Library District Closure: Memorial Day Weekend
The Library District will be closed Memorial Day Weekend, May 25, 26, and 27.
Please take a moment during that time to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. To learn more about Memorial Day and its history, click here.
Snapology: Let’s Get Movin’ with Legos!
Tuesday, June 4, 4-5 pm, Adriance – Cavallaro Children’s Program Room
Snapology of the Mid-Hudson Valley presents the Local Library Snapfest with a free Let's Get Movin' Class. If your child likes to build with LEGO bricks, they will love this! Young students build fun and simple models. By playing with and manipulating the models, they experience pulleys, levers, gears, wheels and axles while exploring energy, buoyancy, and balance. For ages 5-12. To register, go to http://poklib.org/programs/ or call the Children’s Room at 485-3445 x 3320.
Battle of the Books: We Want You !
Thursday, May 23 or Tuesday, June 11, 4-4:45 pm, Teen Study RoomLearn more about this exciting book trivia competition and how the Library’s team prepares throughout the summer for the Regional Battle in September at one of these informational recruitment meetings. Preview and check out the titles we will be reading. Register at www.poklib.org/programs or call the Children’s Room at 485-3445 x3320. For grades 5-8.
Just 4 Fun: Upcoming Teen Programs
Teens ages 13-18 are invited to participate in some fun programs during the month of May! Each event takes place in the Strba Teen Room at Adriance. For more information and to register, go to http://poklib.org/programs/ or call the Children’s Room at 485-3445 x3320.
Great Poughkeepsie Pizza Taste-Off Wednesday, May 15, 5-6 pm
Which local pizzeria will win the award for Best Pizza in Poughkeepsie? Teens will engage in a blind taste test as they rate the pizza’s crust, cheese and sauce. Pizzeria with the highest rating will receive the Library’s teen pizza tasting certificate to be displayed at their establishment!
Save the Date: Friends Big Book Sale Coming in June!
SAVE THE DATES of Friday, June 14, through Tuesday, June 18, for the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library Distirct's GIANT BOOK SALE, featuring over 150,000 books and media. Same location as last year: Poughkeepsie Business Park on Route 44, approximately 1 mile east of Adams Fairacre Farms. Same affordable prices of 50 cents up to $2.00. Watch for more details closer to the sale date.