Monday & Wednesday 11-8; Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 11-6, Saturday 9-1* Phone: 518-664-4646 * Fax: 518-664-8641

Farmers’ Market Every Monday, Rain or Shine, 4-7 Now Through October 2!

The list of vendors for the Mechanicville Library’s Farmers Market now includes

  • Carpenter Farms – Veggies, Fruits, Baked Goods, Flowers, Eggs, Herbs, Alabu Soap, Pampered Chef
  • Santa’s Attic & Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen – Yogurt and Herbs
  • Lisa NeJame – Silver Jewelry
  • Mountain Winds Farms – Maple Products
  • DiSiena Garden Center/Greenscapes – Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers, Herbs, Natural Cleaners fertilizers & pesticides
  • Bruce Daigle – Honey
  • Gomez Veggieville – Fruits, Vegetables, Eggs
  • Ragalo Family Farms, featuring pork chops, bacon, and sausage
  • Blue Beard Hot Sauces – Artisanal Hot Sauces, flavors that are not only hot, but also complex
  • The Thoughtful Gardner – 100% soy candles
  • Keegan’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice
  • Liberty Ridge – Blueberries from July 10-31

We also have live entertainment by Mechanicville native Frank Murray. Frank has been performing at what he considers truly unique places across New York. He mixes his soulful down home music with the good vibes of the venue. Featuring elements of blues, R & B, and folk, you can expect him to perform covers from The Grateful Dead to Van Morrison, to his own originals. He is currently working on another solo album of all original material, expected to be out summer 2017. Frank’s music will also be available for sale at the market. For more information on Frank and his music, visit: facebook.com/frankmurraymusic

 

 

Toddler Summer Story Time – July 11 and 18, August 1, 8, and 15 at 1:00

Each week we will read a story and have a fun project.

July 11 – Bubble Towers
July 18 – Marble Tube Tracks
August 1 – Block Towers
August 8 – Airplanes
August 15 – Bird Feeders
 

K-5 Summer Programs: July 14, 28, and 28 and August 4, 11, and 18 at 3:00

We’ll have programs for K-5 every Friday at 3:00!

July 14 – Treat Elevators
July 21 – Cup Towers
July 28 – Catapults
August 4 – Building Birdhouses
August 11 – Build It Better Program Presented by Children’s Museum
August 18 – Wrap-Up Party

Teens and ‘Tweens Summer Programs: July 12, 19, and 26 and August 2, 9, and 16 at 6:00

We’ll have summer programs for teens and tweens every Wednesday at 6:00!

July 12 – 3-D Phone Cases
July 19 – Solar Ovens
July 26 – Cup Towers
August 2 – Hot Wheel Tracks
August 9 – Bottle Rockets
August 16 – Wrap-Up Party

Summer Lego Club – July 15, July 29, August 12 at 11:00 am

downloadCome hang out and build some masterpieces with us at Lego Club!
No registration required.

For K-5: Building Cup Towers – July 21 at 3 pm

Working in teams of two, we will use cups and craft sticks to try to create the biggest tower. We’ll talk about what designs worked, what ones didn’t, and offer a second try. No registration needed.

Come Read to Abby – July 21 at 3:30

Abby, a black lab therapy dog, will visit the Library for kids to read to her!

Introduction to Flower Therapy – July 24 at 6:30

This program is presented by Garrett Jackson, Spiritual Teacher and Medium. Flower therapy is the art of working with flowers to create a healing or manifestation. Each type of flower has their own specific vibration and purpose. This workshop will introduce participants to how flower therapy works, flowers that can be used for healing, romantic pursuits, manifesting abundance, and clear intuition, and the many different ways in which you can work with flowers in your daily life. This class includes a meditation to receive a personal message from the flower realm.

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.

Build a Better World – July 25 at 12:30 pm

Presented by the Tang Museum. Program is limited to 25 participants. Please stop by the library or call 518-664-4646 to register.

Come Meet Tri-City Valley Cats’ Southpaw – July 26 at 1:00

Come for a meet and greet and story with Tri-City Valley Cats’ mascot South Paw! Fun for all ages!

For Teens: Cup Towers – July 26 at 6 pm

Working in teams of two, we will use cups and craft sticks to create towers – the bigger, the better!

For K-5: Building Catapults – July 28 at 3 pm

We will build catapults out of craft sticks, rubber bands, and soda bottle caps. No registration needed.

For Teens: Hot Wheel Tracks – August 2 at 6:00

We will build our own hot wheel tracks and test out the most innovative designs.

For K-5: Building Bird Houses- August 4 at 3:00

We will build bird houses out of empty two-liter plastic bottles. No registration needed.

Kids’ Paint-A-Pic – August 5 at 11:00

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

Sign Language Club – August 7 at 6:30

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

For Teens: Bottle Rockets – August 9 at 6:00

We will make bottle rockets to get an understanding of chemical interactions.

Build it Better Program – August 11 at 3:00

The Children’s Museum will bring Rig-a-ma-jig and Imagination Playground parts so we can have an adventure in engineering. For grades K-5. Limited to 30 participants. Please stop by the Library or call 518-664-4646 to register.

Essential Oils Class – August 16 at 6:30

Make your own essential oils uplifting roller, presented by Laura Marchese of Young Living Essential Oils. Class size is limited to 10, so please stop by or call the Library at 664-4646 to register.

For K-5: Wrap-Up Party – August 18 at 3:00

We’ll have recognition for the Summer Reading Program, being awesome better-world-builders,  a visit from Abby the Therapy Dog, board games and PS2 games.

The Three Pigs Presented by the Puppet People – August 19 at 11:00

Come enjoy a performance of The Three Pigs presented by the Puppet People. This is also the last day to log your summer reading!

Introduction to Crystal Healing – August 28 at 6:30

This program is presented by Garrett Jackson, Spiritual Teacher and Medium. Crystals are powerful and loving friends that help create positive change in our lives. Each type of crystal has their own specific vibration and purpose. This event will introduce participants to the basics of working with crystals, and what crystals can be used for healing, romantic pursuits, manifesting abundance and clear intuition. This class includes a meditation to receive a personal message from the crystal realm.

Bringing a crystal to this event is optional but encouraged.

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.

 

New Services

Need help navigating your new Kindle and borrowing E-books? We can help!  Please call to make an appointment with Melissa at 664-4646.

Did you write a Minecraft story with Mark Cheverton? Share your stories with him here!

Calling all homeschoolers! The Mechanicville Library now offers FastForWord computer program which follows the Common Core Curriculum. This will be a ten week session with space for twenty students.  Click on the following link to check the program out; http://www.scilearnglobal.com/the-fast-forword-program/. If you are interested in enrolling your child, please contact Michelle Duell at 664-4646 or mduell@sals.edu.