Shorts Out Loud!

Thursdays, July 10 to August 28th at 6:30pm
Main Library

Join us in the courtyard of the Main Library on Thursdays for 10 minutes of live acoustic music followed by a contemporary short story read out loud. Discussion and refreshments to follow!

Musical guests and readers:

  • July 24th – Sid Fleisher/Anne Marie Haber, Marla Bracco and Jora Cohen (Violin)
  • July 31st – Patricia Carley/Steve Anderson (Guitar)
  • August 7th – Barbara Stubblebine/Garth Green (Guitar)
  • August 14th – Jim Lewis/Ray Andrews (Guitar)
  • August 21st – Barbara Wood/George Wilson (Fiddle)
  • August 28th – Marggie Skinner/Bobby Kendall (Guitar)

Refreshments provided by Hannaford.

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Summer Reading Club

Record titles or how much time you spend reading on your folder.  Bring the reading record with you when you visit the library and win prizes!

The reading program is open to young people, preschool through young adult. We also offer a variety of special programs at both the Main Library and the Lansingburgh Branch for various ages. Airborne-Jugglers-copy

July

  • Tuesday, July 29th at 5:15 pm: Let’s make Slime! (polymer production) by WMHT, Lansingburgh Branch, for ages 7 to 12, register online.
  • Wednesday, July 30th at 6:30 pm: Airborne Jugglers, Main Library, for children of all ages

August  

  • Tuesday, August 5th at 1:00 pm: Tea-licious! Tea party and Craft, Main Library, for ages 4 to 7, register online.
  • Wednesday, August 6th at 10:30 am: Family Storytime, Main Library, for children age 0 to 5
  • Wednesday, August 6th at 5:15 pm: Squishy Solids by WMHT, Lansingburgh Branch, for ages 7- 12, register online.

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Adult Summer Reading Program

June 30th to August 22nd, 2013
All Library Locations

By reading books this summer, you could explore new worlds, meet new people, have fun, learn something new and maybe win a prize! For every four books you check out and read this summer, you can enter your name into a prize drawing.

Drawings will be held on Friday mornings from June 30th through August 22nd.  Participants must be at least 16 years old and hold a valid library card from the Upper Hudson Library system. Books, ebooks and audio books available through the library count towards your goal.

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Anime Club

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Select Wednesdays: July 30th, August 13th and 27th.
Main Library

Join us for Anime viewings, DDR nights, contests, and prizes.

If you have any questions, feel free to call the library at 274-7071.

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Adult Arts and Crafts: Paper Crafting

Tuesdays, July 22nd & 29th at 6:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

paper flowersMake playful party decorations, luscious bouquets, and sophisticated floral centerpieces with inexpensive tissue and crepe paper. In this workshop Petra Jancovicova will walk you through the easy basics of transforming simple materials into a vibrant display of fanciful handmade blooms suitable for every occasion.

This workshop is for Adults ages 16+.  Classes are free and open to the public.  Registration is required and class size is limited. Please call 235-5310 to register.

This project is made possible in part through a Community Art$Grant, a program funded by The New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

 

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