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


AARP Tax Preparation Help
Mondays through April 8
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Appointments are required
The Gardiner Library and the AARP Tax Aide provide free tax services to low and moderate income taxpayers. Appointments can be made by calling 845-443-8823 weekdays between 11 and 3 or email anytime UlsterTaxAide@Mail.Com, providing your name and phone number, to schedule an appointment.
For more info click here.

Songwriter Circle - Hudson Valley Music Collective
Wednesday March 20
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.


Super Special Story Time- Maple Sugaring
Thursday March 21
1:30 to 2:30 PM
Join special guest Nick Martin, Environmental Educator at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, and Children’s Librarian Amy Laber, for a special story time all about maple syrup! Children will hear stories about maple sugaring and they’ll learn what a maple tree looks like.
For more info click here.

Library Board Meeting
Thursday March 21
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.

Longevity Workshop with Sarah Choi
Saturday March 23
10:00 to 11:00 AM

Community members are encouraged to rethink their conceptions of health, aging, personal fulfillment and the second half of their lives. The workshop will be a mixture of presentation and kinesthetic learning.
For more info click here.


Battle of the Books 2019- Informational Meeting
Saturday March 23
2:30 to 3:30 PM
Pre-registration required.
Learn about the exciting library competition that allows students Grade 7 and up to compete against other public libraries in this Jeopardy-style match. Community Service hours for team members. Monthly team meet-ups at the library April through June and weekly over the summer. T-Shirts, prizes and more.
For more info click here.

Painting the Light With Monet: Literature-Based Art Workshop with Jill Obrig
Sunday March 24
2:00 to 4:00 PM
$15 per child
Pre-registration and payment due 3/18.
For Grades 2-4. Attendees will look at the art of Monet and learn how he saw the same scene, but at different times of day and year!
After reading Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenrad Pak they can paint a scene created with different colors, using watercolors and crayons, and become Monet!

For more info click here.


Artist Reception: Rachel Swersey
Sunday March 24
4:30 to 6:30 PM
Come meet the artist of the current Community Room art exhibit. Summer in Winter I Paintings by Rachel Swersey Artist Reception brings the colors and warmth of summer to life in paint.
For more info click here.

Writing Workshop with Laurence Carr
Mondays March 25 | April 1 | April 8 | April 22
7:00 to 8:30 PM
$15 per session | $45 for entire series
Pre registration preferred. Walk-ins welcome
This Fact or Fiction workshop will help those interested in writing their stories and memoirs. Laurence Carr, author of fiction, plays and poetry will lead the workshop.
For more info click here.


Spring Sugar Cookie Dance Party
Saturday March 30
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
No registration required.
Kids ages 2-5 are invited to decorate an assortment of Spring-themed sugar cookies, craft their own chia pet and show off their dance skills in celebration of Spring.
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Kids Science Program: What's Up With Static Electricity?
Saturday March 30
2:00 to 3:00 PM
Sign up by March 24
For children ages 6-10. This free event will explore static electricity through a variety of experiments and inquiry based activities.
For more info click here.

Creating Reflections on Your Fish: Literature Based Art- Workshop with Jill Obrig
Sunday March 31
2:00 to 4:00 PM
Register by March 25 with payment.
$15 per child, Grades K-4.
After reading Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, attendees will delve into using unusual materials and design their own Rainbow Fish.
For more info click here.


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