LaGrange Library




488 Freedom Plains Rd. (Rt.55)
Suite #109
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Phone: (845) 452-3141
Fax: (845) 452-1974


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The BookBag Sept-Dec 2014 issue

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eNews - September 2014 issue

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LaGrange Library's Fine Amnesty
September 1-30, 2014

To celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month, LaGrange Library will be waiving fines for LaGrange Library items returned during the month of September.  Fine Amnesty is for LaGrange Library owned items only.  Fines on items belonging to other Mid-Hudson Libraries are not applicable.  Items must be returned directly to the LaGrange Library or in our 24/7 outdoor book & media dropbox.

The following items are not applicable for fine amnesty:  items returned late or late renewal fees accrued prior to 9/1/14, fines for LaGrange holds not picked up, fines for late return or loss of the Mid-Hudson Children's Museum pass, replacement or damaged item fees for lost items and item components.  Fines paid prior to 12:00am 9/1/14 either online or in the Library will not be refunded.


Paranormal 101

Date: Friday, October 3, 6:30-8pm
Presenters: Dutchess Paranormal Investigators, Joe Lyons, Maryann Fox, Willow Pressler & Annmarie Spiciarich

Dutchess Paranormal Investigators is a not for profit paranormal investigation group based in Poughkeepsie. Team members investigate and document alleged paranormal activity.  Hear about their experiences and how they go about conducting an investigation.  They'll be demoing their equipment, with time allowed to handle the equipment, and presenting examples of Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP).  Register online


Medicare 101

Date: Wednesday, October 1, 6:30-7:30pm
Presenter: Donna Yoanidis, Bankers Conseco Life Insurance Co.

Learn the ins and outs of Medicare with topics including how one qualifies, available options, recent and future changes, Part D prescription drug plans, secondary insurance, and Medicare Advantage. This information is valuable to those entering Medicare, as well as those who are already on Medicare.  Register online


One-on-One eReader Help

Date: Wednesday, September 24, 1-4pm
Presenter: Lisa Sassi, Adult Program Coordinator

Get help downloading 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 (choose from 1pm, 2pm or 3pm).


One-on-One Job Help

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 11am-1pm

For those seeking employment, call or stop in to schedule a 30-minute appointment to meet with a Dutchess One Stop support staff person to get help with job research, career counseling, resumes and cover letters. Also, learn about enrolling in their free job assistance program and how to improve your job skills by participating in their scheduled training workshops. Those planning to enroll in the job assistance program should bring their completed application (click here for the application), NYS Driver’s License/State ID/Visa, and males ages 18-26 need to have registered with Selective Service. Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are also welcome.


Chair Yoga for Seniors

Dates: Fridays, September 26, October 10 & 24, November 7 & 21, 11:15-12:15pm
Presenter: Dana Lucas, Certified Yoga Instructor
Cost: $5 per class

Stretch and open your body while relaxing your mind. No prior yoga experience necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement and bring a thick towel or cushion and water.  In-person registration with non-refundable payment is required.



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We've been very busy at LaGrange Library!

Check out our Annual Report to see what we've been doing this past year.



Teen Geek Help
Saturdays 9:30am-12:30pm

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 Doug, 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 regret that due to space limitations we will not be accepting used book donations at this time.  Thank you for your understanding.

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