Category: Adult Programs

Yin Yoga & Meditation with Maria Polhemus

Wednesday, November 20 7:00-8:00 pm Feel the peace by being present in the moment. Quiet and calm your mind and body. Experience your genuine self. Please join us for a relaxing session of Yin Yoga followed by Meditation. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or blanket. Program fee: $4.00. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

Soap Making with Essential Oils

with MaryAnn Augi & Dawn Kelly Tuesday, November 19 7:00-8:00 pm Making your own personal care products with essential oils is fun, so much easier than you think and they smell amazing! Join us for this workshop where we will be making soap with essential oils. Wondering how your personal care products rate? We encourage you to bring a personal care product from home that has a barcode and we will scan it to find out it’s toxic level. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

The Abominable Snow Monster: A Sculpting Workshop

Two Sessions: Friday, November 15 (Sculpting) & Friday, November 22 (Painting) Time: 6:30-8:30 pm He roars, he snarls, he growls…and smiles, too. This is what an arctic monster does, also known as a Bumble. At this free program we’ll be sculpting & painting our own version of this famous kindhearted giant. And don’t forget, Bumbles bounce! Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Age: 7 & up. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

A Spirit Circle: Connecting to the Other-Side

Wednesday, November 13 7:00-9:30 pm with Psychic Medium Star In a Spirit Circle you will sit in a friendly environment and receive information, guidance, messages, physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. You may connect with your spirit guide, angels or a loved one who needs to get a message across. These circles will heighten your level of spiritual awareness and your connection to the Universe. Program fee: $20.00. NOTE: This program will take place at Angel Aura Spiritual Boutique, located at 12 West Main St in Pawling. 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 Tuesday, November 12 & Thursday, November 14 1:00-4:00 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.”

Medicare Orientation

  NOTE: This program has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 26, from 6:30-8:00 pm. A free educational seminar with Maggie Kwet Aging Information Services Specialist Dutchess County Office for the Aging Tuesday, Nov 12 6:30-8:00 pm At this presentation you’ll learn: * When to apply for Medicare so that benefits are in place when you need them. * What to expect from your Medicare benefits. * What you are required to do and so much more. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

Avoiding all kinds of Scams

Presented by Brian Jones Outreach Coordinator Dutchess County Office For the Aging Monday, November 4 2:00-3:00 pm At this free program you’ll learn how to protect yourself from the many ways criminals take advantage of people through online scams, phone scams, door-to-door scams, Medicare fraud, and more. Don’t be a victim. Educating yourself is the best defense against scams. Please join us for this very important presentation. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

Free Breast and Prostate Cancer Education

Tuesday, October 29 7:00-8:00 pm Are YOU unsure of when to be screened for BREAST CANCER? Do YOU know the risk factors for PROSTATE CANCER? The Breast and Prostate Cancer Peer Education Program provides education to men and woman ages 50-74 about breast and prostate cancer. Learn more about: • The risks for breast and prostate cancer • When and where to be screened for breast cancer • How to obtain free breast cancer screening if uninsured • Why older men should talk with their doctor about prostate cancer The Breast and Prostate Cancer Peer Education Program is part of a state-wide effort using local, peer educators to speak with men and women in their communities about breast and prostate cancer. Supported with funds the New York State Department of Health, this education initiative aims to help women better understand the need for regular breast cancer screening, and access screening if appropriate, and educate men about prostate cancer and encourage them to speak to their health care provider. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library...

The Blue Olive: Autumn Recipes

Wednesday, October 23 7:00-8:30 pm The Pawling Library will host The Blue Olive for another special event exploring the many ways to use extra virgin olive oil and aged vinegar. Co-founder John Canevari will lead an interactive tasting seminar to guide the class through several unique palette-pleasing recipes. Guests will have the opportunity to taste each recipe and take notes on the preparation and cooking process used to create each dish. The Blue Olive is excited to share brand new products and fantastic recipes from their test kitchen with new cooks and experienced chefs alike. Program fee: $10.00 Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

Advanced Care Planning

with Laura Palermo Tuesday, October 22 7:00-8:00 pm Advanced Care Planning….. what does that mean in terms of my health decisions and what are the forms I need to know about? What is the difference between a Living Will and a MOLST form? Do I need a DNR and a Health Care Proxy? Laura Palermo from Hudson Valley Hospice will review and explain these forms and answer any questions you may have about them. Laura Palermo is also a notary should you want to complete the forms with her help and have them notarized that night! Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.