Tuesday January 22, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

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

CONTACT: Children's Room Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

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

CONTACT:
  Children's Room Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Baby Rhyme and Play Time

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play. Ages 1-5.  No Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play. Ages 1-5.  No Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
AARP Tax-Aide Meeting
CONTACT: Mary Anne Hogarty  mahogarty@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Mary Anne Hogarty
  
  mahogarty@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cornell Cooperative Extension:No Child Left Inside
CONTACT: Danielle Salisbury  ds778@cornell.edu
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Danielle Salisbury
  
  ds778@cornell.edu

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Project Do Something - Socks of Love

Fill socks with basic toiletries and donate them to a local homeless shelter.

Registration required

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
There is 1 space available.

Fill socks with basic toiletries and donate them to a local homeless shelter.

Registration required

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)

There is 1 space available.

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Introduction to Twitter

 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 

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 2 spaces available.

 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 

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
LEGO Club

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Events  845-485-3445 x3320  youth;
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Events
  845.485.3445 x3320
  youth;

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bridges to Board Service
CONTACT: Gabriella Fryer  (845) 264-1206   gabriella@stringendomusic.orgstri
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Gabriella Fryer
  (845) 264.1206 
  gabriella@stringendomusic.orgstri

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Come dressed in your pjs for a special stuffed amimal sleepover party! Bring your favorite stuffed friend; enjoy some sleepy-time stories and a pre-bedtime snack. Tuck your stuffed buddy in as they embark on a nighttime adventure at the library! Will your friend behave or will shenanigans ensue? Grades Pre-K-5

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)
There are 7 spaces available.

Come dressed in your pjs for a special stuffed amimal sleepover party! Bring your favorite stuffed friend; enjoy some sleepy-time stories and a pre-bedtime snack. Tuck your stuffed buddy in as they embark on a nighttime adventure at the library! Will your friend behave or will shenanigans ensue? Grades Pre-K-5

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

Wednesday January 23, 2019
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Literacy Connections
CONTACT: Martin J. McNally  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
CONTACT:
  Martin J. McNally
  
  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)

 
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9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Navigating the Medicare Website

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

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 4 spaces available.

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

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

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Job Club

Support group for job seekers. Meet weekly to explore successful job search strategies, share job leads, and network.

Presented by Dutchess One Stop Career Center.

Register now for the full series of workshops! Registration available for January 23 session only. If you would like to register after that session, contact Rebecca Shafer.

For more information, contact Rebecca Shafer at Dutchess One Stop:
rebecca.shafer@labor.ny.gov
845-249-4618

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
There are 14 spaces available.

Support group for job seekers. Meet weekly to explore successful job search strategies, share job leads, and network.

Presented by Dutchess One Stop Career Center.

Register now for the full series of workshops! Registration available for January 23 session only. If you would like to register after that session, contact Rebecca Shafer.

For more information, contact Rebecca Shafer at Dutchess One Stop:
rebecca.shafer@labor.ny.gov
845-249-4618

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Baby Rhyme and Play Time

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Room Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Walk and Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play

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.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
CONTACT: Amodh Nirala  anirala@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Amodh Nirala
  
  anirala@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
PC Basics Workshop - Email

Learn how to organize your account, send email messages and attach documents such as your resume and cover letter. We will create a Gmail account in class.

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.

Prerequisite: basic computer skills 

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 2 spaces available.

Learn how to organize your account, send email messages and attach documents such as your resume and cover letter. We will create a Gmail account in class.

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.

Prerequisite: basic computer skills 

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Microsoft Word Mail Merge

Learn how to set up a mail merge. We will use Excel for the data and customize letters in Word (Excel skills are not required for this class). We will also create mailing labels for the letters.

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

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

Learn how to set up a mail merge. We will use Excel for the data and customize letters in Word (Excel skills are not required for this class). We will also create mailing labels for the letters.

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

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

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)


 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
PARP-Snow date
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Historic District and Leadership Presentation Commission
CONTACT: Alyson Pomerantz  alysonpomerantz@gmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Alyson Pomerantz
  
  alysonpomerantz@gmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Latino Democrats of Dutchess County
CONTACT: Anibal R. Garcia  anibal@idodc.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Anibal R. Garcia
  
  anibal@idodc.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

Thursday January 24, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
NYSDEC Perc Exam
CONTACT: Catherine Heege  cheege@ptcny.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Catherine Heege
  
  cheege@ptcny.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sensory Lab

Enhance fine motor skills through sensory explanation and play. For children ages 18 months to 5 years. Dress for the mess!

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

Enhance fine motor skills through sensory explanation and play. For children ages 18 months to 5 years. Dress for the mess!

