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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:

April 2015

NEW!  Origami Yoda Series Book Club  

Activity club based on the “Origami Yoda” series. April 29, 6:30 p.m. Main Library, Story Hour Room kicks off the club with “The Strange Case of Origami Yoda”. Books will be available to check out at both library locations beginning April 8th. Club designed for kids in grade 3-5 (ages 8-12). Like Star Wars? We’ll talk about Yoda a little bit too! (see additional program dates on the online calendar.)

MAY 2015

Fancy Nancy Mother’s Day Tea Saturday, May 9, 2:00 p.m. Main Library, Story Hour Room. There is nothing fancier than celebrating Mom! Join us with mom or a special person in your life for special stories, activities, crafts, and dessert, all celebrating Mom! Grades K-2 ONLY (Ages 5-8) Limited to the first 10 children and their caregiver; registration suggested. Register online or by calling 845-563-3616.

Origami Yoda Series Book Club  

Activity club based on the “Origami Yoda” series. Monday, May 18, 6:30 p.m. Main Library, Story Hour Room. “Darth Paper Strikes Back!”

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, select Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Check the online calendar for future book selection and exact dates. May 27: We will be discussing and doing activities relating to “Revolutionary War on Wednesday.”

Family Saturdays @ the Branch 

Select Saturdays monthly from 11:00 to Noon at the Town Branch (Newburgh Mall). Program for school age children and their families. May 30: Thank a Veteran, write a letter! Join us as we write letters and make cards to send to soldiers and veterans.

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. Program ends Thursday, May 21, 2015.

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, select Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Check the online calendar for book selection and exact date.

“Raconte-moi une histoire” meets the first Sunday of the month at 1:15 p.m., Main Library, Story Hour Room. Join us for a bi-lingual French and English language story time of books, songs and crafts. Drop-In program; no registration required. Presented by the Hudson Valley Francophone Connection.

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.   Main Library: first Saturday of the month at 11 a.m.; Branch Library (Newburgh Mall) Tuesday evenings, 6 p.m. 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.