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Thursday, December 12th at 11:30 pm
Main Library

Jennifer Ozga, a local resident and Census Partnership Specialist, will be at the library to answer questions about census jobs that are available, process job applications and distribute information.

These are part-time, flexible, temporary (approximately 6-8 weeks) positions that will begin in the Spring of 2020. The pay has increased to $18 per hour plus mileage (Rensselaer County NY). Visit her at the 2020 Census table in the lobby of the main library to apply today!  Find out more information about the 2020 Census Jobs

Contact Informaion:
Jennifer Ozga
jennifer.a.ozga@2020census.gov

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Meditation Group

Wednesdays, November 6th – December 18th 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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Invisible Cities Mixed Media Workshop

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Mondays, January 6th and 13th at 5:30-7:30 pm
Main Library

Artist and instructor Sarah Nenno Bowen will be hosting a two-part workshop in two-hour sessions.

Each session will be led by an excerpt from the book “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino, and each session will have its own excerpt. Read and respond to this piece of literature with the use of materials such as paint, paper, graphite, markers, and more to create a mixed media masterpiece. Register in person, online, or by phone.

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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Mixed Media Landscape Painting

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In this class, led by artist Joy Ting, participants will read and discuss poetry and short stories, and then, create colorful and expressive landscape art using a variety of mixed media.

This class is free and all materials will be provided.

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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Guided Meditation

meditation class

Tuesdays, November 5th – December 17th 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.

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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!
  • 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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