Abstract Art by Diane Christi
To see more, stop in the library to see her display.
To see more, stop in the library to see her display.
Stanford Free Library & Stanford Recreation are teaming up for Crafts Under the Pavilion.
Come meet Miss Danielle from Stanford Free Library and get creative! We will have several crafting stations set up for you to enjoy.
Please note: Some stations may have paint and/or markers, so please dress appropriately for this activity.
From 11:30 am – 1:00 pm under the Pavillion at the Stanford Recreation Park
Stanford Free Library & Stanford Recreation are teaming up again for Tie Dye Day!
Bring an item to tie dye and join Miss Danielle from the Stanford Free Library to create a masterpiece!
Last Tie Dye Day this summer!
Please note: The dye may stain your clothing so dress appropriately for this activity.
Drop off your stuffies with Miss Danielle for safe keeping. We will gather some information about them and tuck them in. (One stuffed animal per patron please.)
Pick up your stuffie and discover all the adventures your stuffed animal had at the library!
What adventures will your stuffie have at the Stanford Free Library? Join us to find out! (Sorry kids… only the stuffies can sleep over.)
*Please let us know if your stuffed animal needs an extended stay and we can make arrangements for a pickup the following week.
Come in out of the heat and build with Legos.
We will put your creations on display at The Stanford Library
Registration appreciated so we can plan space. Call 845-868-1341
Teen Book Club is now available, as a trial, through August 15. It provides graphic novels, YA/Teen eBooks, hi/lo books, YA/Teen audio books, plus AP English titles in all formats for teens in the 7th – 12th grade.
For students in the Pine Plains Central School District
Please help us help the families in our district
No donation is too small
This is a general list of the most common items needed:
(Grade-specific supply lists are available at the library)
Crayola Crayons – 16 or 24 count
Crayola Write Start Color Pencils – set of 8
Dry Erase Markers – Black, Low-Odor
Ticonderoga Pencils – My First Primary Size Beginner Pencils
Fiskar’s Children’s Safety Scissors
Glue Sticks – Large Size
Plastic Pencil Box – Abount 8″ x 5″
Box of Tissues
Two tests per kit. While supplies last. If you are not feeling well please do not come into the library to pick up the tests. Curbside pickup can be arranged by calling the library at 845-868-1341.
August’s Selection is “Mr. Churchill’s Secretary”
Susan Olin-Dabrowski, BS, CHT, Certified Consulting Hypnotist, and Reiki Master Teacher will lead this one hour monthly meditation program.
Meditation can be very helpful for managing stress and improving one’s quality of life.
Susan will be introducing a variety of meditation techniques
First timers and experienced meditators are welcome!
Link sent upon registration
Headset or earbuds recommended
Registration required firstname.lastname@example.org
The first Friday of each month is hybrid* and free, $12 per class on other Fridays.
Please bring exact amount of cash.
Class size is limited to 10
Registration is required each week
One time waiver form must be filled out prior to your first class
Bring your own Yoga mat and any other props you like to use
Meet under the pavilion
86 Creamery Road
Register weekly via phone: 845-868-1341 or email: Stanfordlibrary@optonline.net
* Only the first Friday of the month is hybrid
Classical Guitarist Andrew Baffi will sit and strum for us!
No need to register, just drop in and enjoy the music
Andrew will be here on the first Saturday of every month.
Thursday, August 25
Every 4th Thursday of the Month
Entertaining & illuminating films on the influence of modern & contemporary art on our culture. Lively discussion post viewing. Hosted and curated by Carin Goldberg.
Carin is an award winning artist and graphic designer and teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is a long-time resident of Stanfordville and is delighted to share her expertise and passion for the arts and its influence on how we think and see.
If you are a beginner or an experienced player looking for a partner or just curious about the games, this is for you.
Please contact the library at 845-868-1341 or email email@example.com
Bring your projects and work alongside others in our beautiful Community Room.
Please register: email Stanfordlibrary@optonline.net or call 845-868-1341
Water Color Workshop is suspended for the summer and will resume in September.
Individuals can bring an image or work from a smart phone to paint in class or choose from ones provided.
Learn how to use this medium to express your creativity with the technique that benefits you the best, wet on wet, layering, dry brush or very detailed.
Supplies are not provided, a list of needed materials is available at the library. Call or stop in to register 845-868-1341
The first Scrabble Tourney hosted by BangallWorks and the Stanford Special Events Committee was a great success and future tournaments are in the works.
In the meantime, we’re giving you a chance to gather on a monthly basis and practice your game so that you’re ready for the next tournament!
Come for knitting, tea and conversation.
All levels welcome
Advanced knitters will teach beginners
For additional information call 845-868-1341
CALLING ALL SENIORS!
JOIN IN THE FUN AND LAUGHTER OF OUR “BRAIN GAMES”
Fun, stimulating, invigorating word games, board games, card games, conversation and laughter!
Register via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 845-868-1341
Hope to see you, or perhaps someone you know would enjoy coming!
Come and play Mahjong with this fun, friendly group.
Please call the library to register. 845-868-1341
The Stanford Free Library offers free delivery of materials to homebound patrons living in Stanford! This free service is available on a short-term or long-term basis for library patrons who are unable to visit the library either temporarily due to illness or accident, or permanently, due to age, disability, or other mobility problems. Materials are delivered by library volunteers at a time that works for both the volunteer and the patron.
If you, or someone you know, is interested in Home Delivery please contact Christa for more information. 845-868-1341 or email email@example.com
The Empire Pass is your key to all-season
enjoyment at New York State Parks. It provides unlimited day-use vehicle
entry to most facilities operated by New York State Parks and the State
Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails
Participating parks include (but are not limited to): Clarence Fahnestock (excludes Fahnestock Winter Park), Clermont State Historic Site, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lake Taghkanic, Mills Norrie (Margaret Lewis Norrie) Marina, Olana State Historic Site, Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Taconic – Copake Falls Area, Taconic – Rudd Pond Area, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
For more information and a complete list of New York State Parks visit: https://parks.ny.gov/documents/admission/EmpirePassCardGuidelines.pdf
The pass provides entry for one car.
Additional fees may apply for special activities and restrictions may
apply when special events are being held.
Loan Period – 4 days
Overdue Fee – $5.00 per day
Pass must be picked up and returned inside the library – do not use the outside book drop.
Pass may be reserved by contacting the library 845-868-1341
Stanford Free Library is no longer charging late fees for overdue books, movies, audiobooks, or CDs!
Beginning on March 2, 2020 items checked out at our library will no longer incur late fees. This policy does not extend to overdue museum passes or overdue materials borrowed from outside of the Mid-Hudson Library System.
You will still be billed for non-returned, lost, damaged, or stolen items.
For information or to place an order click here:
Contributions are tax deductible. We are a 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization.
Thank you to everyone who has purchased a commemorative brick. Now that the initial installation is complete we hope that you’ll stop by and see them. They are truly beautiful. This was an important fundraiser for the new building and your participation is a testament to the community’s love for the library. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
The library board meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.
The public is welcome to attend.