Internet Basics

computer class

Wednesday, September 19th at 5:30 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

Get started using the web to get things done. Intro to using a browser, performing a search,
and navigating to pages on the web. Taught by Sarah McFadden of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County.  Register online.


Meditation Group

Wednesdays, July 11th – Aug 29th at 2:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

meditationAre you interested in learning how to relax your mind and body?
Come to a safe place to let go of your cares and worries. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, all are welcome. Bring your ideas and suggestions to the group!

“Find a place where there is joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” Joseph Campbell
Contact Ray Reuter at the Empowerment Exchange at 518-235-2173 for more information.


Free Legal Clinic

Thursdays at 5:30 -7:00pm
Main Library

The clinic will provide legal consultations in various areas of law. The consultations are free, but you must call the Legal Project at 518-435-1770 to make an appointment.

Upcoming schedule for 2018:

  • October 4th
  • December 6th

The consultations are free, but call the Legal Project at (518) 435-1770 to make an appointment.



Understanding Shakespeare: “The Merchant of Venice”

Thursdays, September 13th – October 11th at 6:30 pm
Main Library
This will be a five-session program on reading Shakespeare’s great tragedy The Merchant of Venice. In each of the five weeks we will discuss Shakespeare’s play one act at a time. This program will allow the participants to put the play in a variety of contexts, such as its relationship to his other works and to the modern existential world. Tom Bulger, Shakespeare Scholar and former professor at Siena College will lead this workshop. Please read Act One for the first session on September 13th.  Register online


Introduction to Qigong


Saturdays, September 15th, 22nd, 29th, and October 6th at 10:30 am
Main Library

QiGong is an ancient Chinese art that empowers you to help yourself by activating your inner resources for self-healing and reducing stress through breathing techniques, postures and mindful focus. This program will be presented by Diana Wells, certified QiGong teacher, in a series of 4 introductory classes.  Classes are free but space is limited so registration is required.  Register online.


Guided Meditation

meditation class

Tuesdays, July 10th – Aug 28th at 5:00 pm
Main Library

Learn a surprisingly simple yet powerful practice that can help your reduce stress, get recharged, experience overall improved physical health and possibly get you “blissed-out” all while sitting comfortably in a chair. Led by Michael Fuselli, with over 30 years of meditation teaching and practice experience. Beginners always welcome.

Registration is encouraged, but not necessary!  Register online.