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Monday September 28, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 14th, ending Nov. 17th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 14th, ending Nov. 17th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. Register for 10 week session, beginning Sept 14th, ending November 16th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 10 spaces available.

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. Register for 10 week session, beginning Sept 14th, ending November 16th.

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

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

There are 10 spaces available.

 

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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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Microsoft Word Mail Merge

This is a blended learning class. In a blended learning class, you will be required to complete several short online lessons before attending the class.
An instructor will be in touch via email up to 1 week before class with the online lessons and confirmation. You must reply to retain your seat and receive a handout in the class.

Learn how to set up a mail merge. We will use Excel for the data and customize letters in Word. 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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
There are 2 spaces available.

This is a blended learning class. In a blended learning class, you will be required to complete several short online lessons before attending the class.
An instructor will be in touch via email up to 1 week before class with the online lessons and confirmation. You must reply to retain your seat and receive a handout in the class.

Learn how to set up a mail merge. We will use Excel for the data and customize letters in Word. 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.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Create Your Own Fall Trees

Let's celebrate the beginning of fall by creating our own colorful fall trees! Grades K-3.

Registration required.

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

Let's celebrate the beginning of fall by creating our own colorful fall trees! Grades K-3.

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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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Club Cine-Foro Latino / Latino Movie Club

Disfruta de cine latino y tus puntos de vista y reflexiones acerca de la película. Semanalmente recibe el nombre de la película seleccionada y la invitación con el enlace para la sesión virtual. Requiere inscripción.

Enjoy films in the Spanish language and share your thoughts and opinions on them. Participants are sent a film selection weekly and a link to participate in a virtual discussion session. Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event

Disfruta de cine latino y tus puntos de vista y reflexiones acerca de la película. Semanalmente recibe el nombre de la película seleccionada y la invitación con el enlace para la sesión virtual. Requiere inscripción.

Enjoy films in the Spanish language and share your thoughts and opinions on them. Participants are sent a film selection weekly and a link to participate in a virtual discussion session. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event


Tuesday September 29, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Toddler Time

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

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

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

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

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

There is 1 space available.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 3 spaces available.

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

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


 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Narcan Training

The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health offers this one-hour online training sessions to explain why Narcan works to reverse an opioid overdose, what to do when an opioid overdose is suspected, and how/when to administer Narcan. While there is no age minimum for the training, only those 18 years of age and older are eligible to receive a free Narcan kit post-training. Kits will be avaialable from Martha Farrell at Adriance Memorial Library. Registration required, with email and date of birth. 

CONTACT: Martha Farrell  (845)485-3445 x3358  mfarrell@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are many spaces available.

The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health offers this one-hour online training sessions to explain why Narcan works to reverse an opioid overdose, what to do when an opioid overdose is suspected, and how/when to administer Narcan. While there is no age minimum for the training, only those 18 years of age and older are eligible to receive a free Narcan kit post-training. Kits will be avaialable from Martha Farrell at Adriance Memorial Library. Registration required, with email and date of birth. 

CONTACT:
  Martha Farrell
  (845)485.3445 x3358
   mfarrell@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are many spaces available.

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

Learn how to organize your account, send email messages and attach documents such as your resume and cover letter.

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

Prerequisite: basic computer skills 

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
There is 1 space available.

Learn how to organize your account, send email messages and attach documents such as your resume and cover letter.

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

Prerequisite: basic computer skills 

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

There is 1 space available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Haunted Hot Wheels Engineering Challenge

~On your mark...get set... race! In three sessions you will complete the following:

Session 1 (9/29): build a Haunted Hot Wheels Car and test it out!
Session 2 (10/13): construct a Creepy Cardboard Drive-in Car.
Session 3 (10/14): watch the Drive-in movie "Goosebumps" in your drive-in car with snacks. Test out your hot wheels again!

Registration required for all three events.   Registering for one or two of the sessions is not permitted. Grades 1-5.

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

~On your mark...get set... race! In three sessions you will complete the following:

Session 1 (9/29): build a Haunted Hot Wheels Car and test it out!
Session 2 (10/13): construct a Creepy Cardboard Drive-in Car.
Session 3 (10/14): watch the Drive-in movie "Goosebumps" in your drive-in car with snacks. Test out your hot wheels again!

Registration required for all three events.   Registering for one or two of the sessions is not permitted. Grades 1-5.

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

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

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Wednesday September 30, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning on Sept. 16th, ending on Nov. 18th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 9 spaces available.

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning on Sept. 16th, ending on Nov. 18th.

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

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

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 16th, ending Nov. 18th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 4 spaces available.

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 16th, ending Nov. 18th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Comunicación - ¿te escuchan? y tú, ¿escuchas? / Communication

Profesionales en el campo de la psicología y orientación familia hablarán de cómo debemos comunicarnos para que seamos escuchados. Requiere inscripción.

Experts in the field of family counseling and psychology will talk about how we should communicate so that we can be listened. Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 8 spaces available.

Profesionales en el campo de la psicología y orientación familia hablarán de cómo debemos comunicarnos para que seamos escuchados. Requiere inscripción.

Experts in the field of family counseling and psychology will talk about how we should communicate so that we can be listened. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 8 spaces available.

Thursday October 1, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Canciones Y Cuentos: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration is for 7 week session beginning Sept 24th, ending Nov 5th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 5 spaces available.

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration is for 7 week session beginning Sept 24th, ending Nov 5th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

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

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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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.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept.17th, ending Nov. 19th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

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

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept.17th, ending Nov. 19th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept 17th, ending Nov 19th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept 17th, ending Nov 19th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Room is Booked
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Artist Talk & Reception: Basha Ruth Nelson

Register to join the ZOOM Artist Talk and Reception with sculptor Basha Ruth Nelson.  Time for Q & A.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are many spaces available.

