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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

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

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

E-Newsletter – Find out the latest news about library programs and services in our e-newsletter that’s sent out each month. To subscribe, email us at nflprogram.org.

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.

                

                  February 2016 Adult Programs

                                          Winter 2016 Newsletter click here

                                            

Wed., Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. Financing the Freedom: How to Buy a Home in Newburgh
Discover how to purchase a home in Newburgh and why you should do so at this free seminar presented by Corey Allen of Financing Your Freedom. For information, call 845-476-8870.

Thurs., Feb. 4 at 9:30 a.m. Information Table: College Savings Accounts
Find out about the advantages of opening college savings accounts. It’s never too soon to plan for the future!

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Sun., Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. A Jazz Afternoon with the Eric Person Quartet
Saxophonist Eric Person and his group perform jazz favorites and original compositions. In celebration of Black History Month.

Tues., Feb. 9 at 9:30 a.m. AARP Tax Assistance
Offered every Tuesday until April 12. Saturdays: Feb. 27 & Mar. 12 Trained tax volunteers from AARP will assist seniors and other eligible persons with their taxes in the eLearning Center at the MAIN Library. Registration required. To register, call 211; or call 1-800-899-1479 or 1-914-933-3700 to connect to 211.

Sat., Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. Black Pioneers of Newburgh: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

“Black Pioneers of Newburgh: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” will be presented at the Newburgh Free Library, 124 Grand St., on Sat., Feb. 13 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.in the upstairs auditorium. Eight honorees will be celebrated for their contributions to the Newburgh area in this program sponsored by the Newburgh and Highland Falls Chapter of the NAACP and MV Hudson Health Plan.
The honorees and the time span they represent include:
Yesterday: Rev. Coleman Briggs, founder of New Hope Baptist Church; Runston (Pop) Lewis, former Board Of Education member/president and business owner, and Roxy Royal, community activist.
Today: Torrance Harvey, Newburgh Councilman, teacher and performer; Cindy Holmes, Newburgh Councilwoman; Pamela Peterson, Director of Family and Community Engagement, Newburgh Enlarged City School District and Honorable E. Loren Williams.
Tomorrow: Zariah McLymore, P-Tech High School student, artist and youth leader.
Dr. Gweneth M. Lloyd, who serves as Director of the Psychological Counseling Center at SUNY New Paltz and as a board member for the Glenn E. Hines Memorial Boys and Girls Club, will serve as guest speaker. Providing the evening’s entertainment will be Mina Thomas, an extraordinary vocalist and jazz singer. The program is presented as one of the library’s programs to celebrate Black History Month.
The event is free and open to all. Please register by calling 845-567-2773.

Computer

Wed., Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. Registration for Spring 2016 Computer Classes Begins
Open to adults ages 18+ and cover Word, Excel, Internet basics and more. Registration required. Pick up a brochure for a detailed description of classes.

 

 

 

Sat., Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. Adult Coloring Club 
Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils and markers provided.

Thurs., Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Roundtable on Racial Relations
Featuring clips from the film, “Crash” and a panel discussion. Co-sponsored by the NAACP Newburgh/Highland Falls Branch.

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Newburgh Photography Club
Wed., Feb. 3  at 6 p.m.

Hudson River Poets
Thurs., Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

Hudson Valley Francophone Connection
 Sun., Feb. 7 at 2:15 p.m.

Knitting Club
Tuesdays, Feb. 9 & 23 at 7 p.m.
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ONGOING PROGRAMS

Wired Wednesdays
Wed., Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. 

Learn to create music with music
production software.

Great Book Discussion Group
Fri., Feb. 26 at 11:30 p.m.

Free Computer Classes
To register, call 563-3618 or click 
here.
Registration for Winter 2016 classes
starts Feb. 17, classes begin Mar. 7.

 

 

Exhibit Through February

Cheerleaders of all ages support their team at a home game. Newburgh Free Academy, Newburgh, NY Ben Moldenhauer/P4H Photographers For Hope, September 25, 2015

“Photographers for Hope: Newburgh Revival” – Library Lobby Gallery
This collection of photographs tells the stories of a community that is struggling but on the mend and the people who are determined to create a better future for their families. Nine photographers from 7 countries, led by the legendary photojournalist and Newburgh resident David Burnett, shot and produced this exhibition in just 10 days in the fall of 2015. Offered in conjunction with the Ann St.
Gallery in Newburgh. See the Exhibits page.

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.  

Winter 2016 Newsletter – click here

E-Newsletter – Find out the latest news about library programs and services in our e-newsletter that’s sent out each month. To subscribe, email us at nflprogram.org.

COMPUTER CLASSES – Registration is now open for March – June 2016 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