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Wednesday April 24, 2019
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Literacy Connections
CONTACT: Martin J. McNally  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Martin J. McNally
  
  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main 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 April 17 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 April 17 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 story time for walkers as they prepare for toddler story times. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For children 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 story time for walkers as they prepare for toddler story times. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For children 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)

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)


 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Weekly Drone Club

In this weekly series we'll learn about drones and how to fly them. Once we master drone flight we'll conduct drone races in our obstacle course. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

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

In this weekly series we'll learn about drones and how to fly them. Once we master drone flight we'll conduct drone races in our obstacle course. Grades K-5.

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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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Art Reception & Book Signing

Meet artist Tatiana Rhinevault at her book signing and art reception.  The exhibit of her works is available to view during regular library hours from March 2 - April 30.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery

Meet artist Tatiana Rhinevault at her book signing and art reception.  The exhibit of her works is available to view during regular library hours from March 2 - April 30.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x 3372
  jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Wojtecki Rotunda Gallery

 
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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)
There is 1 space available.

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)

There is 1 space available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Movie: Crazy Rich Asians

PG -13, 2 hr.

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

PG -13, 2 hr.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Board of Trustees
CONTACT: Bonny Algozzine  (845) 485-3445 x3306  balgozzine@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
CONTACT:
  Bonny Algozzine
  (845) 485.3445 x3306
  balgozzine@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

Thursday April 25, 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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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Big Read Planning Meeting

Monthly planning meeting with community partners.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

Monthly planning meeting with community partners.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x 3372
  jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third 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. 

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
Fairy Gardens

Have fun designing and creating your own fairy garden. Grades 1-6.

Registration required.

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

Have fun designing and creating your own fairy garden. Grades 1-6.

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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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network of the Hudson Valley
CONTACT: Christopher Wyble  chris@glsenhudsonvalley.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Christopher Wyble
  
  chris@glsenhudsonvalley.org

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

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

Book: On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle

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

Book: On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle

CONTACT:
  Tammy Myers
  845.485.3445 x3409
  tmyers@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Container Gardening, Twelve Easy Herbs- Class #4

Learn how you can grow microgreens 365 days a year! Also learn where and how to grow all kinds of herbs. Attendees will take home seeds for basil, cilantro, dill plants, and ready-to-grow container of microgreens.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Krista Miller  (845)485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Learn how you can grow microgreens 365 days a year! Also learn where and how to grow all kinds of herbs. Attendees will take home seeds for basil, cilantro, dill plants, and ready-to-grow container of microgreens.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  (845)485.3445 x3366
  kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dutchess County Progressive Action Alliance
CONTACT: Caroline Fenner  mscarolinefenner@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Caroline Fenner
  
  mscarolinefenner@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Friday April 26, 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)

 
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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Learn - Conversational Spanish

Regular practice is the best way to learn a new language. Meet weekly with our experienced instructor to practice Spanish conversation with other language enthusiasts. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch to each session. For more information call Jessica Sherman at (845) 485-3445 x 3315 or email jsherman@poklib.org.

No Registration Required. 

CONTACT: Jessica Sherman  845-485-3445 X 3315  jsherman@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Regular practice is the best way to learn a new language. Meet weekly with our experienced instructor to practice Spanish conversation with other language enthusiasts. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch to each session. For more information call Jessica Sherman at (845) 485-3445 x 3315 or email jsherman@poklib.org.

No Registration Required. 

CONTACT:
  Jessica Sherman
  845.485.3445 X 3315
  jsherman@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Saturday April 27, 2019
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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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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Global Printmaking for Kids: Papermaking

 Use recycled materials to make your own paper. You can even add seeds and then plant your paper when you're done! Grades 1-6.

Registration required.

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.

 Use recycled materials to make your own paper. You can even add seeds and then plant your paper when you're done! Grades 1-6.

Registration required.

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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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Proctor Exam
CONTACT: Bintou Susso  bintoususso@gmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Bintou Susso
  
  bintoususso@gmail.com

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

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Marist Music Mania

Spend the afternoon with Tau Beta Sigma, Marist’s honorary band sorority, and explore instruments in an instrument petting zoo. 
Grades K-5. No registration

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

Spend the afternoon with Tau Beta Sigma, Marist’s honorary band sorority, and explore instruments in an instrument petting zoo. 
Grades K-5. No registration

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

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

 

In this gathering we explore, reflect, learn, and build community through conversations; share your experience and curiosity about death and dying. There is no agenda – simply an open conversation in a relaxed, confidential, and safe space. This is a discussion group rather than grief support or counseling.

