Events Calendar

Age
Program Type
Room

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Toddler Time (18-36 months)

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
We will sing, dance, play and learn though songs, rhymes and simple stories in this program designed for toddlers along with their parents and caregivers. The program concludes with an informal play session, we even provide the toys! No registration ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
This storytime features longer books, flannel stories, songs, activities and a craft based around a theme. No registration required. ...

Crafter Evening

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Featured
Description:
Join library staff in following along with a fun craft or bring in your own supplies to this open crafting time. All crafters are welcome and we encourage people to bring their unusual and fun projects along. Coloring supplies will be set out for adu...

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Toddler Time (18-36 months)

10:00am - 11:00am
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
We will sing, dance, play and learn though songs, rhymes and simple stories in this program designed for toddlers along with their parents and caregivers. The program concludes with an informal play session, we even provide the toys! No registration ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
Parents and caregivers participate along with their babies in this program that emphasizes sharing songs, rhymes, bounces and short stories. The program concludes with an informal play session, we even provide the toys! No registration required. ...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Food & Cooking, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Join us in a discussion of cookbooks, recipes, and food. Bring a dish to serve, if you wish, but it is not required. Mangia!  Please register for this program. This Week : Bring a recipe from your favorite celebrity chef ...

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Teen Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, Movies & Games
Description:
Drop by the Teen Room on Friday afternoons for some maker fun! Get creative with hands-on projects from crafts to coding. Snacks provided. There are after-school buses to the library from Goff and Columbia High. No registration required. Dr...

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Music & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 82
Description:
The Forgettable Four formed an A cappella quartet about three years ago and are part of the larger Electric City Chorus. Two of the members, Chuck Farone (Baritone) and Don Cotugno (Bass) have over 80 years of 'barber-shopping” experience between the...

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Education & Employment
Description:
This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. This program is appropriate for students for whom English is not their first language, and are 21 years of age or older. Y...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Books & Writing
Description:
Our book for this evening's discussion is The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott. New members welcome!  Please read the book ahead of time.  Copies are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. ...

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Tuesday Ramblers

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Local Interest, Music & Performances
Description:
Tuesday Ramblers meets every Tuesday from 1 -3.  It's a bluegrass circle jam and focus is on singing and playing.  Level of playing is advanced beginner and up.  We consider ourselves a learning jam where you can feel comfortable playi...

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Education & Employment
Description:
This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. This program is appropriate for students for whom English is not their first language, and are 21 years of age or older. Y...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Description:
Are you entering grade 7-12 in the fall? Do you want to volunteer to help your community this summer? Come to a training to learn about our Summer VolunTeen Program! 1. You must attend ONE of these sessions to be a Summer VolunTeen: Wednesda...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Description:
30 minute appointments with Alexis Graham, Genealogy Coach who can assist individuals who may want to start a family tree and aren't sure how to the more experienced genealogist in need of an 'extra set of eyes' or brainstorming partner. Schedule t...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Description:
30 minute appointments with Alexis Graham, Genealogy Coach who can assist individuals who may want to start a family tree and aren't sure how to the more experienced genealogist in need of an 'extra set of eyes' or brainstorming partner. Schedule t...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Description:
30 minute appointments with Alexis Graham, Genealogy Coach who can assist individuals who may want to start a family tree and aren't sure how to the more experienced genealogist in need of an 'extra set of eyes' or brainstorming partner. Schedule t...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Description:
30 minute appointments with Alexis Graham, Genealogy Coach who can assist individuals who may want to start a family tree and aren't sure how to the more experienced genealogist in need of an 'extra set of eyes' or brainstorming partner. Schedule t...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
30 minute appointments with Alexis Graham, Genealogy Coach who can assist individuals who may want to start a family tree and aren't sure how to the more experienced genealogist in need of an 'extra set of eyes' or brainstorming partner. Schedule t...

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Legal & Financial, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Description:
Dementia Conversations is an education workshop offered by the Alzheimer’s Association. This program will offer helpful tips to assist families with difficult conversations related to dementia, including going to the doctor, deciding when to stop dri...

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Featured
Description:
Are you pregnant and experiencing lower back pain and/or sciatica? Join this class and learn about the different causes of back pain during pregnancy as well as stretches, exercises, and home management strategies. Please register for this program...

Monday, June 11th, 2018

AARP Smart Driver Course

9:30am - 4:00pm
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Legal & Financial
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
The library in conjunction with the NEW AARP Smart Driver Course presents this 6-hour classroom course. Many insurance companies give discounts to graduates of this class. Please register early as classes are limited to the first 35 adults....
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Education & Employment
Description:
This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. This program is appropriate for students for whom English is not their first language, and are 21 years of age or older. Y...

