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Monday, July 24, 2017


6:15 PM - 8:00 PMA WIZARDLY KEN PROGRAM: Computerized Photo Restoration Program



Location:  The Hub
Contact:  
Description:  *Program held in The Hub*
In computing, a Wizard is a help feature of a software package that automates complex tasks by asking the user a series of easy-to-answer questions. The Hub is fortunate to have its own live Wizard – Ken Herbig.
Today our Wizard will show how to use programs already in your computer or programs that can be downloaded for free to crop, resize, enhance, and restore your photos.
Come to this program or the one offered on July 26th at 10:15 AM (or both) to be enlightened by your Hub Wizard and create photographic memories that will last a lifetime.
Presenter: Ken Herbig Charge: Free
 


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMMinecraft Mondays



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.




Tuesday, July 25, 2017


10:15 AM - 10:45 PMToddlerTime



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For children ages up to 3 years old. Designed to be shared with a parent, this will be an introduction to the library and includes short picture books, songs, and finger plays. The program lasts about 30 minutes.  This program is geared towards toddlers but older siblings are welcome.


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMPreschool Storytime



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For children ages 3-5. This program is for those who are ready for longer stories about animals and people. Finger plays, films, and concepts of real and make believe will be introduced. The program lasts about 40 minutes. Children must be at least 3 years of age to attend.


1:30 PM - 3:00 PMSummer Reading Program Grades K-6



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Join the fun during our summer reading program at the library.  This is a weekly program for children in grades K-6.  We will have a weekly program and a craft for the the children.  Earn prizes for reading!




Wednesday, July 26, 2017


10:15 AM - 12:00 PMA WIZARDLY KEN PROGRAM: Computerized Photo Restoration Program



Location:  The Hub
Contact:  
Description:  *Program held in The Hub*
In computing, a Wizard is a help feature of a software package that automates complex tasks by asking the user a series of easy-to-answer questions. The Hub is fortunate to have its own live Wizard – Ken Herbig.
Today our Wizard will show how to use programs already in your computer or programs that can be downloaded for free to crop, resize, enhance, and restore your photos.
Come to this program or the one offered on July 26th at 10:15 AM (or both) to be enlightened by your Hub Wizard and create photographic memories that will last a lifetime.
Presenter: Ken Herbig Charge: Free


4:15 PM - 5:45 PMADULT COLORING CLUB WITH ELAINE VOTRAW



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  
Description:  Children are not the only ones that can have fun.  Coloring is a great way to help you unwind and relax, so bring your friends and join us at The Hub for a coloring session.  The health benefits go beyond relaxation, and include exercising fine motor skills and training the brain to focus.  In addition to crayons, markers, pencils, bring a covered beverage, soup, salad, or cold sandwich and enjoy coloring while you enjoy your lunch.
Facilitator:  Elaine Votraw                Charge: Free
Bring your own crayons/coloring pencils and coloring book (or we will help you find a picture online)


6:00 PM - 8:30 PMNerf Gun Games



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For teens in grades 7-12.
Wednesday, July 26, 6:00-8:30PM. Capture the Flag, Humans vs. Zombies & more! Call to register.



6:30 PM - 8:30 PMTHE HUB BOOK AND BREW REVIEW



Location:  Location to be announced
Contact:  
Description:  Novel for July: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
Location: TBA
Synopsis from Goodreads: A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history. A literary historical in the tradition of The Paris Wife and Mrs. Poe, The Other Ein-stein reveals a complicated partnership that is as fascinating as it is troubling.
What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein’s fame? His first wife, Mileva “Mitza” Marić, was more than the devoted mother of their three chil-dren—she was also a brilliant physicist in her own right, and her contributions to the special theory of relativity have been hotly debated for more than a century.
Facilitators: Kate Gessner & Taylor Sauschuck
Charge: Free except food, beverage, and occasionally the book
There is a waiting list to join this group. Contact Kate or Taylor to secure a place on the list.




