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July Programs

Honoring Alfred Hitchcock: "The 39 Steps"

Thursday, July 9, 1 pm & 6:30 pm
Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899. In honor of his 116th birthday we are showing some of his famous mysteries and horror films that influenced cinema across genres, and that have stood the test of time. "The 39 Steps" stars Robert Donat and Madeline Carroll. (1935) 86 minutes.

Citizenship Classes

Saturdays, July 11 - August 29, 10 am - 12 pm
Ongoing classes on history and civics in preparation for U.S. citizenship are being offered at the Village Branch. Registration required, call Jane Lemkin of Literacy Solutions at 845-354-0047 to register.

Making Music Dance

Monday, July 13, 6:30 pm
Get a brand new take on world music. Join Ana de la Paz in celebrating the rich tonalities of tap and flamenco, the trance-like drive of African balafon, the ethereal phrasing of the electric violin and more.

Salads, Salads, Salads

Tuesday, July 14, 6:30 pm
Salads today are full of color and texture, and include healthful ingredients that nourish the body. Join Kim Hendrickson and explore new ingredients and new recipes. Taste the salads and get the recipes! $3 non-refundable fee due at IN-PERSON REGISTRATION.

Honoring Alfred Hitchcock: "Strangers on a Train"

Monday, July 20, 1 pm & 6:30 pm
Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899. In honor of his 116th birthday we are showing some of his famous mysteries and horror films that influenced cinema across genres, and that have stood the test of time. "Strangers on a Train" stars Farley Granger and Ruth Roman. (1951) 100 minutes.

6-Hour Defensive Driving

Saturday, July 25, 10 am - 4:30 pm
Sponsored by Empire Safety Council. IN-PERSON PRE-REGISTRATION, $23 fee payable by check to Ian Prastien, due at registration.

Aromatherapy

Tuesday, July 28, 7 pm
Essential oils combat bacteria, increase energy, smell wonderful, and can be used in the kitchen, bathroom, on your children, your animals, and yourself. Learn all about them and sample products from Young Living.

August Programs

Citizenship Classes

Saturdays, August 1 - August 29, 10 am - 12 pm
Ongoing classes on history and civics in preparation for U.S. citizenship are being offered at the Village Branch. Registration required, call Jane Lemkin of Literacy Solutions at 845-354-0047 to register.

Honoring Alfred Hitchcock: "Rear Window"

Monday, August 3, 1 pm & 6:30 pm
Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899. In honor of his 116th birthday we are showing some of his famous mysteries and horror films that influenced cinema across genres, and that have stood the test of time. "Rear Window" stars James Stewart and Grace Kelly. (1954) 115 minutes.

Shira: Mediumship

Tuesday, August 4, 6:30 pm
Learn how gifted psychic/medium Shira developed her abilities, and get healing and closure with those who have passed in your life. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION begins July 1 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and July 22 for all others. For entertainment purposes only.

Van Gogh in the Berkshires: A Summer Special

Wednesday, August 5, 1 pm
Van Gogh's landscapes are currently on exhibit at the Clark Institute in Williamstown. Art historian Irene Wisoff presents a slide-lecture on how these landscapes represented Van Gogh's visual and emotional response to the world of nature.

AARP Defensive Driving

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11 and 12, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Registration begins on July 1st for Haverstraw cardholders (you must bring your Haverstraw library Card with you at the time of registration). Registration begins for the general public on August 1st. A check in the amount of $20 payable to AARP is due at the time of registration for AARP members (Please include your AARP membership number at the bottom of the check). A check in the amount of $25 made payable to AARP is due at the time of registration for non-AARP members.

Honoring Alfred Hitchcock: "North by Northwest"

Monday, August 17, 1 pm & 6:30 pm
Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899. In honor of his 116th birthday we are showing some of his famous mysteries and horror films that influenced cinema across genres, and that have stood the test of time. "North by Northwest" stars Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. (1959) 136 minutes.

Honoring Alfred Hitchcock: "The Birds"

Monday, August 31, 1 pm & 6:30 pm
Alfred Hitchcock was born on August 13, 1899. In honor of his 116th birthday we are showing some of his famous mysteries and horror films that influenced cinema across genres, and that have stood the test of time. "The Birds" stars Rod Taylor and Tippi Hedren. (1963) 120 minutes.

Upcoming Programs

Library Bus Trip: Wine Lovers Journey Takes to the Road

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Join wine expert JoAnn Degaglia for tours and tastings at the Brotherhood, Ben Marl Glory, and Stoutridge Wineries, and enjoy a hearty homemade meal at Suzie's Starlight Lounge. Must be 21.

We will depart from the library around 9:45 am and return around 5:30 pm. $107 per person for Haverstraw Library cardholders and $112 for the general public. Payment must accompany reservations. Payment includes lunch, tours, transportation and all gratuities. Check or money order is to be made payable to Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library (HKDPL). Trip is subject to cancellation if under-subscribed by September 15, 2015. Refunds will only be given if space can be filled by another guest prior to trip. A waiting list will be compiled and available spaces filled on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, please call Karen Romaner at 845-786-3800 x23.

Library Bus Trip: Hudson River Valley "Leaf Peepers" Cruise

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Enjoy the beauty of Fall on the Hudson River! Have a gourmet lunch in the dramatic setting of the Thayer Hotel, a Gothic-style granite building, which sits at the south entrance of the U.S. Military Academy, offering a beautiful view of the Hudson River and the Hudson Highlands.

After lunch we will ride up the Kingston where we will board the Rip Van Winkle for a two hour narrated sightseeing "Leaf Peepers" Cruise. Besides the beauty of the Hudson River in the Fall we will hear about the Hudson River Light House, Millionaire's Row, Hudson River wildlife and much more.

We will depart from the library around 10 am and return around 6:30 pm. $103 per person for Haverstraw Library cardholders and $108 for the general public. Payment must accompany reservations. Payment includes lunch, tours, and all gratuities. Check or money order is to be made payable to Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library (HKDPL). All individuals must present a photo identification for entry onto West Point. Trip is subject to cancellation if under-subscribed by September 15, 2015. Refunds will only be given if space can be filled by another guest prior to trip. A waiting list will be compiled and available spaces filled on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, please call Karen Romaner at 845-786-3800 x23.

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Evening Book Club

Join our latest book club! The Evening Book Club is for those who lead a busy life and cannot come during the day.

We meet every month on the 4th Thursday at 7 pm. Walk-ins welcome!

Senior Book Club

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This small but active group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at the Rosman Center in the afternoon.

Call Cathy at 786-3800 x22 for more details.

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