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Saturday May 27, 2017 Go To Top
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Sunday May 28, 2017 Go To Top
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Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
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Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (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)
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Dutchess One Stop Career Center Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Chance     schance@dutchessonestop.org
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground 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 Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters Club Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Sciuto     mtardugno@hotmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Coalition on Elder Abuse/Mediation Center Of Dutchess County Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Schwarz     lschwartz@dutchessmediation.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Working With Your Digital Photos Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn how to move your pictures from your digital camera to a computer, view them and save them to a USB/Flash drive (must bring your own drive). 

NOTE: This class is for digital cameras only – not mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, cell phones, etc.).
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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Black History Project Committee of Mid-Hudson Heritage Center Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carmen McGill     mcgill@sunydutchess.edu
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM QUALITYstarsNY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Schwegler     hschwegler@qualitystarsny.org
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:15 PM  -  8:15 PM QUALITYstarsNY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather Schwegler     hschwegler@qualitystarsny.org
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Not Your Mama’s Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tammy Myers   845-485-3445 x3409   adultevents@poklib.org
   

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque  A powerful story about World War I.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
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Friday June 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Brain Games Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barrie Hartman     barrie34@aol.com
   

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
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 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Early Childhood Developmental Check-up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Complete a brief questionnaire and have five areas of your child's development evaluated by an Astor Early Childhood Educator. Available in English and Spanish. 45 minutes per child, ages 2 months-5 years. Call 211 to make your appointment.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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)
Saturday June 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM CSEA/Voice Local 100A Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nikki Johnson     nj_0616@yahoo.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Alpha Kappa Alpha - Iota Alpha Omega Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nyhisha Gibbs     nyhboda@aol.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Medicare 101 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Are you currently enrolled in Medicare? Or are you soon to be eligible for Medicare? Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? Learn about how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance options available to you. Review and compare Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. Explore and evaluate Original Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplement Insurance and Medicare Advantage Plans.  Receive the most up-to-date information and simplify the choices you need to make.  This program will help you become more well-informed and confident about what Medicare means for you! Instructor: Jim Farnham, MBA, MS, Licensed Agent

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are many spaces available.
 
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk on ground floor.

 

    Location: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk.

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM History of 50s and 60s through Song Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Marc Black, for a musical tour through these two historically defining decades.  You’ll sing along with wonderful songs as diverse as Itsy Bitsy, Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka -Dot Bikini and Blowin’ in the Wind, as well as tunes by artists ranging from Dean Martin to George Harrison.  In addition to the music and discussion, this popular program features a slide show that’s sure to slide you right back in time.  Marc will also perform his own group’s top forty hit from 1967… ‘Happy’ by the ‘Blades of Grass’.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Sunday June 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Exercise Your Writing! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Writer’s Block?  Lacking motivation and inspiration?  Come exercise your writing with prompts and group sharing.  Please bring a notebook and preferred writing implement.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
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Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Early Childhood Developmental Check-up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Complete a brief questionnaire and have five areas of your child's development evaluated by an Astor Early Childhood Educator. Available in English and Spanish. 45 minutes per child, ages 2 months-5 years. Call 211 to make your appointment.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program 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 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Using the Library in Your Job Search Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn about the best sites for job listings, resume-building tools, as well as print and online resources to help you during the interviewing process.

You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in the Greenspan Board Room, and Reading Bay (both 3rd Floor), Children's Program Room (Cavallaro), Teen Study Room (both 2nd floor), the Genealogy Room, and Small Periodicals Room on the Main Floor. All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Using a Smartphone Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

This introductory two hour class will help you unlock the unlimited potential of your smartphone.  Whether you are considering a purchase, just got a new phone, or have had one for years, come to our Smartphone Class to learn how to get the most out of your smartphone.   The class will cover basic smartphone navigation features and functions.

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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground 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 - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Resumes & Cover Letters Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Applying to jobs? Most employers are expecting that you submit a resume and cover letter as part of your application (even when they might say a cover letter is optional, it never really is). Come learn what to do (and what not to do) when writing resumes and cover letters -- so your documents will stand out from everyone else!

Registration required. Walk-ins may be accommodated if space permits.

Presented by Dutchess County One Stop Career Center.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are 4 spaces available.
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Jewish Federation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Howard Lynne     howardlynn1@gmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Dutchess One Stop Career Center Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Chance     schance@dutchessonestop.org
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground 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  -  12:00 PM Murphy Wealth Management Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Daniel J. Murphy   (845) 226-1200   mlorenzana@murphywealth.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Connecting to Better Health Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica Sherman   (845) 485-3445 x3315   jsherman@poklib.org
   

A community outreach worker from Hudson River Healthcare will be here to provide insurance enrollment, offer assistance with paperwork, schedule appointments at HRHCare Poughkeepsie locations and be a referral resource that anyone within the community may need. For more information call Megan Gomes at (845) 745-9925 or send an email to mgomes@hrhcare.org. (No registration is required).

The table can be found near check-out desk on ground floor.

