Friends’ Programs & Events2018-10-29T18:07:31+00:00

Mystery Mondays

This group usually meets on the last Monday of the month from 11 am to noon at the Boardman Road Branch Library, 141 Boardman Road.  Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen. For further information, contact Suzanne Christensen.

Fall Theme: Mystery Pastiches
Pastiches are intended to be faithful imitations of another author’s work.

October 29: The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah

November 26: Robert B. Parker’s Lullaby by Ace Atkins

December 10: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie King

Holiday Book Sale at Locust Grove
November 16-18, 2018
Friday, 10-8
Saturday, 10-5
Sunday, 10-5

The Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will hold its annual – and popular – Holiday Book Sale from Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 to Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.

The Holiday Book Sale will be at the Locust Grove Historic Estate, the Samuel Morse Historic Site, at 2683 South Road in Poughkeepsie. The sale features tens of thousands of gift-quality books in a variety of genres for children, teens and adults priced at $4 or less. A second room full of individually priced vintage items, rare first editions, collectible editions, coffee-table books, and autographed books will also be available for shopping.

Admission is free. Facebook event listing:

Meet Author Julie Klam

The Friends Annual Meeting, Wednesday, December 5 at Boardman Road Branch Library, begins at 6 pm. At 7 pm, humorist and columnist Julie Klam will speak about her new collection of essays.