Due to inclement weather the library will open at 12pm today, February 6th. Storytime is canceled today. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Blind Date with a Book is Back!

Back by popular demand, get ready for our 6th annual “Blind Date with a Book”! We have covered books of many genres, and have given you the first sentence of each book. Come and take your chances on a mystery date. You may find a new author, genre, or subject that you may have otherwise never checked out! This event will run throughout the month of February.

Friends of the Ballston Spa Public Library Present:

An Evening with Malcolm X Hosted by Skidmore Professor Winston Grady-Willis

Please join us in the community room on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 6:30pm in celebrating Black History Month. This year we honor Malcolm X on the 55th anniversary of his death. This lecture will explore both the religious and secular evolution of this iconic human rights activist.


Elsie Maddaus, 1919-2020

From 1967 to 1987, Elsie was the librarian at the Ballston Spa Public Library. She loved helping library patrons of all ages, organizing a wide variety of library programs, and writing a regular column about the library for the Ballston Journal. (obituary from Daily Gazette)

~Thank you for your service~

The Library Board will meet on Tuesday, February 11th at 6:30pm. The public is welcome to attend.