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LaGrange Library's Fine Amnesty
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.
Date: Friday, October 3, 6:30-8pm
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
Date: Wednesday, October 1, 6:30-7:30pm
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
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
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.
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
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.
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