Paintings by Pat Kirkup
To see more, stop in the library to see her display.
"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader" - W. Fusselman
To see more, stop in the library to see her display.
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.
SAVE 10% on Auto Insurance
Reduce 4 points on your driving record
For questions and registration contact Bill Owens 845-756-2481
June’s Selection is “Like Water for Chocolate”
by Laura Esquival
We have a growing collection of games available or bring your own!
Coffee and tea provided but feel free to bring a snack to share!
No registration necessary.
Games for adults will be held on the second Wednesday of each month.
Bring your favorite cookie and the recipe to share and learn how the
“Cookbook Group” works.
The Cookbook group will be held the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
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
Local musician, Walt Otto, will sit and play standards, early pop tunes, and classic country on his piano keyboard for us!
No need to register, just drop in and enjoy the music.
Todos los niveles son bienvenidos!
Examen y registro son gratuitos.
Para registrarse o para asistencia inmediata por favor llame a al 845-868-1341
All levels are welcome!
To register or for more information,
please call the library 845-868-1341
Experienced players are welcome.
Please contact the library at 845-868-1341 or email email@example.com
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-868-1341
Students in Grades K – 2
Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
These workshops will contain a storytime component along with crafts and STEAM related activities.
Registration Required: email@example.com or 845-868-1341
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
Bring your own mat.
One time waiver form must be filled out prior to your first class.
Registration is required every week. Stanfordlibrary@optonline.net or 845-868-1341
Class size is limited to eight.
The Insects Exploration Backpack contains: 1) Petersen First Guide to Insects; 2) Petersen First Guide to Caterpillars; 3) Petersen First Guide to Butterflies and Moths; 4) Dual Purpose Observation Container; 5) Port-A-Bug Field Observation Container; 6) Student Insect Net; 7) 4x/6x Two-Way Magnifying Viewer; 8) Take-Along Guide to Caterpillars, Bugs, and Butterflies; 9) Everything Bug: What Kids Really Want to Know About Insects and Spiders
The Nighttime Exploration Backpack contains: 1) Planisphere: Two-Sided, 8-inch, 30-40°; 2) Moon Gazer; 3) Take-Along Guide to Planets, Moons, and Stars; 4) Skywatchers: Folding Pocket Guides to the Night Sky, the Moon & Weather (Our Living Earth Series); 5) Night Creepers; 6) Wait Till It Gets Dark: A Kids Guide to Exploring the Night; 7) Constellations Know-Cards; 8) RedSight Pro Red LED Flashlight; 9)Celeston Cometron 7×50 astronomy binoculars
For more information go to https://www.dutchessland.org/get-involved/events-and-programs/nature-exploration-backpacks
These backpacks were made possible by a Learn, Play, Create Grant from Dutchess County.
Try them on the pickleball court at Stanford Recreation.
We are pleased to offer a certified alternative for recycling batteries and small electronics.
You can now bring in your old batteries and portables devices such as cell phones, tablets, TV remotes, garage door openers and more. We can also take cell phone and laptop accessories such as chargers, charging cords, and earbuds. Click here for more information on what you can recycle.
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.
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.
The library board meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.
The public is welcome to attend.