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Staff Training

2023-03-29 13:30:00 2023-03-29 15:00:00 America/New_York Staff Training Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library -

Wednesday, March 29
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-29 13:30:00 2023-03-29 15:00:00 America/New_York Staff Training Empowering Library Practice Through Effective Boundary Setting: An Overview Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library -

Empowering Library Practice Through Effective Boundary Setting: An Overview

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Staff |

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Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Phone: 518-371-8622
Library Director
Alex Gutelius

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27 due to Memorial Day
Mon, May 27 Closed
(Memorial Day)
Tue, May 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library provides a wide range of materials, programs, and services to the residents of Clifton Park and Halfmoon. We are a member of the Southern Adirondack Library System. Our mission is to nurture and foster community connections by providing the space and resources for patrons to be educated, entertained, and enriched. Our vision is to be at the heart of our community. The go-to place to meet, learn, and do. 

Upcoming events

Thu, May 30, 9:30am - 10:30am
- Zoom
Classes will cover... more
Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Gallery Space
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Thu, May 30, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Go beyond sending and receiving... more
Go beyond sending and receiving with this hands-on workshop about Gmail features!
Registration is now closed

Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Join us for an afternoon of... more
Join us for an afternoon of fandom fun at the Library! We will be watching anime and talking about our favorite manga series and anime shows. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a friend!

Sat, Jun 01, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library,Reading Garden
Visit the Reading Garden or the... more
Visit the Reading Garden or the Children's Library anytime during the month of June. Count the number of Tad images that you see!

Sat, Jun 01, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
Visit the Teen Place anytime... more
Visit the Teen Place anytime during the months of June and July for a fun scavenger hunt featuring profiles of New York State Parks.

Sun, Jun 02, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
Turn an old map into something... more
Turn an old map into something new and fun! Work on this craft when you visit the Teen Place.

Sun, Jun 02, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Stop by the Children's Library... more
Stop by the Children's Library and use supplies on "The Very Hungry Carterpillar" to make a puppet of a frog--like our library mascot, Tad! While supplies last.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Don't let your smartphone's... more
Don't let your smartphone's settings stump you! Learn the basics in this hands-on workshop.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Enjoy a range of talks from... more
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. This week, Matt Shindell will discuss For the Love of Mars: A Human History of the Red Planet.
Register

Mon, Jun 03, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn to use Google Photos, the... more
Learn to use Google Photos, the popular photo sharing and cloud storage platform, to back-up your photos and create albums.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
Finance Committee Meeting

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Help us plan for the future!... more
Help us plan for the future! Join us for a community discussion and share your ideas about how the Library can best provide services for the next five years. Light refreshments will be provided.

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
Policy Committee Meeting

Tue, Jun 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Jun 04, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
Learn how maintaining both... more
Learn how maintaining both heart and brain health while planning for your golden years can prepare you for a brighter future.
Register

Tue, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Reading Garden
Join us in the Reading Garden... more
Join us in the Reading Garden for an outside story time. After the stories we will create a mural on the front walkway using sidewalk chalk.

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
In this four-week series, we... more
In this four-week series, we will delve into the importance of description in fiction. Participants will learn to create down-to-Earth, crisp and meaningful description. Presented by Dianne Majzoub.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - YS Virtual Room
Get comfy in your favorite PJs,... more
Get comfy in your favorite PJs, grab a blanket, and tune in for a special story time with Miss Chrissie!

Wed, Jun 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Whether it’s in a notebook,... more
Whether it’s in a notebook, blog, or sketchpad, journaling can help you lead a whole and fulfilling life, as well as be a way to keep track of goals, your life activities, and dreams.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Classes will focus on grammar... more
Classes will focus on grammar and will incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Jun 06, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Main Floor
Join us in supporting the... more
Join us in supporting the Saratoga County Animal Shelter with a donation drive at the Library! Items can be dropped off June 6-8.

Thu, Jun 06, 9:30am - 10:30am
- Zoom
Classes will cover... more
Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Join us for stories and songs,... more
Join us for stories and songs, and learn a new language while nurturing your child's love of reading! Stories will be read in both Spanish and English.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Local History Room
Lisa Dougherty, a skilled... more
Lisa Dougherty, a skilled genealogical researcher, will help you with your questions, roadblocks, and other stumpers.

Thu, Jun 06, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Do you have too many emails in... more
Do you have too many emails in your Google or Outlook inbox? Learn techniques to clean out and manage your email in this combined webinar viewing and workshop.

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for only one 15-minute appointment.
This event is full

Canceled
Thu, Jun 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Relax, hangout, and play... more
Relax, hangout, and play Nintendo Switch games with your friends! Gaming equipment will be provided.

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Apply to be a summer volunteer... more
Apply to be a summer volunteer at the Library! We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic high school students who are interested in working with children.

Fri, Jun 07, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Main Floor
Join us in supporting the... more
Join us in supporting the Saratoga County Animal Shelter with a donation drive at the Library! Items can be dropped off June 6-8.

