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Monday July 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:20 AM Baby Rhyme Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

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

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mystery Monday: Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Christensen     ntchristensen@netzero.net
    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
 
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  -  5:00 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 Rooms
 
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 skills. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

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

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids & Tween Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Come play Wii or XBox video games on a huge projection screen. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Reading Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Children entering grades 1 - 5 select books or magazines to read with a teen for 15 – 30 minutes. This is a drop-in program and registration is not required but teens’ availability is not guaranteed. Call ahead for schedule information (845) 485-3445 x3320. 

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (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)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Join us for a variety of games.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
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  -  11:30 AM Movie: The Boxtrolls 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 young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel 'Here Be Monsters' by Alan Snow. 

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:30 PM Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Edward Towsley     etowsley@misn-ny.org
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Empire Justice Center Staff Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Elizabeth Vanasdale     evanasdale@empirejustice.org
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Toot & Scoot Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teens & Technology - Open Media Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Stop in at our Teen Media Lab to experiment with our Mac computers, a camcorder, a digital camera and art tablet. Play some music with our digital drums and mini keyboard. We have Adobe software such as Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator and Premiere Pro as well as Mac programs like iPhoto, iMovie and Garage Band so come in and start creating! Beginners welcomed.

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 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: Internet 101 or equivalent experience and email account required. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

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

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study 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: Children's Room 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 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)
Wednesday July 29, 2015 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
   

A language enrichment program for infants birth-23 months featuring songs, rhymes, finger plays and books followed by 30 minustes of play and socialization. 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: Children's Room 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, and library staff. Registration required. A librarian will call

to assign a time.

 

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
        There is 1 space available.
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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: Children's Room 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 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fun with LEGO WeDo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Welcome to the world of robotics! Learn how to build LEGO models featuring working motors and sensors and then program the model to move! Grades 4-8.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer & Tablet Buying – Help & Tips Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Looking for a computer? What’s the difference between all those Windows versions? In this workshop, we’ll provide suggestions and minimum requirements. Note: we will not be covering Apple computers

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Story 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
   

Help your preschooler (3-5 years) develop some independence with this ‘on my own’ 30-minute story time. Includes stories, songs, action rhymes, and a small craft.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Brain Games: Improve Your Mental Alertness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

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

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Super Hero Photo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Did you ever want to be a super hero? Alter your own portrait to become whoever you would like and take home a photo.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Early Recognition Screening Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Free mental health screening and referral services for children and adolescents ages 2-21 evaluated by an Astor Clinic Screener. For more information or to schedule an appointment call Brenda Tracy-Maietta (845) 489-0081.

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

What makes a hot air balloon fly? Come experiment with your own balloon. Grades K-5.

 

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
   
 
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 skills. 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: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore     spriore@poklib.org
   

En estas clases tendrá la oportunidad de aprender los fundamentos básicos y recursos útiles que le den la habilidad de utilizar una computadora. Cada clase se divide en 2 sesiones, asistiendo una vez por semana. Es necesario que se inscriba con anticipación. Cupo máximo para 8 personas. Las clases de Windows 8, Internet, Word, Excel and PowerPoint requiren conocimientos básicos de computación. Comunicarse con Sandra Priore al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a spriore@poklib.org. Apoyado por los Fondos del Programa que subsidia los Servicios de Alfabetización para Adultos de la Biblioteca del Estado de Nueva York.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Race: The Power of an Illusion. Session III: The House We Live In Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Race: The Power of an Illusion: Session I
The Race Unity Group of the Hudson Valley presents a series of three discussions about race based on the PBS documentary Race: The Power of an Illusion.  The series will be held Wednesdays at Adriance in the Charwat Room at 7 pm. Registration is appreciated but walk-ins welcome. Discussions will be facilitated by Attorney D. Jen Brown.
 

Attendees will be invited to give an account of how race impacts their day to day lives. We will identify efforts each of us can make in our daily lives toward ending racism in our country.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Sensory Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Sensory and fine motor skill experiences through unique art processes for children ages 18 months to five years old accompanied by an adult caregiver. Dress for mess!

    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: 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.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Animal Embassy-Heroes of the Animal Kingdom Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

With this interactive, educational and entertaining program, you will meet a diversity of animals who lead heroic lives! While firefighters, doctors, librarians and police officers are heroes who work to enrich our lives and support us, animals too are heroes that help us as well as each other.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Dutchess Directors Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence   845-485-3445 x 3306   administration@poklib.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Dutchess County public library directors.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Toot & Scoot Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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: 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 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 - Greene Rooms
 
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: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

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

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie: The Love Bug (1968) Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

108 minutes

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Super Hero Photo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Did you ever want to be a super hero? Alter your own portrait to become whoever you would like and take home a photo.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

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

You were born for greatness, to do awesome and wonderful things. You might even be a hero someday.  Come hear a story or two and make a cool craft to remind you every day of your potential.  Participants encouraged to bring a small picture (2-3 inches) of themselves. Grades K-5

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
   
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Reading Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Children entering grades 1 - 5 select books or magazines to read with a teen for 15 – 30 minutes. This is a drop-in program and registration is not required but teens’ availability is not guaranteed. Call ahead for schedule information (845) 485-3445 x3320. 

