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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 now open for Spring 2014 Computer Classes. For information, call 845-563-3618 or 845-563-3624.

PROGRAMS FOR YOUTHS:   Preschool Story Times   Children’s Programs   Teen Events

The Exhibits page has a listing of upcoming exhibits.


Featured Event

ballet theatre








Orange County Ballet Theatre
Sunday, May 18 at 3 p.m.

The Orange County Ballet Theatre will offer selections from its spring performance, featuring pieces from the classical repertoire of Petipa and Minkus, as well as more contemporary choreographers such as De Mille. The 50 year old ballet company has produced student dancers who have gone on to enjoy professional careers.


Community Art Show


Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Newburgh Library
Show runs April 1 – 25.

Public reception: Sunday, April 13 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.


“Into the Woods” by Cathy Cahill won Best in Show at the Annual Community Art Show sponsored by the Newburgh Free Library and the Friends of the Newburgh Library. Seventy entries were received in six different categories: Oil/Acrylic, Watercolors, Pastels, Photography, Mixed Media and Sculpture.  The show runs through April 25.  Other winners include:

Oil and Acrylic – First place:  On the Dunes by Gita Nadas, Second Place: Sisters by Loretta Jefferson, Third Place: Ralph’s View by Fred Dahl.

Pastels – First Place: Countenance by Lucy Dimiceli, Second Place: Still Life by Linda Nadas and Third Place: Girl (After Mazzola) by Milton Peters.

Mixed Media – First Place: Everything Breaks by Monica Ostrow, Second Place: Praying Hands by Mrs. Jaroka and Third Place: Grace by Enid Herrman.

Photography – First Place: Sayville Docks by Henry Prusinski, Second Place: The Great Oak Tree On the Left by Joe Chiarella and Third Place: Untitled by Donald Schwartz,

Watercolor: First Place: Springtime Reunion by Fred Mitchell, Second Place: Envious End by Carl Ferguson and Third Place: Sentinels in the Glen by Catherine Crotty Sharpe

Sculpture: First Place: Morry  by David Nolan and Second Place: Ghost Cat by Thomas Devita.              

For additional information, stop by or call the Library, 563-3619 or 563-3645. The Library’s main number is 563-3600.


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 collection


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