Thursday, July 27, 2017


5:30 PM - 7:00 PMA KRAFTY KATE AND TECHY TAYLOR PROGRAM: Decorate and Personalize Your Own Wine Glass



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  
Description:  *Program held in the Community Room*
Join Krafty Kate and Techy Taylor in painting your own personalized wine glass and return the following Thursday, August 3rd at 6:30 to earn all about the wines of the Hudson Valley. At the end of the program presented by sommelier JoAnn DeGaglia you can taste a wine or two in your own wine glass.
Guys-this is for you too!
Hand painted glass ware is extremely popular today! And doing it yourself is definitely possible (and relatively easy). In fact, it is a great way to allow your personality to show. Painting a wine glass-es is also a fun way to create unique, personalized, and inexpensive gift for a friend or family member.
Presenters: Kate Gessner & Taylor Sauschuck
Charge: $10 for supplies
MINIMUM OF 10 REQUIRED FOR CLASS – BRING A FRIEND!!


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMBlanket Fort Story Hour



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For children in grades K-6 -  Bring your favorite book and a flashlight to this special storytime! We will read stories and sing songs together, then build blanket forts where you can read with your grown-up!  Call to register 856-7313 x 4.




Friday, July 28, 2017


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMStory Time With Miss Sheila



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.



3:00 PMTeen Book Discussion



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For teens Grades 7-12
Friday, July 28, 3:00PM - "Life As We Knew It" - Society is falling apart and the world as we know it is on the brink of collapse.  How would you survive?  Read the book and then join us for snacks and discussion.





Saturday, July 29, 2017


11:00 AM - 3:00 PMOpen Play: LEGO bricks & board games



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.




Monday, July 31, 2017


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMMinecraft Mondays



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.




Tuesday, August 1, 2017


10:15 AM - 10:45 PMToddlerTime



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For children ages up to 3 years old. Designed to be shared with a parent, this will be an introduction to the library and includes short picture books, songs, and finger plays. The program lasts about 30 minutes.  This program is geared towards toddlers but older siblings are welcome.


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMPreschool Storytime



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For children ages 3-5. This program is for those who are ready for longer stories about animals and people. Finger plays, films, and concepts of real and make believe will be introduced. The program lasts about 40 minutes. Children must be at least 3 years of age to attend.


1:30 PM - 3:00 PMSummer Reading Program Grades K-6



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Join the fun during our summer reading program at the library.  This is a weekly program for children in grades K-6.  We will have a weekly program and a craft for the the children.  Earn prizes for reading!


5:30 PMNational Night Out



Location:  Riverside Park in Port Jervis
Contact:  
Description:  Mark your calendars.... Port Jervis Area National Night Out Against Crime Celebration - Tuesday August 1st @6pm at Riverside Park. Parade starts at 5:30pm. We look forward to our community's 11th annual crime celebration!




Thursday, August 3, 2017


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMBuddy Up!



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Come in, read and do fun activities with a teen! Read, color, play a game...the choice is yours.  Call to register at 856-7313 x 4.


10:30 AM - 11:30 AMBuddy Up!



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  July 20 and August 3, 10:30-11:30AM. Do you like to volunteer? Do you like younger kids?  If so, here's your chance to have some fun and make a positive impression.  Read, color, play a game...the choice is yours!


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMHenna Program for Teens



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For teens in Grades 7-12
Thursday, August 3, 6:30PM. Learn the technique of this beautiful art form and get a professionally applied temporary henna tattoo.  Permission slips required. Call to register.





Friday, August 4, 2017


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMStory Time With Miss Sheila



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.





Saturday, August 5, 2017


11:00 AM - 3:00 PMOpen Play: LEGO bricks & board games



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.


1:00 PM - 2:30 PMCandy Bar Bingo



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages welcome. FAMILY PROGRAM: An afternoon of fun for everyone!  Bring in a full-sized candy (or granola) bar to play.  No cash prizes; winners will receive candy bars.  Limited space available.  Call 845-856-7313 x 4 to register.




Monday, August 7, 2017


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMMinecraft Mondays



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.




Tuesday, August 8, 2017


10:30 AM - 11:15 AMMusic with Mr. Kody



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For ages birth to 5 years old - Registration required. This special program replaces our normal Storytime program.


1:30 PM - 3:00 PMSummer Reading Program Grades K-6



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Join the fun during our summer reading program at the library.  This is a weekly program for children in grades K-6.  We will have a weekly program and a craft for the the children.  Earn prizes for reading!




