Published On: Thu, Jul 9th, 2020

Upcoming Events at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library July 20-26

The following programs will be offered virtually during the week of July 20-26. Our digital resources can be accessed anytime by visiting our website: www.cphlibrary.org.

Upcoming Events at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Page Turners Adventures: Imagine Your Adventure Story—July 20-24
Preschoolers through middleschoolers are invited to join the Page Turners this week for an Indiana Jones-style adventure including crafts, performances, a trip to Easter Island, and more! Tune in all summer long for exciting new adventures! A valid Facebook account is required. Visit our Events Calendar for details and to sign up.

Become a Digital Grandparent—Monday, July 20 at 1 pm
Learn about long distance technology used to stay in touch with grandchildren and others. This online program uses the Zoom live streaming platform. It will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access. Please provide a valid email address when registering to receive the Zoom meeting invite.

Photo Editing Techniques Using Mac Software—Monday, July 20 at 7 pm
Hands on photo editing techniques – cropping, layers, and other techniques shown on Mac photo editing software. The techniques can also be used on Windows programs. Instructor: Dan Kittay. This online program uses the Zoom live streaming platform. It will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access. Please provide a valid email address when registering to receive the Zoom meeting invite.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting—Monday, July 20 at 7:15 pm
The Library Board Meeting will be held by video conference and can be viewed on our YouTube channel: youtube.com/user/cphpubliclibrary.

Book-a-Librarian!—Tuesday, July 21 at 10 am
One-on-one tech help appointment by phone. Get help downloading ebooks & audiobooks from home. Registration required.

Inspiration Place—Tuesday, July 21 at 6 pm
Bring your best home craft supplies! Upcycle items such as jars, shoe boxes, ribbons, paper, shells, frames, & flower pots. All are welcome to share their inspiration and own home craft projects! This online program uses the Zoom live streaming platform. It will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access. Please provide a valid email address when registering to receive the Zoom meeting invite.

Recycled Art—Wednesday, July 22
Artist Tarryn Rainis will demonstrate how to create art using recycled materials! For teens in grades 6-12. You can view this program on our You Tube channel: youtube.com/user/cphpubliclibrary.

Podcast Club—Wednesday, July 22 at 6:30 pm
Like a book club, but for podcasts! Listen to these podcasts in advance and join us to discuss: This American Life, Ep. 704; Good Life Project, Ep. 621; Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, Ep. 60. Visit our Events Calendar for more details, to access these podcasts, and to register. This online program uses the Zoom live streaming platform and will require access to a computer, mobile device with the Zoom app installed, and/or a phone for audio-only access.

Fabric & Fiber Inventions—Thursday, July 23
Turn crafts and recycled materials into fun wearables, decorations, and more! Use what you’ve learned to try a design challenge at home, using everyday materials! Teens in grades 6-12 can view this program on our You Tube channel: youtube.com/user/cphpubliclibrary.

Teen LEGO Challenge—Friday, July 24
Check out our Teen Instagram account, @cphlibteens, for a new LEGO challenge to create at home! Submit pictures of your creation to be entered to win an awesome prize!

Scratch Art—Friday, July 24
Create your own characters and backgrounds in Scratch. All ages are invited to watch this program on our You Tube channel: youtube.com/user/cphpubliclibrary.

Family Yoga with Miss Rita—Saturday, July 25
Enjoy practicing yoga together in this playful family yoga and mindfulness class. The whole family can participate! Watch this program on our You Tube channel: youtube.com/user/cphpubliclibrary.

Library Pen Pal—through July 31
There’s still time to be our Pen Pal! Introduce your child to the art of handwritten letters and write a letter to the Library. In return, your child will receive a handwritten, personalized note and a sticker from a library friend.

Summer Reading Club Challenge!
Readers of all ages can participate in this summer’s reading challenges at the Library. Challenge cards for kids, teens, and adults can be found on the Library’s website and printed at home or picked up at the Library. Read, keep track, participate in activities, and redeem for prizes. Visit our website for more information: www.cphlibrary.org/summer-reading-challenge/

Library Hours and Live Reference Help—Updated hours
The Library building is now open to the public, with limited service. Please visit our website for more details. Patrons can call the Library at 518-371-8622 or email us at cphreference@sals.edu and we will respond to your questions during the new building hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 am to 3 pm and Tuesday, Thursday from 1 to 7 pm.

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