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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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Registration for Summer Reading Programs Now Open.

Programs available for adults, preschoolers, school-age children and teens.

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Adult Summer Reading

Youth Summer Reading

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Summer 2017 Newsletter – click here
To receive the quarterly library newsletter and/or our monthly eNewsletter, send your email address to nflprogram@rcls.org or call the newsletter editor at 845-563-3619.

Summer 2017 Computer Classes – click here
Registration for upcoming computer classes.

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

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YOUTH PROGRAMS – click here

TEEN PROGRAMS – click here

 

ADULT PROGRAMS – JULY 2017

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017 REGISTRATION  IS OPEN
Register for 5 weeks of reading and special programs. Go to www.newburghlibrary.com for a schedule of adult summer reading events. Program begins July 10 and continues through August 4. Click here for more information.

TECH SUPPORT – Thursday, July 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 4 PM
Bring your device or laptop for one-on-one help. Learn how to borrow e-books and/or how to use your device more effectively. No registration required.

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ONE-ON-ONE RESUME ASSISTANCE AND CAREER COACHING
Thursday, July 6 and 27 at 5 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 is required. Registration required. Please call 845-325-9240. Presented by career coach Gregg Knowles.

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QI-GONG AND MEDITATION FOR RENEWED ENERGY AND STRESS REDUCTION
Thursday, July 6 at 6 PM

An Easy Chinese Qi-gong and Mediation workshop led by Venerable Xin-xing. This introductory level class focuses on the practice of Qi-gong, an ancient Chinese way of energy cultivation with walking and sitting meditations. Wear stretchable clothing and bring a blanket for sitting on the floor.   R

CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY
Thursday, July 6 at 6:15 PM

Photographers of all ages, skill levels and experience are welcome at these monthly meetings. Learn new techniques and share your knowledge.

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INTRODUCTION TO WEB DEVELOPMENT PART 1 – OVERVIEW AND TOOLS
Monday, July 10 at 6 PM

Intro to Web Development” – We strongly recommend to attend all three classes in consecutive sequence as they build on each other. Bring your laptops. We will guide you through this life-changing experience as you learn to use fundamental programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and your working tools. HTML provides a basic structure for a web page. Learning to build your web sites using HTML will give you control over your web sites and web apps.   R

book club1BOOK TALK CAFE: BUILD A BETTER WORLD – TOWN BRANCH
Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30 PM

Join librarians Patty and Heather for a fun and stimulating evening discussing books! Bring your reviews, too. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Newburgh Library. Registration requested.   R

ARMCHAIR YOGA – Thursday, July 13 and 27 at 3 PM
Learn how to stretch, relax and become more flexible in this class for adults. Registration required.   R

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ADULT COLORING CLUB – Saturday, July 15 at 10:30 AM – Main Library
Saturday, July 22 at 10:30 AM -TOWN BRANCH
Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils, and markers provided.

 

INTRODUCTION TO WEB DEVELOPMENT PART 2 – HTML – Monday, July 17 at 6 PM
We will use HTML code to ensure the proper formatting of text and images so that your websites display as they are intended to look. CSS allows Web Developers to alter the layout and appearance of their Web pages. A single CSS file may be linked to multiple pages, allowing a developer to change the appearance of all the pages on your site at the same time. One could think of HTML as the bones (structure) of a Web page, and CSS as its skin (appearance). We strongly recommend participants attend all three classes on Mondays  in July as they build on each other. Bring your laptops.   R

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Monday, July 17 at 7 PM
Learn about Mohonk Preserve, its mission, programs, scenic beauty and outdoor activities at this presentation by the Preserve staff. Library staff will be on hand to discuss all of the library’s museum passes.

BOOKS & BREWS: TENDER BY BELINDA MCKEON – Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30 PM
This program is open to any 20 to 30-something looking for a great book discussion.
We will meet at 2 Alice’s Coffee Lounge in Newburgh for discussion and beverages.

BRING YOUR LUNCH: ZINES! HOW TO BUILD A BETTER WORLD
Thursday, July 20 at 12 PM

Come discover what zines are and why they are so great. Create and ‘publish’ your thoughts on how to build a better community! The dictionary defines a Zine as a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter. Come create and publish your own zine! Bring your lunch and enjoy a creative lunch hour!

YOGA – Thursday, July 20 at 3 PM
Learn how to stretch, relax and become more flexible in this class for adults.   R

INTRODUCTION TO WEB DEVELOPMENT PART 3 – HTML + CSS
Monday, July 24 at 6 PM
HTML and CSS are the fundamental stuff that is vital to a web curriculum. At this workshop students will learn basic CSS techniques and styles, and will be introduced to the key CSS concepts. We will some exposure to JavaScript as well. We will also provide resources how to continue your web development education. We strongly recommend participants attend all three classes in consecutive sequence as they build on each other. Bring your laptops.   R

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TUESDAY AT TWO BOOK DISCUSSION – TOWN BRANCH  Tuesday, July 25 at 2 PM
Enjoy a lively discussion of Helen Simonson’s novel, The Summer Before the War.
The author will skype with the group.

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INTRO TO SOCIAL MEDIA – Thursday, July 27 at 2 PM
Introduction to Facebook, tumblr, twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. 

 


HUDSON RIVER POETS – Thursday, July 27 at 7 PM
Monthly meeting and sharing of poetry with the Hudson River Poets. Listen to local poets or bring a poem to share.

GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP – Friday, July 28 at 11:30 AM
For Preregistered Participants.
Our Great Books Discussion Group focuses on carefully selected readings and questions from anthologies published by the Great Books Foundation and follows the Shared Inquiry Method promoted by the foundation. New members are always welcome but must register before attending their first meeting. For more information and to register, call (845)563-3629.
This month: Culture and Anarchy.

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Friday, July 28 at 4 PM

Come discover what zines are and why they are so great. Create and ‘publish’ your thoughts on how to build a better community! The dictionary defines a Zine as a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter. Come create and publish your own zine!

 

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PHOTOGRAPHS: Sometimes photos may be taken in the library and at library programs and events.

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 consent to be photographed.

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