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October 2017

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Monday
9:30am - 8:00pm
Tuesday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
9:30am - 8:00pm
Thursday 
9:30am - 5:00pm
Friday  
2:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday
9:30am - 2:00pm

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"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns."
- George Eliot

"On a bare branch
a crow is perched -
autumn evening."
- Matsuo Basho

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for The BookBag
September - December
2017 Edition


Annual Report
Click here to view the June - December 2016 Annual Report. 

Find out all the wonderful things your LaGrange Library has done!

Material Donations
Donations are accepted
Wednesdays 9:30-8:00
& Saturdays 9:30-2:00
Click here 
for our donation policy.
Thank you for donating!
Collections Notice
As of October 1, 2014 accounts owing $25 or more in un-returned items or fines owed will be referred to a collection agency and will incur a $10 non-refundable fee.
Please call the Library at
845-452-3141
with any questions.

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Kids Museum
Call or visit the Library to reserve your free family pass to the Children's Museum

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FDR Library & Museum pass available from the Poughkeepsie Public Library District.
Call the Reference Desk at: 845-485-3445 x3702
to reserve the pass.

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Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day!
We're celebrating Star Wars Reads Day at the LaGrange Library on Saturday, October 7th!

Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and join in a variety of Star Wars inspired activities including building your own lightsaber!
Refreshments will be served.
For ages 3-9. Register below.
 
Come attend our Board Meeting!
Did you know that all library board meetings are open to the public? They meet the second Thursday of every month, with this month's meeting being Thursday, October 12th from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. The door will open to the public around 6:30pm. Come see how your library board operates!
Donation Policy
Just a reminder -

Donations are only accepted on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with a 25 item limit per day.

Donations MUST be brought into the library and given to the clerks at the circulation desk. If they are left in the hallway, or put into the outside drop box, they will be discarded.

For a closer look at our donation policy, click here.

Calling All Artists!

Are you a young artist dying to show off your talent?
An art teacher who wants to display your students' work?
Or perhaps you're an established artist looking for a new way to sell your art?

Contact the LaGrange Library!

We're always looking for art to display on our back wall, and would love to hear from you!

Email amondello@laglib.org
for more information.

Passport Applications now accepted at LaGrange Library
The LaGrange Library's passport acceptance desk is up and running! We can help any newcomer through the process and have forms for any circumstance. Make sure to bring two checks - the payments to the library and the Department of State are separate.

Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are accepted if there is space in the schedule.

Note: We no longer accept passport renewals.

Click here for more information.

Adult Programs
One-on-One e-Book Help
with Anna Mondello,
Adult Programmer
Wed. 10/4 & 10/18
1:00pm-4:00pm
Get help downloading books to your mobile device with OverDrive. Bring your device, library card, PIN, email, Amazon ID, and password for Kindle.
Register below:

1:00pm-2:00pm: 10/4 click here | 10/18 click here
2:00pm-3:00pm: 10/4 click here | 10/18 click here
3:00pm-4:00pm: 10/4 click here | 10/18 click here

Disability Awareness and Etiquette
with Mandi Sheraden,
Taconic Resources Counselor
Wed. 10/4
6:00pm-7:30pm
Educate yourself on the Americans for Disabilities Act and the disabilities rights movement. Learn the difference between disability and handicap, and the barriers people with disabilities face that impede acceptance.
Click here to register.

Coloring Club
with Anna Mondello,
Adult Programmer
Thurs. 10/5 & 10/19
1:00pm-2:30pm
Express your creativity with colored pencils and coloring books made just for adults. Enjoy ambient music and a cup of tea (bring along your mug).
No need to register, drop on in!

Recycling: How to Do Your Part
with Kerry Russell,
Solid Waste Management Recycling Educator
Tues. 10/10
3:00pm-4:00pm
Increase your awareness of what items can be recycled as your learn the importance of recycling and waste reduction.
Click here to register.