CONTACT: Tammy Myers  845-485-3445 x3409  tmyers@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

In this gathering we explore, reflect, learn, and build community through conversations; share your experience and curiosity about death and dying. There is no agenda – simply an open conversation in a relaxed, confidential, and safe space. This is a discussion group rather than grief support or counseling.

CONTACT:
  Tammy Myers
  845.485.3445 x3409
  tmyers@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Monday April 29, 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

This spring we are revisiting some of our favorite mysteries!  Today we look at 'The Killings at Badger's Drift' by Caroline Graham. Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.

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

This spring we are revisiting some of our favorite mysteries!  Today we look at 'The Killings at Badger's Drift' by Caroline Graham. 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)

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

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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4:00 PM - 5:30 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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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 April 30, 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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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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3:00 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
Conversations that Matter: Alcohol & Marijuana

Have some pizza and voice your concerns with a local police officer.

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.

Have some pizza and voice your concerns with a local police officer.

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.

 

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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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Paper Flowers

Create a beautiful spring flower out of tissue paper. Grades 2-6.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
There are 10 spaces available.

Create a beautiful spring flower out of tissue paper. Grades 2-6.

Registration required.

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

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

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author talk and celebration with Isabel Elena Schneck: Take Me to Carnival / Llévavme al Carnaval

Presentación bilingüe del libro Llévame al Carnaval por Isabel Elena Schneck Bilingual Book Presentation and Reading of Take Me to Carnival by Author Isabel Elena Schneck

La historia de Isabel está basada en historias verbales acerca de las tradiciones del carnaval en Mizque, un pueblo boliviano. Ilustra el poder de la música que nos recuerda de dónde venimos. Isabel Schneck es estudiante de Vassar College, con especialización en estudios latinoamericanos y latinos. Isabel espera que su libro inspire a los lectores para que se sientan orgullosos de su identidad y curiosos por aprender acerca de otras culturas.

Isabel Elena Schneck's story is based on oral histories about Carnival traditions in the Bolivian town of Mizque. It illustrates the power of music to remind us of where we come from. Isabel Schneck is a student at Vassar College, majoring in Latin American & Latina Studies. She hopes her book will inspire every reader to feel pride in their identity and curiosity to learn about other cultures.

For all ages. Author reading, activities, and crafting celebrating Carnival and Children's' Day.

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

Presentación bilingüe del libro Llévame al Carnaval por Isabel Elena Schneck Bilingual Book Presentation and Reading of Take Me to Carnival by Author Isabel Elena Schneck

La historia de Isabel está basada en historias verbales acerca de las tradiciones del carnaval en Mizque, un pueblo boliviano. Ilustra el poder de la música que nos recuerda de dónde venimos. Isabel Schneck es estudiante de Vassar College, con especialización en estudios latinoamericanos y latinos. Isabel espera que su libro inspire a los lectores para que se sientan orgullosos de su identidad y curiosos por aprender acerca de otras culturas.

Isabel Elena Schneck's story is based on oral histories about Carnival traditions in the Bolivian town of Mizque. It illustrates the power of music to remind us of where we come from. Isabel Schneck is a student at Vassar College, majoring in Latin American & Latina Studies. She hopes her book will inspire every reader to feel pride in their identity and curiosity to learn about other cultures.

For all ages. Author reading, activities, and crafting celebrating Carnival and Children's' Day.

CONTACT:
  Adult Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3321
  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)

Wednesday May 1, 2019
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Literacy Connections
CONTACT: Martin J. McNally  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Martin J. McNally
  
  mmcnally1945@hotmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main 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 April 17 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 April 17 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 story time for walkers as they prepare for toddler story times. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For children 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 story time for walkers as they prepare for toddler story times. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories followed by 30 minutes of play and socialization. For children 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)

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)


 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Weekly Drone Club

In this weekly series we'll learn about drones and how to fly them. Once we master drone flight we'll conduct drone races in our obstacle course. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

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

In this weekly series we'll learn about drones and how to fly them. Once we master drone flight we'll conduct drone races in our obstacle course. Grades K-5.

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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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)

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)


Thursday May 2, 2019
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Maternal Infant Services Network (healthcare enrollment)

MISN is providing assistance for community members who would like to enroll in health insurance through NY State of Health Marketplace. For more information or to make an appointment, please call MISN's toll-free number at 1-800-453-4666.

CONTACT: Lynda Brady  lbrady@misn-ny.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

MISN is providing assistance for community members who would like to enroll in health insurance through NY State of Health Marketplace. For more information or to make an appointment, please call MISN's toll-free number at 1-800-453-4666.

CONTACT:
  Lynda Brady
  
  lbrady@misn-ny.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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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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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maternal Infant Services Network (healthcare enrollment)

MISN is providing assistance for community members who would like to enroll in health insurance through NY State of Health Marketplace. For more information or to make an appointment, please call MISN's toll-free number at 1-800-453-4666.

