Germantown Library will be closed today, Saturday January 24th due to snow and poor road conditions.

New Part Time Library Clerk Needed

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Germantown Library Seeks Program Coordinator

The Germantown Library is seeking a part-time dynamic, multi-tasking Program Coordinator to develop and manage adult and children’s programs.  The Coordinator is responsible for recruiting appropriate speakers to conduct programs; find authors and guest lecturers for talks; develop ideas for study groups;   performers for crafts, music performances, and story hour.

The Program Coordinator will also develop and oversee the NYS Summer Reading Program.

Hours are flexible and expected to be approximately 6-10 hours per week with some hours spent on-site.

Send cover letter with resume and references to the germantownlibrary@valstar.net or mail to Germantown Library; attn: Lynn Place/Director; 31 Palatine Park Road, Germantown, NY 12526.

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COLOR For Residential Interiors Talk with Amy Krane, Sunday January 25th 2 p.m.

color talk jpegReservations are encouraged but not required.  Call the library for more information.

Add a Favorite Book title to our Book Jar

book jar“A Book Jar is where you write down titles of books you want to read on little slips of paper and put them in a jar.  Then you pick one out randomly to decide what to read next…”

Here is the Germantown Book Jar for our patrons.  Write down a title of a book that you loved, found interesting, were inspired or moved by, and put it in the book jar.

Share with other patrons for good reads through the long winter.

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eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

tumblebooksTumbleBooks are electronic versions of kids’ favorite picture books with added animation, sound, music and narration.

Learn a language fast!

mango_learn Looking for fun, interactive language lessons? Over 45 foreign languages (Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Irish & more) & 15 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses available.