One-on-One e-Magazine Help
with Anna Mondello,
Adult Programmer
Wed. 10/11
1:00pm-4:00pm
Get help downloading magazines to your mobile device with RBdigital. Bring your device, library card, PIN, email, Amazon ID, and password for Kindle.
Register below:

1:00pm-1:30pm click here
1:30pm-2:00pm click here
2:00pm-2:30pm click here
2:30pm-3:00pm click here
3:00pm-3:30pm click here
3:30pm-4:00pm click here

Big Read Event: Collaborative Poetry
with Anna Mondello,
Adult Programmer
Fri. 10/13
6:00pm-7:30pm
Engage in a fun writing exercise where each person in the group will compose a line, going off the last line by the previous person, with the entire poem revealed at the end.
This year's book is How We Became Human, by Joy Harjo.
Click here to register.

Book Club
Tues. 10/17
7:30pm-9:00pm
The Book Club will be discussing How We Became Human by Jo Harjo, the Big Read selection this year.

This collection gathers poems from throughout Joy Harjo's twenty-eight-year career, beginning in 1973 in the age marked by the takeover at Wounded Knee and the rejuvenation of indigenous cultures in the world through poetry and music. How We Became Human explores its title question in poems of sustaining grace.
No need to register, drop on in!

Fall Cookie Decorating
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer,
& Anna Mondello,
Adult Programmer
Wed. 10/18
6:00pm-7:30pm
Adults and children are invited to decorate sugar cookies to take home with fall designs using colored frostings. All supplies will be provided.
For ages 7 to adult.
The cost of the class is $5 per person.
Register in person with your non-refundable payment beginning September 1. 

Color Your World  
to Improve Your Health
with Sydney Leone,
MVP Community Health Educator
Thurs. 10/19
12:30pm-1:30pm
Learn how color can have a positive effect on your health and well-being, from the food you eat to your home decor.
Click here to register.

Saving for the Future
with Donna Kellerman,
NYLife Insurance Agent
Wed. 10/25
6:00pm-7:30pm
Are you financially ready to retire?  Learn how you can financially prepare for retirement by starting early, staying focused and being ready for any eventuality.
Click here to register.

Game Cafe
with Anna Mondello,
Adult Programmer
Fri. 10/27
5:00pm-7:00pm
We're breaking out the board games!  Choose from our collection or bring your own for Friday night game night. This month come learn how to play Magic: The Gathering!
No need to sign up, just drop on in!
Canine Book Nook



Reading to dogs can boost reading skills and self-confidence in children as well as help with emotional and social skills. Many children are self-conscious and hesitant when reading out loud, but when they read stories to a dog they are less stressed and actually find it enjoyable! Joan O'Neill, a volunteer with Therapy Dogs International along with Lucy, her canine reading partner, are available for 15 minute reading sessions in the Children's Room. Lucy is a good listener! So bring along your favorite book and share a story with a furry friend.

This month Lucy is coming on October 12th & 26th, which are the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

3:00pm
10/12 click here | 10/26 click here 

3:15pm
10/12 click here | 10/26 click here

3:30pm
10/12 click here | 10/26 click here

3:45pm 
10/12 click here | 10/26 click here

4:00pm
10/12 click here | 10/26 click here

4:15pm
10/12 click here | 10/26 click here

4:30pm
10/12 click here | 10/26 click here 


Early Literacy Storytime

Storytime  

Monday
Wonderful Ones: 10:45am - 11:30am
12 - 23 months
Click here to sign up.

Terrific Twos: 1:00pm - 1:45pm
24 - 35 months
Click here to sign up.

Preschool: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
3 - 6 years
Click here to sign up.

Tuesday
Music and Movement Lapsit: 9:45am - 10:30am
1 - 15 months
Click here to sign up.

Terrific Twos: 10:45am - 11:30am
24 - 35 months
Click here to sign up.

Preschool: 1:00pm - 1:45pm
3 - 6 years
Click here to sign up.

Cool Chemistry Club: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
6 - 10 years
Click here to sign up.

Wednesday
Sensory Storytime: 10:00am - 10:45am
2 - 5 years
Click here to sign up.

If you have any questions, feel free to email mwickham@laglib.org

Children's Programs
Star Wars Reads Day
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Sat. 10/7
10:00am-12:00pm
Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day at LaGrange Library!  Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and join in a variety of Star Wars inspired activities including build your own lightsaber.  Refreshments served.  For ages 3-9.
Click here to register.