CONTACT: Lynda Brady  lbrady@misn-ny.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

MISN is providing assistance for community members who would like to enroll in health insurance through NY State of Health Marketplace. For more information or to make an appointment, please call MISN's toll-free number at 1-800-453-4666.

CONTACT:
  Lynda Brady
  
  lbrady@misn-ny.org

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

 
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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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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AARP Mid Hudson Valley Volunteer Team
CONTACT: Kat Fisher  kjfisher@aarp.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Kat Fisher
  
  kjfisher@aarp.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground 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
Hawaiian Leis

Aloha! Join us and learn how to make your very own Hawaiian lei out of recycled paper. Grades 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
There are 12 spaces available.

Aloha! Join us and learn how to make your very own Hawaiian lei out of recycled paper. Grades 1-5.

Registration required.

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

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

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Unicorns vs. Horses

Are you a unicorn fan or a horse fan? Come and pick which craft you want to make. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

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

Are you a unicorn fan or a horse fan? Come and pick which craft you want to make. Grades K-5.

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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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
An Evening with Jill Santopolo

Join us for a conversation with Jill Santopolo, author of More Than Words and The Light We Lost (for adults) and numerous children's books.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration required.

 

CONTACT: Tom Lawrence  (845) 485-3445 x3306  administration@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
There are 54 spaces available.

Join us for a conversation with Jill Santopolo, author of More Than Words and The Light We Lost (for adults) and numerous children's books.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration required.

 

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

There are 54 spaces available.

Friday May 3, 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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12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch & Learn - Conversational Spanish

Regular practice is the best way to learn a new language. Meet weekly with our experienced instructor to practice Spanish conversation with other language enthusiasts. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch to each session. For more information call Jessica Sherman at (845) 485-3445 x 3315 or email jsherman@poklib.org.

No Registration Required. 

CONTACT: Jessica Sherman  845-485-3445 X 3315  jsherman@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Regular practice is the best way to learn a new language. Meet weekly with our experienced instructor to practice Spanish conversation with other language enthusiasts. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch to each session. For more information call Jessica Sherman at (845) 485-3445 x 3315 or email jsherman@poklib.org.

No Registration Required. 

CONTACT:
  Jessica Sherman
  845.485.3445 X 3315
  jsherman@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Explore - Research Tools

Explore our subscription databases containing content from thousands of periodicals that you can access FREE with your library card. This class will be helpful to students, researchers, and anyone curious about learning more on almost any topic. Class will be flexible, to address the interests of participants.

CONTACT: Bridget O'Donnell  (845) 485-3445 x3311  bodonnell@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 6 spaces available.

Explore our subscription databases containing content from thousands of periodicals that you can access FREE with your library card. This class will be helpful to students, researchers, and anyone curious about learning more on almost any topic. Class will be flexible, to address the interests of participants.

CONTACT:
  Bridget O'Donnell
  (845) 485.3445 x3311
  bodonnell@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 6 spaces available.

Saturday May 4, 2019
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Comic Book Day

PPLD was chosen as a 'give-away' location for Free Comic Book Day! Stop by either of the libraries to pick up your exclusive comics, available while supplies last! 

CONTACT: Krista Miller  (845)485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

PPLD was chosen as a 'give-away' location for Free Comic Book Day! Stop by either of the libraries to pick up your exclusive comics, available while supplies last! 

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  (845)485.3445 x3366
  kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free Comic Book Day

PPLD was chosen as a 'give-away' location for Free Comic Book Day! Stop by either of the libraries to pick up your exclusive comics, available while supplies last! 

CONTACT: Krista Miller  (845)485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

PPLD was chosen as a 'give-away' location for Free Comic Book Day! Stop by either of the libraries to pick up your exclusive comics, available while supplies last! 

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  (845)485.3445 x3366
  kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

 
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9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Defensive Driving

Completing the course may provide a 10% discount on your auto insurance as well as the elimination of up to 4 points from your NYS license. Cost: $25/person, cash or check--NO credit cards accepted. Bring your own lunch.  Must Register.  Pay the day of the class.  Instructor Staci Cussick 845.288.6679.

CONTACT: Reference Desk  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 4 spaces available.

Completing the course may provide a 10% discount on your auto insurance as well as the elimination of up to 4 points from your NYS license. Cost: $25/person, cash or check--NO credit cards accepted. Bring your own lunch.  Must Register.  Pay the day of the class.  Instructor Staci Cussick 845.288.6679.

