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Library Reopening Update: Extended hours and services, masks still required

We are excited to move forward in our reopening by extending our hours; opening reading, study, and children’s areas; and phasing out appointments for library visits. Masks are still required in the library facility, for all visitors over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status. We serve many children and families and want to …

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Pollinator Patch & Art Walk at Greenport Conservation Area

Program Description: Join Columbia Land Conservancy staff for a walk around their newly created Pollinator Patch and Art installation at Greenport Conservation Area. We will discuss the types of flowers in the pollinator patch as well as how you at home can add plants to help out declining pollinator populations. We will then take a walk down to the “Step into Stillness” …

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Virtual Spanish Classes: Summer Session

Program Description: Learn to express yourself in real life situations and develop Spanish language skills for work, travel, or just for fun! Lessons include grammar and vocabulary as well as an introduction to arts and culture from different countries. This free program emphasizes conversational Spanish skills in a fun & friendly class. Date/Time of the …

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Core Strength & Balance

Program Description: Dr. Paul Spector is certified as a trainer with the American Academy of Sports Medicine. In this class, he shares exercises that improve postural stability, core strength, spatial body awareness, sensory integration, agility, and coordination. The class has become an important space for community through its focus on healthy connection, breathing, and its …

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Free One-on-One Job Search Help and Career Development

Program Description: Nationally Certified Career Services Provider, Beth Gordon, will work with you one-on-one to re-fresh your resume or brush up on your interview skills to land that next job. Date/Time: Beth is available by appointment for one-one-one sessions offered at a safe distance by telephone, Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime. Registration: Email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org or call …

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Library Time with Ms. Kathy

Program Description: For many children, and their parents/caregivers too, “library time” means a visit with Ms. Kathy. Children and families are invited to join Ms. Kathy for one-on-one visits, to catch up, enjoy some books, and get creative. To register for a virtual or in-person visit, call 518-828-1792 x100 or email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org. Date/Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and …

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Wild Harvest: Foraging at Oakdale Lake

Program Description: Join herbalist and author, Dina Falconi, on a walk to explore the plants of Oakdale Lake. Learn to identify these plants using basic sensory skills and discover how they are used for food, medicine and pleasure. This walk will include practical information on harvest and preparation. Please bring a notepad, camera, and water bottle. …

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