 

    Location: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Association of American University Women Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Pinna     ajpinna@aol.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
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  -  1:15 PM Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters Club Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Sciuto     mntardugno@hotmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Introduction to Pinterest Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Want to be inspired and exchange ideas on everything from cooking to exercise routines?   Pin it!  Learn the basics of Pinterest, a fun, image-based social network which is the fastest growing social media site ever.    Create “Pins,” and share or like pins by “Repinning.”  Prerequisite: basic computer skills and email account required. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering

Prerequisite: basic computer skillsYou 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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Big Read Teen Art Contest Reception Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angela Panzer   (845)485-3445 x3309   apanzer@poklib.org
   

Artists, their families, teachers, and Big Read Partners are welcome to view the Contest entries.  Winners will be announced tonight.  Light refreshments served.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Murphy Wealth Management Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Daniel J. Murphy   (845) 226-1200   mlorenzana@murphywealth.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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)
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM 10 Simple Tips to a Healthier You Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Come Learn easy ways to improve health without making drastic changes.  Compliments of MVP's Community Health Educator, Sydney Leone.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground 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 1:00 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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 5:45 PM  -  8:30 PM Northern Dutchess Sympathy Orchestra Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dave Baxter     dbaster1@hvc.rr.com
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Lincoln Center Local (Recorded Event) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The American Revolution:  With loads of laughs and ingenious storytelling, this cheeky troupe of actors from Chicago brings our country's origin story to life using their bodies, voices, and pantomimed cannons.  (47 min)

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Brain Games Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barrie Hartman     barrie34@aol.com
   

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
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 - Joba Children's Program 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)
Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Defensive Driving Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The course provides a 10% discount on your auto insurance as well as the elimination of up to 4 points from your NYS license. Cost: $25/person. Bring your own lunch.  Must Register due to popularity of class.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
   
 
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk on ground floor.

 

    Location: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk.

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
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 Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in the Greenspan Board Room, and Reading Bay (both 3rd Floor), Children's Program Room (Cavallaro), Teen Study Room (both 2nd floor), the Genealogy Room, and Small Periodicals Room on the Main Floor. All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Great Decisions: U.S. Foreign Policy and Petroleum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

What is the effect of U.S. petroleum security on foreign policy?  What is the effect of U.S. petroleum security on foreign policy? For 45 years, the country has alternated between periods of energy security and insecurity, sometimes able to wield petroleum as a useful instrument of foreign policy, sometimes not. Despite the so-called “energy revolution,” the U.S. today is by no means disentangled from foreign dependence and global trends. In order to be successful, policymakers must recognize both petroleum security circumstances and patterns in the relationship between petroleum and foreign policy. Facilitated by Matt Murray, Instructor in Government at Dutchess Community College.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Decoding the Past: Treasures from the Dutchess County Historical Society Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join guest experts for interactive sessions uncovering the secret history hidden within iconic artifacts from Dutchess County’s past. Presented by the Dutchess County Historical Society. 

DCHS Members: $10 per session/$40 for the series; non-members: $15 per session/$60 for the series.  Please contact DCHS to register: (845) 471-1630 or dchistorical@verizon.net

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
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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Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Dutchess One Stop Career Center Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Chance     schance@dutchessonestop.org
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM The Color of Calm - Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Boardman Road Branch   845-485-3445 x3706   adultevents@poklib.org
   

The library will provide the creative pages, markers, and water color pencils.  Feel free to bring your own supplies and share with others. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
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  -  1:15 PM Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters Club Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Sciuto     mntardugno@hotmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Exploring Christina's World: An Evening with Christina Baker Kline Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence   (845) 485-3445 x3306   administration@poklib.org
   

Kline speaks about A Piece of the World, her new novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
        There are 119 spaces available.
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) 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 with any problems with enrollment.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 10:30 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   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

Community partners gather to plan Big Read.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third 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 1:00 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 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) 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 with any problems with enrollment.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christopher Wyble     chris@glsenhudsonvalley.org
   

Open to the public:  A meeting of the Hudson Valley chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, GLSEN Hudson Valley strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hudson Valley American Sign Language Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Barkstrom     dianebarkasl@gmail.com
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM An Evening of Poetry featuring Tom O’Connell Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Former Beacon Poet Laureate Tom O’Connell will read from his body of work.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Conversations from the 92nd Street Y Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Administration   (845) 485-3445 x3306   administration@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
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)
Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Write, Write, and Re-Write Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Come and bring your works in progress and receive feedback from your peers. All writing genres welcome. Open to adults and young adults. We meet the third Saturday of the month.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk on ground floor.

 

    Location: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk.

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
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misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Narrow Way Gospel Assembly Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marisol Williams     purpleblessing1@yahoo.com
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Local History Room Open House Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kira Thompson   845 485 3445 x3350   kthompson@poklib.org
   

Participating with I Love New York's Path Through History weekend & Poughkeepsie Open Studios, join us for a peek into the past during an open house in PPLD's Local History Room.  This room, normally open by appointment only, contains documents, objects and artifacts essential to Poughkeepsie's history. We hope you'll join us to browse our collection and find out more about what the Local History room contains.  No registration necessary.

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Poughkeepsie Open Studios Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845)485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

Local artists open their studios and galleries to the public.  Pick up a walking/driving tour map and meet the artists who work in your neighborhood.

    Location: Adriance - Mary Wojtecki Gallery
Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
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 Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

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

Set up and manipulate a basic spreadsheet. 

Prerequisite: basic computer skillsYou 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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM PJ Library/Jewish Federation of Dutchess County Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Ritz     kimberlyritz@gmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes and Speaker Presentation in Spanish Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura M. Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in Charwat Meeting Room, Small Periodicals Room and Teen Study Room. All levels welcome. Please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays to register at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Creating a Website Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Come learn how to create your own fully personalized, high-quality website using the online website building service Wix.com.  In the class we will create a restaurant website together.  Then we will give you the tools you need to change and customize the website to make it your own.  Promote your business, showcase your art or set up an online shop.  

