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Friday November 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Friends' Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Book Store   (845)384-3445 x3423   book_store@poklib.org
   

The Annual Holiday Book Sale features gift-quality books of all genres, for all ages.  This year, an additional room will showcase a collection of vintage volumes.  Credit Cards accepted this year as well as Friends' Book Store Gift Certificates.

    Location: Locust Grove
Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends' Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Book Store   (845)384-3445 x3423   book_store@poklib.org
   

The Annual Holiday Book Sale features gift-quality books of all genres, for all ages.  This year, an additional room will showcase a collection of vintage volumes.  Credit Cards accepted this year as well as Friends' Book Store Gift Certificates.

    Location: Locust Grove
Sunday November 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends' Holiday Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Friends Book Store   (845)384-3445 x3423   book_store@poklib.org
   

The Annual Holiday Book Sale features gift-quality books of all genres, for all ages.  This year, an additional room will showcase a collection of vintage volumes.  Credit Cards accepted this year as well as Friends' Book Store Gift Certificates.

    Location: Locust Grove
Monday November 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mystery Mondays Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Suzanne Christensen   (845)485-3445 x3422   ntchristensen@netzero.net
   

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen. Today the group discusses Deborah Crombie's 'Water Like a Stone'. (British Isles Mystery)

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Annual Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: George Mann   (845)485-3445 x3422   jackRR42@aol.com
   

The public is welcome to attend the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District's Annual Meeting, starting at 6 pm, with light refreshments to follow.  The guest speaker Andrew Coe will take the podium at 7 pm.

Author Andrew Coe co-wrote the book 'A Square Meal: A Culinary History of the Great Depression' with his wife Jane Ziegelman. The book traces America's culinary history from the 1930s to the present.

The Great Depression certainly crushed America’s economy and destroyed lives. But its societal wreckage also included the decimation of something far more basic. The habit of a regular meal, or any meal, died for many. 'A Square Meal' details how the FDR food programs did more than relieve hunger. At the behest of Eleanor Roosevelt, the initiative incorporated nutritional requirements and spawned the advent of corporate food production – the foundation of today’s food economy and expectations of health from diet.

 

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Holiday Reading Festival for Children Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yvonne Laube   (845)485-3445 x3382   ylaube@poklib.org
   

The Friends of PPLD collaborate with the Roosevelt Library on the 11th Annual Reading Festival.  Visit the Wallace Center at the Roosevelt Library to hear local children's authors reading aloud.  Books will be available for purchase and singing. 

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

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen. Today the group discusses Jonathan Gash's 'The Rich and the Profane'. (British Isles Mystery)

    Location: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1
Friday December 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Holiday Train Show Bus Trip Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Yvonne Laube   (845)485-3445 x3382   ylaube@poklib.org
   

Join the Friends for a special family-friendly Winter Break trip to the Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden. Leave the Spratt Park parking lot (near Concession stand) at 9:00 AM via luxury motor coach. View the model trains zipping through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials, in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

Lunch options include the Pine Tree Café or you may bring your own. If you like, visit the NYBG Shop which offers gardening tools and accessories, botanical books, prints, rare plants, and unique gifts for the garden lover. Weather permitting, the Garden Tram is available to guests.  Meet back at the motor coach at 2:00 PM for the return trip.

Adult (13-64): $50
Senior (65+): $45
Child (up to 12): $35
Tickets are non-refundable.
Purchase tickets online at the link below or in-person at the Friends’ Book Store any Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10AM – 4PM. The Store accepts cash, check with valid ID, Visa, MasterCard or Discover.

 

http://bit.ly/2vlizXA    
    Location: NY Botanical Gardens
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