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

A story time for two-year olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road Teen Area

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road Teen Area

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
PLC Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play

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.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cornell Cooperative Extension:No Child Left Inside
CONTACT: Danielle Salisbury  ds778@cornell.edu
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Danielle Salisbury
  
  ds778@cornell.edu

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Creative Kids: Knitting Looms

Did you know ancient Egyptians used knitting looms to create socks? Learn about theart of loom knitting and create your own handmade crafts. Grades 2-6.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
There are 8 spaces available.

Did you know ancient Egyptians used knitting looms to create socks? Learn about theart of loom knitting and create your own handmade crafts. Grades 2-6.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Printmaking Pandemonium

This is a unique opportunity to learn the art of printmaking. Artist Anita Fina, Print Studio Manager of PUF Studio the Barrett Art Center, is our guest presenter.
Indian Woodblock Printed Tote Bags: Indian woodblock printing is a group effort with a different person handling each step of the process. Participants will create a block print textile from start to finish.  Bring a smock or dress in clothes that you don’t mind getting messy.

CONTACT: Adult Reference  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

This is a unique opportunity to learn the art of printmaking. Artist Anita Fina, Print Studio Manager of PUF Studio the Barrett Art Center, is our guest presenter.
Indian Woodblock Printed Tote Bags: Indian woodblock printing is a group effort with a different person handling each step of the process. Participants will create a block print textile from start to finish.  Bring a smock or dress in clothes that you don’t mind getting messy.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room


Friday January 25, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
TLC-Toddler Learning Center

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Stitch Your Heart Out

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

CONTACT: Boardman Road Branch  (845) 485-3445 x3400  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

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

CONTACT:
  Boardman Road Branch
  (845) 485.3445 x3400
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

Saturday January 26, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Teen Geeks

Our Teen Geeks are here to help people with a variety of technology needs such as using personal devices, attaching files to emails and downloading documents for printing.  You will find them on the ground floor near the adult computers.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

Our Teen Geeks are here to help people with a variety of technology needs such as using personal devices, attaching files to emails and downloading documents for printing.  You will find them on the ground floor near the adult computers.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
POSTPONED: Longevity Workshop: How to Live a Long, Happy Life with Vitality and Purpose!

NEW DATE APRIL 13.

This workshop will encourage participants to rethink perceptions of health, aging, personal fulfillment, and the second half of life. Together, explore a variety of topics including: life habits and longevity, life expectancy after 60, the healthcare system, holistic health, and self-empowerment. Experience easy and simple techniques designed to boost health and wellbeing long into the future.  Presented by Sarah Choi, Director of the EarthMind Wellness Center at Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa.

CONTACT: Adult Reference  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

NEW DATE APRIL 13.

This workshop will encourage participants to rethink perceptions of health, aging, personal fulfillment, and the second half of life. Together, explore a variety of topics including: life habits and longevity, life expectancy after 60, the healthcare system, holistic health, and self-empowerment. Experience easy and simple techniques designed to boost health and wellbeing long into the future.  Presented by Sarah Choi, Director of the EarthMind Wellness Center at Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pick Up Stitches

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

CONTACT: Reference Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

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

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Hudson Valley Shop Talk
CONTACT: Kimberly Sabatini  kimmiepoppins@mac.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Kimberly Sabatini
  
  kimmiepoppins@mac.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
El Club de Conversación en español/ Spanish Conversation Club-Intermediate or Advanced (NEW)

Si has aprendido español o estas aprendiendo y tus habilidades del idioma son intermedio o avanzado, ven y practica con nosotros en conversaciones reales y participativas completamente en español. Las reuniones son un sábado por mes.

If you have learned Spanish or you are learning, and your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for a real and engaging conversation completely in Spanish. Meetings are once a month on Saturday.

No Registration Required. 

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  845-485-3445 X 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

Si has aprendido español o estas aprendiendo y tus habilidades del idioma son intermedio o avanzado, ven y practica con nosotros en conversaciones reales y participativas completamente en español. Las reuniones son un sábado por mes.

If you have learned Spanish or you are learning, and your Spanish skills are intermediate or fluent, join us for a real and engaging conversation completely in Spanish. Meetings are once a month on Saturday.

No Registration Required. 

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  845.485.3445 X 3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
How Music Works with Barry Wiesenfeld

Part 3 of 3. This series is for music fans and beginning musicians who wish to understand the components of music, and how these components fit together. The basics of chords and chord progressions, melody and harmony, and the evolution of music are discussed - but this is a flexible curriculum, and class interests and experience will play a part in dictating our direction. How Music Works is designed for teens and adults. You do not need a knowledge of music to attend this class - only a desire to learn!  Barry Wiesenfeld is a freelance musician, a published author and is on the music faculty of SUNY and Ramapo College. He has accompanied Grammy-winning artists, performed on three continents, and has played on numerous recordings, radio and TV.   (Reserved snow dates are Feb 2 and Feb 9).

