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The Library offers stand alone as well as recurring programs. Programs held on a regular basis are listed below. For a complete list of our upcoming programs, please check out our events calendar, newsletter, and social media. Some library programs may require pre-registration. To pre-register call the Library at 518-725-2819 or register online: Visit our events calendar. Find the date and day of the workshop you are interested in, click on 'Register' and fill out the form. (An email address is required.)

Recurring Programs
Creative Crafters

A monthly crafting program for ages 5+. Dress for a mess and join the fun! Held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-6:30 PM. No registration required.

Club Baby

A group designed to foster early language development, with time for kids to play and caregivers to socialize. Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 10 AM. No registration required. For ages birth-24 months.

DIY Crafternoons

Our space for tweens to unleash their creativity, join us every 2nd Wednesday at 3:30pm to make crafts together in our Youth Services Activity room! Alternating between an organized craft everyone learns together, and access to our craft supplies to make something entirely your own. No registration required. For ages 8-12.

Dress Up Story Time

We're using our imaginations during special Dress Up Days at Story Time once each month. We'll have a guest reader(s) dressed as a favorite character join us to share stories and spark imaginations. Dressing up isn't required for attendees, but encouraged! Held on the 4th Thursdays of each month at 10:30 AM. No registration required.

Homeschool Lunch Hour

Local homeschool students are invited to bring their lunch for an hour of socializing with other area homeschoolers, while enjoying games and activities. No registration required. Every Friday from 12:30-1:00 PM. For ages 5-12.

Summer Reading

Sign ups for our Summer Reading Program begin in June and go until August. Stay tuned for more information for 2024 Summer Reading!

Super Chefs

A children's cooking class that focuses on learning basic cooking skills and creating fun and simple dishes. Every other month on the 2nd Tuesday from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Registration required. Ages 7-12.

Weekly Story Time

Includes a craft or activity related to the week's story. Every Thursday at 10:30 AM. No registration required. For children of all ages!

Note: If GESD is closed or on a two hour delay, Story Time will be cancelled.

Virtual Story Time

A monthly, virtual Story Time presented via Facebook. Every 2nd Saturday at 10:30 AM. No registration required. For children of all ages!