Celebrate the Freedom to Read Sept. 26

Our first annual Banned Books Read Out will take place on Friday, Sept. 26 at 5 pm. Bring your favorite banned book (or select one of ours) and read a page or two aloud. For a list of frequently banned and challenged books, go to http://www.ala.org/bbooks/top-100-bannedchallenged-books-2000-2009
Celebrate the freedom to read.

Teen Clothing Swap Oct. 3 at 6 pm

Bring your used, wearable clothing to swap with friends. Ages 14-18. Free snacks will be available.

Kids Clothing Swap Aug. 26

clothing swap

Kids clothing swap on Tuesday, August 26, from 2 to 5 pm. Swap outgrown clothing in wearable condition for clothing that fits. All baby and children sizes, boys and girls. Light refreshments will be served.

Knitting, Crocheting, Needlework @ the Library


This Friday, August 22nd is the first meeting of the new Knitting, Crocheting and Needlework group at the library. We meet the 4th Friday of every month from 6 to 8 pm. See you @ the Library!

Kids’ Clothing Swap @ the Library

Save the date: Tuesday, August 26, 2-5 pm. Bring your kids’ outgrown, wearable clothing to the library and swap for clothes that fit. Boys and girls clothing, all sizes. Light refreshments will be available.


The Library will be closed on Monday, September 1, Labor Day. Have a fun and safe holiday.

Donate School Supplies to Those in Need

Pleasant Plains Presbyterian Church is collecting school supplies and backpacks that will donated to students in need. Once again, Clinton Community Library has agreed to be a drop-off point. Items such as pens, pencils, notebooks, rulers, and backpacks will be collected through Thursday, Aug. 21 so they can be distributed in time for the start of classes. Please tell your friends about this project. If you wish to make a financial donation, checks should be sent to the church at 2 Fiddler’s Bridge Road, Staatsburg 12580.

Fourth Friday Knitting & Crocheting @ The Library

Knitters and crocheters, join us on the fourth Friday of every month starting August 22 from 6 to 8 pm. All levels welcome.

Babysitting Preparedness Course @ the Library

The Library will offer a course for ages 12 and over in Babysitting Preparedness for Certification from the American Safety and Health Institute. The course will be taught by Pat Miglio and it will be held on Saturday, August 2 from 9 am until 4 pm. The cost is $40, $5 of which goes directly to support the Library. The other $35 covers the cost of the instructor and materials. Sign up at the library, or by calling 266-5530. The Class is limited to 10, so sign up right away!

Giant Book Sale – July 26

The Library Board will host a giant book sale in the library basement on Saturday July 26 from 9 am until 2 pm. We have books, DVDs, toys and games for sale. Buy a bag for $5 and fill it to the brim! And meet the new Library Director, Alice Graves.