Events

Event Series Baby Bounce and Groove

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, 01/09 - 03/09 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. You can register in advance or the day of! 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

Afternoon Hatha Yoga / Online Program

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling

Tuesday afternoons 1-2 pm Instructor: Maria Polhemus Registration is required. Click on the link below to register  or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/afternoon-hatha-yoga-online-program-10/   Hatha Yoga is one of the most popular relaxing forms of exercise. Spend an hour with us and enjoy a new found path to tranquility. Each session ends with a guided meditation.   Program fee: $5.00, per class. You can make a non-refundable payment using our library’s PayPal account, by check or money order. Please make checks / money orders payable to Pawling Library, and mail to Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling, NY 12564. Make sure enclosed with your payment is your name, and indicate that payment is for Hatha Yoga classes. Thank you.

Event Series Read and Play

Read and Play (Ages 3 – 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, 01/09 - 03/09 Age range: Ages 3 - 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. Register in advance or day of! 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
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, February 27 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 Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez.   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
Event Series Hora del Cuento Bilingüe

Hora del Cuento Bilingüe/Bilingual Story Hour

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling

Hora del Cuento Bilingüe - Bilingual Story Hour el quatro martes de cada mes (01/23, 2/27, & 03/26) 6:00 - 7:00 PM Con Julieta y Neena Para Nacimiento - 6 años y cuidadora Una hora de cuentos, música y juegos para familias en inglés y español. ¡Evento gratis! Se les pide a los padres y cuidadores que se unan a la diversión. Se prefiere el registro, pero los walk-ins son bienvenidos a unirse a nosotras. ----- Fourth Tue of each month: (01/23, 2/27, & 03/26) 6:00 - 7:00 PM With Neena and Julieta For ages birth - 6 years and a caregiver An hour of stories, music, and games for families in both English and Spanish. Free! Parents and caregivers are asked to join in the fun by singing and playing with us. Registration preferred, but drop-ins welcome to 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...