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Intro To Line Dancing
Saturday, April 25th at 11:00am
Come learn some basic line dances with Sherry Thomas!
Hop on the Bus!
Thursday, May 28th
Join us as the Friends of the Esopus Library travel to the
New York Botanical Gardens to see the Frida
$65 fee includes bus fare, driver tip, and access to all sections of the
Registration ends May 5th.
We will board the bus at 8:30 am at the former Ames/Steve and Barry’s parking lot.
Lunch on your own. Board the return bus at 2:30 pm.
Landscape Oil Painting Classes with
Tuesdays from 1:00 pm -3:30 pm- April 28th through June 2nd
Explore the concepts and techniques of the Hudson River and Barbizon Schools through the presentations and demonstrations by the instructor. Composition, value, colors, and light will be discussed. All are welcomed!
Registration is Required
Register at the circulation desk or call the library. Class materials must be purchased by the student; the list can be picked up at the circulation desk upon registration. Other than materials, classes are free!
A Holocaust Survivor’s Testimony with Tibor Spitz
Thursday, April 30th at 6:00pm
Tibor Spitz survived the holocaust in Slovakia. Although never placed in a concentration camp, he and his family hid in the forest of Slovakia to escape persecution. Out of a large family, only six members survived. After the war, Tibor became a glass specialist and earned a Ph.D. in chemistry. After retirement, he became a full time artist. Come listen to him give a testimony of his life!
Basic Computer Skills for Seniors
Two Class series to choose from:
Tuesdays, May 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 1:00-2:00 or
Fridays, May 8, 15, 22, 29 at 1:00- 2:00 pm
These classes are designed for people with no previous computer skills. We will be covering all the basic skills you will need to be digitally literate!
(Note: The computers will be unavailable to the public during these times. We apologize for any inconvenience.)
Absolutely free! Call the Library to sign up.
River Read Poetry Event
Friday, May 8th at 6:00pm
Oaxaca Cultural Celebration
Tuesday, May 12th 6:00-8:00pm
Celebration will kick off with a presentation by Tom and Sue Mounkhall on the culture of Oaxaca. This presentation will cover Oaxaca’s flora, art (gallery and street), food, architecture, celebrations, and archaeological sites. The community is then invited to bring in anything related to the culture, including food!
Please contact the library if you plan to bring a food item!
Defensive Driving Course
Satuday, May 16th from 10:00am- 4:00pm
All participants must pre-register for this program. Cost of attendance is $40.00. Participants can pay online at digitaldefensivedriving.com, at the or on the day of the program.
It’s a Toy Swap!
Monday, May 18th at 6:00pm
Bring in your gently used toys and swap them out with others. Please only bring in toys that are in good condition.
For adults only!
Transformative Power of Music with Steve Gorn
Wednesday, May 20th at 6:30pm
Much more than entertainment, music is a dynamic force, a medium for change, and a transmitter of social values, skills, mythology, and religion. Drawing on years of travel, Grammy winner and world music performance and recording artist, Steve Gorn, will play the Indian Bansuri Flute, offer a short “call and response” singing practice, and illuminate the ways in which music connects mind, and body, an individual and society, and humanity to nature.
Introduction to Digital Photography with Sally Delmerico
Saturday, May 30th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
Learn the basics of digital photography with this introductory class. Participants must bring their own cameras. Please register by calling the library, or at the circulation desk. Please provide, at that time, the make and model of camera you plan to bring. Class is free!
Friend’s Book Sale!
$10 Preview Sale – Friday, May 29th from 5:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday, May 29th and Sunday, May 30th 9:00am-4:00pm
Scheduled Board Meetings*
Board of Trustee Meeting: 4th Wednesday, 6:30 pm Roxanne Pecora, President Research and Development Committee- April 15th, 5:00 pm Margaret Phelan, Chair Finance Committee: Wednesday, May 20th, 4:30 pm Kathy Milhaven, Treasurer Governance & Personnel Committee- 2nd Tuesday 5:00 pm Chris Griggs & April Oneto, Co-Chairs Buildings & Grounds Committee – 2nd Thursday, 4:00 pm Marion Zimmer, Chair
*All meetings are at the Library unless otherwise noted.
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