Capital District Genealogy Society
Saturday, Feb. 22
Remember that gravestone that was so dirty that you could not read it or the one that was tipped over? What can you do? What should you do? Discover what that “dirt” is and the proper methods for conserving gravestones.
Determine why a gravestone is in its present condition and learn what to do and what not to do so that you help preserve gravestones for the next generation.
Presented by Christopher White, genealogist, historian, and gravestone conservator.
The program begins at 1 p.m.
Free Movie Monday: “The Farewell”
Monday, Feb. 24
Enjoy a free flick on the big screen in the Stedman Room. In this comedy/drama, a headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Billi struggles with her family’s decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they all stage an impromptu wedding to see grandma one last time.
Rated: PG, Run time: 1 hr 40 min. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314.
Show times are 1 p.m. or 6 p.m.
Cookbook Club: Chili
Tuesday, Feb. 27
What better way to celebrate National Chili Day during the cold winter months? Bring in your favorite chili dish to share at cookbook club. If you’re looking for cooking inspiration stop at the Information Desk to view our cookbook collection. Please bring serving utensils. Registration is required: online or call 518-810-0314.
Program begins at 6 p.m.
A Look Ahead: March Bingo Challenge
Feeling cooped up this winter? Our second annual March Bingo Challenge for adults 18+ is just around the corner, to help bust your cabin fever and inspire you with a host of wellness events, reading activities, and fun classes.
Compete for great prizes sponsored by the Friends of the Library, learn about everything the library has to offer, experiment with your creativity, and make new connections via shared experiences in the library – there’s all kinds of ways to participate and earn raffle tickets! Stop by the Information Desk starting Tuesday, Feb. 25 to register and pick up your Bingo Packet, or register online at: libr.info/MBC2020.