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 2014 schedule and list of participating authors is now available on the Festival's website. Biographies of participating authors will be added soon. We have copies of the author's works to loan out; stop by the Library and pick them up today!
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.
Summer Reading Program
The Summer Reading Program (for all ages) kicked off Friday, June 20th. If you haven't done so already, there is still time to start your registration and set your summer reading goal.
The Summer Reading program will go through Saturday, August 2. Click here for more information.
Book Sales in July
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.
Saturdays in July at 11am in the Town Park. If the weather is questionable look for Nancy Dyer under the pavilion.
Don't miss Richard Ronconi and his Bees when they visit the Library as part of the Summer Reading Program on July 30 at 10:30am. Click here for more information about the Summer Reading Program.
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.
Don't miss his artwork on display at the Palmer House Café!
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