Palisades Free Libraty News: Oct. 2023

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

BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Marjorie Galen, President; Marty Nealon, Treasurer; Kris Haberman, Vice President; Kathryn Shattuck, Secretary; Laurie Ferguson; Yvonna Kopacz; Erica Lockwood; Library Director, Maria Gagliardi. The next board meeting is Wednesday, October 11 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 Memorial Day and Summer Sundays beginning June 18.

FARM DAY, Monday, October 9
10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Enjoy a family–friendly day at Lomar Farms (380 Oak Tree Road). Daytime activities open to the community: Vendors, animals, games, activities, crafts and face painting for the kids. Dinner at 6:00 pm. Enjoy a delightful dinner under the stars with a variety of dishes, amazing wines and live music. Proceeds benefit the Palisades Free Library.

Chair Yoga and Gentle Yoga on Fridays at 11:00 am Join instructor Laura Zaino in person. Each week we alternate Chair and Gentle Yoga.

Abby Stein: Becoming Eve (Virtual)
Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Transgender activist Abby Stein left the Hasidic community she was raised in. Her memoir is, Becoming Eve: My Journey from Ultra Orthodox Rabbi to Transgender Woman.

Brew and Bingo: ages 21 + (Offsite)
Friday, November 3, 6:00 – 7:30 pm at Defiant Brewing Company in Pearl River

12 Day Holiday Countdown
Decluttering Challenge (Virtual)
Wednesday, November 8, 7:00 – 8:00 pm via Zoom

Storytime g ages 6 months to 3 years
Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am

Graphic Novel Book Club g ages 8 to 12
Thursday, October 12, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Create Your Own Picture Book g ages 5 to 12
Have you ever read a book and ever thought I COULD DO THAT! November is National Novel Writing Month and now is your chance! Anytime throughout the month of November you can register to come to the library and pick up printed materials to make your own book! You can keep it for yourself OR you can bring it to the Children’s Room and have your book shelved in our special collections so others can read your story too!