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Continuing Education and Events: 05/04 - Crandall Public Library and Folklife Center Open House

This guide contains current and upcoming events of interest to librarians, archivist, library staff, and others in Capital District Region.

Crandall Public Library and Folklife Center Open House

Crandall Public Library
251 Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Thursday, May 4th
From 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
a CDLC 50th Anniversary Event

Join us for an Open House at Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls. This gorgeous library is the Central Reference Library of the Southern Adirondack Library System. The Open House will include a tour of the library, a demonstration of their RFID system, and a visit to the library’s Folklife Center with the tour of the Folklife Center starting at 4:30.

The award-winning Folklife Center preserves and presents the cultural traditions of the Upper Hudson Valley and the Southern Adirondacks. Folklife Center staff will discuss highlights of the collection. Attendees can also view the current exhibition, Wings Falls Quilters Guild Celebrates 40 Years of Quilting.

After the Open House is over, you are invited to stay at the library for a 7:00 pm concert featuring Tom Connelly Akstens with Brian Melick and Michael Gold. For more information on the performance and others in Crandall’s concert series, visit

Crandall staff can also provide advice on choosing from the many great restaurants serving dinner within walking distance of the library.

The library does not have its own lot, but there is ample on and off street parking in the area. See the downtown parking map:

  • Cost: Free for CDLC and ESLN Members
  • Registration Deadline: May 2, 2017
  • If you register and are unable to attend, please contact Susan D'Entremont at
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