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Thursday November 21, 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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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BOCES Adult Learning HSE Literacy class(GED Class)
CONTACT: Michael Batira  845-483-3640 x 6107  michael.batira@dcboces.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Michael Batira
  845.483.3640 x 6107
  michael.batira@dcboces.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (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: 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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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Songs & Stories: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5, followed by an
hour of guided play. 

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 enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5, followed by an
hour of guided play. 

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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10:30 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 Walkers- 5 yrs.old.

No registration required.

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 Walkers- 5 yrs.old.

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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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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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Fairy Tale Slime

Who is your favorite fairy tale prince or princess? We'll be making fluffy slime that represents our favorite fairy tale royalty. 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)
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Who is your favorite fairy tale prince or princess? We'll be making fluffy slime that represents our favorite fairy tale royalty. 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)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Professionals of Color Network
CONTACT: Lubna Somjee  drsomjee@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Lubna Somjee
  
  drsomjee@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Inspiring Group Meeting
CONTACT: Lafavia Holman  theinspiringgroup@gmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Lafavia Holman
  
  theinspiringgroup@gmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main 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 CONTAMOS CON CUIDADO DE NIÑOS.

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 CONTAMOS CON CUIDADO DE NIÑOS.

No registration required.

 

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)


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

We will be discussing The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates.

CONTACT: Tammy Myers  845-485-3445 x3409  tmyers@poklib.org

We will be discussing The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates.

CONTACT:
  Tammy Myers
  845.485.3445 x3409
  tmyers@poklib.org

 
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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

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
An Evening of Poetry

Esma Ashraf will read from her book Shamma The Dancing Flame (Archway Publishing).  Followed by an Open Mic.

CONTACT: Adult Reference  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Vassar College - Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Esma Ashraf will read from her book Shamma The Dancing Flame (Archway Publishing).  Followed by an Open Mic.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Vassar College - Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Latino Democrats of Dutchess County
CONTACT: Anibal R. Garcia  anibal@idodc.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Anibal R. Garcia
  
  anibal@idodc.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Friday November 22, 2019
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Sensory Lab

Sensory and fine motor skills exploration through unique art processes for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Dress for the mess!

No registration required.

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

Sensory and fine motor skills exploration through unique art processes for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Dress for the mess!

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 - 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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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friends of PPLD Holiday Book Sale

Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Holiday Book Sale at Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie

Friday, November 22 from 10 am - 8 pm

Saturday, November 23 from 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, November 24 from 10 am - 5 pm

Free Admission! Gift-Quality Books! All books half-off on Sunday! Cash, check (with valid ID), and credit card (MC, Visa, Discover) accepted! Proceeds support the Library District.

CONTACT: Friends' Book Store  845-485-3445 x 3423  book_Store@poklib.org
LOCATION: Locust Grove Estate - 2683 South Road - Poughkeepsie NY 12601

Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Holiday Book Sale at Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie

Friday, November 22 from 10 am - 8 pm

Saturday, November 23 from 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, November 24 from 10 am - 5 pm

Free Admission! Gift-Quality Books! All books half-off on Sunday! Cash, check (with valid ID), and credit card (MC, Visa, Discover) accepted! Proceeds support the Library District.

CONTACT:
  Friends' Book Store
  845.485.3445 x 3423
  book_Store@poklib.org

LOCATION: Locust Grove Estate - 2683 South Road - Poughkeepsie NY 12601

 
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10:45 AM - 11:30 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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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
Research Tools

 Explore our subscription databases containing content from thousands of periodicals that you can access FREE with your library card. The 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)

 Explore our subscription databases containing content from thousands of periodicals that you can access FREE with your library card. The 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)


 
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3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Vassar Geography Majors
CONTACT: Rick Jones  ricjones@vassar.edu
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Rick Jones
  
  ricjones@vassar.edu

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

Saturday November 23, 2019

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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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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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friends of PPLD Holiday Book Sale

Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Holiday Book Sale at Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie

Friday, November 22 from 10 am - 8 pm

Saturday, November 23 from 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, November 24 from 10 am - 5 pm

Free Admission! Gift-Quality Books! All books half-off on Sunday! Cash, check (with valid ID), and credit card (MC, Visa, Discover) accepted! Proceeds support the Library District.