CONTACT: Adult Reference  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Part 3 of 3. This series is for music fans and beginning musicians who wish to understand the components of music, and how these components fit together. The basics of chords and chord progressions, melody and harmony, and the evolution of music are discussed - but this is a flexible curriculum, and class interests and experience will play a part in dictating our direction. How Music Works is designed for teens and adults. You do not need a knowledge of music to attend this class - only a desire to learn!  Barry Wiesenfeld is a freelance musician, a published author and is on the music faculty of SUNY and Ramapo College. He has accompanied Grammy-winning artists, performed on three continents, and has played on numerous recordings, radio and TV.   (Reserved snow dates are Feb 2 and Feb 9).

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Monday January 28, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Walk and Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play

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.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. Registration is for 10 week session. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. Registration is for 10 week session. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mystery Mondays Book Discussion

Murder in Wartime  Today's Book is: To Die But Once by Jacqueline Winspear.
In the spring of 1940, as the threat of war hangs over Britain, detective Maisie Dobbs investigates the death of a young apprentice working on a government contract.  Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.

CONTACT: Suzanne Christensen  (845)485-3445 x3422  ntchristensen@netzero.net
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Murder in Wartime  Today's Book is: To Die But Once by Jacqueline Winspear.
In the spring of 1940, as the threat of war hangs over Britain, detective Maisie Dobbs investigates the death of a young apprentice working on a government contract.  Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.

CONTACT:
  Suzanne Christensen
  (845)485.3445 x3422
  ntchristensen@netzero.net

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Board Games
CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
  tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
BLC-Bilingual Learning Center

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

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Microsoft Excel 101

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)


 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Haciendo Lazos de Amistad - Bilingual knitting and crafting program

Venga y aprenda conocimientos básicos de tejido con gancho o agujas y costura a mano. Si es principiante o si ya tiene conocimientos, le invitamos a reunirse y hacer lazos de amistad con nosotros. Enseñamos diferentes proyectos dependiendo de la temporada. Abierto para personas de 10 años de edad en adelante. Todos los menores de edad requieren estar acompañados de un adulto que este a su cuidado.?

No requiere inscripción. (No registration required).

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  (845) 485-3445 x3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Venga y aprenda conocimientos básicos de tejido con gancho o agujas y costura a mano. Si es principiante o si ya tiene conocimientos, le invitamos a reunirse y hacer lazos de amistad con nosotros. Enseñamos diferentes proyectos dependiendo de la temporada. Abierto para personas de 10 años de edad en adelante. Todos los menores de edad requieren estar acompañados de un adulto que este a su cuidado.?

No requiere inscripción. (No registration required).

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  (845) 485.3445 x3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
S.T.E.A.M. Kids: Little Bits

We will be exploring the Littlebits Gizmos and Gadgets kits (building blocks that blink, beep, and teach) to learn about making easy electronics and circuits. Perfect for our youngest engineers. Grades 3-6.

 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
There are 2 spaces available.

We will be exploring the Littlebits Gizmos and Gadgets kits (building blocks that blink, beep, and teach) to learn about making easy electronics and circuits. Perfect for our youngest engineers. Grades 3-6.

 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Conociendo la biblioteca- Library Tour

Conozca los recursos que estás disponibles para usted y su familia en la Biblioteca de Poughkeepsie “Adriance Memorial”. Elva y Jessica lo guiarán en un tour dentro de la biblioteca, explicándole cómo hacer uso de los servicios y programas. Si no cuenta con la tarjeta de la biblioteca, aproveche y solicítela al final del tour. 

Join Elva and Jessica for a guided, bilingual tour of the library. For more information call Elva Corbaton at (845) 485-3445 x 3321 or email ecorbaton@poklib.org. No Registration Required.

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  845-485-3445 X 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

Conozca los recursos que estás disponibles para usted y su familia en la Biblioteca de Poughkeepsie “Adriance Memorial”. Elva y Jessica lo guiarán en un tour dentro de la biblioteca, explicándole cómo hacer uso de los servicios y programas. Si no cuenta con la tarjeta de la biblioteca, aproveche y solicítela al final del tour. 

Join Elva and Jessica for a guided, bilingual tour of the library. For more information call Elva Corbaton at (845) 485-3445 x 3321 or email ecorbaton@poklib.org. No Registration Required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  845.485.3445 X 3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ESL Classes/ Clases de Inglés

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes are held in the Charwat Meeting room (Ground Floor),  the Teen Study Room (2nd floor), the Market Street Meeting room on the Main Floor and the Reading Bay (3rd Floor). All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670 or sign up in person on Mondays between 5:30- 6 pm at the Charwat Meeting room on the ground floor.

CONTACT: Laura Lane  (845) 452-8670  lmlane@literacyconnections.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes are held in the Charwat Meeting room (Ground Floor),  the Teen Study Room (2nd floor), the Market Street Meeting room on the Main Floor and the Reading Bay (3rd Floor). All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670 or sign up in person on Mondays between 5:30- 6 pm at the Charwat Meeting room on the ground floor.

