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Celebrating Teen Writing

March 14th, 2016

GUILDERLAND NY, March 14, 2016 — “I wanted to put together a place for teens to share their writing beyond English class,” said Librarian Ashleigh Whitfield, just before she was to emcee last Friday’s Awards Ceremony for the Guilderland Public Library’s first Teen Winter Writing Contest.  “Writing has always been a huge part of my […]

“Fine Food” Campaign, and other charitable activities by GPL

December 2nd, 2015

GUILDERLAND NY, November 27, 2015 – It’s the holiday season when we give thanks … and also have a thought for those less fortunate. That’s why GPL is starting, on Tuesday, December 1, a month-long campaign where your late fine on a book/CD/DVD will be forgiven when you donate non-perishable, unexpired food items to our […]

Senator Amedore Secures Special Funding for Library Repair

July 13th, 2015

GUILDERLAND NY, July 13, 2015 — Senator George A. Amedore, Jr., (R, 46th District) has announced that he has secured $100,000 in this year’s state budget for the Guilderland Public Library to replace its roof, originally installed when the library was built in 1992. “Libraries are the cornerstones of our communities, and we need to […]

Student Artists Brighten Library

June 11th, 2015

GUILDERLAND, NY, June 11, 2015 “We wanted to do something to brighten the library, and while looking at some of the artwork the High School students had on display here in May, well, it just gave me an idea…” said Tim Wiles, director of the Guilderland Public Library, while watching his maintenance staff install some […]

Bestselling Author Speaks at Library June 28

September 13th, 2013

GUILDERLAND NY, June 14, 2013 – One of the nation’s bestselling crime authors will speak at the Guilderland Public Library on Friday, June 28, as part of the Carol J. Hamblin Notable Authors Speakers Series; Ms. Burke will talk about her latest novel – If You Were Here – and discuss how her experience as […]

Parking Lot Construction Starting Week of June 9

June 17th, 2013

Good News About the Library’s Parking Lot GUILDERLAND NY, June 7, 2013 – The good news is that work is starting on fixing the Library’s main parking lot. This project, underwritten by state construction-grant matching funds, will reconfigure the parking lot’s entrance to calm traffic, regrade and repave the surface, replace the sidewalks and benches, […]

Be a Part of the Local Author Book Fair

June 14th, 2013

GUILDERLAND NY, September 13, 2013 – Published authors from throughout Albany County are invited to bring their works and promote them at the Guilderland Public Library’s Local Author Book Fair on Saturday, October 19. The event kicks off with a keynote talk by New York Times bestselling author Joseph E. Persico – who will be […]

Make Your Views Count

December 19th, 2012

GUILDERLAND NY, December 19, 2012 – The Trustees of the Guilderland Public Library are accepting applications for appointment to a vacant seat on library’s governing board. If you are interested in helping run and shape the future of your Library by taking on this office, please apply by Friday, January 4, 2013.  To apply, send […]

eReader Excitement at the Guilderland Public Library

November 20th, 2012

GUILDERLAND NY, November 20, 2012 – The Guilderland Public Library is making it easy for you to find out what all the eReader excitement is about; beginning November 28, if you have a Guilderland Public Library Card, you can borrow from a selection of eReaders, some pre-loaded with today’s most popular eBooks. Choose from a […]

Famed Lincoln Author and Historian Speaks at GPL Friday, April 1

March 4th, 2011

GUILDERLAND NY, March 4, 2011 – Harold Holzer, one of the country’s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era, will speak at the Guilderland Public Library on Friday evening, April 1, as part of the Library’s Carol J. Hamblin Notable Author Speakers Series. Mr. Holzer’s talk — “Lincoln […]

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