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Mira Fink Watercolor Classes Starting Up!

Saturdays, October 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, & 22

12:30 to 3:30pm

Learn to paint in watercolor for the first time or continue improving your skills. Through demonstrations and individual instruction you will le3arn about using watercolor materials, techniques, composition, creating color values and more in a fun and supportive environment.  See more paintings, and find information about Mira at her website:

Register in advance at the Library by calling  845-338-5580. The cost is $150.

See You There!

The Town of Esopus Library presents

the First Program of our

New Travel Series!


Cultural  Insights Through Travel: Colombia,

a Case Study

Thursday, October 23rd, 7:00 pm

 Come to  learn about this beautiful country and its people.



Sue Mounkhall will present slides and tell us about the art, nature, food, and  social strata, as well as many more areas of interest.  She will also bring items that she brought back for us to to view, as well as some food to sample. Sue is an educator who has spent much of her life in the field, teaching at all levels.  Today she travels about 6 months of the year to all parts of the globe, including Asia, where for several winters she and her husband trained teachers at a university in Battanbang, Cambodia.


 Esopus Lib Painting, Eng

Painted and Gifted by Loman Eng


Dear Library Patrons:

The Town of Esopus Library Board of Trustees remains committed to the Library and its continued growth. We ask for your patience and continued support while the Library implements its new vision. We look forward to your continued patronage. Thank you, Town of Esopus Library Board of Trustees


Project Hamlet on the Hudson – Town of Esopus Library

Project Mirrors and Windows

“With a ‘mirror’ book and ‘window’ book in hand, reading proficiency is at the front door.”

Project Mirrors and Windows is a newly minted organization whose leading objective is to promote child literacy by providing high quality multicultural children’s books to all children. Their goal is to increase the volume of “mirror” and “window” books upon the shelves of every public, school, and classroom library. The Town of Esopus Library benefits directly from this project by receiving free multicultural books for our children’s collection.

The Project is looking for and welcomes all support from library patrons. You can help in the following ways:

- Spread the word about multicultural literature; be a child literacy advocate.

- Volunteer for their current project; your involvement will make a significant difference.

- Make a donation; help them reach their book purchasing goal.

For more information, visit their website:  Information is also available in the Library.

Scheduled Board Meetings*

Board of Trustee Meeting: 4th Wednesday, 6:30 PM Roxanne Pecora, President

Research and Development Committee- 1st Tuesday 5:30 pm Margaret Phelan, Chair

Finance Committee: Next meeting Wednesday, November 19th at 5:00 pm Kathy Milhaven, Treasurer

Governance & Personnel Committee- 2nd Tuesday 5:00 pm Chris Griggs and April Oneto, Co-Chairs

Buildings & Grounds Committee – Regularly 2nd Monday at 6:00 pm Earl Johnson, Chair

*All meetings are at the Library unless otherwise noted.

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