October 2018 Newsletter


Interesting Reader's Society


Monday, October 1 at 6:30pm

Ages 13-18


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Teen Tech Tutors


Saturdays, October 6 and 20, 10am to noon


Have a new device and don't know how it works? Get free help!


Read to Stella


Saturday, October 6

at 1pm

Come read to Stella, a certified therapy dog.

Walk-ins welcome.



Read to Zoey


Saturday, October 13 and October 20

10:30am to 12pm 

 October 20th, dress up for Halloween with Zoey, come in costume!



Friends of Historic Saugerties

Saturday, October 6 at 2pm


Hudson River Valley:
The Landscape that defined America

 Landscape Architect Stefan Yarabek will take you on a spiritual and visual journey celebrating "place" within the Hudson River Valley Estuary.


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Cinema Alive Film Series


Begins Sunday, October 7 at 7:30pm

Screenings of films by local film makers. In conjunction with Shout Out Saugerties.

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Resume Drafting


Monday, October 8 at 6:30pm


Learn best practices in drafting a resume and which template is best for you.  Review examples of resumes. 

 Please register at the Circulation Desk or call 246-4317


Food and Diets Through the Ages


Thursday, October 11 at 6pm


Obesity is at epidemic proportions and there has been an explosion of “dietary discoveries” and fads. This talk traces the deep historical roots of our current “modern” dietary practices.

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English Class for adults
9:15 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursdays beginning October 9th.


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Junior Magic: The Gathering Draft


Saturday, October 13 at 10:30am


Ages 15 and under.


Come knowing how to play. Build your own deck with the newest set, Guilds of Ravnica. Bring your own lands. Registration is mandatory. Draft is $5. 

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Gaming Tuesdays


Tuesdays at 3pm


Play board games, card games, video games, and more! Grades 7-12


Teen Club


Wednesdays at 3pm


Join fellow teens after school for activities about popular books and movies, writing groups, DIY projects and whatever else you decide we should do. There's frequently food. Grades 7-12.


Girls Who Code Club

Grades 3-5

Mondays at 3:00 starting October 15

Sign up at the library


Chinese Brush Painting


Friday, October 19 at 10:30am


Chinese Brush Painting is a simplistic and meditative way to paint.  Using the “Four Treasures”: the brush, the ink, the ink stone, and the paper, one can learn the painting techniques to create the “Four Gentlemen”: the bamboo, the orchid, the plum and the chrysanthemum. 


Class size is limited. Please sign up at the main circulation desk or call 246-4317.


Hidden in Plain SightOctober 23, 6:30 p.m.Interactive workshop for parents to learn how to spot drug use in their homes.Learn More

Upcycling T-shirts


Saturday, October 27 at 10:30am


Demos on how to prepare blocks for quilts or pillows, make tote bags (sewn and no sew), t-shirt yarn for crocheting, knitting, pet toys, and jewelry.


Presented by Linda Armour.



A, B, C and D's of Medicare


Saturday, October 27 at 1pm


In this FREE and informative seminar, we will discuss:

  • Medigap
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Parts ABCD

 Basic Yoga


Tuesdays at 4:15pm 


This is a beginner yoga class with emphasis on gentle, relaxing, restorative techniques.


Taught by community member Daniel Guzman.Wear comfortable clothes. All are welcome.


Intermediate Tai Chi 

Third Tuesday of every month at 3pm 

Ulster County Office of the Aging is sponsoring a free intermediate drop-in class.

These drop-in Tai Chi classes are intended for seniors who have already attended the 8-week intro class to continue their practice.

Please call OFA for more information: 845-340-3456


New Museum Pass

Albany Institute of History & Art

Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is one of the oldest museums in the United States. The Institute’s museum and library holdings form the best collections in the United States documenting the life and culture of the Upper Hudson Valley region from the late seventeenth century to the present day.


The pass checks out with your library card for 3 days and allows free admittance to the museum for 3 adults and children under 18 years old.


College Application Help


Getting ready to apply for college? College essay help is available for free for Saugerties students! It's never too early to start writing your application essays. Send you essay to director@saugertiespubliclibrary.org along with the application due date and expect helpful feedback within a week.


Step Class

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Fitness Hour

Mondays at 4:30pm

Thursdays at 4pm

Fitness Hour is an aerobic warm-up followed by a combination of band and body work. There will be an emphasis on core strengthening, working both back & abs. It will end with a relaxing stretch. 


Opiate addiction help is available through the library.

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94 Washington Ave. Saugerties, NY 12477
Phone: 845-246-4317 | FAX: 845-246-0858 | Email: Director (director@saugertiespubliclibrary.org)