Wondering if the library is open when the weather gets nasty?
Call 845-744-3375 any time after 8:30 am to get the latest updates on our schedule.
As the year is coming to an end we here at the Pine Bush Library would like to thank the thousand plus people who read this newsletter twice a month as well as the many thousands of you that paid us a visit in person over the last year. The entire staff at the Pine Bush Library wants to wish you Happy Holidays and a Happy new year full of good fortune.
12-18: Holiday Raffle Baskets Drawing
1-10: Narcan Training (all are welcome)
1-11: Deep Breathing for Managing Stress
1-19: What's Current in the Real Estate Market
1-20: Color me Happy with Bill Wiand
2-15: Art of Creativity for Managing Stress
2-17: All are Psychic
3-15: Journaling for Stress Relief
This is not a list of all the activities we have planned in the coming months and some of these dates are subject to change due to weather or other circumstances beyond our control. Any schedule changes will be posted on our Facebook PageandWebsiteas soon as we are aware of them.
HOLIDAY GIFT TABLE
Come on down to our annual Holiday Sale!!!
From jewelry to decorations to the perfect gift for that one person on your list that’s impossible to shop for, we have it all.
The sale is taking place in the community center every
Monday - Friday from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm and
Saturdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
The Pine Bush Library would like to thank all of you for your generosity during this year’s Toys for Tots toy drive. We would also like to extend an extra special thank you to the CrispellMiddle School Interact Club for collecting BOXES full of toys. Your kindness has made the holidays brighter for HUNDREDS of children in need.
WATCH OUR LATEST
Premonitions, Predictions & Prophecies
Watch Bill & Sue Wiand talk about people and groups through the ages who claimed to be able to predict the future.
When we re-opened to the public in September 2020 we did so with reduced hours (10 am – 5 pm) Monday thru Friday. Since then, in an effort to better serve you, our patrons, we have added hours on Saturday, opened at 9:30 am during the week, and extended Wednesday's hours to 6 pm. Now we want your feedback. Please take a few minutes to answer 5 questions about how our current schedule works for you. All you have to do is click HERE and tell us how we are doing.
All responses are 100% confidential and it will really help us out.
THERE WILL BE NO STORYTIMES THE WEEK OF DEC. 27 - 31.
REGULAR STORYTIMES WILL RESUME WEEK OF JAN. 3.
If you have any questions, please call Miss Vicki at 744-5295 x 3.
TODDLER TIME WITH MISS LUCY
(2 - 3 year olds) with 1 PARENT/CAREGIVER
Mondays Jan 3 - 31, 2022
(CLOSED ON JAN. 17)
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME WITH
(3 - 5 year olds) with 1 PARENT/CAREGIVER
Wednesdays Jan. 5 - 26, 2022
MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE, AS INDOOR SPACE IS LIMITED.
ONE PARENT/CAREGIVER PER-CHILD.
PLEASE, NO DROP-INS, AND FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED!
Please call 744-5295 x 3
R.E.A.D To Mocha
READING EDUCATION ASSISTANCE DOG
This program is designed to help children
with their read aloud skills.
MOCHA WILL BE AT THE PINE BUSH LIBRARY
WEDNESDAY DEC. 29, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
MUST BE REGISTERED FOR YOUR
15 MINUTE TIME SLOT.
PLEASE CALL 744-5295 X 3
The Pine Bush Library has a long history of working with community partners in an effort to reach out to the less fortunate among us. From acting as a collection point to handing out scholarships and everything in between, the Pine Bush Library and our patrons are always doing our best to give back.
Here is a short list of the charitable initiatives we are currently a part of:
Bullville Methodist Church Food Pantry
We are collecting any and all food items as well as cleaning supplies, PPE, hygiene products, baby products, etc. Donations can be dropped off at either the main library or community center.
Jewish Family Service
At Jewish Family Service of Orange County, we are dedicated to welcoming all members of the entire Orange County community connecting them to resources and services that can provide support and comfort.
Lions Club International Recycle For Sight
You can drop off your gently used eye glasses in the collection box at the community center.
Keep an eye on our website, Facebook page, and newsletter for any new opportunities to give back.
If you have a charity or program you would like us to collect for or promote, please reach out by calling 845-744-4265 ext. 2, emailing PBL@rcls.org, or sending us a message on Facebook @PineBushPublicLibrary.
The Ulster County
Mobile DMV is BACK
In an effort to be as conveniently accessible to as many Ulster County residents as possible, the County Clerk’s Office offers limited DMV services through our DMV Mobile Unit. The DMV Mobile Unit travels to 6 different towns throughout Ulster County during the year.
You DO NOT need to be an Ulster County resident to use the Mobile DMV!
The following transactions can be conducted at the Mobile Unit:
Driver’s License Renewal
License Plate Surrender
Duplicate Title Request
Change of Address
The Ulster County Mobile DMV will be at the Shawangunk Town Hall on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Friday of every month.
The presidential inaugural poet—and unforgettable new voice in American poetry—presents a collection of poems that includes the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States.
In June of 1954, 18-year-old Emmett Watson, released after serving 15 months for involuntary manslaughter, discovers that two friends from the work farm have hidden themselves in the trunk of the warden’s car and have hatched a different plan for Emmett’s future.
After a deadly ship explosion, nine people, adrift in a raft, struggle to survive at sea and pull a strange man from the sea who claims to be the Lord, in an inspiring novel. One Million first printing.
What Can Your Library Do For You?
We here at the Pine Bush Library are always thinking of new, educational, and fun ways to serve our patrons. In the last two years we have created a YouTube channel, gotten a pass so you can access NY State Parks for free, created unique programs such as stargazing and Next Stop Adventure, brought in someone to help you with your technology problems and more.
Now we want to hear from YOU, our loyal patrons. Tell us what programs, activities, services, etc. you want your favorite library to offer.
If you have an idea for a new program, activity, service, event or anything else please reach out. You can email us PBL@rcls.org, call us 845-744-4265 ext. 2, send us a message on Facebook @PineBushPublicLibrary or just come by the Community Center and tell us in person.
You can access hundreds of eBooks, audio books, videos, and more. Download the Libby App to your smartphone or tablet. Kindle users can visit https://rcls.overdrive.com/and start reading today! If you have questions about any of these apps make an appointment to come in, we will be happy to walk you through the setup process and get you started.
Pine Bush Area Public Library District 223-227 Maple Avenue P.O. Box 63 Pine Bush, New York 12566-0063 (845)744-3375 pinebusharealibrary.org