5:00pm-7:30pm
Main Library


Have questions or concerns about HIV, prevention, or testing?

Meet with Veronica Schiavone, LMSW of Albany Medical Center to get information or to get free, rapid, and confidential HIV testing. Rapid HIV testing involves an oral swab or a finger stick and results are available in as little as 20 minutes. Know your status!

Contact Veronica at 518-264-4044 for more information.

Sponsored by Albany Medical Center.


Breast and Prostate Cancer Peer Education Project Workshop

Wednesday, February 28th at 6:00 pm
Main Library


The Breast and Prostate Cancer Peer Education Project provides free education to men and women about breast and prostate cancer.

  • Are you unsure of when to be screened for breast cancer?
  • Do you know the risk factors for prostate cancer?

The Breast and Prostate Cancer Peer Education Project has educators that can answer these questions and more!

Sponsored by Health Research, Inc. and the New York State Department of Health.

Register online.