Events

Spring: One Community, One Book:  The Age of Innocence with Stephanie Rogers / Online Program

Spring: One Community, One Book: The Age of Innocence with Stephanie Rogers / Online Program

Wednesday, March 9 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 The Age of Innocence through our library. You can also support our partner, the Book Cove, by purchasing this classic novel from our favorite book store. The Age of...

Evening Book Conversations / Online

Evening Book Conversations / Online

Registration is required. Register below or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. Share your passion for reading. Enjoy friendly discussions about your favorite books. This evening is for you. Book selections are made by our members.

The Healing Power of Gratitude: A Body, Mind, and Spirit Elixir / Online Program

The Healing Power of Gratitude: A Body, Mind, and Spirit Elixir / Online Program

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik, ND, BAMS, MPH, MPA, E-RYT 500 Tuesday, December 28 7-8 pm Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  Ayurveda, the world’s oldest healing system, defines health as a balance of body, mind, and spirit – epitomizing a true holistic approach to wellness. Ayurveda offers a healing system and a prevention system – a lifestyle that helps curtail disease before it manifests in the body. Central to this is the cultivation of an “attitude of gratitude” – a powerful approach to health and wellness that impacts both the giver and receiver.    Come and discover: How gratitude can heal the mind and heart Why healing the mind and heart precedes healing the body The biochemical impact of gratitude on emotions, the mind, and the body How to view the “opportunity” to heal as a blessing Why positive thinking is critical to healing The place emotions have in healing How music and sound facilitate healing on all levels   About our presenter: Dr....

Graphic Novel Book Club / Online

Graphic Novel Book Club / Online

Tuesday, December 21 7-8 pm Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  The Graphic Novel Book Club is an adult book club that meets monthly to discuss comics and graphic novels. We 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.

National Diabetes Prevention Program / Online

National Diabetes Prevention Program / Online

with Lonna Kelly Thursday, December 16 6:30-7:30 pm This program is ongoing throughout the year. Please check our online calendar for the continuing dates.  Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  The Pawling Library and Putnam Independent Living Services are partnering to offer you the National Diabetes Prevention Program.  Are you prediabetic?  Work with a trained lifestyle coach and a CDC approved curriculum to prevent or delay types 2 diabetes. Prevent Type 2 will give you a full year of support to help you to:  Eat healthy Add physical activity to your day Manage stress Stay motivated    Please join us.  YOU CAN MAKE A CHANGE FOR LIFE     Putnam Independent Living Services and the Pawling Library partner to offer theNational Diabetes Prevention Program Virtually.  Luke is one of the 84 million Americans who have been diagnosed with prediabetes, a condition where your blood sugar is high but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as Type 2 diabetes. He completed the Prevent Type...

Winter: One Community, One Book:  The Mysterious Affair at Styles with Stephanie Rogers / Online Program

Winter: One Community, One Book: The Mysterious Affair at Styles with Stephanie Rogers / Online Program

Wednesday, December 8 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 The Mysterious Affair at Styles through our library. You can also support our partner, the Book Cove, by purchasing this classic novel from our favorite book store. The Mysterious...

Afternoon Hatha Yoga / Online

Afternoon Hatha Yoga / Online

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.  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  December   One Tuesday 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.  Please email Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org to let him know what payment type you are making.  Thank you so very much. 

COME TOGETHER PAWLING: Viewing of TED TALK video and discussion  / Online Program

COME TOGETHER PAWLING: Viewing of TED TALK video and discussion  / Online Program

Monday, December 6 7-8 pm Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  Note: Our presenter for this open discussion and video will be announced.  Each month, in a respectful and open environment, we’ll explore a new topic led by a different community leader. At the start of the program, we’ll be watching a brief TED TALKS video. Following the viewing, we’ll open up a  group discussion led by our presenter.  Our wellness as individuals and as a community depends on continued sharing, support and conversation in times of celebration as well as in times of conflict. Come Together and join us in fostering deeper conversations, listening to disparate experiences and points of view in the realm of challenging context such as racism, sexism, bipartisanship, whiteness and social justice. We understand that these conversations could be difficult to have, and believe that by coming together to find the willingness to listen and learn, we can aspire to create a stronger Pawling, where ALL community members feel...

Ayurveda and the Winter Season: Preparing for and Thriving in the Dark and Cold / Online Program

Ayurveda and the Winter Season: Preparing for and Thriving in the Dark and Cold / Online Program

Presented by Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik, ND, BAMS, MPH, MPA, E-RYT 500 Tuesday, November 30 7-8 pm Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  Ayurveda advocates seasonal detoxing to strengthen your immune system and help your body function at its best. Weather shifts can wreak havoc on your entire system. “Spring-summer-fall-winter cleaning” will clear stagnation, eliminate toxins, and re-balance body, mind, and spirit. But, a safe detox is critical to avoid detrimental effects.   Come and discover: The difference between a general detox and one precisely for your body type Specific seasonal foods that are beneficial (or detrimental) for a detox Harmful effects to look out for with a “do it yourself” detox program Easy recipes that can simplify detoxing and make it satisfying and fun Tips to detox your body inside and out – herbs and oils for your bath, hair, etc.   About our presenter: Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik is the owner and chief medical practitioner of Dr. Kaushick’s Ayurvedic and Naturopathic Clinic in Cross...

Graphic Novel Book Club / Online

Graphic Novel Book Club / Online

Tuesday, November 23 7-8 pm Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  The Graphic Novel Book Club is an adult book club that meets monthly to discuss comics and graphic novels. We 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.