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Hoopla Now Available at the New Lebanon Library

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The New Lebanon Library is now subscribed to Hoopla. Follow this link: https://www.hoopladigital.com/ and set up your account with your library card! Your limit is 4 checkouts a month, but you do have the ability to temporarily download items you check out when you want to watch later–and there’s an app for that!. There’s a little something for everyone!
hoopla is a digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. They have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

 

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Rensselaer County to Distribute Cloth Face Masks to Residents, Apr 29

Rensselaer County will distribute free cloth face masks to county residents this Wednesday (April 29) as part of efforts to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The free masks will be available at the following five locations from 4pm to 6 pm:

  • County Government Center, 1600 7th Ave., downtown Troy
  • Schodack Town Hall, 265 Schuurman Road, Schodack (address for GPS is 265 Schuurman Road, Castleton, NY 12033)
  • Schaghticoke Town Hall, 290 Northline Drive, Schaghticoke (address for GPS is 290 Northline Drive, Melrose, NY 12121)
  • North Hoosick Fire Department, 22106 NY Route 22, North Hoosick
  • Stephentown Fire Department Fire Hall, 35 Grange Hall Road, Stephentown

At all locations, motorists will be asked to pull their vehicles into the parking area. A package of masks will be handed through the window. Residents should bring a driver’s license as proof of county residence.

 

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Free Reads via Amazon Prime and Barnes & Noble

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Check out some free reads from Amazon Prime and Barnes & Noble.

Amazon Prime subscribers can get 67 Star Wars comics for free. They’re all Kindle editions, so you will need the corresponding Kindle app or PC viewer.

Barnes & Noble has free ebooks for kids. They can be accessed via the Nook Reading App, which is available for Android, iOS and Windows.

DATE/TIME: Sunday, April 19, 2020

 

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Trick or Treat in the Park at Art Omi, Oct 26

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Join Art Omi for a free afternoon of Halloween fun on Saturday, October 26. Come in costume and enjoy cider, hayrides, crafting, and—of course—candy! Omi will provide art-making, and a candy hunt amongst the sculptures. Come in your favorite costume, craft your own treat bag, and enjoy cider, popcorn and fresh apples in the park.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, October 26, 2019 / 1 – 4pm

COST:
Free

LOCATION:
Omi International Arts Center – Sculpture & Architecture Park
1405 County Route 22
Ghent, NY 12075

MORE:
ArtOmi.org.
FaceBook/Art-Omi
instagram.com/art_omi

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Love Apple Farm Under the Tent Music Series: Alex P. & the Shoestring Revue, Aug 11

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The Love Apple Farm Summer Music Series continues with two more performances this month. Up next is Alex P. & the Shoestring Revue on August 11, and The Wild Weeeds will close out the series on August 25. The Farm’s music series, which began in June, gives visitors an opportunity to hear some of the best live local musicians of the Hudson Valley.

Performances take place on the lovely grounds under the tent, so you can enjoy all the sights and sounds that Love Apple has to offer. In addition to the farm, Love Apple also has a store, petting zoo and gallery space.

DATE/TIME:
Alex P. & the Shoestring Revue: Sunday, August 11, 2019 / 1 – 4pm
The Wild Weeeds: Sunday, August 25, 2019 / 1 – 4pm

Love Apple Farm is open daily year round from 8 – 6pm

ADMISSION:
Free

LOCATION:
1421 New York 9H
Ghent NY, 12075

MORE:
loveapplefarm.com
facebook.com/LoveAppleFarmNY

 

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