The Kindness Rocks Project
with Jennifer Hunt,
Hudson Valley Rocks
& Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Sat. 10/7
12:00pm-1:00pm
& Fri. 10/13
4:30pm-5:30pm
Join The Kindness Rock Project and help encourage others to perform random acts of kindness by designing rocks with inspirational sayings.   
For ages 5 to adult. 
Register below: 

10/7 click here
10/13 click here
 
Where the Wild Things Are
Storytime and Craft
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Mon. 10/9
11:00am-12:00pm
Children are invited to join us for a reading of the story Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, followed by a craft. 
For ages 2-6.
Click here to register.

Build an Artbot
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Mon. 10/9
1:00pm-2:30pm
Build an ArtBot that moves and scribbles using basic household items.
For ages 5 & up.
Click here to register.

Build a Steampunk Top Hat
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Mon. 10/9
3:00pm-5:00pm
Make a top hat out of cardboard with this fun steampunk DIY fashion project.   
For ages 12 & up
Click here to register.
 
Lego Challenge Club:
Build a Race Car
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Fri. 10/20
4:30pm-6:30pm
Receive a raffle ticket each time you attend a Lego night and complete the challenge, which you can then enter in the drawing for your chance to win a Lego set in December.  This month's challenge is to build a race car.  Will you succeed?
For ages 4 & up.
Click here to register.

Crochet Club:
Frankenstein Treat Bag
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Fri. 10/20
5:30pm-7:00pm
Come learn how to crochet a Frankenstein treat bag.  All supplies will be provided. 
For ages 10 & up.
Click here to register.

Art Club:
Gustav Klimt's Tree of Life
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Sat. 10/21
11:00am-12:00pm
The class will include a brief lecture and hands-on art instruction.  Recreate Gutav Klimt's Tree of Life using acrylic paint on paper.  All supplies will be provided.  For ages 6-10.
Click here to register.

Halloween Crafternoon:
Halloween Masks
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Wed. 10/25
1:00pm-2:00pm
Children are invited to color and create their own Halloween mask.  
For children of all ages.
No registration required - drop on in!

Circuit Bonanza
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Wed. 10/25
3:00pm-4:00pm
Explore electricity with our Squishy Circuits, Snap Circuits and littleBits kits. 
For ages 4 & up.
Click here to register.

Kids Book Club:
4th and 5th Graders
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Wed. 10/25
7:00pm-7:45pm
Come join our book discussion group, just for kids!  There are two selections for October: The Warriors and Eagle Song by Joseph Bruchac.  Refreshments provided. 
For children in grades 4-5.
Click here to register.

Halloween Dance Party
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Thurs. 10/26
10:30am-11:30am
Props, stories, music and a Halloween mask craft all come together for a "Spooktacular" morning of fun!  For children ages 3-6.  Register by October 19.  Please wear comfortable clothes.
Click here to register.

Light-up Haunted House Craft
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Fri. 10/27
5:00pm-7:00pm
Craft a spooky haunted house that lights up using cardboard and paint. 
For ages 5-10.
Click here to join the waiting list.

Halloween Party & Parade
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Tues. 10/31
1:00pm-2:30pm
Come in costume and join in our Halloween Party & Parade!  There will be games, crafts and refreshments. 
For ages 2 & up.
No need to register, just drop on in!
 
