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News and Events
Rensselaerville Library Director Leaving to Take Director Position at Community Library in Cobleskill
October 24 – 6pm – Better Light, Better Night – David Stankavich from Helderberg Earth and Sky Observatory Science Center will discuss light pollution and how best to preserve dark skies.
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Sunday, November 3 from 2-4pm at Conkling Hall
We welcome Judy Crilley to our staff. Ms. Judy will be coordinating our youth programs. Be sure to check out calendar for upcoming programs
October 3 – 10:30am - STORYTIME: All Around Us by Xelena Gonzalez; illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia. Art Activity: Part 3 Let’s Make a Piñata
October 3 – 5:00pm Teen Club - Teen Plan to Action Step 1: Join us for A Teen Program Discussion: Create Teen Programs: Science Club, Technology Club, Engineering Club, Art Club, Mathematics Club, Community Service Club, Writers Club, Readers Club??? Share your interests and help to design future programs.
October 10 – 10:30am - STORYTIME: Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonia Sotomayor; illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Art Activity: Part 4: Let’s Make a Piñata – Paint your Piñata
October 10 – 5:00am – Teen Club Teen Plan to Action Step 2: Building Your Teen Program: Schedule Planning, Brochure designing.
October 17 – 10:30am - STORYTIME: Piñata Party by Susan Ring. Art Activity: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at our Library Piñata Party
October 17 – 5:00pm – Teen Club Teen Plan into Action Step 3: Club Activities begin
October 31 – 10:30am STORYTIME: The Ugly Pumpkin by David Horowitz. Art Activity: Halloween at The Library
October 31 – 5:00pm Teen Club – Halloween at the Library
October 31 – Halloween Parade and Haunted Library – 5:30pm meet at the Rensselaerville Fire Department for the parade to Conkling Hall for snacks. Then visit the Library.
November 21 - 10:30 STORYTIME World Hello Day- Hello World: greetings in 42 languages around the world by Manya Stojic
Activity: create and paint a “Hello World” sign to celebrate HELLO WORLD DAY
Learn to sing the Hello Around The World song in 14 different languages
2020 Census What you need to know
Census 101 Program
Saturday, October 26 at noon in the Library
Did you know..
The Library has a new copier, printer, scanner, fax machine. This machine prints in color and accommodates paper up to 11x17.
You can now print from your own device including your phone. Staff can help you connect.
Scans are free.
Faxes are $1.00
Printing and Copy fees vary by paper size and color options.
Our 2018 Appeal reached $13,131.
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