Thursday, August 10, 2017


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMBACKYARD SERIES: Hudson Valley Wines and Wineries



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  
Description:  *Program held in the Community Room*
The oldest wineries in the country are found right here in the Hudson Valley. JoAnn DeGaglia, a certified specialist of wine, sommelier (a trained and knowledgeable wine professional), and member of the soci-ety of wine educators, will present “Hudson Valley Wines and Wineries.” This is a 90-minute class that is fun and informative for everyone from novice to wine aficionado. Learn how to get the best bang for your wine buck. Class concludes with a tasting of two wines discussed during the program.
Attendees are asked to bring your own wine glass for tasting (preferably the one you painted yourself on Saturday July 29th with Krafty Kate and Techy Taylor).
Presenter: JoAnn DeGaglia Charge: Free Limit: First 22 Registrants
JoAnn has traveled to many of the wine regions she talks about in her program, as well as assisted in the harvest and winemaking in Italy. She is a sought after portfolio consultant and wine educator here in the Hudson Valley.


6:30 PM - 7:30 PMLego Story Hour



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For Grades K-6
Join us for a special LEGO story hour.  Call to register.



 




Friday, August 11, 2017


2:00 PM - 3:00 PMEscape!



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For teens in grades 7-12
Friday, August 11, 2:00-3:00PM.  This program is unlike any other!  In this "real life" mystery game, players solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints and strategy to attempt to escape the room before time runs out.  Can you do it?  We dare you to try!


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMStory Time With Miss Sheila



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.





Saturday, August 12, 2017


11:00 AM - 3:00 PMOpen Play: LEGO bricks & board games



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.




Monday, August 14, 2017


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMMinecraft Mondays



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.




Tuesday, August 15, 2017


10:15 AM - 10:45 PMToddlerTime



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For children ages up to 3 years old. Designed to be shared with a parent, this will be an introduction to the library and includes short picture books, songs, and finger plays. The program lasts about 30 minutes.  This program is geared towards toddlers but older siblings are welcome.


11:00 AM - 11:45 AMPreschool Storytime



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For children ages 3-5. This program is for those who are ready for longer stories about animals and people. Finger plays, films, and concepts of real and make believe will be introduced. The program lasts about 40 minutes. Children must be at least 3 years of age to attend.


1:30 PM - 3:00 PMSummer Reading Final Party Grades K-6



Location:  Drew Methodist Church, Sussex Street, Port Jervis
Contact:  
Description:  FAMILY PROGRAM: For children that participated in the 5-week Summer reading program. Summer Reading Party with Jester Jim, a beatbox juggling comedian.  This is not your ordinary juggling show!” With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim takes the stage and starts his show.  Young and old will be glued to his every sound as he performs his amazing beatbox intro.  Kids and adults alike will be talking about Jester Jim's wild antics for weeks! Libraries, schools and festivals can't seem to get enough of Jim and his plungers!  Call to register 856-7313 x 4.




Wednesday, August 16, 2017


4:00 PMTeen Advisory Group meeting



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For teens in grades 7-12
Wednesday, July 12, 4:00PM.  Let us know what you want to plan for future teen events and program.



7:00 PM - 8:30 PMWomen's Book Discussion



Location:  Reference Room
Contact:  Connie
Description:  We will be discussing "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead.  The first 10 people to register will receive a free hard cover copy of the book for free. 

An author book signing event will be on Saturday, September 23 at 3pm at George F Baker High School in Tuxedo.  A ticket will be required to attend this free event.





Thursday, August 17, 2017


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMTeen Board Game Night



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For teens in grades 7-12. Thursdays July 13 and August 17, 6:30-8:30PM.  Play board games and enjoy some time with friends.  Bring your favorite game or play one of ours.  Snacks will be served. Call to register 845-856-7313 x 4.




Friday, August 18, 2017


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMStory Time With Miss Sheila



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.





Saturday, August 19, 2017


11:00 AM - 3:00 PMOpen Play: LEGO bricks & board games



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.