Register to join the ZOOM Artist Talk and Reception with sculptor Basha Ruth Nelson.  Time for Q & A.

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

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual Fiber Friends Stitch & Chit Chat

Registration is required for every single session.  You will need a smart phone or a computer with a camera and a valid e-mail address when you register.

CONTACT: Debora Shon  (845) 485-3445 x3313  dshon@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 40 spaces available.

Registration is required for every single session.  You will need a smart phone or a computer with a camera and a valid e-mail address when you register.

CONTACT:
  Debora Shon
  (845) 485.3445 x3313
   dshon@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 40 spaces available.

Friday October 2, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shred Free Day @ Your Library

What can I Shred?  Personal documents with staples, paper clips, binders, books, and small amounts of discs and CD ROMs, and credit cards.  Thank you to HV Legal Shred for this Service.  3 bags maximum per person.  Questions?  Find answers here 

CONTACT: Administration  845.485.3445 x3707  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

What can I Shred?  Personal documents with staples, paper clips, binders, books, and small amounts of discs and CD ROMs, and credit cards.  Thank you to HV Legal Shred for this Service.  3 bags maximum per person.  Questions?  Find answers here 

CONTACT:
  Administration
  845.485.3445 x3707
   adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

 
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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. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

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. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT:
  Barrie Hartman
  
   barrie34@aol.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Walking Club

Walkway Over the Hudson Poughkeepsie Side.  Fridays, Sept 11-Nov 20, 10-11:30 am.  Registration Required.  Please bring water and wear sneakers or walking shoes.  Rain or shine. Park at Parker Ave parking lot and meet at the entrance to Walkway.  

CONTACT: Debora Shon  845.485.3445 x3313  dshon@poklib.org
There are 11 spaces available.

Walkway Over the Hudson Poughkeepsie Side.  Fridays, Sept 11-Nov 20, 10-11:30 am.  Registration Required.  Please bring water and wear sneakers or walking shoes.  Rain or shine. Park at Parker Ave parking lot and meet at the entrance to Walkway.  

CONTACT:
  Debora Shon
  845.485.3445 x3313
   dshon@poklib.org

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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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.  Please wear masks until the Governor's mandate is lifted.

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.  Please wear masks until the Governor's mandate is lifted.

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Raíces Culturales / Cultural Roots

La Sra. Anita Campion imparte este estudio de las diferentes tribus nativas que vivieron hace 500 años en el continente americano. Iniciando por América del Norte, América Central y Sudamérica. Requiere inscripción.

Mrs. Anita Campion lectures on the culture of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican peoples. Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 10 spaces available.

La Sra. Anita Campion imparte este estudio de las diferentes tribus nativas que vivieron hace 500 años en el continente americano. Iniciando por América del Norte, América Central y Sudamérica. Requiere inscripción.

Mrs. Anita Campion lectures on the culture of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican peoples. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 10 spaces available.

Saturday October 3, 2020

Need help with your smartphone or other technology?   Help is available from 9 to 1 every Saturday at Adriance Library. Teen Geek will be stationed near the circulation desk.  Masks are required. Please use hand sanitizer provided before and after you receive help.

CONTACT: Martha Farrell  845-485-3445 x3358  mfarrell@poklib.org

Need help with your smartphone or other technology?   Help is available from 9 to 1 every Saturday at Adriance Library. Teen Geek will be stationed near the circulation desk.  Masks are required. Please use hand sanitizer provided before and after you receive help.

CONTACT:
  Martha Farrell
  845.485.3445 x3358
   mfarrell@poklib.org

 
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9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sábados de Aventuras a Pie / Walking Saturday Adventure

Conozca la Casa y Jardines Boscobel. Una mansión neoclásica asentada entre 68 acres de terreno localizada en Garrison, NY. Los participantes deben usar su mascarilla, guantes y gel antibacterial. Además, traer su propia comida y bebida. Deberán tener transporte propio para llegar al lugar. Punto de partida: estacionamiento de la biblioteca Adriance. Cupo máximo para 10 personas. Requiere inscripción en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Let's get to know the Boscobel House and gardens. Participants must wear mask and gloves and bring hand sanitizer. Also, bring your own water or other liquid refreshment. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY. We will be leaving from the Poughkeepsie Public Library parking lot. This event has a 10-participant maximum limit. Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Outdoor Program

Conozca la Casa y Jardines Boscobel. Una mansión neoclásica asentada entre 68 acres de terreno localizada en Garrison, NY. Los participantes deben usar su mascarilla, guantes y gel antibacterial. Además, traer su propia comida y bebida. Deberán tener transporte propio para llegar al lugar. Punto de partida: estacionamiento de la biblioteca Adriance. Cupo máximo para 10 personas. Requiere inscripción en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Let's get to know the Boscobel House and gardens. Participants must wear mask and gloves and bring hand sanitizer. Also, bring your own water or other liquid refreshment. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY. We will be leaving from the Poughkeepsie Public Library parking lot. This event has a 10-participant maximum limit. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Outdoor Program

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Know your Medicare Options

Learn with greater clarity what is Medicare, how and when you should sign up, and why it is important to review your options every year.  Learn the differences between Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans and Prescription Drug Plans.  Presented by Debora DeLucia who is a local Independent Medicare Consultant who joined the Medicare Resource Group in 2017.  Her mission is to learn about each individual's situation, do the research and find the best plans available for each person free of charge.

CONTACT: Administration  845.485.3445 x3707  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
There are 23 spaces available.