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalentYou 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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground 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)
 
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)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Dutchess County Progressive Action Alliance Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Caroline Fenner     mscarolinefenner@gmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
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  -  1:15 PM Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters Club Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Sciuto     mntardugno@hotmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Windows 10 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Perform basic work-related tasks, learn the new features and how Windows 10 can work with Cortana and the Microsoft Edge web browser.

Prerequisite: Internet 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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Do It Yourself With Microsoft Publisher Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher to create basic publications such as flyers, business cards and brochures.

Prerequisite: Microsoft 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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM First Dutchess Quilters Special Interest Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Nisley     mary.nisley@pobox.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM First Dutchess Quilters Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carol Weber     rodian@optonline.net
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Books and Brew Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Morgan   485-3445 x3357   cmorgan@poklib.org
   

Book: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman.  Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he presents his fashioning of the primeval Norse myths into a novel. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly recreating the characters--the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to dupe others, and their tendencey to let passion ignite their actions--and making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again. (adapted from author website)  

We meet at Juan Murphy's Irish Pub and Mexican Grub 796 Main Street Poughkeepsie (Formerly The Dubliner).

    Location: Juan Murphy's
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Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) 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 with any problems with enrollment.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) 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 with any problems with enrollment.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Summer Reading Kick-Off at Boardman Road Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Sign up for the summer reading program, and then plant some vegetables!  Get a FREE PPLD tote bag for signing up and learn about the other prizes that you can receive for participating. Pre-K and up. Tote bags will be distributed while supplies last. Registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
 
misc_none 2:50 PM  -  4:30 PM Literacy in the Garden with Poughkeepsie Farm Project Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Help us plant our 2017 garden! Garden educators from Poughkeepsie Farm Project will lead families in planting vegetables in our raised-bed garden.  Learn about plant and human health through planting activities and read alouds. Please dress for the mess and weather. We will meet in the Lobby at 2:50 pm and head out to the garden at 3 pm. For families with children Pre-K and up. Registration required. 
 

 

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet the Author: Gary Clendennen Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Gary will speak about his book 'Friends Along the Falkill: Growing Up in Poughkeepsie in the 1950s.'

Gary W. Clendennen graduated from Poughkeepsie H.S. in 1961, left town in 1963, and did not return to the city until 2012. He received an MA  in German history from the University of Minnesota in 1971, an MLS. (Library Service) from Rutgers State in 1973, and his Ph.D. in African history from Edinburgh University in 1978. His writings include over 50 books and articles published in nine different countries, on subjects such as history, baseball, travel, and birdwatching, and others. SP4 Clendennen spent 1970 as a soldier in Viet-Nam, and is currently preparing for print the journal he kept that year.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Shred Free Day @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Locally owned, Legal Shred is happy to partner with the Poughkeepsie Public Library to help educate the community and facilitate best practices for identity theft prevention.  Witness the shredding on our color monitor mounted to the side panel of the truck for the highest security.  Limit 2-3 boxes/bags per person.  Acceptable material to be shred:  paper (white or colored), plastic ID cards, carbon paper, computer disks, empty prescription bottles, file folders, credit cards, CDs/DVDs, microfilm/ microfiche, staples and paper clips, old checkbooks.

    Location: Boardman Road Site
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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)
Saturday June 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Hudson Valley Shop Talk Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Sabatini     kimmiepoppins@mac.com
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk on ground floor.

 

    Location: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Geeks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Martha Farrell   (845) 485-3445 x3358   mfarrell@poklib.org
   

Students available to help with technology questions.

Geeks can be found near check-out desk.

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mystery Mondays Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Christensen   (845)485-3445 x3422   ntchristensen@netzero.net
   

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.  Today's book is Jeffery Deaver's 'The Blue Nowhere'.

    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  -  4:00 PM Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Microsoft Excel 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 formulas, functions, creating a chart and filtering.

Prerequisite: Excel 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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kick-Off Summer Reading Program at Adriance Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Sign up for the Summer Reading Program and then make some “crazy instruments” that you’ll use during the interactive performance of Super Sonics! Get a FREE PPLD tote bag for signing up and learn about the other prizes that you can receive for participating. Pre-K and up. 

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM SUPER SONICS! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Did you know that a whole world of sound can be found in your family’s recycling bin? Join Matthew Cantello in discovering the magic of tone, vibration and music while making some “crazy instruments” to be used in the wildest music jam you’ve ever heard! Along the way, we’ll also discover some of the scientific principles that make sound come alive – while having a load of fun in the process! Feel free to bring anything out of your recycling bin for use in the program! For families with children Pre-K and up. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in the Greenspan Board Room, and Reading Bay (both 3rd Floor), Children's Program Room (Cavallaro), Teen Study Room (both 2nd floor), the Genealogy Room, and Small Periodicals Room on the Main Floor. All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 8:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Bridges to Board Service Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gabriella Fryer   (845) 264-1206   gabriella@stringendomusic.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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  -  4:00 PM Big Read: Teacher/Discussion Leader Symposium Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845)485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

Day-long workshop for Big Read Partners. Will give practical tools for discussion leaders and local teachers (for grades 6-12) preparing to use the Big Read literature in their classrooms in the Fall, 2017.

