Summer Reading is HERE!

The sun is shining, birds are singing, and that means SUMMER READING IS HERE!
All reading and craft classes have begun– please click the image below to view our flyer of programs!
This is also the week that kids, teens, and adults can start coming to the library for prizes!
Children who have five stickers on their reading log can come select a prize from our Libraries ROCK! prize cabinet. Teens and adults can start entering their tickets into drawings for goodie bags!
We can’t wait to spend the summer rockin’ and readin’ with you!

Crafternoon: Braided T-Shirt Rug

Come Craft With Us!
Come to the library on Saturday, July 21st at 12pm and create an upcycled t-shirt rug! This program is for ages 13 to 103. Supplies will be provided (but you are welcome to bring some old t-shirts if you want to use them!) and registration is required.
*This craft is now FULL*

FREE Jazz Concert!

Come to the Pleasant Valley Mill Site and Memorial Park (1624 Main St, P.V.) and enjoy The Saints of Swing Jazz Band on Tuesday, July 24th at 7pm. The Saints of Swing will be performing an hour long concert of jazz classics. Bring a chair or blanket, relax, and listen to some great music. Registration for this program is not required. (Rain date will be July 31st.)

In Stitches – Drop-In Crochet Group

We love to crochet and have so much fun, we want to share with everybody! We are going to meet Tuesdays at 12:30pm in the front 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!! Our next session will be Tuesday, July 24th!

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 Front Room of the library. Our next session is July 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

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

August’s classes will be held on Thursday, August 2nd at 6:30pm and Wednesday, August 8th at 6pm.
Registration is now open at the library!

The library will be offering a yoga class on the 1st Thursday at 6:30pm and 2nd Wednesday at 6pm of each month, taught by a local yoga instructor. 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 will now open on the 20th of every month for the next month’s classes. (Should the 20th fall on a day the library is closed, we will open registration on our next open business day.) 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.

Movie Night – A Wrinkle in Time!

Join us on Friday, August 3rd at 6pm for a showing of A Wrinkle in Time! All ages can attend this program, but parents of children under the age of 10 must stay with their children at all times. The programs will be held in the library’s upstairs meeting room. Free popcorn will be served!
Registration is required and now open! Please click here to sign-up online, call us at 845-635-8460, or stop by to reserve your seat!

What’s College *Really* Like?

Are you headed off to college for the first time? Come and learn what it’s like from current college students. On Tuesday, August 7th at 6:30pm, students will talk about how to survive your first week and if Finals Week is really as horrible as it seems.
Registration is required for this program. Please sign-up online, call us at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library to sign up.

Teen Volunteers Needed!

Do you have community service hours to do for school, honor society, confirmation, government class, etc? Just want to give back to the community? The library offers teen volunteering opportunities for teens ages 14 to 18 during the summer months only.

Teens need to be able to commit to volunteering at least once a week, for the majority of weeks during the summer.
The library routinely receives more applications than there are volunteer opportunities. Please understand that the submission of an application does not guarantee a spot.
Please click here to download the Teen Volunteer Application, or stop by the library to pick one up!
Once it’s completed, you can return the application to us any time we’re open.

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? 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. When an opening matches your interests, we’ll give you a call!