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Pre-register (when necessary) for classes and events by visiting the
Circulation Desk or calling 845-255-1255

Proposition 414
Voting on November 5th
NYS law allows voters the right to determine their library budget. The Gardiner Library Board is asking for the library's first budget increase since the library opened 11 years ago.
The cost per $100,000 of assessed home value is a $6 increase annually.
Visits to the Gardiner Library have increased by 20% since 2016.
Program attendance has increased 55% since 2011.

Fall Fundraiser
Saturday, October 19
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

At the Gardiner Library

Steve Johnson's Magic Variety Show &
Andrew Simmons' Wildlife Show

Face Painting I Make-Your-Own-Ice Cream Sundae I Halloween Crafts I And More
Raffle items from: Skydive the Ranch, Stone Wave Yoga, Uptown Attic, Mohonk Mountain House, The Green Room,Old Ford Farm, Jsky Dyes, Lucky C Stables and singing or piano lessons with Vickie Russell

Click here for more information and for tickets.

Library Board Meeting
Wednesday October 16 (new day of week this month)
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.

Library Closed During Fall Fundraiser
Regular library services will be closed Saturday October 19 for the Fall Fundraiser taking place on site.
Click here for more information and for tickets.

Yoga Nidra: Guided Meditation for Anxiety and Stress Relief with Wendy Blair
Sunday October 20
12:00 to 1:00 PM
$10 suggested donation
Monthly on the third Sunday

Join in a monthly Community Rest Circle. Yoga Nidra is a form of guided meditation that uses a combination of intention-setting, guided body scan, breath work and imagery as gateways to reducing mental, emotional and physical tensions.
For more info click here.

Teen Advisory Meeting
Sunday October 20
1:30 to 2:30 PM
Monthly on the third Sunday
Teens between the ages of 13 and 18 are invited to join the Teen Advisory Board. Advisors will help with Collection Development, Program Development, and more. Attendees can receive Community Service.
For more info click here.

Slow Jam at Gardiner Library
Sunday October 20
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.
Search historical records, stories, publications, photos and maps at

This collection can only be searched by using computers
on-site at the Gardiner Library.
This resource is provided free to the residents of Ulster County through the work of your County Executive, the Ulster County Legislature and your local library.

Friends of the Library Annual Jewelry and Accessory Sale
also featuring scarves and hand bags

The Friends of the Gardiner Library are now accepting donations of jewelry, scarves and hand bags for their
annual sale on
Saturday, November 2 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

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