NEW PROGRAMS FOR 2020

Wednesdays, February 5, March 5, April 3 and ongoing if we have enough interest. Join us!

First Wednesday of each month…in the Activity Room. We are excited to offer these new opportunities to get together at the Library.
Call the Program Office at 687-7023 with any questions or ideas.

Happy Timers – Senior Story Hour

Tuesday, February 11, 25, 2-3pm
Marbletown Community Center

Celeste, our Pre-School Storytime presenter has organized a story time for Seniors through the Town of Marbletown to be held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Do you enjoy listening to a story or two?

Rochester Memberships

The Town of Rochester has contracted with the Stone Ridge Library to provide 238 paid family memberships to its Rochester residents this year. Additionally, the Library is providing free memberships to all Rondout Valley Students.
Rochester patrons can renew their memberships in person beginning in January of 2020.

Winter Exhibit – Fran Sutherland

The work will be on exhibit through March 21. The paintings are available for purchase, with a portion of the sale to benefit the Library.

As Albert Einstein once Said, the only thing that’s constant is change.” My life and artwork are an attempt to explore and live by this concept.

Book Donations

We cannot accept any book donations over the winter.
Please hold off until the Spring.
Thank you.

The Library welcomes book donations (just not during the winter). Books donated are re-sold at the annual Library Fair, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 2020.

TEA TIME Book Group

Wednesday, February 12
3pm in the Activities Room
The reading selection for February is The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict. Hedy Kiesler is lucky. Her beauty leads to a starring role in a controversial film and marriage to a powerful Austrian arms dealer, allowing her to evade Nazi persecution despite her Jewish heritage.

HOLMES & CO. Mystery Lovers Book Group

Wednesday, February 19
3pm in the Activity Room
Our book for February is The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves. The first book in the Vera Stanhope series. Three very different women come together at isolated Baikie’s Cottage on the North Pennines, to complete an environmental survey.

Conversational French with Claudine Brenner

France

Tuesday, February 18
1-2pm
Activity Room

Want to brush up or improve your French with a conversation hour? Claudine is a native French speaker, born in Paris and raised in Europe; following a 30 year Government career abroad, she chose Stone Ridge to retire in.

Conversational Spanish

Spain

Tuesday, January 28, February 25
1:30
Reference Room

“Hola! This group meets to speak Spanish in an inviting, friendly setting. Topics vary depending on what folks want to talk about – travel, personal experiences, current events, community events and places, etc.

POETRY with Rosemary Deen

Thursday, January 9, 23, February 13, 27
1.30-3:30 in the Bio Room

Join us for an afternoon of poetry with Rosemary Deen. Our meetings are held the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.

KNITTING GROUP

Every Saturday
10am-noon
in the Activity Room

The Stone Ridge Library Knitters meet every Saturday morning from 10am – 12noon. All ages and experience levels can jo in us and drop-in knitters are also welcome. We each bring our own supplies and do our own work, but one of the best things about us is that whatever obstacle or confusion you might encounter, you’re likely to receive as much comment and advice as you need to get where you’re going with a project.

MAHJONG

Every Friday at 10am
in the Activity Room

Beginners are welcome to join our Mahjong group. Register on line on the calendar or at the Circulation Desk in the Library, or just walk in. We will be meeting every Friday at 10am.