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The Town of Ballston Community Library provides programming for all ages. All programs are free of charge. Certain programs require registration and may have age or space requirements. Registered participants must meet the age requirements for the program but siblings are always welcome.

Registering For Programs: To register for a program please stop at the Library’s circulation desk or call 399-8174 ext. 2. For our Preschool Programs you are registering for the entire session. Attendance each week is appreciated but not required.

Weather Delays: If the weather is bad, calling before you visit the Library is a good idea. When Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake cancels classes we cancel our programs. Please call ahead or check our website.

Food Allergy Alert (FAA): Please be aware a number of our programs serve refreshments or involve food. Contact Youth Services with questions before registering or attending.

You can now view our Spring Program Brochure, and also check out the Calendar page!

Preschool Programs

 

Baby Bookworms

We will share simple stories, songs and finger plays as well as activities using music and movement.For children birth to 23 months with a caregiver.Registration is required and siblings are welcome. When registering for Baby Bookworms you are signing up for the entire six week session. Attendance each week is appreciated, but not mandatory.
Tuesdays at 9:30 AM or Fridays at 9:30 AM
Spring Session I – Feb. 23rd-April 12th
Spring Session II – April 20th-May 24th

Family Story Time

Join us while we read books, sing, do finger plays and movement activities to promote early literacy.This program is designed for two and three year-olds accompanied by a caregiver. This is a drop in program and siblings are welcome.
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM or Fridays at 10:30 AM
Spring Session I – Feb. 23rd-April 12th
Spring Session II – April 20th-May 24th

Preschool Story Time

Share early literacy skills with your child at this 30 minute program which includes a craft. For children ages 3, 4, or 5 accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required and siblings are welcome.
Thursdays at 9:30 AM
Thursdays at 10:15 AM
Spring Session I – Feb. 23rd-April 12th
Spring Session II – April 20th-May 24th

Movie Magic

Families with young children (ages 2-5) can join us for a short film based on a book followed by a simple craft. Registration is required and siblings are welcome.
Mondays at 1:30 PM
Spring Session II – April 20th-May 24th

Art & Movement

Explore your world through movement and creative activities at this thirty minute program. For children ages two to five accompaiend by a caregiver. This is a drop in program and siblings are welcome.
Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
Spring Session I – Feb. 23rd-April 12th

Elementary Kids

 2,3,4 Book Club

Where kids in grades 2,3 & 4 can enjoy a theme book club with Legos! Each month enjoy reading different books of the same genre or theme, do a craft and play with Legos. Friends are welcome!  Please sign up.
Wednesday 4:00 PM
March 19th
April 9th
May 14
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Scribbles and Tales

Listen to stories and do crafts!  This is an inclusive program for children of all levels of ability in grades K-1.  Please sign up in advance.

Wednesdays 4:00 PM
March 19th
April 9th
May 14th

Clay  Date

Make a clay date with your family.  Make clay, play with clay, then take it home with you!  This program is for the whole family, from pre-school through adult.
*Registration required
Thursday April 17th
Session I – 10:30 AM

Session II – 1:30 PM

Mask Making

Learn about types of masks, and make your own.  Grades K-5.
*Registration Required

 

Contact Us

Phone: 518-399-8174 ext. 3

Fax: 518-399-1687

Email:

Rebecca at rdarling@sals.edu

Deborah at ddelamater@sals.edu

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Tweens & Teens

Burnt Hills Teen Reading Club

The Town of Ballston Community Library’s virtual book discussion group for tweens and teens, grades 6 – 12. Open to anyone who would like to join. Find us on Goodreads.com. Enjoy book discussions, trivia and raffles.

 

VolunTeens

VolunTeens are an important part of the library. Students in grades 6 – 12 have the opportunity to be VolunTeens and earn community service hours. If you’re interested in being a VolunTeen on a regular basis or just for special events throughout the school year please email Rebecca at rdarling@sals.edu.

Contact Us

Phone: 518-399-8174 ext. 3

Fax: 518-399-1687

Email:

Rebecca at rdarling@sals.edu

Deborah at ddelamater@sals.edu

Visit us on facebook!

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