Tivoli Free Library Events for the Weeks of 4/25/16 & 5/2/16

Monday, April 25

4:00pm-5:00pm – Expressive Arts for Kids – Bard College students representing the Community Engagement Arts Project (CEAP) focus on community art making and the process of finding a personal, creative, and empowering voice of expression through visual arts, movement, theater, music, poetry, and play. For kids in 1st through 5th grade. No registration necessary – just drop in!

Tuesday, April 26
10:30am-11:30am – Preschool Storytime – Join Miss Penny for reading, singing & crafting fun! For children ages 2-5.
Wednesday, April 27
4:00pm-5:00pm – LEGO Club – Join us for a full hour of free play with our HUGE collection of LEGOs & DUPLOs! What will you make? The only limit is your imagination! For kids of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

5:30pm-6:30pm – Battle of the Books Meeting – Regular meeting of our Battle of the Books team. All members and potential members are asked to please attend. There will be snacks!

6:30pm-8:00pm – Board of Trustees Meeting – Find out how YOU can help your neighborhood library! Board meetings are open to the public.
Thursday, April 28
10:00am-2:00pm – Hooks & Needles, Yarns & Threads – Informal weekly social gathering for rug hookers, knitters, crocheters, and all other yarn crafters. Drop in any time between 10am & 2pm! $1 suggested donation, to go toward the purchase of resource materials for the library collection.

6:00pm-7:00pm – The Serious Side of Food – Session for the “Serious Side of Food” discussion series led by Professor Joseph Campisi of Marist College. In “The Serious Side of Food,” participants will come together over the course of five sessions to discuss a variety of thematically linked texts with Marist College Philosophy Professor, Joseph Campisi. Participants in “The Serious Side of Food” will explore an aspect of our culture that often gets taken for granted: food. Food provides both nourishment and pleasure, of course, but under the surface of each meal lies a series of complex interactions and entanglements. Working with histories, novels, and journalism, this series exposes some of the issues that lie on our plates. Tonight’s discussion is on the second half of “The Third Plate” by Dan Barber. This series of classes is FREE, but space is limited, so please register ASAP by e-mailing tivoliprograms@gmail.com or calling 845-757-3771.

7:00pm-8:30pm – The Orchestra Now – A chamber music concert in collaboration with the Bard Orchestra Now
featuring “Fantasy Fiction”  both musically and literally. A performance of Benjamin Britten’s Fantasy for Oboe and String Trio. The Library offers programs throughout the year for both the young and old, and this project aims at engaging the imaginations of both. This program is FREE and open to all! No registration required. On the third floor of Village Hall.
Friday, April 29
10:00am-12:00pm – Meet & Greet with Assemblyman Cahill’s Office – Representatives from the office of Assemblymember Kevin A. Cahill, (D-Ulster, Dutchess) will be available to greet members of the community, answer questions, provide information and discuss any concerns that constituents of the 103rd Assembly District may have:
“Setting up office hours in our local libraries offers an opportunity for constituents who may not live near the district office  to meet my staff and ask any questions they may have so that we can offer support and assistance,” said Cahill.  “It is my hope that residents in the 103rd Assembly District take advantage of these events.  We welcome your voices and invite you to stop by, even just to say hello and introduce yourself.  As always, the district office in Kingston will remain open from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.  This is a way to expand our reach.” For further information, or if you have suggestions on places where we might hold future community hours, please contact the Kingston District Office at(845) 338-9610.
Saturday, April 30
10:00am-2:00pm – Arbor Day Celebration – Join us for Tivoli’s FIRST annual Arbor Day Celebration! Fun and educational events all day long for the whole family!
* “Ask Angelo” – Have questions about trees, shrubs, and lawncare? Certified Arborist Angelo Schembari will be here to answer all your questions free of charge!
* Tree Walk with Amy Parella – Join us on a leisurely walk with Amy Parella, Horticulture Supervisor at Bard College. Amy will be teaching us how to identify different trees
* Arbor Day poster contest for kids. Bring your great ideas. We’ll have the materials to make them a reality!
* Presentation by Jeff Urbin, the King of Compost. Learn all about the whys, whens, and hows of composting!
* LAUNCH of the Tivoli Memorial Tree Program & Address by Mayor Joel Griffith!
* Booths: Solarize Northern Dutchess, League of Women Voters, and more!

Tuesday, May 3

10:30am-11:30am – Preschool Storytime – Join Miss Penny for reading, singing & crafting fun! For children ages 2-5.
Wednesday, May 4

4:00pm-5:00pm – LEGO Club – Join us for a full hour of free play with our HUGE collection of LEGOs & DUPLOs! What will you make? The only limit is your imagination! For kids of all ages. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Thursday, May 5

10:00am-2:00pm – Hooks & Needles, Yarns & Threads – Informal weekly social gathering for rug hookers, knitters, crocheters, and all other yarn crafters. Drop in any time between 10am & 2pm! $1 suggested donation, to go toward the purchase of resource materials for the library collection.

4:00pm-5:30pm – Mother’s Day Cards! – Kids! Drop in any time between 4 and 5:30pm and make a nice card for your mom for Mother’s Day! All materials provided. Free and open to all – Just drop in!
Friday, May 6

4:00pm-5:30pm – Math Circle
– Our friends from Bard College are back for Math Circle! Families with children of all ages are invited to join us one Friday a month for fun math games, math-related crafts and more! FREE. No sign-up necessary. Children under 9 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

6:00pm-7:00pm – Cuba: Its Music and History –Musicologist and Tivoli resident Ken McCarthy recently spent 10 days in Cuba
touring the island with a group of musicians, academics and music producers. In this talk, he’ll share what he saw and heard, describe the practical realities
of visiting Cuba today, and reveal the enormous – and often hidden – impact Cuban music has had on American music and culture. It’s a lot more than just salsa!

The Tivoli Free Library is located in the historic Watts dePeyster Hall at 86  Broadway in the Village of Tivoli, NY.

For information on our events, please call 845-757-3771 or visit www.tivolilibrary.org.

HOURS:  Monday through Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-2pm