Summer Enrichment programming is now OPEN

Our summer enrichment events are inter-generational and now open for registration. Most programs that the kiddos will enjoy are happening each Thursday at 4pm. Mad Science of the Capital District will kick off July 7. Add a fun, educational element to your week. Kids devise and test techniques to handle … Read more

Thrive Workshop – free

Strength Training – Thrive Saturday June 11 from 12 to 1 PM Derek Gelato is a man on a mission. He wants people of all ages to be strong, but he especially wants “older” folks to regain muscle strength lost over the course of aging.  He knows getting stronger will … Read more

Use your skills, meet friends and help the library

Members of the Live & Learn (formerly know as ELIK – Enriching Life, Increasing Knowledge) enrichment program for adults are looking fro greater community input: Join a dedicated committee working on both our traditional enrichment program and our newer initiative “How to Be More Eco-Friendly.”  Help the library and  our … Read more

Spring Walks

Jenifer Rosete, Conservation Education Coordinator Columbia Land Conservancy led us to the Siegel-Kline Kill. The water was high – still, look at these waders she put the kids into and off they went into the stream. They had a Wonderful and educational time looking under rocks and identifying bugs. This … Read more

Spring Planting

Jumping worms

Planting time has begun. Here is very important information on the invasive jumping worms from our ‘Know Before You Grow’ program March 16th. PRISM also provided the library with a copy of “Invasive Animals” and “Invasive Plants.” For an in depth discussion consider viewing that full program on NCFL youtube … Read more

Access Additional Collections in the Libby App

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New users will first have to set up the Libby app with their Mid-Hudson Library System card before accessing the Upper Hudson Library System collection. Press the center button of your navigation bar at the bottom of your screen to open the menu. Top Add Library on the left side … Read more

Restore the Earth’s water cycles

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We can restore the Earth’s water cycles and cool the planet. We can do it. In decades. John Feldman believes this and explains it in his new documentary (soon to be released) Regenerating Life: How to Cool the Planet, Feed the World, & Live Happily Ever After. Get a sneak preview Sunday … Read more

Robin Boxes finished – Masks optional

Finally a day to be outside and finish the Robins’ nest boxes! Raw wood needs just a final coat of paint and maybe some vines to decorate – None too soon either. The Red-winged Blackbirds are in the swamp picking the best sites: the Robins searching. Kids are able to … Read more

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