Spring is almost here! Stave away cabin fever during the next few weeks by visiting us to borrow a book or movie, stop in for our fun drop-in events for kids, or attend one of our events for adults. We're here to serve you.
Did you know that the Friends of Castleton Public Library are currently seeking volunteers? Some of the Friends' current volunteer opportunities are:
Baking for the Friends' June bake sales at Music at Schodack Town Park.
Helping to create/update a Friends Facebook page, website, and database.
Calling donors to support Friends events.
Serving as a chair or co-chair to assist in planning Friends events.
Assisting during Friends events.
Helping to plan during Friends meetings.
Interested in volunteering with the Friends of CPL? Call President Theresa Scandurra at 518-466-8051 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
De-stress with some crafts! Teens in 6th-12th grades are invited to the library to get creative with craft materials such as perler beads, duct tape, and more!
Friday, March 25, 10:30 a.m.
Come play bridge with us! Geared toward beginners and players who need a refresher.
After Dinner Book Club: Interior Chinatown
Monday, April 4, 7:00 p.m.
Join us the first Monday of each month for a book discussion! April's book selection is Interior Chinatown: A Novel by Charles Yu. Books available at the front desk.
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!
Digital Library Resources
Check Out Our Virtual Storytime Episodes!
Did you know that we have a playlist of Virtual Storytime episodes that you can watch anytime? All episodes are created by Miss Joelle, our Youth Services Librarian.
Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with us, on your schedule!
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 email@example.com for more information.
WiFi Inside & Outside Our Building
Our WiFi is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can access the public WiFi 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!