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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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Programs

PROGRAMS FOR YOUTHS:   Preschool Story Times  Children’s Programs   Teen Events
Click on the links for the age level you want.

Spring 2016 Newsletter – click here

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

COMPUTER CLASSES: Registration now open for March – June 2016 Computer Classes

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Coming in June for the entire family . . .

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              May 2016 Adult Programs

                                          Spring 2016 Newsletter click here


Events are held at the Main Branch, 124 Grand St., unless otherwise noted.
R indicates that registration is suggested. To register, click here.

 

600_447984404SALSA CLASS Wed., May 4 at 7 p.m.
While salsa is sweeping across the globe, there is no better place to learn it than at your own library. This class will start with exercises to get you moving comfortably and confidently to Latin rhythms, transitioning into fundamental salsa footwork. Taught by DJ Rene Campos. R

ONE-ON-ONE RESUME ASSISTANCE AND CAREER COACHING Thurs., May 5 at 5:30 p.m.
To register, call (845) 325-9240. Telephone registration only. During one-on-one career coaching sessions, job seekers will get individualized assistance from a job coach who can assist them in whatever challenges they are facing in navigating the job search process. This includes writing or updating their resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs online, exploring career options, or answering difficult interview questions. R

tom-crean-1CELTIC EXPLORERS Thurs., May 12 at 7 p.m.

The year 2016 is the 100th anniversary of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Uprising. At the same time, two Irishmen were about to set out on a voyage that proved to be one of the greatest feats of navigation and heroism in the history of exploration. This program takes an in-depth look at Tom Crean: the man, the explorer, the hero of not one but several Antarctic rescues. Presented by Beacon-based author and Celtic historian Steve Blamires. R

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INFORMATION TABLE Sat., May 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Visit the Habitat for Humanity Information Table and find out if you quality to become a homeowner. Also you can sign up to become a volunteer. Habitat for Humanity is known throughout the world for its unique “partnership housing” model, where volunteers work alongside the families who will own the completed homes to make a lasting change in their communities.

IN CONCERT: HIROYA TSUKAMOTO
Sun., May 15 at 3 p.m.

An internationally acclaimed guitarist and composer, Hiroya performs music that blends folk, jazz and world. Tsukamoto’s music has been described as earthy, impressionistic and innovative. His compositions “El Otro Lado del Mundo” and “Samba de Siempre” were nominated as finalists of the USA Songwriting Competition. Hiroya’s most recent album “Heartland” was released in 2012. He performs over 100 concerts each year.

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THE NEWBURGH OPEN MOVEMENT DANCE SERIES
(2nd session in series of 3)
Sat., May 21, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Newburgh Open Movement (NOM) Dance Series introduces the local community to the art of dance improvisation through a series of 3 monthly workshops and dance jam events, presented by Ophra Wolf, professional dancer and mind-body educator. Each session consists of 2 parts: a 1-hour Workshop (for kids 12 and older and adults) from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., followed by a 2-hour Open Jam (for all ages) from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Live musical accompaniment by Craig Chin on guitar and Richard Kim on viola.

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THE HISTORY OF THE INCLINE RAILWAY Tues., May 24 at 7 p.m.
The Mt. Beacon Incline Railway narrow gauge railway was a popular attraction for tourists who, once on top of Mt. Beacon, could visit the Beaconcrest Hotel or the Casino, or enjoy panoramic views of the Hudson Valley. Presented by Frank DiLorenzo, Senior Project Manager, Mount Beacon Incline Railway Restoration Society. R

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Newburgh Photography Club
Wed., May 4 at 6 p.m.

Knit and Stitch
Wed., May 4 and 18  at 6 p.m.
TOWN Branch

Hudson River Poets
Thurs., May 5 at 7 p.m.

Newburgh Fiction Meet-up
Thurs., May 5 at 7 p.m.
A get together for aspiring writers
to share their work while giving and
receiving feedback.

Knitting Club
Tues., May 10 and 24  at 7 p.m.
MAIN Library


 

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Wired Wednesdays
Wed., May 18 at 7 p.m.

Learn to create music with music
production software.

Scholars Pick Book Discussion Group
Wed., May 18 at 7 p.m.

Free Computer Classes
To register, call 563-3618 or click 
here.
Registration for Spring 2016 classes
now open.

Tuesday at Two Book Discussion
Tues., May 24 at 2 p.m. Town Branch
May’s book is BROOKLYN by Colm Toibin.

Great Books Discussion
Fri., May 27 at 11:30 a.m.
Call (845) 563-3613 for information
and to register.

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.