Pick-Up Site of the Week: The Borough of Totowa Public Library

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How do we love Anne Krautheim, director of this New Jersey institution? Let us count the ways. 1) She has established free yoga and other low-impact exercise classes. 2) Her library serves as a clubhouse for groups devoted to knitting, bridge, mahjong, and pinochle. 3) Want to improve your writing, watercolor, coding, or SAT-taking skills? There’s a course for that. … Read More

Field Goods + Mastodon = ?

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What does Field Goods have in common with a mastodon replica? Both are at the Cohoes Public Library, our newest pick-up site and the mastodon’s home for decades. According to the library’s director, Matthew Graff, the massive replica boasts quite a backstory. In 1866, mastodon bones were found embedded in peat at the town’s Harmony Mills, a.k.a. the “Mastodon Mill,” which … Read More

Getting your beets and books at the library

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Donna Williams, founder of Field Goods Getting your beets and books at the library. Who would have predicted that up and down the Hudson Valley, hundreds of people would be picking up local produce every week all year-round at their local library? I didn’t. But sure enough, over the past few years Field Goods has delivered about 10,000 bags of … Read More