Monster Writing Contest!

Defensive Driving Course

On Saturday, October 20th from 10am to 4pm, the library will be hosting a Defensive Driving Course presented by Peter Khan. Why should you take this course? You can save 10% on your vehicle liability, collision, and personal injury protection (PIP) insurance premiums for THREE YEARS! You could also reduce up to FOUR POINTS on your driving record.
Please call Peter Khan at (845) 380-4806 to enroll.
*You cannot sign up through the library.*

$40 due day of class. Please bring pen, paper, and a bag lunch.
*This is NOT the five hour course needed to take your driving test.*

Sponsored by American Safety Inc. #028
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Super Saturday Crafts!

Join us on Saturday, October 20th from 11am to 1pm for make-and-take autumn crafts! This is a drop-in program for children 4 to 12 years old. No registration required!

Mystic Faire Fundraiser

Come enjoy a Mystic Faire Fundraiser with Rev. Susan Olin-Dabrowski & Friends!
On Saturday, October 27th from 12:30pm to 3:30pm, Readers will be offering: Herbal Tarot Cards, Traditional Tarot Cards, Astrological Readings, When Nature Speaks to You Cards, and Mediumship.
You can sign up for as many sessions as you would like; the cost is a non-refundable $15 for a 15-minute session. Payment is required upon registering and is a non-refundable donation with all proceeds benefiting the Pleasant Valley Library Fund.
Please stop into the library to reserve your reading and time slot. If you wish to pay your donation online, you must call the library for more information.
**This program is for ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY.**

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 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!!

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 October 25th! 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 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!

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!
Click here to follow us!

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 Fridays. 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.