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


October 2015 Adult Programs


Save Energy, Save Dollars Workshop – Wed., Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. Story Hour Room.
The Save Energy, Save Dollars workshop will show you how to save money on your energy bills through easy and inexpensive tips and energy programs (like the Weatherization Assistance Program). The workshop is part of NYSERDA’s Empower NY program. At the end of the workshop, each household receives free compact fluorescent light bulbs.
Registration recommended.

Heroic Ideals in Norse Mythology- Wed., Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. Story Hour Room.
Escape into the world of heroes, gods, & legends as enthusiasts of Norse mythology offer a lecture on heroism, the core principle of Norse mythology. Registration recommended.

One-on-One Job Coaching- Oct. 15, 20 & 29  at 6 p.m.  e-Learning Center.
Sign up for one 45 minute session where the job coach will guide you through a step-by-step approach to your job search, re-entry into the workforce and help you update your resume. She will help you assess your needs, skills and interests and answer any questions you may have. To register, call 845-563-3619 or 845-563-3645.
Registration recommended.

Cooking with JohnSat., Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. Auditorium.
Favorite recipes from our favorite chef.
Registration recommended.

The History of Constitution Island – Thurs., Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Story Hour Room.
Located across from West Point, Constitution Island was an important site during the Revolutionary War and was also the home of two prominent female writers, sisters Susan and Anna Warner. Registration recommended.

Stress Reliever Adult Coloring Club – Sat., Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. Story Hour Room.
Come and join us while we choose from a variety of pictures and have a stress-relieving day of coloring.  Coloring pages and pencils, crayons and markers are provided. Registration recommended.

A Touch of Sinatra – Sun., Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. Auditorium

“A Touch of Sinatra” is a musical show about the life and music of Frank Sinatra, narrated by Joe Gilligan and Sinatra songs performed by Donnie Fararro. You will be entertained with the story of the life of Frank Sinatra, the songs that made him one of the most renowned singers of the 20th century along with funny stories and jokes, which together provide a most entertaining experience. Special surprise songs will be performed of singers of the Frank Sinatra era.
No registration required.

Something Old, Something New? – Wed., Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Story Hour Room
Local antique dealers Dan and Karen Olson will bring examples of antiques from the 18th & 19th centuries and discuss changes from 1710-1840. They will teach us how to tell the difference between something old and something new. Registration recommended.


Family Fright Afternoon Movie

Sat., Oct. 31 at 12:30 p.m.

Adult Fright Matinee

“The Exorcist (1973) ”
Sat., Oct. 31 at 2:30 p.m.


Monday Night Movie at the Library

“Terminator Genisys ”
Mon., Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m.


Hudson River Poets
Thurs., October 1 at 7 p.m.

Hudson Valley Francophone Connection
 Sun., October 4 at 2:15 p.m.

Newburgh Photography Club
Wed., Oct. 7 at 6 p.m.

Knitting Club
Tuesdays, Oct. 13 & 27 at 7 p.m.

Wired Wednesdays
Wed., Oct., 21 at 7 p.m.

Learn to create music with music production software.




Scholar’s Pick Book Discussion
Wed., Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.

Great Book Discussion
Fri., Oct. 23 at 11:30 a.m.

Strengthening & Improving Police
& Community Relations
 Tues., Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. Auditorium

Free Computer Classes
To register, call 563-3618 or click here.


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.  

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COMPUTER CLASSES – Registration is now open for September – December 2015 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