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Ongoing Programs

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, programs listed here may not be available at this time. For the best list of upcoming library programs, please visit our Events calendar.

STEAM Workshop

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Combine Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, and what do you get? STEAM!

Come and explore robots, 3d building, circuitry, programming and other fun activities during the Rensselaer Library's next STEAM workshop.

Held the third Tuesday each month from 4-5pm, these programs are open to kids and teens in grades 3 and up.

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Location: Rensselaer

Story Time

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Ages 3-5

Story Time is a wonderful opportunity for your youngsters to become acquainted with the library and fall in love with reading.

Each half hour long session of Story Time consists of stories, crafts, and other age appropriate activities. 

This program is offered at all three locations, times and months vary.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer, Wheatfield

Super Stem

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math spell STEM!

STEM includes a variety of activities, including food science, robotics, arts and crafts, exercise fun and MORE!

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Location: DeMotte

Third Thursday Club

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Grades 1-5

Open to grades 1-5, this monthly educational program includes reading plus fun food and craft activities relating to the theme.

Registration is required and space is limited. This program meets the third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.

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Location: Rensselaer

Toddler Time

Ages 2-3

Reading to toddlers enhances their love of books and the magical characters that come alive for them, page after page.

Acquaint your 2 to 3-year-olds with the library and the love of reading by bringing them to Toddler Time.

This special program consists of stories, songs, crafts and other fun activities for this age group.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer, Wheatfield