CONTACT:
  Laura Lane
  (845) 452.8670
  lmlane@literacyconnections.org 

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Laboratorio de cómputo en español/ Spanish Computer Lab

En este espacio de laboratorio tiene acceso a una computadora con conexión a internet para practicar sus conocimientos y aprender otros, consultar información en internet, llenar documentos en línea, o cualquiera que sea su necesidad en la computadora, tableta o teléfono celular. O bien, lo apoyamos en el llenado de documentos por escrito. Puede hacer uso de nuestras computadoras o traer su propia computadora. Un instructor bilingüe está disponible para consultas. 

No requiere inscripción. No Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

En este espacio de laboratorio tiene acceso a una computadora con conexión a internet para practicar sus conocimientos y aprender otros, consultar información en internet, llenar documentos en línea, o cualquiera que sea su necesidad en la computadora, tableta o teléfono celular. O bien, lo apoyamos en el llenado de documentos por escrito. Puede hacer uso de nuestras computadoras o traer su propia computadora. Un instructor bilingüe está disponible para consultas. 

No requiere inscripción. No Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton 
  (845) 485.3445 x3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
7th Art Film Series

California Schmeer and Footlong
A culinary double feature! California Schmeer (25 minutes) highlights the phenomenon of the bagel. Footlong (44 minutes) is a humorous and educational look at hot dogs; visiting every famous dog landmark from Pink's Chilidogs in Los Angeles to Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, with a side trip to The Hot Dog Hall of Fame.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

California Schmeer and Footlong
A culinary double feature! California Schmeer (25 minutes) highlights the phenomenon of the bagel. Footlong (44 minutes) is a humorous and educational look at hot dogs; visiting every famous dog landmark from Pink's Chilidogs in Los Angeles to Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, with a side trip to The Hot Dog Hall of Fame.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Tuesday January 29, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

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

CONTACT: Children's Room Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

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

CONTACT:
  Children's Room Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Baby Rhyme and Play Time

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play. Ages 1-5.  No Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play. Ages 1-5.  No Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition
CONTACT: Susan Lesser  susie.lesser@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Susan Lesser
  
  susie.lesser@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cornell Cooperative Extension:No Child Left Inside
CONTACT: Danielle Salisbury  ds778@cornell.edu
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Danielle Salisbury
  
  ds778@cornell.edu

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Super Hero Comics/Escape Room for teens

Uncover the mystery of the missing comics.  Who took them and where are they? Teens will need to solve the many riddles and puzzles to find the hidden stash of Marvel and DC graphic novels. Groups of 6 teens will combine their super powers within an half hour to escape this room. Please register for one of the three time sessions. For teens, ages 12-18.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
There are 14 spaces available.

Uncover the mystery of the missing comics.  Who took them and where are they? Teens will need to solve the many riddles and puzzles to find the hidden stash of Marvel and DC graphic novels. Groups of 6 teens will combine their super powers within an half hour to escape this room. Please register for one of the three time sessions. For teens, ages 12-18.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tinkercad 3D Design Workshop

Creating your own 3D object is very easy. Now that you know the basics of 3D printing, come and learn how to design your own models using Tinkercad.com. Tinkercad is an online 3D design application we will using during the workshop to create a model to print. 

Prerequisite: Introduction to 3D printing services 

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There is 1 space available.

Creating your own 3D object is very easy. Now that you know the basics of 3D printing, come and learn how to design your own models using Tinkercad.com. Tinkercad is an online 3D design application we will using during the workshop to create a model to print. 

Prerequisite: Introduction to 3D printing services 

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There is 1 space available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
LEGO Club

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Events  845-485-3445 x3320  youth;
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Events
  845.485.3445 x3320
  youth;

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Procesos migratorios y su dinero/Migratory processes and your money

In this session, you will receive recommendations to prevent and prepare for any immigration measure. The topics to be discussed will be- the security of your money, how you can protect your money before any immigration process, your rights and possible frauds, financial and legal abuses, and financial responsibility. If there is inclement weather, this talk will be changed to Thursday, January 31 from 4: 30-6:30 pm.

En esta sesión recibirá recomendaciones para prevenir y prepararse ante cualquier medida migratoria. Los temas a tratar serán: Seguridad de su dinero – cómo puede asegurar su dinero ante algún proceso migratorio, Sus derechos y posibles fraudes y abusos financieros y legales, y Responsabilidad financiera. Si hay alguna eventualidad con el clima, esta charla se cambiará al jueves 31 de enero de 4:30-6:30pm.

 

 

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  845-485-3445 X 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

In this session, you will receive recommendations to prevent and prepare for any immigration measure. The topics to be discussed will be- the security of your money, how you can protect your money before any immigration process, your rights and possible frauds, financial and legal abuses, and financial responsibility. If there is inclement weather, this talk will be changed to Thursday, January 31 from 4: 30-6:30 pm.

