Search the Library's databases for access to 1,000's of journals, magazines, reports, newspapers, and more on topics such as business, health, medicine, education, and more:
Do you have an E-reader, MP3 player, or smartphone?
You have access to free ebooks, audiobooks, and movies 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?Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Click below:
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.
2014 Festival of Writers- August 15-17
The Library's Festival of Writers is a three day celebration of national and local writers, including author readings, storytelling, children's programs, workshops, artwork, music, and more located in and around Rensselearville. All proceeds benefit the Rensselaerville Library.
This year's festival is August 15-17, 2014. The schedule of events, biographies of Guest Authors and Local Authors and Musicians, and more are now available on the Festival's website. We have copies of the author's works to loan out; stop by the Library and pick them up today!
You can also purchase tickets for an individual program or for the entire weekend.
Are you interested in making a donation to the event or placing an advertisement in the program? Donate here.
Is your business or organization having an event during the Festival weekend? We would like to help promote your event to Festival participants. Click here to provide us with the details.
Lawn Party- August 30th
Meet with friends and neighbors to celebrate the end of summer and help benefit the Library. For more information, click here.
Saturday, August 30th, 2014
4:00 - 7:00 pm
Palmer House Café lawn
(behind the restaurant)
$20.00 at the "door"
Please bring an appetizer or dessert
We look forward to seeing you!
Book Sales in August- Wednesdays 4-7:pm
As part of Rensselaerville's Wednesday Market, the Library will have a book sale from 4-7pm at the Library. Stop in and see what new items have been added.
Click here for more information about the Library's Book Sales.
Annual Membership Meeting- September 15
Monday, September 15, 2014
7:00 to 8:00pm
The Board of Trustees of the Library invites you to the Library's Annual Memership Meeting. All members of the Library are welcome and encouraged to come. We will be discussing the 2014 Library budget, reviewing accomplishments from 2013, and voting on Library issues.
A regular meeting of the Board will follow at 8:pm.
Click here for more information about the Library's Board of Trustees.
How to Get Your Summer Reading for Less
The Albany Times Union featured the Library's e-book collection in their column "Shoppertunist" by Shannon Fromma. Read more here.
eBooks and Audiobooks in Spanish and Chinese
Now you can download ebooks and audiobooks from Overdrive in Spanish and Chinese. You can also download movies. Begin downloading here.
Need a Note Card for a Special Someone?
Local artist Bob Lynk has delivered his blank note cards. They are now available in the Library gift shop.
2014 Summer Reading Program
The 2014 Summer Reading Program ended on Saturday, August 2. The Library had 21 people ages preschool through adult participate. Thank you to all those that participated! To learn more, click here.
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