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                               Help Wanted 
  Two Library Positions Now Available

Circulation Clerk

There is an immediate opening for a permanent, reliable part-time library clerk.Thirteen hours per week, mostly evenings and some Saturdays. Additional hours may be possible. Applicants should have a high-school diploma or GED with some college experience preferred, have experience with computers, and be customer-oriented, courteous and able to work with the public in a small community setting. Previous library experience a plus. $10-$13/hour commensurate with experience. For more information and application please click on the links below or stop by the library during business hours. 

Patterson Library Application        Circulation Job Description

Public Relations Department Assistant

There is an opening for a permanent part-time PR assistant. Two days a week, Tuesdays and Fridays, 10-4 PM, plus occasional nights and Saturdays. Qualified applicant must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher and possess excellent writing and editing skills. 2+ years college in related coursework preferred. Compensation is $10-$13/hour commensurate with experience. For more information and application please click on the links below or stop by the library during business hours. 

Patterson Library Application          PR Assistant Job Description




'Tis the season for ice, snow, slippery roadways and other weather-related issues. Check the calendar on our website for closings, delays, cancellations, and important announcements.



ADULT PROGRAMS
Movie Matinee:
Florence Foster Jenkins
Wednesday, February 1   1 PM

Join us as we present Florence Foster Jenkins, the heart-warming comedy based on the true story of a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, and Simon Helberg. 
*Rated PG-13 for brief suggestive material.
Get Your Finances In Order!
Steps to Financial Freedom
Tuesday, January 17   1 PM
Chris Dlugozima from GreenPath Financial Wellness will show you how to improve your budget and credit to help you reach your financial goals. Whether you're just starting out or trying to rebound from earlier mistakes, you will leave with info to get you on track. Topics will include: 

- Credit Reports
- Debt Management
- Money Management
- Investing
- Retirement

*Snow Date: Tuesday, January 24  1 PM   
Financing Your Retirement
Wednesday, February 1   7 PM 
Are you starting to think about retirement? Learn to prepare financially for your future with Michael Sepkowski from New York Life. Topics will include:

Optimizing your investment portfolio
- Minimizing income taxes
- Planning for extended periods of medical care
- Considering guaranteed income for life
- Considering sources of retirement income

Trivia Night for Adults
Friday, February 10   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, please.

Registration Required. Space is limited. 

Kids ages 3+ can stay for stories and crafts with Miss Kathleen and kids ages 8+ can play their own Trivia with Miss Jenn and Hudson Valley Trivia in the Main Library while their parents play. Kids must be registered.
Visit our webpage at www.pattersonlibrary.org and click on
Upcoming Adult Programs for our full program schedule.
KIDS' PROGRAMS
*NEW*
Preschool Power Story Time
Thursdays 11 - 11:45 AM beginning January 26
This drop off story time for kids ages 3-5 allows children to explore exciting stories, create unique crafts, sing lively and interactive songs, play with bubbles, as well as meet new friends!
For registration contact Miss Kathleen at (845) 878-6121 x18 or ysa@pattersonlibrary.org
Kids' Jewelry Making 
Thursday, February 2, 9, and 16  
4:30 PM
Join us as we create various pieces of unique jewelry in this three-week class! Make your own stylish jewelry including earrings, wrap-around rings, and charm bracelets! For ages 8-11.
My First Book Club
Every other Thursday   4:30 PM beginning February 2
Have fun with Miss Kathleen in this exciting kindergarten and first grade book club. We will read books as a group, create a craft, play a game, and do fun activities together!
Quiz Night for Kids
Friday, February 10   7 PM
Don’t miss out on trivia night for kids hosted by Hudson Valley Trivia! Put your knowledge to the test as teams play for a chance to win awesome prizes! For ages 8+. 
TEEN PROGRAMS
Teen Jewelry Making
Friday, January 13 and 20   5 PM
Create vibrant, unique pieces of jewelry in this two-week class! Creations range from personalized charm bracelets and earrings to wrap-around rings and clay pendants. While a variety of traditional beads will be used, unconventional materials like patterned paper and even safety pins may also be used and transformed into wearable art! Ages 12+.
Cooking for Teens
Friday, February 24   5:30 PM
Do you enjoy cooking or want to learn to cook? Then come check out this basic cooking class with professional Chef Stefan Fraundorfer. Enjoy making a delicious dish with friends and eating your creation too! For grades 8+.
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   January Programs 
Adult Programs

Saturday, January 7   1 PM 
Start the New Year right and make positive changes in your life with Diane Ingram, a Personal Certified Coach and student of the Diamond Way. Explore what really matters to you and how you can design your life to develop personal growth in 2017!

Wednesday, January 11   1 PM 
Warm up with a good movie as we present Sully on our big screen. Based on the true story of Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River, this riveting drama will keep you on the edge of your seat. Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, and Laura Linney.
*Rated PG-13 for some peril and brief strong language.

Tuesday, January 17   1 PM
Chris Dlugozima from GreenPath Financial Wellness will show you how to improve your budget and credit to help you reach your financial goals. Topics will include credit reports, debt management, money management, investing and retirement. Whether you're just starting out or trying to rebound from earlier mistakes, you will leave with info to get you on track.

Thursday, January 26   1 PM 
Bernadette Pacific of Medi-Claims Specialist discusses important details about the changes in the Medicare system, Part A & B coverage, costs, and how Medicare works with supplemental insurance. There will be a Q&A period at the end of the workshop.
Registration required, space is limited.
Kids' Programs:

Starting January 23
Check out our online calendar for all the dates and times for each of the upcoming winter story times! Patterson Library offers a variety of story times including: Baby Brilliance, Tales for Twos, Twos and Threes Together, and Preschool Power.
Registration required.

Every Monday beginning January 23   4:30 PM
Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8's, where you’ll build stuff, run, jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s a totally new kind of math club! For kids in grades 3-5!
Registration required.