Youth Services

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We won a subscription to ScienceFlixScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven resources, interactive features, and an easy to use interface for students in grades 4 through 9. Read information about science topics, watch videos, create projects, take quizzes and more.  You can also get information on creating science experiments and careers in science.  Information provided includes citations and lexile numbers. You will need a library card from the Town of Ballston Community Library (begins with 10007).

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Preschool Programs

Check below, or the Calendar page for the Winter schedule of programs! Click here to go to the Preschool Kids page.


Elementary Programs

Check below, or the Calendar page for the Fall schedule of programs!  Click here to go to the Elementary Kids page.


Tween & Teen Programs

Check below, or the Calendar page for the Fall schedule of programs!  Click here to go to the Tween & Teens Kids page.

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

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 Enjoy book discussions, trivia and raffles.

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.


Contact Us

Phone: 518-399-8174 ext. 3

Fax: 518-399-1687


Rebecca at

Deborah at

Jennifer at

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