Palisades Free Library News: May 2024

Palisades Free Library
Member of the Ramapo Catskill Library System
19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964

Marjorie Galen, President; Laurie Ferguson, Treasurer; Kris Haberman, Vice President; Kathryn Shattuck, Secretary; Yvonna Kopacz Wright; Erica Lockwood; Marty Nealon; Library Director, Maria Gagliardi. The next board meeting is Wednesday, June 12, at 7:00 pm in person, at the library. All meetings are open to the public.

Open Monday through Thursday, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Closed for Mothers Day and Memorial Day.

Thank you to members of our community!
• Chul Hyun and Kathryn Shattuck for a lively and inspiring interview on the occasion of the publication of Chul’s memoir, I Just Came to See You.
• Bryan and Kaori Shih for sponsoring the Chocolate Eclipse Experience on April 6. A great time was had by all and their deluxe bonbons were amazing!
• Max Ludington for his book signing and sharing of his latest novel, Thorn Tree at the library on April 27.
If you have a new book or talent or creation you’d like to share with the community, please contact Maria Gagliardi at the library.

Community Conversations, Thursdays, May 2 and May 16, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Palisades Presbyterian Church.
Open Play Mah Jongg,
Tuesdays, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.
Managing Weeds and Common Invasive Plants, Wednesday, May 8, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, in person at the Library.
Movie Matinee, You Hurt My Feelings, Friday, May 10, 2:30 pm to 4:15 pm.
Virtual Lecture, How the Job Is Done ; The Civilian Conservation Corps on the New Jersey Palisades, Tuesday, May 14, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Storytime—ages 6 months to 3 years on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am.
Storytime in the Park – ages 6 months to 3 years on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm at the DiFrancesca Playground in Sparkill.
Picture Book Club – ages 5 to 8 years, Wednesday, May 1 at 4:30 pm.
Graphic Novel Book Club – ages 8 to 12 years, Thursday, May 9 at 4:30 pm.
Junior Astronaut Training – ages 8 to 12 years, Tuesday, May 14 at 4:30 pm. Registration required. Each month we learn about a different aspect of what it takes to be an astronaut.