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August 12th: Book Discussion Join the club in discussing this “powerful story about the influence of history, the importance of our beliefs, and the willingness to embrace them all.”- Booklist
Funding for these events provided by the Friends of the Rensselaer Public Library.]]>
Submit as a team or individual. The winner will be the entrant who completed the most items. There will also be a winner for the best picture, judged by Library staff. We’ve extended the deadline to August 20th– we will accept digital files but prefer you use Instagram:
(ask for help submitting if you need to!)
What will you win? We haven’t figured that out yet. Definitely a sense of pride, but probably more cool stuff!
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During the summer, kids can come in any time we’re open to tell us about what they’re reading and get a small prize. You can go online to report from home! They will be entered into raffle drawings for larger prizes.
We will serve lunch Monday-Friday at noon during the summer for children in need (must be 18 or under). No registration is required. Ends Friday, August 28th.
Pre-K Story Time– Fridays at 10:30 AM, ends August 21. Ages 2-6, no sign up needed.
Craft Time- Tuesdays at 2, ends August 18. For kids ages 6-12.
Snacks with Honest Weight Co-op– Saturday, July 25 at 11 AM. Learn how to make your own great snacks!
Heroes of the Mammal World– Saturday, August 1 at 1 PM. Join scientist George Steele in a hands-on exploration of hero animals.
Summer Teen Time!– Thursdays from 6-8 PM. Special events, video games and hanging out with your friends in the AC. Tell us what you’re reading to win prizes! Read whatever you want! Free book available to first 20 teens who come in. Finale party on August 20th from 4-8. Ages 13-18.
Graphic Novel Author Danica Novgorodoff- Saturday, August 15 at 1 PM. Meet the author and artist of “The Undertaking of Lily Chen” as she talks about writing, inking and coloring a graphic novel. A teen program, but open to all.
Remember even when we’re closed you can access digital books, magazines, audios and movies at http://digitalcollection.uhls.org
Previously our policy allowed for babysitters aged 13 and up. The library is not responsible for the supervision of unattended minors. We will be enforcing this rule for the safety of the children and out of respect for other library users. Children who are left unattended will be referred to the police.