Wednesday November 14, 2018
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Big Read Kids' Craft: Chinese Scroll Painting

Celebrate the NEA Big Read with a craft influenced by Chinese culture - Scroll Painting with watercolor and ink. For ages 6-12. Please register.

LaGrange Association Library is located at 488 Freedom Plains Road, Suite 109 in Poughkeepsie.

CONTACT: LaGrange Association Library  (845)452-3141
LOCATION: LaGrange Association Library

Celebrate the NEA Big Read with a craft influenced by Chinese culture - Scroll Painting with watercolor and ink. For ages 6-12. Please register.

LaGrange Association Library is located at 488 Freedom Plains Road, Suite 109 in Poughkeepsie.

CONTACT:
  LaGrange Association Library
  (845)452.3141
  

LOCATION: LaGrange Association Library

Thursday November 15, 2018
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Big Read: Processing through Painting

Work with an arts educator from The Art Effect to examine emotionally complex passages in the Big Read literature. After discussion, create an abstract painting that reflects the literary landscape. No previous experience necessary. All materials supplied. Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)458-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There is 1 space available.

Work with an arts educator from The Art Effect to examine emotionally complex passages in the Big Read literature. After discussion, create an abstract painting that reflects the literary landscape. No previous experience necessary. All materials supplied. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)458.3445 x3372
  jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There is 1 space available.

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
NEA Big Read Special Needs Book Club

New for this Year's Big Read program is a book club series for individuals with special needs (age 14 and older) and a parent or caregiver.  Meets Thursdays October 18 - November 15.  Read here for more specific information on the Club.  Registration required by calling the Reference Desk at 485-3445 x3702.  Register only the special needs individual.  We will assume a parent or caregiver will accompany the individual.

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

New for this Year's Big Read program is a book club series for individuals with special needs (age 14 and older) and a parent or caregiver.  Meets Thursdays October 18 - November 15.  Read here for more specific information on the Club.  Registration required by calling the Reference Desk at 485-3445 x3702.  Register only the special needs individual.  We will assume a parent or caregiver will accompany the individual.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Friday November 16, 2018
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Big Read Film Screening: Year of the Dragon

A free screening of the 1985 movie Year of the Dragon starring John Lone and Mickey Rourke. Directed by Michael Cimino.

Hyde Park Library is located at 2 Main Street in Hyde Park.

CONTACT: Hyde Park Library  (845) 229-7791
LOCATION: Hyde Park Library

A free screening of the 1985 movie Year of the Dragon starring John Lone and Mickey Rourke. Directed by Michael Cimino.

Hyde Park Library is located at 2 Main Street in Hyde Park.

CONTACT:
  Hyde Park Library
  (845) 229.7791
  

LOCATION: Hyde Park Library

Saturday November 17, 2018
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Big Read Closing Event

Recap the past five weeks, honor our participating Book Discussion Groups, enjoy a performance form students of the Mid-Hudson Chinese Language Center, and announce next year's Big Read book selection!  Don't miss it!

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Recap the past five weeks, honor our participating Book Discussion Groups, enjoy a performance form students of the Mid-Hudson Chinese Language Center, and announce next year's Big Read book selection!  Don't miss it!

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x3372
  jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Big Read: The Silk Road Concert

The Hudson Valley Philharmonic’s concert features Asian influences in Stravinsky’s Song of the Nightingale and Bartok’s Miraculous Mandarin Suite. The program also includes Stringendo’s Vivace Orchestra and Kinan Azmeh, clarinetist with the Silk Road Ensemble. Pre-concert talk by Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer begins at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the Bardavon Box Office or online at www.bardavon.org/box-office/


 

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Bardavon 1869 Opera House

The Hudson Valley Philharmonic’s concert features Asian influences in Stravinsky’s Song of the Nightingale and Bartok’s Miraculous Mandarin Suite. The program also includes Stringendo’s Vivace Orchestra and Kinan Azmeh, clarinetist with the Silk Road Ensemble. Pre-concert talk by Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer begins at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the Bardavon Box Office or online at www.bardavon.org/box-office/


 

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x3372
  jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Bardavon 1869 Opera House

Thursday November 29, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Big Read Planning Meeting
CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x3372
  jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Big Read Planning Meeting
CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x3372
  jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)


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