Titles Recommended by Librarians

Find Your Next Read New & Bestsellers RECOMMENDED GENRES SUBJECTS AWARD WINNERS Staff PicksLibrary ReadsBook Club Selections Staff Picks The Library Book by Susan Orlean Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo An uneven but engaging entry...

Award-Winning Titles

Find Your Next Read New & Bestsellers RECOMMENDED GENRES SUBJECTS AWARD WINNERS General FictionGeneral NonfictionBlack Author AwardsHorror AwardsFantasy & Sci-Fi AwardsMystery AwardsRomance Awards General Fiction Award Winners The Man Booker Prize for fiction is...

Test Preparation

TASC, The High School Equivalency Exam The Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) has replaced the GED in New York State.  This site provides information about the TASC, test dates and times, and study materials.  See also: the New York State Education...

Civil Service

Rensselaer County Department of Civil Service and Civil Service Exam Schedule. Albany County Department of Civil Service New York State Department of Civil Service. See state civil service job postings and testing information.  Also check out the civil service study...

English for New Learners

ENL: English for New Learners (formerly ESL)Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Ongoing)Taught at the East Greenbush Community Library by Questar III BOCES. This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. It is appropriate for...

Learn Skills

Want to learn technology skills? The New York State Department of Labor is partnering with Coursera, the leading online training provider. Through Coursera, unemployed New Yorkers will have access to nearly 4,000 programs across high-growth industries and can hone...

Local Author Collection

Local Author Collection The Local Author Collection features fiction and non-fiction works for adults and children, authored by residents of Rensselaer and Albany Counties. New materials are added regularly. Come browse the collection, check out an item, and support...

Collections for Adults

Collections for Adults Audiobooks on CD Databases Digital Collections (ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies and more) Films on DVD and Blu-Ray Graphic Novels Hot Off the Press “Lucky Day” Collection Large Print Library of Things Local Author...

Popular Subjects

Popular Subjects The graphics below contain links to online resources for our most popular subjects.  All resources can be accessed from home, except where...

Education and Employment

Education and Employment   Upcoming Programs The following workshop series, Let’s Get To Work, is offered by the Upper Hudson Library System for all member libraries. Our trainer, Nate Heyer, will conduct all workshops online through GoToMeeting. Click here for...

Taxes

Tax Services: Recent Updates Update, 2/18/2021: Tax forms available All expected state and federal tax forms have arrived and are available in the library entryway. Update, 1/11/2021: Local Tax Preparation Services VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) programs will...

Genealogy

Genealogy Featured Resource For a limited time, remote access is available to East Greenbush/Schodack residents. Devices connected to the library’s Wi-Fi network can access Ancestry. Portions of Ancestry content are available from home with a free Ancestry.com...

Languages

Languages Looking for English language learning? Featured Resources Acronym SearchYour source for acronyms and abbreviations. Search for an acronym and find its meaning. ASL BrowserAmerican Sign Language Browser from Michigan State University. Dictionary.comSearch...

Research and Articles

Research – Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers The library subscribes to multi-subject databases filled with articles for research, homework, and leisure.  This page has been permanently moved to this address. Return to Popular...

Technology Help

Technology Help In addition to occasional tech help drop-in events, the library offers individual instruction through our Book a Librarian program.  See below for self-paced online tutorials and instruction. Computer Database (Collection)Online subscription resources...