Learn with greater clarity what is Medicare, how and when you should sign up, and why it is important to review your options every year.  Learn the differences between Supplemental Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans and Prescription Drug Plans.  Presented by Debora DeLucia who is a local Independent Medicare Consultant who joined the Medicare Resource Group in 2017.  Her mission is to learn about each individual's situation, do the research and find the best plans available for each person free of charge.

CONTACT:
  Administration
  845.485.3445 x3707
   adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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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.  Please wear masks until Governor's mandate is lifted.

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.  Please wear masks until Governor's mandate is lifted.

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 - 2:00 PM
Babysitting Workshop

Teens and Tweens will learn to feel confident when accepting a babysitting job. . Topics covered include: playing with children, coping with emergencies, diaper changing and more! Bring paper, pens and a bag lunch.  At the end of the class participants will take a brief quiz and certificates of completion will be distributed.  For ages 10 and up. For Tweens and Teens, Registration required

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

Teens and Tweens will learn to feel confident when accepting a babysitting job. . Topics covered include: playing with children, coping with emergencies, diaper changing and more! Bring paper, pens and a bag lunch.  At the end of the class participants will take a brief quiz and certificates of completion will be distributed.  For ages 10 and up. For Tweens and Teens, Registration required

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

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

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Goths and Gourds

Join us for an outdoor concert by Charming Disaster, a musical duo based in Brooklyn, NY. “Inspired by the gothic humor of Edward Gorey, the noir storytelling of Raymond Chandler, the murder ballads of the American tradition, and the dramatic flair of the cabaret, they write songs that tell stories about love, death, crime, ancient mythology, and the paranormal.” After the show, stay and carve a pumpkin to kick off the spooky season!

Registration Required

CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445 x3707  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library
There are 8 spaces available.

Join us for an outdoor concert by Charming Disaster, a musical duo based in Brooklyn, NY. “Inspired by the gothic humor of Edward Gorey, the noir storytelling of Raymond Chandler, the murder ballads of the American tradition, and the dramatic flair of the cabaret, they write songs that tell stories about love, death, crime, ancient mythology, and the paranormal.” After the show, stay and carve a pumpkin to kick off the spooky season!

Registration Required

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445 x3707
   kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

There are 8 spaces available.

Sunday October 4, 2020
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
NEA Big Read Kick Off Presentation

Ecologist and researcher Dr. Lynn Christenson, Vassar College, provides an insider’s look at Hope Jahren’s Lab Girl. Christenson speaks about her own research and career, and what we can learn from her experience and Jahren’s about what it takes to become a scientist.  Registration required. 

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Boardman Road
There are 24 spaces available.

Ecologist and researcher Dr. Lynn Christenson, Vassar College, provides an insider’s look at Hope Jahren’s Lab Girl. Christenson speaks about her own research and career, and what we can learn from her experience and Jahren’s about what it takes to become a scientist.  Registration required. 

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

LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Boardman Road

There are 24 spaces available.

Monday October 5, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 14th, ending Nov. 17th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 14th, ending Nov. 17th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. Register for 10 week session, beginning Sept 14th, ending November 16th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 10 spaces available.

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, fingerplays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. Register for 10 week session, beginning Sept 14th, ending November 16th.

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

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

There are 10 spaces available.

 

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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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Club Cine-Foro Latino / Latino Movie Club

Disfruta de cine latino y tus puntos de vista y reflexiones acerca de la película. Semanalmente recibe el nombre de la película seleccionada y la invitación con el enlace para la sesión virtual. Requiere inscripción.

Enjoy films in the Spanish language and share your thoughts and opinions on them. Participants are sent a film selection weekly and a link to participate in a virtual discussion session. Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event

Disfruta de cine latino y tus puntos de vista y reflexiones acerca de la película. Semanalmente recibe el nombre de la película seleccionada y la invitación con el enlace para la sesión virtual. Requiere inscripción.

Enjoy films in the Spanish language and share your thoughts and opinions on them. Participants are sent a film selection weekly and a link to participate in a virtual discussion session. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event


Tuesday October 6, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Toddler Time

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

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

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

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

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

There is 1 space available.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 3 spaces available.

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

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


 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Veggie Recipes for Teens

Join our teen cooking program to cook with vegetables (not yucky, but yummy) and dairy substitutes. Find out how that will help with climate change. For Teens, Registration required

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

Join our teen cooking program to cook with vegetables (not yucky, but yummy) and dairy substitutes. Find out how that will help with climate change. For Teens, Registration required

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Staff Room (Third Floor)


 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Make a Kaleidoscope

Join us to learn how to make your own kaleidoscope! Grades K-5.

Registration required.

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

Join us to learn how to make your own kaleidoscope! Grades K-5.

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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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Big Read: Poughkeepsie's Trees

Join Natalie Quinn, Poughkeepsie’s Senior Planner, for a discussion of the inventory, care, and management of our city’s many trees. If weather permits, may include some outdoor exploration. Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Adriance Memorial Library
There are 12 spaces available.

Join Natalie Quinn, Poughkeepsie’s Senior Planner, for a discussion of the inventory, care, and management of our city’s many trees. If weather permits, may include some outdoor exploration. Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Adriance Memorial Library

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday October 7, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Administrative Council
CONTACT: Tom Lawrence
LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Adriance Memorial Library
CONTACT:
  Tom Lawrence
  
  

LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning on Sept. 16th, ending on Nov. 18th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 9 spaces available.

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning on Sept. 16th, ending on Nov. 18th.

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

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

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 16th, ending Nov. 18th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 4 spaces available.

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 16th, ending Nov. 18th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
NEA Big Read Book Discussion

An open discussion of the 2020 Big Read book selection, Hope Jahren's Lab Girl.

