Summer Story Hours

Pre-School Story Hours will be held on Tuesdays from 10-11am beginning on July 9.

Kindergarten – Fourth Grade Story Hours will be held on Fridays from 1:30-2:30pm beginning July 5.

The Story Hours will be held at the Marbletown Park on Tongore Road.

Summer Artist

We are excited to welcome Marilynn Rowley to the Library as the summer artists. Her show, Celebrating Wildlife with Mixed Media will be on view during July and August throughout the Library. The show focuses on nature, and in particular, birds.

TEA TIME Book Group

Wednesday, August 14
4pm in the Activity Room
The reading selection for August is Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family.

HOLMES & CO. Mystery Lovers Book Group

Wednesday, July 17
4pm in the Activity Room
Our book for July is Mallory’s Oracle by Carol O’Connell. The investigation of a series of murders of wealthy, elderly women from the Gramercy Park area intensifies when Louis Markowitz, the head of the NYPD Special Crimes Section, is found dead with the third victim.

Conversational French with Claudine Brenner

France

Tuesday, July 16, August 20
1:30-2:30pm
Biography 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

On hiatus until October
1:30-3:00
Reference Room

Spanish is on hiatus until October. Conversational Spanish is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month, from 1:30 – 3:00 in the Reference Room. Basic conversational ability is a pre-requisite for these sessions.

POETRY with Rosemary Deen

Thursday, July 25, August 8, 22
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.

Sunday Tea

The SRL Foundation welcomed over 70 guests at our Sunday Tea on May 19th.  It was a beautiful day to recognize the efforts and achievements of two of the Library’s most dedicated supporters, Sig Hack & Victoria Schulte. Learn more about Sig & Vicky and view photos from the Tea on the Foundation’s page.

Winter Artist: Staats Fasoldt – Watercolors

We are pleased to present an exhibit of Watercolors by local artist Staats Fasoldt through March 21. The works are situated among the stacks in the 1798 library building as well as in the new Children’s Wing.

Staats Fasoldt is Executive Vice President of the Woodstock School of Art’s Board of Directors, and has taught painting and drawing there for more than 35 years.

Stewart’s Holiday Match Supports Library Project

The Stone Ridge Library is pleased to announce that it has received $1,000 from Stewart’s Holiday Match program toward an upcoming circulation area upgrade, planned for later this year. “We are thankful to Stewart’s for their work in the community, and for their support of the library’s project which will enhance library services to our patrons, including children and young adults,” said Library Director Jody Ford.

Book Donations

The Library welcomes book donations. Books donated are re-sold at the annual Library Fair, which is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 2020. Proceeds from the Library Fair are used for the operating budget—computers, books, salaries, supplies, etc.

“We are thankful for book donations from the community,” said Library Director Jody Ford.