Category: Adult Programs

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.  

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.

Reading and Book Signing with Poet Theresa Senato Edwards

Thursday, December 15 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Reading and Book Signing with Poet Theresa Senato Edwards or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reading-and-book-signing-with-poet-theresa-senato-edwards/2022-12-15/   Theresa Senato Edwards will be reading excerpts and signing copies from her newly published book of poetry, Becoming Couldn’t Sing for Anyone.   About our presenter: Theresa Senato Edwards has published two full-length poetry books, one with painter Lori Schreiner, which won The Tacenda Literary Award for Best Book, and two chapbooks. Edwards has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize, once for the Best of the Net, and once for Best Small Fictions Anthology. Her work can be found in Diode, Dialogist, Gargoyle, SWWIM, Thrush, PANK, and Verse Daily, among other journals. Edwards has spent time as editor in chief and poetry editor at The American Poetry Journal and as a poetry mentor in the COUNTERCLOCK Arts Collective. She was formerly a Senior Poetry Editor at Harbor Review and is now the poetry editor for Pawling Living. Edwards holds an MFA from...

Inspiring Non-Fiction Works by Women (Book Club) Online Program

Wednesday, November 16 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Inspiring Non-Fiction Works by Women or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/inspiring-works-by-women-writers-book-club-online-program-11/2022-11-16/   The book club will be discussing My Life in France by Julia Child.   Are you interested in reading and discussing non-fiction books, mainly autobiographical, by women? Then this is your Book Club! This is an opportunity to read about real life accounts of extraordinary women and most of it first hand through memoirs and autobiographies. We’ll begin each discussion by offering up some tidbits and questions to get us started and then it’s an open forum. Our hope is that together we will get to know, not only important women in history, but women who are brave, creative, passionate, and original thinkers. It does not matter how expert you are with the works or the authors. If you love the idea of reading and discussing non-fiction books by women who have powerful and inspiring stories to share this might be the perfect place to begin. Maybe...

Body System Disorders: The Integumentary System – Investigating the Root Cause of Disorder / Online Program

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Physician   NOTE: this program has been rescheduled to Thursday, December 22, from 7-8 pm.   Click the links below to register for The Integumentary System or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-18/2022-11-08/   The integumentary system is an organ system that protects the body from damage, loss of water, or abrasion from outside. This body system includes human skin, hair, and nails.   Disorders include:   * Acne – Acne is a disorder of the hair and oil glands presenting itself as red bumps on the face, chest, and/or back. * Warts – Warts are bumps caused by a viral infection most commonly on the hands and feet. Vitiligo – With this condition, there is a loss of skin color that appears in blotches. * Eczema – This is a condition that presents as red, itchy, flaky skin. * Vitiligo – With this condition, there is a loss of skin color that appears in blotches. * Psoriasis – This inflammatory skin condition...