The Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition deadline has been extended until April 18, 2018. Submit entries to the library anytime we are open. For further information click on the link below:

Community Art Project: Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition


Can Those Fine Week

food for fines 2Ballston Spa Public Library will celebrate National Library Week with it’s fine amnesty week, April 10th-14th. Bring in a non-perishable food item (no expired food, please) and BSPL will waive up to $5.00 of overdue fines originating from BSPL only. Fines associated with lost or damaged items are not applicable. See staff for further clarification. All donated food will be divided among the various Ballston Spa food pantries.

Organic Gardening

Spring has sprung and it’s time to think about gardening. Join Sue Beebe from Cornell Cooperative Extension on Saturday, April 21st at 11:00am as she covers the basics of organic gardening and it’s pros and cons. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.


Adult Book Discussion Group

The adult book discussion group will meet on April 25th at 3:00pm. The group will discuss, Lilac Girls by, Martha Hall Kelly. Books are available at the circulation desk for loan. New members are encouraged and welcome to attend.

Click  the link to read a book review-

origamiDon’t know what to with the kids during Spring Break? Come to Ballston Spa Public Library on Wednesday, April 4th at 2pm, to learn the basics of origami.

Kids ages 7-12 are invited to attend this free workshop led by instructor, Dan Busha of Paper Dragon Sculpture.