Book Discussion Group


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The Stephentown Library Book Discussion Group will meet on Tuesday, October 21  at 1:30 PM.  This month they will discuss The Master by Colm Tóibín.

Like Michael Cunningham in The Hours, Colm Tóibín captures the extraordinary mind and heart of a great writer. Beautiful and profoundly moving, The Master tells the story of a man born into one of America’s first intellectual families who leaves his country in the late nineteenth century to live in Paris, Rome, Venice, and London among privileged artists and writers.
In stunningly resonant prose, Tóibín captures the loneliness and the hope of a master of psychological subtlety whose forays into intimacy inevitably failed those he tried to love. The emotional intensity of this portrait is riveting.

Group meetings are held in the Community Room at the Library from 1:30 to 2:30  p.m.  Bring a lunch if you like.  Copies of the book are available at the library desk.  New readers are always welcome.  For more information, call 518-733-5750.

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Here we grow again!


Please pardon the noise and limited use of our parking lot as construction begins on our expanded parking lot – the latest library renovation!   You may park across the street at the school building.  The work begins on Monday, October 20 and should be concluded by the following week.

We will maintain our regular library hours of Monday through Thursday 12-6, Friday 12-8, and Saturday 10-2.  We are closed on Sundays. If you have questions or need to make special arrangements, please contact Laurenne Teachout, Library Director, at (518) 733-5750.  We will be happy to work with you to find a solution. The project is funded through a NYS Public Library Construction Grant and matching funds raised by SML.

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Annual Halloween Party at Fire Hall


The Town of Stephentown and the Stephentown Memorial Library invite you to a

 

Sunday, October 26th

Stephentown Fire Hall 

2:00 – 3:00 pm

 Young children, Pre K through 5th grade, and families are invited to the Stephentown Fire Hall on Sunday, October 26 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM for the annual Halloween Party.

Fun activities for all ages will include a Haunted House, costume contest, crafts and activities, including special activities for toddlers/pre-schoolers; Price of admission – one bag of candy. Wear your costumes for a costume parade with judging and prizes!

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FREE HEALTH INSURANCE Q & A


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MONDAY, OCTOBER 27 – 6:30 PM

TWO NYS EXPERTS WILL ANSWER ALL
HEALTH INSURANCE QUESTIONS

*CAN I STILL ENROLL FOR HEALTH INSURANCE?

*AM I ELIGIBLE FOR FREE HEALTH INSURANCE?

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ALL ARE WELCOME – FAMILIES OR SINGLES.
UNEMPLOYED, HIGH OR LOW INCOME

FREE COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS

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Weekly Story Time for Preschool Children


Story Time is on Fridays at 10 AM 

**PLEASE NOTE:  In the event of inclement weather, if Berlin Central School District is closed, then Story Time is cancelled.**

Calling all preschoolers (and their caregivers)!   Join us each Friday for some story time fun! In this half-hour session, we read aloud, sing songs, move about, and explore the world around us through literature. Parents and children are encouraged to stay after story time so children have time for free play while grown-ups browse for books and socialize.

Registration is encouraged but not required. For more information, stop by the Library or call us at 733-5750.

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