The Little Book Shop is now Open

Saturdays 12-2
Wednesdays 3-5

Located in the small barn closest to the Library entry way

  • Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction books only
  • Occupancy limited to 2 people at a time (it is little)
  • Masks required
  • Gently used books
  • Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction only
  • $2 a book – cash or check

THE LIBRARY IS OPEN

  • Since we have vaccinated and unvaccinated patrons in the library, we ask that everyone continue to wear a mask while inside the building.
  • Curbside service continues. Call 687-7023 from the parking lot and someone will bring your materials to the return benches by entrance for you to pick up.

HV Gives Goal Exceeded!

WE DID IT!

THANK YOU!

We continue to be astounded by the support we receive from this incredible community!  Thanks to you we raised nearly

$30,000!

Our heartfelt thanks for helping us EXCEED our goal and win several Hudson Valley Gives prizes and challenges including:

• 1st place in Ulster County:  Most Money Raised AND Most Donors!

Boy Scout Local Resident Rebuilds Library Arbor

The highest achievement for a Boy Scout in America is to become an Eagle Scout. Since the Boy Scouts of America began in 1911, only 4 percent of Scouts have earned this rank. But local resident Wyatt McCloskey Sell is hoping to soon join the elite club.

TEA TIME Book Group

Wednesday, July 14
12:30 in the Activity Room

The book for July is Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively. The last thoughts of a dying writer are captured in this intelligent novel by Booker Prize-winner Penelope Lively. The elderly Claudia Hampton, a best-selling author of popular history; lies alone in a London hospital bed.

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, June 15, July 20
1-2pm on Zoom

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, June 22, July 27
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 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

Virtual Story Time with a Pirate

Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 4:30pm 
Join a Pirate this month while she reads, tells engaging stories, and plays games — Plus, she will respond to your children’s live comments by name! Join this Virtual Live Storytime for a half-hour interactive experience!

STEM airplane crafts / Father’s Day

For June for our Virtual “Take and Make” Craft we will be examining the Bernoulli principle which helps explain why an airplane can achieve lift. We will be making two STEM crafts in this month’s packet.

  • The first will use a funnel, straw, and ping pong ball.

AcornTV and eMagazines

RBDigital will no longer be available after May 18th. Many of the services offered through RBDigital will be found in the LIbby App. Unfortunately, AcornTV will no longer be offered. At this time they have decided to no longer offer library accounts and are focusing on personal consumer accounts.

KNITTING GROUP

Every Saturday
10am-noon in the Library yard

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.

Writers’ Group with Cathy Arra

Group 1:
June 7, 21, July 12, 26

Group 2:
June 14, 28, July 19

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.

Masks for Sale at the Library

 

Masks Available for Curbside Pickup! Make your selection from the code letter & number on the photo of the mask. Call the library at 845-687-7023, tell them your selection and we will have it ready for you using curbside pickup.

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.