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Wednesday February 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  
Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845) 483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.
 
 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM The Color of Calm Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

Adults are invited to join the latest national craze - adult coloring! Fabulously intricate and creative books have now been published for adults to engagein this calming, color-filled activity that we all loved as children.  The library will provide a gathering place, the creative pages, and some watercolor pencils and markers.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM Baby Rhyme Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A language enrichment program for birth-23 months features songs, rhymes, finger plays and books. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM Baby Rhyme and Play Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A language enrichment program for infants birth-23 months featuring songs, rhymes, finger plays and books followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Books, flannel board stories and music for children ages 3-5, followed by an hour of guided play in the Discovery Stations. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring your knitting and/or crocheting projects to the library and share your tricks and tips with others. No registration necessary.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Toastmasters Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jen Musci     jmusci608@gmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Office For the Aging Brain Games: Improve Your Mental Alertness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Ginny Condon, volunteer for the Office for the Aging, will join us for a series of mental games and exercises to help improve memory skills. Each class will be different. No registration necessary.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Internet 101 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Grasp the basics of internet surfing such as opening Internet Explorer, using the minimizing, restore, and close buttons, resizing windows, and using the address bar. We will also show you how you can be safe online so you can enjoy being on the internet. 

Prerequisite: basic computer skills.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Teen Media Lab OPEN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Do one of our projects, finish one of your own or just “experiment and play around” with something new. – no registration needed. 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM TML Project: After Effects – Valentine Card Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Put some words to motion and create a unique valentine for someone special

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 5 spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Seed Paper Valentines Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Make hand-crafted paper Valentines embedded with flower seeds that can be planted in the spring. Grades K-5.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Board Development & Policy Committee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Grace Haack   (845) 485-3445 x3306   ghaack@poklib.org
   

Monthly meeting of Library District committee.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Marist Music Mania Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Spend the afternoon with Tau Beta Sigma, Marist's honorary band sorority and explore instruments in an instrument petting zoo, learn music fundamentals, craft musical instruments to take home, and practice the Red Fox Rumble! No registration required! Grades K-5.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Microsoft Word 102 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn to work with page setup, tabs, tables, styles, spelling tools and more.

Prerequisite: Word 101 or equivalent experience. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

An instructor will be in touch via email (or phone) up to 1 week before class. You must reply to retain your seat and receive a handout in the class.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM SAT Test Prep/English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

.English teacher Fiona McKenna will lead a series of three workshops to assist teenagers who are interested in scoring higher on the English section of the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test).  Register for all three sessions or just one. 

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Computer Viruses: Cause, Cure, and Prevention Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   (845) 485-3445 x3702   
   

Instructor Stephan Brown leads a three session series on the curse of computer viruses.  Plan to attend all three sessions!

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Thursday February 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Arthur S. May PTA Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sabrina Schutzsmith     arthursmaypta@gmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845)483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Sensory Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Sensory and fine motor skill experiences through unique art processes for children ages 18 months to five years old accompanied by an adult caregiver. Dress for mess! No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A story time for two-year olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 10:40 AM  -  11:00 AM Toot & Scoot Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Active participation of adult caregiver is required. No registration required.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road Teen Area
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM PLC Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Books, flannel board stories, and music for children ages 3-5, followed by an hour of guided play in the Discovery Stations. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Afternoon at the Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

A Series of the Movies of Preston Sturges.  Today, The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944).

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Teen Media Lab OPEN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Do one of our projects, finish one of your own or just “experiment and play around” with something new. – no registration needed. 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Marble Run Engineering Challenge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Build your own marble run using recycled materials which can be attached to a wall at home. Grades 4-8.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Disney Infinity Game Design Club with IBM Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Our friends at IBM are teaming up with the Library to teach computer programming through video game design to kids using Disney Infinity, an action-adventure sandbox video game platform that features many of your favorite Disney characters, open world creation and story-driven gameplay in this eight week program. Consistant attendance strongly recommended. Registration required. Grades 3 – 8.

    Location: Boardman Road - Children's Computers
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Understanding Financial Aid Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Become acquainted with the financial aid process. Dutchess Community College Financial Aid Director, Susan Mead, will give some very useful advice on all kinds of financial aid for college. She will also discuss the FASFA application. For teens and parents

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dave Baxter     dbaxter1@hvc.rr.com
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Winter Teen Gathering & Snow “Ball” Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Beat the winter cold by dancing to your favorite music and enjoy yummy snacks while hanging out with friends.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 20 spaces available.
Friday February 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  
Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845) 483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.
 
 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM AARP Foundation Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Kaiser     krjamsgram@aol.com
   

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free, reliable tax preparation service for low to middle income families, individuals and seniors.  There is no age limit and you do not have to be a member of AARP.  Please dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-899-1479, to schedule an appointment.
 

