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Main Library:
Mon. & Thurs. 9 am - 9 pm
Tues., Wed., & Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. 10 am - 3 pm
Sun. Closed
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Newburgh Free Library Town Branch

 

Address

Newburgh Free Library Town Branch
Newburgh Mall
1401 Route 300, Suite 1090
Newburgh, NY 12550
Phone 845-566-0460
FAX 845-566-0462

Branch Hours

Monday             10 – 6
Tuesday            12 – 8
Wednesday        12 – 8
Thursday           10 – 6
Friday               12 – 8
Saturday           10 - 3
Sunday             Closed

Library Services

The Town Branch Library offers the best in reading and relaxation!

  • Sign up for a library card – good at 47 libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS)
  • Check out books
  • Order books, DVDs, CDs and more
  • Drop off and pick up library items
  • Sign up for free library classes and programs
  • Find out about online tools for research and homework
  • Enjoy programs – go to Calendar of Events for details

July – August Town Branch Youth Services Events

1511702_10151987403103668_1845570072_nTail Waggin’ Tutors
Tuesdays, July  8, 15, 22, and 29
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Drop-In program at the Town Branch location for school age children to read aloud to our volunteer licensed therapy dogs.
Bring your reading and get ready for the fall!

Therapy Dogs International’s “Tail Waggin’ Tutors” program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend to read to that won’t laugh at them if they make a mistake or stumble over a word, but rather lie next to them and enjoy the story being read to them.

 

Summer Reading

Shake, Rattle & Read!
Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 and 8/7 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Join us at the TOWN Branch of the Newburgh Free Library for a drop-in movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhyme and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Active participation of adult caregiver is required. This program is supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Family Literacy Library Services grant program.This program is supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Family Literacy Library Services grant program.

Dia DiversityDia! Diversity in Action
Fri
days, July 11, and August 1, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
The Youth Services Department invites families to join in an adventure to explore the world!Join us for stories, crafts, culture and more as we “tour” the world through literature. Children ages 4-6 and their families are invited to sign-up and attend a series of Family Book Clubs to Explore more about world cultures. This session will feature France, and is presented in English and French by members of the Hudson Valley Francophone Connection. Registration is required
(845) 563-3618; sign-up using the child’s name & age.

Programs funded in part by a DIA: Diversity in Action Grant from ALSC and Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

 

August Town Branch Adult Services Events

Hudson Valley Storytellers Brand-Storyteller215
Wed., July 23, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Have your creative juices slowed to creative sludge? Get things going or just keep it flowing with a supportive group of storytellers.

But we’re not just storytellers. We’re also writers, poets, illustrators, performers, and all manner of creative types.

We’ll meet to discuss original work, favorite pieces, and do some creative writing exercises. We’ll also look into self publishing and performing stories for the TV-deadened public. All experience and ability levels are welcome.  Through constructive criticism and mutual support we can all get better, no matter where we’re starting.

Contact Jeff Valure for more info: jeffvalure@gmail.com
HudsonValleyStorytellers.com

 

Learn How to Download e-Books
Make an Appointment with a Librarian
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hursdays, August 7, 14, 21, and 28

Town Branch – 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Come with questions about getting library books onto your reading device. You will need an e-reader or smart device, passwords to devices, library card, and pin. Call ahead or register online. Please call (845) 566-0460 for more info.

Newburgh Library Photography Club
August 20, 2014 6 p.m.
Jeff Montanye, club facilitator, will explain “The Many Faces of Auto Focus”. If auto focus is so much easier than manual, why does it take an hour and a half to learn how to use auto focus but only 60 seconds to learn manual focus? We’ll discuss all the different types of auto focus, their differences and when to use them. The Photography Club meets the third Wednesday of the month at the Main Library during the school year but at the branch in the summer. Offered in conjunction with Digital World of Photography.

Newburgh Knitting Club
August 12 and 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Join the Newburgh Knitting Club that will meet at the Town Branch on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month in July and August. Meetings will also include the Knit and Stitch group that meets at the mall and as well as the general public. Children 10 and under age welcome with an adult. You can learn to knit or bring a project to work on while socializing with others. Bring your own 4-ply yarn and size 8 needles. Registration not required.

Tuesday at Two Book Discussion
August 26 at 2 p.m.
Join librarian Patty Sussmann for an informal discussion on the short story genre. Each participant will read a short story of their own choosing and share it with the other participants. Registration is suggested.