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The Pig Days of Summer

Have Arrived at the Library


We kicked off our summer reading program with a snort last Thursday, thanks to Animal Embassy. We had a wonderful time and are ready for a summer full of adventure. Check out our children's newsletter for all of our family friendly programs.

We still have two more concerts to have a chance to win tickets to Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in August.  Anyone who attends will be entered in a raffle to win two tickets the night of the concert. There is no fee to enter the raffle; you just have to stay until the end of the concert to claim your prize. If you are not there when the winner is pulled, we will pull another name.

Drowning Prevention Seminar

Wednesday, July 10th from 6-7:30 pm

The presentation will offer guidance to homeowners, lifeguards and the general public on how to identify swimmers in distress. There will be time for questions.

Please RSVP by calling the library at 518-789-3340. 

Registrations will be accepted until 7/10/2018.

Narcan 101

Thursday, July 23rd from 6-7:30 pm

To RSVP, please call 518-789-3340 by Saturday, July 13th at 3 pm
Space is limited to 30 attendees.


Narcan (Naloxone) is a medication that reverses an overdose by blocking heroin or other opioids in the brain for 30 to 90 minutes

Led by Sharon Stramm, EMT and certified Narcan trainer, the training will teach you:

-why naloxone works to reverse an overdose

-what to do when an overdose is suspected

-how and when to administer the medication.

Each individual will receive hands-on training for administering naloxone, and receive a FREE Narcan kit at the end of the training.

Dungeons and Dragons

with DM Thom
 
Dates TBA: Please call the library!


Were you curious as a kid but never had a chance to play? Now's your chance to  dive into a world of fantasy and help craft a story of epic proportions. Adults and teens 16 years and older are welcome.This game is the BX edition.
Sign-up suggested but not required.
 

Music in the Annex Concert Series 

Roger & Lenny

Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 PM

Roger Cohn and Lenny Sutton bring a fresh perspective to familiar—and not-so familiar—songs from a golden era of pop music. The duo’s musical strength of tight harmonies and straightforward acoustic arrangements with guitar and harmonica deliver spirited covers of songs made famous by The Everly Brothers, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles and others, as well as original tunes. You can keep up with the duo by checking out Roger & Lenny’s Facebook page.

Songwriters Showcase

Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 PM

Hear the stories and inspiration behind the songs by the musicians who wrote them, featuring Sarah Kohrs, Li, Lance Middlebrook, and Eliot Osborne.

Sarah Kohrs is a talented musician and prolific songwriter. Her thoughtful compositions have a pop flare and bring to mind the work of Joni Mitchell or Stephen Sondheim. Sarah has performed locally as well as in New York; Asheville, NC; Baton Rouge, LA; and New Orleans.

Li is a multidisciplinary artist from New York cultivating a diverse body of work comprised of
poetic storytelling and performance art in a stylistic amalgamation of genres he has come to
identify as Urban Folk.

Lance Middlebrook has spent a lifetime searching for that phrase, feeling or dream from
which a song can be created. He’s had his songs recorded by multiple artists including The
Shoppe and Johnny Lee as well as winning numerous national songwriting awards. After
an 18 year stint in Nashville, he returned to the Northeast to continue writing and
performing. Currently one half of the duo Ten Mile.

Eliot Osborn has been writing songs for more than fifty years. He has won numerous songwriting
awards ( American Song Festival, Billboard Song Festival), and recorded with internationally
recognized producers and musicians in New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, Muscle Shoals, and
Atlanta. He performs locally with the Joint Chiefs and appears around New England with The
Outerspace Band.
Music in the Annex Concerts Series is Supported by a
Grant from 
Ann and Abe Effron Fund-Donor Advised  
of the
Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley

Sponsored by


Irving Farm Coffee Roasters
Harney and Sons Fine Tea
Moore and More Printing

Artwork of Lori Barker

An exhibit in the Library from July 3 to July 27

Lori Barker’s mixed media work blends nature and spirituality into an exploration of the rhythms of life. Angels, in particular, inspire her and are Lori’s trusted muse. The work is about the poetry that lives beneath the surface of things where layers of paper, paint, wood, fabric, metal and images come alive creating an altered world. Solo exhibits in Connecticut include: Monastery Gallery West Hartford, Unitarian Meeting House Hartford, Miranda Winery, Jerrum Winery, The UCONN Library, Norfolk Artisan's Gallery, Atelier Gallery in New Milford, Church House Concerts, Haddam, the Gathering Place, Hartford, and New Milford, Torrington, and Waterbury Hospitals, St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury and numerous libraries including the Lucy Robbins in Newington, New Milford Library, Oliver Wolcott Library in Litchfield and the Hunt Library in Falls Village. Lori’s one-woman shows in other states include the Santarella Museum in Tyringham, MA, and the Smith Gallery in Manchester, VT. Lori lives in Goshen, CT where she and her late husband established a charming gallery and sculptural grounds. The Touch House (a straw bale construction building), Labyrinth and Purple Door gallery are open to the public by appointment only.
 

