eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

Saturday, April 19, 4:00 p.m. Piano Plus! Bálint Zsoldos

Piano soloist Bálint Zsoldos will perform Mozart’s Fantasia in C Minor K. 475, Beethoven’s Sonata in C Minor op.13 “Pathetique,” and Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor. There will also be a surprise performance with another artist!

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A new chamber music concert series, curated by composer George Tsontakis, features emerging and established pianists, along with special guests.

Suggested donation $12.   Upcoming concerts in series.

This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Arts Mid-Hudson.

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Friday, April 18, 2:00 p.m. – Movie Matinee (G)

Call the library for the title of the movie.

Saturday, April 19, 2:00 p.m. – Book Club

Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting,  Edited by Ann Hood

Writer and contributor to this volume, Martha Frankel will join the book discussion this month!  Call the library to reserve a copy  of the book.

Monday, April 21, 7 p.m. – Beekeeping Group

Interested in keeping honeybees? Whether you are you a beginner or a seasoned beekeeper join us for the first meeting of the new Beekeeping Group.

There will be a short presentation each month followed by open discussion.  April’s topic: Installing new package bees and Nucs.

Saturday, April 26, 1:00 p.m. – Tech Tutor Talk with Ripley Sullivan

Overwhelmed by that new smartphone, computer, or tablet? Trying to decide which one to buy? 
Join local Tech Tutor Sullivan Ripley (aka The Guy in the Orange Tie), for a FREE talk about how you can: choose the best device for your needs, learn to use the one you have, and deal with common digital dilemmas. 
You can email ahead to let the Tech Tutor know what topic you most want covered so we can make sure to meet your needs. TheGuyintheOrangeTie@gmail.com.

Saturday, April 26, 7:00 p.m. – Movie Night (PG-13)

Call the library for the title.

Saturday, May 3, 2:00 p.m. Master Gardener Lecture

The last lecture in the spring series will be on  Saturday, May 3, 2 p.m., “Potager Gardens: Beautiful Vegetable Gardens in the French Style” given by Cecily Frazier, Master Gardener. This lecture will include many inspirational images, and handouts with many useful resources.



New! Scrabble Group Meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 1 p.m.

Play Scrabble at the library on the second and fourth Thursdays at 1 p.m. Please call the library to learn more or to sign up.

Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. – Ukulele group

Every Wednesday bring your Ukulele and learn a song!  This is a friendly group that welcomes everyone.

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