CONTACT: Friends' Book Store  845-485-3445 x 3423  book_Store@poklib.org
LOCATION: Locust Grove Estate - 2683 South Road - Poughkeepsie NY 12601

Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Holiday Book Sale at Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie

Friday, November 22 from 10 am - 8 pm

Saturday, November 23 from 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, November 24 from 10 am - 5 pm

Free Admission! Gift-Quality Books! All books half-off on Sunday! Cash, check (with valid ID), and credit card (MC, Visa, Discover) accepted! Proceeds support the Library District.

CONTACT:
  Friends' Book Store
  845.485.3445 x 3423
  book_Store@poklib.org

LOCATION: Locust Grove Estate - 2683 South Road - Poughkeepsie NY 12601

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Reading and Discussion Series: Place and Story

Lea Graham, Associate Professor of English at Marist College, leads this reading and discussion series as a complement to this year’s Big Read. The series, funded by a grant from Humanities New York, focuses on four books in which location plays a major role in shaping the story.   Please call Debora at 845.485.3445 x3313 to register.  Space is limited.

September 7: The Ninemile Wolves by Rick Bass

October 5: Winter in the Blood by James Welch

November 23:  Red-Tails in Love by Marie Winn

December 7:  Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

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

Lea Graham, Associate Professor of English at Marist College, leads this reading and discussion series as a complement to this year’s Big Read. The series, funded by a grant from Humanities New York, focuses on four books in which location plays a major role in shaping the story.   Please call Debora at 845.485.3445 x3313 to register.  Space is limited.

September 7: The Ninemile Wolves by Rick Bass

October 5: Winter in the Blood by James Welch

November 23:  Red-Tails in Love by Marie Winn

December 7:  Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

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

 
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This Ain't My Life Book Signing
CONTACT: Bilal Alaji  alaji95@gmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Bilal Alaji
  
  alaji95@gmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Sunday November 24, 2019
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friends of PPLD Holiday Book Sale

Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Holiday Book Sale at Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie

Friday, November 22 from 10 am - 8 pm

Saturday, November 23 from 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, November 24 from 10 am - 5 pm

Free Admission! Gift-Quality Books! All books half-off on Sunday! Cash, check (with valid ID), and credit card (MC, Visa, Discover) accepted! Proceeds support the Library District.

CONTACT: Friends' Book Store  845-485-3445 x 3423  book_Store@poklib.org
LOCATION: Locust Grove Estate - 2683 South Road - Poughkeepsie NY 12601

Friends of Poughkeepsie Public Library District Holiday Book Sale at Locust Grove Estate, 2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie

Friday, November 22 from 10 am - 8 pm

Saturday, November 23 from 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday, November 24 from 10 am - 5 pm

Free Admission! Gift-Quality Books! All books half-off on Sunday! Cash, check (with valid ID), and credit card (MC, Visa, Discover) accepted! Proceeds support the Library District.

CONTACT:
  Friends' Book Store
  845.485.3445 x 3423
  book_Store@poklib.org

LOCATION: Locust Grove Estate - 2683 South Road - Poughkeepsie NY 12601

Monday November 25, 2019
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mystery Mondays Book Discussion

Today's book:  Midnight Fugue by Reginald Hill. Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.

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

Today's book:  Midnight Fugue by Reginald Hill. 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 - 3:30 PM
Microsoft Word 102

Learn to work with paragraphs, tabs, tables, styles, spelling tools and more.

Prerequisite: Word 101 or equivalent experienceYou 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 to work with paragraphs, tabs, tables, styles, spelling tools and more.

Prerequisite: Word 101 or equivalent experienceYou must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)


 
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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
U.S. Census Bureau
CONTACT: Luis Ramirez  luis.g.ramirez.vicente@2020census.gov
LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby
CONTACT:
  Luis Ramirez
  
  luis.g.ramirez.vicente@2020census.gov

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Vassar College, I Learn Poughkeepsie

"Student voice and storytelling is a means to promote the human rights of these children and to involve them in work that is therapeutic and creative. The "I learn Poughkeepsie: Stories by Immigrant Youth" project is an extra-curricular project which engages immigrant students in telling their stories through a variety of mediums, including writing, podcasting, and visual art." The project is supported by the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education at Vassar College, part of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded Consortium.    

CONTACT: Elva Corbaton  845-485-3445 x3321  ecorbaton@pokilib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

"Student voice and storytelling is a means to promote the human rights of these children and to involve them in work that is therapeutic and creative. The "I learn Poughkeepsie: Stories by Immigrant Youth" project is an extra-curricular project which engages immigrant students in telling their stories through a variety of mediums, including writing, podcasting, and visual art." The project is supported by the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education at Vassar College, part of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded Consortium.    

