Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

SOFA Presentation: Understanding Your Social Security Benefit Options

March 28, 2019
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Description
Weather you're single, married, divorced, or widowed, there may be ways to maximize the lifetime Social Security benefits you receive. Social Security is one of the most valuable and least understood benefits available to retirees today. Advance pl...

Open Recreation Space

March 29, 2019
9:30am - 2:30pm
Meeting Room AB
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Movies & Games
Description:
Adults of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come and enjoy open recreation time at the library between 9:30-2:30.  Tables and chairs will be set up and coloring supplies and board games will be on hand.  Sit down and relax,...

Moving & Grooving with the YMCA (ages 3-5)

March 29, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
Yoga and Zumba for little ones at the library. Come dressed comfortably and be ready to move! No registration required.   Zumba: March 1, 15 & 29 Yoga: March 8 & 22 ...

Friday Mashup (grades 6-12)

March 29, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Teen Room
Age Group: Teen, Tween
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Writing, Computers & Technology, Food & Cooking, Movies & Games
Description:
Drop by the Teen Room on Friday afternoons to hang out, eat snacks, play games, and make stuff! Weekly activities will vary. No registration required. Spring dates: 3/1, 3/8, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31 ...

CRICUT DESIGN SPACE WORKSHOP

March 30, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room AB
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Description
CRICUT COMMUNITY CRAFTERS is a group of local paper crafters who use Cricut cutting machines and other paper crafting tools to create photo albums, scrapbook pages, cards, home decor, multi-media art, and other projects. The newer machines are run v...

Saturday Storytime

March 30, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime & Early Childhood
Description:
All ages can enjoy stories, songs and crafts at our family storytime. No registration required. ...

Capital Area Flute Club

March 30, 2019
11:30am - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Description
We are a flute choir who provides live music to various groups and organizations in the Capital District area and beyond for no charge....

Strawbees Saturday! (ages 5+)

March 30, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Tween, Children
Program Type: Science & Nature, Featured
Description:
Calling all future engineers and inventors!  Come see what you can build with Strawbees, our cool new straws and connectors kit.  We will also have KEVA planks and Qubits construction toys to build with. No registration required. &nb...

Photographs and Collages

All Day4/1 - 4/30
Exhibit Walls
Library Branch: Exhibits
Room: Exhibit Walls
Description
The exhibit will feature photographs and collages created by Margo Singer. Some of the photographs will be from a recent trip to national parks in the U. S. Southwest, as well as other travels around the world. The collages are created using photogra...

AARP TaxAide

April 1, 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Meeting Room AB
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Legal & Financial
Description:
Tax preparation by appointment only.  Appointment booking starts January 14th. To make an appointment, dial 2-1-1 within the Capital Region.  If you are calling from outside the area, call (888) 366-3211. Select East Greenbush Commu...

ENL: English as a New Language

April 1, 2019
9:30am - 12:30pm
EERC
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Age Group: 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...

Safe Space for Writing with Sisters in Crime

April 1, 2019
1:00pm - 3:30pm
EERC
Registration
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Books & Writing, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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...

Dance Practice

April 1, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room A
Description
Dance practice for 12 girls....

Girl Scout Junior / Cadette - Think Like a Programmer

April 1, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room B
Description
This event is a series of meetings designed to walk through the different requirements of the Think Like a Programmer Journey for Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts. The meetings will be mainly non-computer activities for the scouts to "Think" how a pro...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

April 1, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Books & Writing
Description:
Our book for this evening's discussion: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. New members welcome!  Please read the book ahead of time.  Copies are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. ...

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

April 2, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: 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. ...

Tuesday Ramblers

April 2, 2019
12:45pm - 3:45pm
Meeting Room AB
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Meeting Room AB
Description
The Tuesday Ramblers are a bluegrass circle jam who focus on singing and playing. Level of playing is advanced beginner and up. They consider themselves a learning jam where one can feel comfortable playing an instrument with people who enjoy pickin'...

Drop-In Tuesday Tech Time

April 2, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Education & Employment
Description:
*Location: at a table in the Main Reading Room near the Reference Desk* Drop-In and ask one of our local technology experts all manner of technology questions. Remember to bring the device you are asking about with you. ...

Greenbush Garden Club presents Healthy, Happy Hydrangeas

April 2, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Registration
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Science & Nature, Featured
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Description:
Learn all about this old-time garden favorite.  Discover old and new types, what to buy, how to plant, when to fertilize and prune, and just how to get the blue ones to bloom. Keith Austin is Horticulturist for Wolfert's Roost Country Club a ...

ENL: English as a New Language

April 3, 2019
9:30am - 12:30pm
EERC
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Age Group: 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...

Toddler Time (18 – 36 months)

April 3, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: 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. No registration required. ...

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

April 3, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: 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. ...

Teen Anime Club

April 3, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Age Group: Teen, Tween
Program Type: Movies & Games
Description:
Join us for an afternoon of anime and snacks! No registration required. Spring dates: 3/13, 3/27, 4/3, 4/17, 5/8, 5/29 ...

30-minute Genealogy Appointments

April 3, 2019
5:00pm - 5:30pm
EERC
Registration
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Featured
Registration Required
Waitlist 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. She also works with the more experienced genealogist in need of an 'extra set of eyes' or a brainstorming ...

30-minute Genealogy Appointments

April 3, 2019
5:30pm - 6:00pm
EERC
Registration
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: EERC
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: History & Genealogy, Featured
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. She also works with the more experienced genealogist in need of an 'extra set of eyes' or a brainstorming ...

Homebuyer Orientation

April 3, 2019
5:45pm - 7:45pm
Multi-Purpose Room
Library Branch: East Greenbush Community Library
Room: Multi-Purpose Room
Description
1 1/2 hour informational Orientation will give you an overview of the pros & cons of homeownership, the costs to expect when purchasing a home, the typical requirements to qualify for a mortgage, and information about available down payment assistanc...