Admissions and Financial Aid: What it Takes to get into College Today / Online Program

Presented by Stephanie Mauro of College Planning 101 Tuesday, April 6 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Admissions and Financial Aid or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/admissions-and-financial-aid-what-it-takes-to-get-into-college-today-online-program/2021-04-06/ In this seminar you will learn: A time-line for success—where you should start in the college planning process. How important are SAT & ACT tests and how do colleges value them. What the more selective colleges really want to see in your student’s application. The financial aid systems and how they work. How to maximize your student’s potential to receive scholarships, grants, and forms of merit-aid. How it’s possible to attend a Private College for a Public College Price. Plus much, much more…

Dr. Seuss Read-Alikes

Dr. Seuss’s classic picture books have inspired a new generation of artists and authors, whose works we think your family will love! This list highlights books that rhyme, promote imagination and empathy, or get silly. Plus, all our picks feature illustrations that bring stories to life. Celebrate National Reading Month with a new adventure! Click here to view our list: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Copy-of-Dr.-Seuss-Readalikes.pdf

Have you tried Wonderbook?

Wonderbooks are here! Wonderbooks are children’s books with ready-to-play audiobooks already inside. Take one off the shelf and press play. It’s never been more fun to read along! Our new Wonderbook collection features several read-alongs with text and audio delivered in both English and Spanish. It’s a great way for kids to learn a new language and for native Spanish speakers to enjoy the magic of Wonderbook read-alongs. View the library’s LISTEN ALONG (orange) Wonderbook collection in the picture book section or search wonderbook in our catalog to find out more.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease / Online Program

Thursday, March 18 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease  or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/10-warning-signs-of-alzheimers-disease-online-program/2021-03-18/ Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others.  The one-hour program covers:  Typical age-related changes.  Common warning signs of Alzheimer’s.  How to approach someone about memory concerns.  Early detection, the benefits of a diagnosis and the diagnostic process.  Alzheimer’s Association resources.   This  program is being provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. For further information please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900. 

FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring

English for Speakers of Other Languages with Karina Cerna Friday, March 19 Time slots: 5:00-6:00 pm / 6:00-7:00 pm / 7:00-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for FREE English (ESOL) Online Tutoring or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/free-english-esol-online-tutoring-7/2021-03-05/ 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. Thank you! This publication was supported in part by funds from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Services grant program.

Financial Health: Take Control of Your Finances / Online Program

with Leona O’Connell  Thursday, March 25 5:00-6:30 pm Click the link below to register for Financial Health or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/financial-health-take-control-of-your-finances/2021-03-25/ This course has been designed to help you achieve financial health. Course topics  include:  Effective budgeting Understanding credit  Setting financial goals and the tools to achieve them Please join Leona O’Connell, Housing Counselor at Hudson River Housing’s NeighborWorks HomeOwnership Center, for this FREE in-depth financial  presentation. For information about Hudson River Housing, please click the link below.  https://hudsonriverhousing.org

Medicare 101 / Online Program

Monday, March 22 6:30-8:00 pm Click the link below to register for Medicare 101 or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/medicare-101-online-program/2021-03-22/ At this  informative  presentation you’ll learn about Medicare plans Part A, B, and D. You’ll also find out about “the donut hole” & Medigap and much more.  Be prepared and apply for Medicare to ensure your benefits will be  available to you. Our presenter, Gerri Ann Brenner, has worked in the insurance industry since 1985. Her 34-year career covers several areas including Medicare.

Meet Princess Elsa!

Announcing our Princess/Superhero Series: Meet Elsa Featuring favorite characters like Elsa, Wonder Woman, and Princess Leia, join us live or request a recording of storytimes to watch anytime. Watch live on Facebook! : Second Thursday of the month, March-October, 4:30 – 5:00 PM EST Click here to join our Facebook Live Group and watch. Watch anytime: A recording of the program will be available on Facebook shortly after the event premieres. Not on Facebook? Click here to request a recording that will be delivered straight to your inbox! Want to give your child an experience they’ll never forget? Become friends with a real princess or hero as they read, sing, tell engaging stories, and play games together — Plus, she will respond to your child’s live comments by name! Join us for the first Virtual Live Storytime in our 8-month series, featuring Princess Elsa! Watch live on Thursday, March 11th, at 4:30pm to participate in the interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from Princess Elsa herself! Schedule of special guests: March 11 – Princess Elsa...

Creating a Timeless Interior / Online Program

Tuesday, March 16 7-8 pm Click the link below to register for Creating a Timeless Interior  or contact Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-for-program/2021-03-16/ Interior designer Allison Miller, of Allison Grace Design, will teach you how to design spaces that are current without being trendy. We will also touch upon creating spaces to accommodate Working from Home and Remote Learning.  Join me for this informative online experience! About our presenter: Allison Miller has been working in the interior design industry for 20 years. After graduating from the University of Vermont with a degree in Art and Art History, her love of textiles drew her to interior design. She flourished as a window treatment and soft-goods designer and then went on to establish East Hill Design, a handbag company that utilized the unique fabrics she used in interior design. Allison then moved to California to further her design career and obtain a degree in Interior Design. While in California she worked as a designer and project manager for firms doing high-profile jobs such as the...

Black History in the Children’s Collection

Looking for books to read with your children this Black History Month? We’re highlighting books by Black creators this February. This selection list includes biographies of Black trailblazers and game changers, important moments from our history, and collections of tales and folklore passed down through generations. Interested? You can request any of these books through the links below. ***Starred choices are available as digital downloads in hoopla or Libby! Thank you to Angie Webb for curating this list. Biographies Little leaders: bold women in Black history. By Vashti Harrison (Request it here) *** (Digital version) Before she was Harriet: the story of Harriet Tubman by Lesa Cline-Ransome (Request it here) Sojourner Truth: ain’t I a woman? by Pat McKissack (Request it here) Promises to keep: how Jackie Robinson changed America by Sharon Robinson (Request it here) Althea Gibson: the story of tennis’ fleet-of-foot girl by Megan Reid (Request it here) Rosa by Nikki Giovanni (Request it here) *** (Digital Version) The story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Johnny Ray Moore (Request it here) Bad news for outlaws: the remarkable life of...