En esta sesión recibirá recomendaciones para prevenir y prepararse ante cualquier medida migratoria. Los temas a tratar serán: Seguridad de su dinero – cómo puede asegurar su dinero ante algún proceso migratorio, Sus derechos y posibles fraudes y abusos financieros y legales, y Responsabilidad financiera. Si hay alguna eventualidad con el clima, esta charla se cambiará al jueves 31 de enero de 4:30-6:30pm.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  845.485.3445 X 3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lourdes Rowing Association
CONTACT: Susan Hollister  suehollister4@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Susan Hollister
  
  suehollister4@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Non-Fiction Book Club

Jan 29:  Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Feb 26:  The Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela 
Mar 26: Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson
 

CONTACT: Adult reference
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

Jan 29:  Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Feb 26:  The Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela 
Mar 26: Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson
 

CONTACT:
  Adult reference
  
  

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

Wednesday January 30, 2019
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Literacy Connections
CONTACT: Martin J. McNally  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
CONTACT:
  Martin J. McNally
  
  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)

 
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Job Club

Support group for job seekers. Meet weekly to explore successful job search strategies, share job leads, and network.

Presented by Dutchess One Stop Career Center.

Registration available for January 23 session only. If you would like to register after that session, contact Rebecca Shafer.

For more information, contact Rebecca Shafer at Dutchess One Stop:
rebecca.shafer@labor.ny.gov
845-249-4618

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Support group for job seekers. Meet weekly to explore successful job search strategies, share job leads, and network.

Presented by Dutchess One Stop Career Center.

Registration available for January 23 session only. If you would like to register after that session, contact Rebecca Shafer.

For more information, contact Rebecca Shafer at Dutchess One Stop:
rebecca.shafer@labor.ny.gov
845-249-4618

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Baby Rhyme and Play Time

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Room Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Walk and Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play

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.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
CONTACT: Amodh Nirala  anirala@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Amodh Nirala
  
  anirala@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Internet 101

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

Prerequisite: basic computer skills.

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 3 spaces available.

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

Prerequisite: basic computer skills.

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

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Microsoft Excel 101

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)


 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Movie: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

An intimate visit with Mr. Rogers.  PG-13, 1 hr. 34 min.

CONTACT: Adult Reference  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

An intimate visit with Mr. Rogers.  PG-13, 1 hr. 34 min.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Thursday January 31, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sensory Lab

Enhance fine motor skills through sensory explanation and play. For children ages 18 months to 5 years. Dress for the mess!

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

Enhance fine motor skills through sensory explanation and play. For children ages 18 months to 5 years. Dress for the mess!

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

No registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

A story time for two-year olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road Teen Area

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road Teen Area

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
PLC Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play

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.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cornell Cooperative Extension:No Child Left Inside
CONTACT: Danielle Salisbury  ds778@cornell.edu
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Danielle Salisbury
  
  ds778@cornell.edu

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Little Actors: Reader's Theatre

Interested in acting? Reader's Theatre is a fun activity in which the actors read directly from scripts and use vocal expression to tell an entertaining story. No props, costumes, or sets will be used. Scripts will be provided. Grades 2-5.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
There are 13 spaces available.

Interested in acting? Reader's Theatre is a fun activity in which the actors read directly from scripts and use vocal expression to tell an entertaining story. No props, costumes, or sets will be used. Scripts will be provided. Grades 2-5.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Not Your Mama’s Book Group

Book:  The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais

CONTACT: Tammy Myers  845-485-3445 x3409  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Book:  The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais

CONTACT:
  Tammy Myers
  845.485.3445 x3409
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Friday February 1, 2019
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Brain Games

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

CONTACT: Barrie Hartman  barrie34@aol.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

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

CONTACT:
  Barrie Hartman
  
  barrie34@aol.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
TLC-Toddler Learning Center

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Stitch Your Heart Out

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

CONTACT: Boardman Road Branch  (845) 485-3445 x3400  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

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

CONTACT:
  Boardman Road Branch
  (845) 485.3445 x3400
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program offers free tax preparation service for low to middle income families, individuals, and seniors, by appointment, at the library. The AARP Foundation website has a checklist of documents to bring to your private appointment. Call 211 or 800-899-1479 to schedule. There is no fee, sales pitch or age limit, and you do not have to be an AARP member to qualify for this service.

CONTACT: Barbara Kaiser  krjamsgram@aol.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program offers free tax preparation service for low to middle income families, individuals, and seniors, by appointment, at the library. The AARP Foundation website has a checklist of documents to bring to your private appointment. Call 211 or 800-899-1479 to schedule. There is no fee, sales pitch or age limit, and you do not have to be an AARP member to qualify for this service.

