This Week's Events

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Library Is Open Martin Luther King Day

Yes, we are open regular hours today, from 9am to 9pm.
We are the only library in the area that is open today.

Come on down and learn about the Civil Rights leader and the movement he spawned.

 

How to find a lost or stolen cellphone

Ever wonder what might happen if you lost your smart phone or worse, had it stolen?  There are actually a few things you can do to help locate your phone -- all from your computer (or borrowed smart phone / device that connects to the Internet). Click HERE to learn more.  

Library to host Veterans Writing Workshop

The Blauvelt Free Library is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a free Veterans Writing Workshop on Monday nights at 6:30 pm, beginning on February 3 and running 8 sessions through March 30th (no class on Presidents' Day, February 17th). Both military veterans and currently serving personnel are welcome.

The course is open to writers of all skill levels. New authors can benefit from weekly peer review and support from more seasoned scribes. The workshop is moderated by David Surface, an editor who brings over 20 years of experience as a writing instructor to the project. There are no rules regarding subject matter -- whether it be military experience, life afterward or on any other topic.

Following the final session on March 30th, writings will be collected and published in an anthology by the Veterans Writing Workshop. On Monday, May 4th at 6:30pm, there will be a reception and reading by the authors in the Library's Mary Behringer Wing. Family and friends are invited, and refreshments will be served.

If you are interested in learning more, please come to the Introduction/Q&A with Mr. Surface on Monday, January 27th at 6:30pm. He will explain what the Veterans Writing Workshop is and how it works. Several short videos will be shown. Registration is recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

This workshop is presented by the Veterans Writing Workshop in association with Bridges Independent Living Center, and partially funded by a grant from the Ramapo Catskill Library System.

Please call us at 845 359-2811 or email bkoch@rcls.org to register for the 8-week course. Spots are limited.

 

Latest Posts to "Boone Appetit," our Food Blog

Charlie Boone, our resident food blogger has been pretty active since we last checked in. Visit his page to see what he's been up to!

Charlie is the "full Monty" as a foodie -- he loves to bake and cook, loves restaurants and is curious about new, untried things.

Read his post at the link below, but take some time to scroll down to read more of his ruminations on edibles and potables.

https://booneappetit.com/

Fresh Produce? We Got It!

The Blauvelt Free Library is now available as a pick-up spot for fresh produce and artisanal foods from small local farms. We've partnered with FIELD GOODS -- a food distributor representing Hudson Valley farmers -- to bring you the freshest vegetables and fruit from the region. Once you register with Field Goods online, you will be able to pick up your weekly bag (prices start at $16 for individuals and $32 for families) from the front vestibule of the library on Thursdays any time between 4:30 and 9pm. Support local agribusiness and feed yourself and your family in style. Click here to get started: FIELD GOODS

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