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Messages from Survivors: One Family's Holocaust Legacy

Traveling Exhibit

2024-02-11 00:00:00 2024-02-11 23:59:00 America/New_York Messages from Survivors: One Family's Holocaust Legacy Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Mezzanine

Sunday, February 11
All day

Add to Calendar 2024-02-11 00:00:00 2024-02-11 23:59:00 America/New_York Messages from Survivors: One Family's Holocaust Legacy Learn about one family's story of survival and resilience, based on 40 years of video footage. The traveling exhibit, which includes short videos, will be on display throughout the month of February. Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Mezzanine

2nd Floor Mezzanine

Learn about one family's story of survival and resilience, based on 40 years of video footage. The traveling exhibit, which includes short videos, will be on display throughout the month of February.

In addition to the exhibit, free take home cards will be available with information about how to access and view the short video testimonials at home.

The Memory Project Productions, Inc. creators of Messages From Survivors is a New York-based nonprofit organization that creates exhibits and programs devoted to social justice, art and remembrance. Its exhibits have toured the U.S., Poland and Hungary. Their award-winning film, Finding Kalman, has been broadcast nationally on PBS stations.

The Library would like to kindly thank Laurie Weisman (The Memory Project Productions, Inc):, Southern Adirondack Library System; and Assemblymember Carrie Woerner in providing a generous library in-aid grant to support funding/access for this remarkable exhibit.

Please note all programs subject to change based on weather and safety guidelines. 

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | General Interest |

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Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Phone: 518-371-8622
Library Director
Alex Gutelius

Hours
We're closed Monday February 19 due to President's Day
Mon, Feb 19 Closed
(President's Day)
Tue, Feb 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library provides a wide range of materials, programs, and services to the residents of Clifton Park and Halfmoon. We are a member of the Southern Adirondack Library System. Our mission is to nurture and foster community connections by providing the space and resources for patrons to be educated, entertained, and enriched. Our vision is to be at the heart of our community. The go-to place to meet, learn, and do. 

Upcoming events

Thu, Feb 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
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Thu, Feb 22, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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Training for existing ELL... more
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Thu, Feb 22, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Supervisors Meeting

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Thu, Feb 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
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Learn about the creation of the Gameknight999 Minecraft series and the author's latest book, Facing the Beast Within.

Thu, Feb 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn how to use library... more
Learn how to use library resources to access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, TV shows, magazines, and comics.

Thu, Feb 22, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
This three day class will... more
This three day class will include an introduction to variables, loops, if/else statements, and more! A final project will be completed.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
De-stress and pet a therapy... more
De-stress and pet a therapy dog! Drop by the Teen Place to hang out with our furry friend! Come alone or with a friend. For teens in grades 6-12 only. No siblings, please.

Thu, Feb 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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Meet each week and develop your coding skills while learning about notable women in tech. Multiple types of coding will be included.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Feb 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Experience all the fun that... more
Experience all the fun that music and motion can bring! Enjoy a variety of music, dancing, and other interactive movement activities to share with your child.

Fri, Feb 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
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Wackadoo! This episode is called "Party in the Library." Join us as we play games based on the Bluey TV show, have a dance party, and design our very own set of ears.

Fri, Feb 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A
Join us for an afternoon of... more
Join us for an afternoon of fandom fun at the Library! We will be watching anime and talking about our favorite manga series and anime shows. Light refreshments will be served.

Sat, Feb 24, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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AARP volunteers who have been trained and certified by the IRS will prepare Federal and State Income tax returns for individual taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds.

Sun, Feb 25, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Mezzanine
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Sun, Feb 25, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
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There is "snow" better time to cozy up and read! Visit the Library to pick up your Winter Reading materials and enter to win fun prizes.

Sun, Feb 25, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
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Visit the Children's Library anytime during the month of February for a fun scavenger hunt based on the popular Bluey TV show.

Sun, Feb 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Long Wall,Program Room A-D
Can anyone beat Elizabeth... more
Can anyone beat Elizabeth Zott's brownies? Come to the Library to find out! Sample the five contenders and vote on your favorite. All are welcome to attend.

Mon, Feb 26, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
AARP volunteers who have been... more
AARP volunteers who have been trained and certified by the IRS will prepare Federal and State Income tax returns for individual taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds.

Mon, Feb 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Mon, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B ,AS Virtual Room
Join us for a lively discussion... more
Join us for a lively discussion of Shakespeare's beloved play. Over five sessions, we will discuss Love's Labour's Lost, one act at a time.

Tue, Feb 27, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Join us for this fun reading... more
Join us for this fun reading competition! Students will compete to answer questions about five specific books, which they will be given in advance. This competition is for 4th and 5th grade students.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
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This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for English Language Learners who are at the intermediate level and above.

Tue, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Join us for a workshop on... more
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Tue, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
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Wed, Feb 28, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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Wed, Feb 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
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Wed, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
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Wed, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Join us in watching some of our... more
Join us in watching some of our favorite books-to-movies on the big screen! Light refreshments will be served.

Wed, Feb 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
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Thu, Feb 29, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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Thu, Feb 29, 9:30am - 10:30am
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Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Feb 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
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Thu, Feb 29, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
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Thu, Feb 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
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Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
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Join us for our informal hang-out, book discussion of Masterminds: Criminal Destiny by Gordon Korman, and craft activity! Light refreshments will be served.

Fri, Mar 01, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
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Fri, Mar 01, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
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Fri, Mar 01, All day
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Fri, Mar 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
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Experience upbeat, one-on-one time with your new walker. Share independent movement activities, interactive rhymes, songs, and stories. Optional playtime follows. No siblings (except twins) please.

Fri, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
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We've known for centuries the health of the brain and body are connected. Now science is able to provide insight into how lifestyle choices may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age!

Fri, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Calling all babies! A special... more
Calling all babies! A special time just for non-walking infants. Join us for stories, rhymes, and games at the Library.

Sat, Mar 02, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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Sun, Mar 03, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
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Stop by the Children's Library and use supplies on "The Very Hungry Carterpillar" to make a lamb craft! While supplies last.

Sun, Mar 03, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Corner
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Visit the Children's Library anytime during the month of March to hunt for pictures of some springtime critters!

Mon, Mar 04, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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AARP volunteers who have been trained and certified by the IRS will prepare Federal and State Income tax returns for individual taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds.

Mon, Mar 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Mon, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B ,AS Virtual Room
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Join us for a lively discussion of Shakespeare's beloved play. Over five sessions, we will discuss Love's Labour's Lost, one act at a time.

Tue, Mar 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
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Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
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This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for English Language Learners who are at the intermediate level and above.

Tue, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
A two-hour Jigsaw Puzzle... more
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Wed, Mar 06, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
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Wed, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
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Wed, Mar 06, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
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Thu, Mar 07, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
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Thu, Mar 07, 9:30am - 10:30am
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Thu, Mar 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
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Thu, Mar 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Local History Room
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Canceled
Thu, Mar 07, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
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Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
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Thu, Mar 07, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
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Registration opens Thursday, February 22 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Mar 07, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
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Registration opens Thursday, February 22 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Mar 07, 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
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Canceled
Thu, Mar 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
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Fri, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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