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Let's Knit! - Grades 3 and up

Thursday Mar 29, 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.

DIY Crafts

Thursday Apr 5, 2018, 4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

All ages welcome, accompanied by a parent

Thursday, April 5, drop in from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m for fun and a surprise snack.

Family Movie Night featuring: Wonder (2017) [PG] 1 hr. 53 min.

Thursday Apr 5, 2018, 8 p.m.

Please call or come in to register.

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First Friday Film Series presents: Across the Universe (2007) [PG-13] 2 hr 13 min

Friday Apr 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Monthly series: 1st Friday of every month. Free and open to public.

Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup…

Blackbird singing in the dead of night…

I’ve just seen a face I can’t forget the time or place where we just met she’s just the girl for me and I want all the world to see we’ve met…

Admit it. You just now had to stop yourself from singing every one of those songs. Those and a dozen or so more Beatles classics comprise the musical portion of Julie Taymore’s spectacular Across the Universe. It’s a love story, boy meets girl, loses girl, regains girl, while having adventures and meet assorted colorful characters along the way. All set in the backdrop of the turmoil of the 60s. Lucy, Jude, Max, Prudence, Sadie, JoJo Starbuck, yeah, I told you you knew these characters. This film gives new resonance and layers of meaning to songs you thought you knew.

Come sing along while we stretch out the sound system and watch these two kids fall in love Across the Universe. Get by with a little help from your friends. Above all , remember Love Is All You Need. And in fact, as I think on it, not only will we allow singing along, we might well require it.

Friday, April 6, 7:30 pm, Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Library. FREE.

There is a little bit of nudity, and a bit more drug use portrayed. It was PG-13 in theaters, please keep this in mind if you have younger viewers.

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Artist's Reception

Sunday Apr 8, 2018, 2 p.m. 4 p.m.

Artist's Reception for the April gallery exhibition.

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Earth Day Masterpieces

Thursday Apr 19, 2018, 6 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Children are invited to use recycled materials to make masterpieces and eat some yummy dessert.

All ages welcome.

Please call 845-359-4595 to register.

Family Bingo Night

Friday Apr 20, 2018 Thursday Apr 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. 8 p.m.

For children age 5 and up with an adult.

Enjoy a few rounds of Bingo with snacks and prizes.

Call to 845-359-4595 register.

Sunday Poetry Salon 2018

Sunday Apr 29, 2018, 2 p.m.

On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 2 p.m. the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library will close National Poetry Month with a reading by five local poets: Laurajean Zaino, Alison Stone, Lisa Rhodes-Ryabchich, Claudine Nash, and Michael Collins. After the presentation by our featured poets, members of the audience will have an opportunity to read original work during an open mic session. The open mic portion of this event will include readings by students in the library’s writing workshop.

Laurajean Zaino is a mom and a yoga teacher in Piermont, but her first love was the written word. She has an MFA in poetry and can’t help but find beauty everywhere. Early poems were mostly about love and nature, but lately things have reflected her spiritual study, giving way toward the great beyond. Her first manuscript is entitled “Release & Hold.” Find her on Facebook and Instagram as YogaAndAllIsWell.

Alison Stone has published four full-length collections, Dazzle (Jacar Press, 2018), Ordinary Magic, (NYQ Books, 2016), Dangerous Enough (Presa Press 2014), and They Sing at Midnight, which won the 2003 Many Mountains Moving Poetry Award; as well as three chapbooks. Masterplan, a book of collaborative poems with Eric Greinke, is due out in 2018. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, Barrow Street, Poet Lore, and many other journals and anthologies. She has been awarded Poetry’s Frederick Bock Prize and New York Quarterly’s Madeline Sadin award. A licensed psychotherapist, she has private practices in NYC and Nyack.,

Michael Collins’ poems have received Pushcart Prize nominations and appeared in more than 70 journals and magazines. He is also the author of the chapbooks How to Sing when People Cut off your Head and Leave it Floating in the Water and Harbor Mandala and the full-length collections Psalmandala and Appearances, which was named one of the best indie poetry collections of 2017 by Kirkus Reviews.

Claudine Nash is a psychologist and award-winning poet whose collections include The Wild Essential (Kelsay Books, 2017) and Parts per Trillion (Aldrich Press, 2016) as well as the chapbook The Problem with Loving Ghosts (Finishing Line Press, 2014). She also co-edited two collections for Madness Muse Press: Destigmatized (2017) and In So Many Words (2016). Her poetry has earned numerous literary distinctions including Pushcart Prize nominations and prizes from such publications and artistic organizations as Artists Embassy International, Thirty West Publishing House, The Song Is… and Eye on Life Magazine among others. Internationally published, her poems have appeared in a wide range of magazines and anthologies including Asimov’s Science Fiction, BlazeVOX, Cloudbank, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal and Dime Show Review.

Lisa Rhodes-Ryabchich is the author of Opening the Black Ovule Gate ( 2018) and We Are Beautiful Like Snowflakes (2016). Her poems have appeared most recently in http://www.praxismagonline, 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:

This event is free and open to the public. Please join us.

First Friday Film Series

Friday May 4, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Monthly series: 1st Friday of every month. Free and open to public.

Film to be announced.

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Magic Fairy Party

Thursday May 31, 2018, 5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Kids 4 and up are invited to a magic fairy party with wings and yummies.

Space is limited.

Please call 845-359-4595 to register.

First Friday Film Series

Friday Jun 1, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Monthly series: 1st Friday of every month. Free and open to public.

Film to be announced.

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First Friday Film Series

Friday Jul 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Monthly series: 1st Friday of every month. Free and open to public.

Film to be announced.

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