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Sunday February 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
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)
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Opening Reception for 'Painting Friends' Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

Join artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend at the grand opening of their dual art show in the Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic scenes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
Monday February 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
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 infants birth-23 months featuring songs, rhymes, finger plays and books. No registration required.

    Location: Arlington Branch Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Adriance Honors Planning Committee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Regular Meeting of the Adriance Honors Planning Committee.

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third 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)
 
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 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 - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Chess/Game Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Brooks     34ebrooks@gmail.com
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study 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: Arlington Branch Library
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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 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 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM PLC Night Light Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
    Special three evening PLC series that includes 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 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 Universal Life Church Lecture Seminar Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kashiem Davis   (845) 518-5417   samyers1993@aol.com
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845)483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax Aide Preparation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: United Way   211 or (800)899-1479   
   

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

    Location: Arlington Branch Library
 
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 10:30 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 - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Battle Blowout: An Afternoon of Beyblade, Pokemon, & Yu-Gi-Oh! Madness 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 cards, stadiums, and Beyblades to compete against friends for the title of battle champion and bragging rights!

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 15 spaces available.
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Introduction to Instagram Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

This course covers the basics of Instagram, the most popular photo-sharing application that allows you to take and post pictures instantly.  Learn how to interact on the app with hashtags, @’s, etc.  Bring your mobile phone with a camera to class and discover how to share your life with friends through a series of pictures.  Prerequisite: Mobile phone, 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)
   
 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Sci-Fi Fantasy Moviemaking 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 a media specialist from Children’s Media Project, teens will learn basic filmmaking techniques as well and will work in groups to create stories that take place in alternative worlds during this 4 part program which will meet Tuesdays in Februrary. Each group will script, storyboard, film, and edit their own original Sci-Fi/Fantasy narrative short. Special focus will be given to planning the story around some special effects that can be done during the editing stage such as making someone disappear. Possible project topics include ghost movies, superhero movies, or movies about magic.

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen 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: Arlington Branch Library
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM SAT Test Prep/Math Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Math teacher Jennifer Parker will lead a series of three workshops to assist teenagers who are interested in scoring higher on the Math section of the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test).  Register for all three sessions or just one, January 13, February 3 and March 3.

 

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
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 - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second 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 - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
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)
 
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 11:45 AM  -  1:15 PM Toastmaster Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Theresa Haney     tmhaney@gmail.com
    Location: Arlington Branch Library
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Google It Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

This class will teach you the basics of Google and how to use it to discover the vast amount of information from around the world that can be found on the internet.  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.

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
   
 
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: Arlington Branch Library
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM 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
   

Try something new or work on your own project on our Mac computers with Adobe Creative Suite software that includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and After Effects. .

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Chess 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
   

Children in grades 1-6 challenge themselves and join in the games under the guidance of "Air Knights" team coach David Byrnes. No registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 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 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: Arlington Branch Library
   
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Duct Tape Roses & Wallets 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 wallet, iPod or cell phone holder or just a pretty flower to give to a friend.  Duct tape is fun, versatile and easy to work with.  For Teens and Tweens 

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Understanding Financial Aid Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

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

    Location: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
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: Elva Corbaton     ecorbaton@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 Elva Corbaton al (845) 485-3445 x 3321 o enviar un mensaje a ecorbaton@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)
Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845)483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Hands-On Microsoft Office Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Put your Microsoft Office skills to work. We have case studies/projects for you to use for practice. An instructor is available to assist you as you work.

Word - working with text in documents – Prerequisite Word 101
Excel - working with numbers in spreadsheets –
Prerequisite Excel 101
PowerPoint - working with presentations –
Prerequisite PowerPoint 101
Access - working with databases -
Prerequisite Access 101

No Registration required.

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen 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: 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)
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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: Arlington Branch Library
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Introduction to Grantseeking Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Peggy Sisselman   845-485-3445 x3315   psisselman@poklib.org
   

Basic orientation to the Foundation Center and the foundation fundraising process - for representatives of nonprofit organizations new to the grantseeking process.

    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 1:30 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: Arlington Branch Library
 
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 Saving Mr. Banks (2013), PG-13, 125 minutes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   845-485-3445 x3702   adultevents@poklib.org
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Dreams, Goals, Action! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   


“If you want to change your life, change the way you think!” Learn about setting goals and creating an action plan to get the career you really want.

Presented by staff from the Dutchess County One Stop Career Center.
 

    Location: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Music Text Animation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children’s Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Pick a favorite song and make your words dance on the screen using After Effects.

