Mark your calendars for Thursday, September 6th to vote on the 2013 proposed Library Budget and election of Library Board Trustees.  The vote will take place at the library from 10am to 8 pm.

ARTIST EXHIBITS 2013 - 2014

The handsome new gallery space at the Library is looking for exciting new exhibits to fill its calendar for 2013-2014. All artists are encouraged to fill out an application and submit them by September 15, 2012 for consideration. The Art & Exhibits Committee will review applications in all media. Since opening, the library has hosted shows by local and national artists in both the downstairs and upstairs Gallery. Applications forms are available online at:  http://saugertiespubliclibrary.org/files/2010/11/Art-Exhibit-Application.pdf.

COMPUTER UPGRADE

The public access computers will be upgraded on Thursday, August 30th and will be unavailable during the morning hours.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

DANCE MEDITATION

Come to the library on Monday, September 10th at 6:30 pm for a free Dance Meditation class taught by Heike Klier.  Make the body-mind connection through music and movement.  Please bring a mat or a towel.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Register at the circulation desk or call 246-4317.

SAUGERTIES LIBRARY EVENING BOOK CLUB

The book club will meet on Thursday, September 13th at 7 pm.  The  reading selection is “A Prisoner of Birth” by Jeffrey Archer.  Murder, prison escape, revenge and the quest for justice make for a great read.  All are welcome to join the discussion.

FIDELIS CARE

Need health insurance?  Fidelis Care offers free or low-cost comprehensive health insurance through the Family Health Plus, Child Health Plus and Managed Care programs. Come to the library on Wednesday, September 12th at 6 pm for an informational session.

PASTELS WITH KRISTY BISHOP

Come to the library on Wednesday, September 19th   at 6:30 pm for a FREE pastels painting class with local artist Kristy Bishop.  Register at the circulation desk or call 246-4317.

FIT CLUB

Join in a one hour workout testing out some of the different Beach Body DVDs.  All skill levels are welcome to these FREE sessions that will take place at 6pm on Thursday, September 20 and 27, Wednesday, October 3 and 10 and Thursday, October 18 and 25. Register at the circulation desk or call 246-4317.

WEEKLY STORY TIMES

There are four weekly story times scheduled.  Tuesdays at 11 am pre -school children ages 3 to 6 years old are invited to share stories, songs, finger plays and felt board fun.  Two lap-sit story times especially for children ages 1 to 3 take place on Thursdays at 11:15 am and Fridays at 10:30 am.  Children ages 4-7 are invited to the library on Saturdays at 12:30 pm for stories and a craft. Early literacy is an important part of a child’s growth.  All are welcome to drop in.  No registration required.

WEBPAGE INFORMATION

Regular library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 10:00 to 8:00, Friday 10:00 to 6:00, and Saturday 10:00 to 2:00.  The library address is 91 Washington Ave, Saugerties, NY 12477.  The phone number is 246-4317.  The library webpage is http://saugertiespubliclibrary.org.  Please call or email with comments and questions.  The email address is director@saugertiespubliclibrary.org.r, prison escape, revenge and the quest for justice make for a great read.  All are welcome to join the discussion.