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Drop-In Knit & Stitch

10:00am - 11:30am
GPL Knitting Group
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Westbrook Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: GPL Knitting Group
Event Details:

All are welcome to attend Drop-In Knit and Stitch on a weekly basis. 

This event is in the "Elementary School Aged" group.
This event is in the "Middle School: Gr. 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: Gr. 4-8" group.

Kid Detective Agency

3:30pm - 4:45pm
S.T.E.A.M., Summer Reading, Trivia / Games
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Elementary School Aged, Middle School: Gr. 6-8, Tweens: Gr. 4-8
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M., Summer Reading, Trivia / Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Are you going into 4th-8th grade? Do you love solving puzzles, decoding secret messages, and finding clues? Then, you may have what it takes to join the Kid Detective Agency!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Colonie Art League Reception

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Exhibit
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Helderberg Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Tawasentha Room
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Join our vibrant senior social group! Engage in lively conversations, be a part of our community, and make new friends.

This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School: Gr. 9-12" group.

Murder Mystery Night: Panic at the Prom

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Summer Reading, Trivia / Games
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Tweens & Teens, High School: Gr. 9-12
Program Type: Summer Reading, Trivia / Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

You are cordially invited to... Murder Mystery Night: Panic at the Prom 🕺

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
This event is in the "2.5 yrs + up" group.
This event is in the "Babies: Birth-18 mos." group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 mos." group.
This event is in the "Pre-School: 3-5 yrs" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Storytime / Early Literacy, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Early Childhood, 2.5 yrs + up, Babies: Birth-18 mos., Toddlers: 18-36 mos., Pre-School: 3-5 yrs
Program Type: Storytime / Early Literacy, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Come on over to the library for Family Storytime! We'll read books, dance to silly songs, and have lots of fun!

For all kids ages Birth - 5 years old, with a caregiver.

No registration needed.

This event is in the "Elementary School Aged" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

No-Sew Squish Friends

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Elementary School Aged, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Participants in grades 3 to 5 will create a soft, squishy pillow buddy by tying together pieces of fleece. Craft choices will be a cute avocado, a cute pizza, or a cute yeti (characters subject to change).

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
This event is in the "2.5 yrs + up" group.
This event is in the "Babies: Birth-18 mos." group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 mos." group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Parent Playdate

11:00am - 12:00pm
Parenting, Playtime
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Early Childhood, 2.5 yrs + up, Babies: Birth-18 mos., Toddlers: 18-36 mos., Families, Adults
Program Type: Parenting, Playtime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Looking to meet other parents or caregivers? Please join us for a special hour of open playtime!

This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Foodventures: Travel

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cooking / Nutrition, Summer Reading
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Helderberg Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens & Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cooking / Nutrition, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Ever read a book and wondered what their food or drink tastes like? Is Turkish delight actually delicious enough to betray your family? (We’re looking at you Edmund).

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Capital District Knitting Guild

6:00pm - 8:00pm
GPL Knitting Group
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Westbrook Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: GPL Knitting Group
Event Details:

Are you looking for new ideas and designs for your knitting or crochet project? Stumped by a difficult pattern or technique? Or perhaps you're just a brand-new "yarnie" who wants to learn?

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Drop-In Knit & Stitch

10:00am - 11:30am
GPL Knitting Group
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Westbrook Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: GPL Knitting Group
Event Details:

All are welcome to attend Drop-In Knit and Stitch on a weekly basis. 

This event is in the "Elementary School Aged" group.
This event is in the "Grades 1-3" group.
This event is in the "Grades K-2" group.
This event is in the "Grades 3-5" group.

Adventures in Nature

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Elementary School Aged, Grades 1-3, Grades K-2, Grades 3-5
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Create your own 3D nature scene - be it beach, under the sea, animal kingdom, mountains & trees, using canvas and natural materials we will provide. Projects will be ready to take home the same day.

This event is in the "Tweens & Teens" group.
This event is in the "High School: Gr. 9-12" group.
This event is in the "Middle School: Gr. 6-8" group.

Read it Forward: YA Book Party

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Book Discussion Group, Summer Reading
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Tweens & Teens, High School: Gr. 9-12, Middle School: Gr. 6-8
Program Type: Book Discussion Group, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Did you read one or both of our Read it Forward books this summer? Come hang out and chat about these books and any other YA (Young Adult) books you read this summer with other teen readers! 

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adventures in NY History with Bruce Dearstyne

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Author Talk, Local History / Genealogy, Summer Reading
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Helderberg Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Talk, Local History / Genealogy, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Join us for a evening exploring the history of New York, as told by Bruce W. Dearstyne. 

This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Tawasentha Room
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Join our vibrant senior social group! Engage in lively conversations, be a part of our community, and make new friends.

This event is in the "Tweens: Gr. 4-8" group.

Adventures in Navigating with a Magnetic Compass

2:00pm - 3:00pm
S.T.E.A.M., Summer Reading
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Parking Lot - Upper
Age Group: Tweens: Gr. 4-8
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M., Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Yes, it's likely most everyone has a GPS at hand but no one should venture into the outdoors without knowing how to use a magnetic compass. Learn how to navigate with a compass, finding a bearing and traveling in that direction.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Drop-in Genealogy Assistance with Lisa Dougherty

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Local History / Genealogy
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Tawasentha Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Local History / Genealogy

Genealogy Assistance with Lisa Dougherty

Professional Genealogist Lisa Dougherty offers 1:1 family history consultations on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Library. This is a drop-in session; no need to make an appointment.
For more general information, visit Lisa's website: http://www.upstatenygenealogy.com

This event is in the "Early Childhood" group.
This event is in the "2.5 yrs + up" group.
This event is in the "Babies: Birth-18 mos." group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 mos." group.
This event is in the "Pre-School: 3-5 yrs" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Storytime / Early Literacy, Summer Reading
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Early Childhood, 2.5 yrs + up, Babies: Birth-18 mos., Toddlers: 18-36 mos., Pre-School: 3-5 yrs
Program Type: Storytime / Early Literacy, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Come on over to the library for Family Storytime! We'll read books, dance to silly songs, and have lots of fun!

For all kids ages Birth - 5 years old, with a caregiver.

No registration needed.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ARTventure: Yarn!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Helderberg Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Event Details:

If you knit or crochet...or have tried to learn...or know someone who has... chances are you have more yarn than you know what to do with. Come discover a slew of ways to use up those half skeins you have laying around.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Discover the Pine Bush: Guided Hike

10:00am - 11:30pm
Climate / Nature / Gardening, Health & Wellness, Other, Summer Reading
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Climate / Nature / Gardening, Health & Wellness, Other, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Join us on an extraordinary journey into the Albany Pine Bush – a globally rare, nationally significant and locally distinct inland pine barrens.

This event is in the "Teens: Gr. 7-12" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Realm Explorers Book Club: The Priory of the Orange Tree

11:00am - 12:00pm
Book Discussion Group
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Westbrook Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens: Gr. 7-12, Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion Group
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Realm Explorers is a book club that meets on Saturday mornings to discuss various science fiction and fantasy novels. Titles include Adult/Young Adult science fiction and fantasy books as well as graphic novels.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

AARP Fraud Watch Basics

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Instruction, Outreach, Technology Instruction
Registration
Library Branch: Guilderland Public Library
Room: Helderberg Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Instruction, Outreach, Technology Instruction
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

Have you ever been approached with a fraudulent offer or been a victim of identity theft?