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Getting Inspired!
Staff and BOT members recently attended the Mid-Hudson Library System's 58th Annual Meeting at the FDR Museum in Hyde Park. Great speakers and discussions on Civic Engagement, "New Literacy, Fake News & the Job of the Informed Citizenry" and "Women in Politics" made for an inspiring and thought provoking day on the role of the libraries in today's society.
hoopla Is Here! Borrow Free Digital Movies, Music, eBooks & More, 24/7 With Your Library Card!
Patterson residents with a Mid-Hudson Library card can choose from thousands of movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks, comics and more on the hoopla app for their digital device, or by visiting our webpage at and clicking on the hoopla icon. There is no waiting to borrow your favorite titles and hoopla's digital auto return feature means no late fees! Sign up today and get ready to open a world of great entertainment at your fingertips. *Patterson residents can select 5 great items per month! Enjoy!
Thank You Petersen's Patterson Greenhouses
Kids of all ages enjoyed visiting the library's beautiful pumpkin patch. Thanks to the great people at Petersen's Patterson Greenhouses, the patch was filled with dozens of pumpkins for all the little ones attending story times and folks visiting the library.


Every Other Tuesday 1:30 - 3 PM
Every Other Thursday 6 - 7:30 PM

Get answers to all your computer & technology questions at our weekly drop-in help session. No appointment necessary. 

*Dates and times are subject to change, please check our online calendar.
Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 2 @ 2 PM
The Tony T. Orchestra will get you into the holiday spirit at this fun and festive musical event. Enjoy an afternoon of holiday songs with this fabulous quartet that will have you dancing in your seats! Registration required. Ages 16+

Movie Matinee:
Beatriz at Dinner
Wednesday, December 6 @ 1 PM

Salma Hayek shines as Beatriz in this provocatively funny fish-out-of-water comedy. When fate brings Beatriz and a ruthless real-estate developer (John Lithgow) together at a dinner party, it leads to a culture clash of wildly comic proportions. Rated R for language and a scene of violence.
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Upcoming Adult Programs for our full program schedule.

Gingerbread House
Tuesday, December 19  
4:30 and 5:30 PM
Get creative and decorate your own gingerbread house with delicious, colorful candy and enjoy some festive music! Please bring a bag of decorating candy to share if possible.

*Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
Winter Wonderland Story Time
Wednesday, December 20
10:30 - 11:15 AM
Ages 3-5
Junior Geniuses are invited to celebrate the winter holidays with a fun, interactive story time! We’ll be singing songs, playing games, and creating a beautiful craft to take home.
Kids' Movie
Thursday, December 28  
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ages 6+
Join us for a fun drop-off kids movie! Drinks and snacks will be served .
Noon Year’s Eve
Sunday, December 31
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Ages 5+
Celebrate the “noon” year at Patterson Library! Get dressed up and join us for some dancing and tasty treats with games and more as we ring in the “noon” year!
Don't Miss These Great
 November Programs 
Adult Programs:

Wednesday, November 8 @ 1 PM
A Pakistan-born comedian and a grad student fall in love but struggle to overcome culture clash and family opposition; but when Emily succumbs to a critical illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face his true feelings and deal with the tumultuous situation. Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher.
Rated R for language including some sexual references.

Thursday, November 9 @ 7 PM
Boost your computer skills and enhance your resume with Margaret Bruno while you learn how to create powerful presentations using PowerPoint design tools.
We have a limited number of laptops available. Registration required. Please note if you will bring your own laptop.

Wednesday, November 15 @ 7 PM
Marc Black, NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee, will have you singing along as he takes you on a cultural journey through the 50's and 60's through popular song in this wonderful live musical performance and slide show. 

Thursday, November 16 @ 1 PM
Bernadette Pacific of Medi-Claims Specialists, discusses important details about changes in the Medicare system, Parts A & B coverage, costs, and how Medicare works with supplemental insurance. There will be a Q & A session.

Kids' Programs:

Friday, November 17 @ 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Ages 13-17
Teens 13 and older are invited to hang out for a viewing of a classic horror movie. Drinks and snacks will be served during this event.
Tuesday, November 21 @ 10:30 - 11:00 AM
Ages 2-3
Talented Toddlers are invited to celebrate with a special Thanksgiving story time! We’ll create a fantastic craft, sing fun songs, and make a tasty Thanksgiving treat.
Tuesday, November 21 @ 11:30 - 12:15 PM
Ages 3-5
Junior Geniuses will celebrate Thanksgiving with a special story time! We’ll play fun games and make a great craft, as well as sing entertaining songs!