The Blue Olive visits the Pawling Library

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John Canevari conducted an Olive Oil and Vinegar tasting seminar on Tuesday, June 30th to an enthusiastic audience. Many lucky people were able to taste and learn how to prepare a delicious Cilantro-Lime Marinade, Mango Salsa, Mediterranean Pasta Salad and Blue Olive Pesto. We thank you, our neighbors at the Blue Olive, for an immensely enjoyable presentation, and we look forward to your return.

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Pawling Library’s Heroic Summer Programs are On the Way!

Guide logoChildren’s Summer Programs open Monday, July 6th and we are busy getting ready for our heroic summer!  Registration confirmation sheets are ready and waiting for you to pick up or call in for the list of programs your children will attend here this summer.  Please remember that you must confirm your registration before our July 6th opening week.

For families who have not yet registered, there are still slots available in many of our programs, especially in our morning “library camp” programs.  Please feel free to stop by or give us a call and we’ll check on availability of your favorites.  Registration is now on a first come-first serve basis so give us a call as soon as possible.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Reading logs are now open, so remember to take a look at our new on-line book logs Wandoo Gameand consider using them to keep your children reading this summer.  The cool Superhero theme is exciting and motivating for children and many of the families who have switched from paper logs to our e-logs have been very pleased with them so far. If you have any questions about which log to use or any assistance in signing up, please feel free to call.  I’m happy to answer your questions and help your children get started logging their titles!

We look forward to seeing everyone starting July 6th!

 

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Pawling Library Book Sale Final Weekend = Great Deals!

8055192650_b5c312fbc4_oThis is the final weekend of our Book Sale!

Saturday, June 27 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday, June 28 9 am to 3 pm

Bag Sale Sunday- $5 bag, $10 boxes of books!

Help us pack up everything that’s left for shipment to Better World Books on Sunday at 1 pm!

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Not Any Ordinary Summer for Teens

Teens should live it up over the summer! Hunger Games

Escape the ordinary with 3D printing, minecraft, Hunger Games, Battle of the Books, photography, poetry, cooking, a teen book swap, and so much more! For an added twist, teens can join the escape club that is packed with gaming, crafting, exploring, and creating.  This special club will have the theme: brain teasers and mystery.  Check out the teen page for more activities, information and a registration form.

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Calling All Superheroes!

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You can develop your own super powers this summer by using our new, interactive reading log. The more you read the more powers you gain!

Keep reading to find out more!

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Pawling Library Book Sale Saturday & Sunday June 20 & 21 at Mizzentop

booksalecat2014There’s just something about books, isn’t there? You’re not entirely sure why… but you’ve got to have them. The Pawling Library Book Sale has over 25,000 great books looking for good homes. So whether you’re a fiction fanatic, need something for your voracious young reader to devour, or you just love the thrill of the hunt, the Pawling Library Book Sale is the place for you.

All proceeds from the sale support collection development, programming, and other projects at The Pawling Library.

The Pawling Library Book Sale will be held Saturday & Sunday June 20 & 21, and the following weekend on June 27 & 28 at the Mizzentop Day School.

If you’d like to help out at the sale, we could always use a hand. Contact us at the library to find out how you can help: 855 – 3444.

More info here.

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Explore the Hero Within this Summer!


Summer Program Registration opens on Monday, June 8th!

We’re planning a heroic summer at the Pawling Library.  We’ve got programs for children, teensfamilies and adults to enjoy while you explore and discover your inner hero!

Lottery registration for children’s programs can be dropped off at the library from Monday, June 8th at 12:00 pm through Sunday, June 21st at 4:00 pm.  Parents must confirm registration beginning Friday, June 26th at 12:00 pm.
Questions about Children’s Programs should be sent to our Children’s Program Coordinator, Ms. Karen.

Teen registration packets can be picked up at the circulation desk during our normal hours of operation.  If you have questions about Teen Programs, contact our YA coordinator, Nicole Curcio.

Adults can register for adult and family programs by calling the library at 855-3444 during our normal hours of operation.  Questions about Adult & Family Programs should be sent to our Adult Program Coordinator, Donald Partelow.

So come on down and have an adventure, learn something new and discover your inner hero!

 

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The Amazing Race!

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Congratulations to all 12 families who participated in today’s first ever Amazing Race!  It was a blast for everyone involved.  The Teen Library Council would like to thank you for attending their event and look forward to creating more.  A special congratulations to our first place winners Carolyn and Joslyn Walsh who ran around town, hitting all 10 stops at top speed.  What an amazing wrap up to our spring programs.  We look forward to seeing everyone for the summer!

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The Writers’ Circle on the Road

SteveSteve Haggerty and Jeff Edrich, two talented writers from our Writers Circle, were the main speakers at Front Street Gallery’s Poetry in Motion Open Mic Night on Wednesday, May 20th. Both gentlemen read a selection of poems from their books to a full house.Jeff

Steve is the author of Cows in the Fog and Jeff has written Dream of Broken Feathers and When the Sun Touched the River. Their beautiful words touched many hearts.

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The Pawling Library would like to wish The Pawling Senior Friendship Center a Happy 2nd Year!

20150514_123507_001 (1)Today, Evelina visited the Friendship Center where they celebrated their 2nd year of being reopened with pizza, salad, spinach dip, and strawberry shortcake.

Everyone played Celebration Bingo and won some cute prizes.

Evelina and the Pawling Library support the Friendship Center with donated books and puzzles from the library.

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