Event at District Offices, Wappingers Central Schools, Route 52, Wiccopee

    Location: Wappingers Central Office
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (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)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Town of Poughkeepsie Democratic Committee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Herb Stoller     herbstoller@gmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Morgan   (845)485-3445 x3357   cmorgan@poklib.org
   

Summer Reading isn't just for kids! We invite all readers to take up the Summer Reading Scavenger Challenge. If you can, try to read a book a week a week, selecting one book from each category in the Challenge List!  It could be fun to branch out and read things you might not typically pick up.  Stop by the Kick-Off party for more information, book suggestions, and snacks. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM The Color of Calm - Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Boardman Road Branch   845-485-3445 x3706   adultevents@poklib.org
   

The library will provide the creative pages, markers, and water color pencils.  Feel free to bring your own supplies and share with others. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Navigating the Medicare Website Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Hands-on training at the Medicare web site to find information about Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. 

Led by volunteers and staff from the Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) at Dutchess County Office for the Aging.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are 8 spaces available.
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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  -  1:15 PM Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters Club Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Sciuto     mntardugno@hotmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Coalition on Elder Abuse/Mediation Center Of Dutchess County Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Schwarz     lschwartz@dutchessmediation.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Excel Tips & Tricks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Now that you are comfortable with Excel, learn how to work smarter! In this advanced class we will show you tips for accomplishing tasks faster as well as how to use some of the time-saving tools available within Excel.

Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel 101 and Excel 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.

Registration begins on Tuesday, March 28 at 9 am.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mid-Hudson Vectorworks User Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gytis Simaitis     mykolas@me.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Arlington Branch   845-485-3445 x3706   adultevents@poklib.org
   

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.  (2016, 2 hr 13 min, PG-13).

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Monthly meeting of the Library District's Board of Trustees.  Preceded by warrant review at 6:30 pm.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Latino Democrats of Dutchess County (LDODC) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anibal Garcia     anibal393@aol.com
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) 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 with any problems with enrollment.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) 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 with any problems with enrollment.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Not Your Mama’s Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tammy Myers   845-485-3445 x3409   adultevents@poklib.org
   

A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan.  Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.  "Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption."~Goodreads.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
Friday June 30, 2017 Go To Top
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)
Saturday July 1, 2017 Go To Top
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 8:30 PM  -  10:30 PM Looking at the Nighttime Sky Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence   (845) 485-3445 x3306   administration@poklib.org
   

Noted astronomer Bob Berman joins us for a look at the nighttime sky, including our new telescopes which can be borrowed for a week.  Indoor presentation followed by an interactive look at the sky.  Cloud date is Sunday, July 2.

Registration required.  Bring the whole family!

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
        There are 120 spaces available.
Sunday July 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Exercise Your Writing! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Writer’s Block?  Lacking motivation and inspiration?  Come exercise your writing with prompts and group sharing.  Please bring a notebook and preferred writing implement.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
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Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
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 Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

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

Create, edit and format simple documents. 

Prerequisite: basic computer skillsYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
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Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
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  -  1:00 PM Connecting to Better Health Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica Sherman   (845) 485-3445 x3315   jsherman@poklib.org
   

A community outreach worker from Hudson River Healthcare will be here to provide insurance enrollment, offer assistance with paperwork, schedule appointments at HRHCare Poughkeepsie locations and be a referral resource that anyone within the community may need. For more information call Megan Gomes at (845) 745-9925 or send an email to mgomes@hrhcare.org. (No registration is required).

The table can be found near check-out desk on ground floor.

 

    Location: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
 
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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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
   

Record music, design a zine, edit a film or manipulate your portrait with Adobe Creative Suite in our Teen Media Lab. Bring your own project or pick one of ours. Beginners welcomed.  For teens, please register.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Microsoft Word 101 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Create, edit and format simple documents. 

Prerequisite: basic computer skillsYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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  -  11:30 AM Community Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Join us in a fun-filled morning of activities, refreshments and music with other members of your community. 

    Location: Adriance Parking Lot
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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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Words of War: The Music of WWI & WWII Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence   (845) 485-3445 x3306   administration@poklib.org
   

Join March Raisch for an evening of songs from World War I and World War II.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Brain Games Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barrie Hartman     barrie34@aol.com
   

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Early Childhood Developmental Check-up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Complete a brief questionnaire and have five areas of your child's development evaluated by an Astor Early Childhood Educator. Available in English and Spanish. 45 minutes per child, ages 2 months-5 years. Call 211 to make your appointment.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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)
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Solar Viewing with the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Are you interested in astronomy? Join the experts the Mid-Hudson Astronomical Association to observe our closet star with their special solar telescopes. Rain date Saturday, July 15. 

 

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
 
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM The Convention of States and New York Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

The purpose of a convention of states to consider amending the U. S. Constitution, addressing issues previously agreed upon, and according to the procedure allowed by Article V of our Constitution, will be presented. New York state’s possible involvement in calling such a convention will be discussed, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.  This informational session is primarily for the residents of NYS Assembly District 104, but open to all.  Presenter Gwendolyn Tibbals is a resident of the city of Poughkeepsie, which is in Assembly District 104.  She volunteers for The Convention of States Project as District Captain for District 104.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

 Includes stories, songs, action rhymes, and a small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
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  -  1:00 PM Early Childhood Developmental Check-up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Complete a brief questionnaire and have five areas of your child's development evaluated by an Astor Early Childhood Educator. Available in English and Spanish. 45 minutes per child, ages 2 months-5 years. Call 211 to make your appointment.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second 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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 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)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Knitting con Amigos Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore   (845) 485-3445 x3361   spiore@poklib.org
   

Learn to knit and crochet  with our bilingual instructor and meet new friends. Meet in the Small Periodicals Room on the Main floor. For families.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Building Challenge: Build a Tower Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Build a tower to take home based on the book Dream Something Big by Dianna Hutts Aston. Dress for the mess! Grades 1-5. Registration required.

