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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?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:
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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.
Adult Coloring Book Club
Thursday, November 19th
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. Coloring pages, colored pencils, markers and crayons will be available or bring your own. We will also discuss a little color theory to help you get started.
International Game Day
November 21, 2015
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Try out new games or break out the old ones.
Bring Family and Friends and let the games begin.
Trophy Buck is a fast-moving game about deer hunting. The 12 custom dice represent deer. Push your luck to bag the most points, but stop rolling before too many "startles" end your turn! Will you bring home a trophy, or will you just be looking at tracks? 3 to 8 can players | Each game takes 10 to 20 minutes.
Munchkin Treasure Hunt is a fun boardgame for up to six players, ages 6 and up – now everyone in the family can be a Munchkin!
Explore the Dungeon! Be careful, though. Monsters live here, and they don't want you taking their stuff. Too bad! Chase away the monsters, grab that loot, and run! Get the most treasure and win! 2 to 6 players | 1 hour | 6+
Annual Greenery Sale- Save the Date!
Saturday, December 5th
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Each year the Library sponsors a Greenery Sale. Wreaths and trees are available for purchase along festive Main Street. Meanwhile, inside the Libray, local vendors can help you find the perfect gift for friends and family. The day also includes children's activities, a book sale, and a cookie sale.
If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact the Library Director for more information or Fill out this FORM. Space is limited.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Fun for all ages. Reptile Adventure, based in NY's Capital Region, is an educational organization that brings live animals to libraries. They are hands-on, allowing participants to touch and hold most of their animals.
New Card Catalog
The Library has a new card catalog system. To learn how to get the most from the new system, follow the link below and select a topic you need assistance with for instructions and/ or a tutorial video.
Special thanks to the East Greenbush Library for creating these resources.
The FOW website has moved
The Festival of Writers website has moved to the Library's website. FOW information can now be found under the Programs/ Events tab on the library's website.
In addition, for 2015, the Library will not be hosting the FOW as a weekend celebration. Instead, we will focus on smaller events throughout the year that will fall under our new launch of "Festival of Writers Presents". Stay tuned for more information on upcoming events.
Donate to the Library at No Extra Cost to You
Do you shop online? If you do, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Rensselaerville Library whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know: same products, same prices, same service.
On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you will need to select the Rensselaerville Library as your charitable organization to receive donations. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation.
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