Exploring Your Immigrant Ancestor / Online Program

Exploring Your Immigrant Ancestor / Online Program

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Apr/Wed/2022 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, April 27
7-8 pm

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

As we think about the history of our library that has stood in our village since 1921, and how life in our community, country and world has changed over a century, we think of those, our relatives, our ancestor(s) who came to America and would eventually settle in Pawling. 

At this program, presented by Genealogist Sarah Gutmann, you’ll learn how to find and examine ship passenger lists, naturalization records, and other documents. This is a great program for people looking to find the town or city of origin of their immigrant ancestors.

Please join us. Find out about your family’s past, find it here at the Pawling Library, a pivotal part of our community that has served your family and friends for generations.

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  • Sep/Mon/2021 2:00 PM - Sep/Mon/2021 4:00 PM

    Monday, September 27
    2-4 pm

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

    This program will take place at Pawling Recreation

    Movie: 12 Mighty Orphans
    Stars: Luke Wilson & Martin Sheen
    Drama
    Rated: PG-13
    Runtime: 1h 58min

    NOTE: This afternoon movie presentation is for an adult audience.

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

     

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

  • Sep/Tue/2021 7:00 PM - Sep/Tue/2021 8:00 PM

    Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik, ND, BAMS, MPH, MPA, E-RYT 500

    Tuesday, September 28
    7-8 pm

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

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    Come and discover:

    • The body type that is most prone to skin disorders 
    • How seasonal changes affect the body constitution and promote skin disorders
    • Diet and lifestyle changes that maintain balance and reverse skin disorders
    • Treatments, and home remedies, for the root cause of skin disorders

     

    About our presenter: Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik is the owner and chief medical practitioner of Dr. Kaushick’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic in Cross River, NY. With over 35 years’ experience as an Ayurvedic physician, Dr. Kaushik’s medical training is extensive. He is one of the most experienced Ayurvedic physicians in North America and is the recipient of the Dhanwantri Award, his profession’s highest honor. Dr. Kaushik recently founded the Institute for the Advancement of Ayurvedic Sciences, a research and teaching institution.

    After completing the 6 ½ years of schooling for his Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) from Kurukshetra University, India, in 1983, Dr. Kaushik worked as an Ayurvedic Medical Officer for two years. 

    Upon moving to the United States in 1985, Dr. Kaushik received his Masters of Public Health (MPH) and Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Alabama in 1988. He then worked as an Epidemiologist and Director of HIV/AIDS Sero-surveillance Program with the Alabama Department of Public Health in Birmingham while maintaining an Ayurvedic practice.

    In 1999 he moved to Connecticut and received his Doctor of Naturopathy (ND) from the University of Bridgeport, CT in 2003. He taught Ayurvedic Medicine and Public Health at the College of Naturopathic Medicine, University of Bridgeport, as well as serving as the Director of Admissions there. He has been a faculty member with the University of Bridgeport, Division of Health Sciences since 2001. Dr. Kaushik co-founded the Institute for Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Therapies in Fairfield, CT in 2006.

    Dr. Kaushik lectures on Ayurvedic Medicine at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, OR, as well as at various national and international symposiums and events. He also offers courses, workshops, lectures, and training in Ayurvedic medicine locally. Dr. Kaushik is an approved continuing education provider for Yoga teachers through the YACEP (Yoga Alliance for Continuing Education Providers) and has achieved the highest Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher certificate having completed 500 hours of training (E-RYT 500). He includes therapeutic Yoga in his practice.

    Each year, Dr. Kaushik and his family travel to India to set up camps offering free medical care for underserved populations. He’d like to expand this service to other countries as well.

    Dr. Kaushik brings his unique background as an Ayurvedic and Naturopathic practitioner with experience in public health and health education to this locality. He welcomes you into his wellness community.

  • Sep/Tue/2021 1:00 PM - Sep/Tue/2021 2:00 PM

    Tuesday 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.

    Yin Restorative Yoga is a gentle practice.

    The poses are held longer than hatha yoga (1 minute to 3-4 minutes) and mostly performed close to the floor. There are few standing postures.

    This form of yoga is known for calming and balancing the mind, body and internal organs, increasing circulation, and improving flexibility and joint mobility.

    Yin Restorative Yoga encourages the use of props. For class make sure you have a strap (belt or scarf will do), yoga block (or book), eye pillow, and pillows, rolled up towels etc. for various areas of support.

    Please join us for a stress relieving hour of gentle exercise and relaxation.

    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 September:

    One month of Yin Restorative Yoga: $16.00.

    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 Yin Restorative Yoga classes.

    Thank you so very much.

