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Do you have an E-reader, MP3 player, or smartphone?
You have access to free ebooks and audiobooks through the Library. Click the buttons below to start downloading. No library card? Just stop into the Library and we can help you. They are also available in Spanish and Chinese.
Looking for books for young children? BookFlix is an online collection of classic video storybooks with related nonfiction resources. Click below to enter a world of knowledge and exploration.
Currently receiving notifications from the Library by phone?
Now you can receive 'overdue' and 'availability of requested items' notifications by email instead. Click the button below or stop by the Library and we can assist you.
News and Events
In December the Library will be closed on Saturday, December 24th and Saturday December 31st.
Annual Greenery Sale
Save the date! December 3, 2016 from 9-3pm.
We will have fresh cut trees, wreaths, sprays and roping for sale along main street. Inside we will have activities for the kids and local vendors, homemade cookies sale, raffle items, gift certificates and a mini used book sale.
We are looking for vendors, or please contact the Library if interested. If you are interested in helping to decorate wreaths or make homemade cookies please contact the Library.
Now You Can Donate Online Using an E-Check
Now you can donate to the Library through our website using an E-check! Also called an electronic bank transfer, this allows you to make a donation from your checking account without having to write or mail in a check. And it saves the Library 2/3 of the fees we would typically be charged with a credit card donation.
Click HERE to get started and make a one-time donation.
Alzheimer's Disease Education
The basics of memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease education program on Tuesday, December 6th at 6pm.
Please register for this program.
Youth Programs for November
STEAM – Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 am. A multi-level Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math program aimed at a variety of ages. The group/parents will select the next week’s topic at the end of each session - the goal is to address the educational needs of children in our community by integrating the disciplines and stimulating young minds.
StoryTime with Movement & Music – Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm, stories, music and movement activities for parents/caregivers and children. This program is designed as an early literacy program aimed at developing and reinforcing the skills that children need to be successful learners. Parents and caregivers this program also provides the opportunity to develop a local social support group.
Monthly Craft Project – kids stop in and check out the craft table downstairs and discover crafts to work on your own. The last week of December several of the craft activities offered throughout the year will be back out.
Teen Hang Out – Wednesday evenings from 6-7 pm teens stop in and create your own program.
Homework Help - Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. Please see Lee Ackerman-Sawyer or email email@example.com
See the Library Calendar for the full listing of programs.
Lee Ackerman-Sawyer, the Youth Services Coordinator, will be in the Library on Tuesday mornings and Wednesday evenings.
Coloring Book Club
Did you receive a coloring book over the holidays?
The Library Coloring Book Club will meet on December 28th at 6pm. If can't make it, feel free to stop in anytime and color on your own materials are located in the basement meeting room.
Coloring is a great way to relax and give our creativity a boost.
Coloring books designed especially for adults have more intricate designs and patterns.
Looking for a great way to include meditation into your day? Select a Mandala to color.
Coloring pages, colored pencils, markers and crayons will be available or bring your own.
Make an Ongoing Monthly Contribution!
You can now make an automatically recurring monthly donation of as little as $5 per month to help support the Library! These recurring donations, automatically deducted each month from your debit or credit card, make an easy and sustainable impact.
Benefits to you include:
• No hassle automatic withdrawals from the account of your choice.
• The ability to change your gift amount or the method of payment at any time.
• A record of each monthly gift that will appear on your credit or debit card statement.
• Automatic renewal, with the ability to cancel at any time.
Sign up today by clicking here! If you have any questions, feel free to contact the library.
Did you know..
The Rensselaerville Library has fishing poles? You can borrow them with your Library Card. June 25 and 26 is Free fishing weekend. You don't need a fishing permit that weekend.
Thank you NYS Department of Environmental Conservation for providing the fishing poles. Thank you Rensselaerville Rod and Gun Club for helping to maintain the poles.
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