General Adult Programs

Adult programs requiring registration call 352-5700, ext. 244, or stop by the second floor reference desk.


Knitting and CrochetingKnitting & Crocheting Circle

Tuesdays from 1 PM - 3 PM

Meets Weekly

Enjoy the company and experience of fellow yarn crafters.

Gardening Classes

Starting Seeds Indoors and Outdoors

Thursday, March 16, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Donna DeSousa, Master Gardener with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Rockland.

Seeds are marvelous little packages of plants just waiting to grow up in your garden. This presentation will discuss how and when to start seeds indoors and how to nurture the seedlings until they are ready to plant outdoors. It will also cover how and when to sow seeds directly into your garden. Registration required.

Improving Home Lawns

Thursday, March 30, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Jeff Schwartz, Master Gardeners with Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Rockland.

This important presentation will help homeowners improve their lawns themselves by following several simple practices. It will discuss organic versus synthetic products, will recommend fertilizing procedures, will explain soil pH testing, and will demonstrate methods of weed and crabgrass control. Registration required.

Retrospective: Spirit of a People

Tuesday, April 11, 7 – 8:30 PM

Presenter: Collette Fournier, Photographer

Find out about the progression from black and white to color imagery, and from film to digital capture with this local, award-winning photographer. A Q&A session will follow the PowerPoint presentation.

Business Plan Writing

Thursday, April 20, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by the County of Rockland in collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration

Speaker: Ms. Man-Li Lin, Economic Development Specialist, SBA.

Learn the format and contents of a profitable business plan and the resources/assistance from SBA’s resource partners.

● Executive Summary Business Description & Vision; ● Business Description & Vision; ● Definition of the Market; ● Description of Products and Services; ● Organization & Management; ● Marketing and Sales Strategy; ● Financial Management; ● Appendices.

Registration begins March 20.

Adult Paint Night – Workshops by Art Kids Academy

Monet’s Water Lilies

Thursday, May 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Step into the amazing world of Monet’s brilliant waterscape designs. We’ll create a waterscape lily design using blended oil pastels and watercolor paint.

This program require a materials fee: $5.00 (cash only, payable to the instructor Brandon Dorney on the day of class).

Registration begins April 3.

Birch Tree Winter Landscape

Monday, May 22, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We’ll take a look at some amazing folk artwork of Grandma Moses who was a self taught painter in America. Using birch trees as our inspiration we’ll create winter landscape paintings in water colors.

Registration begins April 24.

This program require a materials fee: $5.00 (cash only, payable to the instructor Brandon Dorney on the day of class).

For adult programs requiring registration, call 352-5700 x244 or stop by the reference desk on the second floor.

Health and Wellness Programs and Classes

Live Music Events at the Library


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