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Be A Patterson Library Star!
Do you want to be a Patterson Library Star? You can be our Patron of the Month ! Come in and we will shoot a short 30-second video clip where you tell us what you like about the library, or we can take a photo and add a caption. We will feature your promo on our website and social media sites to help spread the word about Patterson Library! Just stop by, or call the front desk to sign up!   
Getting Your Library Card Is Easier Than Ever!
How to Get a Card

It's easier than ever to get a library card. Just come in with your photo ID and proof of your current address and fill out a registration card. Kids under 18 must have a parent with them.

Need it now? You can get a temporary card by gong to our website and clicking on "Get A Card" which will provide access to our online databases and downloadable eBooks and audio books. Just fill out the  registration form online and start using your card. It will be valid for 30 days.

To check materials out at the library and request materials online you will need to complete your registration and receive your permanent library card. This can be done by stopping by the library in person and presenting a photo ID and proof of your current address.
A Library Card Can Save You Thousands of $$$
Save money by using your library card for everything from books and movies to museum passes and garden tools! Use the value calculator on our website to see how much you can save. You will be amazed!
Special Announcements & Closings
It's that time of year again! As we approach the winter months, please be sure to check the calendar on our website for updates, announcements, and information about delays, early closings, or cancellations.
Drop-In Open Computer & Tech Help

Twice Monthly
Tuesday 3- 4:30 PM 3/5
Thursday 5 - 6:30 PM 2/21, 3/21
Do you need help with your computer, cell phone, or iPad? Stop in at
our bi-monthly drop-in help session to get answers to your computer
or tech questions. No appointment necessary.
*Dates and times are subject to change, please check our online calendar.
Irish Songs and Folktales
Saturday March 9 @ 1 PM
Get ready for the wearin' o' the green as Tom O'Carroll entertains us with Irish songs, stories, and humor.
Adults 18+ only.

Movie Matinee: A Star is Born
Wednesday March 13 @ 1 PM

Follow the incredible story of Jackson Maine, an accomplished musician who meets and falls in love with a struggling artist named Ally. With Jackson's help, Ally's career takes off causing their relationship to struggle with the new found fame.
Rated R: for language throughout, some sexuality/nudity and substance abuse
Starring: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, and Sam Elliot

Ayurvedic Medicine
Wednesday March 13 @ 7 PM

Feeling out of sorts? Learn how Ayurveda epitomizes a true body-mind approach to health and wellness. Dr. Somesh N. Kaushik will explain how Ayurveda defines health as a balance of body, mind, and spirit and how imbalance results in disharmony and may cause illness.

Beginning Genealogy
Saturday March 23 @ 1 PM

Philomena Dunn, Genealogy Researcher and DAR, will take us through the exciting journey of discovering your family history and roots. Learn what you need to know to start researching your ancestors and family tree.

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Upcoming Adult Programs for our full program schedule.
Middle School Battle of the Books Info Meeting
Saturday March 9 @ 10 AM
Grades 5 - 8
Battle of the Books is starting again. Come to this info meeting to find out more! You’ll meet your team members and coaches and find out what books you’ll be reading. Must be entering 6th grade to 9th grade in September 2019.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Friday March 15 @ 6 PM
Ages 4-7
Bring your favorite stuffed friend to the library for a sleepover! Don’t worry, you won’t be lonely at home because you will build a new friend and take them home with you. Your friend who spends the night will be very well taken care of and won’t get into ANY mischief! Come back on Saturday to pick them up, and find out what happens when the library closes at night.
Friday  March 1  6:30 PM
Ages 13-17
Come and receive a henna design from The Tipsy Turtle Henna. Owner Amy Barresi has been providing all natural henna body art in the Hudson Valley for over a decade. Be aware that Henna provides a temporary stain on the body that will last 1-3 weeks.
High School Battle of the Books Info Meetin g
Saturday March 9 @ 10:45 AM
Grades 8 to 11
Battle of the Books is starting again. Come to this info meeting and find out more! You’ll meet future team members and your coaches and find out the books you’ll be reading. *Participants must be entering grades 9 to 12 in September 2019.
NERF War @ Mahopac Library
Hosted by Patterson &
Mahopac Libraries
Friday March 29 @ 6:45 PM
Ages 12-17
Outfit yourself with a NERF gun and enjoy a game of Monsters v. Humans. Extra ammo and snacks will be provided. Each person must bring their own eye protection and their own gun. “Elite” dart-style NERF guns only, please. *Due to the nature of this program, registration is REQUIRED. No walk-ins will be accepted.
**You must have a signed permission slip turned in to Patterson or Mahopac by 3/27.
Don't Miss These Great
February Programs 
Adult Programs:

Wednesday February 13 @ 1 PM
Follow Neil Armstrong's incredible story as NASA races to make him the first man on the moon.
Rated PG-13: for some thematic content involving peril and brief strong language
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, and Jason Clarke

Kid Programs:

Friday February 15 @ 6:30 PM
Grades K - 4
Enjoy a parents' night out while the kids have a blast hanging out with friends at this fun carnival-themed night supervised by our staff. There will be crafts, snacks, face painting, and more!

Friday February 22 @ 5:00 PM
Ages 8 - 12
Got Talent? Libraries across Putnam County will gather at Kent Library to showcase the incredible talent we have in our communities. Let’s start this year’s series off with a bang!

Teen Programs:

Friday February 22 @ 6 PM
Ages 13 - 17
Kent Library will be hosting their first Open Mic Night to start off the 2019 series! Come out and show your skills for the first time, or come share your talents again. We would love to start off the new series with a bang!