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Adult Programs

Happening in February

Pet Food Drive

ALL MONTH!

We are holding a pet food drive to benefit the Ulster County SPCA! Please join us in showing some animal love and donate an item or two. Check out our display too! Here is the SPCA’s wish list.

 

Book-Opoly Reading Challenge

Starting Feb. 5 – April 12 we will be holding a reading challenge. Come in Get a Book-Opoly card and read, individually or as a family, and earn raffle tickets to win a fun prize! All ages are welcome.

 

Native Plant Series-

Welcoming Nature Back: garden design with birds and bees in mind

Saturday, February 5 at 11 a.m.

Saturday, March 5 at 11 a.m.

Saturday, April 2 at 11 a.m.

Cecily Frazier, from Cornell Cooperative Extension, will give a series of three talks about inviting pollinators into your yard by adding native plants to your landscape.

The first talk is why and how you can add more nature to your yard so that pollinators and other helpful creatures feel at home there.

 

Games!

Tuesday, February 8 at 2 p.m.

Bring a game, join a game, talk to friends and much more! 2nd Tuesday of every month!

 

Matinee Movie

Thursday, February 17 at 2 p.m.

Come and enjoy a great movie, some company and of course, popcorn! Suggested $2 donation. 3rd Thursday of each month

 

Keeping Your Loved One at Home

Saturday, February 19th at 11 a.m.

Strategies for aging in place will be discussed and questions will be addressed.

Christopher Grant, MS OTR/L, has been working in this field for over 17 years and has some tips and ideas that could help with caring for loved ones at home.

 

 

Robinson’s Wildlife

Monday, February 21 at 10:30 a.m.

Bill Robinson will be here to introduce us to a few of his bird friends. Turkey vultures, hawks and more birds of prey will be here to entertain.

 

Sew On & Sew Forth

Saturday, February 26th at 11 a.m.

Come and join Chrissy in a great new monthly sewing group. Learn to sew or build on skills you already have! The first month you will make a market tote bag!

 

 

Clothing Swap

Saturday, February 26th at 11 a.m.

Bring in the clothing your family has outgrown and leave with a whole new wardrobe! Clothing can be dropped off the Friday before the event & bring a bag to shop for previous loved items on the 26th. Please make sure all clothing is clean!

 

 

Happening in March

Medicare 101

Saturday, March 5th  at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, March 22 at 6 p.m.

Are you currently enrolled in Medicare? Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? Learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance options available to you. This program will simplify the choices you need to make, help you make informed decisions and explain what Medicare means for you! Presenter: James Farnham, MS, MBA, Licensed Agent

Sign up here:

March 5: https://bit.ly/3CwhsCF

March 22: https://bit.ly/30WqID2

 

 

Eudemonia Concert

Saturday, March 12th at 4 p.m.

Eudemonia: Known for their colorful and nuanced performances of new compositions and traditional repertoire, this trio of charismatic performers engages audiences with equal parts laughter and sensitivity.

 

 

In 15 words or less…

Pickup cards starting March 21st – return by April 4th

In the spirit of community, we ask that you share with us, in 15 words or less, how the pandemic, quarantines and everything in between has affected you. It can be anonymous, decorated, anything you like… just in 15 words or less.
All cards received back will be on display.

 

 

Motorcyclists Tune Up

Saturday, March 26th at 11 a.m.

With the new riding season for motorcyclists, we will be hosting a Motorcyclists Tune Up of information for motorcyclists to refresh themselves of skills and awareness needed to have a safer riding season for 2022. This will be a non riding couse, Please sign up in advance.

 

 

Ongoing Programs

Mondays

VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy

Mondays at 7 p.m.

Suggested donation of $6 per class. Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). Any donations will be very much appreciated to keep the class going.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Monday Yoga Class: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkf-mhqTkpHtLzO21lSk0P9D4STvjW0zNU

VIRTUAL Hudson Valley Hives – Beekeeping Support Group

On hold until February

 

Wednesdays

 

 

VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy

Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Suggested donation of $6 per class. Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). Any donations will be very much appreciated to keep the class going.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Wednesday Yoga Class: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lcOiurzspGNCJ4-i3pyrcz1navSoL5MDQ

In Person Yoga with Kathy

 Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Kathy is offering IN PERSON yoga classes at our library! Each class is $6, no need to register.

Please call the library at 845-657-2482 with any questions.

Catskill Ukulele Group

Fridays at 2:30 p.m. in the library!
 We welcome players of all abilities. Meetings are IN PERSON!   
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