Virtual program organized by LaGrange Association Library. Registeration required.

CONTACT: Anna Areson  (845)452-3141
LOCATION: Virtual Event

An open discussion of the 2020 Big Read book selection, Hope Jahren's Lab Girl.

Virtual program organized by LaGrange Association Library. Registeration required.

CONTACT:
  Anna Areson
  (845)452.3141
  

LOCATION: Virtual Event

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mujer...¿sabes cómo llegaste hasta aquí?

Tema de hoy: Aportes de la mujer antes del siglo XX 

La Sra. María Eugenia Espriú, orientadora familiar y experta en desarrollo humano hablará sobre los aportes y logros de las mujeres. Conoce cómo la lucha y el trabajo de otras mujeres te ha beneficiado. Requiere inscripción.

Mrs. María Eugenia Espriú de Delgado, expert in Human and Family Development issues, will speak about the contributions and achievements of women. Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 8 spaces available.

Tema de hoy: Aportes de la mujer antes del siglo XX 

La Sra. María Eugenia Espriú, orientadora familiar y experta en desarrollo humano hablará sobre los aportes y logros de las mujeres. Conoce cómo la lucha y el trabajo de otras mujeres te ha beneficiado. Requiere inscripción.

Mrs. María Eugenia Espriú de Delgado, expert in Human and Family Development issues, will speak about the contributions and achievements of women. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Big Read Documentary Screening

No Impact Man (2009) One family, one year - no environmental footprint. Follow Colin Beavan and his family as they embark on a year of fulfilled, joyful living that leaves zero discernable negative impact on the earth.   

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  845-485-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

No Impact Man (2009) One family, one year - no environmental footprint. Follow Colin Beavan and his family as they embark on a year of fulfilled, joyful living that leaves zero discernable negative impact on the earth.   

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  845.485.3445 x3372
   jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Plant and Animal Identification Basics

Learn the basics of plant and animal identification, and how to use the iNaturalist app to submit observations in citizen science projects.

Virtual Event. Program organized by the Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns and Scenic Hudson. Registration required.

CONTACT: Lauren Bell  lbell1@vassar.edu
LOCATION: Virtual Event

Learn the basics of plant and animal identification, and how to use the iNaturalist app to submit observations in citizen science projects.

Virtual Event. Program organized by the Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns and Scenic Hudson. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Lauren Bell
  
   lbell1@vassar.edu

LOCATION: Virtual Event

Thursday October 8, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Canciones Y Cuentos: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration is for 7 week session beginning Sept 24th, ending Nov 5th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 5 spaces available.

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration is for 7 week session beginning Sept 24th, ending Nov 5th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

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

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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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.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept.17th, ending Nov. 19th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

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

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept.17th, ending Nov. 19th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept 17th, ending Nov 19th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept 17th, ending Nov 19th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 

Join the mother/daughter duo 'Grounded Goodwife' for this virtual hands-on workshop to learn how to make your own Kimchi (fermented vegetables). Email adults@beaconlibrary.org for ingredients, recipe, and the link to the event. 

Organized for the NEA Big Read by partner Howland Public Library, Beacon.

CONTACT: Alison Herrero  (845) 831-1134  adults@beaconlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event

Join the mother/daughter duo 'Grounded Goodwife' for this virtual hands-on workshop to learn how to make your own Kimchi (fermented vegetables). Email adults@beaconlibrary.org for ingredients, recipe, and the link to the event. 

Organized for the NEA Big Read by partner Howland Public Library, Beacon.

CONTACT:
  Alison Herrero
  (845) 831.1134
   adults@beaconlibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hudson Valley Climate Change

Chelsea Moore, of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, presents an introduction to climate change- the science and some local effects like sea level rise and changes in fish communities. Teens, families welcome.

CONTACT: John Torres  (845) 485-3445 x3320  jtorres@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 21 spaces available.

Chelsea Moore, of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, presents an introduction to climate change- the science and some local effects like sea level rise and changes in fish communities. Teens, families welcome.

CONTACT:
  John Torres
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   jtorres@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 21 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Taller Práctico de ArteTerapia para la Depresión

La psicóloga y artista plástica, África Delgado, mediante este taller nos dará las herramientas terapéuticas para detectar a tiempo, signos y síntomas de depresión, y prevenir un problema mayor. Requiere inscripción.

The psychologist and plastic artist, Africa Delgado, through this workshop will give us the therapeutic tools to detect in time, signs, and symptoms of depression, and prevent a bigger problem. Registration required.

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 2 spaces available.

La psicóloga y artista plástica, África Delgado, mediante este taller nos dará las herramientas terapéuticas para detectar a tiempo, signos y síntomas de depresión, y prevenir un problema mayor. Requiere inscripción.

The psychologist and plastic artist, Africa Delgado, through this workshop will give us the therapeutic tools to detect in time, signs, and symptoms of depression, and prevent a bigger problem. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Grow Your Own Garlic

Learn about the planting, care, and harvesting of garlic. We'll share favorite recipes too. Register through Beekman Library located at 11 Town Center Blvd, Hopewell Jct.

CONTACT: Katherine Reilly  (845) 724-3414
LOCATION: Beekman Library

Learn about the planting, care, and harvesting of garlic. We'll share favorite recipes too. Register through Beekman Library located at 11 Town Center Blvd, Hopewell Jct.

CONTACT:
  Katherine Reilly
  (845) 724.3414
  

LOCATION: Beekman Library

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual Fiber Friends Stitch & Chit Chat

Registration is required for every single session.  You will need a smart phone or a computer with a camera and a valid e-mail address when you register.

CONTACT: Debora Shon  (845) 485-3445 x3313  dshon@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 40 spaces available.

