Category: Adult Programs

Making Every Moment Count

with Sophia Sciacca Tuesday, March 5 7:00-8:00 pm At this informative presentation we’ll dispel the myths associated with Hospice. You’ll learn what you need to know before a crisis and whether to consider advance care planning to assist you in speaking with and comforting your loved ones. This presentation is being brought to us by Hudson Valley Hospice. Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

Renewal

Tuesday, February 26 6:30-8:00 pm How do we awaken/invoke this renewal within ourselves? How do we access this dimension of Affirmation and undying Faith that lies dormant within us? What is it which frees us from our daily challenges? Come and join us for conversation, reflection, introspection and meditation. Let’s find out how to maintain what we find… About our presenter: Cicely Greaves is the owner and operator of REGARD. She daily practices meditation and is a Reiki Master. In her journey she has changed her awareness, thoughts, words, deeds and actions. She is a producer and TV host of the award-winning show Give and Take the Virtues in Life. She has Degree in Psychology and supports business, and individuals in their journey to transform the way in which they respond to the constant stimulus that we are exposed to in the world 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, 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.