From the Director’s Desk

To the Wonderful People of New Lebanon, Greetings! There are so many things that I want to say…well, here goes! These past few years have really flown by. After three, wonderful years, we are now on the brink of parting ways—for a time. I’ve had so much fun working here, getting to know you andContinue reading “From the Director’s Desk”

Looking Ahead for the New Lebanon Library

Despite all of the changes that 2020 has wrought about, the New Lebanon Library is dedicated to bringing you excellent service via materials to read, educational opportunities and meaningful connections throughout the community. With the start of 2021, we wanted to share some of our news with you. To keep information readily available for ourContinue reading “Looking Ahead for the New Lebanon Library”

Library Re-Opening for Appointments

That’s right! You’ve heard it. The New Lebanon Library is moving towards reopening its doors for in-person browsing by appointment only–starting next week: August 31st. Things will not look the same due to health and safety precautions, but the level of service we offer will stay top-notch! Here are things you’ll need to know forContinue reading “Library Re-Opening for Appointments”

Contactless Curbside Starting Up Soon

By Moriah S. Curbside Starting Date We thank you for all your patience these past 2 months as we have worked through the pandemic. We are planning to start curbside library services along with other libraries in Columbia County. Our planned day to start curbside services (and regular dropbox times) will be June 17th. PlacingContinue reading “Contactless Curbside Starting Up Soon”

Learning at a Social Distance

By: Moriah S. Two months of staying at home leaves you with a lot of time on your hands–even if you are working from home. In all that time that you are not doing the usual, you find yourself learning all sorts of interesting things. I’d like to share a few of the things I’veContinue reading “Learning at a Social Distance”

Library Appreciation Week

This week is often celebrated as Library Appreciation Week. I would like to use this time to express my appreciation to everyone who helps make our library the wonderful place it is. First, I would like to express our deepest thanks to all of our volunteers who have been working behind the scenes for years.Continue reading “Library Appreciation Week”

The Current New “Normal”

Closing the library–having to close the library–was perhaps one of the biggest shocks, we’ve ever undergone. It’s not just our library, but libraries across the country. Around the world, everything has slowed to a standstill waiting for an invisible hammer to fall…and here I sit typing a brief hello on a lunch tray while theContinue reading “The Current New “Normal””