Registration is required for every single session.  You will need a smart phone or a computer with a camera and a valid e-mail address when you register.

CONTACT:
  Debora Shon
  (845) 485.3445 x3313
   dshon@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 40 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FDR: Farmer in His Hometown

Fresh insights on Farmer Roosevelt, with facilitator Kevin Oldenburg of the National Park Service. Registration required through Hyde Park Library located at 2 Main Street, Hyde Park.

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

Fresh insights on Farmer Roosevelt, with facilitator Kevin Oldenburg of the National Park Service. Registration required through Hyde Park Library located at 2 Main Street, Hyde Park.

CONTACT:
  
  (845) 229.7791
  

LOCATION: Hyde Park Library

Friday October 9, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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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. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

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. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT:
  Barrie Hartman
  
   barrie34@aol.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Walking Club

Walkway Over the Hudson Poughkeepsie Side.  Fridays, Sept 11-Nov 20, 10-11:30 am.  Registration Required.  Please bring water and wear sneakers or walking shoes.  Rain or shine. Park at Parker Ave parking lot and meet at the entrance to Walkway.  

CONTACT: Debora Shon  845.485.3445 x3313  dshon@poklib.org
There are 11 spaces available.

Walkway Over the Hudson Poughkeepsie Side.  Fridays, Sept 11-Nov 20, 10-11:30 am.  Registration Required.  Please bring water and wear sneakers or walking shoes.  Rain or shine. Park at Parker Ave parking lot and meet at the entrance to Walkway.  

CONTACT:
  Debora Shon
  845.485.3445 x3313
   dshon@poklib.org

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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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.  Please wear masks until the Governor's mandate is lifted.

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.  Please wear masks until the Governor's mandate is lifted.

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
NEA Big Read: Anna Atkins and the Photographic Specimen

British botanist and photographer Anna Atkins (1799-1871) was among the first scientists to use photography as a means of recording and sharing visual data. Her cyanotype photographs are as unique as the plant specimens used to create them. One of her works is in the permanent collection of the Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College. Join curator Jessica Brier for a closer look. Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@pokblib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are many spaces available.

British botanist and photographer Anna Atkins (1799-1871) was among the first scientists to use photography as a means of recording and sharing visual data. Her cyanotype photographs are as unique as the plant specimens used to create them. One of her works is in the permanent collection of the Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College. Join curator Jessica Brier for a closer look. Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
NEA Big Read Film Festival

Enjoy a Friday night Film Festival of movies focused on women in science. Tonight, Hidden Figures (2016). Organized by the Hyde Park Library located at 2 Main Street, Hyde Park.

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

Enjoy a Friday night Film Festival of movies focused on women in science. Tonight, Hidden Figures (2016). Organized by the Hyde Park Library located at 2 Main Street, Hyde Park.

CONTACT:
  
  (845) 229.7791
  

LOCATION: Hyde Park Library

Saturday October 10, 2020

Need help with your smartphone or other technology?   Help is available from 9 to 1 every Saturday at Adriance Library. Teen Geek will be stationed near the circulation desk.  Masks are required. Please use hand sanitizer provided before and after you receive help.

CONTACT: Martha Farrell  845-485-3445 x3358  mfarrell@poklib.org

Need help with your smartphone or other technology?   Help is available from 9 to 1 every Saturday at Adriance Library. Teen Geek will be stationed near the circulation desk.  Masks are required. Please use hand sanitizer provided before and after you receive help.

CONTACT:
  Martha Farrell
  845.485.3445 x3358
   mfarrell@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
On the Trail

This is a companion program to Thursday's spotlight on President Roosevelt's tree-planting efforts. Explore some of FDR's tree plantations from the Farm Lane Trail, with Park Ranger Kevin Oldenburg. Registration required through the Hyde Park Library. Meet at the parking area for the Roosevelt Farm Lane Trail, 4088 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park.

CONTACT:   (845) 229-7791
LOCATION: Roosevelt Farm Lane Trail

This is a companion program to Thursday's spotlight on President Roosevelt's tree-planting efforts. Explore some of FDR's tree plantations from the Farm Lane Trail, with Park Ranger Kevin Oldenburg. Registration required through the Hyde Park Library. Meet at the parking area for the Roosevelt Farm Lane Trail, 4088 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park.

CONTACT:
  
  (845) 229.7791
  

LOCATION: Roosevelt Farm Lane Trail

 
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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.  Please wear masks until Governor's mandate is lifted.

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.  Please wear masks until Governor's mandate is lifted.

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 - 1:00 PM
Poetry Writing Workshop: The Art of Ekphrasis

Vassar College, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.  Come explore the treasures of the Lehman Loeb Art Center and write poems about the art in your midst.  We will spend an hour and a half writing and then gather to read our poems in front of the pieces of art we selected.  The Loeb is also home to a beautiful sculpture garden outside.

CONTACT: Debora Shon  845.485.3445 x3313  dshon@poklib.org
There are 10 spaces available.

Vassar College, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center.  Come explore the treasures of the Lehman Loeb Art Center and write poems about the art in your midst.  We will spend an hour and a half writing and then gather to read our poems in front of the pieces of art we selected.  The Loeb is also home to a beautiful sculpture garden outside.

