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News & Upcoming Events
Pre-register for classes and events by visiting the Circulation Desk or calling 845-255-1255

Summer Book BINGO
Now through September 7
For all ages.
Pick up a BINGO card at the library.
Complete a BINGO row by reading 5 books. Return your card for a special prize and enter a drawing for a grand prize.

2019 Book Sale Volunteers Needed!
Friday September 6 for Set Up
9:30 AM - ?
Saturday September 7
10:00 AM - 4 PM
We'll need a few people to help restock the tables.
Sunday September 8 for Clean Up
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Help us pack up the books that are left.
Please consider donating some time, especially Friday & Sunday. The more helpers we have, the quicker the work gets done. Call the library and let us know when you can help. Walk-ins always welcome.
Thank you for any time you can give.

New Artwork: Raymond Schleinkofer
Exhibit will be up now through July 28
Artist Reception: Saturday July 13 |1:30 to 3:30 PM
"Still Painting at 90" explores the work of Raymond Schleinkofer, a Hudson Valley local and his journey as an artist through trial and error.
For more info on the artist reception, click here.

Children's Nature Program: I Love Bugs!
Wednesday July 17
1:00 to 2:00 PM
Pre-register by July 10th
Free. Space is limited.
Children 4-7 years learn about the basic characteristics of insects, read stories, sing songs about them and go on a bug hunt. Children will have the opportunity to search for insects outside the library with nets and magnifiers and create a bug craft!
For more info click here.

Songwriter Circle - Hudson Valley
Music Collective
Wednesday July 17
6:30 to 8:00 PM
Bi-Monthly on the third Wednesday
$10 suggested donation
New songwriter circle program hosted by the Hudson Valley Music Collective (HVMC). Musicians are given the chance to share with each other the successes and pitfalls of composing. Each circle ends with a short set from a guest artist.
For more info click here.

Library Board Meeting
Thursday July 18
7:00 to 9:00 PM

Board meetings are open to the public on the third Thursday of the month. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Summer Sugar Cookie Dance Party
Saturday July 20
11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Decorate summer themed cookies, toss beach balls, fun under the sprinkler, music and a project. Bring your own towel! No registration required. Kids ages 2-5 are invited to decorate an assortment of Summer-themed sugar cookies
For more info click here.

Summer Songwriter Showcase
Saturday July 20
2:00 to 4:00 PM
Free, rain or shine.
The Gardiner Library presents a summer music series featuring Hudson Valley based singer-songwriters performing in the round style. This show's featured performers include: Frank McGinnis, Ciarra Fragale, and Dante DeFelice.
For more info click here.

Monopoly Board Game Making Day
Sunday July 21
12:30 to 2:00 PM
Cost: $12. Pre-register by July 14th.
Pick the theme you will be making when registering: Harry Potter, Wings of Fire, Warriors, Mythology, or Star Wars.

Family program for ages 7 to adult. Design your own table-top game board version of Monopoly. Listen to the story Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented by Tanya Lee Stone and be inspired to make your own monopoly-style board game.

For more info click here.

Slow Jam at Gardiner Library
Sunday July 21
3:30 to 5:15 PM
All musicians and acoustic instruments are welcome. Slow Jam allows those new to playing an acoustic instrument to practice with some friendly, local musicians. There’s no audience and no pressure.
For more info click here.

Apollo 11 and After: What We Have Learned About the Moon Presentation
Tuesday July 23
7:30 to 8:30 PM
Dr. Willie Yee, a Solar System Ambassador gives a presentation on the historic, scientific breakthrough that is Apollo 11. This presentation will review some of the scientific findings of the Apollo missions, and others since, as well as future possible missions to the moon.
For more info click here.

Anime Club-My Neighbor Totoro
Wednesday July 24
5:30 to 8:00 PM
Watch the anime favorite, My Neighbor Totoro while enjoying snacks and drawing and/or coloring characters. Drawing supplies will be provided. Sushi snacks, popcorn and refreshments.
For more info click here.

Harry Potter Party and Movie Night
Friday July 26
6:00 to 9:00 PM
Potions, magical fare, hovering owls and mysterious mailings. Bring your own broom to decorate. Make a Golden Snitch & wand. Themed snacks. Watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone while taking part in this mystical evening of events!

For more info click here.

Story Time From Space
Saturday July 27
12:00 to 1:00 PM
Aspiring space travelers and explorers of all ages, come read with the astronauts!! 3...2..1... BLAST OFF! We'll hear REAL astronauts read picture books to you from space! We'll make our own space crafts to take home.
For more info click here.


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