Monday, August 21, 2017


5:30 AMSolar Escipse



Location:  
Contact:  
Description:  


5:30 PM - 8:30 PMDefensive Driving Class



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Betty Kranz
Description:  Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.




Tuesday, August 22, 2017


10:30 AMRead-to-Me Club Party



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  For ages 0-5
This is the final party for all children that participated in the Read-to-Me Club this summer.




Wednesday, August 23, 2017


10:00 AMSidewalk Art Workshop



Location:  Location to be announced
Contact:  
Description:  (Raindate: Thursday, August 24 at 10AM)
For teens and adults - Renowned local sidewalk artist, Hani Shihadi, will demonstrate his techniques and encourage participants in their own creations.  Build a better world - make art!


 


6:30 PM - 8:30 PMTHE HUB BOOK AND BREW REVIEW



Location:  Location to be announced
Contact:  
Description:  Novel for August: I Will Send Rain by Rae Meadows
Location: TBA
Synopsis from Goodreads: Annie Bell can't escape the dust. It's in her hair, cov-ering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her chil-dren's dry, cracked lips. It's 1934 and the Bell farm in Mulehead, Oklahoma is struggling as the earliest storms of The Dust Bowl descend. All around them the wheat harvests are drying out and people are packing up their belongings as storms lay waste to the Great Plains. As the Bells wait for the rains to come, An-nie and each member of her family are pulled in different directions. Annie's fragile young son, Fred, suffers from dust pneumonia; her headstrong daughter, Birdie, flush with first love, is choosing a dangerous path out of Mulehead; and Samuel, her husband, is plagued by disturbing dreams of rain.
As Annie, desperate for an escape of her own, flirts with the affections of an un-likely admirer, she must choose who she is going to become. With her warm storytelling and beautiful prose, Rae Meadows brings to life an unforgettable family that faces hardship with rare grit and deter-mination. Rich in detail and epic in scope, I Will Send Rain is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, filled with hope, morality, and love.
Facilitators: Kate Gessner & Taylor Sauschuck
Charge: Free except food, beverage, and occasionally the book




Thursday, August 24, 2017


10:00 AMSidewalk Art Workshop - RAINDATE



Location:  Location to be announced
Contact:  
Description:  (Raindate: Thursday, August 24 at 10AM)
For teens and adults - Renowned local sidewalk artist, Hani Shihadi, will demonstrate his techniques and encourage participants in their own creations.  Build a better world - make art!


 


5:30 PM - 8:30 PMDefensive Driving Class



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Betty Kranz
Description:  Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.


6:30 PM - 8:00 PMENTREPRENEURS OF THE MONTH: SALLY EARLE AND DIRECT CELLARS



Location:  The Hub
Contact:  
Description:  *Program in The Hub*
Sally acquired a love for fine wine in her 20’s while working in an upscale res-taurant that catered to wine connoisseurs. Her employer sent her to seminars and classes to expand her knowledge of wine. It gave her the expertise and confidence to recommend the right wine for the right meal (or occasion) to her customers and friends.
A few months ago, Sally’s business partner introduced her to a wine club. She joined. Now she would like to introduce interested wine lovers to the club.
Sally says, “Direct Cellars’ experts search the world for fine wines and each month offer club members a selection from which to choose. Each bottle ar-rives at your door with information about the region from which it originated, how it was produced, and what the experts say about it. And if you like it, you can order a stock of it.”
Sally continues, “With Direct Cellars you can just enjoy your monthly delivery of wine or turn it into your own small business like I did.” Come to the pro-gram and find out all about Sally Earle and Direct Cellars.
Presenter: Sally Earle Charge: Free




Friday, August 25, 2017


3:00 PM - 4:00 PMStory Time With Miss Sheila



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.





Saturday, August 26, 2017


11:00 AM - 3:00 PMOpen Play: LEGO bricks & board games



Location:  Story Hour Room - 2nd floor
Contact:  
Description:  All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.




Tuesday, September 19, 2017


10:00 AMLibrary Board Meeting



Location:  Historical Society
Contact:  
Description:  The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.




