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Celebrate October’s Global Diversity Awareness Month by accepting the “Read/Watch Around The World Challenge”

Perhaps you’ve settled into reading a certain type of book or mostly books by certain authors. Maybe you or your children are only watching certain kinds of DVDs. This gives you a chance to break out of that comfortable reading or watching rut and venture into new horizons.

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Are you ready for the unexpected?

National Preparedness Month (NPM) is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. 

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Celebrate 30 years of the Rensselaer Library with your artwork

This November the Rensselaer Library will be celebrating it’s 30th Birthday!

We are asking local artists of all ages and skill levels to help celebrate this momentous occasion by creating a piece of artwork that will be displayed in the month of November through mid-December.

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