Friday, October 26, 6pm
Professor Emeritus of Art History at SUNY New Paltz will discuss his newest book, Charles S. Keefe (1876 to 1946): Colonial Revival Architect in Kingston and New York. After four decades of research on the elusive Keefe, Dr.
Wednesday, November 7, 2pm in the Craft Room
But…They live too far away?…
You don’t see them enough?
Here’s an opportunity to get your pen or keyboard moving and tell your story. Facilitated by Miriam Frischer, the group will meet on the first Wednesday of each month.
Saturday, October 20
9 – 11am
In the Library Parking Lot
Limit of 3 boxes per person or business
Staples and paperclips do not need to be removed. The shredded paper will be recycled. Please bring paper only; no binders. Examples of items you may bring for on-site shredding include: Bank Statements – Medical/Insurance forms – Tax forms – Receipts – Personal Files – CDs/DVDs – Credit Cards.
Sunday, November 4, 1pm
Please join us to celebrate the ten-year restoration of the Library’s historic buildings!
View the new Children’s Wing Expansion, complete with the new Craft Room, Kitchenette and ADA Restroom, and tour the Library to celebrate the many improvements that have taken place.
Sunday, November 4
2pm in the Reference Room
The 19th century was a time of striking innovation and development in the history of this familiar and beloved instrument, and the period is rich with intriguing and delightful repertoire. Guitarist Eric Roth will perform on a beautiful, authentic reproduction instrument modeled after one built in 1830.
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.
Monday, October 15, 29, November 19
Monday, October 22, November 5, 26
Two separate writers’ groups meet on alternate Mondays at the library, 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.
Visitors to the Stone Ridge Library will now be greeted by a beautiful limestone sculpture that has been installed amongst the plantings that line the bluestone walkway at the entrance to the 1798 stone building. The sculpture, titled Magnus I, was created in 1995 by Bradford Graves, and was recently donated by Verna Gillis in memory of her late husband.
Thanks to the generosity of Mohonk Preserve, the Library will have four passes available for Library patrons age 18 and older whose record is in good standing, to enjoy 70 miles of hiking, biking and climbing trails and carriage roads. Passes can be checked out for three days and returned at the Circulation Desk.
Introducing a new, more user-friendly mobile app from Overdrive called Libby!
Libby is the new app to use on your phones or (most) tablets when downloading e-books and audiobooks. Designed for ease of use, Libby eliminates the need for format selection (uses OverDrive Read and OverDrive Listen) and contains new features that make the digital library fresh and fun.
The Children’s Room Project is designed to renovate and enlarge the Children’s Room at the back of the Library. Staying within the existing footprint, it will utilize existing cold storage space between the 1798 and 1811 buildings, resulting in an expanded program room and adding a small kitchenette and an ADA-compliant restroom.