Highlighted Events and Programs

They Wore What!?: Historical Heroines Kicking @$$, in a Corset

Date: Thursday, September 29
Time: Noon
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

Have you ever wondered how your favorite historical women from book and screen could go about their adventures while wearing all those layers, plus a corset? Weren't they hot? How could they breathe!? Librarian and experienced old-timey-clothes-wearer, Caitlin Sheldon will demonstrate with props and diagrams. Please register online through this link.

Threatening Theatre Thursdays

Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

Prepared to be scared! Join us every Thursday evening in October for a showing of a classic horror movie. Doors open at 6:30pm, movie starts at 7:00pm. No registration required.

  • October 6: The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
  • October 13: The Wolf Man (1941)
  • October 20: Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
  • October 27: Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Repair Cafe

Date: Saturday, October 8
Time: Noon
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room

Saratoga Springs Public Library and Sustainable Saratoga are excited to host our 8th Repair Café.

We typically have coaches available to help you fix your lamps, small appliances, computers, jewelry, or sew/hem your favorite item of clothes or beloved stuffed animal. When making your appointment, you will be asked what item you will be bringing to the event.

No reservations required; limit of 2 items per household please.

In Conversation: Indigenous Peoples Day

Date: Tuesday, October 11
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Susman Room

Join us in honor of Indigenous People's Day to discuss Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee by Dee Brown. Copies of the book may be requested through our online catalog - please contact a librarian should you need assistance. Register online through this link.

Brown Bag Lunch: "How It All Began: The Origins of Saratoga Racing" with Brien Bouyea

Date: Thursday, October 13
Time: Noon
Location: H. Dutcher Community Room or Online

Hall of Fame and Communications Director for the National Museum of Racing, Brien Bouyea presents the formative years of Saratoga racing and the characters who influenced the track’s early days and established its signature race, the Travers Stakes. Please register online to attend either online or in-person through this link.