CONTACT:
  Reference Desk
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pick Up Stitches- Cancelled just for Today

Group will resume next week.  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

Group will resume next week.  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

 
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Club de cocina: latinas en la cocina/ Spanish cooking club

Sea parte de este fantástico club de cocina casera y saludable, el cual le proveerá orientación en la elaboración de recetas variadas y de acuerdo a la estación. Aprenderemos conocimientos básicos de nutrición que contribuyan a una mejor alimentación familiar y un mejor desarrollo físico, social y mental.

Este club de cocina está dirigido para adultos, y las reuniones se realizan de forma bimestral. Por favor consulte las fechas. El cupo es limitado. Se recomienda inscribirse al 845-485-3445 EXT 3321. 

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

Sea parte de este fantástico club de cocina casera y saludable, el cual le proveerá orientación en la elaboración de recetas variadas y de acuerdo a la estación. Aprenderemos conocimientos básicos de nutrición que contribuyan a una mejor alimentación familiar y un mejor desarrollo físico, social y mental.

Este club de cocina está dirigido para adultos, y las reuniones se realizan de forma bimestral. Por favor consulte las fechas. El cupo es limitado. Se recomienda inscribirse al 845-485-3445 EXT 3321. 

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Staff Room (Third Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Free Legal Clinic

Over 20 lawyers from throughout the Mid Hudson Valley will contribute their time and talents to answer legal questions and provide advice and referrals for those in need. No appointment is needed; questions are addressed on a first come, first serve basis. Those interested in attending the clinic are encouraged to call the Dutchess County Bar Association at (845) 473-2488 with questions prior to the event.

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

Over 20 lawyers from throughout the Mid Hudson Valley will contribute their time and talents to answer legal questions and provide advice and referrals for those in need. No appointment is needed; questions are addressed on a first come, first serve basis. Those interested in attending the clinic are encouraged to call the Dutchess County Bar Association at (845) 473-2488 with questions prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Global Printmaking for Kids: Papermaking

Use recycled materials to make your own paper. You can even add seeds and then plant your paper when you're done! Grades 1-6.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Use recycled materials to make your own paper. You can even add seeds and then plant your paper when you're done! Grades 1-6.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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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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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Printmaking Pandemonium: Furoshiki: Relief Printed Eco-friendly Gift Wrap

Gifts in Japan are often wrapped in beautiful cloth wrappings that can be reused. Create a relief block to make patterns on textiles, and learn to wrap items in this eco-friendly way.

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

Gifts in Japan are often wrapped in beautiful cloth wrappings that can be reused. Create a relief block to make patterns on textiles, and learn to wrap items in this eco-friendly way.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room


Sunday May 5, 2019
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Exercise Your Writing!

Come exercise your writing with 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 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)

Monday May 6, 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)

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

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
Excel Tips & Tricks

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

Prerequisite –Excel 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)

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

Prerequisite –Excel 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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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Cinco de Mayo Celebration!

Join us in celebrating Cinco de Mayo as we create art inspired from Mexico, learn about their culture and taste some Mexican food. Grades K-4.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Cavallaro Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
There are 6 spaces available.

Join us in celebrating Cinco de Mayo as we create art inspired from Mexico, learn about their culture and taste some Mexican food. Grades K-4.

Registration required.

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

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

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 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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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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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Junior League of Poughkeepsie Meeting
CONTACT: Jacqueline Altwerger  jacqueline.altwerger@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Jacqueline Altwerger
  
  jacqueline.altwerger@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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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 May 7, 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 - 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
Healthy Snacks Mexican Style

Learn to make a delicious quesadilla for an afterschool snack.

Registration required

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Staff Room (Third Floor)
There are 4 spaces available.

Learn to make a delicious quesadilla for an afterschool snack.

Registration required

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Staff Room (Third Floor)

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Poughkeepsie-Oaxaca Friendship Committee
CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  845-485-3445 x 3321  ecorbaton@pokilib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  845.485.3445 x 3321
  ecorbaton@pokilib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Online Security & Common Scams

The Internet can be very informative and entertaining, but it also presents certain risks. Learn about the various security threats and ways to make your online searches more secure.  We will also identify some common internet scams.

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)
There are 3 spaces available.

The Internet can be very informative and entertaining, but it also presents certain risks. Learn about the various security threats and ways to make your online searches more secure.  We will also identify some common internet scams.

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)

There are 3 spaces available.

 

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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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Pinkalicious Royal Tea Party

Dress up in your finest hat and royal attire and join us for a  tea party fit for a King or Queen! Enjoy stories, games, and light snacks. We'll be making flameless glitter candle holders that you can take home. Grades Pre-K -3rd.

Registration required.

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

Dress up in your finest hat and royal attire and join us for a  tea party fit for a King or Queen! Enjoy stories, games, and light snacks. We'll be making flameless glitter candle holders that you can take home. Grades Pre-K -3rd.

Registration required.

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

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