Adult programs requiring registration call 352-5700, ext. 244, or stop by the second floor reference desk.
Knitting & Crocheting Circle
Tuesdays from 1 PM - 3 PM
The circle meets weekly throughout the year.
Enjoy the company and experience of fellow yarn crafters.
Bridge lessons for beginners
Wednesdays, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Instructor: Barbara Dorfman
Must attend all 4 sessions. Participants: minimum 4 to start, limited to 12. Registration begins July 3.
ADULT PAINT NIGHTS
Presenter: Brandon Dorney,
Art Kids Academy
These three workshops offer a great way to learn about art! Each program requires a materials fee: $5. (Cash only, payable to the instructor on day
of class.) Number of participants is limited to 25, adults only.
1. Tree of Life
Monday, Sept. 11, 7 – 8 PM
The fantasy world of Gustav Klimt inspires this project. Create a dreamlike
painting of swirling branches in metallic paint with accents of oil
pastels. Registration required.
2. Birch Tree
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7 – 8 PM
Based on the American folk artwork of Grandma Moses, use birch trees
to create winter landscape paintings in watercolors. Registration begins
3. Van Gogh Landscape
Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 – 8 PM
Learn about the life and artwork of Vincent Van Gogh and create a
night time, windy landscape design using oil pastels and watercolors.
Registration begins Oct. 10.
Alexander Hamilton: Secretary of the Treasury Thursday, Sep. 7, 7 – 8:30 PM
Presenter: Rick Feingold holds a degree in history, Rutgers University As America’s first Secretary of the Treasury (1788-1791), Alexander Hamilton founded the U.S. financial system and was the author of the many economic policies of the George Washington administration. This lecture also features music from the Broadway production of Alexander Hamilton and video. Registration required.
Six-Hour Defensive Driving Course
All sessions: 5:30 – 8:30 PM
• Tuesday & Monday, Sept. 12 & 18 OR
• Monday & Wednesday, Oct. 2 & 4 OR
• Monday & Monday, Nov. 13 & 20
Students must attend both parts to receive a certificate. Open to drivers of all ages. Call 845-659-9812 for further information.
Introductory Zentangle Art Class
Wednesday, Sept. 13
9:45 – 11:30 AM
Instructor: Jill Greenbaum, Certified Zentangle Teacher This is an easy-to-learn method of creating beautiful images by drawing repetitive patterns which provide
creativity and relaxation. Learn about the roots of this art, the steps to follow to draw your own wonderful tiles, and the myriad ways to use this method in a variety of media. Materials fee: $5.
(Cash only, payable to the instructor
on the day of class). Participants limited to 15. Registration required.
Thursday, Sept. 14, 7 – 8:30 PM
Presenter: Sam Amdurer, Master Gardener, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland
Our native bees and insects are struggling! We can help to improve their lot and preserve their important role in our ecosystems. This class will show participants how to attract native bees and insects to backyards and gardens by creating beautifully designed, pollinator-friendly habitats.
Fall Book Discussions (see dates below)
Fridays, 10 AM – 12 PM
Dr. Neal Kreitzer, Ph.D, leads these literary explorations. Books are available at the second floor reference desk.
Fri., Sept. 15, 10 am-12 pm
Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence
Fri., Oct. 20, 10 am-12 pm
Austerlitz by W. G. Sebald
Fri., Nov. 17, 10 am-12 pm
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Ghosts of Rockland County
200 Years of Austen: The (After) Life of a Literary Icon
Winter Container Gardening
Registration begins Oct. 16.For adult programs requiring registration, call 352-5700 x244 or stop by the reference desk on the second floor.