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!

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

The library will be offering a yoga class on the 1st Thursday at 6:30pm and 2nd Wednesday at 10:30am of each month, taught by local yoga instructor Jillian McMorrow. Beginners slow vinyasa flow 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 note that this is a floor/mat yoga class- it cannot be adapted into chair yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.

Registration for February’s sessions will open on Wednesday, January 24th.
Sign-ups are limited to the first EIGHT people per session due to space restrictions.
PLEASE NOTE: if you register and then cancel, there will be a $10 program cancellation fee. We must enforce this due to the high demand for this program.

 

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 plvfreelibrary@gmail.com and we’ll feature your photo on our account!
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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.

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Ongoing Book Sale

The Friends of the Pleasant Valley Library have an ongoing Book Sale of donated items in the Library’s Front Room.
All books, DVD’s, CD’s and audiobooks are only $1!
 

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.

Meditation Group

The library offers 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 your quality of life.  No registration is necessary, walk-ins are welcome.  The group will meet the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.