CONTACT:
  Barbara Kaiser
  
  krjamsgram@aol.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Saturday February 2, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Teen Geeks

Our Teen Geeks are here to help people with a variety of technology needs such as using personal devices, attaching files to emails and downloading documents for printing.  You will find them on the ground floor near the adult computers.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

Our Teen Geeks are here to help people with a variety of technology needs such as using personal devices, attaching files to emails and downloading documents for printing.  You will find them on the ground floor near the adult computers.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pick Up Stitches

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

CONTACT: Reference Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

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

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
How Music Works with Barry Wiesenfeld (Snow Date)

This series is for music fans and beginning musicians who wish to understand the components of music, and how these components fit together. The basics of chords and chord progressions, melody and harmony, and the evolution of music are discussed - but this is a flexible curriculum, and class interests and experience will play a part in dictating our direction. How Music Works is designed for teens and adults. You do not need a knowledge of music to attend this class - only a desire to learn!  Barry Wiesenfeld is a freelance musician, a published author and is on the music faculty of SUNY and Ramapo College. He has accompanied Grammy-winning artists, performed on three continents, and has played on numerous recordings, radio and TV.   (Reserved snow dates are Feb 2 and Feb 9).

CONTACT: Reference Desk  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

This series is for music fans and beginning musicians who wish to understand the components of music, and how these components fit together. The basics of chords and chord progressions, melody and harmony, and the evolution of music are discussed - but this is a flexible curriculum, and class interests and experience will play a part in dictating our direction. How Music Works is designed for teens and adults. You do not need a knowledge of music to attend this class - only a desire to learn!  Barry Wiesenfeld is a freelance musician, a published author and is on the music faculty of SUNY and Ramapo College. He has accompanied Grammy-winning artists, performed on three continents, and has played on numerous recordings, radio and TV.   (Reserved snow dates are Feb 2 and Feb 9).

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hygge Open House

Hygge (pronounced ‘hue-gah’) is a Danish word used to acknowledge a special feeling or moment. It usually centers on the art of ‘coziness.’ Join us as we celebrate all things comfy- be it hearty soups, relaxing crafts, or good conversation. Feel free to drop in and sample delicious foods, cozy up with a good book, or enjoy the company of friends. For adults 18+.

Registration is suggested but not required. 

CONTACT: Reference Desk  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 127 spaces available.

Hygge (pronounced ‘hue-gah’) is a Danish word used to acknowledge a special feeling or moment. It usually centers on the art of ‘coziness.’ Join us as we celebrate all things comfy- be it hearty soups, relaxing crafts, or good conversation. Feel free to drop in and sample delicious foods, cozy up with a good book, or enjoy the company of friends. For adults 18+.

Registration is suggested but not required. 

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 127 spaces available.

Sunday February 3, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Exercise Your Writing!

Come exercise your writing with themed prompts and group sharing.  Please bring a notebook and preferred writing implement.

CONTACT: Adult Reference  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

Come exercise your writing with themed prompts and group sharing.  Please bring a notebook and preferred writing implement.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War

Join the Ebony Doughboys and Dr. Jeffrey Sammons of NYU for an afternoon exploring the 369th Regiment and the African-American quest for equality during World War I.  Dr. Sammons’ lecture will be “illustrated” by the Ebony Doughboys, a group dedicated to the living history of the Africa- American experience in World War I.

NOTE:  If the government shutdown has not been resolved prior to this event, the venue will shift from the FDR Wallace Center to the Boardman Road Branch Library.

CONTACT: Tom Lawrence  (845) 485-3445 x3306  administration@poklib.org
LOCATION: Wallace Center, FDR Presidential Library

Join the Ebony Doughboys and Dr. Jeffrey Sammons of NYU for an afternoon exploring the 369th Regiment and the African-American quest for equality during World War I.  Dr. Sammons’ lecture will be “illustrated” by the Ebony Doughboys, a group dedicated to the living history of the Africa- American experience in World War I.

NOTE:  If the government shutdown has not been resolved prior to this event, the venue will shift from the FDR Wallace Center to the Boardman Road Branch Library.

CONTACT:
  Tom Lawrence
  (845) 485.3445 x3306
  administration@poklib.org

LOCATION: Wallace Center, FDR Presidential Library

Monday February 4, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Walk and Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play

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.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. Registration is for 10 week session. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Space is limited; please register for Monday or Thursday. Registration is for 10 week session. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Board Games
CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
  tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
BLC-Bilingual Learning Center

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

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Microsoft Excel 102

Learn more about formulas, filter, creating a chart and functions available for calculations.

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

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

Learn more about formulas, filter, creating a chart and functions available for calculations.

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

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

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)


 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Haciendo Lazos de Amistad - Bilingual knitting and crafting program

Venga y aprenda conocimientos básicos de tejido con gancho o agujas y costura a mano. Si es principiante o si ya tiene conocimientos, le invitamos a reunirse y hacer lazos de amistad con nosotros. Enseñamos diferentes proyectos dependiendo de la temporada. Abierto para personas de 10 años de edad en adelante. Todos los menores de edad requieren estar acompañados de un adulto que este a su cuidado.?

