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.


Author Visit and Book Discussion: Courtney Maum


Tuesday, September 18th at 6:15 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

Author Courtney Maum will be at the Lansingburgh Library to discuss her latest novel Touch. “At the heart of Maum’s smart, playful, satirical novel is the clash between technology and human interaction. . . As she demonstrated so well in her previous novel, Maum brings astute social observations to relationships, whether workplace or romantic.” – National Book Review – Chosen by NPR as a Best Book of 2017.

Register online.


Tech Help at the Lansingburgh Branch

tech helpThe Lansingburgh Branch will be offering free one-on-one tech help.  These one hour sessions are available by appointment only.

Help will be available for questions about using a computer, email, job applications, other internet inquiries, or help with other electronic devices.  Preregistration is required by calling the library at 235-5310.  Individuals may not register for more than one session at a time.


Book Discussion Group: Lansingburgh Branch

Tuesdays at 6:15 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

Pile of booksA monthly book group that meets to discuss a wide range of book selections. New members are always welcomed.  Monthly participation is not necessary, come for the books that interest you!

  • August 28th – The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  • September 18th Touch by Courtney Maum (Discussion and Author Visit)
  • October 16th – Salt Houses by Hala Alyan
  • November 13th – One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
  • December 18th – This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel
  • January 15th – White Chrysamthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht
  • February 19th – Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • March 19th News of The World by Paulette Jiles
  • April 16th The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
  • May 21st – Darktown by Thomas Mullen
  • June 18th – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • July 16th – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • August 20th – Behold The Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Coaching Sessions: Build Your Interviewing Skills


By Appointment Only
Lansingburgh Branch

The secret to success in finding your next job or being promoted is building your interviewing skills.  The library will be offering one-on-one coaching to help you demonstrate confidence, communicate your unique skills and master techniques for completing a successful interview.
Schedule your free one hour coaching session by emailing Linda at or calling the library at (518) 235-5310.  This program is free and open to the public, but sessions are by appointment only.