The library is closed today due to poor weather conditions.


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Teen Winter Programs: 5th-12th Grade

BrittleDon’t sit on the couch and be blue this winter! Come out to the Pawling Library and have some fun! Winter programs are now open for teens in 5th-12th grade! Throughout the winter there will be clubs, activities, and classes, including candy making, cooking, minecraft, and a new Junior Book Club! Check out all the possiblities for this winter at the Teen Program Page!   Sign up at the library (855-3444) or just email Nicole (

minecraftSewing Chocolate

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Support Your Library While You Shop

librarysmileAre you skipping the long lines at the cash register and avoiding the hordes at the mall this holiday season?

Support our local stores in Pawling first, but if you find yourself shopping in your PJ’s, you can support your library while you do it!

You shop, Amazon gives.

How’s it work?

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Pawling Free Library whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at

Click here to get started!

Thanks for your support, and have a great holiday!

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Brownie Troop 10017 Takes Action!

10017Girl Scout Brownie Troop 10017 is filled with girls on a mission.  They took a look around the community to see if there was something they could do to improve their world.  Was there anything they could do to help at the fire station?  How about the library?  Well, they have been busy in both places volunteering their time and talents to help make the Pawling Community a little brighter. Continue reading

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Sweet Spiral Bracelet


 Friday, December 12th * 6:30-8:00 pm

Select your favorite beading kit and create a beautiful bracelet for yourself or the perfect gift to give to someone special for the holiday season!

Each participant will receive a packet that includes a bracelet pattern
with instructions and materials.

PLEASE NOTE: Your bracelet will not be completed during the workshop.

Material Fee: $20.00

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

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Register for International Game Day 2014 @ the Pawling Library!

Join us for Pawling Library’s 5th Annualgame day 2014a

International Games Day
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Come alone, bring a friend, bring the whole family!
It’s a day of fun for everyone!

  • Fun games to play for the whole family from         10 am – 4 pm! (ages 2 years & up)
  • Come when you want…stay as long as you’d like!
  • Over 100 board games to choose from!
  • Wii games available to try all day long!
  • Exciting spotlight events at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
  • Students 9 years and older can test drive our new Minecraft Lab!

If you need more information or have questions,
please email our game day coordinators Nicole or Ms. Karen

Children up to 9 years of age must be accompanied by an adult!brain game

Call the library at 855-3444 and

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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 (birth – 18 months)
Thursdays, 10:00 – 10:45 am

Read, Rhyme & Romp (18 – 30 months)
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. You can read more about these fun programs on our program link, but if you have any questions, please feel free to email Ms. Karen 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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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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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 (

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