Book Sale Room is Open

Every Saturday from 10 AM to 1 PM in the Annex

The Book Sale Room will be open every Saturday until Labor Day.
 

Cookbook Group

Saturday, July 6 at 1 PM
    
Deep Run Roots : Stories and Recipes From My Corner of the South
Vivan Howard

Join our Cookbook Book Group where we discuss the various aspects of a different cookbook each month (how easy was it to follow, if the food was good) and have pot luck of recipes from the cookbook.

Book Discussion Group


Saturday, July 27 at 3 PM
 
When the Nazi Blitzkrieg subjugated Europe in World War II, London became the safe haven for the leaders of seven occupied countries--France, Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg, Norway, Czechoslovakia and Poland--who fled there to avoid imprisonment and set up governments in exile to commandeer their resistance efforts. The lone hold-out against Hitler's offensive, Britain became a beacon of hope to the rest of Europe, as prominent European leaders like French general Charles De Gaulle, Queen Wilhelmina of Holland, and King Haakon of Norway competed for Winston Churchill's attention while trying to rule their embattled countries from the precarious safety of 'Last Hope Island."

The Millerton Book Group

TBA

The Third Man
Graham Greene
    
Rollo Martins, invited to Vienna by his schoolmate and hero Harry Lime, arrives just in time to attend Lime's funeral, but when he learns his friend was the subject of a criminal investigation, Martins embarks on a quest to clear Lime's name.

Friendship Center

Monday thru Thursday 10 AM to 2 PM
in the Annex

Social group for seniors that also provides free lunch (donations appreciated). Stop by for more information and ask for Marion McGhee.
The Library will be closed July 4th.
Automatic renewals are here!

If you have an email address in your record, you will be notified two days before your item is due if it can be renewed. If it can, it will be (up to twice). 

If you don't have an email, your items will still be renewed if they can, but we will not be able to notify you.

New Releases

DVD

Coming Soon

Fiction

City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert
Summer of '69
Elin Hilderbrand

Big Sky
Kate Atkinson

Coming Soon

Killing with Confetti
Peter Lovesey

The Nickel Boys
Colson Whitehead

Shamed
Linda Castillo

Nonfiction 

Anthony Bourdain Remembered 
CNN
    
More Than Enough : Claiming Space for Who You Are - No Matter What They Say
Elaine Welteroth

Coming Soon

Crisis in the red zone : the story of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, and of the outbreaks to come
Richard Preston

Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II
Svetlana Alexievich

On the Clock: What Low-wage Work Did to Me and How It Drives America Insane
Emily Guendelsberger

Audiobooks

The Sentence is Death
Anthony Horowitz
Lost and Found
Danielle Steel
 

Coming Soon

The New Girl
Daniel Silva

One Good Deed
David Baldacci
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Mah Jong


Tuesdays at 2 PM
Annex

American style with the 2019 card.

If you are interested in lessons please contact the Library. Lessons will be on break during August and will resume in September.
 

ACBL Sanctioned Bridge Games


Every Friday at 12:45 PM

Friendly competition in a relaxed atmosphere.

For more information contact:
millertonbridgeclub
@gmail.com 

(845) 373-8536 or
(914) 474-7652.

Adult Knitting Group

Wednesdays at 6:30 PM

Join our knitters every Wednesday night for lively conversation. All fiber artists and crafters welcome. Need help with a pattern or just want to learn? Just stop by; someone is always willing to help.

Call the library by 5 PM to check for cancellations.

Computer Help


Want to learn more about computers? Sign up for our one-on-one workshops. The library offers basic computer classes on a one-on-one basis.  We also offer e-reader help, Overdrive workshops, and help with any computer problem.

Walk-ins are welcome, but signing up is strongly encouraged. 
 

Sewing and Quilting Group

Wednesday, July 10,
10 AM - 3 PM

Annex

Join our group for experienced people who love to sew and quilt. Pop in for a moment or stay for the day. Please bring your own equipment. 

Writing Group

Every Thursday at 1 PM
Annex

The Writing Group is currently on hiatus for the Summer. If you are interested in joining, please let us know. We will notify you to let you know when the group returns.
 

Box Tops


Ever notice this logo on various products you have purchased? Don't throw them away! Help raise money for  our local school through the Box Tops for Education Program. The NorthEast-Millerton Library is collecting box tops at the front desk to give to Webutuck PTA. The PTA will then turn in all that we collect to raise money for the Webutuck Elementary School.
 

Chess


Every Wednesday at 6 PM in the Annex

All ages and experience levels welcome.
NorthEast-Millerton Library 
75 Main St. Millerton, NY 
518-789-3340

Mon-Fri 11 AM to 6 PM
Sat 10 AM to 3 PM
 
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