Summer Reading Brochure

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Registration for our summer crafts, activities, and reading programs is now available online!
Please check our calendar to see what’s available! Classes fill up quickly- the calendar will state that they are full. Be sure to check July AND August; some crafts have multiple dates. One may be full, but the other can have open spaces!
Here’s a preview of the craft activities we’ll be doing this summer!
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Teen Summer Reading Program

We have a special reading program just for teens!
If you are between ages 12 and 17, you can enter to win a Barnes and Noble gift card or a Snack Sack stuffed full with awesome munchies!
Read for at least an hour a day, five days a week to earn an entry into the drawing for one of two Snack Sacks each week. If you finish a book, you can fill out a book review form for a chance to win a $25 B&N gift card! (One book review entry per week.)
Swing by the library to pick up a reading log, and start entering to win today!

Traveling Lantern Theatre

Join us on Friday, July 28th at 1:30pm for a special presentation by the Traveling Lantern Theatre! They will be performing their play ‘The Ribbles Build a Residence’. Attendees will get involved by playing interactive games and discovering basic building techniques during the show.

This performance will be inside, so space is limited and registration will only be available to the first 35 sign-ups. This play is suitable for children ages 4 years and up. Please call the library at 845-635-8460 or use our online registration to save your spot!

Setting the Record Straight

Join local author Anthony Musso on Tuesday, August 1st at 6:30pm as he discusses his quest to dispel countless inaccuracies of recording artists from the 50’s and 60s. These are the accurate versions told to Tony by the artists themselves!

Registration is required. Please visit our calendar to register online, call the library at 845-635-8460, or email to save your seat!

Afternoon Meditation Group

We now offer an afternoon session of our popular Meditation Group. This session will meet on the second Wednesday of every month at 1pm during July and August. 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 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 Thursdays. 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.


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!

Teen Geek Help

Need help downloading an eBook? Trying to establish an email, Facebook, Twitter, or other social media account? Having trouble with your tablet? Get the help you need at the library! The library now offers individualized technology assistance from our resident “teen geek”. Call the Pleasant Valley Library at (845) 635-8460 to schedule an appointment, and remember to bring along your device!

Book Discussion Group

It’s been mentioned before, but bears repeating.  The Book Discussion Group meets on the Third Wednesday of every month from 7-8 pm. Check out our events calendar for a listing of which titles have been picked for discussion.