Saturday, September 23, 2017


3:00 PM - 5:00 PMAuthor Visit: Colson Whitehead



Location:  George F Baker High School in Tuxedo
Contact:  Connie
Description:  Author of "The Underground Railroad" will be coming to Orange County, NY.  A ticket will be required this free event. Call the library to get yours. The event will be held in the George F Baker High School in Tuxedo. The program will be on Saturday, September 23 at 3pm.  There will be a book signing at this event.




Tuesday, October 17, 2017


10:00 AMLibrary Board Meeting



Location:  Historical Society
Contact:  
Description:  The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.




Monday, November 6, 2017


5:30 PM - 8:30 PMDefensive Driving Class



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Betty Kranz
Description:  Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.




Thursday, November 9, 2017


5:30 PM - 8:30 PMDefensive Driving Class



Location:  Community Room
Contact:  Betty Kranz
Description:  Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.




Tuesday, November 21, 2017


10:00 AMLibrary Board Meeting



Location:  Historical Society
Contact:  
Description:  The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.




Tuesday, December 19, 2017


10:00 AMLibrary Board Meeting



Location:  Historical Society
Contact:  
Description:  The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.


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Monday, July 24, 2017

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
A WIZARDLY KEN PROGRAM: Computerized Photo Restoration Program
*Program held in The Hub*
In computing, a Wizard is a help feature of a software package that automates complex tasks by asking the user a series of easy-to-answer questions. The Hub is fortunate to have its own live Wizard – Ken Herbig.
Today our Wizard will show how to use programs already in your computer or programs that can be downloaded for free to crop, resize, enhance, and restore your photos.
Come to this program or the one offered on July 26th at 10:15 AM (or both) to be enlightened by your Hub Wizard and create photographic memories that will last a lifetime.
Presenter: Ken Herbig Charge: Free
 

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Minecraft Mondays
All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.



Tuesday, July 25, 2017

10:15 AM - 10:45 PM
ToddlerTime
For children ages up to 3 years old. Designed to be shared with a parent, this will be an introduction to the library and includes short picture books, songs, and finger plays. The program lasts about 30 minutes.  This program is geared towards toddlers but older siblings are welcome.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime
For children ages 3-5. This program is for those who are ready for longer stories about animals and people. Finger plays, films, and concepts of real and make believe will be introduced. The program lasts about 40 minutes. Children must be at least 3 years of age to attend.

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer Reading Program Grades K-6
Join the fun during our summer reading program at the library.  This is a weekly program for children in grades K-6.  We will have a weekly program and a craft for the the children.  Earn prizes for reading!



Wednesday, July 26, 2017

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
A WIZARDLY KEN PROGRAM: Computerized Photo Restoration Program
*Program held in The Hub*
In computing, a Wizard is a help feature of a software package that automates complex tasks by asking the user a series of easy-to-answer questions. The Hub is fortunate to have its own live Wizard – Ken Herbig.
Today our Wizard will show how to use programs already in your computer or programs that can be downloaded for free to crop, resize, enhance, and restore your photos.
Come to this program or the one offered on July 26th at 10:15 AM (or both) to be enlightened by your Hub Wizard and create photographic memories that will last a lifetime.
Presenter: Ken Herbig Charge: Free

4:15 PM - 5:45 PM
ADULT COLORING CLUB WITH ELAINE VOTRAW
Children are not the only ones that can have fun.  Coloring is a great way to help you unwind and relax, so bring your friends and join us at The Hub for a coloring session.  The health benefits go beyond relaxation, and include exercising fine motor skills and training the brain to focus.  In addition to crayons, markers, pencils, bring a covered beverage, soup, salad, or cold sandwich and enjoy coloring while you enjoy your lunch.
Facilitator:  Elaine Votraw                Charge: Free
Bring your own crayons/coloring pencils and coloring book (or we will help you find a picture online)

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Nerf Gun Games
For teens in grades 7-12.
Wednesday, July 26, 6:00-8:30PM. Capture the Flag, Humans vs. Zombies & more! Call to register.