 

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

Drop in to play Wii U or XBox video games on a huge projection screen.  Grades 1-8. 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Hudson Valley Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Catherine Gleason     ktgleason2@gmail.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
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Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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)
 
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: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Summer Movie: Finding Dory Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Dory, a wide-eyed, blue tang fish suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find and rescue them. No registration required.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM BLC-Bilingual 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
   

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

Libros, historias en la pizarra de fieltro y música con la introducción de vocabulario en español para niños de 3 a 5 años, seguido de una hora de juego didáctico guiado.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM PC Basics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn how to start up and shut down a PC; how to open, close and resize windows; use the taskbar to move between windows. Includes practice time.

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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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 Who was Keith Haring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Discover a little bit about the artist Keith Haring and his work, and then create a piece of art in his style to keep. Grades 3-8. Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
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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)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Handling the Five Most Terrifying Interview Questions Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

When going into an interview, it’s important to know what questions to expect and how to approach them. Preparation is key! Come learn about the five most terrifying (and common) interview questions asked by employers and how to prepare for them in this workshop. Tips for how to navigate these questions by phone, Skype, and in person will also be provided!

Registration required. Walk-ins may be accommodated if space permits.

Presented by Dutchess County One Stop Career Center.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM The Color of Calm—Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Boardman Road Branch   845-485-3445 x3706   adultevents@poklib.org
   

The library will provide the creative pages, markers, and water color pencils.  Feel free to bring your own supplies and share with others. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
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
   

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Canines in Reading Circles Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Enjoy reading to a good listener! Children who need practice reading are partnered with a dog for 15-minute sessions for pleasure, fluency, and confidence! The child selects a book to read out loud to a dog. Younger children may “read” the pictures. The reading assistance dogs and handlers are volunteers from Positive Paws Visiting Pets. Registration required. A librarian will call to assign a time

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (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  -  12:00 PM MHLS Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Margaret Winn   (845) 417-6060   mwinn@midhudson.org
    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 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Introduction to Facebook Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Understand the basics of Facebook: how to create and use your own account, search & connect with friends, “like” your favorite organizations, and more! 

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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
   

Record music, design a zine, edit a film or manipulate your portrait with Adobe Creative Suite in our Teen Media Lab. Bring your own project or pick one of ours. Beginners welcomed.  For teens, please register.

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

Create beautiful fireworks using simple materials.  Grades K-5. Registration Required

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Build a Better World with Magic Jim Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Guenkel   845-485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Join Magic Jim and his trusty side-kick puppet Mortimer as they use books that can be found in your library to create a magical, inspirational, and humorous performance.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM The Hands-On Magic 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 magic tricks, magic history, and stagecraft with a professional educator of the magical arts! Ages 10 and up. Registration required.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
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)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 skills exploration 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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sciencetellers-Building: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates stranded on an island. Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could building a pirate ship possibly take?!Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure, explosions and more. Don’t miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist! No registration required.

 

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Slime Planet Sun Catchers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Learn about our solar system as we make planet sun catchers made out of slime. Grades K-5. Registration required.

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Overview of Identity Theft Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This is an overview of Identity Theft, namely a discussion of the many ways that people are being victimized by Identity Theft and then simple measures (and more complex ones) that people can take to help avoid being victimized. Presented by Dan Goldman of Legal Shield / ID Shield.

http://www.baldguyshield.com    
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are many spaces available.
Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Brain Games Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barrie Hartman     barrie34@aol.com
   

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. No registration required.

    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. Community resource people available to parents.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
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)
Saturday July 15, 2017 Go To Top
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Write, Write, and Re-Write Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Come and bring your works in progress and receive feedback from your peers. All writing genres welcome. Open to adults and young adults. We meet the third Saturday of the month.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  5:00 PM HOLD FOR SPECIAL EVENT Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence     
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

 Includes stories, songs, action rhymes, and a small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
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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 10:40 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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

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

Set up and manipulate a basic spreadsheet. 

Prerequisite: basic computer skillsYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Knitting con Amigos Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore   (845) 485-3445 x3361   spiore@poklib.org
   

Learn to knit and crochet  with our bilingual instructor and meet new friends. Meet in the Small Periodicals Room on the Main floor. For families.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Happy Fish! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Experiment with ink and watercolors as you create happy fish inspired by Lucy Cousins’ Hooray for Fish! Grades K-5. Registration Required.  

 

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

Drop in to play Wii U or XBox video games on a huge projection screen.  Grades 1-8. 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in the Greenspan Board Room, and Reading Bay (both 3rd Floor), Children's Program Room (Cavallaro), Teen Study Room (both 2nd floor), the Genealogy Room, and Small Periodicals Room on the Main Floor. All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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  -  10:50 AM Baby Rhyme and Play Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Summer Movie: Moana Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

A mythic adventure set around 2,000 years ago across a series of islands in the South Pacific. The film follows the journey of a spirited teenager named Moana as she meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together they traverse the open ocean, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds. No registration required.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM BLC-Bilingual 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
   

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

Libros, historias en la pizarra de fieltro y música con la introducción de vocabulario en español para niños de 3 a 5 años, seguido de una hora de juego didáctico guiado.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 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.

