Events

Event Series Mahjong

Mahjong

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling

Tuesdays 3-5 pm   To register, please email Donald at adult @pawlinglibrary.org. Thank you.       Mahjong is popular throughout the world. Please join us and learn how to play this ancient Chinese tile game. Come join the fun!     Photograph by Mahmoud Yahyaoui

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club / Online Program

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling

Tuesday, December 19 4-5 pm   Registration is required. You can register on the Pawling Library’s online calendar or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. You can also register by calling our library at 845-855-3444. Thank you.   The Book club will be discussing Wishin and Hopin by Wally Lamb.   This afternoon book club is all about connecting with others just like you who have a passion for reading. Connect with friends and make new friends. We look forward to seeing you for an hour of friendly conversations. Book selections are agreed upon by our members. Please join us.

Free

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...

Ayurveda’s Approach to Common Disorders: Anxiety and Depression / Online Program

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Physician   This program was recorded on Tuesday, December 19, 2023. Please click on the link below to watch the video. https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/lKTlE7C_B29_bdCcndesFkyylVaEouL8mIFlmfn7Pmr1SnRszPAKYm5J9vNV3KIO.CP1ujafeO7tCvaeY   In Ayurveda, balancing the three body types – pitta, vata, kapha – results in an outlook on life in which one feels in harmony with the universe. Imbalance allows disharmony to take hold and feelings of depression, anxiety, fear, and despair can result. These feelings and emotions resulting from the imbalance can, in turn, affect the chemistry of the body and create a vicious cycle of physical, mental, and emotional pain. Ayurveda has natural methods to restore the balance of body, mind, and spirit, and stop the painful cycle.   Come and discover: Which body types are prone to depression, anxiety, anger The link between toxins, diet, lifestyle, and depression/anxiety  How supplements can work with – or against – your body type Foods that can effect – and change - your brain chemistry   About our presenter: Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik is the...

Free