Events

Monday Matinee at Pawling Recreation

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

Monday, December 4 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: A Haunting in Venice Stars: Kenneth Branagh Drama Rated: PG-13 Runtime: 1h 43m In post-World War II Venice, Poirot, now retired and living in his own exile, reluctantly attends a séance. But when one of the guests is murdered, it is up to the former detective to once again uncover the killer. –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

Free

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Sculpting Workshop

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling, NY

Two sessions: Monday, December 4: Sculpting Monday, December 18: Painting 5:30 pm-7:00 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.   For some, Halloween isn’t just a once a year event. It is a holiday that takes place all year long. Before Christmas, we’ll be making out of clay some spooky pumpkins, witches, goblins, whatever spook you like, even the King of Halloween Town himself, Jack Skellington. Please join us for two magical nights! Age: 8 & up.

Free

Winter Wonderland Sensory

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling, NY

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 10:00 - 10:45 AM Age range: 6 months - 24 months (or kids under two years who can sit up with assistance or independently) and a caregiver Whether or not snow falls in December, we're making our own winter wonderland! During this one time program, we'll read a story and try some fun sensory activities, including taste-safe play snow, cold and warm bins, and more. Registration required. RSVP below or contact children@pawlinglibrary.org for assistance.    

Free

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

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...

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

Great Stories Club: Virtual Author Visit

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling, NY

A special event for members of the Great Stories Book Club, a virtual meeting with Luis J. Rodriguez, author of Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Participants in the Club are invited to join us at the Library for this special opportunity provided by The American Library Association. The Pawling Library's Great Stories Club will be reading Always Running as part of the series Deeper Than Skins series which will be held beginning in January 2024. This program is for age 13 & up. Participants should come with questions for the author. 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). Un evento especial para los miembros del Great Stories Book Club, una reunión virtual con Luis J. Rodríguez, autor de Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A....

Free

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

VolunTeens

Pawling Library Annex 15 Broad Street, Pawling, NY

        This is a year-round volunteer opportunity for ages 11 & up. The group will meet twice a month to plan or work on service projects to benefit the Library and the Pawling community. Meeting dates: The first and third Wednesday of each month at 5 pm to 6:30 pm. There may be additional dates depending on the project. For questions or to apply, please contact Maureen Meltzer-McGrath, YA Program Coordinator at teen@pawlinglibrary.org.