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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Building Challenge: Can You Build a Bridge for 21 Elephants? Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Find out how the Brooklyn Bridge was build and then try to build a bridge for 21 elephants on our own. Grades K-3. Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
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)
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
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
   

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Canines in Reading Circles Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Enjoy reading to a good listener! Children who need practice reading are partnered with a dog for 15-minute sessions for pleasure, fluency, and confidence! The child selects a book to read out loud to a dog. Younger children may “read” the pictures. The reading assistance dogs and handlers are volunteers from Positive Paws Visiting Pets. Registration required. A librarian will call to assign a time

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (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 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Introduction to Twitter Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn about hashtags and best practices. Learn about “tweets” and how to “follow us on Twitter.”  

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent experienceYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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
   

Record music, design a zine, edit a film or manipulate your portrait with Adobe Creative Suite in our Teen Media Lab. Bring your own project or pick one of ours. Beginners welcomed.  For teens, please register.

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

Using nothing but tin foil, build your own towers and create your own sculptures. Grades 3-8. Registration required.

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Microsoft Excel 101 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Set up and manipulate a basic spreadsheet. 

Prerequisite: basic computer skillsYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Books and Brew Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Morgan   485-3445 x3357   cmorgan@poklib.org
   

Book: Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak--A quirky, endearing, full embrace of the late ‘80s. Set in those promise-filled, early years of the Computer Age, its clever plot is driven by surging teen hormones and fumbling first love, by bad adolescent choices and a struggle for redemption."

We meet at Juan Murphy's Irish Pub and Mexican Grub 796 Main Street Poughkeepsie (Formerly The Dubliner).

    Location: Juan Murphy's
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 skills exploration 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 - Joba Children's Program Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Growing Rock Storytelling Concert with Robbi K Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Join Parents’ Choice Award winning storyteller Robbi K for this interactive and musical retelling of this Southwest Native American folktale about good choices.  No registration required.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Propeller-Powered Cars Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

How fast can a propeller-powered car travel? Find out by joining us. We will be making small cars out of everyday materials and racing them. Grades 3-8.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hudson Valley American Sign Language Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Barkstrom     dianebarkasl@gmail.com
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
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)
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM An Afternoon with Jeff Shaara Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Casey Conlin   (845) 485-3445 x3306   cconlin@poklib.org
   

Noted historical fiction author Jeff Shaara talks about history, fiction, and war.  His newest book, The Frozen Hours, tells how in June, 1950, the North Korean army invades South Korea, with the intent of uniting the country under Communist rule. In response, the United States mobilizes a force to defend the overmatched South Korean troops. The American and United Nations troops are fighting for their lives against the most brutal weather conditions imaginable, and an enemy that outnumbers them more than six to one. This struggle, and how the Americans respond, form the core of this novel. The Frozen Hours tells the story of "Frozen Chosin" from multiple points of view.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
        There are 150 spaces available.
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

 Includes stories, songs, action rhymes, and a small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
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 10:40 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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Microsoft Excel 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 formulas, functions, creating a chart and filtering.

Prerequisite: Excel 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)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Building a Better World Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Lend a hand to the community by preparing food to be served at The Lunchbox, a Dutchess Outreach program providing hunger and relief services. Grades 3-8. Registration required.

 

    Location: Adriance - Staff Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Knitting con Amigos Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore   (845) 485-3445 x3361   spiore@poklib.org
   

Learn to knit and crochet  with our bilingual instructor and meet new friends. Meet in the Small Periodicals Room on the Main floor. For families.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids & Tween Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Drop in to play Wii U or XBox video games on a huge projection screen.  Grades 1-8. 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes and Speaker Presentation in Spanish Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura M. Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in Charwat Meeting Room, Small Periodicals Room and Teen Study Room. All levels welcome. Please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays to register at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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)
 
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: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Summer Movie: Secret Life of Pets Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Max, a spoiled terrier, enjoys a comfortable life in New York City until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and wind up in a truck that's bound for the pound. Luckily, a rebellious bunny named Snowball swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity but Snowball wants something in return. No registration required.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM BLC-Bilingual 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
   

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

Libros, historias en la pizarra de fieltro y música con la introducción de vocabulario en español para niños de 3 a 5 años, seguido de una hora de juego didáctico guiado.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 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.

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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
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)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Lincoln Center Local Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM The Color of Calm—Adult Coloring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Boardman Road Branch   845-485-3445 x3706   adultevents@poklib.org
   

The library will provide the creative pages, markers, and water color pencils.  Feel free to bring your own supplies and share with others. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Navigating the Medicare Website Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Hands-on training at the Medicare web site to find information about Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. 

