Category: Adult Programs

Admissions and Financial Aid: What it Takes to get into College Today / Online Program

Presented by Stephanie Mauro of College Planning 101 Thursday, January 7 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Admissions and Financial Aid or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/admissions-and-financial-aid-what-it-takes-to-get-into-college-today-4/2021-01-07/ In this seminar you will learn: A time-line for success—where you should start in the college planning process. How important are SAT & ACT tests and how do colleges value them. What the more selective colleges really want to see in your student’s application. The financial aid systems and how they work. How to maximize your student’s potential to receive scholarships, grants, and forms of merit-aid. How it’s possible to attend a Private College for a Public College Price. Plus much, much more…

Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists / Online Program

Friday, January 15 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/2021-01-15/ 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!

Shamanic Workshop with Nadiya Nottingham / online

Tuesday, January 5, 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Shamanic Workshop or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/shamanic-workshop-with-nadiya-nottingham-online/2021-01-05/ Every ancient culture has creation myths which involve animals and half human/half animal creatures which may be helpful beings or fearsome guardians of some treasure, such as the Dragon. The elements of life on Earth are intertwined with ourselves and the beasts of the land, sea, river and air. In other words, we are one with nature. In this workshop we will work with Animal Spirits of both the natural realm and the mythical realm as they relate to where we are working energetically, in the deep reservoir of the Chakras or energy centers of the human body. Nadiya will guide you through a Shamanic Journey to converse with your Spirit Animal and she will help you relate your own experience to what you may need to heal in your life, set foot on a new path or transform what may need to be “composted” from the mud to the garden of your...

FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Friday, December 18 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-10/2020-12-18/ 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 indicated 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.”

Art-Room: A Gathering of Artists / online program

Friday, December 18 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-program-3/2020-12-18/ 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!

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia / Online Program

with Community Engagement Manager Joan Carl Tuesday, December 15 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia  or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/understanding-alzheimers-and-dementia/2020-12-15/ Alzheimer’s is not normal aging; it’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us to learn about: The impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research, treatments available to address some symptoms and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

The Roosevelts at Christmas / Online Program

with Jeffrey Urbin Wednesday, December 9 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for The Roosevelts at Christmas or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-67/2020-12-09/ The Roosevelt’s loved Christmas. For them it truly was the most wonderful time of the year. But how did they celebrate this joyous time in the dark days of the Great Depression and World War II? This session describes some of the customs and traditions followed by the Roosevelts in Washington and Hyde Park. About our presenter: Jeffrey Urbin is the Education Specialist and Director of the Pare Lorentz Film Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York where he is responsible for developing all of the Library’s education offerings ranging from second grade to college and adult learning programs. In addition, he provides training, programs and presentations for teachers and assists museum educators across the country in developing educational programs for their own museums. He has been a pioneer in developing distance learning programs for the Presidential Library System...

Four Seasons of Gardening / Online Program

Presented by Philomena Kiernan of Cornell Cooperative Extension Tuesday, December 8 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Four Seasons of Gardening or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/four-seasons-of-gardening/2020-12-08/ Constant bloom is the Holy Grail of perennial gardeners, but there are other options to extend visual interest of your gardens throughout the year. Join a 4-season photo tour to see how to use plants with different bloom cycles, foliage, containers and other structural elements to lend seasonal excitement to home gardens. 

Ayurveda and Heart Health: The Power of Mind and Spirit / Online Program

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik, ND, BAMS, MPH, MPA, E-RYT 500 Tuesday, December 1 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Ayurveda and Heart Health: The Power of Mind and Spirit or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-7/2020-12-01/ Both western and Ayurvedic medicine agree that there are things you can do to keep your heart healthy. Ayurveda, however, views the role of the heart somewhat differently than its western counterpart. In Ayurveda, the heart is the energetic center of the body, effecting – and effected by – the cells and tissues of every other organ. They are inseparable. The Ayurvedic philosophy of body, mind, spirit, is no more critical to any organ than to the heart, as it influences the whole. A healthy mind and spirit translates into a healthy heart. Come and discover: Heart issues for the different doshas (body constitutions) How stress and inflammation affect your heart and other organs The connection between digestion and heart health  Foods, herbs, and supplements that benefit the heart  What happens when you are...

Meditation with Maria / Online Program

Thursday, December 3 6:30-7:30 pm Click the link below to register for Meditation with Maria or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-online-program-6/2020-12-03/ This guided meditation, brought to us by the calming voice and words of Maria Polhemus, is intended to promote relaxation. Please join us for this soothing program to help you to release unwanted tension.