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May 26 - June 01
  • 26
    26.May.Thursday

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

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM
    May/Thu/2022

    Age Range: 18 – 30 months and a caregiver

    Thursdays, 10:00 – 10:45 am –MIXED LOCATION

    NO CLASS ON 4/14

    Interactive storytime featuring puppets, instruments, and elements of music & movement. Program ends with play. This is an eight week series. The program or portions thereof may be held outside in our courtyard to utilize our outdoor play equipment as weather allows but fully move indoors if conditions are poor. Register here.

     Paid for in part by Dutchess County.

    Afternoon Hatha Yoga / Online Program

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    May/Thu/2022

    Thursday afternoons, from 1-2 pm

    Instructor: Maria Polhemus

    Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

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

    Spend an hour with us and enjoy a new found path to tranquility.

    Each session ends with a guided meditation.

    Program fee: $4.00, per class.

    Note: We ask that you pay in advance for a full month of yoga classes.

    For May

    One Thursday yoga class a week – $16

    You can make a non-refundable payment each month using our library’s PayPal account, by check or money order.

    Please make checks / money orders payable to Pawling Library, and mail to Pawling Library, 11 Broad St, Pawling, NY 12564.

    Make sure enclosed with your payment is your name, and indicate that payment is for Hatha Yoga classes.

    Thank you so very much.

    LEGO Social Club (Grades K-5)

    4:00 PM-4:45 PM
    May/Thu/2022

    Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th

    Zoom held: Biweekly Thursdays (4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26) 4:00 – 4:45 PM – Miss Maureen

    Calling all builders! Join us on Zoom as to talk with other LEGO fans, show off your latest creations, and try your hand at our weekly challenge.

    Attend as many or as few classes as you like. Registration is required. Register here.

    All About Veganism: The Author of Vegan Love Answers Your Questions / Cancelled

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM
    May/Thu/2022

    Presented by Maya Gottfried

    Thursday, May 26
    7-8 pm

    Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

     

    NOTE: This program will be rescheduled.

     

    Many of us are curious about veganism but think it sounds way too difficult to actually dive in. Author of the lifestyle guidebook Vegan Love, Maya Gottfried thought the very same thing. Now she’s been vegan for more than a decade. In this introduction to veganism, Maya will share the compelling ethical, environmental, and health reasons to opt for a vegan lifestyle and share her favorite tips and tricks for everything from eating out at restaurants to buying leather-free fancy shoes, to navigating the holidays. Bring your curiosity and your questions!

     

     

    About our presenter: Maya Gottfried is the author of three children’s books, including Good Dog and Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary (both published by Knopf), as well as the adult nonfiction lifestyle guide Vegan Love. Her essays have appeared in media outlets including Oprah Daily,  The Washington Post, and Stat (Boston Globe Media).

     

  • 27
    27.May.Friday

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

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    May/Fri/2022

    Ages: 2.5 – 3.5 years and a caregiver

    Fridays, 10:00-11:00 AM – Miss Neena

    NO CLASS 4/15

    REGISTER HERE.

    On Friday mornings, toddlers rule the library! This eight week program includes songs, stories, and games plus a play-based learning stations, like art or parachute play. The program or portions thereof may be held outside in our courtyard to utilize our outdoor play equipment as weather allows but fully move indoors if conditions are poor. Registration required.

    Join for as many or as few classes as you are comfortable and able.

    Paid for in part by Dutchess County.

    Graham Cracker Math (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

    12:00 PM-5:00 PM
    May/Fri/2022

    This program is a take home kit; a pre-prepped learning activity for children ages 2-5 to do at home with a caregiver. To participate, a caregiver must pick the kit up from the library once it is available. Kits are made to order and differentiated by child’s age.

    Kit available week of 5/27. Our staff will email registrants once they are available.

    Snack time can be learning time, too! Practice sorting, graphing, and comparing with this kit, which will include several graham cracker type snacks. Registration required. Register here.

    Take-Home Kits: Wide World of Stories (Grades K-2)

    12:00 PM-5:00 PM
    May/Fri/2022

    Ages: Grades Kindergarten – 2nd grade

    This program is a take home kit; a pre-prepped learning activity for kids to do at home on their own or with a caregiver. To participate, a caregiver must pick the kit up from the library once it is available. Kits are made to order, so registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

    Kits available biweekly, weeks of 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, and 5/23. Our staff will email registrants once they are available.

    Take a trip around the world through stories. We’ll visit a different country each week through suggested reading activities, games, and snacks related to the places we visit. Please notify our staff of any dietary restrictions when registering. This program is also available as an in-person program.

