Molly the Therapy Dog

Do you have a child that’s a shy reader? Molly the Therapy Dog comes to the library every other week to help children that are not comfortable reading or being around dogs feel more relaxed. She loves when kids who love animals come to read to her, even if they are already comfortable readers. Come meet Molly in our Children’s section from 3:30pm – 5:00pm on February 27th. No registration required!

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

The library will be offering a yoga class on Thursday, March 1st at 6:30pm and Wednesday, March 14th 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.

Registration is now open! 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.

LEGO Create & Display

Come to the library on Saturday, March 3rd 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. Registration is now open! Please register online, call or stop by the library to sign up!

This month’s theme is Spring Green!

Children’s Program Registration

Children’s program registration will begin on Monday, March 5th and will run until Saturday, March 10th. The registration will be for Pre-K Storytime and Toddler Time.

Toddler Time is for children ages 18-36 months that can participate with parental assistance. Children and parents will listen to stories and do simple crafts together. Classes run for 6 weeks. The Monday session is from 11am to 11:30am and will begin on March 12th. The Thursday session is from 11am to 11:30am and begins on March 15th. *There will be no classes on Monday March 26th, Thursday March 29th, or Monday April 2nd.*

Pre-K Stories is for independent children ages 3-5 years; no parent presence necessary. Children will listen to picture books and do themed crafts. The session runs for 6 weeks.  The Monday session is from 1pm to 1:45pm and will begin on March 12th. The Tuesday session is from 10:45am to 11:30m and now begins on March 13th. *There will be no classes on Monday March 19th, Tuesday March 27th, or Monday April 2nd.*

Explore the Quartz Family

Join Rhianna (from the Dreaming Goddess in Poughkeepsie) on Tuesday, March 6th at 6:30pm as she discusses the enchanting world of Quartz. She will be sharing her knowledge and insight into the Quartz Family- covering Clear & Rose Quartz, Smoky Quartz, and Citrine. Handouts and specimens for viewing will be available for your learning pleasure.
Registration is now open– please use our online form, call us at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library to sign up!

NEW! Chess Club

The Pleasant Valley Library will be offering a drop-in Chess Club! Starting on March 8th, the group will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the monthNo 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

Movie Night – Wonder

On Friday, March 9th at 6pm, the library will be showing Wonder! All ages are welcome, but small children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We ask that you try and arrive a little before 6pm because the rest of the library will be closing at that time. The program will be held at the Pleasant Valley Library in the upstairs meeting room. Popcorn will be served!
Registration is open! Please use our online form, call the library at 845-635-8460, or stop by to reserve your seat!

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 and we’ll feature your photo on our account!
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