Children’s Program Registration

Children’s program registration is still open for Pre-K Stories!
Please use our online registration form, call us at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library to sign up!

Pre-K Stories is for independent children ages 3 to 5 years; no parent presence necessary. Children will listen to picture books and do themed crafts. The Monday session meets at 1pm starting September 24th. The Tuesday session will meet at 11am starting September 25th.


“The smell of fresh-made coffee is one of the world’s greatest inventions.”
If you agree with this quote from Hugh Jackman, you might be interested in this program! This presentation on Tuesday, September 18th at 6:30pm will be hosted by The Ugly Mug owner Ori Brachfeld. It will include a Q&A session and free samples!

Registration is required. Please sign up online,  give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by to reserve your seat!

Crafternoon: Arm Knit a Scarf

Come Craft With Us!
Is your wardrobe ready for autumn? If you need a cold weather accessory, come to the library on Saturday, September 22nd at 12pm to learn how to arm knit your own scarf! You will learn how to knit an infinity scarf with your arms instead of knitting needles. This program is for ages 13 to 103, and supplies will be provided.

Registration is required. Please register online, call us at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library to reserve your spot!

Introduction to Rock Climbing

Feeling adventurous? We will have rock climbers from The Gravity Vault in Poughkeepsie here on Wednesday, September 26th at 6:30pm to teach a class on rock climbing for beginners! They will be talking about different types of climbing, health benefits of the sport, and how to get started climbing in the Hudson Valley.
Registration is required! Please register online, give us a call at 845-635-8460, or stop by the library to reserve your spot!

Community Yard Sale!

The Friends of the Pleasant Valley Library is hosting its annual Yard Sale at the PV Town Hall on Saturday, September 29th from 9am to 3pm! Those wishing to sell their new and gently used goods at the Yard Sale must pay a non-refundable $20 registration fee which will benefit the Library. You do the selling, we do the advertising! Sign up early, table space is limited!

To register, please stop by the library anytime we’re open to submit your deposit and pick your spot! Checks can be made payable to the Friends of the Pleasant Valley Library.
Our hours:
Monday through Thursday – 10am to 8:30pm
Friday – 1pm to 6pm
Saturday – 10am to 4pm

Monster Writing Contest!

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 September 27th! 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.