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
THE HUB BOOK AND BREW REVIEW
Novel for July: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
Location: TBA
Synopsis from Goodreads: A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history. A literary historical in the tradition of The Paris Wife and Mrs. Poe, The Other Ein-stein reveals a complicated partnership that is as fascinating as it is troubling.
What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein’s fame? His first wife, Mileva “Mitza” Marić, was more than the devoted mother of their three chil-dren—she was also a brilliant physicist in her own right, and her contributions to the special theory of relativity have been hotly debated for more than a century.
Facilitators: Kate Gessner & Taylor Sauschuck
Charge: Free except food, beverage, and occasionally the book
There is a waiting list to join this group. Contact Kate or Taylor to secure a place on the list.



Thursday, July 27, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
A KRAFTY KATE AND TECHY TAYLOR PROGRAM: Decorate and Personalize Your Own Wine Glass
*Program held in the Community Room*
Join Krafty Kate and Techy Taylor in painting your own personalized wine glass and return the following Thursday, August 3rd at 6:30 to earn all about the wines of the Hudson Valley. At the end of the program presented by sommelier JoAnn DeGaglia you can taste a wine or two in your own wine glass.
Guys-this is for you too!
Hand painted glass ware is extremely popular today! And doing it yourself is definitely possible (and relatively easy). In fact, it is a great way to allow your personality to show. Painting a wine glass-es is also a fun way to create unique, personalized, and inexpensive gift for a friend or family member.
Presenters: Kate Gessner & Taylor Sauschuck
Charge: $10 for supplies
MINIMUM OF 10 REQUIRED FOR CLASS – BRING A FRIEND!!

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Blanket Fort Story Hour
For children in grades K-6 -  Bring your favorite book and a flashlight to this special storytime! We will read stories and sing songs together, then build blanket forts where you can read with your grown-up!  Call to register 856-7313 x 4.



Friday, July 28, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Story Time With Miss Sheila
Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.


3:00 PM
Teen Book Discussion
For teens Grades 7-12
Friday, July 28, 3:00PM - "Life As We Knew It" - Society is falling apart and the world as we know it is on the brink of collapse.  How would you survive?  Read the book and then join us for snacks and discussion.




Saturday, July 29, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open Play: LEGO bricks & board games
All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.



Monday, July 31, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Minecraft Mondays
All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.



Tuesday, August 1, 2017

10:15 AM - 10:45 PM
ToddlerTime
For children ages up to 3 years old. Designed to be shared with a parent, this will be an introduction to the library and includes short picture books, songs, and finger plays. The program lasts about 30 minutes.  This program is geared towards toddlers but older siblings are welcome.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime
For children ages 3-5. This program is for those who are ready for longer stories about animals and people. Finger plays, films, and concepts of real and make believe will be introduced. The program lasts about 40 minutes. Children must be at least 3 years of age to attend.

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer Reading Program Grades K-6
Join the fun during our summer reading program at the library.  This is a weekly program for children in grades K-6.  We will have a weekly program and a craft for the the children.  Earn prizes for reading!

5:30 PM
National Night Out
Mark your calendars.... Port Jervis Area National Night Out Against Crime Celebration - Tuesday August 1st @6pm at Riverside Park. Parade starts at 5:30pm. We look forward to our community's 11th annual crime celebration!



Thursday, August 3, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Buddy Up!
Come in, read and do fun activities with a teen! Read, color, play a game...the choice is yours.  Call to register at 856-7313 x 4.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Buddy Up!
July 20 and August 3, 10:30-11:30AM. Do you like to volunteer? Do you like younger kids?  If so, here's your chance to have some fun and make a positive impression.  Read, color, play a game...the choice is yours!

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Henna Program for Teens
For teens in Grades 7-12
Thursday, August 3, 6:30PM. Learn the technique of this beautiful art form and get a professionally applied temporary henna tattoo.  Permission slips required. Call to register.




Friday, August 4, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Story Time With Miss Sheila
Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.




Saturday, August 5, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open Play: LEGO bricks & board games
All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Candy Bar Bingo
All ages welcome. FAMILY PROGRAM: An afternoon of fun for everyone!  Bring in a full-sized candy (or granola) bar to play.  No cash prizes; winners will receive candy bars.  Limited space available.  Call 845-856-7313 x 4 to register.



Monday, August 7, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Minecraft Mondays
All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.



Tuesday, August 8, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Music with Mr. Kody
For ages birth to 5 years old - Registration required. This special program replaces our normal Storytime program.

