Upper Hudson Office: 28 Essex Street, Albany, NY 12206
Check out the status of the solar array we installed on our building in December 2012.
It gives a lot of information including how much energy is being produced by the array, and what is being saved in environmental impact.
Adult Program Swap (flyer)
Topic: Food and Drink Programs
Download and edit the program information template: https://tinyurl.com/programswaptemplate
Position Available: Part-Time Youth Services Librarian I
The East Greenbush Community Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time Youth Services Librarian to join a dynamic and dedicated team of professionals. Successful candidates should be creative, flexible, and conscientious in handling details.
Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:
Position is 12-16 hours a week, and primarily includes evenings and weekend rotation.
Salary: $22.25 per hour
A cover letter, resume and references must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
We will begin reviewing applications on December 11, 2017.
Libraries ask for your book donations for kids in the U.S. Virgin Islands!
Public libraries throughout Albany and Rensselaer counties are asking for the publics help in collecting new or gently used books for children in the United States Virgin Islands who lost nearly everything as a result of Hurricanes Maria and Irma. Books of all types for kids from infants through high school are welcomed. Donations to cover shipping costs are also welcomed.
Read the full announcement here.
Public Library is seeking a temporary part time Librarian I
beginning the first week of January 2018-February 2018. The position
is approximately 15 hours weekly. This includes 3 shifts at the information
desk with at least one of them being a closing shift as well as a weekend
rotation. Depending on library needs additional time may be available.
UHLS Libraries Get Mobile App
We've got a brand new way to access library resources!
Public libraries in Albany & Rensselaer counties now offer an app
called UHLS Mobile,
available for free in both Android and Apple app stores.
Full press release is here.
NYS Senator Hugh T. Farley receives the 2017 William Meredith Advocate Award for his extraordinary efforts on behalf of New Yorks libraries.
UHLS honored recently retired NYS Senator Hugh T. Farley, presenting him with the UHLS William Meredith Library Advocate Award.
The full award citation is here.
Upper Hudson Library System Celebrates Public Libraries Making a Difference in Their Communities
Albany, NY (June 15) -- The Upper Hudson Library System held its 56th annual celebration of public library service in Albany and Rensselaer Counties at the Albany Country Club in Voorheesville, NY on Wednesday, June 14. UHLS Board President Tara Ricard said, The public libraries in Albany and Rensselaer Counties are changing lives every day and the Upper Hudson Library System celebrates this transformative work through our annual dinner and awards program.
Read the full press release here.
Childrens, tween, and teen programs in UHLS libraries are now more accessible than ever! Libraries in Upper Hudson Library System have pooled their programs in one program calendar, available at http://events-ys.uhls.org/. Users can search by date, location, or age categories.
Public libraries offer scores of activities during summer months to interest kids and teens in reading and help them combat summer learning loss. Kids who dont read much over the summer can lose significant skills and return to school behind their peers. The joint program calendar makes finding a fun, free library event in UHLS libraries for children easy for parents.
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Last updated: 12/7/2017© Upper Hudson Library System. All rights reserved.