-Library Annex-

Location:15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

Upcoming events

  • Jul/Fri/2018 1:00 PM - Jul/Fri/2018 2:00 PM

    Knit, crochet, embroider, or make friendship bracelets. This is a club where you work on your independent project, share ideas, and enjoy good conversation. Bring your own supplies like knitting/crocheting needles and embroidery hoops and fabric. The library has some yarn and embroidery thread to share.

    Registration is preferred.

  • Jul/Fri/2018 3:00 PM - Jul/Fri/2018 4:00 PM

    Meet weekly to help plan the end of summer party by creating your own activity or carnival game for the children who attend. Members should be able to come to the party on Sunday, August 26 to run their game or activity.

    Registration is required.

  • Jul/Sat/2018 10:00 AM - Jul/Sat/2018 2:00 PM

    Babysitters have the responsibility of caring for children and making important decisions while they are in charge. Parents entrust their child with the babysitter, therefore, it is crucial he or she knows the basics of child care.

    In this Introduction to Babysitting Course, participants will learn interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of young babies and toddlers, safety and first aid tips, and feeding and caring for children, including diaper changing.

    A simple test will be administered at the completion of the course and certificates of completion will be distributed.

    The instructor has taught Kindergarten and is currently a 2nd grade teacher. She holds three teacher certifications including Early Childhood, General Education and Special Education and a Master’s Degree in Literacy.

    Please bring a pen, a notebook, and a packed lunch.

  • Jul/Mon/2018 4:30 PM - Jul/Mon/2018 5:30 PM

    Play competitive games in either creative or survival mode. See who can build the coolest structure, compete to gather the most resources, fight monsters, and more!

    Registration is required.

  • Jul/Mon/2018 6:30 PM - Jul/Mon/2018 8:30 PM

    Project Do Something is a community service organization that meets on Monday nights during the summer to work on small but impact-full projects to better our community. Earn community service hours while having fun with your friends.


  • Jul/Tue/2018 4:00 PM - Jul/Tue/2018 5:00 PM

    The Pawling Library is starting a vegetable and herb garden! Gardening Club will meet once a week to plant and tend the garden and learn about gardening and the environment.

    Registration is required.

  • Jul/Tue/2018 5:30 PM - Jul/Tue/2018 6:30 PM

    Learn to code in Minecraft! Minecraft Code Connection works with Scratch to allow students to code in a fun and familiar environment.

    Registration is required.

  • Jul/Tue/2018 7:00 PM - Jul/Tue/2018 8:00 PM

    (Writing, Plays, Films and Novel), Acting and Directing International Theatre, Film/TV- novelist playwright Sarah Levine Simon (recently deceased) and actor/director Roger Hendricks Simon.

    Tuesday, July 24
    7:00-8:00 pm

    Mr. Simon will discuss Ms. Levine Simon's recent novel WINGED VICTORY and their theatre and film work in NYC, L.A., London and internationally.

    Roger Hendricks Simon played Bernie Jacobs in Oliver Stone's WALL STREET, MONEY NEVER SLEEPS (Blue Ray DVD) opposite Michael Douglas and Josh Brolin, he previously received critical acclaim for playing the lead role in Best Feature and Audience Favorite award winner THE SUBLET. A graduate of Yale School of Drama and founding member of Robert Brustein's Yale Rep Co. in '67, he was elected to Notable Names in American Theatre for directing, acting and producing for Yale Rep, Joe Papp's N.Y. Shakespeare Festival, London's Royal Court Theatre, Dublin's Abbey Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Lincoln Center, BAM, Edinburgh and Nancy (France) Festivals, O'Neill and Aspen (Co.) Playwrights Conferences, Juilliard Opera and Theatre Depts., LaMama and Roundabout Theatres.

    Directed John Travolta, John Lithgow, James Earl Jones, James Woods, Samuel L. Jackson, Bibi Anderson, Tovah Feldshuh and Christine Baranski in NY and London premiers by Tennessee Williams, John Guare, Sam Shepard, David Hare, Michael Weller, Terrence McNally, Lanford Wilson and William Saroyan among others.

    Artistic Director of THE SIMON STUDIO in NYC since 1978, - an award winning theatre/film training, development and production center combining professional actors, playwrights/screenwriters and directors.

    Sarah Levine Simon enjoyed a dual career as a musician (opera singer) and writer. She appeared as a soloist throughout the United States and Europe, singing difficult soprano repertory such as Bach Cantata No. 51, Lukas Foss’s Time Cycle, and the lyric soprano operatic repertory. Writing began for the soprano as a way to access the literary texts she sang, and it led to her creating her own narratives. Writing credits include: Bernardo’s Farewell and Mouse Music, stories for actors and orchestra, produced with a grant from The National Endowment for the Arts, narrated by actress Tovah Feldshuh, among others. She wrote two plays on commission for Plays for Living. The Portrait written as a radio play for National Public Radio in 1983 finally received a production by the Ad Lib theater company at Theater 54 in New York City to critical acclaim in 2014. She wrote, produced and sang as the “gourmet diva” in five musical videos to introduce classical music and have a little fun with it as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSJs9EEzJnA. In February of 2017, The Dressmaker’s Secret, a play co-written by Mihai Grunfeld received a critically acclaimed and sold out Off Broadway production at 59E59 Theatres in New York City. With Winged Victory and Locked Out, she makes her debut as a novelist.

    Registration is required. To register please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

  • Jul/Wed/2018 5:00 PM - Jul/Wed/2018 6:00 PM

    Mid-Hudson Battle of the Books encourages a community of engaged middle-school-aged readers in our five-county region by introducing them to great books, authors, and their fellow readers in an atmosphere of friendly competition and good sportsmanship.

    Read eight books and answer questions about them in trivia battle against other teams. The summer program culminates with a regional battles on September 8 at Ulster County Community College. Our team will meet once a week for practice.

  • Jul/Wed/2018 1:30 PM - Jul/Wed/2018 2:30 PM

    Grades 2-4: Wed 7/11 7/25, 8/8, 1:30-2:30 pm, Library Annex - Ms. Carla


    Come get messy and make mistakes (and fix them!), as we explore the world of STEAM. Through weekly challenges, we’ll build, create, and problem solve in this interactive club.


    Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.