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COMPUTER CLASSES: Registration for upcoming computer classes starts Feb. 15, 2017.
Classes begin March 2.
Events are held at the Main Branch, 124 Grand St., unless otherwise noted.
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KNIT & STITCH
Tuesday, January 3, 17 & 31 at 6 p.m. Town Branch.
Bring your knitting, crochet, and any stitch style you love. Open to all. Children 10 + welcome with a parent or guardian.
CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY
Wednesday, January 4 at 6:15 p.m.
This friendly club meets monthly and is open to photographers of all ages, skill levels and experience. Learn new techniques and share your knowledge. Showcase your work at the Photography Exhibit planned for March 2017.
ADULT COLORING CLUB
MAIN LIBRARY – Saturday, January 7 at 2 p.m.
TOWN BRANCH – Saturday, January 28 at 2 p.m.
Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils, and markers provided.
FAMILY BOARD GAMES
Friday, January 13 at 3:30 p.m.
Don’t be bored – All ages can enjoy fun board games.
ARMCHAIR YOGA FOR SENIORS R
Wednesday, January 18 at 1 p.m. Snow date: Wednesday, January 25 at 1 p.m.
Learn how to stretch, relax and become more flexible in this class for those age 60 and older. Registration suggested.
REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR AARP INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE R
Thursday, January 19 at 9 a.m.
Trained tax volunteers from AARP will assist seniors and other eligible persons with their taxes in the Newburgh Free Library’s eLearning Center (124 Grand St.) on Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 7. You must make an appointment for tax assistance. To register, please call 211; or call 1-800-899-1479 or 1-914-933-3700 to connect to 211. Bring identity documents and social security or Medicare card, last year’s tax return, and any tax-related documents.
Thursday, January 19 at 6 p.m.
Bring your device for one-on-one help, or try out one of ours. Learn how to borrow e-books; protect yourself from malware, and/or just learn how to use your device more effectively. Tablets and laptops welcome.
BOOKS AND BREWS
Thurs., Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m.
To be held at 2 Alices, 117 Broadway
Read, sip, chap at this offsite discussion designed for the 20 to 30-something reader. Meet new friends and enjoy a beverage. The featured book is The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close; copies of the book are available for check out at the Main Library and the Town Branch. Call (845) 563-3632 for details. The discussion will be led by 30-something librarian Heather Gorman.
MONDAY NIGHT MOVIE @ THE LIBRARY
Monday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a free showing of “Deepwater Horizon” starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez and Kate Hudson. Rated PG-13; children 13 and older. A docudrama about the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
HUDSON RIVER POETS
Thursday, January 26 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. Hayden Wayne 917-991-1552.
GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP R
Friday, January 27 at 11:30 a.m.
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.
DIY MAKE AND TAKE: BOOK PAGE GARLAND – TOWN BRANCH
Saturday, January 28 at 11 a.m.
Come learn how to make a wonderful book page garland. It is the perfect decoration for your wedding, baby shower, or birthday party. This super cute garland is made of triangles hand-punched from old books. All materials provided.
FOODS OF NEW YORK R
Saturday, January 28 at 1 p.m.
Explore the history of New York through food, from the first settlers to the foods that made our state famous. Try a sample of New York cheesecake.
HIT THE ROOF IN CONCERT
Sunday, January 29 at 3 p.m. Snow date: Sun., Feb. 5 at 3 p.m.
Hit The Roof reinvigorates old songs with a new twist. The duet of keyboardist and drummer will perform samples of boogie-woogie, gospel, country, bluegrass and funk.
TUESDAY AT TWO BOOK DISCUSSION – YOUR FAVORITES
Tuesday, January 31 at 2 p.m. Town Branch
Join Librarian Patty to discuss some of your favorite books. Librarian-selected books will be discussed at our next meeting in February.
HUDSON RIVER POETS
Thurs., Jan. 26 at 7 p.m.
All established and emerging poets are welcome to attend and share their poetry. For more information, email facilitator Hayden Wayne at email@example.com, or call the library at
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.