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Main Library:
Mon. - Thurs. 9 am - 9 pm
Fri. & Sat. 9 am - 5 pm
Sun. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Newburgh Free Library Town Branch

M: 10-6 T: 12-8 W: 12-8 Th: 10-6 F: 12-8 S: 10-6 Sun: Closed

Beginning July 1, 2016 Friday hours will change from 12-8 to 10-6.

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Annual Report 2015 – All the highlights of the year in review. – click here


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

Adult Programs

of interest…

Friends of the Library Annual Books Sale – June 12 from 10am – 4 pm

Registration for Adult Summer Reading begins 9a Monday, June 20

Puzzles now permanently on display

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New Times! Knit & Stitch – Tuesdays, Mar. 30, April 5 & 19. Then Wednesdays, May 4 & 18, June 1, 15, & 29 at 6 pm

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 – Mondays, April 1, 18, May 2, 16, and June 13 beginning at 2 pm
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 for an appointment. Appointment is necessary. You can also register by going to our events calendar.

Tuesday at Two Book Discussion- Tuesdays, Mar. 29 April 26, May 24, & June 21
at 2 pm
Books will be available at the Town Branch one month prior to the discussion. Registration is not required but is always appreciated.
March: Please join for a lively and informal discussion of Ivan Doig’s Last Bus To Wisdom.April: THE THINGS WE KEEP by Sally Hepworth
May: BROOKLYN by Colm Toibin
June: TALE FOR THE TIME BEING by Ruth Ozeki

*NEW* 

Adult Craft Class- Saturdays, May 7 & June 4 at 11 am (Open to 16+)
Special April 16 event: Main Library- Break the Box Maker Space 1-3:30p

Libraries offer innovative programs to tap into your creative side. Explore fun hands-on projects that are technical and creative. Come check out 3D printers, Fiber Arts, Paper Crafts, MineCraft, Alterted Books, Make and Take Projects, Robotics and Interactive Electronics* Open to all adults.
*By Excelsior Academy Students
May: Doodle Bookmarks: Do you love the adult coloring craze that has taken off lately? Why not create your own bookmarks that you can color in? Using a very relaxing method of drawing, you can create beautiful designs you can then color in!
June: Help us to decorate our very own Little Free Libraries. The Library has been approved to create and place 3 Little Free Libraries in our community. Lets show our community love by decorating outstanding little libraries! What are Free Little Libraries? Check it out here.
All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity. Registration is strongly suggested! Please call Heather at 845-563-3632 or 845-566-0460 if you have questions.

Note: There will not be a meet at the Town Branch April 9. Please see the special event above!

Adult Coloring Club- Saturdays April 9, May 7, & June 4 at 2 pm
Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils and markers provided.

How-to Compost- Wednesday May, 11 at 6pm
Don’t throw away riches! Combine kitchen scraps with garden clippings, weeds and shredded paper to create the best “fertilizer” to feed your plants. Presented by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County.

Children’s Programs

Special Program: NFLXpo16

Saturday June 25, 2016 12-4

Can’t make it to ComicCon in NYC or San Diego? Come to the Library’s mini-Expo! Comics, movies, books — all things Pop Culture. Watch for details and get started on your costume. Find more details here.

 

Wednesdays Walk-in Preschool Story Time (ends May, 4)
Stories selected for 3-5 year-olds accompanied by an adult caregiver; all ages welcome! No registration required.

Shake, Rattle, & Read – Tuesdays, April 5, May 3, & June 7 at 1:00 pm
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.

Magic Tree House Club  – Wednesdays April 20, May 18, & June 15 at 6:00 pm
April’s book will be “Afternoon on the Amazon”
May’s book will be “Civil War on Sunday”.
June’s book will be “Moonlight on the Magic Flute”.
Join us as we help Jack and Annie travel the globe and through time on their Magic Tree House Adventures! We will discuss the fun chapter books and do crafts and activities involving each journey! Books will be available to check out prior to discussion at both library locations.

Tail Wagging Tutors – Tuesdays at 6:00 pm
Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our Volunteer Licensed Therapy Dogs!

Family Story Time – Baseball- Friday, April 15 at 6:30p

Children ages 3-8 and their families are invited to join us for this family story time! We will read baseball stories, sings songs and recite rhymes, and do a baseball themed craft in honor of Babe Ruth Day!

Family Story Time – It’s Your Lucky Day!- Wednesday, May 25  at 6:30p

Join us for a happy-go-lucky story time for children ages 3-8 and their families! We will read stories and sing songs to celebrate Lucky Penny Day!

Family Story Time – Chocolates & Candy- Wednesday, June 22  at 6:30p

Read sweet stories and chocolatey tales with us at our family story time celebrating Candy Month! Stories are selected for children ages 3-8 and their families.