We Are No Longer Accepting Donations (for now…)

We LOVE your donations but we are buried under books right now!
Therefore, we will NOT be able to take any more donations after April 1st. Be sure to stop by our huge book sale at the Town Hall the weekend of April 13th.
We should be cleaned up and ready to receive donations again by April 23rd.
Thank you for your understanding!

NEW! Chess Club

The Pleasant Valley Library will be offering a drop-in Chess Club! The group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Our next session is April 26th! No registration is required! All ages and skill levels are welcome to come meet local chess enthusiasts. We ask that you bring your own chess sets if you have them, though some will be provided.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Robert at wogglenut@earthlink.net

Defensive Driving Course

On Saturday, April 28th from 10am to 4pm, the library will be hosting a Defensive Driving Course presented by Peter Khan. You can save 10% on your vehicle liability, collision, and personal injury protection (PIP) insurance premiums for THREE YEARS! You could also reduce up to FOUR POINTS on your driving record. Please call Peter Khan at (845) 380-4806 to enroll. You cannot sign up through the library.
$40 due day of class. Please bring pen, paper, and a bag lunch.
*This is NOT the five hour course needed to take your driving test.*

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Battle of the Books Team Members Needed!

If you like to read and enjoy competitive trivia games, Battle of the Books is for you!
We need tweens and teens to join our Middle School and *NEW* High School BoB teams! Our Middle School team is for tweens entering 6th through 9th grade this fall. Our new High School team is for teens entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall. To view the rules and the books we will be reading this summer please click for the Middle School list, and here for the High School list. If you have any questions or are interested in joining our team, please contact Miss Julie at the library!

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

The library will be offering a yoga class on the 1st Thursday at 6:30pm and 2nd Wednesday at 5pm of each month, taught by local yoga instructor Jillian McMorrow. Beginners slow vinyasa flow is a floor/mat yoga that coordinates breath with movement through different variations of postures. It’s a great way to balance, strengthen and stretch the body. Modifications for posture will be implemented if necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.

Dates and registration for May’s sessions will be posted later in April.
In order to reserve your spot, you MUST come to the library and leave a $10 deposit (cash or check ONLY). Online and phone registrations are no longer available. Upon completion of the class, your deposit will be returned.

Adult Volunteers Wanted!

Want to make a difference in your community? Love the library and wish to help out? We’re looking for passionate adults to help us out with various tasks in our library!
Some duties could include: shelving, pulling holds, sorting books for the Book Sales, unloading our donation shed.
Volunteers must have the ability to bend and lift [books are heavy and some shelves are low!] and attention to alphabetical detail.
Interested? Ask for a volunteer application at the desk and when an opening matches your interests, we’ll give you a call!

Afternoon Meditation Group

We now offer an afternoon session of our popular Meditation Group. This session will meet on the second Thursday of every month at 1pm. This is a FREE monthly meditation group led by certified hypnotherapist and Reiki Master Susan Olin-Dabrowski.  First time and experienced meditators are welcome.  Meditation can help manage stress and improve quality of life.
No registration is necessary, walk-ins are welcome.

We’re on Instagram!

 The Pleasant Valley Library is now on Instagram!Follow us for a glimpse behind the scenes, book recommendations, and much more. Have you taken a great photo in the library? Do you have an adorable photo of your kids reading library books? Email your photo to plvfreelibrary@gmail.com and we’ll feature your photo on our account!
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The library is now a Field Goods pickup location!

Want to support the library building fund and the local farming community? Consider joining Field Goods! This organization works closely with Hudson Valley farms to deliver fresh, local fruits and vegetables to the library where you can pick them up on Fridays. The library building fund gets $1.00 for every bag you order. You can set up an account for either weekly or bi-weekly delivery and you can suspend it at any time. Visit the Field Goods website for more information.

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Ongoing Book Sale

The Friends of the Pleasant Valley Library have an ongoing Book Sale of donated items in the Library’s Front Room.
All books, DVD’s, CD’s and audiobooks are only $1!