Painting and Poetry

paintsTuesday, October 15th, 4:30 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

If you love the imagery in literature – and think it would be fun to recreate some of it – this class is for you! Local artist Muse en Lystrala will be teaching a literature-rooted art class in which the imagery of a piece of literature will be discussed, and then brought to life using Renaissance and Impressionist methods with acrylic paint as a medium.

Muse en Lystrala is a musician, artist, game developer, and literature enthusiast. She previously instructed a community art class called Dark Arts Paint, and among many other tasks creates music and art assets at her company, Queenship Game Studio. She lives and works in Troy.

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This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by The Arts Center of the Capital Region..

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Yoga Classes

yoga

Wednesdays, October 16 – November 20th at 5:30 pm
Lansingburgh Branch

This is an all-level yoga class that will invigorate your body and reduce stress. You will experience traditional yoga poses, stretching, breathing and relaxation techniques which will improve your flexibility, balance, strength and overall wellness. Please bring your own mat.

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Meditation Group

Wednesdays, September 4th – October 30th 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.

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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!
  • October 15th – Bachelor Girl by Kim Van Alkemade
  • November 19th – The Truth As Told by Mason Buttle by Leslie Connor
  • December 17th – Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali
  • January 21st – Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
  • February 18th – Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
  • March 24th – The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
  • April 21st – Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  • May 19th – The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
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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.

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Coaching Sessions: Build Your Interviewing Skills

interview

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 Linda.ann1231@gmail.com or calling the library at (518) 235-5310.  This program is free and open to the public, but sessions are by appointment only.

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