Saturday Sept. 28, 9 AM – 1 PM: Peppertree Pet Adoption

Cheney Library and Peppertree Rescue will be holding a pet adoption event at the library on Saturday, September 28 from 9 AM – 1 PM.

Peppertree is a nonprofit corporation that finds homes for dogs in need that have the character and temperament commonly associated with the friendly and peaceful nature of Golden Retrievers. While they are a recognized Golden Retriever Rescue and member of the Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee, they do not focus on Goldens alone – they are an all breed rescue dedicated to finding good dogs good homes, regardless of breed, age, size or health. You can learn more about them on their website:

Please join us to meet and greet some new friends–or help a dog in need find his or her forever home.

Sept. 19, 4:00 – 5:30 – Ukulele Jam!

After receiving such a positive response to our August event, we have planned another ukulele jam with Henry Simpatico for this Thursday! All ages and skill levels are welcome, and a free lesson will be provided for beginners. Please join in and make some music with us!

If you do not have your own ukulele, 4 are available for use. Please email or call (518) 686-9401 to reserve an instrument.

Unity House Law Project Workshop: Sept. 16, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Attorney Christopher A. Amato of the Unity House Law Project will discuss domestic violence, dating violence, sexual violence, and relationship abuse, as well as the services provided by Unity House for victims of violence. The attorney will answer questions, and/or provide a private legal consultation.

Unity House is a human service agency based in Rensselaer County. Their mission is to assist those who are living in poverty, adults living with mental illness or HIV/AIDS, victims of domestic violence, and children with developmental delays. To learn more about Unity House, please visit their website at