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Not Your Mama’s Book Club: Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Boardman Road Site
Friday July 31, 2015 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: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Parent/child workshop featuring toys, books, activities, and play for children ages 18-36 months. Community resource people will be available to discuss parenting issues and topics including child development, nutrition, speech therapy and more. 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)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friday Afternoon Bridge Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Come play duplicate style bridge.  If interested, please call Phyllis Chrisfield at 452-8517.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Super Hero Training Academy Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Navigate our challenging spy "laser" obstacle course and defeat the villians with NERF weaponry. Contest will be filmed using our green screen technology. For Teens.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are many spaces available.
Saturday August 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Rhythm & Rhyme: A Sensory Story 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
   

Join us for a sensory story time designed for children with special needs, including those with Autism, Down Syndrome, sensory integration issues, speech/language delays, ADHD and other challenges. Enjoy a half hour story time that incorporates a schedule board and sensory opportunities for participants followed by a half hour of socialization, coloring , and play. Preschool and elementary age children with special needs accompanied by a caregiver are welcome.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (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 - Greene Rooms
 
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
   

Teen staff members will be available to help patrons learn to use their devices to download eBooks, connect to the Internet, download apps, manage their photos, listen to music, and more.

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
 
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
   

Teen staff members will be available to help patrons learn to use their devices to download eBooks, connect to the Internet, download apps, manage their photos, listen to music, and more.

    Location: Adriance-Reference Room
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Sunday August 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Writing Works! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Reference   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Need some motivation to get that short story, novel, essay or poem completed and out into the world? Join us with your works of all genres and receive feedback from your peers. Open to adults. Please bring copies of your own work to share with the group.

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

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

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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  -  3:00 PM Early Childhood Developmental Check-up Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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  -  5:00 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 Rooms
 
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 skills. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

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

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids & Tween Gaming Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Come play Wii or XBox video games on a huge projection screen. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Reading Buddies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Children entering grades 1 - 5 select books or magazines to read with a teen for 15 – 30 minutes. This is a drop-in program and registration is not required but teens’ availability is not guaranteed. Call ahead for schedule information (845) 485-3445 x3320. 

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM How to Get the Most out of Social Security Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Get the facts on maximizing your Social Security benefits; understand your options, know what benefits are available, strategies for couples, and more. Presented by Jean Riordan and Elaine Lacy from TEG Federal Credit Union.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marian G. Thompson   (845) 452-8670   mthompson@literacyconnections.org
   

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes held on 3rd floor in Greenspan Board Room, Children's Program Room (Cavallaro), 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 - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Games Night Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

Join us for a variety of games.

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
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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  -  11:30 AM Movie: Paddington 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 young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Job Fair: The Landing at Poughkeepsie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Dillon   (845) 275-7825   Laura.Dillon@atriaseniorliving.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Toot & Scoot Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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 - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Shrinky Dink Tag Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Make a BAM, ZAP or POW tag to hang on a keychain or book bag.   For teens & tweens.

    Location: Boardman Road Branch Library
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
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.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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. For more information, call Youth Services Librarian Jolie Hamer-Conroy at 485-3445 x3364.

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

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

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room 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)
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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 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Job Fair: The Landing at Poughkeepsie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Laura Dillon   (845) 275-7825   Laura.Dillon@atriaseniorliving.com
    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Computer Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

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

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Fun with LEGO WeDo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Welcome to the world of robotics! Learn how to build LEGO models featuring working motors and sensors and then program the model to move! Grades 4-8.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Introduction to iPad Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

New to the iPad? Learn how to setup your e-mail for easy access, use apps, and more. Please bring your iPad. Prerequisite: basic computer skills 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)
   
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Preschool Story 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
   

Help your preschooler (3-5 years) develop some independence with this ‘on my own’ 30-minute story time. Includes stories, songs, action rhymes, and a small craft.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Brain Games: Improve Your Mental Alertness Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

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

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Cool Moves - Cinemagraphs Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Make a photo come to life “magically” in our Cinemagraph workshop

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Whales: The Gentle Giants Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Stories and more about these fascinating giants of the sea. Grades K-5

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
   
 
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 skills. 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: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Garden Science Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Participants focus on soil, seeds, bugs and more through books, activities, and crafts. Grades K-5. Registration required.

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Clases de Clases de Computación Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sandra Priore     spriore@poklib.org
   

En estas clases tendrá la oportunidad de aprender los fundamentos básicos y recursos útiles que le den la habilidad de utilizar una computadora. Cada clase se divide en 2 sesiones, asistiendo una vez por semana. Es necesario que se inscriba con anticipación. Cupo máximo para 8 personas. Las clases de Windows 8, Internet, Word, Excel and PowerPoint requiren conocimientos básicos de computación. Comunicarse con Sandra Priore al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a spriore@poklib.org. Apoyado por los Fondos del Programa que subsidia los Servicios de Alfabetización para Adultos de la Biblioteca del Estado de Nueva York.

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM The Power of Purple in Garden and Landscape Design Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
   

If you want to insert new life into your foliage and floral scenery, shades of purple and burgundy can offer contrast and visual appeal. From foundation plantings to perennial borders or patio containers, use the color wheel to show how to use this color to greatest effect.  Presented by Chris Ferrero, Master Gardener of Cornell Cooperative Extension.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
        There are many spaces available.
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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: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Sensory and fine motor skill experiences through unique art processes for children ages 18 months to five years old accompanied by an adult caregiver. Dress for mess!

    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: 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.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Superhero Training Academy with David Engel Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Direct from the Hall of Justice Headquarters to your stage, Sgt. Major MAJOR offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn to harness the powers of the Superheroes! The vainglorious Sgt. MAJOR challenges the reflexes, eyesight, strength and noodles of the most valiant Do-Gooders in the audience. This “action-clown” show features on-their-feet participation, nonsensical competitions and a laugh-riot of epic proportions as kids become empowered to fight crime across the Universe!

    Location: MHLS Auditorium
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