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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

Fall 2016 Calendar

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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, Sept 6 & 20, Oct 4 & 18, Nov 1 & 15, and Dec 6 & 20 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, Sept 27, at 2 p.m. WEDNESDAY Oct 19 at 6:30, and Nov 29 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.

September: The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay

October: Author led book discussion of Orange County author & librarian extraordinaire, Eleanor Kuhn’s mystery

November: TBA

Adult Craft Class- Saturdays, Sept 10, Oct 8, Nov 12, & Dec 10 at 11 am (Open to 16+)
Learn how to make your own journal and fill it with ideas inspired by National Swap Idea Day.

October: Learn to make a Pumpkin out of a book.

November: DIY Book Flower made out of book pages.

December: Make a winter tree out of old books.

Adult Coloring Club Saturdays at 2 p.m. Sept., 10, Oct., 8, Nov., 12, and Dec., 10.

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

Family Programs

Family Board Game Fun Fridays Oct., 14, 28, Dec., 9, and 23 at 3:30 p.m.

Come play fun board games such as Pictionary and Scrabble. All ages welcome.

Children’s Programs

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Book Discussion – Sept., 30 at 5 p.m.

Read the book before you see the movie! Discuss the world of Peculiars and what you hope to see in the film adaptation. Books will be available at both locations.

Super Science Story Time: Mega Mammoths – September, 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Learn about the days when giant woolly mammoths roamed the earth! Kids ages 3-8 and their families will learn about mammoths through books and hands-on activities. Program is identical at both locations.

Super Science Story Time: Water Water Everywhere – November, 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Water is all around us – and even inside us! Kids ages 3-8 and their families will learn about all things water through books and hands-on activities. Program is identical at both locations.

Super Science Story Time: Physics is Fun! – December, 14 at 6:30 p.m.

What happens when you throw a ball? A feather? Kids ages 3-8 and their families will learn about simple physics through books and hands-on activities. Program is identical at both locations.

Fall Drop-in Preschool Story Time – at 1 p.m. Sept., 21, 28, Oct., 5, 19, 26, Nov., 2

A drop-in program including stories, rhymes, songs and activities to promote early literacy in preschool children ages 3-5 yrs with a caregiver. NO registration needed! 

Shake, Rattle, & Read – Tuesdays, Oct., 4, Nov., 1, Dec., 6 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!