Library Closed – Memorial Day Weekend

The library will be closed Saturday, May 25th through Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.
None of our items will be due back on these days.
The library will reopen on Tuesday, the 28th at 10am.


“What Ever Happened to My White Picket Fence?”

How do you rewrite your life’s script after you’ve suffered a massive brain tumor? Author Janet Johnson Schliff will be sharing her story with us on Tuesday, May 28th at 6:30pm. Her story is bound to inspire and inform you.
Registration is required. You can register for this event online, call us at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library.

LEGO Create & Display

Come to the library on Saturday, June 1st from 11:00am – 12:30pm to make a themed Lego display! This program is open to children ages 6 and up. After the Lego creations are complete, they will be put on display at the library. This month’s theme is Sunny Days!
Registration is required – you can register online, give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by to sign up!

In Stitches – Drop-In Crochet Group

We love to crochet and have so much fun, we want to share with everybody! We meet every Tuesday at 12:30pm in the library meeting room. If you want to learn how to crochet, we will teach you! If you’re working on a project and need help, we can help you! Or, just bring a project and sit and chat and laugh with us!!

No registration necessary, just drop in!

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 at 6pm in the library meeting room. Our next session is May 23rd! 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

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 sort book donations!
Volunteers must have the ability to bend and lift [books are heavy and some shelves are low!] and attention to alphabetical detail.
Interested? You can download an application here– just print, complete, and return it to us! Or stop by the library and ask for a volunteer application at the desk.

Meditation Groups

We offer two FREE monthly meditation group led by certified hypnotherapist and Reiki Master Susan Olin-Dabrowski.  One session is held on the second Thursday of every month at 1pm. The other session is at 6:30pm on the last Tuesday of the month. 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.

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.