Mermay! Join the Shell-ebration!

There's something for everyone! Learn about the origins of modern merfolk from all around the world, make festive mercrafts.

Mermay! Join the Shell-ebration!2023-05-17T16:24:06-04:00

Most Borrowed Books of 2022!

Click on an image below to open up a PDF that contains links to each title in the library catalog. Adult Titles Young Adult Titles Children's Titles

Most Borrowed Books of 2022!2023-03-23T11:41:46-04:00

About Kelly Link

"Kelly Link is the author of the collections Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters, and Get in Trouble. Her short stories have been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, The Best American Short Stories, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. She is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow and has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She and Gavin J. Grant have co-edited a number of anthologies, including multiple volumes of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and, for young adults, Steampunk! and Monstrous Affections. She is the co-founder of Small Beer Press and co-edits the occasional zine Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet. Link was born in Miami, Florida. She currently lives with her husband and daughter, dog, and chickens in Northampton, Massachusetts." Source Kelly Link's Website Videos: Kelly Link - MacArthur Fellow Kelly Link - New England Public Media Kelly Link - Library of Congress Kelly Link - NEA Art Works Podcast Kelly Link - NEA Big Read Keynote at OCLS

About Kelly Link2022-09-12T15:50:36-04:00

Big Read – Additional Reading Recommendations

Adult Fiction: Get in Trouble by Kelly Link Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link Exhalation: Stories by Ted Chiang Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman Florida by Lauren Groff How Long ‘Til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin A People's Future of the United States, edited by Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado The (Other) You by Joyce Carol Oates The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg What is Not Yours is Not Yours: Stories by Helen Oyeyemi Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell Tenth of December by George Saunders Excuse Me While I Disappear: Stories by Joanna Scott And I Do Not Forgive You: Stories and Other Revenges by Amber Sparks Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine: Stories by Kevin Wilson The Decameron Project: 29 New Stories From the Pandemic, edited by The New York Times Magazine Classic Fiction: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings by Shirley Jackson The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson The Moment of Tenderness by

Big Read – Additional Reading Recommendations2022-09-14T12:58:17-04:00

What’s Cooking Blog – Entry #17: Mexican-Inspired Fish Tacos, Two-ways

What’s Cooking Blog - Entry #17: Mexican-Inspired Fish Tacos, Two-ways This month we could have focused on authentic Mesoamerican recipes that, in moderation, are actually already healthy. Think of homemade guacamole, baked egg in avocado, roasted green tomatillo salsa (add tomatoes for a roasted red tomatillo salsa), or slow cooker Mexican hot chocolate.  We could have cited cookbooks whose constituents include more sustainable Latin-style cuisine. Leaving more flexibility to indulge in refined-sugar free meals, Margaritas, or other mixed drinks and mocktails. And, we could have highlighted some of the indigenous ingredients that identify regional dishes as Mexican, Tex-Mex, Spanish, Latin-American, or Californian/Californiac. Now that I’ve read about the differences between a street taco, a tortilla, and a tostada, we might also discuss various renditions of the tortilla. These could all be ideas to expand on in the future. However, after comparing mucho recipes available in English and Spanish I decided to try a light version of Mexican-inspired fish tacos, two-ways. Happy belated Cinco de Mayo! Enjoy Cooking, Mexican. Title of Cookbook/Website: FeastingatHome.com Author of Cookbook:  Sylvia Fountaine. What prompted you to check out this cookbook/website? Initially, I was interested in finding a recipe for baked white fish tacos that

What’s Cooking Blog – Entry #17: Mexican-Inspired Fish Tacos, Two-ways2022-05-13T15:12:43-04:00

Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library

Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Branch Library New Hours! Monday - Friday: 1 - 5 PM Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM Sunday: Closed Note: The Family Partnership Center's main entrance is under construction. Entrances are detailed in the image on the right. Upcoming Events at Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Branch Library: Mermay Scavenger Hunt May 1-31 Can you find all 9 hidden characters? Pick up a sheet at the SPD Branch and start looking! All ages. No registration required.  Let's Get Sustainable: Cork Coasters June 6 at 2 PM Registration required, click here. Create a useful coaster out of wine corks! All materials will be provided. Join us in this monthly series of programs where we will learn to repurpose materials to make other more environmentally-friendly products! Contact: Krista Miller    (845) 485-3445 x3366    kmiller@poklib.org Intro to Canva June 7 at 3:30 PM Registration required, click here. PPLD's Graphic Designer Charlotte will take you through the basic features of the popular design platform and offer some pro-tips to demystify graphic design on

Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library2023-05-23T14:53:50-04:00

Most Borrowed Books of 2021

Adult Fiction Books: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Daylight: An Atlee Pine Thriller by David Baldacci The Midnight Library: A Novel by Matt Haig A Gambling Man: An Aloysius Archer Novel by David Baldacci Serpentine: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman Win: A Novel by Harlan Coben The Law of Innocence by Michael Connelly 21st Birthday by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro Deadly Cross: An Alex Cross Novel by James Patterson The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel by Laura Dave Adult Nonfiction Books: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer Peril by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa Till Murder Do Us Part: True-Crime Thrillers by James Patterson with Andrew Bourelle and Max Dilallo Zero Fail: the Rise and Fall of the Secret Service by Carol Leonnig The Hudson Valley: The First 250 Million Years by David Levine Eat Better, Feel Better: My Recipes for Wellness and Healing, Inside and Out by Giada De Laurentiis The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set

Most Borrowed Books of 20212022-01-05T14:30:40-05:00

Helpful Links for African American Genealogy Research in Dutchess County

New York Slavery Records Index - Records of Enslaved Persons and Slave Holders in New York from 1525 through the Civil War (John Jay College) Dutchess African Heritage Studies: Walter M. Patrice Online Library (Dutchess County Historical Society) New York Heritage Digital Collections – search for "slave register" Free newspaper websites: a.     New York State Historic Newspapers b.     Old Fulton Postcards c.     Hudson River Valley Historical Newspapers

Helpful Links for African American Genealogy Research in Dutchess County2021-06-21T13:27:47-04:00

Most Borrowed Books of 2020

Click on an image below to open up a PDF that contains links to each title in the library catalog. Adult Fiction: Teen Fiction: Early Readers: Adult Nonfiction: Teen Nonfiction: Juvenile Fiction: Adult Biography / Memoir: Juvenile Nonfiction:

Most Borrowed Books of 20202021-01-19T13:56:36-05:00

Contactless Curbside Pick Up

Curbside Service Launched! Service Provided at Adriance Memorial Library and Boardman Road Branch Library Reserve items for pickup at Adriance by calling 485-3445 x 3701. Reserve items for pickup at Boardman Road by calling 485-3445 x 3706. Some more details: Please have your library card barcode ready when you call.  We will be unable to provide service without it. Delivery between libraries has resumed. You will be notified when the item(s) are ready for pickup.  Please follow the instructions provided so we can keep everyone safe. You must show the same library card at pickup that was used when requesting the item(s). Presently, the service is limited to five (5) items per patron. You must have a standard library card barcode with 14-digit number to use this service.  For those digital card holders, please come into the library with your valid photo ID and address verification to get your physical library card.

Contactless Curbside Pick Up2020-07-07T11:40:02-04:00
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