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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten for Pre-Schoolers

Thursday Sep 1, 2016 Wednesday May 31, 2017

If you read just three books a day to your young ones, you will have read over 1,000 in just one year!

Stop by the library to pick up your first reading log and we'll tell you all about it. Stickers and prizes.

Toddler Story Time with Miss Judy or Miss Nancy

Monday Apr 24, 2017, 10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children up to 3 years old with an adult.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Toddler Story Time with Miss Judy or Miss Nancy- session II

Monday Apr 24, 2017, 11:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children up to 3 years old with an adult.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Art Classes for Children Grades 1-4

Wednesday Apr 26, 2017, 5 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Children's Art Class

Children's Art Class with Alexis Starke

Weekly: Wednesday afternoons, starting on Sept. 21, 2016.

The Library is offering a series of free Art Classes for children in grades 1-4, taught by Alexis Starke. All materials will be provided. Smocks are provided as well, or children can bring their own.

Class size limited to 12 students. Please call 359-4595 to register.

Students will create imaginative art projects with a variety of themes. Projects will include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture and mixed media using a variety of materials and techniques suited to the age group. Students will be introduced to various artists from art history. Creativity is emphasized in a relaxed setting.

About the Teacher:

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Pre-School Story & Craft for ages 3 - 5

Thursday Apr 27, 2017, 4 p.m. 4:45 p.m.

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Weekly: Children ages 3 - 5 (not yet in Kindergarten) are invited to join Miss Nancy for stories and crafts weekly on Thursdays, 4:00 - 4:45.

Space is limited. Please call 359-4595 to register.

Sunday Poetry Salon

Sunday Apr 30, 2017, 2 p.m.

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library presents a reading by three local poets: Michael Collins, Claudine Nash and Lisa Rhodes-Ryabchich. Members of the audience will have an opportunity to read original work during an open mic session after the presentation by our featured poets.

Michael Collins’ poems have received Pushcart Prize nominations and have appeared in more than 50 journals and magazines, including Grist, Kenning Journal, Pank, and Smartish Pace. His first chapbook, How to Sing when People Cut off your Head and Leave it Floating in the Water, won the Exact Change Express Chapbook Contest in 2014. A full-length collection, Psalmandala, was published later that year, and a second chapbook, Harbor Mandala, appeared in 2015. Visit http://www.notthatmichaelcollins.com

Claudine Nash’s books include Parts per Trillion (Aldrich Press, 2016) and The Problem with Loving Ghosts (Finishing Line Press, 2014). She also co-edited the book In So Many Words: A Collection of Interviews and Poems from Today’s Poets with Adam Levon Brown (Madness Muse Press, 2016). Her poems have won prizes from Avalon Literary Review, Eye on Life Magazine, The Song Is… and Lady Chaos Press and have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies including Cloudbank, Asimov’s Science Fiction, StarLine, Yellow Chair Review, The Westchester Review, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, and The MOON magazine amongst others.

Lisa Rhodes-Ryabchich is the author of We Are Beautiful Like Snowflakes (http://www.finishinglinepress.com, 2016). Her poems have appeared most recently in http://www.praxismagonline.com/, Gather Round: A Collaboration of Cave Canem Workshop and Retreat Poets, and The Journal of Poetry Therapy. She received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Piermont, NY. Her poetry blog is lisarhodesryabchichpoetryblog.wordpress.com.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please join us.

Toddler Story Time with Miss Judy or Miss Nancy

Monday May 1, 2017, 10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children up to 3 years old with an adult.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Toddler Story Time with Miss Judy or Miss Nancy- session II

Monday May 1, 2017, 11:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children up to 3 years old with an adult.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Gallery Exhibition: Opposites Attract: Realism & Abstraction by Paula Madawick

Monday May 1, 2017 Wednesday May 31, 2017

Reception: May 7th 2:00 – 4:00 PM

For the month of May, the Library will exhibit Opposites Attract, an exhibition pairing Paula Madawick’s realistic and abstract artworks through color, form and composition.

Paula Madawick describes herself as

“… a third generation artist. My formative years were spent in Rockland County in an avant-garde household with cultural forces such as Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and John Cage. Their presences strongly influence me.

At 17 I moved to New York City, attended then quit the School of Visual Arts, and became artist’s assistant to Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. I also continued my art education through life experiences such as tending bar at Andy Warhol’s parties in the Factory.

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Art Classes for Children Grades 1-4

Wednesday May 3, 2017, 5 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Children's Art Class

Children's Art Class with Alexis Starke

Weekly: Wednesday afternoons, starting on Sept. 21, 2016.

The Library is offering a series of free Art Classes for children in grades 1-4, taught by Alexis Starke. All materials will be provided. Smocks are provided as well, or children can bring their own.

Class size limited to 12 students. Please call 359-4595 to register.

Students will create imaginative art projects with a variety of themes. Projects will include drawing, painting, collage, sculpture and mixed media using a variety of materials and techniques suited to the age group. Students will be introduced to various artists from art history. Creativity is emphasized in a relaxed setting.

About the Teacher:

Read more »

Library Board Meeting

Wednesday May 3, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Monthly meetings: the Library Board usually meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

Please call the library for specific dates.

Read about the Board of Trustees.

Pre-School Story & Craft for ages 3 - 5

Thursday May 4, 2017, 4 p.m. 4:45 p.m.

Story and craft icon

Weekly: Children ages 3 - 5 (not yet in Kindergarten) are invited to join Miss Nancy for stories and crafts weekly on Thursdays, 4:00 - 4:45.

Space is limited. Please call 359-4595 to register.

Toddler Story Time with Miss Judy or Miss Nancy

Monday May 8, 2017, 10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children up to 3 years old with an adult.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Toddler Story Time with Miss Judy or Miss Nancy- session II

Monday May 8, 2017, 11:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children up to 3 years old with an adult.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Cookbook Club

Tuesday May 9, 2017, 6:45 p.m.

Browse the featured cookbook at the front desk and sign up for the recipe you’d like to make. Then bring a batch of your selected dish to share, potluck style, during a round table discussion and tasting. Paper plates, napkins, and utensils will be provided by the library.

If your recipe doesn't work out, come anyway! We'd like to hear about your experiences with the recipe, what worked, what didn't, and why. That's what it's all about.

May book selection: The Baking Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum

A copy is available at the library's front desk. Once you've had a chance to peruse the book, please sign up for the recipe you'd like to make.

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