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM TLC-Toddler Learning Center Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A program focused on importance of play featuring toys, books and activities for children ages 18-36 months accompanied by an adult caregiver. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Stitch Your Heart Out Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Boardman Road Branch   (845) 485-3445 x3400   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring your knitting and/or crocheting projects to the library and share your tricks and tips with others No registration necessary.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Bridge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Come play bridge.  Bring friends to make a table of 4!

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
Saturday February 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Women's Enterprise Development Center (WEDC) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cynthia Marsh-Croll     cmarsh-croll@wedebiz.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Pick Up Stitches Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring your knitting and/or crocheting projects to the library and share your tricks and tips with others. No registration necessary.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Remodel Smart Seminar Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence   (845) 485-3445 x3306   tlawrence@poklib.org
   

Educational seminar by knowledgeable remodeling professionals.  The goal of the Remodel Smart Seminar is to enrich the relationship between you and your remodeler, by identifying the critical steps of the planning process.  During this session, we will discuss a well written contract, interviewing a remodeler, and benefits of a pre-construction meeting along with many other vital tools to ensure an enjoyable and successful remodeling experience!

 

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Iota Pi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Faith Watson     fvwatson@msn.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM The Valley Film Cooperative Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amina Kearney   (845) 480-4114   amina.kearney@yahoo.com
   

The Valley Film Cooperative is a not-for-profit community based program for aspiring filmmakers who want to hone their skills and network with other artists.  The organization is open to the public.  Anyone who wants to contribute to our monthly projects with their vision or talent is welcome.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
Monday February 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none Presidents' Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Library District closed.

Tuesday February 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845)483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Kaiser     krhjamsgram@aol.com
   

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free, reliable tax preparation service for low to middle income families, individuals and seniors.  There is no age limit and you do not have to be a member of AARP.  Please dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-899-1479, to schedule an appointment. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Towsley   (845) 857-3083   etowsley@misn-ny.org
   

Providing assistance for the public to enroll in Health Insurance (Medicaid and Qualified Health Plans) using the NY State of Health Marketplace website or assist them with any problems they may have in doing so.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Toot & Scoot Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhyme, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Active participation of adult caregiver is required. No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Rockland & Orange Reporting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marian Fass     rowork@courtreportingny.com
    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Dutchess County Human Resources Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Donna Lehnert   (845) 486-2183   dlehnert@dutchessny.gov
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Manga Drawing Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Draw a favorite anime character or invent your own. Teens and tweens welcome.

    Location: Boardman Road Teen Area
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension: No Child Left Inside Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Klocker   (845) 677-8223 x135   cak97@cornell.edu
    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Introduction to Blogging Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Come discover what a blog is and see examples of popular and local blogs. Then learn how to start your own blog using Word Press. In this Introduction to Blogging class you will learn how to find or create a Blog, or both! 

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent experience and email account required. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

An instructor will be in touch via email (or phone) up to 1 week before class. You must reply to retain your seat and receive a handout in the class.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Bring your imaginations and we’ll build from there with LEGO blocks and games. Parents welcome! Grades K-5. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Bring your imaginations and we’ll build from there with LEGO blocks and games. Parents welcome! Grades K-5. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Hip-Hop Dance Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Learn or improve your hip hop dance moves in this four-week workshop with dance educator Julian from M*POWER Center For Cultural Fitness, Inc. Grades 1-5.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Resume Critique Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Professional feedback to strengthen your resume. Bring a printed copy of your resume.

No registration is required, but please call the library the day of the scheduled session to confirm it is still being held. Presented by Dutchess County One Stop Career Center.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  
Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845) 483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.
 
 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM Baby Rhyme Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A language enrichment program for birth-23 months features songs, rhymes, finger plays and books. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:50 AM Baby Rhyme and Play Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A language enrichment program for infants birth-23 months featuring songs, rhymes, finger plays and books followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Books, flannel board stories and music for children ages 3-5, followed by an hour of guided play in the Discovery Stations. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting and Crocheting Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring your knitting and/or crocheting projects to the library and share your tricks and tips with others. No registration necessary.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Sunshine Open Hearts Day Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cotlyn Baker     cbaker@sunshinecares.com
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Towsley   (845) 857-3083   etowsley@misn-ny.org
   

Providing assistance for the public to enroll in Health Insurance (Medicaid and Qualified Health Plans) using the NY State of Health Marketplace website or assist them with any problems they may have in doing so.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Office For the Aging Brain Games: Improve Your Mental Alertness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Ginny Condon, volunteer for the Office for the Aging, will join us for a series of mental games and exercises to help improve memory skills. Each class will be different. No registration necessary.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Internet 102 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn more about the Internet...What exactly is the World Wide Web? What do those different domain names (.com, .net, .org) mean? What is the difference between http and https? Also discover great sites for practicing your new skills! 

