Category: Adult Programs

Understanding the Language of the Brain in order to Heal the Body

Tuesday, March 27 / 7:00-8:00 pm Your brain is in charge of the body. It sends signals when healing is needed. Unless you understand the language used by your brain you might miss the signals. When this happens an imbalance takes place and illness occurs. Please join us for this informative presentation and learn how to interpret the brains extraordinary alert system; your key to health and wellness. Our brain knows the answers; our mind just needs a little guidance. About our presenter: Dr. Nancy Iankowitz is a board certified family nurse practitioner, director of Holistic and Integrative Healing LLC, and host of ‘Marcy’s World’ on WPWL 103.7 Pawling Public Radio – a community service offered to help parents communicate effectively with their children, and an ongoing effort to build community wellness by building a wellness community. She is the author of several books, contributes to the ‘Health and Wellness’ section of The Pawling Record, edits peer reviewed nursing journals and texts, offers “Healing Through Journaling” workshops, and enjoys teaching nursing students at both the...

Estate Planning: How to Protect Your Parents and Yourself

Tuesday, March 20 / 7:00-8:00 pm Without proper planning, your Estate or your parent’s Estate may be settled in ways you never intended. Take this opportunity to educate yourself on your options. Join us to get real answers on how to assure your Estate is properly protected. About our presenter: Michael Martin has been preparing and litigating Estate plans for over 20 years. He received his J. D. from Pace Law School and was admitted to the New York and Connecticut State Bars in 1995. He has served as the Village Court Justice in the Village of Fishkill since 2002. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Submit your artwork to Front Street Gallery

The Pawling Library & Front Street Gallery Present A New Chapter: Group Art Show Alexander Graham Bell said, “When one door closes another door opens.” Opportunities abound and what many fail to realize is that we make our own opportunities. We are not required to follow a preordained map. Our story can go in any direction. The unfolding is unending, as our soul searches for what brings us the greatest joy: the fulfillment of experiencing who we truly are. In the journey there is freedom to explore, and always a desire for more. One chapter ends and a new chapter begins.   Important Dates Mar. 26: Deadline–submissions must be emailed or received by 12:00 am. Mar 31: Notification of accepted work sent to artists. April. 13-15: Delivery of accepted work to gallery. April 28: Opening Reception at Front Street Gallery, 10:00 am-2:00 pm. See here for details: We look forward to seeing you at the show!

What it Takes to Get into College Today

with Stephanie Mauro Wednesday, February 28 7:00-8:00 pm In this seminar you will learn: *A time-line for success—where you should start in the college planning process. *How important are SAT & ACT tests and how do colleges value them. *What the more selective colleges really want to see in your student’s application. *The financial aid systems and how they work. *How to maximize your student’s potential to receive scholarships, grants, and forms of merit-aid. *How it’s possible to attend a Private College for a Public College Price. Plus much, much more… Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine: Health for Life

Tuesday, February 27 7:00-8:00 pm Traditional Chinese Medicine is built on a foundation of more than 2,500 years of Chinese medical practice that includes various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy. In this lecture, Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, will de-mystify the oldest medical system in the world and explain how you can restore health naturally and successfully. He’ll describe the different diagnosis methods such as tongue, pulse and palpation as well as the use of all the tools of Chinese medicine including acupuncture, massage, and herbal medicine. Using modern technology and research, it proves to be a powerful system for restoring health and keeping you healthy and disease-free. He will also share acupressure points that can help relieve day-to-day symptoms of some common ailments. Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Job Ready Sessions

With Ashley Wright of Dutchess One Stop Wednesday, February 14th  2:00-4:00 pm Meet one on one with a Dutchess One Stop Representative. Please bring a hard copy of your resume. An employer looks at your resume for just 6-10 seconds before deciding if you are a good fit for the job. This is a great service for you if you…. * Need to create a resume * Want feedback on your newly written or revised resume * Job search assistance * Interviewing skills * Community Partner referrals * Are starting a job search * Are not getting results from your resume Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

FREE English (ESOL) Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Friday, February  2nd 2:00-5:00 pm Tutoring is available for both adults and teens. Sessions are for one hour. To schedule an appointment with Karina register at the front desk or call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444. This program is supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services grant program.

How to Pay for College without going Broke

with Stephanie Mauro of College Planning 101 Tuesday, January 30th / 7:00-8:00 pm In this seminar, parents will learn what the differences are between the FAFSA and CSS Profile financial aid forms and how they affect the cost of college. What financial aid really means to a family and how need is determined. We will go over the parental and student assets that take away from qualifying for financial aid. How the financial aid system works and why it’s important to have your expected family contribution (EFC) calculated before your student visits colleges. When a parent leaves this seminar they will understand the federal and private loan programs and there are two case studies showing how college planning makes a difference. Don’t miss this informative seminar! Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Citizens Preparedness Training

Tuesday, January 23 / 7:00-9:00 pm Doors open at 6:30 pm Presented by the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response and Department of Behavioral & Community Health *Acquire the tools and resources to better prepare for any type of disaster. *Learn how to respond accordingly in a disaster and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. *Each family will receive a free Citizens Preparedness Response Kit. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information: (845) 486-2080 / Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Sign up to attend the Human Library Project

The Pawling Library and Pawling Central School District are hosting the second annual Human Library Project on Friday, January 12 from 12 PM to 3 PM at the Pawling Middle School. You can sign up to attend the event and “read” human books. Human books share their stories with small groups of up to four people. The event connects human books with educators and members of the public in order to enhance relationships and foster open communication among individuals. To sign up as a reader, follow the link below and take the survey. Some books may fill up faster than others, so please be advised that we will accommodate everyone as best as we can.