Summer reading programs
This Summer, we’re celebrating “A Universe of Stories” library-wide, with summer reading programs and prizes for all ages. Signups begin June 25 at our Youth, Teen, and Adult Information desks, or visit our website to create your online logging account, or browse our library calendar to peruse detailed event descriptions. With Prizes and fun for every kind of reader or library user (not just print book readers,) you’ll find lots of ways to participate.
Learn all about Summer Reading at libr.info/srp
Tuesday, July 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Start your summer at our Kick-Off Festival. Enjoy face painters, balloon artists, a bounce house, an inflatable obstacle course, refreshments, and carnival games. Pizza will be available to purchase, and, you can sign up for summer reading while you’re here. Free and fun for families of all ages. Please check our website and Facebook page for rainy day updates. (Rain date Wednesday, July 3.)
The library will be closed Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Lunch at the Crossings
In conjunction with the Regional Food Bank, the Colonie Library Youth Services Team is serving free lunches to kids this summer at The Crossings park. Enjoy an afternoon picnic near the gazebo with us, any time between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, rain or shine. Available to children up to age 18 years starting Monday, July 8 through Thursday, Aug. 15.