488 Freedom Plains Rd. (Rt.55)
Phone: (845) 452-3141
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Knitting Group Meets Every Monday
Our Monday Afternoon Knitting Group meets in the Library's Community Room every week 12:30-2pm. Drop by whenever you can to work on your latest project, share ideas, or get help with basic techniques and instruction in a casual atmosphere. All skills levels of knitters and crocheters are welcome. We are currently looking for someone to lead our knitting group. If you're interested in becoming a group leader, please contact Library Director Sarah Potwin at (845) 452-3141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part-time Children's Programmer
The LaGrange Library is looking for a qualified candidate to conduct children's programming to include, but not exclusive to: storytimes for ages 2- 5, after school programming, selected evening family programs and summer reading club programming. Candidates would continue with established programs and create new programming with the promotion of early literacy in mind. This position involves working directly with children and their parents or caregivers. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Sense of humor mandatory!
Click here for an application
A review of submitted applications will begin Friday October 17th @ 4pm. The deadline for submission is Friday October 31st @ 4pm.
Donating Items to the LaGrange Library
We are once again accepting donations! Please note our policy change.
Donated items may be dropped off on Wednesdays 9:30am-8pm and Saturdays 9:30am-2pm and are limited to a maximum of 25 items per family per day.
Items must be in excellent condition. Please refer to the Friends of LaGrange Library Donation Policy for information on what items qualify. Your donations are tax deductible and receipts are available at the Circulation Desk upon request. As a courtesy to our fellow tenants, please do not leave donations in the hallway as it creates a fire safety and tripping hazard.
Relax with Meditation
Date: Thursday, November 6, 1-2pm
Feeling overwhelmed, stressed or just plain tired? Meditation can create a sense of calm and leave you feeling relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated through healing and visualization techniques. Register online
Medicare: The Biggest Gap
Date: Wednesday, November 5, 6:30-7:30pm
There are many gaps in Medicare and understanding them can be the difference between a secure retirement and outliving your money. Learn how appropriate planning will protect what you’ve worked for your entire life. Register online
One-on-One eReader Help
Date: Wednesday, November 5, 1-4pm
Learn how to download free eBooks and audiobooks using OverDrive. Please bring along your device, library card, PIN & e-mail address. Call or stop in to schedule your 1-hour appointment.
Teen Geek Help
Need help downloading an eBook? Trying to establish an email, Facebook, Twitter or other social media account? Having trouble with your tablet? Thanks to a grant from Dutchess County, we're pleased to offer individualized technology assistance from Jonayed, our resident Teen Geek. Bring along your device. No appointment necessary.
If you've received help from our Teen Geek, we'd love for you to give us some feedback about your experience. Click here to fill out a brief survey.
"Funded by Dutchess County through a grant made available to the Poughkeepsie Public Library District."
We've been very busy at LaGrange Library!
Check out our Annual Report to see what we've been doing this past year.
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