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer Reading Program Grades K-6
Join the fun during our summer reading program at the library.  This is a weekly program for children in grades K-6.  We will have a weekly program and a craft for the the children.  Earn prizes for reading!



Thursday, August 10, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
BACKYARD SERIES: Hudson Valley Wines and Wineries
*Program held in the Community Room*
The oldest wineries in the country are found right here in the Hudson Valley. JoAnn DeGaglia, a certified specialist of wine, sommelier (a trained and knowledgeable wine professional), and member of the soci-ety of wine educators, will present “Hudson Valley Wines and Wineries.” This is a 90-minute class that is fun and informative for everyone from novice to wine aficionado. Learn how to get the best bang for your wine buck. Class concludes with a tasting of two wines discussed during the program.
Attendees are asked to bring your own wine glass for tasting (preferably the one you painted yourself on Saturday July 29th with Krafty Kate and Techy Taylor).
Presenter: JoAnn DeGaglia Charge: Free Limit: First 22 Registrants
JoAnn has traveled to many of the wine regions she talks about in her program, as well as assisted in the harvest and winemaking in Italy. She is a sought after portfolio consultant and wine educator here in the Hudson Valley.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Lego Story Hour
For Grades K-6
Join us for a special LEGO story hour.  Call to register.



 



Friday, August 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Escape!
For teens in grades 7-12
Friday, August 11, 2:00-3:00PM.  This program is unlike any other!  In this "real life" mystery game, players solve a series of puzzles using clues, hints and strategy to attempt to escape the room before time runs out.  Can you do it?  We dare you to try!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Story Time With Miss Sheila
Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.




Saturday, August 12, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open Play: LEGO bricks & board games
All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.



Monday, August 14, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Minecraft Mondays
All ages are welcome. Enjoy some Minecraft fun.  Registration and library cards with computer stickers required. Call to register 856-7313 x 4.



Tuesday, August 15, 2017

10:15 AM - 10:45 PM
ToddlerTime
For children ages up to 3 years old. Designed to be shared with a parent, this will be an introduction to the library and includes short picture books, songs, and finger plays. The program lasts about 30 minutes.  This program is geared towards toddlers but older siblings are welcome.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime
For children ages 3-5. This program is for those who are ready for longer stories about animals and people. Finger plays, films, and concepts of real and make believe will be introduced. The program lasts about 40 minutes. Children must be at least 3 years of age to attend.

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Summer Reading Final Party Grades K-6
FAMILY PROGRAM: For children that participated in the 5-week Summer reading program. Summer Reading Party with Jester Jim, a beatbox juggling comedian.  This is not your ordinary juggling show!” With a trunk full of props and a looping machine, Jester Jim takes the stage and starts his show.  Young and old will be glued to his every sound as he performs his amazing beatbox intro.  Kids and adults alike will be talking about Jester Jim's wild antics for weeks! Libraries, schools and festivals can't seem to get enough of Jim and his plungers!  Call to register 856-7313 x 4.



Wednesday, August 16, 2017

4:00 PM
Teen Advisory Group meeting
For teens in grades 7-12
Wednesday, July 12, 4:00PM.  Let us know what you want to plan for future teen events and program.


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Women's Book Discussion
We will be discussing "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead.  The first 10 people to register will receive a free hard cover copy of the book for free. 

An author book signing event will be on Saturday, September 23 at 3pm at George F Baker High School in Tuxedo.  A ticket will be required to attend this free event.




Thursday, August 17, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Teen Board Game Night
For teens in grades 7-12. Thursdays July 13 and August 17, 6:30-8:30PM.  Play board games and enjoy some time with friends.  Bring your favorite game or play one of ours.  Snacks will be served. Call to register 845-856-7313 x 4.



Friday, August 18, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Story Time With Miss Sheila
Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.




Saturday, August 19, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open Play: LEGO bricks & board games
All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.



Monday, August 21, 2017

5:30 AM
Solar Escipse


5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Defensive Driving Class
Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.



Tuesday, August 22, 2017

10:30 AM
Read-to-Me Club Party
For ages 0-5
This is the final party for all children that participated in the Read-to-Me Club this summer.



