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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. Available until June 2016. Click below:
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April is National Poetry Month
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Movie Night- Wed April 27 at 6:30
Visit the Movie Night page for more information.
Rensselaerville Ramble Trail Run & Walk
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.
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.
Did you know..
...the Rensselaerville Historical Society’s Research Team works in the Library during the winter months?
You can find them downstairs in the meeting room on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 2pm. Come have a cup of coffee and learn about Rensselaerville history. They return to the Grist Mill on Memorial Day weekend.
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.
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PO Box 188
Rensselaerville, NY 12147
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