The Great Pawling Library Annual Book Sale!

booksalecat2014croppedJune 14th & 15th and June 21st & 22nd
at the Mizzentop Day School

Free Admission!
Tons of Books!

More than 35 categories including Mysteries, Classics, Gardening, Crafts, History, Biography, Children’s Books, Homeschooling, DVD’s, CD’s, Books-on-Tape, Records, & much more.

More Info!

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New Homebound Services Program

The Pawling Library now offers free delivery of materials to persons who are physically unable to visit the library, including the elderly, the disabled, and those who are temporarily incapacitated by illness or accident. We can deliver books to retirement communities, senior centers, and private residences. You can request books of your choice, or have our Circulation Manager, Evelina, select titles according to your interests.

Check the Homebound Services Page for more information or if you have any questions regarding the program, contact Evelina Simoes at 845-855-3444 or email her at

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Pawling Library Needs Summer Interns

Do you enjoy working with children?

Do you need community service hours?

  Would you like to help out at the library?

The children’s programs at the Pawling Library are in need of volunteers 12 years & older to help in our Book Buddy program and 13 years and older to help during our Summer Children’s Literacy Programs.


You can download the  2014 Volunteer Intern Application here, complete it at home and return it to the circulation desk at the library.  Applications are also available at the library.  If you have questions, please contact Ms. Karen at 855-3444 or email her at 

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Intermediate Hatha Yoga with Maria Polhemus

yoga mat

Tuesday, April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
1:00 – 2:00 pm

Hatha Yoga is one of the most popular relaxing forms of exercise.
Come spend an hour with us and enjoy a new found path to tranquility.
Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or blanket.
Each session ends with a guided meditation.
This program is for adults with prior yoga experience.

 For each session there is a program fee of $4.00.

 Our Intermediate Hatha Yoga workshop is an ongoing program that meets every Tuesday with the exception of holidays. Please check our events calendar for up-to-date listings.

Registration is required for all programs.
To register please call the Pawling Free Library at


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The Foundation to a Successful Job Search with Meghan Heady-Amara

 Tuesday, April 15 * 6:00-8:00 pm


At this in-depth workshop, you’ll learn how to write a winning resume and cover letter, as well as how to improve your interviewing skills and effectively use networking as a highly effective tool to land the job of your dreams.

Help is here at the library and we
very much like helping you!

Registration is required for all programs.
To register please call the Pawling Free Library at


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Crafting Club

 Wednesday, April 23 * 6:00-8:00 pm


This workshop is open to all those who are interested in sewing,
knitting, crocheting, quilting, felting and other fiber arts.

We have two sewing machines for your use.

Bring your materials and ideas.

Create along side your fellow crafters. Help one another.

Learn new techniques. Make new friends.

Have fun!

Registration is required for all programs.
To register please call the Pawling Free Library at


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Look What’s New in our Children’s Room

new kindlesEverybody loves our AWE computers which provide safe, fun and educational software for children ages 3 – 14 years to use, right?  Well, tell your kids to get their tiny fingers ready, because we just added two kid-friendly Kindle Fire tablets right between our AWEs!

Your child can use software from Free Time Unlimited that that allows them to choose from  a great assortment of games, books and videos just right for children ages 3 – 8 years.

Stop by and check them out!  The kids are going to love them!
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Spring 2014 Newsletter & Program Guide

Spring 2014 NewsletterThe Pawling Library is excited to announce our 

Spring 2014 Newsletter & Program Guide

Our spring programs have opened and we have workshops and weekly classes for adults and children to fill up those warm spring days ahead! so if you haven’t checked out our Spring Program Guide, take a look and if your find something new and exciting to enjoy give us a call.  We’ll be happy to help you get registered today!

We’re really looking forward to Spring!


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Spring Registration Made Easy

spring registrationWe know how stressful call in registration for our children’s programs is for everyone, so we are excited to let you know that we will be trying something new for registration this spring Our new director, Casey Conlin outlined a lottery registration process that was used at his previous library in Goshen, NY.  We decided to tweak it just a bit, and give it a try here.  It has several advantages:

1.  No more registration times to remember…or forget!

2.  A more flexible range of dates to register.
No wating on the phone or in person.
4.  Time to thoughtfully complete your registration so your family can take advantage of all we have to offer.  No more rushing!

Doesn’t it sound too good to be true! 
Keep on reading to find out how it works!
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Borrowing Books with your eReader, Tablet, or Smartphone

Did you miss our eReader Workshop?
That doesn’t mean you can’t borrow eBooks form the library.
Check out our eBooks guides and resources for more info.
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