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News and Events
Annual Library Cocktail Party
at the Library
Sunday, May 27, 2018 from 4-7pm
Tickets are $20 at the door and include a beverage, food and music by Eric Fernandez.
Enjoy an evening with neighbors and friends in our historic building. View the work we have accomplished over the past few years and hear our plans for the future.
Please bring a dessert or appetizer to share.
Employment opportunity at the Library.
We are seeking a part time Library Clerk.
For More Information
April was National Poetry Month.
Please visit our poetry page to see our schedule of events.
To see the complete collection click on the button below.
New Job Resource
online resume builder
New Job Workshops
Visit our Job Now! page for more details on each workshop.
May 31, 2018
One-on-One Resume Critiquing
You must register for a 30-minute time slot.
(only two left)
Rensselaerville Ramble Trail Run Walk
June 16th at 9:00 am
on the trails of the Huyck Preserve
PRICES INCREASE JUNE 1
Register at http://bit.ly/rvillramble
and to learn more visit:
Interested in being a Sponsor? Deadline is June 1.
We are looking for volunteers. Stop into the Library and fill out the volunteer form.
This event will benefit the Huyck Preserve and the Rensselaerville Library.
Annual Book Sale
We still have a collection of used books available. Stop in and make a donation.
May 23: Learn to Code with Colby, our robotic mouse! Have fun while you learn how to direct him through a maze that you create! Kids learn the basics of coding in a fun, simple, hands-on activity.
May 30: What do Optical Illusions tell us about how our brains work? How does what we see shape how we understand the world around us? How can we have fun with them? Come and see some optical illusions, learn some things about your brain, and make an optical illusion or two to take home with you!
Wednesday at 4:30 - StoryTime
StoryTime includes stories, music and movement, designed as early literacy instruction aimed at developing and reinforcing the skills that children need to be successful learners.
Monthly Craft Project – kids stop in and check out the craft table downstairs and discover crafts to work on your own.
Homework Help - Please see Lee Ackerman-Sawyer or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Summer Reading Program registration will begin on Saturday, June 16th and run through August 4. Be sure to check out the calendar for the list of programs.
TEEN end of school year BOOT CAMP
May 29, 2018, June 5, 2018 & June 12, 2018 At 4:00 pm
Teens Are you freaked out about exams? Want to take it down a notch? Get motivated? Get organized? Come learn some tools that can change your life forever. Nancy Dyer will teach how to stay calm and in charge no matter what’s going on around you. And how to instantaneously feel good about yourself. Want to psyche yourself up to really study; to feel at total ease when taking a test.... Can’t sleep at night? Anxious....even learn to meditate...
Nancy Dyer, former coach and Yoga Instructor, sales person and marketing executive leads Teen Boot Camp on taking charge of your life fast.
For more information on each movie visit our movie page.
Phantom Thread Thursday, May 24 at 6:30pm, Rated: R, Length: 2:10, Description: Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
27 – 10am – Kid’s Movie Morning - Coco: Rated: PG, Length: 1:45, Description: Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
28 – 6:30pm – Adult Movie Night - Greatest Showman: Rated: PG, Length: 1:45, Description: Celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
Did you know..
The Library has magazines
You can check out one of our print titles in the Library or visit the online collection at
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.
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.
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