Thank you for the wonderful outpouring of support for the Hulslander family! Thanks to you, the family no longer needs clothing or baby items.
Therefore, we’ve removed the bin from our lobby. The Hulslanders are still gratefully accepting gift cards, which can be dropped off at the library. Your generosity is a resounding affirmation that Guilderland and the surrounding area truly rallies to support each other. We are proud to be an integral part here!
Preparations are well underway for the 2020 Census, just a mere eight months away, and libraries will play a key role. Many Census jobs must be filled to conduct this massive data collection effort. A Census representative will be here Monday, April 1, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to help out and guide the job application process.
Longing to do something about the stark polarization in our country, without surrendering your own values and positions?
Better Angels, a national, grass-roots movement aiming to detoxify and heal the American political landscape, may be the catalyst you’re seeking. Plan to attend Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. to find out what Better Angels is accomplishing locally and nationally, and how you can get involved. We’re also hosting a Better Angels skills workshop Saturday, May 4, 2 to 4:30 p.m., teaching strategies for respectful and productive conversations Please register online, by phone or in person.
Calling all craftspeople, artists and vintage item purveyors: seeking to sell your wares on Etsy? Here’s your opportunity to get started! Come to our Etsy Success workshop Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All the fundamentals are covered so you can walk away with your online store open for business. Pre-register for this class, establish your Etsy account in advance, and bring your own laptop, iPad or tablet (or arrange to borrow one of ours).
— Luanne Nicholson