Category Archives: Explore

Ukrainian Egg Decorating

Sign up for this FREE program to learn how to make multi-colored dyed eggs using layers of wax.

All materials provided. Registration required (click on a date below), limited spaces available. For adults and teens.

@Malta– Beginner Class
Wednesday, March 7th; 5pm
Cancelled due to weather

@Malta– Beginner Class
Wednesday, March 14th; 5pm

@Malta– Beginner Class
Saturday, March 17th; 12pm

@Malta– Advanced Class
Wednesday, March 21st; 5pm

@Malta– All Level Class
Wednesday, March 28th; 5pm

Green Hour

Join Miss Diane to learn all about nature through stories, hands-on projects, and (weather permitting) a trip out to the Children’s Garden a trip outside to look for signs of spring.

For 2- thru 5-year-olds with an adult caregiver.

@Clark House
Tuesdays, 10:30AM

Baby & Me Story Time

Join us for a 30 minute session with music, nursery rhymes and other activities to help stimulate the learning process in young minds.

For newborns to age 2 with a parent or other adult caregiver.

Tuesday, March 6th & 20th; 10:15am


Lego Robotics Club

Round Lake Library has four Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robotics kits (and four PCs to program them) provided by a grant from the Global Foundries Town of Malta Foundation.

Build and program robots to solve mazes, carry cargo, engage in gladiatorial combat or do whatever you can imagine.

For kids and teens.

Tuesdays starting January 16th; 4:30pm

Field Goods Deliveries

Field Goods makes its weekly fresh produce delivery services available for pickup at the Round Lake Library’s Malta Branch.

Field Goods will make produce deliveries on Friday by 2:30pm. Anyone is welcome to place an order through the Field Goods website by Tuesday at 11:59pm for pickup on Friday of the same week.

Weekly or bi-weekly produce subscriptions cost $16, $21, $27 and $32. To sign up go to, click Order Now, search Public Locations for Malta, and then follow the prompts. Questions? Email!

Founded five years ago, Field Goods is a one-of-a-kind business that delivers freshly-harvested local fruit and vegetables to employees and consumers at workplaces and community locations. Field Goods subscribers receive 5 to 8 different types of fruits and vegetables each week, sourced from over 80 small farms. Weekly add-on options include local artisan bread, fresh pasta, various cheeses, extra fruit and more. A weekly e-newsletter, In the Bag, provides tips and recipes as a helpful guide for preparing the produce. During the winter, deliveries include over a dozen types of produce flash-frozen at the peak of their freshness, as well as greenhouse-grown produce, root vegetables, herbs, beans, oils, and other products. Customers sign up online at, and can put their account on hold and restart it at any time.

Research attests to Field Goods’ healthy results. The Sage Colleges Nutrition Science Department’s 2014 research study reveals a direct correlation between Field Goods and healthier diets, increased satisfaction with eating habits, and saving time and money on grocery shopping.


The Field Goods Story

Field Goods is a rapidly growing company in the position to reinvent food distribution. Located in Athens, NY, a small Hudson River town in Greene County, our company was started in 2011 with an old station wagon, two employees, and 60 customers. We’ve now grown to service eastern New York State, including the New York metro area, western CT and MA, and northern NJ.


Our distribution model provides numerous benefits to the community while reducing food waste and supporting sustainability. Consumers gain convenient access to local produce on a regular basis along with information that motivates them toward a healthier lifestyle. Employers benefit from a wellness program that is truly effective in changing the habits of their employees. Small farmers benefit from selling their unique products to a new market at a fair price, and the environment benefits from drastically reduced emissions!


Field Goods was recognized for its hiring of workers with disabilities, and received grants from Greene County Economic Development, the New York State Capital Region Economic Development Council competition, and the USDA for its work to support agriculture and create jobs in an economically disadvantaged area. Field Goods is a certified New York State Women-Owned business.

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We are certain you’ve noticed the lack of eBook options in our system. You may have also heard about the publishing industry’s reluctance to sell libraries eBooks.

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Freegal is music service which provides free, legal downloads of over 9 million songs by artists on over 28,000 labels from 100 Countries.

That means free access to music like Adele, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, David Bowie, Alicia Keyes, Pink!, Daft Punk and so much more.

Round Lake Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their library card barcode. Freegal songs work with any MP3 device, including iPods. This service works best if used with Firefox or Chrome.

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