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.

Spoken Word Event – Friday July 18

Don’t forget our first Spoken Word Event this Friday, July 18 at 7 pm. Come and read your poems, prose, plays, stories, and songs. Or, come and listen and become inspired. See you there!

Closings and Cancellations

When the library will be closed, a notice will be posted on this website and on our Facebook page well in advance of the closing. Please note that the sidebar link to “Cancellations and Closings” is for WEATHER-RELATED CLOSINGS. Note further that the Library has no access to the sidebars. Only the Mid Hudson Library System can change information on the sidebars. Thank you.

Battle of the Books @ Clinton Library

Battle of the Books meets at the Clinton Community Library on Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. for the summer. And, you can talk as loudly as you want!

Knitting @the Library to Return

Love to knit? Want to learn to knit? Knitting @ the Library is returning to Clinton Community Library in August. Details will follow!

Giant Book Sale July 26

Mark your calendars! The Clinton Community Library’s Giant Book Sale is coming on Saturday, July 26 from 9 am until 2 pm. Fill up a bag of books, DVDs, CDs, and games for $5.All proceeds benefit the library. New Director Alice Graves will be on hand to meet and greet. And there’ll be refreshments!

Our Reference Section Has Moved

We have moved our reference books into the main room next to the adult computers. Come on in and browse our great collection!