Programs for: Preschoolers, School-Age, Teens
September 2016 Newsletter – click here
COMPUTER CLASSES: Registration now open for Fall 2016 Computer Classes
September 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.
Wed., Sept. 7 at 6:15 p.m. CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY
This friendly club meets the first Wednesday of every month, and is open to photographers of all ages, skill levels and experience. It’s also an opportunity to learn new techniques and share knowledge.
Wed., Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. SCHOLAR’S PICK BOOK DISCUSSION R
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi is the featured book in September. Books are available at the circulation desk four weeks before the discussion, led by Dr. Jessica Gerson.
Supplies will be available to make your own journal and fill it with ideas, inspired by National Swap Idea Day.
Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils and markers provided.
Thurs., Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 17 at 10 a.m.
ONE-ON-ONE RESUME WRITING AND
CAREER COACHING R
Each session is a one hour time slot. To register, call (845) 325-9240; telephone registration only. 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.
Get inspired and get creative at the Newburgh Free Library’s Nail Art program.
Bring your knitting, crochet, and any stitch style you love. Open to all. Children 10 + welcome with a parent or guardian.
Learn how to create, produce and perform music by using high quality production software. Led by musician Neil Alexander.
Monthly meeting and sharing of poetry with the Hudson River Poets. Now on a new day – the fourth Thursday of the month.
Fri., Sept. 23 at 11:30 A.M. GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION
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. Interested in joining? New Members are always welcome but MUST REGISTER before attending their first meeting. Call 845-563-3629 for more information about the selections we read AND to register.
Sat., Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. AUTHOR TALK – “MATH IS EVERYWHERE – EVEN ON PLANES”
Meet author Arreda Cotton who will talk about her book, “Math is Everywhere – Even on Planes” that incorporates math concepts for children K-3 (even up to 5th grade, if necessary). She has taught for over 17 years at Newburgh Free Academy (a few years she worked as a math coach for the Newburgh School District), but returned to the classroom.
Sat., Sept. 24 at 2:15 p.m. SATURDAY MATINEE AT THE MAIN LIBRARY-TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS
Join us for a free showing of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Brad Garrett, Tony Shalhoub, Gary Anthony William and Brian Tee After super villain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and two dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang.
Sun., Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. TOO HUMAN IN CONCERT
Ellen Schwartz and Roger Bruno perform cover jazz standards from the American Songbook, but with a fresh interpretation that brings new life to those classic songs. Plus they throw in some blues, pop and R & B. “Too Human offers up some of the best darned songs you have ever heard, played with a depth of soul you rarely hear.” – Dave Fishken, host – Sit ‘N Bull Concert Series.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR
Open to adults and teens 16+. After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.
Join Librarian Patty Sussmann for an engaging
discussion of The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay.
Copies of the book are available at the Town Branch circulation desk.
Registration is not required but is appreciated.
Wed., Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. CITY OF NEWBURGH WATER FRONT REVITALIZATION PLAN
Please join the City of Newburgh Planning Dept., the Planning Board and the Conservation Advisory Council for a presentation by Sarah Yackel, BFJ Planning, on the new Waterfront Plan being prepared.
Wed., Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. AUTHOR TALK: THE HEROIC AGE OF DIVING
Jerry Kuntz will share details about his book, “The Heroic Age of Diving” that tells the story not only of the development of salvage technology but also the human side of this always-dangerous and often-deadly career. Jerry is an electronic resources consultant at RCLS and the author of “Minnesota’s Notorious Nellie King: Wild Woman of the Closed Frontier”.
Thurs., Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. ORGANIC GARDENING IN CUBA
Find out how Cuban old farming methods are blended with new urban farming models in this presentation on organic gardening in Cuba.
For more information on programs for adults, call the Newburgh Free Library,
845-563-3619 or 845-563-3545.