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Leo B Clement Scholarship – for High School Seniors from Poestenkill


9th Annual Leo B Clement Memorial Scholarship
The family of Leo B Clement, via the Poestenkill Library, is pleased to offer a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a resident of Poestenkill and plans to enter a two- or four- year college program this fall.

The Leo B. Clement Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Alma Clement, in memory of her late husband, for a high school senior who loves reading. It is funded through gifts given by the family of the late Mr. & Mrs. Clement.

Rules
Entrants must:

1. Be a Poestenkill resident;

2. Be a High School Senior (or equivalent) from a public, private, or home school who will be attending a two- or four- year college for the 2020-21 school year;

3. Write an essay of 500-750 words on the general subject of “The Love of Reading.”

Judging:
Scholarship award will be chosen by a committee comprised of Clement family members, the Director of Poestenkill Library, a Library Trustee, and a community member to be chosen by the Board of Trustees. The initial reading of essays will be completed without knowledge of the applicant’s name.

Announcement of Winning Essay:
The essay winner will contacted by June 30, 2020. The scholarship award will be announced on the Poestenkill Library website www.poestenkilllibrary.org and in The Advertiser.

Instructions:
1. Essay must be between 500-750 words. Computer-generated is preferred. No specific font or spacing is required. Applicant’s name should not be on essay page.

2. A cover page must also be submitted which includes the following:

Applicant’s name, address, and phone number

High School currently attending (or equivalent)

College attending in the fall

3. Essay should be submitted via email or mail by May 31, 2020.

Email: info@poestenkilllibrary.org

Mail: PO Box 305, Poestenkill NY 12140

4. One submission per student.

Library Board meeting – Monday 4/27 @ 7pm via Zoom

All meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend the meeting on Monday, please email info @poestenkilllibrary.org to have an invitation with access information sent to you.
Thank you.

Margie Morris
Director

Happy Earth Day! 50th Anniversary!

New digital resource – Hoopla!

Hoopla: E-Books, E-Audio, Movies and Music
Hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.

Poestenkill Library provides you 5 instant borrows each month. These digital borrows will reset every month and you can borrow more than one title at a time. Books are available for 21 days, videos are available for 72 hours, and music titles are available for 7 days after you borrow. Hoopla is available on your desktop, phone, tablet, Alexa devices, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, and Android TV. Make sure to download the app to take your borrows anywhere.

To sign up for Hoopla, visit Hoopla Digital, and select Get Started Today. Follow the prompts to create an account, select Poestenkill Library, enter your library barcode and account PIN number. If you have a library account from a different UHLS library, please select that library to continue signing up.

For help with Hoopla, please visit the Hoopla Help Page. If you need help with your library card or PIN, please email info@poestenkilllibrary.org.

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