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News and Events
Rensselaerville Ramble Trail Run & Walk
Thank you to all the participants, volunteers, sponsors and Mother Nature for a fabulous first Ramble event.
First 100 registered Participants get bags & shirts
Saturday, June 18th
Starting at 9am
Calling all runners and walkers! The Huyck Preserve and Rensselaerville Library are announcing a collaborative new event – a trail run on the beautiful trails of the E.N. Huyck Preserve in the historic village of Rensselaerville, NY. These 2, 5, or 8 mile run/walk trails will take you through a variety forest habitat, scenic vistas of Lake Myositis and the historic race track. The 2 mile ‘Turtle Trot’ uses trails with easy footing. The 5 mile ‘Salamander Scamper’ and 8 mile ‘Rabbit Run’ have some sections with roots, rocks and other obstacles.
To get the details as they are released, follow on the Ramble's Facebook page.
Downloadable REGISTRATION FORM
You can also click on the links below for:
All proceeds will be shared between the Library and the Preserve. Come for the Run and stay for the Huyck Preserve’s Forest Festival from 11-3pm with vendors and a variety of programs.
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Registration Begins June 18th!
Just click on the Button below and set your reading goals for this summer.
Don't forget to check the calendar to see what is happening in the Library.
June 23 at 6:30pm at the Library
Visit MOVIE NIGHT for more details.
Save the Date!
Every Friday in July we will have a family friendly movie.
Lee Ackerman-Sawyer Joins Our Staff!
Stop in on a Wednesday evening to meet Lee, our new Youth Services Coordinator. We will be adding programs for all ages to the Library and Community calendar as they are developed. Lee is from Westerlo and also works at the Westerlo Library.
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.
Home-School Families Group
Hilltown Home-School Families - The new home-school group meets every Tuesday from 11-12:30 in the Library's downstairs arts & crafts room. At each meeting, parents are asked to come prepared to lead a fun "activity station" for the children. Just show up on Tuesday with your home-school children. Click here for more information.
Annual Cocktail Party
Thank You to everyone who came out on Sunday to support the Library.
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Stonecrop Estate Home
Carey Institute for Global Good
Pond Hill Rd, Rensselaerville, NY 12147
Tickets $20 available at the door.
Ticket includes one drink, appetizers, dessert and music.
Music provided by Barefoot Ladies
(Emileigh, Laurie & Sarah)
Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share.
1459 County Route 351
PO Box 188
Rensselaerville, NY 12147
Fax: (518) 797-5211
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