Storytime is cancelled Tuesday, January 25.
Effective Monday, December 13, as per state mandate, all patrons age 2+ are required to wear a face mask inside the library regardless of vaccination status.
Thank you for your cooperation
Watercolors by Margaret Ann Moebius
Stop in the library to see her display
Join us Monday, January 10 at 12:00 pm
January’s Selection is “The Lost Apothecary”
Wednesday, February 16 at 10:00 am via Zoom
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 email@example.com
Mondays from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
First and Third Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 pm
Bring your projects and work alongside others in our beautiful Community Room.
Please register: email Stanfordlibrary@optonline.net or call 845-868-1341
First, Third and Fifth Tuesday of each month
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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
Storytime is cancelled Tuesday, January 25.
Stories, songs and free play every week!
Preschoolers (3 – 4 years old)
10:00 am – 10:45 am
Toddlers (18 months – 2 years old)
11:00 am – 11:45 am
Registration Required email@example.com or 845-868-1341
Every Tuesday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Literacy Connections is offering FREE Classes for English Language Learners!
This program is for adults who are new speakers of English and are interested in improving their conversational speaking, listening, and reading skills.
All levels are welcome!
To register or for more information, please call 845-452-8670
Cada Martes 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Literacy Connections ofrece clases de Ingles gratis!
Todos los niveles son bienvenidos!
Para registrarse o para assistencia por favor llame al 845-452-8670
The Fourth Monday of each month
from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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!
First, Third and Fifth Thursday of the month
from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Come for knitting, tea and conversation.
All levels welcome
Advanced knitters will teach beginners
For additional information call 845-868-1341
Every Thursday, 10:30 – 12:00 pm
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!
Fridays from 10:00 am – noon
Come and play Mahjong with this fun, friendly group.
Please call the library to register. 845-868-1341
The First Friday of the Month at 10:00 am
All you need is your library card
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
We now have access to Ancestry Library Edition.
All you need is your library card number.
No more late fees!
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.