Thanks to the generosity of The Brothers That Just Do Gutters, our rain barrel project is complete! The company, located in LaGrangeville, donated time and materials and added gutters to our Garden Tool Lending Shed, which will fill our rain barrels, aiding in our effort to conserve water. The collected water will be used to water our vegetable garden and plants on the library grounds.
Kids participating in the 2015 Summer Theater Experience put on a wonderful production of ‘Annie’ this past weekend under the direction of Miss Jenn and Miss Kathleen!
Donations for the 2015 Book Sale are now being accepted. Books, DVDs & CDs can be dropped off in the storage pod anytime, located in the rear of the parking lot. Please no textbooks, magazines, VHS or audiocassettes. Volunteers are still needed to help sort books and work the sale. Call or stop by the library for more info about signing up to help at this important fundraising event!
Please donate new school supplies and help us give our local kids in need a great start to the school year. Notebooks, binders, crayons, backpacks, pens, pencils, markers, lunch boxes, rulers and other supplies are greatly appreciated. Supplies will be collected in the vestibule during business hours through August 28th.
Borrow our museum passes and pay no admission to over a dozen great museums including, the Intrepid, Museum of Natural History and the Guggenheim.
Spend the day at a wonderful museum and save $$$. Mid-Hudson card holders can reserve passes to fascinating museums and get free admission or discount tickets. Stop by the library Cafe for discount coupons to Broadway plays and other fun attractions too!
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Borrow one of our Kindle or Nook e-Readers this summer! They are light, easy to use and pre-loaded with Bestsellers, classics and a variety of great titles. They’re perfect for kids and teens who need to do summer reading and adults who just want to relax with a good book!
Thanks to the Patterson Library Friends, the library now has a state of the art public scanner. The scanner is one of several gifts donated to the library by the Friends group, which aims to support library services and programs through fundraising efforts. With a very successful first year of fundraising events that included the book sale and holiday ornament sale, the Friends were able to purchase new iPads for the Family Center, a brand new book drop at the Putnam Lake Market, and provide funding for the museum pass program as well as pay for enhancements to the community room. For information about joining the Patterson Library Friends, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Computer Help will be available every other Tuesday from 12-1:00 PM and every other Thursday from 6-7:00 PM to answer all of your computer questions. No appointment necessary. Visit our calendar for a complete listing of dates.
The library Board of Trustees and library Director Patti Haar met to discuss goals and plans for the library in 2015 at their annual Blue Sky meeting. Board President Donald Ferraro led the event which included discussions about policies, the budget and the future of the library.