Led by volunteers and staff from the Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) at Dutchess County Office for the Aging.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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
   

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Canines in Reading Circles Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Enjoy reading to a good listener! Children who need practice reading are partnered with a dog for 15-minute sessions for pleasure, fluency, and confidence! The child selects a book to read out loud to a dog. Younger children may “read” the pictures. The reading assistance dogs and handlers are volunteers from Positive Paws Visiting Pets. Registration required. A librarian will call to assign a time

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (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  -  1:30 PM Coalition on Elder Abuse/Mediation Center Of Dutchess County Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Schwarz     lschwartz@dutchessmediation.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Introduction to 3D Printing Services Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Introduction to 3D Printing and how you can submit projects to our new service.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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
   

Record music, design a zine, edit a film or manipulate your portrait with Adobe Creative Suite in our Teen Media Lab. Bring your own project or pick one of ours. Beginners welcomed.  For teens, please register.

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

Are you ready for the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017? Build a viewer out of a cereal box so you can view the eclipse safely! Grades 3-8. Registration required. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Chia Seed Snacks Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Chia seeds are an ancient superfood that originated in Central American. Learn about the culture of the indigenous peoples of Central American while we make a delicious and powerful snack to eat. Grades K – 5. Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Microsoft Excel 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 formulas, functions, creating a chart and filtering.

Prerequisite: Excel 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)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Movie: La La Land Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Arlington Branch   845-485-3445 x3706   adultevents@poklib.org
   

American musical romantic drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle, and starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles.  (2016, 2 hr 8 min, PG-13).

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Board of Trustees Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Monthly meeting of the Library District's Board of Trustees.  Preceded by warrant review at 6:30 pm.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Latino Democrats of Dutchess County (LDODC) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Anibal Garcia     anibal393@aol.com
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 skills exploration 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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Animal Embassy-Nature's Architects Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Be amazed by the talents of a diverse group of Animal Ambassadors that build complicated structures. After examining the architectural feats of nest building, burrow making and web spinning, we’ll learn how we can help our wild neighbors and even meet a live Animal Ambassador. No registration required.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Blood Drive Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Scott Davis   845-784-2717   scott.davis@redcross.org
   

Give blood.  Save a life.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Brain Games for Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Curious about how the brain works? Join us to learn fun facts about the human brain and try out activities that demonstrate how our brains work. Grades 3-8.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Not Your Mama’s Book Group Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tammy Myers   845-485-3445 x3409   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Book:  One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak.  "From an actor, writer, and director of the hit TV comedy The Office (US version): a story collection that was "workshopped" at comedy clubs and bookstores on both coasts." -- blurb swiped from Goodreads.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
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. Community resource people available to parents.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
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)
Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Your Road Map to Auto Buying Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Learn about everything from how to negotiate a deal to determining your trade-in value (and everything in between) at this free event! You will learn everything you need to know before, after, and during the process of buying a car.  Keith Kurman is the Vice President of Sales, Service and Branch Operations at TEG Federal Credit Union. He is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the credit union’s seven branch locations and their solutions center.

 

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Butterflies in My Backyard Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Victor DeMasi lepidopterist will take you on a sunny day walk through his butterfly meadow in Redding, Connecticut. Along the way we will view some of the rare and common species he has seen there in 40 years of stewardship.  Victor will explain life histories of some of our species and how a butterfly garden promotes a diversity of Aurelian beauties.  Comments will include a discussion of butterflies in our changing environment with issues such as climate change and invasive plant species.  The complex demise of the Monarch Butterfly will receive particular emphasis.  He will go on to explore his studies in the biology of the Tiger swallowtail, one of our spectacular butterflies.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

 Includes stories, songs, action rhymes, and a small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
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 10:40 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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mystery Mondays Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Christensen   (845)485-3445 x3422   ntchristensen@netzero.net
   

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.  Today the discussion focuses on 'House Sitter' by Peter Lovesey. (Locked Room Mystery)

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #3
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Microsoft Excel 103 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn more about Excel – multi-sheet formulas, conditional formatting and more!

Prerequisite: Excel 101 & Excel 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)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Knitting con Amigos Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore   (845) 485-3445 x3361   spiore@poklib.org
   

Learn to knit and crochet  with our bilingual instructor and meet new friends. Meet in the Small Periodicals Room on the Main floor. For families.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids & Tween Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Drop in to play Wii U or XBox video games on a huge projection screen.  Grades 1-8. 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Pokemon Craft and Game Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Are you a fan of Pokemon? Come make a craft and play a game. Grades K-5. Registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in the Greenspan Board Room, and Reading Bay (both 3rd Floor), Children's Program Room (Cavallaro), Teen Study Room (both 2nd floor), the Genealogy Room, and Small Periodicals Room on the Main Floor. All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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)
 
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: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Summer Movie: Sing Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Dapper Koala Buster Moon produces the world's greatest singing competition to save his crumbling theater. The contest comes down to just 5 contestants: Rosita, the stay-at-home mom to 25 little piggies; Young gorilla Johnny; Mike, a shady white mouse with huge vocal abilities; Punk-rock teen porcupine Ash; and last but not least, Meena, a shy elephant with abundant abilities. Who will win? No registration required.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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 Laboratorio de cómputo bilingüe Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

¿Desea usted practicar computación o revisar su correo electrónico, buscar trabajo en internet, crear documentos en Microsoft Office? Entonces, ¡este espacio es preciso para usted! Trabaje a su ritmo, pero con ayuda individualizada. No requiere inscripción. 

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM BLC-Bilingual 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
   

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

Libros, historias en la pizarra de fieltro y música con la introducción de vocabulario en español para niños de 3 a 5 años, seguido de una hora de juego didáctico guiado.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Creating a Website Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Come learn how to create your own fully personalized, high-quality website using the online website building service Wix.com.  In the class we will create a restaurant website together.  Then we will give you the tools you need to change and customize the website to make it your own.  Promote your business, showcase your art or set up an online shop.  

