Archive for March, 2009

Video excerpt of Congressman John R. Lewis: “Courage”

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Video Excerpt: U.S. Representative John R. Lewis, 2013 President’s Commencement Colloquy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Congressman John R. Lewis receiving his library card from the Troy Public Library in Troy, NY after having been denied a card from the Troy Public Library in Alabama as a child.


Use Library Ebooks on Your Kindle



Great News! The Kindle is now compatible with our ever expanding eBook collection.

Go to our digital library to find out how to download books to your Kindle or just browse our ebooks/audiobooks collection.

Happy Reading!


Children’s Book Drive

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We are partnering with the Junior League of Troy to improve early literacy skills for children in Rensselaer County. Please drop off a new or gently used children’s book at the Main Library lobby and the Lansingburgh Branch. We will accept board books, picture books, readers, and chapter books for children up through the 8th grade.


2013 Children’s Art of Books Calendars – Reduced!


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2013 Children’s Art of Books Calendars are in!
It features art by local children based on their favorite stories.  This colorful calendar is now available for $5 at the Main Library and the Lansingburgh Branch.

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