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 May-Aug 2015 issue

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eNews - July 2015 issue

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We will be closed on Saturday, July 4th for Independence Day


Get a free gift for registering!
Participate in person or online!

Children are invited to sign up for this year's reading challenge where they read the required number of books for their grade level.  Get a super cool, super cute, superhero tootsie pop just for registering!  Don't forget to pick up a Book Bingo Card and have them get their picture taken as a superhero in our photo booth too!




Adults can get in on the fun too!

Sign up for our Adult Summer Reading Program where you fill out a brief review for each book you read and each film you watch.   

Your reviews will be entered in bi-weekly raffle drawings for your chance to win a beautiful gift basket.


Arlington Summer Reading Collection

Find the books you need for your Arlington School summer reading assignments at LaGrange Library!

Use the links below to access the High School & Middle School Summer Reading Lists and browse the item's availability in the Library Catalog.

High School

Middle School





Be a part of our new book club, facilitated by Adult Program Coordinator Lisa Sassi, where the discussion takes place entirely online through Facebook.

Click on the icon to get started! 

(Participants must have a Facebook account)


June 1 - July 13 Selection

We're honoring Harper Lee's first major work, which was released 55 years ago, as her second published book is scheduled to be released in July.

Be sure to keep checking in, as questions for discussion will be posted throughout the 6 weeks.



Orchids Primer

Presenter: Joyce Thomaselli, Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener
Date: Wednesday, July 8, 6:30-7:30pm

Find out all you need to know about growing orchids. You’ll learn about the different types, their native growing environment, those suited to a home environment and how to care for them.  Register online




Relax with Meditation

Presenter: Susan Olin-Dabrowski, Reiki Master
Date: Thursday, July 9, 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


Adult Cooking Class: Easy Summer Appetizers

Presenter: Chef Ryan Judge, Seasoned Cooking Classes
Date: Wednesday, July 15, 6-8pm
Cost: $15

Looking for some new summer recipes?  Cook up some easy summer appetizers during this hands-on cooking class taught by a culinary chef.  Whether you're a beginner or you've been cooking for a while, come join us!  You’ll improve your skills, learn expert techniques and even gain a new recipe or two!  Participants will receive an apron, chef’s hat and recipe cards to take home. Register in person with your non-refundable payment by July 10.


One-on-One eReader Help

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 1-4pm

Work one-on-one with Adult Program Coordinator Lisa Sassi to get help downloading digital titles to your mobile device using OverDrive.  One hour appointments are available at 1pm, 2pm & 3pm.  Bring along your device, library card, PIN & e-mail address.  Register online





Donating Items to the LaGrange Library

Donated items may be dropped off on
Wednesdays 9:30am-8pm & Saturdays 9:30am-2pm
There's a limit 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.

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