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New Items

The 6:20 Man: A Thriller
Bad Actors
The Best is Yet to Come: A Novel
The Big Dark Sky
Black Dog
Chrysalis: A Thriller
Dele Weds Destiny
Escape
A Face to Die For
Fake it Till You Bake It: A Novel
Flying Solo: A Novel
The Girl Who Survived
The Hidden One: A Novel of Suspense
The Hotel Nantucket
The House Across the Lake: A Novel
Listen to Me: Rizzoli and Isles
Little Foxes Took Up Matches
Portrait of an Unknown Woman
Rising Tiger: A Thriller
Seasonal Fears
Suspects: A Novel
Tracy Flick Can
Back to the Prairie
Battle for the American Mind
Build the Damn Thing
Cabin Fever
Cuba: An American History
An Extravagant Life
Fly Girl: A Memoir
The Garden Refresh
The Greatest Polar Expedition of All Time
Hearts Touched with Fire
Here
The High Sierra: A Love Story
Home with Rue
How to Train Your Dog
The Importance of Not Being Ernest
The Office BFFs
Phil
The Pope at War
The Power of Crisis
Rough Draft
The Shores of Bohemia
Snackable Bakes
Swing and a Hit
Under the Skin
Welding
After Yang
An American Pickle
The Artist
Behemoth
The Contractor
Cyrano
Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness
Downton Abbey: A New Era
Drive My Car
Huda
The King
Moonshot
Monstrous
Nova: Augmented
One Moment
Spiderman: No Way Home
Star Trek Lower Decks: Season Two
The Winter
Yellowjackets Season One

 

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Friends Ongoing Book Sale

Check out the "book house" display in our foyer for themed sale items.

Image of ongoing booksale shelf.

August theme is Art, Music, Poetry, Sports & Leisure

For a wider selection of topics and genres, check out their full sale collection in the main library for adults and teens
(see bookcase by the public computers) or the second display in the foyer for kids' books.

Subject East Greenbush Card UHLS Card UHLS MyCard
Library Card Registration Free to any individual who resides or pays taxes in the East Greenbush Community Library taxing district or Town of Schodack. Cards expire and must be renewed every three years.

Free to any individual who volunteers or works at the EGRN Library. Cards expire and must be renewed yearly.

Free to partner educational agencies with verified employment. Cards expire and must be renewed yearly.

Those that live outside the UHLS area may purchase a temporary card at the price established by our Table of Fines and Fees. Cards expire and must be renewed yearly.

All ages eligible. Youth under age 16 must have their application completed and signed by a parent or guardian, who provides acceptable identification for them.

Card blocked at $5 or more in replacement costs or fines/fees

Fines vary according to individual library rules and UHLS resource sharing rules. The EGRN Table of Fines and Fees are applicable for items which are checked out from the East Greenbush Community Library

Free to residents residing in a community served by a UHLS library.

All ages eligible. Youth under age 16 must have their application completed and signed by a parent or guardian, who provides acceptable identification for them.

UHLS library cards expire and must be renewed every three years.

Card blocked at $5 or more in replacement costs or fines/fees

Fines vary according to individual library rules and UHLS resource sharing rules. The EGRN Table of Fines and Fees are applicable for items which are checked out from the East Greenbush Community Library

The UHLS MyCard is a fine-free, limited-access library card for youth. It is intended to address multiple barriers to serving youth and families, including:

  • Barriers to access related to fines (e.g. computer access, checking out materials)
  • Parents not present for a child’s library card registration
  • Previous fines on a child’s card

Free for youth residing in a community served by a UHLS library.Applicants 18 and under who are applying for a limited use, UHLS Youth Only MyCard, need to provide name, address, and date of birth.UHLS library cards expire and must be renewed every three years.Youth ages birth to 18 can register unaccompanied, or with the help of a caregiver or relative who is not the child’s parent/guardian.This card may be used at all UHLS Libraries except for the Colonie Town Library.

Card blocked at $10 or more in replacement costs.

No fines for late items

Limits on # of Materials Borrowed Unlimited checkouts Unlimited checkouts Limited total items: Can only have 3 items checked out on their card at a time
Types of Items All eligible item types. All eligible item types except Museum Passes, ILL, and Hot off the Press. Active paid members of the Friends of the East Greenbush Community Library have access to all lending collections. Only items eligible to be borrowed are books (any age level), juvenile and young adult (teen) audiobooks, and juvenile and young adult (teen) DVDs.
Databases/Digital Content EGRN and UHLS subscription databases and digital content UHLS subscription databases and digital content Only items eligible to be borrowed are books (any age level), juvenile and young adult (teen) audiobooks, and juvenile and young adult (teen) DVDs.
Interlibrary Loan Nationwide UHLS Libraries UHLS Libraries
Program Registration Unlimited except by limited program capacity Preference given to resident cardholders Preference given to resident cardholders

Notary

A notary is available during some of the hours the library is open. Please call ahead to ensure availability.

Accessibility Services

Vision

Large print books and audiobooks are available for those who find conventional print too small to read easily.

Low-vision equipment is available for magnification of print materials. Inquire at the Reference Desk.

The NYS Library maintains a free Talking Book and Braille Library service for qualified patrons.

Hearing

Assistive listening devices are available upon request for events held in the large meeting room.

Printing

Printing costs 15¢ per page for single-sided black & white, 30¢ per page for double-sided black & white and 50¢ per page for color. Wireless printing is also available in or to the library from any location, using any device. More info

Copy/Scan/Fax

A self-service color photocopier is available for public use, located outside the children’s room. The charge is $.15 per side for black & white copies and $.50 per side for color copies. Duplexing (double-sided) is available for both color and B&W.

The copier also has the ability to scan color or black & white to an email account. There is no charge to scan documents.

Sending a fax costs $1 per page.

Drive-thru

All materials, excluding “Stories to Go” kits, Library of Things items, and technology items, may be returned in the drive-thru book drop any time. Did you know you can set the drive-thru or checkout desk as your default pickup location?  Find out more