-Library Annex-

-Library Annex-

Location:15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564
Phone:845-855-3444

Upcoming events

  • Dec/Sun/2022 11:00 AM - Dec/Sun/2022 2:00 PM

    Friday, December 2: 5:00-8:30 pm

    Saturday, December 3: 10:00 am-4:00 pm

    Sunday, December 4: 11:00 am-2:00 pm

    The Pawling Library’s annual Holiday Book Sale will take place in the Community Room of the Annex and will offer a special selection of gently used books and media that have been donated to the library. The selection includes beautiful cookbooks, fine arts, history, crafts, mysteries, and children’s books. Great browsing!

    The sale will open at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 2, and will end on Sunday, Dec. 4. Proceeds from the Holiday Book Sale will be used to support programming for both adults and children.

  • Dec/Tue/2022 4:15 PM - Dec/Tue/2022 5:15 PM

    (Grades Kindergarten - 4th grade) Caregivers welcome, though not required to attend

    Tuesday, December 6, 4:15 - 5:15 PM

    Learn about how plastic is made and its uses in everyday life as we conduct our own science experiment, creating "string slime" with Steve Spangler Science's fun activity kit. Kids should wear clothes that can get messy for this special one-time event. Smocks will be provided.

    Registration is required for this small group program. Click here to register. 

  • Dec/Wed/2022 5:00 PM - Dec/Wed/2022 6:30 PM

    Formerly known as "Project Do Something", this is a year-round volunteer opportunity for ages 11 & up. The group will meet twice a month to plan or work on service projects to benefit the Library and the Pawling community.

    Meeting dates: The first and third Wednesday of each month at 5 pm to 6:30 pm. There may be additional dates depending on the project.

    The Pawling Library is now a Volunteer Certification Organization through the Points of Light Organization. Volunteers who meet the required annual hours for their age group will be recognized with a letter from the President of the United States and possibly other awards. For more information about the Presidential Volunteer Award, please visit our volunteer page: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/community-service/

    For questions or to apply, please contact Maureen Meltzer-McGrath, YA Program Coordinator at teen@pawlinglibrary.org.

  • Dec/Thu/2022 1:00 PM - Dec/Thu/2022 2:00 PM

    Families who homeschool with children in grades K-4

    Select Thursdays (9/29, 10/27, 11/17, 12/15) 1:00-2:00 PM – Library Annex

    This program welcomes homeschoolers to get together and socialize while we play games and complete group projects. Over the course of this fall's three meetings, we will collaborate to imagine and illustrate a story that the library will publish! Each participant will be responsible for helping contribute story elements and drawing the illustrations for their edition of the book.

    Can't make all three sessions? You may still be able to participate. Contact Children's Program Coordinator Neena McBaer to find out more about book requirements.

    Registration for this program is full. Please check back in January when we announce our next cycle of programs.

    Please stay home if you or participating children are sick.

  • Dec/Thu/2022 2:00 PM - Dec/Thu/2022 3:00 PM

    (Ages 4-10, caregivers welcome)

    Two sessions. Please select one time slot when registering.

    Session 1: Thur., 12/8, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

    Session 2: Thur., 12/8, 4:15 - 5:15 PM

    The library and Sunflour Bakery have partnered to help kids create (and taste!) their own gingerbread houses that don't just look great, but taste great too! Join Miss Maureen for one of two sessions of this small group program, where kids will get to build their own gingerbread house using pre-packaged materials just for them.

    REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click here to register. 

    Note: Children under 5 years old or those who need additional support with fine/gross motor activities are required to have a caregiver remain with them for this program. Parents and caregivers of children over 5 years old are also invited to stay and participate in this activity with their children, though this is not required.

    Due to demand, those participating in this in-person program will not be permitted to enter the lottery for a gingerbread house take-home kit.

    Allergen information: The frosting, cookies, and candy may contain gluten, eggs, and dairy. The kits are nut free, but some candy may be made in a nut environment.

  • Dec/Thu/2022 4:15 PM - Dec/Thu/2022 5:15 PM

    (Ages 4-10, caregivers welcome)

    Two sessions. Please select one time slot when registering.

    Session 1: Thur., 12/8, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

    Session 2: Thur., 12/8, 4:15 - 5:15 PM

    The library and Sunflour Bakery have partnered to help kids create (and taste!) their own gingerbread houses that don't just look great, but taste great too! Join Miss Maureen for one of two sessions of this small group program, where kids will get to build their own gingerbread house using pre-packaged materials just for them.

    REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Click here to register. 

    Note: Children under 5 years old or those who need additional support with fine/gross motor activities are required to have a caregiver remain with them for this program. Parents and caregivers of children over 5 years old are also invited to stay and participate in this activity with their children, though this is not required.

    Due to demand, those participating in this in-person program will not be permitted to enter the lottery for a gingerbread house take-home kit.

    Allergen information: The frosting, cookies, and candy may contain gluten, eggs, and dairy. The kits are nut free, but some candy may be made in a nut environment.

  • Dec/Thu/2022 6:45 PM - Dec/Thu/2022 8:00 PM

    The Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting in the Library Annex beginning at 6:45 pm. Members of the public are welcome.

  • Dec/Fri/2022 4:00 PM - Dec/Fri/2022 6:00 PM

    12/9/22 Dungeons & Dragons returns to the Pawling Library with the start of a new game. This role-playing adventure will be led by Dungeon Master Ted Bushman and is open to tweens & teens in 5th grade and up. Registration is required.

    Ted Bushman is a fantasy/science fiction author, actor, and writer of musicals, and has more than a decade's experience in interactive storytelling. His games are about wonder, imagination, and character. He loves empowering players to roleplay and tell the stories that excite them.

     

  • Dec/Mon/2022 4:00 PM - Dec/Mon/2022 5:00 PM

    12/12/2022 The annual favorite returns at this session for ages 11 & up. The Library and Sunflour Bakery have partnered to bring teens this opportunity to decorate a gingerbread house that looks as good as it tastes!

    Registration is required. Please note: This is only an in-person event. No kits will be available. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teens-gingerbread-house-workshop-tickets-466002454887

  • Dec/Wed/2022 4:00 PM - Dec/Wed/2022 5:30 PM

    For those who love to craft, do art, and make things. We'll explore a variety of mediums and  themes during this monthly program for grade 5 and up. Meeting dates: 10/12, 11/9, 12/14.

    Registration is required.