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What's Happening at the Town of Ballston Community Library

Friday, March 8th, 2019

With Winter weather already upon us, patrons are encouraged to call the Library any day they are unsure if the Library is open. Library materials can be renewed online,, or over the phone, 518-399-8174 ext. 2, if the Library is open. Fines will not be accessed for weather closures. The Library's website, Facebook, and phone message will all give the status of the Library.
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Keeping Your Brain Sharp with Sheryl Kaplan

Every day brings exciting new findings in brain research. We now know that the brain is “plastic” and that we all have the capacity to re-wire brain circuits and to grow new neurons throughout the lifespan. Today Sheryl will speak about ways you can take care of your brain (have a brain-healthy lifestyle) and some simple strategies to improve our ability to learn and remember new things.

Sheryl Kaplan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Credentialed Prevention Professional with over 30 years of experience providing individual, family and group counseling for children, adolescents and adults. Ms. Kaplan was a school social worker employed by Capital Region BOCES for more than 26 years. During that time, she worked as a Student Assistance Counselor and Prevention Program Provider in elementary, middle and high schools across the Capital District. Ms. Kaplan is now a full time trainer and consultant who specializes in the application of brain-based research for social work and related professions.

**Program in honor of Asa Kaplan**

*Registration Requested
Monday, March 11th - 1:00pm

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Relax at the Library

Learn & Play at the Library!

The combined Youth Adult Winter brochure is displayed below. Click on a page to bring you the the Library's Event Calendar to view or register for programs!

**If you have had trouble in the past reading the brochure below, please click on the brochure and it will open in a new window.**

Calling all artists & collectors!

Got a unique or cool collection hanging around your home? We have a great display case to show off your collection. All collections are displayed for one month. We currently have some openings. Please email to reserve one of the available months!