Teens & Tweens Programs
Raspberry Pi Traffic Light Project
with Mary Wickham,
Youth Programmer
Sat. 10/21
12:00pm-1:30pm
Mix electronic components and python programming to control a traffic light. 
For ages 10 & up.
Click here to register.
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Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Now10/3/2017
10:14 AM
Sunny
55°F
Feels like 64°F
Humidity:79%
Dew point:49°F
UV Index:
Moderate (3)
Sunburn: 45 minutes
Winds:N, 0 mph
Visibility:10 mi
Pressure:30.63 inHG ( —)
Precipitation:0 in
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA : 55°F
Today :
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Today10/3/2017
Mostly sunny
74°F
Feels like 81°F
Sunrise:6:56 AM
UV Index:
Moderate (4)
Sunburn: 45 minutes
Winds:S, 3 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Tonight10/3/2017
Partly cloudy
43°F
Feels like 54°F
Sunset:6:31 PM
Winds:SSW, 1 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Moon:Waxing Gibbous
74°F
43°F
Tomorrow :
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Tomorrow10/4/2017
Mostly sunny and pleasant
Mostly sunny and pleasantly warm
73°F
Feels like 82°F
Sunrise:6:57 AM
UV Index:
Moderate (4)
Sunburn: 45 minutes
Winds:SSW, 4 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Tomorrow Night10/4/2017
Mostly cloudy
56°F
Feels like 51°F
Sunset:6:30 PM
Winds:SSW, 2 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Moon:Full
73°F
56°F
Thursday :
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Thursday10/5/2017
Very warm with clouds and sun
Very warm with times of clouds and sun
80°F
Feels like 86°F
Sunrise:6:58 AM
UV Index:
Moderate (3)
Sunburn: 45 minutes
Winds:W, 4 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Thursday Night10/5/2017
Partly cloudy
53°F
Feels like 61°F
Sunset:6:28 PM
Winds:NW, 0 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Moon:Waning Gibbous
80°F
53°F
Friday :
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Friday10/6/2017
A passing afternoon shower
Variable cloudiness with a passing shower in ...
73°F
Feels like 79°F
Sunrise:6:59 AM
UV Index:
Low (2)
Winds:SW, 3 mph
Precipitation:0.02 in
Friday Night10/6/2017
Cloudy with a few showers
Cloudy with a couple of showers
55°F
Feels like 61°F
Sunset:6:26 PM
Winds:SE, 0 mph
Precipitation:0.13 in
Moon:Waning Gibbous
73°F
55°F
Saturday :
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Saturday10/7/2017
Warm with clouds and sun
Warm with times of sun and clouds
76°F
Feels like 77°F
Sunrise:7:00 AM
UV Index:
Low (2)
Winds:SSE, 6 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Saturday Night10/7/2017
Mostly cloudy and warm
64°F
Feels like 59°F
Sunset:6:25 PM
Winds:S, 4 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Moon:Waning Gibbous
76°F
64°F
Sunday :
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Sunday10/8/2017
A shower in the morning
A passing shower in the morning; otherwise, m...
77°F
Feels like 79°F
Sunrise:7:01 AM
UV Index:
Low (2)
Winds:SSW, 6 mph
Precipitation:0.02 in
Sunday Night10/8/2017
Cloudy with late-night rain
Cloudy, warm and humid; late-night rain
64°F
Feels like 65°F
Sunset:6:23 PM
Winds:SSE, 2 mph
Precipitation:0.23 in
Moon:Waning Gibbous
77°F
64°F
Monday :
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Monday10/9/2017
Rain and drizzle possible
Cloudy, chance of a little rain; humid
75°F
Feels like 75°F
Sunrise:7:02 AM
UV Index:
Low (1)
Winds:SSE, 5 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Monday Night10/9/2017
Low clouds
61°F
Feels like 65°F
Sunset:6:22 PM
Winds:NNE, 1 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Moon:Waning Gibbous
75°F
61°F
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Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA
Today10/3/2017
Mostly sunny
74°F
Feels like 81°F
Sunrise:6:56 AM
UV Index:
Moderate (4)
Sunburn: 45 minutes
Winds:S, 3 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Tomorrow10/4/2017
Mostly sunny and pleasant
Mostly sunny and pleasantly warm
73°F
Feels like 82°F
Sunrise:6:57 AM
UV Index:
Moderate (4)
Sunburn: 45 minutes
Winds:SSW, 4 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Thursday10/5/2017
Very warm with clouds and sun
Very warm with times of clouds and sun
80°F
Feels like 86°F
Sunrise:6:58 AM
UV Index:
Moderate (3)
Sunburn: 45 minutes
Winds:W, 4 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Friday10/6/2017
A passing afternoon shower
Variable cloudiness with a passing shower in ...
73°F
Feels like 79°F
Sunrise:6:59 AM
UV Index:
Low (2)
Winds:SW, 3 mph
Precipitation:0.02 in
Saturday10/7/2017
Warm with clouds and sun
Warm with times of sun and clouds
76°F
Feels like 77°F
Sunrise:7:00 AM
UV Index:
Low (2)
Winds:SSE, 6 mph
Precipitation:0 in
Tonight10/3/2017
Partly cloudy