North Greenbush Public Library

Museum Pass Program

North Greenbush residents are welcome to visit the library and borrow a pass to area museums.

  • Albany Institute of History & Art, 125 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12210
    (518) 463-4478
    Family Pass admits 2 adults, all children and grandchildren under 18
  • Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie, NY 13317
    (518) 673-2314
    Free regular admission to the museum for 2 adults and 2 children ages 12-18. (Children 11 & under
    free) plus 10% discount in the Arkell Shop, and reduced or free admission to special programs.
  • Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge, MA 01262
    (413) 298-3926
    Pass admits 2 Adults. Children under 12 free.
  • Children’s Museum at Saratoga, 69 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    (518) 584-5540
    Pass admits 4 people
  • Clark Art Institute, 225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 10267
    (413) 458-2303
    Pass admits 1 adult, children under 18 and students with ID free
  • CMOST – Children’s Museum of Science & Technology, 250 Jordon Road, Troy, NY 12180
    (518) 235-2120
    Pass admits 2 adults and dependent children under 18
  • FASNY Museum of Firefighting, 117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534
    (518) 822-1875
    Pass admits family of 4
  • Hancock Shaker Village, Routes 20 & 41, Pittsfield, MA 01202
    800-817-1137
    Pass admits 2 adults and 2 youths (13-17 years old); children 12 and under are free
  • Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
    (518) 792-1761
    Pass admits 2 adults and children under 18 living in the same household.
  • MiSci—Museum of Innovation & Science, 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308
     (518) 382-7890                     
    Pass admits 2 adults, includes general and planetarium admission
  • MASS MoCA-Massachusetts Museum  of Contemporary Art, 1040 Mass Moca Way, North Adams, MA 01247
    (413) 664-4481
    Pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 Children (under 16)
  • USS Slater Destroyer Escort Historical Museum, Broadway & Quay Street, Albany, NY 12202
    (518) 431-1943
    Family pass admits 2 adults and 2 children. Children under 5 free with family.

Available to North Greenbush residents only. Residents must visit the library to pick up the passes. Sorry we can't accept reservations, or renewals. Only one pass can be checked out at a time. There is a $5.00 per day fine if late and the pass must be returned to the North Greenbush Public Library. Patrons are responsible for replacement cost of lost passes.

Please review the Museum Pass Rules here (PDF).

Introducing New UHLS Resources

As a member library of the Upper Hudson Library System, we are delighted to announce that library patrons now have access to three exciting online resources:

  • Flipster
  • Mango Languages
  • Ancestry.com Library Edition

FlipsterFlipster provides digital access through your library to the magazines you know and love. Read the complete contents of over 60 popular digital magazines on your computer or mobile device. There is no separate account to set up, your library card grants you access from wherever you are. Titles include People, US Weekly, The New Yorker, Forbes and many more. The Flipster app for your mobile device is available on the iTunes Store and on Google Play.

Mango LanguagesLearn a new language with Mango Languages! This fun and easy to use self-paced language learning program features courses in more than 70 languages! Library patrons can create an account using their email address and start learning right away. Courses are accessible on a computer or mobile device using free apps that allow users to take their learning with them, with or without an internet connection. See the iTunes Store or Google Play for details and to download the app.

Ancestry.com Library EditionAncestry® Library Edition provides access to the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource from your library. Its 7,000 databases deliver an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and more. While much of the personalized functionality of Ancestry.com is not available in the library edition, it's you a great tool to start your genealogy search. Access is only available at the library. Please bring a flash drive to save your information.

New Books & DVDs

Mystery...suspense...romance...comedy. Our new books offer all of this and more! Browse our list for new books by your favorite authors, and maybe find a few new favorites. Or check out some new DVDs for this evening's entertainment.

We love to see you at the library, so stop by soon.

UHLS Mobile AppMobile App for Your Library

The UHLS is offering a free mobile app, providing a new way to access library resources on your mobile device. Quickly and easily find locations hours and contact info, check your library card account, request items, learn about upcoming events, access digital content, scan ISBN barcodes on books, CDs and DVDs to see if we have what your are looking for, and much more.

Download the App from iTunes or Google Play

The app is available for iOS (Apple) and Android devices. To locate the app, go to the app store and search for "UHLS mobile." After downloading, select the North Greenbush Public Library from the list to set it as your "preferred" library. It's easy, it's fun, and it's a great way to access the library wherever you are!

Join the Friends of the LibraryBecome a Friend!

Join the Friends of the North Greenbush Public Library. We need friends now to:

  • Run special projects
  • Organize fund raisers
  • Coordinate community programs
  • Advocate for our library.

For more information, or to volunteer, please see our Friends page.

Library Resources for the Visually Impaired

Braille books and services for the visually-impaired are available at the Sand Lake Public Library and the Troy Public Library. In addition, the New York State Library has numerous resources for the blind and visually impaired. For more information, including application for services forms, please see: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/tbbl/

Have a Kindle or the Kindle App for iPad?
The Library Has Digital Media!

Some of us love the look and feel of a hardcover book, while others enjoy the convenience and flexibility of ebooks. Our library now meets your needs regardless of your preference. Borrowing digital media is easy, it's fun and it's available wherever you are, whenever you want to use the library!

Click Here to Access the eMedia Center