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April 21 - April 27
  • 21
    21.April.Sunday
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  • 22
    22.April.Monday

    Minecraft Monday (Grade 4)

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    Apr/Mon/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Mondays, starting 4/22, 4:30-5:30 pm — Library Annex

    Minecraft is one of the most popular video games on the internet. Join the library’s servers and play with friends. Play competitive or collaborative games in either creative or survival mode. No experience necessary! This program will begin with teen programs and will be led by our new teen coordinator.

    Minecraft is rated for ages 7+. Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Minecraft Monday

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    Apr/Mon/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    4th and 5th Grade Minecraft Club

    Play competitive or collaborative games in either creative or survival mode.

    Minecraft Monday

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    Apr/Mon/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Advanced Minecraft Club

    Grades 6 and up
    Play competitive or collaborative games in either creative or survival mode.

  • 23
    23.April.Tuesday

    Baby Bounce and Groove (0-18 months and a caregiver)

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM
    Apr/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    Tuesdays 10:00-10:45 am – Ms. Neena

    Early literacy is an important part of a baby’s healthy development. We read, sing, babble, and bounce together. Learn resources to use at home and meet other caregivers. Ends with social play.

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Hatha Yoga in the Afternoon with Maria Polhemus

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Apr/Tue/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Hatha Yoga is one of the most popular relaxing forms of exercise.
    Come spend an hour with us and enjoy a new found path to tranquility.
    Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or blanket.
    Each session ends with a guided meditation.
    Program fee:$4.00.
    Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

    Garden Club

    4:00 PM
    Apr/Tue/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Get your green thumb on at the library! Garden Club will meet once a week to plant and tend the garden, learn about gardening and the environment, and do other garden and nature related activities.

    Tuesday Afternoon Book Club

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Apr/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    Tuesday, April 23
    4:00-5:00 pm

    The book club will be discussing Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate.

    Share your thoughts about your favorite novels with friends.

    Book selections are agreed upon by our members…we want you to be happy after all.

    Please join us.

    Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

    Fantasy, Fables, and Fun! (Grades 3-4)

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    Apr/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm – Ms. Carla, Main Library

    For lovers of dragons, mythology, fantasy, and games. This weekly quest will focus on literacy and relating what we read to how we imagine and play, featuring the most mythical of beasts.

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Graphic Novel Book Club

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM
    Apr/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    Tuesday, April 23
    7:00-8:00 pm

    The book club will be discussing Paper Girls 1, by Brian K. Vaughan.

    The Graphic Novel Book Club is an adult book club that meets monthly to discuss comics and graphic novels. We will select from a wide variety of titles – indie and foreign comics to classic superhero storylines. Whether you are just getting into comics or a life-long reader, you’ll find good conversation and something new to read.

    Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

  • 24
    24.April.Wednesday

    Class Visit: Roe/George Fischer Middle School

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    Apr/Wed/2019
    Pawling Free Library, Library Annex, and Courtyard
    11 Broad Street, Pawling, NY 12564

    Please contact Children’s Programming Coordinator Neena McBaer at children@pawlinglibrary.org for more information.

    Knitting and More!

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Apr/Wed/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Knit, crochet, embroider, or make friendship bracelets. This is a club where you work on your independent project, share ideas, and have conversations. Bring your own supplies like knitting/crocheting needles and embroidery hoops and fabric.

    Roblox Club

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    Apr/Wed/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Play Roblox in a group setting on the library laptops. Join games with your friends and play together!

    Sound Experience for your Body, Mind and Soul

    7:00 PM-8:30 PM
    Apr/Wed/2019

    with Cristina Reyes-Schleifer
    Sound Practitioner

    Wednesday, April 24
    7:00-8:30 pm

    Immerse yourself in the soothing waves of sound
    Reduce muscle tension and stress
    Enter a deep meditative state
    Enhance your awareness
    Feel lighter and energized

    The sound of Tibetan singing bowls, tuning forks, chimes, bells and gongs
    will open up a new dimension in your life.

    About our presenter: Cristina Reyes-Schleifer is a certified sound practitioner, with accreditation and certification by the Sound and Music Institute. She has devoted countless hours to investigating the effects of tonal vibrations on the human body and has personally studied with Alexandre Tannous and John Beaulieu, two of the pioneer researchers in the field. Having practiced meditation for over two decades and conducted meditation and spiritual development groups for over six years, Cristina has combined these modalities into her own creation of an integrated and therapeutic “sound bath,” which, accompanied with guided meditation and relaxation techniques, she uses in private and group sessions.

    Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

  • 25
    25.April.Thursday

    Toddlers in Training (18-30 months and a caregiver)

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM
    Apr/Thu/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    Thursdays, 10:00-10:45 am- Ms. Neena

    For this program cycle, this program will be held in the library annex, the yellow building next door to the library.

