Infant & Toddler Programs Return to the Pawling Library!

kids1Beginning the week of November 9th the Pawling Library will once again offer two weekly programs in its Early Literacy series:

Wiggle, Giggle & Bounce, Thursdays, 10:00 – 10:45 am
Read, Rhyme & Romp, Tuesdays, 11:00 – 11:45 am

We realize that many of you have made commitments for the fall season, but if you and your child are available we’d love to have you join us! Families can register by emailing Ms. Karen at children@pawlinglibrary.org. If you have any questions, please feel free to email her or call the library at 855-3444 and leave a message.

Many thanks for your patience! We look forward to seeing some of you soon.  star

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Stress “LESS” Success

Presented by Jacqueline Muller

Stress blueTuesday, November 11 * 6:30-8:30 pm

Learn time management and organization skills that create a strategic map
along your pathway to wellness.

This presentation draws on strategies from world renowned experts
FranklinCovey, motivational speakers Brian Tracey and Chalene Johnson.

Discover how to live the life you
want to live!

Registration is required for all programs.
To register please call the Pawling Library at 855-3444.

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Pawling Library Children’s Summer Building Fun Photo-movie!

Did you miss out on seeing all the great creations in our summer 2014 LEGO® Museum?  Now you can check out some of the highlights in our new photo-movie.  Just turn on your computer sound & click the link below!

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Savory Soups

Savory Soups

Tuesday, November 4 * 7:00-8:00pm

A chill is in the air and colder it will become.
Warm up with homemade soup.
Chef Lucas Muehlenweg will show you how to prepare some delicious recipes
at his restaurant, Petite, on East Main St
in the village of Pawling.

Join the fun. It tastes great!

Material fee: $10.00

Registration is required for all programs.
To register please call the Pawling Library at 855-3444.

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Killing Patton! Available on the Library Kindles!

Killing PattonThe amazing new book by Bill O’Reilly, Killing Patton, is now available for reading right on our Kindles.  Don’t wait on a long list, the Library has two Kindles available for patrons to take home.  The Kindles are preloaded with Killing Patton and many more amazing titles.  Check one out today and see how easy it is.  Please ask at the circulation desk for more information. Please note that the Kindles only go out to Pawling patrons.

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New Box Tops Drop!

Box Tops Box2Clip those Box Tops! There is a new Box Tops drop box in the library to make it easier to support our schools! Located on the Junior Books Display it is there and hungry to collect all those Box Tops! If you have never clipped before and would like to give a little extra support to our schools, it requires no extra money. Just find the Box Tops on your grocery purchases, cut them out, and drop them in the box! These little pieces of cardboard add up to BIG money that goes directly to our schools!  Questions-Please speak to Nicole (teen@pawlinglibrary.org).

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Authors Close to Home

Friday October 3rd at 7:30 pm, two amazing authors will be on stage together and you Gaimancan be there!  Neil Gaiman (The Graveyard Book, American Gods, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane) and Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Travelers Wife) will be having a “conversation” at Bard College.  It’s your chance to get in on this unique experience with two amazing authors! Don’t miss out.  Check out the Bard Website for tickets and more information.  Feel free to stop in to the library and pick up some of their books as well.

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iPad Mini up for Grabs for Teens!

This fall, in celebration of national Banned Books Week, we are holding a challenge for iPad Miniteens! The Your Right To Read, Reading Challenge is for all teens from 6th-12th grade. They are being asked to read two books, write a two page paper on the essay topic provided and hand in all their work by November 22nd.  Best essay wins! All the forms are now available in the library and online.  Visit Teen Programs for more information and the challenge packets.

Good luck to all teens who enter!

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Please Welcome Miss Christy and our Children’s Fall Programs

5-7-2Please join me in welcoming the newest addition to the Pawling Library’s all-star team, Miss Christy. Miss Christy will be filling in for Miss Karen while she recovers from her eye surgery, and she’s put together a lot of great programs for the kids of Pawling including a Preschool Story Hour and some cool Book Clubs for School Age Kids.

Miss Christy has worked in the library on the Military Base at West Point, and currently works with the boys in the library at the Trinity-Pawling School. I think her love for children’s literature will make her a great addition to our library.
Lottery Registration for our Fall Programs will begin Monday, September 15th. You can pick up a registration form at the Circulation Desk or you can print one out here: Childrens Fall 2014 Program Registration Form

When you return your registration form, you’ll pull a number, which will determine your ranking for Registration. All Pawling residents will be enrolled in our programs first, and then we will fill any leftover spaces in our programs with non-residents.

 

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Pawling Wildcats Battle at Regional Competition!

Saturday, September 6th 2014 at 9:00am in the morning, 8 teens from Pawling made their way into the Main Building of the Columbia Green Community College for the 10th Annual Battle of the Books regional competition.  They sported safety orange shirts each personally designed and decorated.  It was hot and the team was ready to go!

BOB Battle pic

Through nail biting tension, the team battled the other teams from Kent, Pleasant Valley/Lagrange, and Kingston! All rounds were very close and challenging.  After three rounds we were defeated and went on to enjoy the rest of the very hot Saturday, wishing luck to the rest of the teams that had survived to that point.  After an amazing summer of books, games, battles, and buzzers, we finished our 2014 season.

Congratulations to Brigid Barrick, Aidan Graham, Alyssa Harris, Avalon Lenenthal, Madeline Ragusa, Susannah Smith, Stephanie Sypher, and Jessica Tocci!  Amazing job and a wonderful summer!!  Can’t wait for next year!!

BOB Team

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