Summer is in full swing at CPL! Have you signed up for our Summer Reading Club yet? Our program is inclusive of all ages -- including babies/toddlers, preschoolers, kids, teens, and adults. Join the fun and enter to win a number of great raffle prizes. You can sign up all summer long either in the library or online!
A complete listing of our July events and take-home kits is below -- or you can check out our Summer Reading Program guide for a full list of our events and take-home kits through the end of the summer.
July meeting of CPL’s Board of Trustees. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, July 20, 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a 45-minute yoga session with instructor Rachel Toolan. Held outdoors. Bring your own mat. All skill levels welcome. Ages 12 & up.
Afternoon Book Club: The Second Mrs. Hockaday
Wednesday, July 21, 1:00 p.m.
Join us for an outdoor book discussion for adults! We’ll discuss The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers. Books available for checkout starting 4 weeks prior to the discussion date. Registration recommended. Email email@example.com or call 518-732-0879 to register.
CPL at the Castleton-on-Hudson Farmers and Artisans Market
Friday, July 30, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Come visit our table at the Farmers Market!
Storytime on the Lawn
Saturday, July 31, 11:00 a.m.
Join Miss Joelle for a special outdoor storytime with stories, songs, and rhymes! Please bring your own blanket for your family to sit on.
Friends of CPL Bottle & Can Drive
This fundraiser is ongoing!
Location: 6 Center Redemption, 550 South St., Rensselaer, NY 12144
This fundraiser is super-simple -- when you take your returnable bottles & cans to 6 Center Redemption, let them know that you’d like to donate to the Friends of Castleton Public Library.
Please do not bring bottle & can donations to the library. Thanks for your support!
Prerecorded Online Events
Virtual Storytime with Miss Joelle
New episode posted every Wednesday - July 7, 14, 21, 28.
Join Miss Joelle for a story and rhymes/songs that you can participate in at home! A new storytime video is posted every Wednesday. All videos are available on-demand to fit your schedule. The complete Virtual Storytime playlist can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/CPL-storytime
Through December 2021, you can use Ancestry Library Edition from the comfort of your home! All you need is your library card. Click here to get started.
Borrow a WiFi Hotspot
Did you know that we loan WiFi hotspots? They can be borrowed for 14 days -- all you need is your library card! Hotspots are available on a first-come, first-served basis and can only be checked out and returned at CPL. Call 518-732-0879 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
WiFi Inside and Outside of Our Building
Our WiFi is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can access the public WiFi inside, on the front lawn, or alongside the building on Stimpson Avenue (the signal is strongest near the front of the building). Just look for the network called "Castleton Public Library." There's no password to connect!