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COMPUTER CLASSES: Registration now open for March – June 2016 Computer Classes
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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.
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SALSA 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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Newburgh Photography Club
Knit and Stitch
Hudson River Poets
Newburgh Fiction Meet-up
Scholars Pick Book Discussion Group
Free Computer Classes
Tuesday at Two Book Discussion
Great Books Discussion
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.