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Weather Announcements
With winter upon us, cancellations, delays and early closings are possible. Please check the calendar on our webpage for updates and announcements.
AARP Free Tax Help
Free tax help for low to middle income taxpayers will be available at the library. Appointments will be scheduled starting January 12th by calling 211 or the library at 845-878-6121 ext. 15.
PaintNite Fundraiser
Thursday, March 8 @ 7 PM
Create this beautiful painting as a PaintNite artist guides you through two lively hours of creativity to complete your original work of art. The $45 fee includes supplies, instruction, a glass of wine and plenty of fun. Ages 21+ only. Tickets are limited. To purchase your tickets click: paintnite
Food & Toy Drives Were a Great Success! Thank You!
The Patterson Food Pantry and Toys for Tots Drives were a huge success with both bins filled to the brim with donations. Thank you for helping to give our neighbors-in-need a happy holiday!

Every Other Tuesday 3 - 4:30 PM
Every Other Thursday 5 - 6:30 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.
Trivia Night
Friday, February 2 @ 7 PM
Snow Date: February 9 @ 7 PM
Enjoy a fun-filled night at another great trivia event! Come solo or bring a group of friends and play to win great prizes. Hudson Valley Trivia will host and bring Trivia Night to another level with music and questions on the big screen. Ages 18+ only. Registration required.

Children age 3+ can stay in the library for “Fun Friday” and children 8+ can play trivia in the main library with the Youth Services staff while their parents play. Children must also be registered.

Movie Matinee:
Wonder Woman
Wednesday, February 7 @ 1 PM

Diana (Gal Gadot), princess of the Amazons, is raised on a sheltered island paradise and trained to be an unconquerable warrior. When a pilot (Chris Pine) crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny. Rated PG-13 for violence. 
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Upcoming Adult Programs for our full program schedule.
Buzztime Kids Trivia
Friday, Feb 2 @ 7:00 PM
Ages 8-13
Miss Jenn and Hudson Valley Trivia will be your hosts for this fast-paced kids trivia night. Bring friends and form a team or come alone and meet new friends while you play for great prizes.
(Snow date: Feb 9)
Fun Friday
Friday, February 2 @ 7:00 PM
Ages 3-7

Hey parents! Want to attend our trivia night for adults but need someone to watch the kids? Kids ages 3-7 can stay with Miss Jane and Miss Kathy for arts and crafts, snacks, movies and more.
(Snow date: Feb 9)
Cake-Pop Decorating
Monday, February 12 @ 4:30 PM
Grades K-4
What's a cake-pop? Come find out! Learn how to decorate your own cake-pops at this cake-pop party!
Every Kid's An Artist
Beginning February 20
Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 PM
Ages 7-11
Join Miss Jane for this fun-filled art series! Kids ages 7-11 will have fun learning about different techniques and artists, and will create a different art project every meeting!
Murder Mystery Night
Friday, February 23 @ 6:00 PM
Ages 13-17
There has been a murder in the library! Through clues and cue cards, teens will act their way through this fun mystery night of murder and mayhem to reveal the identity of the killer! (Snow date: March 2)
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 January Programs 
Adult Programs:

Saturday, January 6 @ 1 PM
Start the New Year right and keep those healthy resolutions! Michael Dubin, MD and Jamie Casey, RD CDN of Health Quest/Health Quest Medical Practice will explain how different foods affect your body and how a good diet can be the best medicine of all.

Wednesday, January 10 @ 1 PM
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected and sometimes controversial friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) comes from India in 1887 to England's court for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Festivities, he stays long after. As their friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes. 
Rated PG-13 for adult themes

Kids' Programs:

Friday, January 5 @ 7:00 PM
Can you solve a cube? The Cubing Club is the place to practice, learn tips and try your hand at competitive speed cubing. Cube as fast as you can! *Participants should be able to solve a cube before joining this club. We recommend participants to bring their own cube if possible. For ages 9 and up.

Winter Story Times
Beginning week of January 15

Baby Brilliance
Ages up to 15 months
Start the day with exciting stories and songs that incorporate finger-play and rhymes to prepare your baby’s brain for reading!
*Caregivers must remain in program

Little Steps
Ages 16-23 months
Bring your favorite grown-up to this awesome class! Finger-play, silly songs, and free play will get your baby laughing. We will explore new stories while encouraging language and motor skills development.
*Caregivers must remain in program

Talented Toddlers
Ages 2-3
We’ll engage your toddler with exciting stories paired with crafts, experiments, and games designed to encourage participation between caregiver and child. Your child will learn letter recognition, sounds, and new words through fun songs and rhymes.
*Caregivers must remain in program

Junior Geniuses
Ages 3-5
With longer stories and more involved crafts and activities, this class aims to increase your child’s attention span and improve fine motor skills. We’ll be singing, playing games, and doing crafts as we travel through tales.
Beginning January 22
Mondays 4:30-5:15 PM
Pre-K/Age 4 and Kindergarten
Four-year-olds who are ready for more and kindergarteners will explore the five early literacy practices - read, sing, talk, write, and play - in this brand new class.

Tuesday, January 9 10:30 AM
Ages 2-5
Your child’s natural love of music will shine through in this class, where they will sing, move, play instruments, and hear stories. At the same time, they will be developing their growing language and social skills. *Caregivers must remain in program

Starting January 18
Every other Thursday 4:30-5:30 PM
Ages 5+
Share your creativity and join us for a fun day of building in our Lego Club!

Teen Programs:
At Mahopac Library
Friday, January 12 @ 6:30 PM
Ages 13-17
Bring your instrument, bring your voice, bring your talent, and bring your friends to the first Teen Talent night hosted by libraries across Putnam County. Our first Teen Talent Night will take place at Mahopac Library. Come represent your library at this multi-library event. There will be a basket of prizes for one lucky participant. *Must be present to win. Performers must be ages 13 and up and spectators must be ages 10 and up. (Snow date: January 19)