Monday & Wednesday 11-8; Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 11-6, Saturday 11-3* Phone: 518-664-4646 * Fax: 518-664-8641

New Museum Pass Available for Mechanicville Residents

A new, enhanced museum passes is available to residents in the Mechanicville School District for a three-day checkout!

Each Museum will have their own policies, but many include free or reduced admission. Please feel free to come to us with any questions.

This pass is accepted at more than twenty museums in New York State, including the Albany Institute of History & Art, SUNY Poly Children’s Museum of Science and Technology in Troy, The Hyde Collection and the World Awareness Children’s Museum, both in Glens Falls, miSci in Schenectady, National Museum of Dance and Saratoga Automobile Museum, both in Saratoga Springs, and many others!

Basket Raffle

The Friends of the Mechanicville District Public Library are holding a raffle of ten gift baskets featuring Longaberger Mugs and Baskets. Tickets are $1.00 each or six for $5.00. Drawing will be held on April 22.

Pet Food for Fines – April 17-21

The Mechanicville Library will accept a pet 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. Even if you do not have fines, you are still encouraged to donate.

Drop-In Crafts for Kids – April 17-21, All Day

Stop in any time during the week for a fun make and take kid’s craft project.

Babysitter Training Class – April 21 at 12 pm

The Mechanicville District Public Library will be offering a Babysitter Training Class on Friday, April 21 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. This class is presented by the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Emergency Corps. Babysitter Lessons And Safety Training (BLAST) is an American Academy of Pediatrics accredited program. The class is exciting and interactive and provides extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare.

Our instructor teaches students:

  • Child care fundamentals
  • Basic First Aid
  • Age Appropriate Activities

Class size is limited to 15 students and fills up fast! To sign up, please stop by or call the Mechanicville District Public Library at 518-664-4646.

Cat Adoption Clinic – April 22, 11-2

The library will host a cat adoption clinic, put on by the Saratoga County Animal Shelter. All the cats available for adoption have been spayed or neutered and have received all their shots.  The adoption fee for cats is $50, plus $12 for rabies vaccination and $15 for FeLV/FIV test, for a total cost of $77.00 For kittens under 12 weeks, the adoption fee is $50. To see cats that are currently available for adoption, click here.

Come pick out a fur ball of your own to bring home and love!

Denison Farm CSA Informational Meeting – April 24 at 6 pm

Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a unique collaboration connecting people to a local farm and farmer. When you become a CSA member, you agree to support the costs of running the farm in exchange for a share of the harvest. By contributing a membership fee in advance, you become a partner with the farmer in sharing some of the risk as well as the bounty of agricultural production. Come learn more about this terrific way to support local agriculture. In the meantime, click here to learn more about Denison Farm.