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Are You Afraid of the Dark? 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 make a sure-fire monster exterminator that will eliminate all those scary things in the night! Grades K-5

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Dutchess County Home Bureau Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Barbara Mosher     russoeberhard1@verizon.net
    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Friday February 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM AARP Tax Aide Preparation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: United Way   211 or (800)899-1479   
   

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

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
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misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM PPLD Board of Trustees: Planning Committee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tom Lawrence   (845) 485-3445 x3306   tlawrence@poklib.org
   

Regular Meeting of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District Board Planning Committee.

    Location: Boardman Road Site
 
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: Arlington 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: Arlington 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 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Fun Fridays 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 after school for a different fun activity for you and your friends on Friday afternoons. No registration required

    Location: Adriance - Children's Room Story Nook (Second Floor)
Saturday February 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Take Your Child to the Library Day 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 at the library for an all-day drop-in celebration of children, learning, books, and libraries! 9am-4pm-Make a bookmark 10-11am-Family Dance Party (Teen Room) 1-3pm-Choose your own adventure at the library!
    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: Arlington 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
 
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: Arlington Branch Library
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Ghost Magnets with a Twist Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Thomas Kelly   (845) 831-5890   thomask1@optimum.net
   

Experienced Paranormal Investigators from the Hudson Valley, is inviting all paranormal enthusiasts to join us for an informal presentation.  This is an opportunity to share experiences, ask questions and see a presentation of investigations, including equipment, as seen on TV. 

    Location: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Make Your Own Sushi Workshop with the Mid-Hudson Japanese Community Association Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Learn the foundations of sushi to make and eat your own in this two hour workshop. Participants will be challenged to complete 3 types of sushi-Nigiri, Temaki, and Maki! All are welcome but children under 10 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

    Location: Adriance - Staff Room (Third Floor)
   
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Sunday February 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
Monday February 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
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 infants birth-23 months featuring songs, rhymes, finger plays and books. No registration required.

    Location: Arlington Branch Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Programming Committee Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Regular Meeting of the Friends of PPLD Programming Committee.

 
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 10:30 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 - 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: Arlington Branch Library
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Microsoft Access 101 Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Debbie Minnerly   (845) 485-3445 x3380   dminnerly@poklib.org
   

Work with tables, add and sort records, create a form, run a query and create a report. 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)
        There is 1 space available.
 
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 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM A Visit with Bryan Collier Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
   

Award-winning artist and illustrator Bryan Collier will be visiting our library! Take this wonderful opportunity to learn more about his books and his art while collaborating on a collage. Grades K-5

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM T-Shirt Pillow 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 in an old favorite T and make it into a pillow. Stuffing will be provided.

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 12 spaces available.
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM PLC Night Light Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room Service Desk   (845) 485-3445 x3320   youthevents@poklib.org
    Special three evening PLC series that includes 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 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: 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 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 February 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM High School Equivalency Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Earning your High School Equivalency certificate opens doors to career and job opportunities. The HSE (formerly GED®) classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact the Dutchess BOCES ALI office at (845)483-3640 x6108 to register for the class.
    Location: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
 
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax Aide Preparation Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: United Way   211 or (800)899-1479   
   

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

    Location: Arlington Branch Library
 
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 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 3:30 PM  -  5:30 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 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 2 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Sci-Fi Fantasy Moviemaking 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 a media specialist from Children’s Media Project, teens will learn basic filmmaking techniques as well and will work in groups to create stories that take place in alternative worlds during this 4 part program which will meet Tuesdays in Februrary. Each group will script, storyboard, film, and edit their own original Sci-Fi/Fantasy narrative short. Special focus will be given to planning the story around some special effects that can be done during the editing stage such as making someone disappear. Possible project topics include ghost movies, superhero movies, or movies about magic.

 

    Location: Adriance - Strba Teen Room (Second Floor)
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Art Action 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 our art club and experience art through different artists while expanding your knowledge of techniques. Grades 3-8

    Location: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
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: Arlington Branch Library
 
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 - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
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Wednesday February 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Painting Friends Fine Art Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jewel Ratzlaff   (845) 485-3445 x3372   jratzlaff@poklib.org
   

The Mary Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery hosts a dual show this month of the work of local artists Melissa Fischer and Deb Townsend.  Melissa Fischer renders realistic landscapes and animals in watercolors.  Deb Townsend works in oil, cold wax, and encaustic media for more impressionistic pieces. 

    Location: Adriance - Rotunda Gallery
 
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)
 
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
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