Events

Exploring Your Immigrant Ancestor / Online Program

Exploring Your Immigrant Ancestor / Online Program

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.

Community Book Read: The Age of Innocence with Stephanie Rogers / Online Program

Community Book Read: 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....

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club / Online Program

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club / Online Program

Tuesday, December 28 4-5 pm Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  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.

Graphic Novel Book Club / Online

Graphic Novel Book Club / Online

Tuesday, December 21 7:00-7:30 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...

Discovering Your Patriot Ancestor / Online Program

Discovering Your Patriot Ancestor / Online Program

with Genealogist Sarah Gutmann  Tuesday, December 14 7:00-8:00 pm Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.  Many brave men and women from Pawling have served to defend our country. Their names can be found on the monuments that stand on our village green dedicated in their honor. As the Pawling Library celebrates its centennial, celebrate with us through the memory of the heroes in your family, who ensured our safety.  Our Pawling ancestors have served in the Continental Army and contributed to the Patriot cause in the Revolutionary War.  At this program you’ll learn where to look and how to verify the information about your ancestry. The program will also touch upon entrance requirements for the Sons/ Daughters of the American Revolution. Thank you for supporting our library, for joining us for these programs. You are our heroes.

Community Book Read: The Mysterious Affair at Styles with Stephanie Rogers / Online Program

Community Book Read: 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...

COME TOGETHER PAWLING: Viewing of TED TALK video on The Power of Vulnerability and discussion  / Online Program

COME TOGETHER PAWLING: Viewing of TED TALK video on The Power of Vulnerability 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.  Each month, in a respectful and open environment, we’ll explore a new topic led by a different community leader. For December, the subject we’ll be discussing is how trees communicate. At the start of the program, we’ll be watching a 20-minute TED TALKS video, entitled The Power of Vulnerability, with Dr. Brené Brown. Following the viewing, we’ll open up a group discussion led by Jackie Muller. 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...