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CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY – Wednesday, May 3 at 6:15 PM Photographers of all ages, skill levels and experience are welcome at the meetings held on the first Wednesday of the month. Learn new techniques and share your knowledge.
TECH SUPPORT – Thursday, May 4 at 3 PM
Bring your device or laptop for one-on-one help. Learn how to borrow e-books and/or how to use your device more effectively. No registration required.
SATURDAY MATINEE @ THE LIBRARY- Saturday, May 6 at 2:15 PM Join us for a free showing of LA LA LAND starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams. Rated PG-13; younger children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
HUDSON VALLEY FRANCOPHONE CONNECTION
Sunday, May 7 at 2:15 PM
Join French speaking and French language, culture and art lovers at the Hudson Valley Francophone Connection. This group meets the first Sunday of every month to support the existing French community by organizing a variety of cultural events.
THE AMERICAS QUINTET- Sunday, May 7 at 3 PM
This Newburgh-based ensemble will play music from nine countries from North, Central and South Americas
WEB PUBLISHING PART 1 WEB VS PRINT MEDIUM – Monday, May 8 at 6 PM
Setting up tools: browser, text editors for web, and organize our file structure.
Building a page around chosen text to make it a document, adding an image, making an
index.html template. Links and hypertext, the unix file hierarchy and more. R
HOW TO DESIGN A GARDEN – Wednesday, May 10 at 6:30 PM Learn how to design an easy to maintain garden with local plants and attractive hardscape. A minimum of 5 must be registered for these programs to take place. Presented by the Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County. R
COMPUTER LAB – Thursday, May 11 at 3 PM Meet your computer-based needs for online job applications, resumes, classes or research during open lab hours.
THE HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I -Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 PM
The Great War was supposed to be the war to end all wars, owing to its brutality and high death count. This presentation by educator and war reenactor David Topps looks back at the forces that began the war and how the war was conducted. This year marks the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war. R
SEW BASIC: MAKE A POUCH
Saturday, May 13 at 11 AM
Learn how to make a small fabric bag using hand stitching.
Perfect for carrying your cell phone, credit cards or glasses. R
WEB PUBLISHING 2: THINKING OUT LOUD WITH PAPER AND PENCIL
Monday, May 15 at 6 PM
Using graph paper to create a map of content.- Creating a link system for your pages.- Layout and wire framing for your page content.- Use this as both a guide and learning tool to help pinpoint areas that need further learning. R
OPTIMUM WELLNESS WITH HERBAL MEDICINE – Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 PM
Ease into spring wellness with herbs. Topics include the spring cleanse safety and lyme disease prevention. Learn about local plants that are commonly used for food and medicine. Presented by Ashley Sapir Lathrop, Herbalist at Dreamkeeper Botanicals. R
SCHOLAR’S PICK BOOK DISCUSSION – Wednesday, May 17 at 7 PM
Join Dr. JESS GERSON for a lively discussion of 1984 by George Orwell.
TECH SUPPORT – Thursday, May 18 at 3 PM
Bring your device or laptop for one-on-one help. Learn how to borrow e-books and/or how to use your device more effectively.
BOOKS & BREWS: HOME GOING: A NOVEL BY YAA GYASI – Thursday, May 18 at 6:30 PM
This program is open to any 20 to 30-something looking for a great book discussion. We will meet at
2 Alice’s Coffee Lounge in Newburgh for discussion and beverages
DIY MAKE & TAKE- MASON JAR LANTERN – TOWN BRANCH – Saturday, May 20 at 11 AM
Learn to make Mason jar lantern. Perfect for outdoor parties! All materials provided.
ADULT COLORING CLUB – TOWN BRANCH – Saturday, May 20 at 2 PM
Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils, and markers provided.
PHOTOGRAPHS: Sometimes photos may be taken in the library and at library programs and events.
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 consent to be photographed.
For more information on programs for adults, call the Newburgh Free Library,
845-563-3619 or 845-563-3545.