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent experience.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Teen Media Lab OPEN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Do one of our projects, finish one of your own or just “experiment and play around” with something new. – no registration needed. 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM TML Project: Green Screen Filming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Learn to edit a green screen film and add your own background Walk on Mars or fly among the clouds. Actors needed.

 

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Dance & Jam Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Shake off those winter blues!  Show off your moves or just pick up an instrument and rock out with us! We will be providing music and instruments but feel free to bring your own! Grades K-5.

 

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Paper Quilt Art Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Come make a paper quilt based on the designs inspired from Lesa Cline-Ransome’s book Quilt Counting. Grades K-5.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Finance Committee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Grace Haack   (854) 485-3445 x3306   ghaack@poklib.org
   

Monthly meeting of Library District committee.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: George Mann     friendspresident@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road Friends Book Store
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Mail Merge in Word & Excel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn how to set up a mail merge. We will use Excel for the data and customize letters in Word. We will also create mailing labels for the letters.

Prerequisite – Microsoft Word 101 & 102 or equivalent experience.You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

An instructor will be in touch via email (or phone) up to 1 week before class. You must reply to retain your seat and receive a handout in the class.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM SAT Test Prep/English Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

English teacher Fiona McKenna will lead a series of three workshops to assist teenagers who are interested in scoring higher on the English section of the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test).  Register for all three sessions or just one. 

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM First Dutchess Quilter's Guild Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Nisley   (845) 471-8257   mary.nisley@pobox.com
   

Regular meeting of the First Dutchess Quilter's Guild.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Thursday February 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845)483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Sensory Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Sensory and fine motor skill experiences through unique art processes for children ages 18 months to five years old accompanied by an adult caregiver. Dress for mess! No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A story time for two-year olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Set Your Goals To Live Your Dreams Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   
With a goal you get what you want. Without a goal you take what you get! At this workshop learn how to use “smart” goals to be successful in your job search, your career and everyday life! 
Presented by staff from the Dutchess County One Stop Career Center.
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are 7 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Big Read Planning Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlafff@poklib.org
   

Big Read Partners gather to plan.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 10:40 AM  -  11:00 AM Toot & Scoot Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Active participation of adult caregiver is required. No registration required.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road Teen Area
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM PLC Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Books, flannel board stories, and music for children ages 3-5, followed by an hour of guided play in the Discovery Stations. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Afternoon at the Movies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

A Series of the Movies of Preston Sturges.  Today, Hail the Conquering Hero (1944).

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Teen Media Lab OPEN Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Do one of our projects, finish one of your own or just “experiment and play around” with something new. – no registration needed. 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension: No Child Left Inside Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carolyn Klocker   (845) 677-8223 x135   cak97@cornell.edu
    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Show Me the Money! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Learn how to save and spend money by playing store. Bring home a piggy bank! Grades K-5.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Disney Infinity Game Design Club with IBM Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Our friends at IBM are teaming up with the Library to teach computer programming through video game design to kids using Disney Infinity, an action-adventure sandbox video game platform that features many of your favorite Disney characters, open world creation and story-driven gameplay in this eight week program. Consistant attendance strongly recommended. Registration required. Grades 3 – 8.

    Location: Boardman Road - Children's Computers
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM MHLS Friends Support Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Occassional meeting of the Friends Support Group of the Mid-Hudson Library System.

    Location: Boardman Road Friends Book Store
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore   845-485-3445 x3321   spriore@poklib.org
   

¡Venga y aprenda computación con nosotros! Le enseñaremos los fundamento: básicos para trabajar en una computadora. Pratique en las computadoras de la biblioteca Inscríbase con anticipación y asista una vez por semana. Cupo máximo para 10 personas. Comunicarse con Sandra Priore al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a spriore@poklib.org. Apoyado por los Fondos del Programa que subsidia los Servicios de Alfabetización para Adultos de la Biblioteca del Estado de Nueva York.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM An Evening of Poetry Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

A relaxed evening of poetry hosted by Gordon Riggs, with featured poet followed by open mic.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM 92nd Street Y Series Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence   (845) 485-3445 x3702   tlawrence@poklib.org
   

Not in God's Name - Confronting Religious Violence with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Friday February 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  
Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845) 483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.
 
 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM AARP Foundation Tax Aide Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Kaiser     krjamsgram@aol.com
   

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program provides free, reliable tax preparation service for low to middle income families, individuals and seniors.  There is no age limit and you do not have to be a member of AARP.  Please dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-899-1479, to schedule an appointment.
 

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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