Fri, Jun 07, 9:30am - 10:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Experience upbeat, one-on-one... more
Experience upbeat, one-on-one time with your new walker. Share independent movement activities, interactive rhymes, songs, and stories. Optional playtime follows. No siblings (except twins) please.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
HVAC Walkthrough

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Calling all babies! A special... more
Calling all babies! A special time just for non-walking infants. Join us for stories, rhymes, and games at the Library.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Get ready for the Belmont... more
Get ready for the Belmont Stakes with a presentation from one of the nation’s premier sports museums and halls of fame, located just a short drive away in Saratoga Springs.

Fri, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn how to use library... more
Learn how to use library resources to access free newspaper articles from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Daily Gazette, NY Post, and more!

Sat, Jun 08, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library,Reading Garden
Visit the Reading Garden or the... more
Visit the Reading Garden or the Children's Library anytime during the month of June. Count the number of Tad images that you see!

Sat, Jun 08, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Main Floor
Join us in supporting the... more
Join us in supporting the Saratoga County Animal Shelter with a donation drive at the Library! Items can be dropped off June 6-8.

Sat, Jun 08, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Ask Desk
Take home instructions and... more
Take home instructions and supplies to make your own clay cat coasters. Pick up materials June 8-14 at the Ask Desk. Registration using your library card number is required.
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 08, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
Turn an old map into something... more
Turn an old map into something new and fun! Work on this craft when you visit the Teen Place.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Join us for a cat adoption... more
Join us for a cat adoption event! The Saratoga County Animal Shelter is bringing adoptable cats in their mobile cat trailer. Meet the cats and bring home a new family member!

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of cats and reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Interested in volunteering with... more
Interested in volunteering with cats and dogs? Join the Saratoga County Animal Shelter to hear about opportunities for everyone ages 12+ up!

Sun, Jun 09, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Stop by the Children's Library... more
Stop by the Children's Library and use supplies on "The Very Hungry Carterpillar" to make a puppet of a frog--like our library mascot, Tad! While supplies last.

Sun, Jun 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Are you thinking about learning... more
Are you thinking about learning to play a musical instrument? Join students from Shenendehowa High School as they share information and show us different types of instruments.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Come learn about some essential... more
Come learn about some essential internet privacy tips!

Tue, Jun 11, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:45am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Nurture your toddler's love of... more
Nurture your toddler's love of reading with stories, songs, and playtime!

Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Join us as we read about and... more
Join us as we read about and discuss famous--and not so famous--dogs and cats in literature! This month's book is Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. A fun craft will be included.

Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
Join us for an... more
Join us for an ability-inclusive book club. We'll read books in the Tales from Deckawoo Drive series by Kate DiCamillo, play games, and make crafts.

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
In this four-week series, we... more
In this four-week series, we will delve into the importance of description in fiction. Participants will learn to create down-to-Earth, crisp and meaningful description. Presented by Dianne Majzoub.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
- MochaLisa's Caffe
Join us at MochaLisa's Caffe in... more
Join us at MochaLisa's Caffe in Clifton Park for our new book group.

Wed, Jun 12, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
De-stress and pet a therapy... more
De-stress and pet a therapy dog! Drop by the 2nd Floor Reading Area to hang out with a furry friend! Come alone or with a friend. For adults only.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
Informal gathering of those... more
Informal gathering of those interested in quilting. Share projects and get inspired by other quilters! All levels of quilters are welcome.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Whether you’re writing a book... more
Whether you’re writing a book to self-publish or would like to get a literary agent to present your book to a publisher, this webinar will provide valuable resources you can use to ensure success.
Register

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Classes will focus on grammar... more
Classes will focus on grammar and will incorporate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Jun 13, All day
Clifton Park & Halfmoon Town Parks & Trails - Clifton Park & Halfmoon Town Parks & Trails
Search for the Library's... more
Search for the Library's geocaches in town parks and trails. Find them all and enter into a raffle drawing.

Thu, Jun 13, 9:30am - 10:30am
- Zoom
Classes will cover... more
Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
We're teaming up with... more
We're teaming up with Inclusible to offer game playing events for adults of all ages and abilities. Drop in and play a game with us!

Thu, Jun 13, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Google Docs is an online word... more
Google Docs is an online word processor included as part of the free, web-based Google Docs Editors suite.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Explore three states of matter... more
Explore three states of matter using common kitchen ingredients. Conduct experiments showing physical and chemical reactions and make your own slime! Presented by The Children's Museum of Saratoga.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
De-stress and pet a therapy... more
De-stress and pet a therapy dog! Drop by the Teen Place to hang out with our furry friend, Bode! Come alone or with a friend. For teens in grades 6-12 only. No siblings, please.

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Apply to be a summer volunteer... more
Apply to be a summer volunteer at the Library! We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic high school students who are interested in working with children.

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
A violin prodigy and his father... more
A violin prodigy and his father travel to Beijing, where the father seeks the means to his son's success while the son struggles to accept the path laid before him.

Thu, Jun 13, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Enjoy a range of talks from... more
Enjoy a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. This week, Freida McFadden will discuss her psychological thrillers.
Register

Fri, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn how to use library... more
Learn how to use library resources to access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, TV shows, magazines, and comics.

Fri, Jun 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Join us for an afternoon of... more
Join us for an afternoon of fandom fun at the Library! We will be watching anime and talking about our favorite manga series and anime shows. Light refreshments will be served.