CONTACT:
  Debora  Shon
  845.485.3445 x3313
   dshon@poklib.org

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lift Every Voice: Why Black Poetry Matters

In the Teeth of Negative Evidence: African American Poetry in the 20th and 21st Century:  The poet-critic Ralph J. Mills, Jr., once wrote in Poetry that the poems of Lucille Clifton (1937-2010) “transcend African American experience to ‘embrace the whole world, human and non-human in the deep affirmation she makes in the teeth of negative evidence’” (“Lucille Clifton”). In this program on African American poetry in the 20th and 21st centuries we will explore the work of poets like Clifton, Langston Hughes, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jayne Cortez, Audre Lorde, Danez Smith, Evie Shockley, Etheridge Knight, and Jericho Brown. We will look at the way in which these poets navigate the questions of writing to/for their community and simultaneously, “embrace the whole world.” We will also address the issue of “negative evidence”: what has historically been erased or unreachable in the African American experience? How do these poets memorialize the past as a way to construct and reimagine what the future could look like in this country?  This mini course will be presented by Dr. Lea Graham of Marist College.  2nd session will meet Oct 17.

CONTACT: Administration  845.485.3445 x3707  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
There are 10 spaces available.

In the Teeth of Negative Evidence: African American Poetry in the 20th and 21st Century:  The poet-critic Ralph J. Mills, Jr., once wrote in Poetry that the poems of Lucille Clifton (1937-2010) “transcend African American experience to ‘embrace the whole world, human and non-human in the deep affirmation she makes in the teeth of negative evidence’” (“Lucille Clifton”). In this program on African American poetry in the 20th and 21st centuries we will explore the work of poets like Clifton, Langston Hughes, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jayne Cortez, Audre Lorde, Danez Smith, Evie Shockley, Etheridge Knight, and Jericho Brown. We will look at the way in which these poets navigate the questions of writing to/for their community and simultaneously, “embrace the whole world.” We will also address the issue of “negative evidence”: what has historically been erased or unreachable in the African American experience? How do these poets memorialize the past as a way to construct and reimagine what the future could look like in this country?  This mini course will be presented by Dr. Lea Graham of Marist College.  2nd session will meet Oct 17.

CONTACT:
  Administration
  845.485.3445 x3707
   adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
NEA Big Read: A Celebration of Trees

What do trees do for us, for wildlife, for the earth? How do they function, and what can go wrong? A presentation by Joyce deVries Tomaselli, Cornell Cooperative Extension DC, with a call to action. Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@pokblib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Boardman Road
There are 34 spaces available.

What do trees do for us, for wildlife, for the earth? How do they function, and what can go wrong? A presentation by Joyce deVries Tomaselli, Cornell Cooperative Extension DC, with a call to action. Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Virtual Event with Limited Seating at Boardman Road

There are 34 spaces available.

Sunday October 11, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Big Read: Stroll and Learn to ID Trees

A casual, guided stroll focused on observing and identifying trees, leaves, and seeds with Joyce DeVries Tomaselli of Cornell Cooperative Extension, Dutchess County. In order to keep the group small, two hikes are offered this morning, one at 10 and one at 11 am: both will cover the same material/territory. Meet in the parking lot in front of Locust Grove Visitor Center on Route 9.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  jratzlaff@poklib.org  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Locust Grove - Morse Historic Site

A casual, guided stroll focused on observing and identifying trees, leaves, and seeds with Joyce DeVries Tomaselli of Cornell Cooperative Extension, Dutchess County. In order to keep the group small, two hikes are offered this morning, one at 10 and one at 11 am: both will cover the same material/territory. Meet in the parking lot in front of Locust Grove Visitor Center on Route 9.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  jratzlaff@poklib.org
   jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Locust Grove - Morse Historic Site


 
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Big Read: Stroll and Learn to ID Trees

A casual, guided stroll focused on observing and identifying trees, leaves, and seeds with Joyce DeVries Tomaselli of Cornell Cooperative Extension, Dutchess County. In order to keep the group small, two hikes are offered this morning, one at 10 and one at 11 am: both will cover the same material/territory. Meet in the parking lot in front of Locust Grove Visitor Center on Route 9.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  jratzlaff@poklib.org  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Locust Grove - Morse Historic Site
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

A casual, guided stroll focused on observing and identifying trees, leaves, and seeds with Joyce DeVries Tomaselli of Cornell Cooperative Extension, Dutchess County. In order to keep the group small, two hikes are offered this morning, one at 10 and one at 11 am: both will cover the same material/territory. Meet in the parking lot in front of Locust Grove Visitor Center on Route 9.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  jratzlaff@poklib.org
   jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Locust Grove - Morse Historic Site

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Monday October 12, 2020
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Big Read Nature Walk

A casual, guided walk with Environmental Educator Lauren Bell. Learn to slow down, observe, and identify what is around you. If you have a cell phone, learn to use the iNaturalist app. Appropriate for families. Round trip is one mile, with little change in elevation. In order to keep groups small, two walks are offered today, one at 9:30 am and one at 4:00 pm; both cover the same territory. Meet in the parking lot by the Vassar Barns. Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns

A casual, guided walk with Environmental Educator Lauren Bell. Learn to slow down, observe, and identify what is around you. If you have a cell phone, learn to use the iNaturalist app. Appropriate for families. Round trip is one mile, with little change in elevation. In order to keep groups small, two walks are offered today, one at 9:30 am and one at 4:00 pm; both cover the same territory. Meet in the parking lot by the Vassar Barns. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  
   jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns


 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Big Read Nature Walk

A casual, guided walk with Environmental Educator Lauren Bell. Learn to slow down, observe, and identify what is around you. If you have a cell phone, learn to use the iNaturalist app. Appropriate for families. Round trip is one mile, with little change in elevation. In order to keep groups small, two walks are offered today, one at 9:30 am and one at 4:00 pm; both cover the same territory. Meet in the parking lot by the Vassar Barns. Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns

A casual, guided walk with Environmental Educator Lauren Bell. Learn to slow down, observe, and identify what is around you. If you have a cell phone, learn to use the iNaturalist app. Appropriate for families. Round trip is one mile, with little change in elevation. In order to keep groups small, two walks are offered today, one at 9:30 am and one at 4:00 pm; both cover the same territory. Meet in the parking lot by the Vassar Barns. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  
   jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Environmental Cooperative at Vassar Barns


Tuesday October 13, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 3 spaces available.

