Category: Library Events


Semi-Acoustic Open Mic Night returns for its second season! Calling all musicians, poets, raconteurs, and comedians! Join us for Rensselaer County’s most eclectic open mic. Please RSVP in advance at 518-766-2715 or at the library check out desk. Walk ins are welcome but subject to time constraints. Sign up begins at 5:45. Performers should be prepared for a 10-15 minute set. Electric instruments (guitar, keyboard, etc with amp) may be played at acoustic levels with prior approval of the venue host @ 518-766-4244 or

**New this season: minimum age is 12, however, the 6-6:30pm time period, if needed, will be available to performers under the age of 12 who accompanied by an adult. Please call in advance.

Refreshments will be available. Be tuned and ready to go!



The Nassau Free Library Seed Library is now open for business! The Seed Library will be available for community members at the Nassau Free Library. The library is designed to give anyone interested in organic gardening, seeds to start. Do you have extra seeds to share? Organic Seed donations of packets labeled 2019 would be greatly appreciated.  All that is required to acquire 5 free packets of seeds is a library card!


CANDLEAre you familiar with the Nassau Resource Center?  This organization is located on Church St. in the Village of Nassau.  It is run by dedicated volunteers and is supported by the community’s churches and synagogue.  It provides free food and clothing to persons in need, and its director, Dianna Murphy, is very skilled in guiding people to other support services in Rensselaer County.  The phone number for the center is 766-9014.

The Nassau Sunshine Fund provides another valuable service to residents of the town and villages of Nassau.  Those who find themselves in a sudden emergency financial crisis might apply to this organization for an interest-free loan of up to $500.  To learn more about the Sunshine Fund, call 256-6878.