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

Monday Apr 30, 2018, 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 in Grades 4 and up

Tuesday May 1, 2018, 5 p.m. 6 p.m.

Art class image

Acrylic painting inspired by Beatriz Milhazes by Maria Covino

Drawing–Painting–Sculpture–Design–Mixed Media
Collage–Crafts–Printmaking–Art History

Please phone 359-4595 to register

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will offer a series of art classes for students in grades 4 and up taught by Alexis Starke. Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 5:00 - 6:00 PM.

Classes will cover a variety of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, mixed media, collage, printmaking, and crafts. Inspiration will be taken from the greats of art history, contemporary artists, and our beautiful surroundings in Piermont on the Hudson River. Creativity will be developed in a supportive environment. And we always have fun!

Classes are free and all materials are included. Older clothes and/ or smocks (provided by the library or by students) are recommended. Please arrive to class a couple of minutes early to put on a smock and get settled. Classes are held outside when possible in the Library's gardens and in adjacent parks and open space. These are drop-off classes. As art projects typically take several weeks, attendance at class each week is important. The class will culminate with a Student Art Show and Artists' Reception in the Library's beautiful galleries. Please feel free to e-mail alexis.starke@gmail.com with any questions. Please phone the library at 359-4595 to register.

Exhibition: Cecilia Lotse and Mehr Khan Williams - Australian Journey: Cityscapes and Interior Landscapes

Tuesday May 1, 2018 Thursday May 31, 2018

Lotse and williams

by Mehr Khan Williams

Lotse and williams

by Cecilia Lotse

Artists' Reception: Sunday, May 6th, 3 - 5 PM

For the month of May, the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library presents a joint exhibition of watercolor paintings by Cecilia Lotse and Mehr Khan Williams titled Australian Journey: Cityscapes and Interior Landscapes. An artists' reception will be held on Sunday, May 6th, from 3 - 5 PM.

Cecilia Lotse and Mehr Khan Williams traveled to Australia together in March 2016. Through their paintings, they reflect on the varied nature of this ancient land, from bustling and modern coastal cities to a mystical and unique interior landscape not touched by human activity for millennia.

Art Classes for Children in Grades 1 - 4

Wednesday May 2, 2018, 5 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Art class image

Acrylic painting inspired by Beatriz Milhazes by Maria Covino

Drawing–Painting–Sculpture–Design–Mixed Media
Collage–Crafts–Printmaking–Art History

Please phone 359-4595 to register

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will offer a series of art classes for students in grades 1 - 4 taught by Alexis Starke. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00 - 5:45 PM.

Classes will cover a variety of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, mixed media, collage, printmaking, and crafts. Inspiration will be taken from the greats of art history, contemporary artists, and our beautiful surroundings in Piermont on the Hudson River. Creativity will be developed in a supportive environment. And we always have fun!

Classes are free and all materials are included. Older clothes and/ or smocks (provided by the library or by students) are recommended. Please arrive to class a couple of minutes early to put on a smock and get settled. Classes are held outside when possible in the Library's gardens and in adjacent parks and open space. These are drop-off classes. As art projects typically take several weeks, attendance at class each week is important. The class will culminate with a Student Art Show and Artists' Reception in the Library's beautiful galleries. Please feel free to e-mail alexis.starke@gmail.com with any questions. Please phone the library at 359-4595 to register.

Library Board Meeting

Wednesday May 2, 2018, 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.

Story & Craft with Miss Nancy for Ages 3 - 7

Thursday May 3, 2018, 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Story and craft image

Looking for fun at the end of a busy day?

Listen to some themed pictured books read by our children's librarian and then make a simple creative craft on that seasonal theme.

Let's Knit! - Grades 3 and up

Thursday May 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

For children in grades 3 and up with an adult practice partner. Learn the basics of knitting and practice together at home.

Adult-child pairs register together. Call 845-359-4595.

Needles and yarn provided.

Art Classes for Children - Winter/ Spring 2018

Saturday May 5, 2018, 12:30 p.m. 1:20 p.m.

Art class image

Acrylic painting inspired by Beatriz Milhazes by Maria Covino

Drawing–Painting–Sculpture–Design–Mixed Media
Collage–Crafts–Printmaking–Art History

Please phone 359-4595 to register

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will offer a series of art classes for students in grades 2 - 6 taught by Alexis Starke. Classes will be held on Saturdays from 12:30 - 1:20 PM. The first class will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018.

