Guilderland Library Notes for Saturday, June 22, 2013

— Photo by Rudy Lu
The Brian Patneaude Quartet will give a free Second Sunday jazz concert at the Guilderland Public Library on Sunday, June 9, at 2 p.m. the library advised patrons to come early as this is a popular show.

Repeatedly cited as “Best Jazz” by Metroland magazine, Brian Patneaude – one of the top musicians in New York’s Capital District – will bring his quartet to the Guilderland Public Library for a free Second Sunday Concert on June 9, at 2 p.m.

Formed in 2002, the Brian Patneaude Quartet currently features pianist Dave Payette, bassist Mike DelPrete and drummer Danny Whelchel, Their music is an blend modern jazz styles, melodies and harmonic textures that appeal to the casual listener and jazz aficionado alike.

In addition to leading his own quartet, Patneaude teaches at Schenectady County Community College and Blue Sky Music Studios and maintains, an online guide to the region’s jazz community.

Friday family movie 

Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved fairy tale about Thumbelina is brought to life in an enchanting G-rated movie that will be shown at the library on Friday, June 7, at 7 p.m. Enjoy the movie and the free popcorn.

Get expert help learning the ins and outs of’s library edition, at a special class at the library on Saturday, June 8, at 10 a.m., which is available free at the library, is a treasure trove of information. Barbara Nichols Randall will demonstrate tips and tricks of using the database. In addition, you will learn how to search the databases included in New York, and be able to contribute your own family tree free of charge. You will be able to use Library laptops, or bring your own, so that you can apply what you learned. Please register for this class by calling 456-2400, ext. 2.

Board meets

The library’s board of trustees holds its monthly business meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m., in the library’s Tawasentha Room. The public is encouraged to attend.

   Library info

 For more information about the library, call the library at 456-2400, or e-mail us at  The library is located at 2228 Western Ave., Guilderland. Visit the library’s website at