Ballston Reader

What's Happening at the Town of Ballston Community Library

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

See the job description below and de. Please submit a resume and application either in person, or electronically to jrichard@sals.edu. Applications will be accepted until job is filled.

Programs in local parks:

Many of our programs this summer will take place outside in local parks. Both the Town of Ballston, and Town of Charlton have both graciously agreed to allow the Library to do programming in their parks.
**If the weather is questionable, please call the Library, or check the Library Facebook page to confirm that a program is happening as scheduled!**


Jenkins Park in the Town of Ballston, is located on Jenkins Road.


Elmer Smith Park in the Town of Charlton, is located on Crawford Drive.
(May appear as a Ballston Lake address in Google Maps/GPS)


Also, don't forget about the StoryWalk in Anchor Diamond Park! Anchor Diamond Park is located at 1-17 Middleline Rd, Ballston Lake 12019 (just off Route 50).

Preschool & Elementary Age

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5th & 6th Grade Book Club

This book club is for children in grades 5th and 6th. Each month we will read and discuss a different fiction book and do a fun craft to go along with our theme!

For the month of September we will be reading "Treasure Hunters #1" by James Patterson.

This book club will be held on Zoom and a link will be sent a day prior to the book club meeting online. Copies of the the book will be held at the Circulation desk and can be checked out. When you pick up your book, you will also get a craft bag that will be used during our Book Club meeting on Zoom.

Tuesday, September 28th - 4:30pm

Please contact Miss Alyssa if you have any questions!

Teen & Tween Programs!

NEW - Graphic Novel Book Club


The Graphic Novel Book Club is a new book club for teens in grades 7-12. Each month we will read and discuss a different graphic novel and work on planning or creating our own graphic novel as a group project.

For the month of September we will be reading "Amulet, Book 1: The Stonekeeper" by Kazu Kibuishi.

This book club will be held on Zoom and a link will be sent a day prior to the book club meeting online. Copies of the graphic novel will be held at the Circulation desk and can be checked out.

Please contact Miss Alyssa if you have any questions!


Sign up online at https://tbcl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=7198&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2021/09/01

Digital Content & Book Page

Check out BookPage for reviews and more!

Hoopla

Do you have a Hoopla account? It is free. Sign up at https://www.hoopladigital.com/


Hoopla offers movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics & TV shows!

OverDrive & Libby

https://salon.overdrive.com/


Don't forget! Libby is an app that accesses the same content as OverDrive! Download Libby the same way you download other apps on your device of choice!

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