Fandom Friday: Classic Horror Movies!

One Friday each month, we’re going to celebrate a different fandom. This month is… Classic Horror Movies! Come to the library on Friday, October 18th at 6pm and celebrate all things spooky. We’ll have some monstrously good food, a cut-throat trivia competition, and watch some classic horror movie clips. This program is open to ages 13 and older, and adults are encouraged to attend!
Registration is required. You can register online here, give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library!

The Great Give Back

The Pleasant Valley Library is participating in The Great Give Back! For the month of October, we will be collecting items for CARE of DC, a non profit pet adoption agency. Please click here for a list of items.

On Saturday, October 19th, we will be holding a pet adoption event at the library! CARE of DC will be bringing dogs and puppies who are in need of homes to the library, and P.A.N.T. will be here with adoptable kittens and information on fostering cats and kittens. If you’re looking for a new family member, come to our event and give a dog a good home.
No registration is required for this event.

Super Saturday Crafts!

Stop in on Saturday, October 19th from 11am to 1pm for make-and-take crafts! This program is open to kids ages 4 to 12 years. No registration required!

This month’s theme is Halloween!

Flash Fiction

Do you love writing fiction? Come to Flash Fiction, our new writing group! At each meeting, participants will be given a writing prompt, write, and share their work with the group. This is not a critique group, but a place where people can come and exercise their creativity! The first meeting will be October 21st from 6:30pm to 8pm.
Registration for this program is suggested but not required. To sign up please click here, give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library.

Delicious Desserts!

Holly Shelowitz, a Culinary Nutrition Counselor and Real Food Educator, will be teaching a workshop on Delicious Desserts at the library on Tuesday, October 22nd at 6:30 pm. This combination nutrition workshop and cooking class will be a 90 minute cooking demonstration with tastings and plenty of time for questions. Come attend a live cooking class where the food is prepared right in front of you and then eat and enjoy together. This class is for adults and teens ages 13 and up.
Registration for this program is required. Please register online, give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by to sign up!

Adult Movie Screening – The Biggest Little Farm

On Friday, October 25th at 6pm, the library will be showing The Biggest Little Farm. Follow a couple through their successes and failures as they work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. Over the years, the desolate plot they purchase begins to thrive and its transformed. Come to the library for a screening and discussion of this documentary.
Registration is suggested for this program. You can reserve your seat online, give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library to sign up!

Author Event – Michael Korda

Please join Daffodil’s Gift Shoppe in welcoming Pleasant Valley’s own NY Times Best Selling Author Michael Korda on Saturday, October 26th from 1pm to 3pm. His newly released memoir, Passing, will be available for purchase and Daffodils will be donating the proceeds of the sale to the Pleasant Valley Library.
This event is being held at Daffodil’s Gift Shoppe.

Trunk or Treat at Utterly Delicious!

The Library will have a Trunk to Treat at for this awesome event put on by Utterly Delicious! Bring the kids by for a fun and safe evening of games and trick or treating! Please consider setting up a trunk or game, the more hands on deck to more fun all of the children can have!
Important information from Utterly Delicious:
To have a trunk or table at the trunk or treat, we will be asking you to bring 1 or more bags of candy that will be donated to Sparrows Nest for families battling cancer this Halloween. We will also be accepting cash donations for Sparrows Nest that will go towards nice hot homemade meals for the families! We also request that you bring individually wrapped nut free candy to supply to your gracious trunk or treaters. There will be a few contests with prizes held for categories such as: Most Creative Trunk, People’s Choice Trunk, Most Creative Costume, and Spookiest Costume. Any kid in costume will be eligible for a $1 kiddy cone! Entry for trunk or treaters that will not be supplying a trunk or table will be $2 per treater, which will also be donated to Sparrows Nest.
We will have some amazing guests visiting as well, including Cherylin’s School of Dance, who will be preforming some numbers for us through the day! We will also be collecting bagged candy inside the shop from now until the end of our Trunk or Treat for those who wish to donate but won’t be able to participate in our event! This will be a very fun event for all and definitely something you will not want to miss so dont forget to sign up for a spot before they all fill up!

Utterly Delicious is located at 1898 Route 44, PV.

Mah Jongg Tournament

To download the registration form, please click here.

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 October 24th! 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