Category: Adult Programs

FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Friday, March 5, 12 & 19 Time slots: 5:00-6:00 pm / 6:00-7:00 pm / 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/free-english-esol-online-tutoring-7/2021-03-05/ Once you are registered Karina will email you a Zoom link. You can use Zoom on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. One space is available for each class. Please indicate what day and time you’d like to make an appointment. Thank you! This publication was supported in part by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.

Social Security 101: Everything you wanted to know / Online Program

A FREE workshop from Social Security. Presented by   Vincent J. Scocozza Public Affairs Specialist Monday, March 8 1-2 pm Click the link below to register for Social Security 101 or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. At this workshop you’ll learn:  When are you eligible to receive retirement benefits? How does early retirement affect your benefits? Do you qualify for disability, survivors, and spouse benefits? How do you get the most from your benefit? What is the future of Social Security? When should you file for Medicare? Learn how to use my Social Security online account and other online services. You should go to http://www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccountto create a my Social Security account and print out your Social Security Statement before attending the workshop. About our presenter: Vincent J. Scocozza has 10 years of experience providing information and guidance about Social Security, Medicare, & Online Services.  He currently services NYC, Westchester County, & Lower Hudson Valley.  http://SocialSecurity.gov

An Evening with Author Ann Pearlman / Online Program

Wednesday, March 10 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for An Evening with Author Ann Pearlman or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/evening-book-conversations-online-program-2/2021-03-10/ Pulitzer Prize nominee, writer Ann Pearlman, will be joining us for a special book discussion of her best selling novel The Christmas Cookie Club. In addition to discussing the novel, participants will be able to have a conversation  with the author about her extensive and exciting career. About the author: Ann Pearlman is eclectic, a writer in several genres and an artist in several media. Getting Free: Women and Psychotherapy was written with two colleagues and used as both a consciousness-raising book in the women’s movement and a college textbook.  Keep the Home Fires Burning: How to Have an Affair With Your Spouse, garnered the attention of the Oprah Winfrey Show and other TV talk shows. Her memoir, Infidelity, was nominated for a National Book Award, a Pulitzer Prize, and made into a Lifetime movie by Lionsgate: Dzanc Books reprinted a new edition in August 2018. Inside the Crips, with a foreword...

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research / Online Program

Thursday, February 18, 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/healthy-living-for-your-brain-and-body-tips-from-the-latest-research-online-program/2021-02-18/ This workshop covers four areas of lifestyle habits that are associated with healthy aging: cognitive activity, exercise, diet & nutrition, and social engagement. We will discuss what we know, drawing on current research, as well as what we can do now to improve or maintain our overall health. This  program is being provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. For further information please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.

FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Friday, February 12 & Friday, February 19 Time slots: 5:00-6:00 pm / 6:00-7:00 pm / 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring  or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/free-english-esol-online-tutoring-6/2021-02-12/ Once you are registered Karina will email you a Zoom link. You can use Zoom on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. One space is available for each class. Please indicate what day and time you’d like to make an appointment. Thank you! This publication was supported in part by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.

Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists / Online

Friday, February 19 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Art-Room or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/art-room-a-gathering-of-artists-online/2021-02-19/ Enjoy lively discussions with your fellow artists about projects and techniques.  We look forward to seeing you soon. Allow your artistic passion to follow its creative bliss!

New Beginning: Living What Matters / Online Program

with Diane Ingram Tuesday, February 16 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for New Beginning or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/new-beginning-living-what-matters-2/2021-02-16/ 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 Master Certified Coach (MCC) 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.”  http://www.dianeingram.com

FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Friday, January 22 & Friday, January 29 Time slots: 5:00-6:00 pm / 6:00-7:00 pm / 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/free-english-esol-online-tutoring-5/2021-01-22/ Once you are registered Karina will email you a Zoom link. You can use Zoom on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. One space is available for each class. Please indicate what day and time you’d like to make an appointment. Thank you! “This publication (product) was supported by (or “in part by”) funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.”

Meet Author Danielle Martin /Online Event

Friday, January 29 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Meet Author Danielle Martin or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/meet-author-danielle-martin-online-event/2021-01-29/ Danielle Martin will be discussing her debut novel, Glimmer As You Can. Participants will have the opportunity throughout the program to interact with the author.   About the author: Danielle Martin started her professional career as an assistant with the William Morris agency before pursuing a degree in teaching. She previously worked as a special education teacher in New York, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana. Currently she works as a freelance writer near New Orleans. Born in Putnam County, NY and raised by two generations of native Brooklynites, her depictions of the boroughs of New York were informed by her childhood experiences, family accounts, and a love of city history. Here is a synopsis of the novel: 1962. In the middle of Brooklyn Heights sits the Starlite: boutique dress shop by day, underground women’s club by night. Started by the shop’s proprietor after her marriage to a prominent councilman crumbled, Madeline’s social club...

National Diabetes Prevention Program / Online Program

with Lonna Kelly Thursday, January 14 and 21 6:30-7:30 pm NOTE: The program starts on Thursday, January 14, and is ongoing throughout the year. Please check our online calendar for the continuing dates.  Click the link below to register for the National Diabetes Prevention Program or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/national-diabetes-prevention-program-online/2021-01-14/ The Pawling Library and Putnam Independent Living Services are partnering to offer you the National Diabetes Prevention Program.  Are you prediabetic?  Work with a trained lifestyle coach and a CDC approved curriculum to prevent or delay types 2 diabetes. Prevent Type 2 will give you a full year of support to help you to:  Eat healthy Add physical activity to your day Manage stress Stay motivated  Please join us.  YOU CAN MAKE A CHANGE FOR LIFE