Upcoming Library Events

Book Club – Meets on the first Tuesday of each month in the Community Room at 1:00pm. New members always welcome!

Mah jongg – Meets every Monday in the Community Room at 1:00pm.

Story Time for Toddlers – March 28 – April 18. Two sessions offered each Wednesday: 10:30am and 1:00pm. Join the preKindergarten children for fun play time, some exercise, a story, and a craft. Call to register.

Sit and Sew on Saturdays – March 31 and April 28. Join clever crafters in the newly finished and very spacious Phipps Room on the first floor of the library from 10:00am-2:00pm. Lots of space and natural light for you to spread out your quilting, or sewing, jewelry making supplies, rubber stamping or scrapbooking materials. There is no fee. Bring your own snacks and your own project to work on. Coffee and tea will be served. Call to reserve your spot and enjoy the conversation and the creativity!

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Collectors Day Show Rescheduled to March 10

men's day 020.JPGStop by the library on March 10 (postponed for March 3) to enjoy the 10th Annual Collectors Day Show (formerly Men’s Collectibles). This year’s show features 20 collectors and several new displays. The show is free and open to the public and will run from 12 Noon until 3:30pm. The library will open at 10:00am.

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Spring Story Time Hours

upload Feb 22 2018 024Join library director Leslie Rose for Story Time for Toddlers offered on Wednesdays at 10:30am and 1:00pm. We work on puzzles, sing songs, do a little exercise, read a story, and create a craft each week. The next four-week session begins on March 28, 2018. Call or stop by to register.

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Decorated for the Holidays!

Vision holiday decorations outside 2017The library was beautifully decorated inside and out this holiday season thanks to the creativity and hard work from the volunteers of Vision.

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Gingerbread House and Holiday Crafts

Holiday Crafts 2017Local children decorated gingerbread houses and personalized snowman ornaments on December 9, 2017 and had the chance to purchase gifts and have them gift wrapped. Many thanks to the Girl Scout troop, Junior Honor Society students, and Joann Lewis for all their hard work in preparing and working this event.

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Magical Illusionist Kevin Wurster captivates children and parents

Magical Illusionist 2017 balloonOver 120 patrons visited the library on Saturday, November 18, 2017 to support the Friends of the Library’s annual bake sale and to see Kevin Wurster entertain the packed audience with his magic tricks and illusions. Both parents and children were spellbound for the one-hour show. Many thanks to The Friends of the Library who hosted this event.

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Mrs. Suzanne Brahm, Highland Falls Director, retires on October 31, 2017

 

Mrs. Suzanne Brahm, the library’s director for 32 years, retired on October 31, 2017. A farewell hosted by the Friends of the Library, and open to the entire community, was very well-attended. Many friends and civic groups for whom Mrs. Brahm has tirelessly assisted over the years, as well as former story time attendees (many now grown with young families of their own) stopped by to wish her well in her retirement.

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George Dapra, Book Talk/Signing

coverLocal author George Dapra held a book talk and signing for his biography Non-Disclosure, published by Outskirts Press, at the library on August 15, 2017. Dapra, who was an inspector in the Witness Security Division, United States Marshals Services for over 17 years, entertained a packed room with his stories and experiences. The book also includes family photos, recipes, and anecdotes of local friends and family, and is available in the library’s Biography section.

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