  • Sep/Tue/2021 4:00 PM - Sep/Tue/2021 5:00 PM

    Tuesday, September 28
    4-5 pm

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

    The book club will be discussing The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett.

    This afternoon book club is all about connecting with others just like you who have a passion for reading.

    Connect with friends and make new friends. We look forward to seeing you for an hour of friendly conversations.

    Book selections are agreed upon by our members. 

    Please join us.

  • Sep/Wed/2021 1:00 PM - Sep/Wed/2021 2:00 PM

    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 can use the mandala design we’ve selected or download free designs of your choice from the link below.

    https://mondaymandala.com/m

    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.

     

     

     

     

     

     

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

    Wednesday, September 29
    6:30-8:00 pm

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

    The Pawling Library is Celebrating its Centennial.

    For this program we are not only commemorating our library’s anniversary but bringing  people together through their passion for great literary works. 

    We have selected four classic novels, one for each season, that were popular in the 1920s when our library first came into being. 

    Our presenter, Stephanie Rogers, will be reading an excerpt  from each novel and then lead a Q & A for our audience. Stephanie Rogers is the author of The Horse I Belong To: How a Misused and Almost Forgotten Grade Mare Showed Me the Way. 

    The Pawling Library is proud to be partnering with our neighbors Pawling Recreation, the Book Cove and the Pawling Resource Center. 

    To participate in this program, order a copy of A Passage to India through our library. You can also support our partner, the Book Cove, by purchasing this classic novel from our favorite book store. A Passage to India was written by E. M. Forster and published in 1924. 

    Thank you for growing with us throughout the years.

     

    Summer: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Wednesday, June 9, 2021 / 6:30-8:00 pm

    Autumn: A Passage to India by E. M. Forster
    Wednesday, September 29 / 6:30-8:00 pm

    Winter: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
    Wednesday, December 8 / 6:30-8:00 pm

    Spring: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
    Wednesday, March 9, 2022 / 6:30-8:00 pm

     

    Pawling Recreation
    2 Lakeside Dr, Pawling NY 12564
    https://pawlingrec.com/info/default.aspx

     

    Book Cove
    22 Charles Colman Blvd, Pawling NY 12564
    http://www.pawlingbookcove.com

     

    Pawling Resource Center
    126 East Main St, Pawling NY 12564
    https://www.pawlingresourcecenter.org

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

    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  September:  

    One Thursday yoga class a week - $20

    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. 

  • Oct/Fri/2021 12:00 PM - Oct/Fri/2021 5:00 PM

    The Pawling library is partnering with our friends at the Pawling Resource Center who are in need of your help.

    They are especially in need of the products listed below.

    We are asking that you please donate whatever items you can to our library.

    The Great Give Back is a program that offers our patrons the opportunity to help people in their community.

    Donations will be accepted from Friday, October 1, until Friday, October 15.

    Items needed:

    Toiletries – shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, deodorant
    Paper products – toilet paper, tissues, paper towels
    Baby diapers and wipes

    Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity.

    The Pawling Resource Center is located at 126 East Main Street, in the carriage house of the John Kane House. https://www.pawlingresourcecenter.org

    Phone: 845-855-3459.

     

     

  • Oct/Sat/2021 10:00 AM - Oct/Sat/2021 4:00 PM

    The Pawling library is partnering with our friends at the Pawling Resource Center who are in need of your help.

    They are especially in need of the products listed below.

    We are asking that you please donate whatever items you can to our library.

    The Great Give Back is a program that offers our patrons the opportunity to help people in their community.

    Donations will be accepted from Friday, October 1, until Friday, October 15.

    Items needed:

    Toiletries – shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, deodorant
    Paper products – toilet paper, tissues, paper towels
    Baby diapers and wipes

    Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity.

    The Pawling Resource Center is located at 126 East Main Street, in the carriage house of the John Kane House. https://www.pawlingresourcecenter.org

    Phone: 845-855-3459.

  • Oct/Sun/2021 12:00 PM - Oct/Sun/2021 4:00 PM

    The Pawling library is partnering with our friends at the Pawling Resource Center who are in need of your help.

    They are especially in need of the products listed below.

    We are asking that you please donate whatever items you can to our library.

    The Great Give Back is a program that offers our patrons the opportunity to help people in their community.

    Donations will be accepted from Friday, October 1, until Friday, October 15.

    Items needed:

    Toiletries – shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, deodorant
    Paper products – toilet paper, tissues, paper towels
    Baby diapers and wipes

    Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity.

    The Pawling Resource Center is located at 126 East Main Street, in the carriage house of the John Kane House. https://www.pawlingresourcecenter.org

    Phone: 845-855-3459.