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 15th, ending Nov. 17th.

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

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


 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Internet 101

Grasp the basics of internet surfing such as opening Microsoft Edge, 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.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
There is 1 space available.

Grasp the basics of internet surfing such as opening Microsoft Edge, 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.

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

There is 1 space available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Haunted Hot Wheels Engineering Challenge

~On your mark...get set... race! In three sessions you will complete the following:

Session 1 (9/29): build a Haunted Hot Wheels Car and test it out!
Session 2 (10/13): construct a Creepy Cardboard Drive-in Car.
Session 3 (10/14): watch the Drive-in movie "Goosebumps" in your drive-in car with snacks. Test out your hot wheels again!

Registration required for all three events.   Registering for one or two of the sessions is not permitted. Grades 1-5.

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

~On your mark...get set... race! In three sessions you will complete the following:

Session 1 (9/29): build a Haunted Hot Wheels Car and test it out!
Session 2 (10/13): construct a Creepy Cardboard Drive-in Car.
Session 3 (10/14): watch the Drive-in movie "Goosebumps" in your drive-in car with snacks. Test out your hot wheels again!

Registration required for all three events.   Registering for one or two of the sessions is not permitted. Grades 1-5.

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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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bridges to Board Services

In partnership with the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce – Nonprofit Committee, the Dyson Foundation, and Governance Matters, a subsidiary of the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON), the Bridges to Board Service program aims to strengthen local nonprofits and provide community members with meaningful board service education and opportunities.

Register online at http://www.bridgestoboardservice.com/ or email questions to: bridgestoboardservice@gmail.com

Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

In partnership with the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce – Nonprofit Committee, the Dyson Foundation, and Governance Matters, a subsidiary of the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON), the Bridges to Board Service program aims to strengthen local nonprofits and provide community members with meaningful board service education and opportunities.

Register online at http://www.bridgestoboardservice.com/ or email questions to: bridgestoboardservice@gmail.com

Location: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Introduction to Ancestry.com

This is a blended learning class. In a blended learning class, you will be required to complete several short online lessons before attending the class.
An instructor will be in touch via email up to 1 week before class with the online lessons and confirmation. You must reply to retain your seat and receive a handout in the class.

Learn about all this popular database has to offer for genealogical research. We will be using the Library Edition of Ancestry.com.

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

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

This is a blended learning class. In a blended learning class, you will be required to complete several short online lessons before attending the class.
An instructor will be in touch via email up to 1 week before class with the online lessons and confirmation. You must reply to retain your seat and receive a handout in the class.

Learn about all this popular database has to offer for genealogical research. We will be using the Library Edition of Ancestry.com.

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

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)


 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trivia Tuesdays at Home!
Join us for trivia from the comfort of your own home. Registration Required

Participants must have two internet-connected devices (laptop, smartphone, etc...). You will receive instructions via email on the day of trivia.

This week's trivia theme is Halloween History, Myths, and Legends

CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 41 spaces available.
Join us for trivia from the comfort of your own home. Registration Required

Participants must have two internet-connected devices (laptop, smartphone, etc...). You will receive instructions via email on the day of trivia.

This week's trivia theme is Halloween History, Myths, and Legends

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445 x3366
   kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 41 spaces available.

Wednesday October 14, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning on Sept. 16th, ending on Nov. 18th.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 9 spaces available.

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For birth to 18 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning on Sept. 16th, ending on Nov. 18th.

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

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

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 16th, ending Nov. 18th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
There are 4 spaces available.

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept. 16th, ending Nov. 18th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Big Read: Pollinator Print-Making Workshop

A virtual presentation demonstrating the creation of block prints of pollinators such as butterflies, beetles, and hummingbird moths. Artist Cara Hochhalter will discuss her watercolors that incorporate these small pollinator block prints. She will also share her painting/collage that depicts the incredible fig wasp that Hope Jahren writes about in her book, Lab Girl.  Registration required.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are many spaces available.

A virtual presentation demonstrating the creation of block prints of pollinators such as butterflies, beetles, and hummingbird moths. Artist Cara Hochhalter will discuss her watercolors that incorporate these small pollinator block prints. She will also share her painting/collage that depicts the incredible fig wasp that Hope Jahren writes about in her book, Lab Girl.  Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Take & Make-Embroidery Kit

: Learn to embroider a natural scene for climate crisis awareness

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by the Teen Room at Adriance to pick up materials on the start date or afterward.

 Registration required. Since our supplies are limited we can only accommodate individual patrons. 

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

: Learn to embroider a natural scene for climate crisis awareness

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by the Teen Room at Adriance to pick up materials on the start date or afterward.

 Registration required. Since our supplies are limited we can only accommodate individual patrons. 

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

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby


 
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Haunted Hot Wheels Engineering Challenge

~On your mark...get set... race! In three sessions you will complete the following:

Session 1 (9/29): build a Haunted Hot Wheels Car and test it out!
Session 2 (10/13): construct a Creepy Cardboard Drive-in Car.
Session 3 (10/14): watch the Drive-in movie "Goosebumps" in your drive-in car with snacks. Test out your hot wheels again!

Registration required for all three events.   Registering for one or two of the sessions is not permitted. Grades 1-5.

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

~On your mark...get set... race! In three sessions you will complete the following:

Session 1 (9/29): build a Haunted Hot Wheels Car and test it out!
Session 2 (10/13): construct a Creepy Cardboard Drive-in Car.
Session 3 (10/14): watch the Drive-in movie "Goosebumps" in your drive-in car with snacks. Test out your hot wheels again!

