Starting in January, your Guilderland library card grants you access to streaming videos from RBDigital!
Watch your favorite BBC shows on AcornTV, independent films on IndieFlix, a concert from your favorite musician on Qello, or learn something new with the Great Courses!
Sign up for a one-on-one session with a librarian to take full advantage of all we offer, and bring your library card and a mobile device to the appointment. Call 518-456-2400, ext 3 for more information.
Can YOU help us read 4,000 books during the month of January? Over 1,000 libraries are taking part in Beanstack’s Third Annual Winter Reading Challenge. Last year we read 3,775 books, so this year we’ve set the bar even higher! Log your books online at guilderlandlibrary.beanstack.org. If we’re a top reading library, we could win an author visit or other great prizes from Penguin Random House! Happy Reading!
Baseball fans: you’re in for a special treat as President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum Tim Mead visits us on Mon. Jan. 6, at 10 a.m. Prior to assuming leadership in Cooperstown, Mr. Mead spent 40 years on staff for the Los Angeles Angels. He’ll cover the upcoming Hall of Fame elections and his experiences working with three Angels owners, including Gene Autry and Arte Moreno, as well as two of the greatest players in baseball history, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols. He’ll also field your questions on all things baseball following his remarks. Join us!
Make the most of this fresh start to a new year (and decade!) on Mon. Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m. with a fun craft that puts your goals into a visual context you can constantly refer to. You’ll thumb through magazines to create a colorful collage for year-long inspiration. Families are welcome at this all-ages activity. Please register online, by phone or in person.
Children in grades 2-6 and their families are encouraged to attend our Family STEAM Night on Mon. Jan. 6, at 6:30 p.m. The Tang Museum will be on hand to offer their hands-on expertise. This is a rescheduled event, and space is extremely limited. Please register online, by phone or in person.
It’s important to be mindful of cyber risks and learn how to combat these threats. On Tues. Jan. 7 at 6:30 p.m., staff from the NYS Division of Homeland Security will provide an informative overview on common cyber threats, plus tips and tricks.
— Luanne Nicholson