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

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Programs for: Preschoolers, School-Age, Teens

Summer 2016 Newsletter
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COMPUTER CLASSES: Registration now open for Fall 2016 Computer Classes

August 2016 Adult Programs

Events are held at the Main Branch, 124 Grand St., unless otherwise noted.

R indicates that registration is suggested. To register, click here.


Thurs., Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Strengthening Police and Community Relations
Topics to be covered include: Group Violence Intervention, Crisis Intervention Team, Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, and National Police Community Relations. Read more here. Open to all.


Thurs., Aug. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Adult Coloring Club
Enjoy this popular hobby that is fun and helps relieve stress. Supplies provided. No need to register; just walk in.

camera-581126_960_720Sat., Aug. 20 at 10 a.m. Introduction to Digital Photography, Session 2 R

Introduction to Digital Photography offers two workshops of theory and practice for beginning photographers including practical application with personal cameras. Participants must be well-acquainted with their cameras prior to attending the workshop (i.e. must have read the owner’s manual at least once, and can find the most common camera controls and settings). The workshop will not attempt to cover the details of any particular camera’s operation although camera specific questions can be addressed during the breaks or post-session. Presented by William Greelee, past president/member of the Rockland Photography Club.

Mon., Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. Path to Entrepreneurship Program R
Join us for a FREE program designed to introduce you to small business ownership. Learn about the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur and what it takes to run your own business. This program is run by Cynthia Marsh-Croll, Project Director at the Women’s Enterprise Development Center. Pre-registration is required. Register here, or call 845-363-6432.

Mon., Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. Recycled CD Craft Program Rwine+cd coasters
Have some old CDs you don’t use any more? Learn how to upcycle an old cd into a colorful coaster using simple materials.

Thurs., Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. Keeping Your Heart Healthy R

Dr. Mehul Patel, Medical Director of the St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital Cardiovascular Institute will discuss the sign, symptoms and risk factors of heart disease, along with prevention strategies. Cardiovascular disease is the cause of one out of every four deaths, making it the leading cause of death in the United States. Someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds and every 60 seconds someone in this country dies from a heart disease related event. Come learn how you can help yourself avoid becoming a statistic. To register, call Brian Gunning at (845) 784-3849, or email

Thurs., Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. Hudson River Poets

Monthly meeting and sharing of poetry with the Hudson River Poets. Now on a new day – the fourth Thursday of the month..

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