Registration required for all three events.   Registering for one or two of the sessions is not permitted. Grades 1-5.

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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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Botanical Drawing

Working with an educator from The Art Effect, learn to create pencil illustrations of a variety of flowers and vegetation. No experience necessary! For teens and adults. Virtual event.  Registration required through Millbrook Library located at 3 Friendly Lane, Millbrook.

CONTACT: Diana Bontecou  (845) 677-3611  dbontecou@millbrooklibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event

Working with an educator from The Art Effect, learn to create pencil illustrations of a variety of flowers and vegetation. No experience necessary! For teens and adults. Virtual event.  Registration required through Millbrook Library located at 3 Friendly Lane, Millbrook.

CONTACT:
  Diana Bontecou
  (845) 677.3611
   dbontecou@millbrooklibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Mujer...¿sabes cómo llegaste hasta aquí?

Tema de hoy: Logros de la mujer en el siglo XX.

La Sra. María Eugenia Espriú, orientadora familiar y experta en desarrollo humano hablará sobre los aportes y logros de las mujeres. Dividido en cuatro sesiones. Conoce cómo la lucha y el trabajo de otras mujeres te ha beneficiado. Requiere inscripción.

Mrs. María Eugenia Espriú de Delgado, expert in Human and Family Development issues, will speak about the contributions and achievements of women. Registration required.

 

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 9 spaces available.

Tema de hoy: Logros de la mujer en el siglo XX.

La Sra. María Eugenia Espriú, orientadora familiar y experta en desarrollo humano hablará sobre los aportes y logros de las mujeres. Dividido en cuatro sesiones. Conoce cómo la lucha y el trabajo de otras mujeres te ha beneficiado. Requiere inscripción.

Mrs. María Eugenia Espriú de Delgado, expert in Human and Family Development issues, will speak about the contributions and achievements of women. Registration required.

 

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Big Read Documentary Screening

Taking Root (2008) Telling the inspiring story of the life and work of Nobel-Peace Prize-winning environmental activist, Wangari Maathai, and the reforesting of Kenya.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  845-485-3445 x3372  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Taking Root (2008) Telling the inspiring story of the life and work of Nobel-Peace Prize-winning environmental activist, Wangari Maathai, and the reforesting of Kenya.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  845.485.3445 x3372
   jratzlaff@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Thursday October 15, 2020

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

CONTACT: Debbie Minnerly  (845) 485-3445 x3380  dminnerly@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Receive individualized help addressing your computer-based needs.  Come to the Reference Desk on the Main Floor at Adriance with your technology questions and Reference staff will assist you.  No registration required.

If you need help with computer basics or other computer tasks, contact Debbie Minnerly, Technology Instructor, (dminnerly@poklib.org or 845-485-3445 x3380) to make an appointment for in-person or online.

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

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Canciones Y Cuentos: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration is for 7 week session beginning Sept 24th, ending Nov 5th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second Floor)
There are 5 spaces available.

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration is for 7 week session beginning Sept 24th, ending Nov 5th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

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

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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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.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept.17th, ending Nov. 19th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

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

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept.17th, ending Nov. 19th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dutchess County Public Library Directors
CONTACT: Tom Lawrence  (845) 485-3445 x3306  administration@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
CONTACT:
  Tom Lawrence
  (845) 485.3445 x3306
   administration@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept 17th, ending Nov 19th.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration is for 10 week session beginning Sept 17th, ending Nov 19th.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
NEA Big Read Book Discussion

Dr. James Cotter, retired Professor at Mount Saint Mary College, hosts a discussion of Lab Girl via Zoom. Organized by Howland Public Library, Beacon. Email adults@beaconlibrary.org for the meeting link.

CONTACT: Alison Herrero  (845) 831-1134  adults@beaconlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event

Dr. James Cotter, retired Professor at Mount Saint Mary College, hosts a discussion of Lab Girl via Zoom. Organized by Howland Public Library, Beacon. Email adults@beaconlibrary.org for the meeting link.

CONTACT:
  Alison Herrero
  (845) 831.1134
   adults@beaconlibrary.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Creepy Carrots

Did you ever read the book Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds? Let's hear about  the story and create your own villainous vegetables. Grades K-3.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Did you ever read the book Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds? Let's hear about  the story and create your own villainous vegetables. Grades K-3.

Registration required.

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

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A Celebration of Trees

What do trees do for us, how do they function, and what can go wrong? A virtual presentation by Joyce deVries Tomaselli, Cornell Cooperative Extension, DC. Registration required through LaGrange Association Library in Poughkeepsie.

CONTACT: Anna Areson  (845)452-3141
LOCATION: Virtual Event

What do trees do for us, how do they function, and what can go wrong? A virtual presentation by Joyce deVries Tomaselli, Cornell Cooperative Extension, DC. Registration required through LaGrange Association Library in Poughkeepsie.

CONTACT:
  Anna Areson
  (845)452.3141
  

LOCATION: Virtual Event

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Virtual Fiber Friends Stitch & Chit Chat

Registration is required for every single session.  You will need a smart phone or a computer with a camera and a valid e-mail address when you register.

CONTACT: Debora Shon  (845) 485-3445 x3313  dshon@poklib.org
LOCATION: Virtual Event
There are 40 spaces available.

Registration is required for every single session.  You will need a smart phone or a computer with a camera and a valid e-mail address when you register.

CONTACT:
  Debora Shon
  (845) 485.3445 x3313
   dshon@poklib.org

LOCATION: Virtual Event

There are 40 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM