Free Legal Clinic

Thursdays at 5:30 -7:30 pm
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 2019:

  • August 1st
  • October 3rd
  • December 5th

Shorts Out Loud!

Thursdays, July 11th – August 22nd at 6:30 pm
Main Library

woman speaking to a micFifteen minutes of LIVE acoustic music followed by a contemporary short story read out loud, refreshments and discussion.

  • July 11th: Reader – Patricia Carley, Music – William Simcoe
  • July 18th: Reader – Stanley Hadsell, Music – George Wilson
  • July 25th: Reader – Sid Fleisher, Music – Mike Gregg
  • August 1st: Reader – Marggie Skinner, Music – Harry Pellegrin
  • August 8th: Reader – Barbara Stubblebine, Music – Casey Chapman
  • August 15th: Reader – Deb Zaffuts, Music – Julia Alsarraf
  • August 22nd: Reader – Barb Wood, Music – Bobby Kendall

No registration is necessary. Join us in the courtyard (in the case of inclement weather we will move inside).  This program is free and open to adults age 16 and over.


Music Fundamentals

music theory

Tuesday, June 4th at 6:00 pm (Tuesdays, June 4 – July 2)
Main Library

Music Fundamentals is a pre-music theory class intended for students applying to music programs or conservatories to prepare them for first-year music theory, for those interested in a general music class, or those who just want to brush up on the basics! Music Fundamentals will consist of 5 lessons featuring music reading and notation, ear and intervals training, constructing musical scales and modes, and other topics.

The Music Fundamentals class is taught by musician and composer Muse en Lystrala. She has studied music at Rhode Island College, the Worcester Academy of Music, the Sibelius Academy Open University, and SUNY Schenectady. Muse directs classical ensemble Geek Musica, a group specializing in the performance of video game and film music, and is the executive director and lead composer at Queenship Game Studio. She lives and works in Troy.

Register online. 


Adult GED and ESOL Classes


Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

Questar III will be holding High School Equivalency classes. Call Questar III at 479-6838 for more information or to register.