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

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August 2015 Adult Programs

“Newburgh Night Out” 
Tues., Aug. 4 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Visit the Newburgh Free Library booth at the
Rec Center on Washington St. where we will join other agencies in offering a night of games, crafts, music and fun. Find out what the library can do for you! No registration required.

Newburgh Library Photography Club
Thurs., Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.

Learn various photography techniques and share your work and ideas. Open to all levels from beginner to advanced. Co-sponsored by Digital World of Photography. No registration required. Auditorium.

“The Art of Paper Twirling” Craft Class
Mon., Aug. 10 at 7 p.m.
Story Hour Room

Paper twirling is an art form that involves the
use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. We’ll be making a beautiful design in celebration of summer. To register, click here.


Self-Defense Class for Senior Women
Thurs., Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. Story Hour Room

Instructor Craig Kracht offers a realistic and basic self-defense course geared toward senior women. This is a lower impact course with less intense movements that need less muscular strength than other self-defense classes offered for women. Kracht is a practitioner of Jeet Kune Do, Arnis, Kempo. To register, click here.

Health Care Fair
Mon., Aug. 17 from 1-3 p.m. Courtyard/Lobby

 Representatives from various local health care and service agencies will offer information on quality, affordable medical services and health insurance coverage. The fair will be held outside in the courtyard. In the event of rain, the fair will be held in the lobby. No registration required. 


Heroic Ideals in Norse Mythology
Thurs., Aug 20 at 7 p.m.
Story Hour Room

Escape into the world of heroes, gods, & legends as enthusiasts of Norse mythology offer a lecture on heroism, the core principle of Norse mythology. To register, click here.


Strengthening Police & Community Relations Thurs., Aug 20 at 6 p.m. Auditorium. No registration required.

Great Books Discussion Group
Fri., Aug. 28 at 11:30 a.m. To register, call

One-on-One Resume Writing Review
Mon., Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. To register, call
(845) 563-3645. 



Free Computer Classes
To register, call 563-3618 or click here.

Hudson River Poets
Meetings will resume at the Newburgh Free Library on Thurs., September 3, 2015.

Hudson Valley Francophone Connection
Meetings will resume at the Newburgh Free Library on Sun., October 4, 2015. 


The Newburgh Free Library offers a wide array of programs throughout the year. Admission is free. Registration is not required for our concerts but many other programs required registration.  To register or for a complete listing of all programs, please go to the Calendar of Events.  

Summer 2015 Newsletter – click here

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COMPUTER CLASSES – Registration is now open for July and August computer classes. For information, call 845-563-3618 or 845-563-3625. To view the class brochure, click here. To register, click here.

PHOTOGRAPHS – Sometimes photos may be taken in library programs. If you do not wish to have your picture taken, please avoid the camera or tell the photographer. Otherwise, your participation at this library implies your consent to be photographed.

For more information on programs for adults, call the Newburgh Free Library, 845-563-3619 or 845-563-3545.

Exhibit Space A spacious gallery space in the lobby of the Newburgh Free Library is the site of monthly exhibits and art shows by local artists. Many of the artists offer receptions to showcase their art and meet the public. In addition, glass cases showcase local collections