Category: Adult Programs

Start Climbing Your Family Tree: An Introduction To Genealogy / Online Program

with Genealogist Sarah Gutmann Wednesday, July 28 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Start Climbing Your Family Tree or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.   https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/start-climbing-your-pawling-family-tree-an-introduction-to-genealogy/2021-07-28/ The Pawling Library is celebrating its One-Hundredth Anniversary. What better way to celebrate from years past to present day than by creating a chart of your family’s history that spans over generations. It is a priceless gift to give to yourself and to your loved ones. During this program you’ll learn tips and tricks on how to get started building your family tree. You, our patrons, our library family, will always have a special place on our Family Tree. Please join us.

Kids Take the Lead in Summer Reading Challenge

BIG NEWS! The Kids (ages 0-10) now lead in our Tails and Tales Summer Reading Challenge!  What age group can read the most this summer? Here are the standings: First Place: Kids (6,205 minutes) Second Place: Adults (2,960 minutes) Third Place: Teens (300 minutes) Together, our community has read 9,465 minutes this summer! We’re almost halfway to our goal of 20,000 minutes! Keep up the great work! Want to get involved and help your team? Want to win free books and other prizes? Join the contest by logging the time you spend reading and learning this summer. You can log online here, print a paper reading log, or pick one up from the library front desk.

Talking about Health: Healing the Body and Mind / Online Program

with Dr. Nancy Iankowitz, Carol-Lee Kantor and Gabrielle Semel Friday, July 30 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Talking about Health or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. http://brary.org/event/talking-about-health-healing-the-body-and-mind-online-program/2021-07-30/   At this supportive Q & A panel discussion, our guest hosts will be offering their professional advice to aid those who are looking for answers to assist them in improving their physical and emotional well-being.   Guest panelists:   Dr. Nancy Iankowitz, DNP, RN, APRN, FNP-BC, Director of Holistic and Integrative Healing LLC, is a certified family nurse practitioner by trade, mother by choice, and writer by nature. Her books facilitate healing through storytelling, so adults and children of all ages may learn how to cope with anxiety and improve communication in their relationships. Her articles separate fact from fiction to allay fears and educate the public about wellness practices to protect themselves and loved ones from the flu, sinusitis, back pain, COVID-19, and more. As a Reiki practitioner she teaches self-healing, as we all have that power. As a...

Reminiscing Pawling / Online Program

Wednesday, August 4 6:30-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Reminiscing Pawling or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reminiscing-pawling-online-program/2021-08-04/ This special edition of our monthly memoir program is dedicated to the Pawling Library’s 100 anniversary. Participants will be sharing stories of Pawling, and hopefully a tale or two about our library. We are very grateful to Dr. Robin Lester who created our monthly From Memory to Family Memoir program which he has been leading for years, enriching the lives of all those who attend.

Job Search 101 / Online Program

Tuesday, July 20 10:00 am-12:00 pm Click on a link below to register for Job Search 101 or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. At this free monthly workshop, you’ll receive individual attention to aid you in your job search. You will learn how to create or update a winning resume and cover letter, practice your interviewing skills, complete job applications, and more. If you’re not getting results in your job search, or don’t know how to begin, then this is the place to start. NOTE: Each 1/2-hour time slot is available for one participant. If a space becomes filled, you’ll be placed on a waiting list, and alerted to other openings.   Available Time Slots:    10:00 am-10:30 am https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/job-search-101-online-program-7/2021-07-20/   10:30 am-11:00 am https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/job-search-101-online-program-8/2021-07-20/   11:00 am-11:30 am https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/job-search-101-online-program-9/2021-07-20/   11:30 am-12:00 pm https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/job-search-101-online-program-10/2021-07-20/     This program is being brought to us by Dutchess One Stop.

Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists / Online Program

Friday, July 16 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-3/2021-07-16/ 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!

Stories about the Animals at a Farm Sanctuary / Online Program

Thursday, July 22 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Stories about the Animals at a Farm Sanctuary or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/stories-about-the-animals-at-a-farm-sanctuary/2021-07-22/ Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary provides a lifelong home to farm animals rescued from slaughter and abuse. The sanctuary currently has 110 animals, including goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, turkeys, donkeys, and horses. The farm’s cofounders, Ellen and Bill Crain, will tell the stories of some of the animals. The program will be of interest to children as well as adults. About our presenters: Ellen Crain is a retired pediatrician. She is a professor emerita at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Bill Crain is a professor of psychology at The City College of New York. He is the author of The Emotional Lives of Animals and Children: Insights from a Farm Sanctuary. For more information about Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary please visit http://www.safehavenfarmsanctuary.org

Lyme Disease Update 2021 / Online Program

Presented by Dr. Kenneth B. Liegner   Tuesday, July 20 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Lyme Disease Update 2021 or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/lyme-disease-update-2021-online-program/2021-07-20/ Discover what’s new in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme tick-borne diseases.   Dr. Liegner is the author of In the Crucible of Chronic Lyme Disease.

Multi-Organ Inflammatory Disease: An Ayurvedic Approach to a Modern Dilemma / Online Program

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik, ND, BAMS, MPH, MPA, E-RYT 500 Tuesday, July 13 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Multi-Organ Inflammatory Disease: An Ayurvedic Approach to a Modern Dilemma or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/multi-organ-inflammatory-disease-an-ayurvedic-approach-to-a-modern-dilemma-online-program/2021-07-13/ Shortly after Covid-19 arrived on the world scene, a mysterious array of symptoms began appearing in children. At first these symptoms were similar to those of other childhood ailments, but soon the severity increased to reveal life-threatening inflammation (lungs, kidney, heart, brain, skin, GI tract) requiring hospitalization. These symptoms also appeared in adults following exposure to Covid, and a link was hypothesized. As yet, the cause of Multi-Inflammatory Syndrome in Children and Adults (MIS-C/MIS-A) is not known.   Come and discover: The most recent findings about MIS-C/MIS-A and the conventional approach  Why this syndrome may be more prevalent in certain populations How Ayurveda’s holistic approach uncovers root causes The Ayurvedic philosophy regarding symptoms and treatment The connection between diet, toxins, GI tract, blood flow, and inflammation   About our presenter: Dr....

Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists / Online Program

Friday, June 18 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/art-room-a-gathering-of-artists-online/2021-06-18/ 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!