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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 – AUGUST 2017

TECH SUPPORT – Thursdays, August 3 – Aug. 31 at 4 p.m.
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.

INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNET,  Part I – Wednesday, August 2 at 12 p.m.
INTRODUCTION TO THE INTERNET, Part II – Wednesday, August 9 at 12 p.m.    R

Learn to navigate the World Wide Web. Prerequisite: those without keyboard and/or mouse skills must first take the Introduction to Computers class.  Part II builds upon the basics learned in Introduction to the Internet, Part I.

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YOGA – Thursday, August 3 at 3 p.m.      R
Learn how to stretch, relax and become more flexible in this class for adults. Bring a mat. Registration required.

 

 

CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY – Thursday, August 3 at 6:15 p.m.
Photographers of all ages, skill levels and experience are welcome at the monthly meetings. Learn new techniques and share your knowledge.

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CONVENTION OF STATES
Thursday, August 3 at 7 p.m.     R

Learn about the Convention of States process in considering amendments to the United States Constitution. New York state’s possible involvement in calling such a convention will be discussed, as well as answers to frequently asked questions. This informational session is primarily for the residents of NYS Assembly District 104, but open to all.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIE @ THE LIBRARY
Monday, August 7 at 6:15 p.m.
See a free showing of the movie, The Zookeeper’s Wife, on Mon., Aug.7 at 6:15 p.m.  In conjunction with the Adult Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World, be inspired by this account of the keepers of the Warsaw zoo who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion in 1939 Poland.  This movie is rated PG -13.

 

 

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MAKING A GOOD IMPRESSIONISM: AN ARMCHAIR TOUR OF IMPRESSIONIST PAINTERS – Thursday, August 10 at 7 p.m.    R
How do you paint a passing perception? See how French Impressionist painters, rebelling against an ancient state system of art training, created new images that quiver with energy and emotion. Presented by Michael Norris, Ph. D., former museum educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and creator of Armchair Art Tours.

 

 

ADULT COLORING CLUB – Saturday, August 12 at 10:30 a.m. Main Library
Saturday, August 19 at 10:30 a.m.  Town Branch
Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils, and markers provided.

COMPUTER/INTERNET PRACTICE SESSION – Wednesday, August 16 at 12 p.m.
Practice keyboard and mouse skills, navigate the Internet, and become familiar with computers.

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ONE-ON-ONE RESUME ASSISTANCE AND CAREER COACHING – Thursday, August 17 at 5 p.m.     R
Get help writing or updating your resume, exploring career options, applying for jobs online, preparing for interviews, or learning how to use LinkedIN. Presented by career coach Gregg Knowles. Registration with the presenter is required. Please call 845-325-9240 to register.

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MAKE A TEA LIGHT – DIY UPCYCLE
Thursday, August 17 at 6:30 p.m.
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Upcycling combines crafting and recycling to create new, interesting and useful things from ordinary objects that might otherwise be thrown away. Make and decorate a tea light for a cheerful summer glow on your table or deck. All recycled materials, art supplies and battery operated candle are provided.

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SIP AND PAINT – Monday, August 21 at 6 p.m.    R
Join us for this popular program where you paint and sip drinks (nonalcoholic). Liam Vogel, local artist and Assistant Gallery Director at the Wallkill River School, will give you step-by step instruction on how to create a sunflower scene using acrylic painting on canvas. Enjoy a relaxing night out at the library. Please wear old clothes for painting or bring a smock.

 

HUDSON RIVER POETS – Thursday, August 24 at 7 p.m.
Monthly meeting and sharing of poetry with the Hudson River Poets. Listen to local poets or bring a poem to share.

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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.