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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

UPCOMING PROGRAMS:

November 2014

Support Our Troops: Write A Letter!

Thank You for participating! The Library collected 135 letters and drawings to send to the Troops! We know they’ll bring joy to the recipient service members.

December 2014

Hour of Code

Join 100 million kids worldwide to try one hour of writing computer code. Come to the Main Library, e-Learning Center during Computer Science Education Week, December 8-12, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. and see how easy and fun it can be to learn basic computer science. Open to children age 7 and up. Space is limited so arrive on time! What’s it all about? Try your first code lesson here.

Tween/Teen App Club

Interested in all things “techy”? Join our new Tween & Teen App Club. Open to Grades 6 and up. Next meeting is at the Town Branch, Friday December 12, 6:00 -7:00. Bring your device (iPad, Nook, Smartphone, whatever!) AND your library card (if you’ve got one) to explore apps and all that’s available through the library.

Winter Break Family Films 

Come to the Main Library for matinee movies during school break. 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. “Despicable Me” and “Toy Story” will be sure to brighten your school break! Check the online calendar for exact dates and the selected titles being shown.

ONGOING PROGRAMS:

BLT* Club (*Build and Learn Together Club) BLT CLUB is offered the second Saturday of each month, September through June, at 10 a.m. in the Story Hour Room. Open to kids age 5 and up. No Registration required. Come be creative and build with LEGO® Bricks. Click here to see some pictures of things we built together! [best viewed as a slideshow]

Click here for the after school Homework Help Program

Magic Tree House Club  An ongoing monthly book club for children in grades 2-4 to discuss the selected adventure and do crafts and activities. No need to sign up, just come! Meets at the Town Branch, Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Check the online calendar for book selection and exact date.

Summer Reading Program  A five-week long program for kids entering kindergarten and up, incorporating independent reading, story times, crafts, movies and special events all planned to make reading fun! Features the annual New York Statewide Collaborative summer reading theme.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors Kids age 6 and up can come in to read aloud to our volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Our dogs are very good listeners and reading aloud helps children develop confidence in reading skills. Beginning in October, the first and third Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. at the Main Library, 124 Grand Street; offered Tuesday evenings, 6-7 p.m. at the Town Branch Library, Newburgh Mall. Search “Tail Waggin’ Tutors” on the online calendar for up to date information. 

Knitting Club is a drop-in program that meets each month September through June on the second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Story Hour Room at the Main Library. Instruction for beginners available. Bring needles and yarn. Open to all ages and abilities; please note that children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Knit & Stitch Club is an all needles arts drop-in program that meets each month September through June on the first and third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Branch Library. Instruction for beginners available. Bring needles and yarn. Open to all ages and abilities; please note that children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.