Category: Adult Programs

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.

disAbility & Employment Workshop

This program is being provided by Taconic Resources for Independence Friday, February 8 3:00-4:30 pm If you are under the age of 65 and have questions about how to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI); or have questions about how much can you earn without losing your benefits including Medicaid and/or Medicare, then sign-up for one of the following workshops presented by TRI’s Mobile Benefits Counselor! *If you require a sign-language interpreter you must call or email 2 weeks in advance to Attn: Mandi (845) 452.3913 x119, m.sheraden@taconicresources.org Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Yin Yoga & Meditation

Wednesday, January 16 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. 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, January 17 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.

Adult English Classes

Dutchess Community College presents CLASES DE INGLÉS with Karina Cerna Solo $25 por 90 horas de instrucción Only $25 for 90 hours of instruction Donde/Where: Pawling Library Martes/Tuesdays & Jueves/Thursdays 9:00 am-12:30 pm Classes start on Tuesday, January 15 Come in and register! CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION (845) 790-3590 OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES at DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE LLAME PARA MAS INFORMACIÓN 845-790-3590 www.sunydutchess.edu

From Memory to Family Memoir

Wednesday, January 2 5:30-7:00 pm Each of us has a wealth of memories. Please join us and learn how to write your family and personal history. Our presenter Robin Lester will help you get started. You can do it. Surprise your children and grandchildren who’ve wanted you to do this. The biggest surprise for you will be in recalling your wonderful life! Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

Russia: Adversary or Partner to the US

Tuesday, December 18 7:00-8:00 pm Russia and the United States are members of the Security Council “Permanent 5″ at the United Nations. Their history has been both collaborative and conflictual. In the age of Putin, Crimea, the Syrian Civil War, the Iran Nuclear Agreement, Cyber security and Sanctions, what opportunities and challenges await us? Dr. Kambalov, having served at the UN in various posts over 20 years, brings his expertise to explore this subject and will welcome q and a. About our presenter: Dr. Sergei Kambalov was the Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies and Development before retirement in 2010 after 21 years of service at the UN. Prior to joining the UN in 1989, he was a First Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, and before that he worked in academic research on international economic relations. He has several academic publications, including a book on economic sanctions as a tool of foreign policy. Born in Riga, he grew up in Novosibirsk. He has...

FREE English (ESOL) Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Thursday, December 13 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.