The mission of the Schenectady County Public Library is to satisfy our community's educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs by providing free and open access to a comprehensive range of materials, services and programs.

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Anxious to get your hands on that new eBook title? We now offer additional options for borrowing downloadable eBooks!

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Mango Languages

Learn a new language! Mango Languages offers lessons using real-life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. There are 60 languages including German, French, Russian, Italian Greek, Korean, and Spanish. Mango is also available in English as a Second Language (ESL) versions for speakers of 16 foreign languages, including Japanese, Vietnamese, Russian, and Portuguese. Click here for a complete list of available languages.

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Bornt Branch Library and Family Literacy Center

The Duane and Hamilton Hill Branch Libraries will be merging into the new Bornt Branch Library and Family Literacy Center. We want your ideas for making this a library you and your family will visit often.

Download our survey and let us know what you would like. Surveys may be returned to any SCPL Branch.

Here's What's Happening

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SCPL Board of Trustees Meeting
Next meeting: Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m., Swanker Board Room, Central
View minutes from the August 11, 2014 meeting.