Stephentown Summer Camp

Stephentown’s Summer Youth Day Camp program will operate under the direction of the Stephentown Memorial Library again this year. Join Camp Director and new New York resident Amy Doolittle and Assistant Camp Director and certified physical education teacher Laura Hunt for four weeks of science, sports, arts, environmental education and lots of play and fun. The camp is open to children entering first grade through age 12.
Campers will enjoy four weeks of science, sports, arts, environmental education and lots of play and fun. Camp activities will take place at the library, the town hall and the library’s adjacent green fields property.
The summer camp will take place Monday, July 11th through Friday, August 5th this year. Campers will be served free breakfast and free lunch, provided through the Rensselaer County Office of Family Services. Camp hours will be 9am to 2pm Monday through Friday. The camp is free for residents of Stephentown. For families who would like to drop off their child early, 8am drop off is available for $15/ week (discount available for multiple children in a family.)
**There are openings for Non-Stephentown residents to participate in the camp at a cost of $75/week, 8am to 2pm, space-permitting.  Apply soon!
Campers will be accepted on a space available basis. Camp registration forms will be available soon on our website and at the Stephentown Memorial Library and the Town Hall. Please call the library for questions or other information – 518-733-5750.

SML receives Libri Grant



Stephentown Memorial Library has been awarded a 2016 Books for Children grant from The Libri Foundation. This grant will provide a one-year subscription to Junior Library Guild’s Science Nonfiction series as well as an additional $1,000 for books.

The Libri Foundation is a nationwide non-profit organization which donates new, quality, hardcover children’s books to small, rural public libraries in the United States through its BOOKS FOR CHILDREN program.

Thank you Libri Foundation!

Computer Classes – Web School at SML!


Classes meet on Mondays at 5:30 PM in SML Community Room.

Call now to Register – Space is Limited!

June 6: www.DIY – Whether you’re a seasoned tinkerer or looking to get into some DIY, this class will help you navigate the best of what the web has to offer in home and auto repair, crafting, and more.

June 20: Make Word Work for You – Learn some tips and tricks for avoiding pesky problems, and leave with some new ideas about how Word can work for you. Get started on a new project, or add this valuable skill to your resume!

Laptops will be provided, if needed.  Bring your own device if you have one – cell phones, laptops, tablets.

Classes are sponsored and taught by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County.

LEGO Club at SML


Friday, June 3   June 10

Date changed – Please note!

6:00 – 7:30 PM

Do you have a Lego enthusiast who could spend hours and hours every day engrossed with creative building? Then this club is for you and your family! Bring your young Lego builder to the library to build and create with our large collection of bricks. Donations of Lego bricks and accessories are also welcome at the Front Desk. Come and have some fun with other Lego fans!

This month’s theme is Outdoor Sports.  We will have Lego Bingo and a Lego speed building contest!  We will display all the creations of our Lego builders at the library until next month’s meeting.


Caps for Sale at SML

Caps for Sale! Caps for Sale! 

We’ve got some great new baseball caps with the Stephentown Memorial Library logo on them, just in time for summer activities and gift giving.  The beautifully tailored hat is made of 100% cotton.  The hats are a versatile putty color with navy blue rim.  A great gift and perfect for all your summer picnics and sports activities.  Show your pride in your library and wear your SML cap wherever you go.  Hats are available at the Library desk for $20 each.