Library Card Sign Up Month

Stop in during the month of September to sign up for your/your child’s first library card!

All children who get their first library card in the month of September will be entered to win a $20 gift card to Oblong Books and Music. There will be 2 winners.

Children aged newborn – 18 years may get their library cards!
Parental signature will be needed on application.

Library card applications can be picked up at the front desk anytime we’re open.
Please bring proof of local address with you.

You can also sign up for a library card online by clicking here

Only library cards issued to NorthEast-Millerton Library card holders   
will be eligible for the raffle.

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Danny Sings About Everything: Live Children’s Music

We are so lucky to be able to present Danny Tieger!

Please RSVP at this link for the Zoom link:

New live shows will premiere every other Thursday on YouTube. Go to to access shows.

No RSVP necessary

This series is in collaboration with the Scoville Memorial Library and Starr Library/

Danny Tieger is an author, songwriter, and performer who specializes in making never-before-thought-of-things come to life.

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The Great Give Back 2020: Food Drive

Libraries across the state want to give their patrons a chance to give back to the community. This year, we will be collecting donations for the Millerton Presbyterian Church’s food pantry and for the Library’s Little Free Grocery Program.

The actual day of The Great Give Back is October 17th, but we will be collecting donations starting on October 1st and until October 31st.

We are accepting the following items:

Breakfast items: cereal, instant oatmeal, graham crackers, granola bars
Entrees: macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, jelly/jam, canned tuna fish, canned soup/stew
Juice boxes (100% juice)
Canned vegetables
Snack foods: microwaveable popcorn, individual packages of cookies, crackers and puddings.
Pet products (cat and dog food, cat litter)
Hygiene products (shampoo, body wash, soap, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products)
Toilet paper
Please be sure that all food items donated are not expired and that they are sealed. Expired or open containers will not be accepted.

Feel like shopping from home? Our Amazon Shopping List is up and running!

Donations CANNOT be used to pay fees for lost or damaged items or library fines.

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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week (September 27 – October 3, 2020) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. 

Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. It brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted for removal or restriction in libraries and schools. By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. Click here for more information.

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Virtual Children’s Halloween Costume Concert

Friday, October 30th from 9:30 – 10:15 am

Start off the Halloween weekend with a costume concert with Fellowship of the Books and Danny Tieger!

Dress up for the festivities and put on your dancing shoes.  

Danny will croon creepy/funny Halloween-y songs for kids 0-8.

Wear your costumes and show yourself off. 

Link will be shared on our website and in the newsletter the week of the event.

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Move and Groove Mondays!

for the Zoom Link

Hotchkiss student Katerina encourages her students to share their ideas, to request music they like, to express movement preferences, etc. She mixes traditional dance styles (ballet, jazz) with free movement and asks her students to add their own choreography to create sequences which the whole class then dances.

Space for your child to move freely

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Socially Distant Trick or Treating

Lots of treats! Maybe a few tricks??

The NorthEast-Millerton Library and the North East Community Center are teaming up to offer books, candy and stickers to trick-or-treaters!

Find teens from the NECC Teen Team program  around the village from 5:30-7:30pm.

See you there! 
Text Meredith at 518-407-7279 for more info 

All social distancing and COVID protocols will be strictly observed.

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Picture Book Month

Picture Book Month is an initiative that celebrates the print picture book.  There’s nothing like being able to turn the page of a beautifully crafted picture book.

For this year’s celebration of Picture Book Month, we have put together reading lists of books for you and your family to enjoy!  Click here to access them:

Read.  Share.  Celebrate!

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Pre-Recorded Storytimes with Miss Kristin

Can’t make story time?  No problem!  Each week, we’ll share the stories we read during our live story time programs.  Watch them when you want, however many times you would like!

December 1st:

I Know Numbers by Taro Gomi

Click here to access story

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