Library Hours: Christmas Holiday

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  • December 24th and 25th  – Closed
  • December 31st and January 1st - Closed
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LEGO My Library

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Monday, December 22nd at 6:00 pm
Main Library

Come to the library for the LEGO Club.  “LEGO My Library” will be held on the FOURTH Monday of each month (11/24, 12/22, 1/26, 2/23, 3/23, 4/27).

For Kids ages 5-12

Child registration is required.  Register online.

We will be using the Library’s LEGO pieces.  Personal LEGO pieces will not be allowed in the creation room.

To see events at other libraries check out this system wide youth services calendar.

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Comic Jam with Ira Marcks

Saturday, January 17th at 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Main Library      

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A comic jam is a collaborative workshop. It’s a drop-in event and you can contribute to an existing project or develop your own. A bunch of artists of all ages and skills get together and draw comics! It is about using your imagination with other creative people. Fun for artists of all ages. No previous experience necessary! Drop in for a few minutes or stay for the whole time, it’s up to you.

For more information go to Tiger Trap Studio Comic Jam. 

This workshop is for all ages!

Registration is not necessary, but appreciated as it will give us an idea of the supplies we will need.  Register online.

Watch the collaborative process.

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Resolve to Be Read: Three Paths to Publishing

Saturday, January 10th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Main Library

Is this the year you want to take that manuscript out of the drawer and try to get published? Are you aching to write a book, but not sure what comes after? Come hear from three local authors, Jenny Milchman, Diane Cameron, and Sandra Hutchison, who’ve taken three different paths to publication.

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These three experienced authors will answer questions like:

  • Do you need an agent? (And how do you find one?)
  • Are writing conferences and professional organizations valuable?
  • How do you build an author platform (and do you really have to)?
  • What are today’s publishing options, and what are their advantages or disadvantages?
  • How can you avoid being taken in by scams?
  • What kind of income can you expect?

In addition, you’ll get helpful handouts to take home – AND for each signed book you buy from one of our authors, you’ll get a ticket to enter a raffle for one of four great prizes:

  • A $20 gift certificate to Market Block Books/The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza
  • A critique of the first chapter of your novel OR your agent query by Jenny Milchman
  • One hour of developmental or copy editing from OR one hour of help with your promotional copy from Sandra Hutchison
  • An hour of proposal coaching/critique OR one session (typically two hours) of creativity coaching with Diane Cameron

Reserve your spot by calling (518)274-7071 or register online.

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Book Discussion Group: Main Library

booksMondays at 6:30 pm
Main Library

  • January 5thPlayer Piano by Kurt Vonnegut
  • February 2ndSound and the Fury by William Faulkner
  • March 2nd  – O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
  • April 6thOrange is the New Black by Piper Kerman
Ask for a copy at the desk.
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