Events

Baby Bounce and Groove (0-18 months)

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling

Baby Bounce and Groove Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Nine week event series, 09/18 - 11/18 NO CLASS 10/03 Age range: birth -18 months & a caregiver  Library Annex, with Neena Join us for stories and songs. We’ll focus on the keys for early literacy—singing, reading, talking, playing, and engaging with caregivers. This program ends with 10 - 15 minutes of play time. Registration is highly suggested. Join us for as many or as few classes as you are able, but please ONLY register for the dates you will attend. Due to the number of no-shows we have had at recent events, registration is now week by week. Drop ins will be accommodated whenever space is available, but advanced registration is preferred.

Free

Read and Play (Ages 3.5 – 5 years and a caregiver)

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling

Read and Play Tuesdays, 2:00 – 3:00 PM Nine week event series, 09/18 - 11/18 NO CLASS 10/03 Age range: Ages 3.5 - 5 years and a caregiver Our small group Kindergarten readiness program, focused on early literacy and math skills through a combination of hands-on activities and group story time. We'll also work on following directions and practicing classroom behaviors. Registration is highly suggested. Join us for as many or as few classes as you are able, but please ONLY register for the dates you will attend. Due to the number of no-shows we have had at recent events, registration is now week by week. Drop ins will be accommodated whenever space is available, but advanced registration is preferred.

Free

Canceled Let’s Build Together: LEGO

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling

Let's Build Together: LEGO Alternating Tuesdays (09/19, 10/03, 10/17, 10/31 & 11/14) 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ages: Grades K-4, caregivers welcome but not required to participate Join us for an afternoon of building fun! Children can use the Library’s Lego collection to create whatever their imaginations invents. Each meeting will feature a collaborative challenge for participants to create together followed by free play. For grades K - 4. Registration required. To register, visit this page and click here and sign up!

The Pawling Writers Group

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling

Tuesdays 6:15-7:45 pm   To register, please email Donald at adult @pawlinglibrary.org. Thank you.   This writing group, led by author and teacher Walter Woodhouse and author Steve Haggerty, is open to anyone ages 18 and up who has an interest in writing. We welcome books of fiction, short stories, nonfiction, and poetry. The program will run as the classic writing workshop, where participants have the opportunity to read their work and offer helpful comments to one another. Please join us for this weekly program.   About our presenters:   Walter Woodhouse: Before retiring in 2012, Mr. Woodhouse was Assistant Superintendent for Instruction for Nyack Public Schools, where he began as the English Department Chair. He also served as Assistant Headmaster at the Rockland Country Day School, where he began as a teacher. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Oregon in Eugene, as well as an M.A. in Education from Pace University. He and his wife, Martha, raised four children in Nyack, New York before moving to Pawling, and now...