Classes will cover a variety of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, mixed media, collage, printmaking, and crafts. Inspiration will be taken from the greats of art history, contemporary artists, and our beautiful surroundings in Piermont on the Hudson River. Creativity will be developed in a supportive environment. And we always have fun!

Classes are free and all materials are included. Older clothes and/ or smocks (provided by the library or by students) are recommended. Please arrive to class a couple of minutes early to put on a smock and get settled. Classes are held outside when possible in the Library's gardens and in adjacent parks and open space. These are drop-off classes. As art projects typically take several weeks, attendance at class each week is important. The class will culminate with a Student Art Show and Artists' Reception in the Library's beautiful galleries. Please feel free to e-mail alexis.starke@gmail.com with any questions. Please phone the library at 359-4595 to register.

Artist's Reception

Sunday May 6, 2018, 3 p.m. 5 p.m.

Artist's Reception for the May gallery exhibition.

Read more about this exhibition »

Toddler Story Time with Miss Judy or Miss Nancy

Monday May 7, 2018, 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 7, 2018, 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 in Grades 4 and up

Tuesday May 8, 2018, 5 p.m. 6 p.m.

Art class image

Acrylic painting inspired by Beatriz Milhazes by Maria Covino

Drawing–Painting–Sculpture–Design–Mixed Media
Collage–Crafts–Printmaking–Art History

Please phone 359-4595 to register

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will offer a series of art classes for students in grades 4 and up taught by Alexis Starke. Classes will be held on Tuesdays from 5:00 - 6:00 PM.

Classes will cover a variety of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, mixed media, collage, printmaking, and crafts. Inspiration will be taken from the greats of art history, contemporary artists, and our beautiful surroundings in Piermont on the Hudson River. Creativity will be developed in a supportive environment. And we always have fun!

Classes are free and all materials are included. Older clothes and/ or smocks (provided by the library or by students) are recommended. Please arrive to class a couple of minutes early to put on a smock and get settled. Classes are held outside when possible in the Library's gardens and in adjacent parks and open space. These are drop-off classes. As art projects typically take several weeks, attendance at class each week is important. The class will culminate with a Student Art Show and Artists' Reception in the Library's beautiful galleries. Please feel free to e-mail alexis.starke@gmail.com with any questions. Please phone the library at 359-4595 to register.

Art Classes for Children in Grades 1 - 4

Wednesday May 9, 2018, 5 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Art class image

Acrylic painting inspired by Beatriz Milhazes by Maria Covino

Drawing–Painting–Sculpture–Design–Mixed Media
Collage–Crafts–Printmaking–Art History

Please phone 359-4595 to register

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will offer a series of art classes for students in grades 1 - 4 taught by Alexis Starke. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:00 - 5:45 PM.

Classes will cover a variety of materials and techniques in drawing, painting, design, sculpture, mixed media, collage, printmaking, and crafts. Inspiration will be taken from the greats of art history, contemporary artists, and our beautiful surroundings in Piermont on the Hudson River. Creativity will be developed in a supportive environment. And we always have fun!

Classes are free and all materials are included. Older clothes and/ or smocks (provided by the library or by students) are recommended. Please arrive to class a couple of minutes early to put on a smock and get settled. Classes are held outside when possible in the Library's gardens and in adjacent parks and open space. These are drop-off classes. As art projects typically take several weeks, attendance at class each week is important. The class will culminate with a Student Art Show and Artists' Reception in the Library's beautiful galleries. Please feel free to e-mail alexis.starke@gmail.com with any questions. Please phone the library at 359-4595 to register.

Story & Craft with Miss Nancy for Ages 3 - 7

Thursday May 10, 2018, 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Story and craft image

Looking for fun at the end of a busy day?

Listen to some themed pictured books read by our children's librarian and then make a simple creative craft on that seasonal theme.

Let's Knit! - Grades 3 and up

Thursday May 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

For children in grades 3 and up with an adult practice partner. Learn the basics of knitting and practice together at home.

Adult-child pairs register together. Call 845-359-4595.

Needles and yarn provided.

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