    Does your baby love to bounce and play? Join Ms. Neena for a story, singing, and rhyming sure to get baby giggling. All activities are designed to enhance attention and focus, familiarize children with the fundamentals of reading and talking, and instill a love of reading. The program ends with a 10-15 minute social play session or baby-safe art activity.

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Read and Play (3.5-5 years)

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Apr/Thu/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 pm – Ms. Neena

    For this program cycle, this program will be held in the library annex, the yellow building next door to the library.

    We love stories! Each week, we will dive into gorgeous picture books and have fun making silly, active connections to what we read. Program includes art or sensory activity, songs, and more. All activities are designed to cultivate a love of reading and prepare children for kindergarten.

    Caregivers must remain in the library with children who are not fully potty trained.

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Circuit STEAM Art (Grades K-2)

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Apr/Thu/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Alternating Thursdays (4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/23) 4:00-5:00 pm – Ms. Neena, Library Annex

    Hands on science learning, with an artistic twist. We’ll experiment with paper circuit cards and the library’s newest STEAM resource, Squishy Circuits’ electric dough!

     

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Evening Hatha Yoga with Maria Polhemus

    6:30 PM-7:30 PM
    Apr/Thu/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    6:30-7:30 pm

    Hatha Yoga is one of the most popular relaxing forms of exercise.

    Come spend an hour with us and enjoy a new found path of tranquility.

    Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or blanket.

    Each session ends with a guided meditation.

    Please note: There is a program fee of $4.00.

    Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

  • 26
    26.April.Friday

    Twoodalo Twos! (2.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

    9:30 AM-10:30 AM
    Apr/Fri/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am -Ms. Neena

    On Friday mornings, kids rule the library! Join Ms. Neena, while the library is still closed, for an uninhibited, fun and loud story time. This program incorporates sensory, art, storytelling, music, and movement all in one to prepare children to read, write, and think critically. Topics vary by week, and the program ends with activity stations. Parents and caregivers required to remain in the library for the duration of the program.

    To accommodate more families, this program will be offered twice each Friday. Session two runs from 10:45-11:45. Please carefully attend to the time you are registered for.

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Twoodalo Twos! (2.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

    10:45 AM-11:45 AM
    Apr/Fri/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    Fridays, 10:45-11:45 am -Ms. Neena

    On Friday mornings, kids rule the library! Join Ms. Neena, while the library is still closed, for an uninhibited, fun and loud story time. This program incorporates sensory, art, storytelling, music, and movement all in one to prepare children to read, write, and think critically. Topics vary by week, and the program ends with activity stations. Parents and caregivers required to remain in the library for the duration of the program.

    To accommodate more families, this program will be offered twice each Friday. Session one runs from 9:30-10:30. Please carefully attend to the time you are registered for.

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Story Art (Grades 1-4)

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    Apr/Fri/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Fridays, 5:30-6:30 pm – Ms. Carla, Library Annex

    A fun-filled hour of reading, creating, and art. Each week, we’ll read a book and do a related craft activity. If you liked Active Art, this one is for you.

    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.

    Project Do Something

    6:30 PM-7:30 PM
    Apr/Fri/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    Project Do Something is a community service organization that meets on Friday nights to work on small but impact-full projects to better our community. Earn community service hours while having fun with your friends.

  • 27
    27.April.Saturday

    American Essay Contest: Awards, Readings & Discussion

    2:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Apr/Sat/2019
    Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association
    239 Route 292, Holmes, New York, 12531

    Saturday, April 27
    2:00-5:00 pm

    This special presentation will take place at the Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association. The HWLCA is located at 239 Route 292 in Holmes, NY. http://www.hwlca.com/

    All participants will have the opportunity to read their essays with a discussion led by Dr. Robin Lester, author and former headmaster of the Trinity School in New York City.

    Special thanks to our juror Thomas Walogorsky,editor of The Pawling Record.

    Inspired by the PBS documentary American Creed, this writing contest asked young writers to examine the question, “Who gets to be counted as ‘American’ and why?” The film can be viewed at americancreed.org

    $100.00 cash prize will be awarded for 1st place.
    $50.00 2nd place.
    $25.00 3rd place.

    Winners will be notified on Sunday, April 13.

    All winning essays will be published in The Pawling Record.

    Have a voice in your community. Let your words be read and heard. Please join us by participating in this program.

    About our speaker: Robin Lester is a graduate of the University of Chicago where he earned his Ph.D. in history and went on to become an award winning historian. In 1996 he was awarded Book of the Year by The North American Society for Sport History for his book STAGG’S UNIVERSITY: The Rise, Decline, and Fall of Big-Time Football at Chicago. His writing has appeared in such publications as the Journal of American History, the Journal of Sports History, and The New York Times. In his youth he was a semi-finalist in the national VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars, essay contest.

    To register for the awards presentation at the HWLCA please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

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