In This Issue: Memoirs & Journaling, Trivia!, E-Resource Spotlight
Our library, like others in our library system, is working towards a phased reopening. The phased approach allows us to restart our services one step at a time, while monitoring health recommendations and current conditions. We are working hard to reopen basic services like the book drop and drive thru pickup, and we can't wait to update you with dates and details as soon as they are available.
In the meantime, enjoy this issue of Greenbush Bookmark for Adults. We're featuring a DIY Library Program Kit on memoirs and journaling, with reading and viewing recommendations and a craft project that we hope will inspire you to record your own thoughts and memories.
We also introduce our first E-Resource Spotlight feature, which gives you a close-up look of one of the many resources available to you (from home or wherever you may be) with your library card. This week, learn more about downloading ebooks and audiobooks with the Libby app.
And don't miss the announcement of our upcoming Virtual Trivia event, happening May 27th at 7pm.
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With warm wishes from the East Greenbush Community Library Adult Services librarians,
A travel memoir recounting the artist's experience of caring for her frail grandparents aboard a cruise ship, while reflecting on her own fears on mortality, her age, and her family's relationships and history.
Returning to her family's Scottish island town in the aftermath of her mother's death, a London girl-about-town opens a café when she discovers that her father and brothers are not quite up to the task of running the family farm. By the New York Times best-selling author of The Bookshop on the Corner.
Memoirs and Journals: Inspiration to Start Your Own!
A memoir is a collection of memories in many narrative forms. It can be a story, a piece of art, a film, or a journal where you have pasted photos, postcards and ticket stubs. Memoirs and journals connect the threads of your life and give meaning to them. We hope you enjoy this collection of books and ideas for creating the way that you will tell your own unique story. All are available immediately through Hoopla.* Enjoy!
Gather your old pictures, small curios, saved letters, coins, ribbon, odds & ends and create a Memoir Collage! It's a fun and poignant way to commemorate someone you love, a special event or trip, or your own favorite memories. The examples you see are handmade by our own library staffers, Holly and Jody. Click the image for step-by-step instructions.
Join our new virtual cookbook club on Facebook. Drop by and chat with us about all things cooking and cookbooks. This week's topic? Sourdough! We look forward to "hearing" from you!
Monday Night Book Chat Weekly. Monday evenings, 7-9 p.m. Facebook What have you been reading lately? Join our Monday night Facebook book chat. While our library is closed it’s even more important for us to stay connected, so we will be here every Monday night 7-9 PM!
Book Discussion Group Monthly. Any day, any time! Goodreads An alternate forum for members of the library's book discussion groups to connect and talk about books. Not a current member of one of our book groups? No problem! Any Upper Hudson Library System member can request to join this group.
Libby is an app created by OverDrive for use with their e-books, audiobooks, and magazines. Download or stream items to your computer, tablet, or phone. Using a Kindle? The Kindle app store doesn’t have Libby but you can use OverDrive app, instead.