Wednesday, August 23, 2017

10:00 AM
Sidewalk Art Workshop
(Raindate: Thursday, August 24 at 10AM)
For teens and adults - Renowned local sidewalk artist, Hani Shihadi, will demonstrate his techniques and encourage participants in their own creations.  Build a better world - make art!


 

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
THE HUB BOOK AND BREW REVIEW
Novel for August: I Will Send Rain by Rae Meadows
Location: TBA
Synopsis from Goodreads: Annie Bell can't escape the dust. It's in her hair, cov-ering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her chil-dren's dry, cracked lips. It's 1934 and the Bell farm in Mulehead, Oklahoma is struggling as the earliest storms of The Dust Bowl descend. All around them the wheat harvests are drying out and people are packing up their belongings as storms lay waste to the Great Plains. As the Bells wait for the rains to come, An-nie and each member of her family are pulled in different directions. Annie's fragile young son, Fred, suffers from dust pneumonia; her headstrong daughter, Birdie, flush with first love, is choosing a dangerous path out of Mulehead; and Samuel, her husband, is plagued by disturbing dreams of rain.
As Annie, desperate for an escape of her own, flirts with the affections of an un-likely admirer, she must choose who she is going to become. With her warm storytelling and beautiful prose, Rae Meadows brings to life an unforgettable family that faces hardship with rare grit and deter-mination. Rich in detail and epic in scope, I Will Send Rain is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, filled with hope, morality, and love.
Facilitators: Kate Gessner & Taylor Sauschuck
Charge: Free except food, beverage, and occasionally the book



Thursday, August 24, 2017

10:00 AM
Sidewalk Art Workshop - RAINDATE
(Raindate: Thursday, August 24 at 10AM)
For teens and adults - Renowned local sidewalk artist, Hani Shihadi, will demonstrate his techniques and encourage participants in their own creations.  Build a better world - make art!


 

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Defensive Driving Class
Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
ENTREPRENEURS OF THE MONTH: SALLY EARLE AND DIRECT CELLARS
*Program in The Hub*
Sally acquired a love for fine wine in her 20’s while working in an upscale res-taurant that catered to wine connoisseurs. Her employer sent her to seminars and classes to expand her knowledge of wine. It gave her the expertise and confidence to recommend the right wine for the right meal (or occasion) to her customers and friends.
A few months ago, Sally’s business partner introduced her to a wine club. She joined. Now she would like to introduce interested wine lovers to the club.
Sally says, “Direct Cellars’ experts search the world for fine wines and each month offer club members a selection from which to choose. Each bottle ar-rives at your door with information about the region from which it originated, how it was produced, and what the experts say about it. And if you like it, you can order a stock of it.”
Sally continues, “With Direct Cellars you can just enjoy your monthly delivery of wine or turn it into your own small business like I did.” Come to the pro-gram and find out all about Sally Earle and Direct Cellars.
Presenter: Sally Earle Charge: Free



Friday, August 25, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Story Time With Miss Sheila
Grades K-6
This program is for those school age children who are ready for longer stories. Children must be entering Kindergarten through grade 6 to attend.




Saturday, August 26, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open Play: LEGO bricks & board games
All ages are welcome. Every Saturday, from 11A-3P, we put out our collection of Legos and board games for you to play with.  Enjoy some unstrutured building time or a game with your friends or family.  All ages are welcome but children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.



Tuesday, September 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Library Board Meeting
The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.



Saturday, September 23, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Author Visit: Colson Whitehead
Author of "The Underground Railroad" will be coming to Orange County, NY.  A ticket will be required this free event. Call the library to get yours. The event will be held in the George F Baker High School in Tuxedo. The program will be on Saturday, September 23 at 3pm.  There will be a book signing at this event.



Tuesday, October 17, 2017

10:00 AM
Library Board Meeting
The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.



Monday, November 6, 2017

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Defensive Driving Class
Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.



Thursday, November 9, 2017

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Defensive Driving Class
Call Betty Kranz 856-2368 to register.



Tuesday, November 21, 2017

10:00 AM
Library Board Meeting
The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.



Tuesday, December 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Library Board Meeting
The Port Jervis Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 10:00AM in the Community Room.  Members of the community are welcome to attend.