Category: Library News & Events

Thanksgiving Hours

We will be closing at 3:00PM on Wednesday, 11/23.  The building will also be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, 11/24. Just because the building is closed, doesn’t meant that you can’t access thousands of great materials and resources!  Check out Overdrive, Hoopla, Kanopy and Creative Bug to start accessing digital content from the comfort of your home.

Holiday Book Sale

Friday, December 2 5:00-8:30 pm Saturday, December 3 10:00 am-4:00 pm Sunday, December 4 11:00 am-2:00 pm   The Pawling Library’s annual Holiday Book Sale will take place in the Community Room of the Annex and will offer a special selection of gently used books and media that have been donated to the library. The selection includes beautiful cookbooks, fine arts, history, crafts, mysteries, and children’s books. Great browsing!   Proceeds from the Holiday Book Sale will be used to support programming for both adults and children.

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club / Online Program

Tuesday, November 29 4-5 pm Click the link below to register for Tuesday Afternoon Book Club or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/tuesday-afternoon-book-club-online-program-22/2022-11-29/   The book club will be discussing The Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson. 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.

Preparándonos para la universidad / Preparing for College

Martes 29 de Noviembre 7 -8 de la noche Oprime el link para registrar Preparandonos para la universidad o contactar el cordinador de programs para adults, Donald en adult@pawlinglibrary.org https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/preparandonos-para-la-universidad/2022-11-29/     En este taller padres y estudiantes latinos recibirán información importantísima con recursos del distrito escolar de Pawling para hacer la transición a  la universidad.   La biblioteca de Pawling está orgullosa de asociarse con Camino Al Éxito’s Project for All.     Preparing for College Tuesday, November 29 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Preparing for College or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/preparandonos-para-la-universidad/2022-11-29/   In this workshop Latino parents and students will receive vital information along with resources from the Pawling Central School District to foster a smooth transition into college.   The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Camino Al Éxito’s Project for All.   Photograph by Armin Rimoldi  

Coloring Group: Adult Art Workshop

Wednesdays 1-2 pm Click the link below to register for Coloring Group or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/coloring-group-adult-art-workshop-8/2022-11-09/   NOTE: This in-person program will take place each Wednesday from 1-2 pm at Pawling Recreation.   Coloring is more than being creative, it’s a very relaxing activity that has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety. Each week we’ll be coloring a new mandala design, while also enjoying a good round of conversation. You don’t have to have a degree in art to participate…just some paper and color pencils. Please join us. Relax and connect with like-minded people, and add a burst of color to your day! All supplies will be provided.   The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Pawling Recreation.   Pawling Recreation 2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564 845-855-1131 Email: recreation@pawling.org http://pawlingrec.com

The Diabetes Prevention Support Group / Online Program

Thursday, December 1 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for The Diabetes Prevention Support Group or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/the-diabetes-prevention-support-group-online-program/2022-12-01/ This program is open to all who are concerned about preventing prediabetes. Each month, at these supportive meetings, we’ll be encouraging one another to maintain a nutritious, balanced diet, get plenty of exercise, and keep a positive attitude…especially when we stray from our intended goals. Some of the members of this group have completed a year-long National Diabetes Prevention Program through a partnership with Putnam Independent Living Services and the Pawling Library. Please join us.

Afternoon Hatha Yoga / Online Program

Tuesday afternoons 1-2 pm Click the link below to register for Afternoon Hatha Yoga or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/afternoon-hatha-yoga-online-program-12/2022-12-06/ Instructor: Maria Polhemus 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.  

Line Dancing at Pawling Recreation

Wednesday, December 7, 14, 21 & 28 2:15-3:15 pm Instructor: Tina Orgera Click the links below to register for Line Dancing or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/line-dancing-at-pawling-recreation-15/2022-12-07/ Do you enjoy line dancing or want to learn? It doesn’t matter whether you’re new to this or experienced. Spend an hour dancing while listening to a variety of tunes. Line dancing is not just entertainment, it’s also a good form of exercise. Please join us. Be good to yourself and have some fun. Joy is healthy, too!   The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Pawling Recreation for this program.   2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564 845-855-1131 Email: recreation@pawling.org http://pawlingrec.com

Body System Disorders: The Reproductive System- Following a Lifestyle for Reproductive Health / Online Program

Presented by Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Physician Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik Tuesday, December 13 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Body System Disorders: The Reproductive System- Following a Lifestyle for Reproductive Health or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-19/2022-12-13/   The reproductive system is a combination of bodily organs and tissues used in the process of producing offspring.   Diseases and disorders include: • Cervical Cancer – Cervical cancer results in a malignant tumor of the cervix. • Prostate Cancer – This type of cancer occurs in a man’s prostate, a small sized gland that produces seminal fluid. • Vaginal Yeast Infection – This is an infection caused by a yeast fungus in the vagina. • Endometriosis – Endometriosis is a condition where tissue that normally lines the uterus ends up outside the uterus. • Gonorrhea – Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that may cause infertility if left untreated. • Erectile Dysfunction – This occurs when a man can’t keep or get an erection during sexual intercourse.  ...

Evening Book Conversations / Online Program

Wednesday, December 14 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Evening Book Conversations or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/evening-book-conversations-online-program-7/2022-12-14/   The book club will be discussing Flying Solo by Linda Holmes.   Share your passion for reading. Enjoy friendly discussions about your favorite books. This evening is for you. Book selections are made by our members.