Join the Town of Esopus Library Board
Help us continue to grow our library into the future by sharing your abilities and engaging in the decision-making process.
For more information, please call 845-338-5580 or visit the library at
128 Canal St, Port Ewen
Library Board members must be a resident of the Town of Esopus and be over 18 years of age.
The Library’s Mission: To provide people of all ages with innovative life-long learning and leisure opportunities, by providing information, education, entertainment, and access to technology.
NEW GARDEN BEDS!
Tai Chi Chih with Ann Sherry
ROCK PAINTING! – for Adults
Bring an idea, a quote, anything that inspires you. We will be painting with acrylics on creek rocks. Hand painted rocks are great decorations for your home and make wonderful gifts. Materials will be provided. Free.
Lego Club – Family Program
Saturday, May 7th at 1:00 pm
LIVE MUSIC with Denise Jordan Finley
Let’s Go Into the Garden! – Family Program
Saturday, May 14th, at 1:00 pm
Puppetry and Politics in 1939
SPRING BOOK SALE!
$10.00 for admission
Sunday, May 22nd from 9-4 ($4.00 for a bag of books!)
We have many genres of interesting books, books on CD, DVD’s, Children’s Books and more!
Author Talk: River Road by Carol Goodman
Wednesday, May 25th at 6:30 pm
Acoustic Jam continues…
Mondays at 3:30 pm until May 16th
Join this casual gathering of acoustic musicians! We will be playing and singing folk songs, and other styles, too. Bring your own acoustic instruments.
If you don’t want to play an instrument, bring your voice!
There is a$10.00 materials fee
Juggling & Hooping lessons at the library!
5:00 – 6:00 Wednesdays
The Mid-Hudson Juggling Club teaches each other to juggle/hoop and have fun while we’re learning.
Bruce Engholm is the founder of the Mid-Hudson Juggling Club, and is a member of the International Juggling Association. Chiara Herman has been hooping obsessively since 2012, and has been teaching others since Day One. She is a certified hoop instructor and professional educator.
The weather is getting warmer, and you can play outside!
Hoops and juggling props will be provided! Free of charge!
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY!
BOOK A LIBRARIAN!
If you have a question about a computer program, ereader or device or just need a little assistance, make an appointment with library staff, and we will help you. Book a librarian for a 1 hour appointment. Bring your device, if possible, or we can utilize one of the library’s computers.
FREE Online Magazines!
Would you like to read your favorite magazines on your desktop, laptop or tablet without paying for a subscription? Click on the picture above or on the ZINIO logo on the side bar! You will be taken to the Mid-Hudson Library System page where you will need to create an account in order to log in to browse online magazines!
Discover, checkout and read online magazines on PC/mobile and offline on mobile apps. You may keep the title for as long as you would like – no holds – no checkout periods.
The entire magazine is replicated digitally page for page, including full color pictures. The Zinio technology includes intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. If you have any questions, please call 845-338-5580
MOVIES! Free MOVIES!
Indieflix is a website that, through your library, offers free viewings of independent films. 17 films from the Woodstock Film Festival are included! Click on the indieflix logo above (or on the side bar to the right) and you will be directed to the Ulster County Library System page where you will create a New Account to access the site.
Scheduled Board and Committee Meetings*
Board of Trustees Meeting: May 25th at 6:00. Roxanne Pecora, President; Research and Development Committee: May 12th at 5:30, Katie Zahedi and Margaret Phalen, C0-Chairs; Finance Committee: May 19th at 5:00, Kathy Milhaven, Chair; Governance & Personnel Committee: 2nd Tuesday at 5:00, April Oneto, Chair; Buildings & Grounds Committee: 2nd Monday at 5:00, Marion Zimmer, Chair. *All meetings are at the Library unless otherwise noted.
Links for Computer Classes Mouse Exercise by SeniorNet: http://seniornet.org/howto/mouseexercises/mousepractice.html Mousing Around Tutorial by Palm Beach County Library System: http://www.pbclibrary.org/mousing/ Free Touch Typing Tutorials by Sense-Lang.org: http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/ Member of the Mid-Hudson Library System
Check the catalog for books, movies and more How to Video
See what’s happening at the Library
Come Grow With Us!
Download free audio and ebooks
NEW! You may choose a 7, 14 or 21 day loan period for e-books.
You will need to create an account to view a wide variety of magazines!
You will need to create an account to access these marvelous films!
Learn how to renew your items yourself!
Group meets to discuss books on the first Thursday of each month at 7 PM
Our next meeting will be on May 5th .
At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
In this thrilling new novel from the author of Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen again demonstrates her talent for creating spellbinding period pieces. At the Water’s Edge is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman’s awakening as she experiences the devastation of World War II in a tiny village in the Scottish Highlands.
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