Evening Book Conversations

Evening Book Conversations

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Nov/Wed/2020 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesday, November 11
6:30-7:30 pm

Registration is required. You can reserve a space for Evening Book Conversations by registering below or email Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. 

The book club will be discussing The Neighbor, by Lisa Gardner.

Share your passion for reading.

Enjoy friendly discussions about your favorite books.

This evening is for you.

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    1/11/21-4/28/21

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    DCC’s teachers will help you to practice speaking, reading, writing and listening, while you receive individual attention. Register now and start learning.

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  • Mar/Wed/2021 5:30 PM - Mar/Wed/2021 8:30 PM

    Spring 2021 semester

    ESOL Level 102, 105, 106

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    DCC’s teachers will help you to practice speaking, reading, writing and listening, while you receive individual attention. Register now and start learning.

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  • Mar/Wed/2021 6:30 PM - Mar/Wed/2021 8:00 PM

    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.

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    You can do it.

    Surprise your children and grandchildren who’ve wanted you to do this.

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    About our presenter: Robin Lester is a historian, writer and retired teacher. He has led the Hull House Oral History project in Chicago and the gathering of memories among former members of the Henry Street Settlement House in New York. He is in the process of preserving his family history in a narrative.

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  • Mar/Thu/2021 1:00 PM - Mar/Thu/2021 2:00 PM

    Tuesday & 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.

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    One Tuesday yoga class a week - $20

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    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. 

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    Dates: 1/12/20-4/22/21

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    DCC’s teachers will help you to practice speaking, reading, writing and listening, while you receive individual attention. Register now and start learning.

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    with Lonna Kelly

    Thursday, March  4, 11 & 18
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    Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. 

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    Presented by Jane Slotnick

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    American Meditation Society

    Thursday, March 4
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    Registration is required. You can reserve a space for Kirtan by registering below or email Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. 

    Kirtan is the repetitive chanting of the same sounds. It has a hypnotic effect on the mind, thus releasing it from stress and transferring it into a state of higher consciousness and concentration. This makes us more aware of everything around us, leading to development of powerful intuitive abilities over time. We bring ourselves to higher frequencies and bring ourselves out of negativity.

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    Let the musical vibrations lead you to a place of peace.

    Chanting in Sanskrit has a hypnotic effect on the mind. 

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    About our presenter Jane Slotnick: As a special education teacher, I found myself exhausted by the end of the day. Wanting to give my students my best, I embarked on a spiritual journey to find inner peace.  I found the world of meditation and my spiritual journey began.  One day after mediation class I was invited to a Kirtan. Curious yet nervous since I couldn't even read music, I set off on a new journey.  Expecting to be an observer, I walked into the yoga center and quickly found a seat way in the back. As the music played and others began to sing I found myself quietly starting to sing along.  The magic of the melodies had carried me away to a place of peace. I was hooked after the first night. After attending many Kirtans, one summer I decided to treat myself to a harmonium and signed up for classes. I ventured out to yoga studios, wellness centers and retreat centers. Now with a passion to share my love for this sacred, healing, modality, I offer you to join me.

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    English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna

    Friday, March 5, 12 & 19

    Time slots: 5:00-6:00 pm / 6:00-7:00 pm / 7:00-8:00 pm

    Registration is required. You can reserve a space for tutoring by registering below or email Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

    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 indicate what day and time you’d like to make an appointment.

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    This publication was supported in part by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.