No requiere inscripción. (No registration required).

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  (845) 485-3445 x3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Venga y aprenda conocimientos básicos de tejido con gancho o agujas y costura a mano. Si es principiante o si ya tiene conocimientos, le invitamos a reunirse y hacer lazos de amistad con nosotros. Enseñamos diferentes proyectos dependiendo de la temporada. Abierto para personas de 10 años de edad en adelante. Todos los menores de edad requieren estar acompañados de un adulto que este a su cuidado.?

No requiere inscripción. (No registration required).

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  (845) 485.3445 x3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Art Club: Winter Birch Trees!

Paint a beautiful winter collage with birch trees and birds. Grades K- 5.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
There is 1 space available.

Paint a beautiful winter collage with birch trees and birds. Grades K- 5.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

There is 1 space available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ESL Classes/ Clases de Inglés

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes are held in the Charwat Meeting room (Ground Floor),  the Teen Study Room (2nd floor), the Market Street Meeting room on the Main Floor and the Reading Bay (3rd Floor). All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670 or sign up in person on Mondays between 5:30- 6 pm at the Charwat Meeting room on the ground floor.

CONTACT: Laura Lane  (845) 452-8670  lmlane@literacyconnections.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Learn English at the library! Literacy Connections will help you learn and practice English. Classes are held in the Charwat Meeting room (Ground Floor),  the Teen Study Room (2nd floor), the Market Street Meeting room on the Main Floor and the Reading Bay (3rd Floor). All levels welcome. To register, please call Literacy Connections on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays at (845) 452-8670 or sign up in person on Mondays between 5:30- 6 pm at the Charwat Meeting room on the ground floor.

CONTACT:
  Laura Lane
  (845) 452.8670
  lmlane@literacyconnections.org 

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Laboratorio de cómputo en español/ Spanish Computer Lab

En este espacio de laboratorio tiene acceso a una computadora con conexión a internet para practicar sus conocimientos y aprender otros, consultar información en internet, llenar documentos en línea, o cualquiera que sea su necesidad en la computadora, tableta o teléfono celular. O bien, lo apoyamos en el llenado de documentos por escrito. Puede hacer uso de nuestras computadoras o traer su propia computadora. Un instructor bilingüe está disponible para consultas. 

No requiere inscripción. No Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton   (845) 485-3445 x3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

En este espacio de laboratorio tiene acceso a una computadora con conexión a internet para practicar sus conocimientos y aprender otros, consultar información en internet, llenar documentos en línea, o cualquiera que sea su necesidad en la computadora, tableta o teléfono celular. O bien, lo apoyamos en el llenado de documentos por escrito. Puede hacer uso de nuestras computadoras o traer su propia computadora. Un instructor bilingüe está disponible para consultas. 

No requiere inscripción. No Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton 
  (845) 485.3445 x3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

Tuesday February 5, 2019
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Clases de Computación- Spanish Computer Class

Las clases son gratuitas y se imparten en español. Usted aprenderá las bases para iniciarse en el mundo de la computación y el internet.  Son únicamente para adultos y se recomienda ser puntual. Las clases que a continuación se describen se ofrecerán durante este periodo de otoño. Preferible se inscriba con anticipación, comunicándose al 845-485-3445 x 3321. No se requiere registro.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  (845) 485-3445 x3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

Las clases son gratuitas y se imparten en español. Usted aprenderá las bases para iniciarse en el mundo de la computación y el internet.  Son únicamente para adultos y se recomienda ser puntual. Las clases que a continuación se describen se ofrecerán durante este periodo de otoño. Preferible se inscriba con anticipación, comunicándose al 845-485-3445 x 3321. No se requiere registro.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  (845) 485.3445 x3321
  ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)


 
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9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
CONTACT: Barbara Kaiser  krjamsgram@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Barbara Kaiser
  
  krjamsgram@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

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

CONTACT: Children's Room Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

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

CONTACT:
  Children's Room Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Baby Rhyme and Play Time

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play. Ages 1-5.  No Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play. Ages 1-5.  No Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Children's Room (Second Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Project Do Something - Crochet Baby Blanket

Make a granny square to add to a baby blanket which will be donated to local hospital

Registration required

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
There are 7 spaces available.

Make a granny square to add to a baby blanket which will be donated to local hospital

Registration required

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Spanish Spelling Bee Practices (VELLOP)/ Práctica de ortografía española

6th Annual Poughkeepsie Spanish Spelling Bee Contest

Vassar English Language Learner Outreach Program (VELLOP), La Voz of Bard College and Poughkeepsie Public Library invite all children who speak Spanish to Poughkeepsie’s Sixth Annual Spanish Spelling Bee Contest on Saturday, April 27 at 9 am at Vassar College. Registration is free and open to bilingual students in the fourth to eight grades. Please register at Poughkeepsie Public Library. For more information, please contact Elva Corbaton at 845-485-3445 X 3321 at Adriance, or Diana Sanderson at dsanderson@vassar.edu. 

