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
ONE-ON-ONE RESUME ASSISTANCE AND CAREER COACHING
|Thursday, MARCH 31
Sat., APRIL 23
Thurs., MAY 5
Sat., MAY 21
Thurs., JUNE 2
|5:30 PM-8:30 PM
10 AM – 1 PM
5:30 PM -8:30 PM
10 AM – 1 PM
4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Get help writing or updating your resume, exploring career options, applying for jobs online,
preparing for interviews, or learning how to use LinkedIN.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: CALL (845) 325-9240. Sign up for one 45-minute session.
Career Coaching Sessions and Workshop are conducted by Gregg Knowles, a career
coach and resume writer with over 25 years of experience in human resources.
Community Art Show at the Main Library,
April 4 -22, 2016
Public Reception: Sun., April 10 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Non-juried Community Art Show is open to all adults in the area.
Judging on Mon., April 4. See Winners List.
Artists may pick up their artwork from March 25 – 29. The library is not responsible for artwork left after June 1.
April 2016 Adult Programs
Spring 2016 Newsletter – click here
Events are held at the Main Branch, 124 Grand St., unless other wise noted.
R indicates that registration is suggested. To register, click her,
Save money and expand your garden by learning how your perennials can be easily propagated by division. Methods and techniques for success will be presented by the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County. R
“BREAK THE BOX” WITH CRAFTS, GAMING, ROBOTICS AND MORE!DURING NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
NFA North Excelsior Academy students will demonstrate the robotics and electronics. Open to adults. No registration required. Libraries offer innovative programs to tap into your creative side. Explore fun hands-on projects that are technical and creative.
Sun., April 10 at 3 p.m. Breakneck Annie in ConcertMembers of Breakneck Annie started out as friends and then came together as a popular five-piece band. Breakneck Annie plays fun as well as traditional-style Old Time music. More info here.
Mon., April 11 at 6 p.m. Monday Night at the Movies: Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens Join us for a special Monday Night Movie at the Library, Star Wars; The Force Awakens starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. Rated PG 13, children permitted when accompanied by a responsible adult.
Luke Skywalker has vanished, and both the Resistance and the sinister First Order are searching for him. Crack pilot Poe Dameron obtains a clue to his whereabouts, but when everything goes wrong, a droid called BB-8 becomes the center of the search, along with scavenger Rey and stormtrooper deserter
FN-2187, who have found the droid.
“Greatest performance of the year.” – Entertainment Weekly
“The Force Awakens isn’t just one the finest movies of 2015, it’s the best movie of the year, full stop.” – Toronto Star
“The Force Awakens pops with memorable battle sequences, gives us chills with encore appearances by stars from the original trilogy and introduces more than a half-dozen terrific Next Generation characters.” – Chicago Sun-Times
Enhance your creative capacities and develop your ideas, goals and dreams with Ozioma, local strategist and founder of World Dream Day and Burn Bright. Read more here, and see http://www.burnbright-lifeworks.com/ R
Thurs., April 14 at 7 p.m. Bilingual Poetry Reading with Roberta Gould
In celebration of National Poetry Month, join the Hudson River poets for a special bilingual poetry reading by local poet Roberta Gould at the Main Library. Roberta has translated poetry by Pedro Garfias, Jorge Luis Borges and others. Her poetry has appeared in the New York Times, Poetry Now and in many other literary poetry publications and anthologies. Following this presentation will be readings by the Hudson River Poets. More info here, and here (en español).
Part science fair and part DIY Day, our Mini-Maker Space offers a variety of activities for sharing, exploring and collaborating:
Tues., April 26 at 7 p.m. Native Pollinators: The Unstung Heroes
Tim Stanley—founder of Native Beeology—will reveal the hidden world of our native pollinators and bring attention to their importance in the ecosystem. Emphasis will be placed on ways to create a garden to attract these essential insects. More info here. Also see https://nativebeeology.com/ R
Sat., April 30, May 21, June 25 from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m
The Newburgh Open Movement Dance Series
Learn the art of dance improvisation through a series of monthly workshops and dance jam events. OPEN TO ALL AGES. Presented by Ophra Wolf. More info here.
This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.
Newburgh Photography Club
Hudson River Poets
Hudson Valley Francophone Connection
Great Books Discussion
Scholars Pick Book Discussion Group
Free Computer Classes
Tuesday at Two Book Discussion
Exhibit – Annual Community Art Show
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.
For more information on programs for adults, call the Newburgh Free Library, 845-563-3619 or