Events

Monday Matinee at Pawling Recreation

Lakeside Park 2 Lakeside Drive, Pawling, NY, United States

Monday, November 27 1-3 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.   Movie: The Miracle Club Stars: Maggie Smith, Laura Linney & Kathy Bates Comedy, Drama Rated: PG-13 Runtime: 1h 30m There's just one dream for the women of Ballygar to taste freedom: to win a pilgrimage to the sacred French town of Lourdes. –from IMDb   NOTE: This afternoon movie presentation is for an adult audience.   The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Pawling Recreation.   2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564 845-855-1131 Email: recreation@pawling.org http://pawlingrec.com

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Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield, CT, United States

Afternoon Hatha Yoga / Online Program

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling, NY, United States

Tuesdays: 1-2 pm Instructor: Maria Polhemus   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.   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.

Mahjong

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling, NY, United States

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, NY, United States

Tuesday, November 28 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 Dust Child by Que Mai Phan Nguyen.   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.

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The Pawling Writers Group

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling, NY, United States

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: Diabetes / Online Program

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling, NY, United States

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Physician This program was recorded on Tuesday, November 28. Please click on the link below to watch the video. https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/HMUyEYeRKuU9BGtuC4Dirg4aX4UwPw2Xqgy4YtSzFJK5GSh9wqEOmyJduzciQpnM.TWbETY3QtZiewl_8   Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. and is a major cause of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, lower limb amputation, and blindness. The current medical understanding is that diabetes is a group of related diseases in which the body is unable to regulate the amount of sugar, specifically glucose, in the blood. The Ayurvedic approach is to discover the “root cause” of this multi-faceted condition specific to an individual’s unique constitution, assist the body in regulating its blood sugar levels, and ensure that the entire body remains in balance so that no complications arise.   Come and discover: • Risk factors associated with different types of diabetes • The Ayurvedic approach to understanding the different types of diabetes • Methods of regulating blood sugar – the fiber connection • Dietary and lifestyle changes for the different types of diabetes •...

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Great Hollow Nature Preserve 225 CT-37, New Fairfield, CT, United States

Computer Help for Seniors

Pawling Library 11 Broad St, Pawling, NY, United States

        Members of the Pawling Library’s VounTeens group will be available to help senior citizens with computer-related questions and problems at this weekly session. Please bring your device and/or library card and a volunteer will work one-on-one with you. Appointments are not necessary.The help sessions will take place in the Teen Space. Walk-ins are welcome. To reserve a time, please contact Maureen Meltzer-McGrath

Great Stories Club: Finding Your Voice/: Encontrando Tu Voz

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling, NY

    This meeting of the Great Stories Club will continue the discussion of I am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina. Although the graphic novel is fiction, the story reflects a reality for far too many young people. How might we retell the stories of victims of violence to emphasize their full humanity? Would you draw a picture, write a poem or story, make a song or something else? What will you include in your creation? We will have art supplies and writing materials available for participants during this meeting. The Pawling Library is honored to have been selected as one of 58 libraries nationwide to take part in the Great Stories Club, a reading and discussion program for underserved teens. These competitive grants are offered by the American Library Association (ALA) with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Library has received two Great Stories Grants and will be partnering with Camino al Éxito to bring teens age 13 & up a book discussion series in English & Spanish. Esta reunión...

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