Drop-In Monday Tech Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Education & Employment
Description:
*Location: table near the Check Out Desk* Bring your technology questions to one of our knowledgeable and skilled volunteers, who will be waiting for you at a table near the Check Out Desk. Drop in program, no registration necessary. ...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Books & Writing, History & Genealogy, Local Interest, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Description:
Local Author and columnist for The Saratogian and the Troy Record, John Ostwald, will explore the emotional, moral, and spiritual wounds that often result from war and military service, as he explored in his recently published book: War, Sacrifice an...

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Tuesday Ramblers

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Local Interest, Music & Performances
Description:
Tuesday Ramblers meets every Tuesday from 1 -3.  It's a bluegrass circle jam and focus is on singing and playing.  Level of playing is advanced beginner and up.  We consider ourselves a learning jam where you can feel comfortable playi...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Education & Employment
Description:
*Location: at a table near the Check Out Desk* Drop-In and ask our local technology expert, Sarah McFadden, all manner of technology questions on Tuesday afternoons from 4pm to 6pm. ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Description:
Are you entering grade 7-12 in the fall? Do you want to volunteer to help your community this summer? Come to a training to learn about our Summer VolunTeen Program! 1. You must attend ONE of these sessions to be a Summer VolunTeen: Wednesda...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Education & Employment
Description:
This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. This program is appropriate for students for whom English is not their first language, and are 21 years of age or older. Y...

Farmers Market

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Food & Cooking, Friends of the Library, Health & Wellness, Local Interest, Music & Performances, Featured
Description:
*Location: Parking Lot between Library and YMCA* Join us every week for this extravaganza of locally produced items and locally grown produce. We have 20 vendors of all kinds, including jams, cheeses, meats, wine, dairy products, maple products, a...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Legal & Financial
Description:
Free legal consultations provided through our partners at the Legal Project, Inc. Consultations are by appointment only and are limited by the nature of legal matters. Please contact The Legal Project for more information and to make an appointment. ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, History & Genealogy, Music & Performances
Description:
As nigh grows long, come and sing a song, tell a tale, all in the name of fun and competition. Hosted by the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Shire of Anglespur, this Bardic competition will consist of pre-1600's dress and storytelling (and p...

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Description:
Are you entering grade 7-12 in the fall? Do you want to volunteer to help your community this summer? Come to a training to learn about our Summer VolunTeen Program! 1. You must attend ONE of these sessions to be a Summer VolunTeen: Wednesda...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Description
Girl Scouts is a wonderful organization in our local community that encourages girls to build courage, confidence, and character! We do many different kinds of activities in troops during the year including badge work, community service, travel, and...

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Books & Writing, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Join a non-critical, supportive environment to practice your creative writing. All genres and levels welcome. Individual prompts on request. Join the Mavens of Mayhem's (the Upper Hudson Valley's chapter of Sisters in Crime) Rhonda Rosenheck for thes...

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Summer VolunTeen Training

11:00am - 11:45am
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Description:
Are you entering grade 7-12 in the fall? Do you want to volunteer to help your community this summer? Come to a training to learn about our Summer VolunTeen Program! 1. You must attend ONE of these sessions to be a Summer VolunTeen: Wednesda...

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Education & Employment
Description:
This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. This program is appropriate for students for whom English is not their first language, and are 21 years of age or older. Y...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Books & Writing
Description:
This discussion group has reached capacity and cannot take new members at this time. Please call the library at 477-7476 if you have questions or would like to be added to a waiting list. Consider joining our month...

Drop-In Monday Tech Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Education & Employment
Description:
*Location: table near the Check Out Desk* Bring your technology questions to one of our knowledgeable and skilled volunteers, who will be waiting for you at a table near the Check Out Desk. Drop in program, no registration necessary. ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Program Type: Friends of the Library, Local Interest, Featured
Description:
The Friends support the library as an indispensable  expanding resource through fundraising  donations and grants to the library through their book sales and membership drives. Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of the month in February, Apr...

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Tuesday Ramblers

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Local Interest, Music & Performances
Description:
Tuesday Ramblers meets every Tuesday from 1 -3.  It's a bluegrass circle jam and focus is on singing and playing.  Level of playing is advanced beginner and up.  We consider ourselves a learning jam where you can feel comfortable playi...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Legal & Financial, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Description:
ICAN is the Ombudsman program for people who need Medicaid long-term care services in New York State. It is a network of community-based organizations that assist New Yorkers in enrolling in and obtaining long-term care services through managed care ...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Education & Employment
Description:
This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. This program is appropriate for students for whom English is not their first language, and are 21 years of age or older. Y...

