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Super Smash Bros. Tournament

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
smashChase away the winter blues with a Super Smash Bros. tourney on the Library's Switch! Competitors should be at the Library by 4pm to register, and the first round will begin at 4:15pm. Prizes for the winner and runner up! For ages 12+...Read More

Teen Fantasy Book Club: Eragon

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
eragonIf you're a fan of magic, dragons, and elves, be sure to join us for this brand new teen book club! This month: When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Overnight his simple life is shattered, and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic, and power. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and the fledgling dragon must navigate the dangerous terrain and dark enemies of an Empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands. . . Come discuss the novel Eragon by Christopher Paolini with us! ..Read More

Pre-Concert Talk with David Smith

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This event has been canceled; we apologize for any inconvenience.

David Smith, artistic director of the Kinderhook-based Concerts in the Village (CITV), will introduce CITV's February 24 program highlighting 19th and 20th century works for orchestra and for singers with orchestra. This will be the second concert underwritten by CITV's Emerging Singer Fund. In addition to the Broad Street Orchestra, the region's premiere professional chamber orchestra, featured performers include students of the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program (Dawn Upshaw, Director). For details regarding this concert, please visit www.concertsinthevillage.org...Read More

February Break: Monday Matinee

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Movie Reels Wall Art Fresh Movie Reel Clip Art Many Interesting ClipartsCome out of the cold and into our warm, spacious, new meeting room for a special matinee of a popular family movie. We now have a big screen and projector, and plenty of room to relax!..Read More

February Break: Slime Time

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
slimeIt's that time again! Time for some ooey, gooey fun when we mix glue, liquid starch, and shaving cream together to make some super slime! For ages 7+...Read More