CONTACT:
  Elva Corbaton
  845.485.3445 x3321
  ecorbaton@pokilib.org

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

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7th Art Film Series: The Untameable Kirk Douglas

From his humble, impoverished beginnings to his crusade against McCarthy's blacklist to intimate footage of Douglas’ 100th birthday celebration, this film pays loving tribute to the life and career of a Jewish-American icon. 52 minutes

CONTACT:   (845) 485-3445 x3707  administration@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

From his humble, impoverished beginnings to his crusade against McCarthy's blacklist to intimate footage of Douglas’ 100th birthday celebration, this film pays loving tribute to the life and career of a Jewish-American icon. 52 minutes

CONTACT:
  
  (845) 485.3445 x3707
  administration@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Tuesday November 26, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BOCES Adult Learning HSE Literacy class(GED Class)
CONTACT: Michael Batira  845-483-3640 x 6107  michael.batira@dcboces.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Michael Batira
  845.483.3640 x 6107
  michael.batira@dcboces.org

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computer Lab

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Lourdes Rowing Association
LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library
Wednesday November 27, 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
U.S. Census Bureau
CONTACT: Luis Ramirez  luis.g.ramirez.vicente@2020census.gov
LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library
CONTACT:
  Luis Ramirez
  
  luis.g.ramirez.vicente@2020census.gov

LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
CONTACT: Michael Esposito  (917)-885-2300  michael@accentfg.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Michael Esposito
  (917).885.2300
  michael@accentfg.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Saturday November 30, 2019

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Sunday December 1, 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 December 2, 2019
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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 - 3:30 PM
Microsoft Word 103

Learn to work with columns, headers & footers and create a table of contents.

Prerequisite: Word 101 & 102 or equivalent experienceYou 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 to work with columns, headers & footers and create a table of contents.

Prerequisite: Word 101 & 102 or equivalent experienceYou 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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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
AARP Mid Hudson Valley Volunteer Team
CONTACT: Bernard Panzer  x2rangers@gmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Bernard Panzer
  
  x2rangers@gmail.com

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)

Tuesday December 3, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BOCES Adult Learning HSE Literacy class(GED Class)
CONTACT: Michael Batira  845-483-3640 x 6107  michael.batira@dcboces.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Michael Batira
  845.483.3640 x 6107
  michael.batira@dcboces.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main 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 - 5:30 PM
Internet 101

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

Prerequisite: basic computer skills.

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

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

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

Prerequisite: basic computer skills.

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Goat Yoga: Nothin' to Kid About

Experience the healing of yoga and an onslaught of goat love as baby goats prance around during your yoga session!

Grades 3-6. Goats provided by Hudson Valley Kinders Farm. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  8454853445  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Experience the healing of yoga and an onslaught of goat love as baby goats prance around during your yoga session!

Grades 3-6. Goats provided by Hudson Valley Kinders Farm. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  8454853445
  youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hands-On Introduction to the Cricut Maker

Make a simple “cupcake” card with the Cricut cutting machine. You will learn how to create shapes, upload images, modify them for cutting, attach pieces together, and tell the machine to cut. You must have an email account and basic computer skills to register for this class. Registration is required.

CONTACT: Rose Lovell  845-485-3445 x 3405  rlovell@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Make a simple “cupcake” card with the Cricut cutting machine. You will learn how to create shapes, upload images, modify them for cutting, attach pieces together, and tell the machine to cut. You must have an email account and basic computer skills to register for this class. Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Rose Lovell
  845.485.3445 x 3405
  rlovell@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room


 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computer Lab

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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6:30 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

Wednesday December 4, 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
CONTACT: Michael Esposito  (917)-885-2300  michael@accentfg.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Michael Esposito
  (917).885.2300
  michael@accentfg.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Introduction to Pinterest

Want to be inspired and exchange ideas on everything from cooking to exercise routines?   Pin it!  Learn the basics of Pinterest, a fun, image-based social network which is the fastest growing social media site ever. Create “Pins,” and share or like pins by “Repinning.”

Prerequisite: basic computer skills and email account required. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

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

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

Want to be inspired and exchange ideas on everything from cooking to exercise routines?   Pin it!  Learn the basics of Pinterest, a fun, image-based social network which is the fastest growing social media site ever. Create “Pins,” and share or like pins by “Repinning.”

