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Shop Small Business Saturday – November 25, 11-3

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Stop in and shop from local businesses and crafters including:

Arbonne, ChunkJewels, Scentsy, LuLa Roe, Antiques, Usbourne Books,

Thoughtful Gardener, Thirty-One, Suzie-Q Crafts, CrowHill Country Crafts and Primitives, Jamberry, Alyssa’s Hairbows, The Lovely Knitter, and more!

Space is free for vendors at this event.  All vendors will have product on-hand ready to sell!

 

Chamber Angels Tree at the Library!

The Mechanicville District Public Library has put up it’s Chamber Angels Tree. Be a Chamber Angel. It’s easy as 1, 2, 3!
 
1.      Take an ornament from the tree.
2.      Purchase the requested gift.
3.      Return the gift to the Library by November 27.
 
Gifts should be returned to the Library unwrapped and with the ornament attached. 
For more information, please visit www.southernsaratoga.org/pages/ChamberAngels

Annual Food for Fines ENDS November 30

The Mechanicville Library will accept a food item for each Mechanicville fine on your card. For example, if you have three fines on your card, you need to bring in three food items.

Fines from other libraries, replacement costs, and collection agency fees cannot be waived!

Food items needed: canned vegetables, peanut butter, tuna, pasta, coffee, soup, cereal, baby food.

Even if you do not have fines, you are still encouraged to donate.

Library Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving – November 23 and 24

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Teens! Holiday Crafts 11/27 at 6:30pm

Join us to craft your own Holiday gifts!Image result for gift

 

Crochet and Knitting at the Library – November 27th at 6:00pm

Join the fun and share projects and advice.

Upcoming dates: December 11th, December 2th.

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Evening Book Discussion Group – November 29 at 7:00

Join us for a discussion of Everything I Never Told You, by Celeste Ng!

“Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

Daytime Book Discussion Group – November 30 at 2:00

Join us for a discussion of Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, by Sunil Yapa.

Grief-stricken after his mother’s death and three years of wandering the world, Victor is longing for a family and a sense of purpose. He believes he’s found both when he returns home to Seattle only to be swept up in a massive protest. With young, biracial Victor o one side of the barricades and his estranged father–the white chief of police–on the opposite, the day descends into chaos, capturing in its confusion the activists, police, bystanders, and citizens from all around the world who’d arrived that day brimming with hope. By the day’s end, they have all committed acts they never thought possible.

Adults – Create A Vision Board 12/2 @ 12:30

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Creating a sacred space that displays what you want actually does bring it to life. What we focus on expands. When you create a vision board and place it in a space where you see it often, you essentially end up doing short visualization exercises throughout the day.

Visualization is one of the most powerful mind exercises you can do. According to the popular book The Secret, “The law of attraction is forming your entire life experience and it is doing that through your thoughts. When you are visualizing, you are emitting a powerful frequency out into the Universe.”

Materials included. Registration required.
Call us at 518-664-4646 to reserve your spot!

Kids’ Paint-A-Pic – Saturday, December 2nd at 12:30pm

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For ages 5 and up. Please stop by the Library or call 664-4646 to register.

Essential Oils DIY Christmas Special – Sugar Scrub and Stress Roller 12/4 @6pm

Join us to learn a bit about Essential Oils and craft! Each participant will have the opportunity to craft an Essential Oil Sugar Scrub or a Stress Rollerball.

The fee for each project is $5 to cover the cost of supplies. Registration is required. Reserve your spot today!Image result for sugar scrub

Sign Language Club – December 6 at 4:30

Let’s get together to practice using our ASL (American Sign Language). Please note this is not an instructional program.

Essential Oils DIY Christmas Special – Diffuser Bracelet & Joy Rollerball Wednesday, December 6th at 6PM

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Join us to learn a bit about Essential Oils and craft! Each participant will have the opportunity to craft an Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet and a Seasonal Joy Rollerball.

The fee for each project is $5 to cover the cost of supplies. Registration is required. Reserve your spot today! Limited to 20 participants.

What is Christmas? A Biblical Perspective 12/9 @1PM

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What is Christmas Really About? A Biblical Perspective. Presented by Christine Bisceglia.

Do Angels really sing? What about those wise men? Why did Jesus come anyway? What does it mean for me? Come and Hear what the Word Of God has to say about it.
Bring your bible if you have one and join the discussion.
Please register!

Field Goods Delivers to the Library Every Thursday

Field Goods brings you fresh food from local farms here to the Library year round. Simply choose your order size and specify us for your drop-off location. For more information, visit www.field-goods.com  Use promo code: FundAFarmer for $5 off!

 

 

Finding Your Life Purpose with Garrett Jackson – Monday, December 11th at 6:30pm

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Do you know what your life’s purpose is? This is the question that we will work with in this event! Participants will be introduced to simple and effective ways to achieve clarity on their life’s purpose, understand the difference between a personal and global life purpose, discover how they can ask the angels for help on their life’s path, and learn how to powerfully manifest their purpose into reality using their emotions and intentions.

Please note, there is a registration fee of $5 to attend this class. Please stop by the library or call us at 664-4646 to sign up.

Photography Club – December 13 at 6:00

The Hudson River Photography Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM. This photography club is always looking for new people to join.  The group invites adults who are interested in digital photography.  No need to own your own camera or fancy equipment! For more information, please contact Mary Beth D’Aloia at mbdaloia@nycap.rr.com.

Closed for Christmas Holiday – December 25

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Birds Of Prey In The Library! 12/28 at 1pm

Please give us a call to register for this program!  518-664-4646

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December Book Discussion – Thursday, December 28th at 2pm.

The Instant New York Times Bestseller!

James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet.
Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep.

When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been charming readers from Thailand to Turkey.

A Street Cat Named Bob is an international sensation, landing on the bestseller list in England for 52 consecutive weeks and selling in 26 countries around the world. Now, James and Bob are ready to share their true story with the U.S. in this tale unlike any you’ve ever read of a cat who possesses some kind of magic.

When street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London, barely making enough money to feed himself, and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn’t resist helping the strikingly intelligent but very sick animal, whom he named Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining that he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas.

This instant classic about the power of love between man and animal has taken the world by storm and is guaranteed to be a huge hit with American fans as well.

December Book Discussion – Wednesday, December 27th at 7pm – Reserve your copy today!

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David Sedaris’s beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy’s elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris’s tales of tardy trick-or-treaters (“Us and Them”); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French (“Jesus Shaves”); what to do when you’ve been locked out in a snowstorm (“Let It Snow”); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations (“Six to Eight Black Men”); what Halloween at the medical examiner’s looks like (“The Monster Mash”); and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry (“Cow and Turkey”).

Story Time Every Tuesday


Story time will be held at 11:30 am every Tuesday. Story times will include stories, rhymes and crafts. All ages are welcome. No registration required.