6to. Concurso Anual de Deletreo en Español

VELLOP de Vassar College, La Voz de Bard College y la Biblioteca de Poughkeepsie invita niños(as) que hablan español al Sexto Concurso Anual de Deletreo en español en Poughkeepsie el sábado 27 de abril a las 9 am en Vassar College. El ganador podrá participar en el concurso nacional de deletreo en español. La inscripción es gratuita y está abierta para estudiantes de 4to.-8vo. grado. Inscripciones en la Biblioteca de Poughkeepsie.Para más información, comunicarse con Elva Corbaton al 845-485-3445 x 3321 o con Diana Sanderson dsanderson@vassar.edu.

 

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  845-485-3445 x 3321  ecorbaton@pokilib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

6th Annual Poughkeepsie Spanish Spelling Bee Contest

Vassar English Language Learner Outreach Program (VELLOP), La Voz of Bard College and Poughkeepsie Public Library invite all children who speak Spanish to Poughkeepsie’s Sixth Annual Spanish Spelling Bee Contest on Saturday, April 27 at 9 am at Vassar College. Registration is free and open to bilingual students in the fourth to eight grades. Please register at Poughkeepsie Public Library. For more information, please contact Elva Corbaton at 845-485-3445 X 3321 at Adriance, or Diana Sanderson at dsanderson@vassar.edu. 

6to. Concurso Anual de Deletreo en Español

VELLOP de Vassar College, La Voz de Bard College y la Biblioteca de Poughkeepsie invita niños(as) que hablan español al Sexto Concurso Anual de Deletreo en español en Poughkeepsie el sábado 27 de abril a las 9 am en Vassar College. El ganador podrá participar en el concurso nacional de deletreo en español. La inscripción es gratuita y está abierta para estudiantes de 4to.-8vo. grado. Inscripciones en la Biblioteca de Poughkeepsie.Para más información, comunicarse con Elva Corbaton al 845-485-3445 x 3321 o con Diana Sanderson dsanderson@vassar.edu.

 

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  845.485.3445 x 3321
  ecorbaton@pokilib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Windows 10

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

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

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 4 spaces available.

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

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

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

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Celebrate Chinese New Year

2019 is the Year of the Pig. Join us in celebrating the Chinese New Year and learn about another culture through their traditions, legends, Fairy tales/folk tales, food and crafts. Grades K-6.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
There are 8 spaces available.

2019 is the Year of the Pig. Join us in celebrating the Chinese New Year and learn about another culture through their traditions, legends, Fairy tales/folk tales, food and crafts. Grades K-6.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
LEGO Club

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

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Events  845-485-3445 x3320  youth;
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

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

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Events
  845.485.3445 x3320
  youth;

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
La Guelagetza
CONTACT: Jessica Sherman  845-485-3445 x 3315  jsherman@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Jessica Sherman
  845.485.3445 x 3315
  jsherman@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

Wednesday February 6, 2019
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Literacy Connections
CONTACT: Martin J. McNally  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
CONTACT:
  Martin J. McNally
  
  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)

 
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9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Job Club

Support group for job seekers. Meet weekly to explore successful job search strategies, share job leads, and network.

Presented by Dutchess One Stop Career Center.

Registration available for January 23 session only. If you would like to register after that session, contact Rebecca Shafer.

For more information, contact Rebecca Shafer at Dutchess One Stop:
rebecca.shafer@labor.ny.gov
845-249-4618

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Support group for job seekers. Meet weekly to explore successful job search strategies, share job leads, and network.

Presented by Dutchess One Stop Career Center.

Registration available for January 23 session only. If you would like to register after that session, contact Rebecca Shafer.

For more information, contact Rebecca Shafer at Dutchess One Stop:
rebecca.shafer@labor.ny.gov
845-249-4618

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Baby Rhyme and Play Time

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT: Children's Room Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

This language enrichment program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories, followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For birth to 18 months. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Walk and Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytime. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories and is followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For ages 19-24 months. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
PLC- Preschooler Learning Center Story Time and Guided Play

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.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

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.

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
CONTACT: Amodh Nirala  anirala@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Amodh Nirala
  
  anirala@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Internet 102

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

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent experience.

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 7 spaces available.

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

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent experience.

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

CONTACT:
  Debbie Minnerly
  (845) 485.3445 x3380
  dminnerly@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Microsoft Excel 102

Learn more about formulas, filter, creating a chart and functions available for calculations.

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

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There is 1 space available.

Learn more about formulas, filter, creating a chart and functions available for calculations.

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

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