The oldest writing on earth (like paw prints and scat) will open your eyes to the stories animals leave all around us. It will change what you see during your next walk or hike! Workshop leader Patricia Liddle will lead this indoor presentation and has been exploring the animal tracking world in the Northeast and beyond all her life.
Did you know that your library offers FREE access to great resources? The North Chatham Free Library is hosting a presentation by Heather Lloyd to learn how to take advantage of the great content your library provides through your computer, mobile device, or tablet. A huge variety of services are offered, including video streaming with Kanopy, reading and listening to audiobooks online with Overdrive, listening to audiobooks on your phone with Libby and learning new languages with Mango. Join us to discover the potential of your library!
Join us at the North Chatham Free Library to learn how you can make your life more environmentally sustainable. By adopting a zero-waste or voluntary simplicity lifestyle, you not only help the environment but you also boost your mood by knowing you are doing something good. This workshop by Theresa Mayhew will look at strategies and tips individuals and families can adopt to reduce their waste output by cultivating more fulfilling and mindful lifestyles when it comes to protecting the planet.
Join Sheriff David Bartlett and staff of the Col. Cty. Dept. of Health to learn about safety at home and while traveling. Also hear about health-related programs enabling seniors to live safely and healthily at home.
Can’t sleep? Erika Just, Albany Med. Ctr. Sleep Clinic Mgr, and Amanda Nuccio, HVCC Sleep Program Instructor, will talk about how sleep changes as we age, and how to get a good night’s rest. Held at the Malden Bridge Community Center.
Planning and living a rewarding retirement is about far more than having enough money. Don’t miss this engaging program about changing how you envision yourself by Francis Battisti, Ph.D., psychotherapist, professor, author, and expert in healthy aging.
Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.
The library has museum passes available for our patrons. Passes go out for three days.
The Columbia County Historical Society ( which includes the Columbia County Museum, the James Vanderpoel House and the Luykas Van Alen House )
Hancock Shaker Village
Berkshire Botantical Gardens
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Museum of Innovation and Science
miSci-Museum of Innovation in Schenectady
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