AARP Free Tax Preparation and E-Filing

This assistance is available to any low and moderate income taxpayers, especially those 50 and older.  Volunteers trained as Tax Counselors will prepare and e-file your Federal and NY State Tax Returns.  Appointments will be on Mondays, between 12 -4 at the library, starting February 6 until April 3.

For an appointment call 845-255-0791, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday, February 25, 1:00 p.m., Family Movie Matinee: BFG (PG)

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.

Thursday Night Movie Series! March 2, 6:00 p.m., Manchester by the Sea (R)

Lee Chandler is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. As if losing his only sibling and doubts about raising a teenager weren’t enough, his return to the past re-opens an unspeakable tragedy.  Rated 96% Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes.

Friday, March 3, 1:00 p.m., Native American Kids Program

Saturday, March 4, 4:00 p.m., Piano Plus Concert: Manon Hutton-Dewys

Thursday Night Movie Series! March 9, 6:00 p.m., Dr. Strange (PG-13)

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.  Rated 90% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Saturday, March 11, 10:30 a.m. Lego Fun Projects

lego creatorWe have Lego Creator sets you can put together!

Tuesday, March 14, 10-2, Community Sewing Circle – Project Linus

sewingEach month members of the community meet to make quilts together for Project Linus. Last year the group donated 72 quilts to children who are homeless or gravely ill in Ulster County. Bring your sewing machine and pack a lunch, or come and help with other parts of the quilt-making like tying. No materials or quilting expertise necessary.

Wednesday, March 15, 7:00 p.m., Board of Trustees Meeting

The library board meetings are open to the public, please join us.

Thursday, March 16, 7:00 p.m., Concert: The Irish Harp: History and Magic

Harpist Julia Haines will take us on a musical journey to explore the myths and meaning of Irish music with Celtic music and stories.  Weaving ancient poetry and story with traditional and contemporary Celtic harp music, she reveals the wonder and mystery of the Emerald Isle. Come experience the time before time in the ‘Land beneath the waves” with the enchanting music of the Celtic Harp and stories to nourish your mind, heart and spirit.

Recognized for being a harper among harpers, with a unique approach to the Celtic harp, Julia Haines weaves together classical, traditional and contemporary influences to create a radiant music.

Tickets are a $12 suggested donation at the door.