Farmers Market

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Food & Cooking, Friends of the Library, Health & Wellness, Local Interest, Music & Performances, Featured
Description:
*Location: Parking Lot between Library and YMCA* Join us every week for this extravaganza of locally produced items and locally grown produce. We have 20 vendors of all kinds, including jams, cheeses, meats, wine, dairy products, maple products, a...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Movies & Games, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Description:
In this action-packed thriller, Liam Neeson is Michael, an insurance salesman, whose daily commute home quickly becomes anything but routine. After being confronted by a mysterious stranger (Vera Farmiga), Michael is blackmailed into finding the iden...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Music & Performances
Description:
Join the Society for Creative Anachronism at this rapier fencing practice that is open to the general public. Audience members are allowed to watch or participate. Must be 18 years+ to fence. Drop-in program. ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Description:
Do you have a child in your life who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, or questioning, and want to connect with other adults for support?   Join us for group discussion at 6pm.  Drop-ins welcome, no registration requ...

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Description:
Urban Dictionary defines Crafternoon as, 'An afternoon solely devoted to the joys of craft.' Please bring your knitting, crochet, quilting, embroidery, crewel, rug hooking, and any other portable craft you indulge in and join us at the library for an...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Program Type: Music & Performances
Description:
Kick off the summer with a library lock-in celebration. Enjoy a night of food, karaoke, and other fun activities! Find out more about this year’s Tween & Teen Summer Reading Challenge and sign up to participate. Please register in person with ...

Monday, June 25th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Tween, Children
Description:
Swing by the library at 1pm, 3pm or 7pm to start off the summer right.  There will be make-your-own sundaes donated by Stewart’s Shops, as well as crafts and fun for all ages!  Register for our Summer Reading Challenge and start reading to ...

Drop-In Monday Tech Time

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Education & Employment
Description:
*Location: table near the Check Out Desk* Bring your technology questions to one of our knowledgeable and skilled volunteers, who will be waiting for you at a table near the Check Out Desk. Drop in program, no registration necessary. ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Tween, Children
Description:
Swing by the library at 1pm, 3pm or 7pm to start off the summer right.  There will be make-your-own sundaes donated by Stewart’s Shops, as well as crafts and fun for all ages!  Register for our Summer Reading Challenge and start reading to ...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Tween, Children
Description:
Swing by the library at 1pm, 3pm or 7pm to start off the summer right.  There will be make-your-own sundaes donated by Stewart’s Shops, as well as crafts and fun for all ages!  Register for our Summer Reading Challenge and start reading to ...

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Tuesday Ramblers

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Local Interest, Music & Performances
Description:
Tuesday Ramblers meets every Tuesday from 1 -3.  It's a bluegrass circle jam and focus is on singing and playing.  Level of playing is advanced beginner and up.  We consider ourselves a learning jam where you can feel comfortable playi...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Education & Employment
Description:
*Location: at a table near the Check Out Desk* Drop-In and ask our local technology expert, Sarah McFadden, all manner of technology questions on Tuesday afternoons from 4pm to 6pm. ...

Crafter Eve

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Featured
Description:
Join library staff in following along with a fun craft or bring in your own supplies to this open crafting time. All crafters are welcome and we encourage people to bring their unusual and fun projects along. Coloring supplies will be set out for adu...

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Playtime!

10:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
Drop-in and play at the library! Babies, toddlers and preschoolers can play with the library's blocks, puzzles, tunnel and other fun toys. Caregivers must remain in the room with children. No registration required. ...

Summer Storytime!

10:00am - 10:45am
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
Young children will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! No registration required. ...

Summer Storytime!

11:00am - 11:45am
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
Young children will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more! No registration required. ...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
Join us for a cupcake decorating party! All supplies will be provided. ...

Farmers Market

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Food & Cooking, Friends of the Library, Health & Wellness, Local Interest, Music & Performances, Featured
Description:
*Location: Parking Lot between Library and YMCA* Join us every week for this extravaganza of locally produced items and locally grown produce. We have 20 vendors of all kinds, including jams, cheeses, meats, wine, dairy products, maple products, a...
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Patio
Ages: Children
Program Type: Music & Performances, Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
Join Lisa Russo, of Miss Lisa’s Musikids for a sing-along on the library patio with lots of hands-on instruments for the kids to explore. No registration required.   ...

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Wildlife Bingo (ages 4+)

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Children
Description:
Play Wildlife Bingo and win fun prizes!  This summer we are raising money for the World Wildlife Fund. With your help, we hope to raise at least $250 to symbolically adopt an animal. There is a suggested donation of $2 per child for this event. ...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Food & Cooking
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Description:
Join us in a discussion of cookbooks, recipes, and food. Bring a dish to serve, if you wish, but it is not required. Mangia!  Please register for this program. ...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Ages: Teen, Tween
Description:
Earn a Red Cross Babysitting Certificate. $85/person fee is required at pre-registration. Please register in person with a librarian in the Children’s Room. No phone or email registrations accepted. Youth ages 11+ welcome. ...
Required
Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Books & Writing, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Join a non-critical, supportive environment to practice your creative writing. All genres and levels welcome. Individual prompts on request. Join the Mavens of Mayhem's (the Upper Hudson Valley's chapter of Sisters in Crime) Rhonda Rosenheck for thes...