Library Events

During the winter months all patrons participating in Stone Ridge Library sponsored groups are required to be vaccinated.

From Saint To Santa

Monday, December 6th at 7pm

In this virtual presentation, art historian and lecturer Dr. Michael Norris will discuss how a Turkish bishop first evolved into one of Christianity’s most beloved saints and then into Santa Claus. This program is a collaboration between The Field Library, Putnam Valley Library, Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, and Tomkins Cove Public Library.

Decked Out For The Holidays

Monday, December 13th at 7pm
Visit magnificently decorated conservatories and mansions and beautifully lit gardens during the holiday season in this special virtual event. Presented by Jana Milbocker of Enchanted Gardens. This program is a collaboration between The Field Library of Peekskill and Warner Library of Tarrytown.

Co-Existing With Coyotes

Wednesday, December 15th at 7pm
Join us for a free live webinar about Eastern coyotes, their history and ecology, and what we can do to best coexist with them. Presented by Dana Goin of the Wolf Conservation Center. This program is a collaboration between The Field Library and Putnam Valley LIbrary.

News from the Foundation

Buy groceries and support the Library!

Our friends at the High Falls Food Co-op have selected the Stone Ridge Library Foundation as the recipient of their November Round Up Program.
Shop at the Co-op anytime during the month of November and “Round Up” your purchase to the nearest dollar. 

Take and Make projects for Kids

This Fall we will explore some hands-on science experiments with our “Take and Make” projects. The supplies you need for these projects will be available in a to-go bag your family can conveniently pick up at the library. Sign up with the calendar link to receive updates about Project pick-up information and to receive a video link for instructions and associated books.

Mystery Book Group

Wednesday, December 15
11am in the Activity Room

The book for December is The Watchman: a Joe Pike novel by Robert Crais. Larkin Conner Barkley lives like the City of Angels is hers for the taking. Young and staggeringly rich, she speeds through the city during its loneliest hours, blowing through red after red in her Aston Martin as if running for her life.

MAHJONG

Every Tuesday and Friday
at 10am in the Activity Room

Beginners are welcome to join our Tuesday Mahjong group. Our regular group meets on Fridays. All are welcome, but beginners will get the basics on Tuesdays. Registration is not required, just walk in.

French Conversation with Claudine Brenner

Tuesday, December 21
1-2pm in the Community 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.

Spanish Conversation with Francisco and Varcia

Tuesday, December 28
1-2 pm on Zoom

¿Hablas español?  If you would like to brush up on your Spanish conversation skills and meet other language lovers in a friendly and stress free environment, come join our class on Zoom, every 4th Tuesday of the month from 1pm to 2pm.

POETRY with Rosemary Deen

Thursday, December 2, 16, 30
1:30 – 3pm on Zoom

Join us for an afternoon of poetry with Rosemary Deen.
During the winter months all patrons participating in Stone Ridge Library sponsored groups are required to be vaccinated.

Please contact Rosemary at rmdeen@gmail.com

Writers’ Group with Cathy Arra

Group 1:
November 29, December 13, 27

Group 2:
December 6, 20

Two separate writers’ groups meet on alternate Mondays at the library in the Activity room, with a maximum of 10 participants in each group. This program is designed for those who are actively writing and publishing work and who want to participate in a structured critical feedback process.

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 join 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.

Online Services

Electronic services are posted on the Library’s website listed under Services/Online Resources. At each logo, there is an explanation of what it provides. Whether you are using a phone (See MENU) or a computer (Find the logos on the left-hand side of the screen), these sites provide a variety of resources.