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New: After School Homework and Reading Help

***No Homework Help the Week of February Break***

Instead, join us for Harry Potter Fun Night and Game Night!


Need some extra help with your homework or reading?
Need distraction-free time to focus on getting it done?
Need a paper proofread?

Drop in anytime between 4 and 8, and our friendly volunteer Erin will help!

Open to elementary thru high school students.

Snacks provided!

@Malta
Tuesdays, 4-8pm

@Clark House
Thursdays, 4-8pm

New: Afternoon Story Time

StorytimesJoin us for a weekly afternoon story time including a story, songs and a simple craft.

All ages are welcome, but activities are geared towards children ages 2-5 and their caregiver.

@Clark House
Tuesdays at 4:30PM

See all of our Story Times 

NEW: Short Story Club

Like the idea of a book club, but can’t commit to a whole book a month?

Short Story Club is for you!

Join us to read and discuss “Chivalry” by Neil Gaiman, a story about a woman who buys the Holy Grail in a second hand shop.

Follow the link to read the story online, or pick up a printed copy at the Malta Branch.

@Clark House
Saturday, March 23rd; 11am

 

Visit the Hyde Collection Art Museum

The Round Lake Library and the Round Lake Malta Branch offer FREE passes for four to the Hyde Collection. Passes can be checked out for one week on your library card. See more about the collection at Hydecollection.org. That’s the power of your library card!


Upstate New York’s Best Kept Secret: The Hyde Collection

In the wilds of Glens Falls, NY lives a surprising collection of fine and decorative art.

 

Founded by Louis and Charlotte Hyde, the collection contains historic furniture, books, paintings, sculptures and pottery. Now expanded with many modern additions, the museum, while relatively small and “off the beaten track” contains an impressive and broad collection including Italian Renaissance and eighteenth-century French antiques.

Some of the artists include:

  • Botticelli
  • El Greco
  • van Dyck
  • Ingres
  • Raphael
  • Rembrandt
  • Rubens
  • Tintoretto
  • Cézanne
  • Degas
  • Matisse
  • Picasso
  • Renoir, and
  • van Gogh

In addition, works by important American artists include:

  • Eakins
  • Childe
  • Hassam
  • Winslow Homer
  • Ryder and
  • Whistler