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Decorated for the Holidays!

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

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Gingerbread House and Holiday Crafts

Local 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 … Continue reading

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Magical Illusionist Kevin Wurster captivates children and parents

Over 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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George Dapra, Book Talk/Signing

Local 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 … Continue reading

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June 3rd Gala a Huge Success

The Friends of the Library, under the guidance of Charlie Murphy, Angela McLellan, and Elaine Dapra, held their fourth bi-annual Spring Gala and Awards Night on Saturday, June 3rd.   Honorees that evening were Joe Gill of the News of the … Continue reading

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Siobhan Fallon Book Talk/Signing

Our own local author, Siobhan Fallon, will be at the library on Thursday, July 6, from 7 to 9pm.  This is one of many stops she will make while in the US.  Her new book, The Confusion of Languages, is … Continue reading

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Earth Day April 22

Community volunteers, Barbara Mennite and Olga Anderson, were among those who provided information tables for an Earth Day event, sharing their concerns for the environment.  James Skoufis, our Assemblyman, Bob Livsey, our Supervisor, and Frank Sheboy, our Superintendent of Schools, … Continue reading

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