Special Events

Fancy Nancy Tea Party 2011

Fancy Nancy Tea Party for children 4-8, Dec. 29, 2011.

Special events at the Library have included concerts, staged readings, monthly film screenings, book discussions with authors, exhibit opening receptions, annual gift of art shows, nature and history presentations, art and music classes for children, holiday crafts for children, and much more. The events have been very well received by the community. Our concerts and film screenings have attracted large audiences of over 100 people attending.

We hope you will join us for some of the upcoming Special Events » and come see the revolving Art Exhibits » that are always on display at the Library.

Highlights of the Library's Past Special Events:

Samples of special events in reverse order:

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Scarecrow contest 2011

Annual Scarecrow Contest: judged by Mayor Chris Sanders and sponsored by the Friends of the Library - Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011.

Halloween Story time 2011

Miss Judy and Miss Nancy hosted Halloween story times with dressup and treats! Oct. 2011.

Halloween Story time 2011 - 2

Miss Judy and Miss Nancy hosted Halloween story times with dressup and treats! Oct. 2011.

Local author book fair Oct. 2011

Local Author Book Fair - 15 authors were on hand to talk about their books of fiction and nonfiction, with books for children, young adults, and adult readers - Oct. 16, 2011.

Jeffrey of Bossy Frog Band

Jeffrey of the Bossy Frog Band performing a special Toddler Storytime concert sponsored by Piermont Dental, on April 4, 2011.

Marc Farre and Didi Conn

First Friday Film series screened the classic summer movie Grease, with Didi Conn, who was immortalized in her role as Frenchy, as a special guest. In the photo: Marc Farre and Didi Conn, Aug. 5, 2011.

Mariam Armstrong

Local author and Library Trustee, Marian Armstrong, presents her novel "Musings of a Mystery Sibling" - photo by Laura Armstrong. April 5, 2011.

Hudson Rising pannel discussion

Klaus Jacob during a panel discussion "Piermont and the Rising Hudson" held on March 20, 2011.

Agnes Cazina Toddle Storytime

Agnes Caniza reading to the children during a special Toddler Storytime on April 4, 2011.

Annie Hickman and Analiisa Rubin

Costume designer Annie Hickman (right) and photographer Analiisa Rubin at April 5, 2009 opening reception.

Harpist Alyssa Reit

Harpist Alyssa Reit performed French and Spanish music at one of the Library's Spring 2009 concert series - Sunday, March 22, 2009.

Fakoli drummer

Fakoli African Dance & Drum program April 18, 2010.

Gift of Art Show - Library Staff

Library staff from left to right: Alexis Starke, Grace Mitchell, former Library Director Grace Meyer and Jessica Bowen.

book sale

The Friends of the Library held a book sale during the 2009 Applefest event at Flywheel Park. Helping with the book sale setup is Library Director Jessica Bowen (left).

Purple Rose of Cairo event

Friday, October 3, 2008 - First Friday Film Series presented The Purple Rose of Cairo, a Woody Allen film which was filmed in Piermont. Prior to the screening, Piermont photo-journalist Sally Savage spoke about her experiences photographing the movie filming and how much it changed Piermont. 80-100 people were in attendance.

Scarecrow scarebrarian

"Scarebrarian" at the 1st Annual Scarecrow Design Contest, sponsored by The Friends of the Library. A total of 12 scarecrows were made and 2 winning scarecrows were selected by Piermont Mayor Chris Sanders - Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008.

Exhibit: Gift of Art Show

Sunday, December 7, 2008 - Gift of Art Show gala reception. The Library held its annual art show, which exhibited works of 22 notable local artists. Sale of art benefits the library operations and programming.

Pumpkin painting 2008

Pumpkin Painting Party was held on Wednesday, October 22, 2008. The regular Art Class was expanded to welcome other children to this special pre-Halloween event. 26 children decorated a pumpkin to take home for Halloween!

Birds of Prey July 17 2008

Close Encounters With Birds of Prey, presented by Bill from the Delaware Valley Raptor Center, who brought live raptors to the library for this special event - Thursday, July 17, 2008.

June 22, 2008 concert with Gamelan Son of Lion

Concert of contemporary music for the Javanese gamelan performed by the Gamelan Son of Lion. Sunday,‭ ‬June 22, 2008.

June 8, '08 Big Night library movie event introduced by Mark Farre

June 8, 2008 - the movie Big Night was the first film shown at the monthly 1st Friday Film Series, with series producer Marc Farre.

Refreshments at special event

Homemade refreshments were served at a special concert held on Sunday, February 15, 2009 featuring Spinto Tenor Salvatore Chiarelli.

Concert at Piermont Library

Chamber concert with The Norwood Trio performing music by Bach, Mozart & Pergolese. 114 people attended the concert - Sunday, February 3, 2008.

April 8, 2008 jazz concert with Charles Descarfino & Friends

Jazz concert, with musical performance by Charles Descarfino & Friends, had about 90 people in attendance - Sunday, April 6, 2008.

July 14, 2007 Betsy Franco Feeney presents

Special presentation by illustrations by Betsy Franco Feeney, July 14, 2007.

  • Sunday, February 15, 2009 - Concert: an afternoon of Italian Songs, Love Ballads, Musical Theater Pieces and More... with Spinto Tenor Salvatore Chiarelli.

  • March 2008 - The Off World Theatre presented several staged readings of Edgar Allen Poe.

  • Kamishibai: Japanese Storytelling and Crafts took place over several months in 2007.

Please see upcoming Events listing and schedule »

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