    Homeschool Space (Grades K-5)

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    May/Fri/2022

    Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th grade

    Last Friday of each month (4/29, 5/27, 6/17) 1:00-2:00 PM – Miss Neena

    This program welcomes homeschoolers to get together and socialize while we play games, complete art activities, and complete learning challenges. This program will be held outside when possible. This session, the focus will be on “escape” games.

    Caregivers welcome to spend time chatting and sharing tips, but not required to participate in the events.

    Registration is required. Register here.

     

  • 28
    28.May.Saturday
    No events
  • 29
    29.May.Sunday
    No events
  • 30
    30.May.Monday

    RESCHEDULED: Wide World of Stories

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    May/Mon/2022
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Ages: Kindergarten – 2nd grade. Caregivers welcome, but not required.

    UPDATE: The 5/16 & 5/30 meetings have been rescheduled to 5/23 & 6/6

    Biweekly Mondays (4/18, 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 5/23, & 6/6) 4:00 – 5:00 PM –  Miss Maureen

    Take a trip around the world through stories. We’ll visit a different country each week with books and fun connecting activities, snacks, and crafts. Please notify our staff of any dietary restrictions when registering. This program is also available as a take-home kit for those who cannot join us in-person.

    Registration required. Register here. 

  • 31
    31.May.Tuesday

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

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM
    May/Tue/2022
    -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.

    Registration required. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/baby-bounce-and-groove-registration-304767938107

    Read and Play (3.5-5 years and a caregiver)

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    May/Tue/2022

    Ages: 3.5-5 years and a caregiver

    Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 PM – Miss Neena

    REGISTER HERE.

    Our Kindergarten readiness class uses a play-based curriculum to encourage learning connections. Our small group will focus on early literacy and math skills through a combination of hands-on activities and group story time. This is an eight week series. The program or portions thereof may be held outside in our courtyard to utilize our outdoor play equipment as weather allows but fully move indoors if conditions are poor. Caregivers required to remain on site for the program. Registration required.

    Paid for in part by Dutchess County.

     

    Battle of the Books Team Meeting

    5:15 PM-6:15 PM
    May/Tue/2022
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    The Library’s  Middle School Battle of the Books team will meet in the Annex. If you are interested in learning more about the program or would like to join the team, please contact Maureen Meltzer-McGrath, Young Adult Program Coordinator at teen@pawlinglibrary.org.

  • 01
    01.June.Wednesday

    Coloring Group: Adult Art Workshop

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Jun/Wed/2022
    -Lakeside Park-
    2 Lakeside Drive Pawling, NY 12564

    Wednesdays
    1-2 pm

    Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

     

    NOTE: This in-person program will take place each Wednesday from 1-2 pm at Pawling Recreation.

     

    Coloring is more than being creative, it’s a very relaxing activity that has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety.

    Each week we’ll be coloring a new mandala design, while also enjoying a good round of conversation.

    You don’t have to have a degree in art to participate…just some paper and color pencils.

    Please join us. Relax and connect with like-minded people, and add a burst of color to your day!

    All supplies will be provided.

     

    The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with Pawling Recreation.

     

    Pawling Recreation
    2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564
    845-855-1131
    Email: recreation@pawling.org
    http://pawlingrec.com

    Play Space (2-5 years and a caregiver)

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    Jun/Wed/2022

    Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 PM – Ms. Neena

    Teachers say that the skills that lead to the most student success in school are their social and emotional skills. Join us to help develop these skills, all while children play! This supervised hour of fun provides a large space for children to meet and play, either inside or out, depending on the weather. This program is designed to ease the transition to daycare, preschool, and especially kindergarten and is paid for in part by Dutchess County.

    Registration required. Register here.

    Annex reserved

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    Jun/Wed/2022
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    The annex building has been reserved by an outside organization at this time.

    From Memory to Family Memoir / Online Program

    6:30 PM-8:00 PM
    Jun/Wed/2022

    Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

    Registration is required. Register below or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

    Each of us has a wealth of memories.

    The goal of this once a month program is writing your life stories.

    At every gathering each person has 10 minutes to share a story with our group members in a very supportive environment. No one’s work and writing skills are ever critiqued. Your unique style of writing is the right way to write.

    Please join us every month. Relive your memories that will one day become your memoir.

    Surprise your family who’ve wanted you to do this. The biggest surprise you’ll find is recalling the stories of your life.

    We look forward to seeing you.

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