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Main Library:
Mon - Thurs: 9 a.m - 9 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: Closed
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Newburgh Free Library Town Branch

Holiday Closings

The Main Library and Town Branch holiday hours:
Saturday, December 24 – Closed
Sunday, December 25 – Closed
Monday, December 26 – Main Library: 9 to 5, Town Branch: 10 to 5

The Main Library and Town Branch holiday hours:
Saturday, December 31 – Closed
Sunday, January 1 – Closed
Monday, January 2 – Main Library: 9 to 5, Town Branch: 10 to 5

We apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause.


Winter 2017 Calendar

To receive the quarterly library newsletter and/or our monthly eNewsletter bulletins, send your email address to nflprogram@rcls.org or call the newsletter editor at 845-563-3619.

Free computer classes at the Main Library, 124 Grand St.


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, magazines, audiobooks, and DVDs
  • Order books, DVDs, CDs and more via interlibrary loan
  • 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
  • Free WiFi and use our in-house iPad

 

Puzzles now permanently on display

The-Best-Puzzles-for-Toddlers-Big-Kids-and-Adults-1024x1024Adult Programs

Knit & Stitch – Tuesdays, Jan. 3, 17, Feb. 7, 21, Mar. 7, & 21 at 6 p.m. Bring your knitting or stitching projects- geared for beginners but open to all levels of stitchers. Children under 10 are welcome with an adult. Registration is not necessary. For more information please contact Heather Gorman at 566-0460.

E-book Help -By appointment.
Want to download library books onto your iPad, Kindle, and Nook devices? Come with questions! You will need an e-reader or smart device, passwords to devices, library card, and pin. Call Heather Gorman at 566-0460 or 563-3632 for an appointment. Appointment is necessary.

Tuesday at Two Book Discussion- Tuesdays, Jan. 31, Feb. 28, & Mar. 28 at 2 p.m. Join Librarian Patty Sussmann for an engaging discussion. Copies of the book are available *now* at the Town Branch circulation desk. Registration is not required but is appreciated.

January: discuss some of your favorite books this month

February: Girl Waits With a Gun by Amy Stewart

March: TBA

Adult Craft Class- Saturdays, Jan. 28, Feb. 25, & Mar. 25 at 11 am (Open to 16+)
September:
Learn how to make your own journal and fill it with ideas inspired by National Swap Idea Day.

January: Book Page Garland

February: Book Collage

March: DIY Watercolor

Adult Coloring Club Saturdays Jan. 28, Feb. 25, Mar. 25 at 2 p.m.

Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils, and markers provided.

Family Programs

Family Board Game Fun Fridays Jan. 13, 27, Feb. 10, 24, Mar. 10, & 24 at 3:30 p.m.

Come play fun board games such as Pictionary and cards. All ages welcome. You’re welcome to bring in a game to play too.

Children’s Programs

NEW! Sprouts and Shoots! Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8, 16, 22, & Mar. 1 at 1 p.m.

This hour-long program includes stories, songs, rhymes, and activities. Books are selected primarily for ages 2-5 years, but all ages are welcome. Encourage early learning success and school readiness through reading, singing, creating, and playing! All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the program.

 

NEW Branch Out! @ The Town Branch Jan. 4, Feb. 1, & Mar. 1 at 6pm

A first book discussion experience for first-third graders will meet at our Town Branch. Children will take out the selected picture book from the Library at least a week in advance and read it at home with their families. The group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month…we will have a shared reading, discussion of the story/illustrations and an related activity. Come and join us! Registration strongly suggested!

JANUARY book: Hippopotamister by John Patrick Green

FEBRUARY book: Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

MARCH book: Two White Rabbits by Jairo Buitrago

Shake, Rattle, & Read – Tuesdays, Jan. 3, Feb. 7, & Mar. 7 at 1:00 p.m.
Drop-in music and movement program featuring songs, instruments, rhyme and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Active participation of adult caregiver is required. No registration required.

Tail Wagging Tutors – Most Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. (Please check calendar for most up-to-date times)
Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our Volunteer Licensed Therapy Dogs!