GRAB & GO SCIENCE

We know December was a busy month, so if you missed our fizzy snowman kit, it’s still available. Build a snowman with baking soda then make it melt with vinegar in your kitchen sink! Please call, email or use the chat feature on our website to arrange a curbside pickup time.

CRAFTEENS: DEMOLITION STRESS RELIEF KIT

We know school can be stressful, especially during mid-term exams! This kit will help you de-stress with geodes to break, cards to build a castle, materials to build a catapult to knock said castle down, and the ultimate stress buster: bubble wrap! Kits are available now – please call or use the chat feature on our website to arrange a curbside pickup time.

TAKE IT & MAKE IT CRAFTS FOR ADULTS

Thursday, January 21st at 6:30 PM (Zoom link will be posted here)

Kits are available now to make this lovely Valentine for someone special! Please call the Library or use the chat feature on our website to arrange a curbside pickup time. If you can’t make the live demo on Zoom, visit our blog at newlebanonlibrary.com for a tutorial video. We love to see what you create! You can email photos to leb@taconic.net or share them with us on Facebook and Instagram.

CRAFTERNOON KIDS: WATERLESS SNOWGLOBE AVAILABLE NOW

Thursday, January 14th

With this month’s kit, turn a plastic plate, paper and some fake snow into a waterless snowglobe! Kits are available for curbside pickup, and an instructional video is posted on our blog HERE. Please call us at 518-794-8844 or use the chat feature on our website to arrange a pickup time.

Caring For Our Piece of the Earth Discussion Group Sign-ups

In this time of extreme climate change, we cannot possibly hope to save everything at once, but our own backyard is a great place to start! Starting in February, we will be holding a 6-session discussion group to address issues and exchange ideas on creating an earth-friendly backyard.

If you are interested in becoming a part of this group, please fill out your details using the link below:
https://forms.gle/F1wMrMQLBojJVrfa9

LIBRARY SERVICES UPDATE: CURBSIDE ONLY BEGINNING 1/11/2021

Effective Monday, January 11th the Library is operating with curbside service only due to community health concerns.

Please contact us at 518-794-8844 or via the chat service on our website to schedule pickup times for library materials, craft kits, and printing and faxing services. The Library hours remain unchanged at this time. Thank you for your patience as we proceed with caution, keeping the health and safety of our community in mind.

NOVEL QUEST: PERSONALIZED BOOK OR MOVIE SUGGESTIONS FOR YOU

Are you looking for some book or movie suggestions? Well, look no further! Simply fill out our new Novel Quest form:https://forms.gle/LvfpXpuufS1YVQye7  and you’ll get a list of book or movie suggestions tailored directly to you straight from the Mid-Hudson Library System catalog!

ADULT TAKE & MAKE: Snowman Ornament

 

Add some sparkle to your home with a lovely snowman ornament. Kits will be out on Wednesday, December 16th and 17th. Join in the fun live via Zoom on December 17th@6:30PM.
(The link will be posted the day of the event.)

NOTES FROM NEW LEBANON

Check one out!
Read what others in our community have written or sketched, add your own thoughts and creative energy, then return for the next person to enjoy.
Each journal has a theme. Some are serious, some fun, some are to write about your favorite books and genres. Three are ongoing fiction where each person will add to the story! There should be one for everyone! Join in the fun.Themes:

  • To All the Books I’ve Loved Before
  • Thrills & Chills (for fans of suspense & horror)
  • The Strangest Summer: What My Life was Like in Quarantine
  • A Sketchbook of Self Portraits
  • an ongoing story–Calvin
  • Places I’ve Travelled
  • Memories of New Lebanon
  • I Survived: a story from my life
  • Encouraging Words for Others
  • Adventures in Parenting

Hoopla is Here

Hoopla has arrived at the New Lebanon Libray! Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, movies and more with no wait lists! Follow this link: https://www.hoopladigital.com/ and set up your account with your library card. Your may borrow 4 items per month, and temporarily download items to watch later. There’s even an app for that! Hoopla has a little something for everyone!

A NEW WAY TO GIVE

We’re making it easier for you to give with the option to donate online. You can now make a difference all year-long when you make a monthly gift to the New Lebanon Library! A monthly donation of $5 helps us purchase craft supplies for our art programs. Every dollar makes a difference and we make sure it goes back into the community that you love!

SUPPORT THE LIBRARY ON AMAZON!

We all love to shop online. Now, when you shop online, you can also support your favorite non-profits! Use the link https://smile.amazon.com/ and select “New Lebanon Library”. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Library. Thank you for all that you do and we aim to continue serving you to the best of our abilities.

Job & Career Help

Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.