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalentYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Giant Squids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Learn about these gigantic and mysterious sea monsters and then create your own. Grades 3 – 8. Registration required.

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
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
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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)
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
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
   

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. 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  -  1:00 PM Connecting to Better Health Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jessica Sherman   (845) 485-3445 x3315   jsherman@poklib.org
   

A community outreach worker from Hudson River Healthcare will be here to provide insurance enrollment, offer assistance with paperwork, schedule appointments at HRHCare Poughkeepsie locations and be a referral resource that anyone within the community may need. For more information call Megan Gomes at (845) 745-9925 or send an email to mgomes@hrhcare.org. (No registration is required).

The table can be found near check-out desk on ground floor.

 

    Location: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
 
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  -  3:30 PM Creating a Website Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Come learn how to create your own fully personalized, high-quality website using the online website building service Wix.com.  In the class we will create a restaurant website together.  Then we will give you the tools you need to change and customize the website to make it your own.  Promote your business, showcase your art or set up an online shop.  

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalentYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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
   

Record music, design a zine, edit a film or manipulate your portrait with Adobe Creative Suite in our Teen Media Lab. Bring your own project or pick one of ours. Beginners welcomed.  For teens, please register.

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

What can you build with simple cardboard squares? Join us and see! Grades K – 5. Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Dinosaurs! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Learn about some of the biggest animals to ever walk the earth! Grades K-3. Registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Microsoft Excel 103 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Learn more about Excel – multi-sheet formulas, conditional formatting and more!

Prerequisite: Excel 101 & Excel 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)
    Registration will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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)
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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 skills exploration 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 - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Flow Circus: Build a Better You! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Building a better world starts by building a better, more skilled you. Performer Paul Miller captivates audiences with dynamic storytelling about how he learned to set goals, find resources, and practice in order to achieve fantastic feats. One book started him on a playful journey filled with objects flying, spinning, and balancing. No registration required.

 

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 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 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Under the Sea Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Discover what’s under the sea and create a shoebox diorama of your favorite marine life. Grades K-5. Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

The Battle of the Books is a nationally recognized literature contest, where kids entering grades 6-9 in the fall answer trivia questions based on specific books that they have read. Kids recruited for this program will participate in a weekly book discussion group and enjoy practice activities in order to prepare for this exciting book competition on Saturday, September 16. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Literacy Connections Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Katie Meares     kmmeares@optonline.net
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@poklib.org. No se requiere registro. (No registration required).

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Brain Games Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barrie Hartman     barrie34@aol.com
   

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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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. Community resource people available to parents.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
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 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Early Childhood Developmental Check-up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Complete a brief questionnaire and have five areas of your child's development evaluated by an Astor Early Childhood Educator. Available in English and Spanish. 45 minutes per child, ages 2 months-5 years. Call 211 to make your appointment.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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)
Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  4:30 PM Defensive Driving Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The course provides a 10% discount on your auto insurance as well as the elimination of up to 4 points from your NYS license. Cost: $25/person. Bring your own lunch.  Must Register due to popularity of class.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
        There are 39 spaces available.
 
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 - Joba Children's Program Room
Sunday August 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Exercise Your Writing! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Writer’s Block?  Lacking motivation and inspiration?  Come exercise your writing with prompts and group sharing.  Please bring a notebook and preferred writing implement.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Preschool Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

 Includes stories, songs, action rhymes, and a small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
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  -  1:00 PM Early Childhood Developmental Check-up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Complete a brief questionnaire and have five areas of your child's development evaluated by an Astor Early Childhood Educator. Available in English and Spanish. 45 minutes per child, ages 2 months-5 years. Call 211 to make your appointment.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second 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. Space is limited – please register for Monday OR Thursday class. 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program 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)
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Canasta Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #2
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Mondays @ Your Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Bring yourself and a friend or two to play Mah Jongg. No registration necessary. If you want to learn how to play, watch and ask questions between hands.

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

Design beginner level presentations.

Prerequisite: basic computer skillsYou 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 will begin on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Knitting con Amigos Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore   (845) 485-3445 x3361   spiore@poklib.org
   

Learn to knit and crochet  with our bilingual instructor and meet new friends. Meet in the Small Periodicals Room on the Main floor. For families.  No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Small Periodicals Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids & Tween Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Drop in to play Wii U or XBox video games on a huge projection screen.  Grades 1-8. 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM The Solar System Walk Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

If the earth were the size of a peppercorn, it would be 26 yards from the sun. Join us outdoors as we create an accurate scale model of the solar system. Rain date Wednesday, August 9, 4-4:45 pm. Grades 3-8. Registration required. 

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Lane   (845) 452-8670   lmlane@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held in the Greenspan Board Room, and Reading Bay (both 3rd Floor), Children's Program Room (Cavallaro), Teen Study Room (both 2nd floor), the Genealogy Room, and Small Periodicals Room on the Main Floor. All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Dutchess BOCES Literacy High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Batira   (845) 483-3649 X6107   michael.batira@dcboces.org
   

Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities.  The High School Equivalency 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 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)
 
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: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 23 months. No registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Summer Movie: The Lego Batman Movie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth & Teen Service Desk   (845)485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. No registration required.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
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)
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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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    Contact: Elva Corbaton    (845) 485-3445 x3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
   

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