Category: Programs

1968: How Events 50 Years Ago Shaped The World

  Wednesday, March 27 7:00-8:00 pm Join award-winning sports journalist Evan Weiner, for this in-depth look at how the media – especially television – came into its own in the 1960s. From the first of the Kennedy-Nixon debates in 1960, to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and the scathing assessment of Vietnam by Walter Cronkite, Weiner explores how the media matured. You’ll learn how Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy laid the groundwork. The foundation for the media we have today can be traced to these events and these important figures. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

Young Adult Program Coordinator

The Pawling Library is looking for a New Young Adult Program Coordinator to take charge of our programs and services for teens and tweens. This is a full-time position with benefits. If you would like more information, you can go to http://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/jobs to read the job description and to submit an application. Only applications submitted through the website will be considered.

Estate Planning: How to Protect Your Parents and Yourself

Tuesday, March 19 7:00-8:00 pm When you attend this seminar we will discuss a number of important topics and give you the answers to the issues below and much more! • How to protect your assets from a nursing home? Medicaid? • The Five-Year Look Back: What is it and why is it so important? • Probate … Does my Will avoid it? Learn how to prevent it. • How to preserve your Assets. • Living Wills, Health Care Proxies and Powers of Attorney: … do I need these, what are they, how do they work? • Have the recent New York law changes made your Power of Attorney, Will or Trust obsolete? • Estate Tax: Is the State or Federal government your largest beneficiary? • How a Power of Attorney can prevent a lawsuit. • Social Security: What are my options? Without proper planning, your Estate or your parent’s Estate may be settled in ways you never intended. Take this opportunity to educate yourself on your options. Join us to get real answers on...

New Beginning: Living What Matters

Wednesday, March 13 7:00-8:00 pm Come join us in an engaging, enlivening conversation exploring what really matters to you and how you can design the life you want to live! We will explore your purpose, your passions, what brings light and energy to your life, and how your potential for living a satisfying and fulfilling life is available to you by making choices that support you living into it. About our presenter: Diane Ingram is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) coach trainer with a degree in Psychology and Human Development. She is a student of the Diamond Approach, which fosters personal development through methods of meditation, present-moment awareness, and self-observation. Diane currently hosts her own radio show and is the author of four books, the most recent being “The Gift”. www.dianeingram.com. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

FREE English (ESOL) Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna March 12, 14, 19 & 21 12:30-3:30 pm Tutoring is available for both adults and teens. Sessions are for one hour. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. This publication (product) was supported by (or “in part by”) funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.

Making Every Moment Count

with Sophia Sciacca Tuesday, March 5 7:00-8:00 pm At this informative presentation we’ll dispel the myths associated with Hospice. You’ll learn what you need to know before a crisis and whether to consider advance care planning to assist you in speaking with and comforting your loved ones. This presentation is being brought to us by Hudson Valley Hospice. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

Renewal

Tuesday, February 26 6:30-8:00 pm How do we awaken/invoke this renewal within ourselves? How do we access this dimension of Affirmation and undying Faith that lies dormant within us? What is it which frees us from our daily challenges? Come and join us for conversation, reflection, introspection and meditation. Let’s find out how to maintain what we find… About our presenter: Cicely Greaves is the owner and operator of REGARD. She daily practices meditation and is a Reiki Master. In her journey she has changed her awareness, thoughts, words, deeds and actions. She is a producer and TV host of the award-winning show Give and Take the Virtues in Life. She has Degree in Psychology and supports business, and individuals in their journey to transform the way in which they respond to the constant stimulus that we are exposed to in the world Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

FREE English (ESOL) Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Thursday, March 14 12:30-3:30 pm Tutoring is available for both adults and teens. Sessions are for one hour. To schedule an appointment with Karina register at the front desk or call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444. This publication (product) was supported by (or “in part by”) funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.

Conversations with Marian

Tuesday, February 19 6:00-8:00 pm Marian Grudko, author, composer, storyteller, book editor, publisher and amateur gardener comes to our library as a Human Book! Sign up for a twenty-minute conversation with her on any area of her expertise. Find out things like: How she published her popular book Lucinda Snowdrop How to bring your own book into the world What it’s like to set stories to music or even how to grow the best tomatoes! Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.  

Human Library Project – Sign up to read human books

Back by popular demand, the Pawling Human Library Project is a joint venture between the Pawling School District and the Pawling Library. It is an opportunity for members of the community to connect with educators and each other to share their stories. This year’s event will take place on Tuesday February 19th, 12-3 PM. Now, you can sign up to attend the event and “read” up to six human “books!” Human “books” will each lead 20 minute long discussions about their chosen topic. Follow the link below and fill out the form to register to attend the event. Click here to sign up Last year was a great success, and we are looking forward to having even more people participate this year. Please sign up soon and tell your friends to do the same. This is a great opportunity to help integrate the school system, the library, and the Pawling community.