Prerequisite: basic computer skills and email account required. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

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

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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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Gingerbread Houses

Build and decorate your own gingerbread house to take home! 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)
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Build and decorate your own gingerbread house to take home! 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)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ann Frank Exhibit in the Hudson Valley
CONTACT: Binlou Hinds  binlouhinds@gmail.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Binlou Hinds
  
  binlouhinds@gmail.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Microsoft Excel 103

Learn more about Excel – grouping worksheets, multi-sheet formulas, conditional formatting, protecting formulas.

Prerequisite:  Excel 101 & Excel 102 or equivalent experienceYou 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)
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Learn more about Excel – grouping worksheets, multi-sheet formulas, conditional formatting, protecting formulas.

Prerequisite:  Excel 101 & Excel 102 or equivalent experienceYou 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)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Thursday December 5, 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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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BOCES Adult Learning HSE Literacy class(GED Class)
CONTACT: Michael Batira  845-483-3640 x 6107  michael.batira@dcboces.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Michael Batira
  845.483.3640 x 6107
  michael.batira@dcboces.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main 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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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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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Vassar Brothers Institute Board of Trustees
CONTACT: Robert Brickner  bobrick1@verizon.net
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Robert Brickner
  
  bobrick1@verizon.net

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Jewish Federation of Dutchess County
CONTACT: Nancy Fay  admin@jewishdutchess.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Nancy Fay
  
  admin@jewishdutchess.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Navigating the Medicare Website

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

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 6 spaces available.

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 6 spaces available.

Friday December 6, 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 - 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 the e-Library

This session will provide you with an orientation to our e-Library services-- from e-books to downloadable audiobooks to e-magazines to video streaming.  Get to know your ‘virtual’ library—our branch without walls!

CONTACT: Daniel Matranga  845-485-3445 x3355  dmatranga@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 7 spaces available.

This session will provide you with an orientation to our e-Library services-- from e-books to downloadable audiobooks to e-magazines to video streaming.  Get to know your ‘virtual’ library—our branch without walls!

CONTACT:
  Daniel Matranga
  845.485.3445 x3355
  dmatranga@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
90s Cartoon Nights for Adults

We’re back with more 90s cartoons! Come hang out at the library after-hours to watch some of the best cartoons from your childhood including Doug, Ducktales, The Powerpuff Girls, Recess, and more! This program is intended for adults age 18+.

Registration not required.
CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

We’re back with more 90s cartoons! Come hang out at the library after-hours to watch some of the best cartoons from your childhood including Doug, Ducktales, The Powerpuff Girls, Recess, and more! This program is intended for adults age 18+.

Registration not required.
CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445x3366
  kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Saturday December 7, 2019

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Reading and Discussion Series: Place and Story

Lea Graham, Associate Professor of English at Marist College, leads this reading and discussion series as a complement to this year’s Big Read. The series, funded by a grant from Humanities New York, focuses on four books in which location plays a major role in shaping the story.   Please call Debora at 845.485.3445 x3313 to register.  Space is limited.

September 7: The Ninemile Wolves by Rick Bass

October 5: Winter in the Blood by James Welch

November 2:  Red-Tails in Love by Marie Winn

December 7:  Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

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

Lea Graham, Associate Professor of English at Marist College, leads this reading and discussion series as a complement to this year’s Big Read. The series, funded by a grant from Humanities New York, focuses on four books in which location plays a major role in shaping the story.   Please call Debora at 845.485.3445 x3313 to register.  Space is limited.

September 7: The Ninemile Wolves by Rick Bass

October 5: Winter in the Blood by James Welch

November 2:  Red-Tails in Love by Marie Winn

December 7:  Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

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

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Create Holiday Cards

Make a set of your own holiday cards to send out to love ones this holiday season.  Tip:  Think about the design of your card; sketch it out prior to class so you can spend the class time making your cards.

CONTACT:   845-485-3445  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
There are 5 spaces available.

Make a set of your own holiday cards to send out to love ones this holiday season.  Tip:  Think about the design of your card; sketch it out prior to class so you can spend the class time making your cards.

CONTACT:
  
  845.485.3445
  adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

There are 5 spaces available.

Monday December 9, 2019
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mystery Mondays Book Discussion

Today's book: Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen. Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.

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

Today's book: Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen. 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 - 3:30 PM
Microsoft Word Mail Merge

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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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)

Tuesday December 10, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BOCES Adult Learning HSE Literacy class(GED Class)
CONTACT: Michael Batira  845-483-3640 x 6107  michael.batira@dcboces.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Michael Batira
  845.483.3640 x 6107
  michael.batira@dcboces.org

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

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
DIY Gingerbread Houses

Get into the holiday spirit and decorate your own gingerbread house.

For teens, Registration Required.

 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)
There are 3 spaces available.

Get into the holiday spirit and decorate your own gingerbread house.

For teens, Registration Required.

 

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Teen Study Room (Second Floor)

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Girl Scout Troop 10069 Meeting
CONTACT: Eleanor Daughton  ellie2378@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Eleanor Daughton
  
  ellie2378@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Internet 102

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

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent experience.

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

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)
There are 9 spaces available.

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

Prerequisite: Internet 101 or equivalent experience.

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Resume Critique

Professional feedback to strengthen your resume. Bring a printed copy of your resume.

Registration is required. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

Confirmation will be needed one business day before the session. Call or email Debbie Minnerly the business day before by 12pm to confirm that you will be attending - (845) 485-3445 x3380 or dminnerly@poklib.org. If there are no confirmations, the session will be cancelled.

Presented by Dutchess County One Stop Career Center.

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

Professional feedback to strengthen your resume. Bring a printed copy of your resume.

Registration is required. You must supply a current email address for confirmation purposes when registering.

Confirmation will be needed one business day before the session. Call or email Debbie Minnerly the business day before by 12pm to confirm that you will be attending - (845) 485-3445 x3380 or dminnerly@poklib.org. If there are no confirmations, the session will be cancelled.

Presented by Dutchess County One Stop Career Center.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Women Christian Temp Union Meeting
CONTACT: Regina Stroman  reginastroman59@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  Regina Stroman
  
  reginastroman59@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Computer Lab

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Hudson Valley Fiction Writer's Workshop
CONTACT: Linda Rappaport  alderlind@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Linda Rappaport
  
  alderlind@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Wednesday December 11, 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)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Computer Lab

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs. Specific tasks staff can help with include: learning basic computer skills, creating email accounts, performing job searches, filling out job applications, formatting resumes, filing for unemployment, and creating and editing Microsoft Office documents.

No Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Toastmasters
CONTACT: Michael Esposito  (917)-885-2300  michael@accentfg.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Michael Esposito
  (917).885.2300
  michael@accentfg.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 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.

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

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

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.

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Marcotte Computer Lab (Main Floor)

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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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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5:30 PM - 7:30 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 & Excel 102 or equivalent experienceYou 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)
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

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 & Excel 102 or equivalent experienceYou 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)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District Meeting

6 pm - Business Meeting, followed by time to mingle and enjoy light refreshments

7 pm - Perspectives on Change from Dutchess County Historical Society Executive Director Bill Jeffway.

CONTACT: Tom Bauer  tombauer123@gmail.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

6 pm - Business Meeting, followed by time to mingle and enjoy light refreshments

7 pm - Perspectives on Change from Dutchess County Historical Society Executive Director Bill Jeffway.

CONTACT:
  Tom Bauer
  
  tombauer123@gmail.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
CONTACT: Gail H. Goodman  845-588-2229  gail@talkingalternatives.net
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Gail H. Goodman
  845.588.2229
  gail@talkingalternatives.net

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

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open Mic Night

Showcase your talents at our monthly open mic nights!

Sign-ups begin at 6:45pm
CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Showcase your talents at our monthly open mic nights!

Sign-ups begin at 6:45pm
CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445x3366
  kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Thursday December 12, 2019
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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BOCES Adult Learning HSE Literacy class(GED Class)
CONTACT: Michael Batira  845-483-3640 x 6107  michael.batira@dcboces.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Michael Batira
  845.483.3640 x 6107
  michael.batira@dcboces.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main 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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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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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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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Youth Council Meeting
CONTACT: June Ellen Notaro  juneellen.notaro@dfa.state.ny.us
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
CONTACT:
  June Ellen Notaro
  
  juneellen.notaro@dfa.state.ny.us

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra Meeting
CONTACT: Dave Baxter  dbaxter1@hvc.rr.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
CONTACT:
  Dave Baxter
  
  dbaxter1@hvc.rr.com

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

Friday December 13, 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 - 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 December 14, 2019
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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Teen Geeks