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New Online Resource:

Introducing Craft & Hobby!

Discover what inspires you.

Unlock your creative potential with the largest resource of video-on-demand learning in the craft and hobby space. Learn at your own pace with step-by-step tutorials in 22 different creative interests.

Making Just Got Easier


Learn a new hobby or improve skills in an existing area! Thanks to Craft & Hobby’s on-demand streaming videos, you can learn whenever and wherever you choose!


Craft & Hobby features thousands of classes taught by world renowned experts, who walk users through each technique clearly with step-by-step demonstrations, providing expert tips and tricks along the way.

Click here to explore Craft & Hobby

Library Advocacy Day

Library Advocacy Day is Wednesday, February 7!

 

Each year, library advocates from across New York State converge on Albany to voice their support for libraries. However, you don’t need to travel all the way to Albany to show your support!

 

Tell your local legislatures how much your local library means to you by clicking the button below. It takes less than 2 minutes!

Speak up for libraries!
Adult Programs
Please register or RSVP on our events calendar, or follow the program links and instructions below.

2024 March Madness

Book Tournament for Adults

Brackets due March 3rd

Voting Begins March 5th

We chose 64 titles from our collection that had the highest circulation numbers in 2023. For 6 weeks, you will have the opportunity to vote for the books you think are most deserving of the title MARCH MADNESS CHAMPION. Starting March 5, visit our Instagram or Facebook page to cast your votes and decide which titles advance to the next round. Winners will be posted each Monday on our social media pages and website.


Tune in and vote just for fun, or make it competitive by filling out a Prediction Bracket! Prediction Brackets can be picked up at the Library or downloaded by clicking here. The person who most correctly predicts the bracket outcome will win a prize! Return your prediction bracket by Sunday, March 3rd.

MFL Walking Club

Friday, February 9, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Location: Cluett Schantz Park, meet in the back gravel lot. 


Connect with the outdoors and your neighbors as we walk! Check our online calendar for meeting locations and weather-related updates.

 

Please register to let us know you are coming! 

Click here to register

Vet2Vet Coffee Hour

Fridays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

February 9, 16 & 23

Organized in collaboration with Vet2Vet of Ulster County and the Hudson Valley Center for Veteran Reintegration (HVNCVR), this Veteran Coffee Hour aims to provide a safe and welcoming space for veterans to connect, share experiences, and find support. Whether recently discharged or a seasoned veteran, all are welcome to attend and engage in meaningful conversations over a cup of coffee.

Registration is not required. Walk-ins welcome.

Book Club

Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 p.m.

All are welcome to attend Book Club! During February's meeting, Horse by Geraldine Brooks will be discussed. Copies are available for check-out at the circulation desk.


Registration is required only if you wish to attend virtually, or would like to be contacted in the event of inclement weather. In the event of inclement weather, Book Club will meet virtually.

Click here to register
Youth Programs
Click here for youth program descriptions

Family Story Time

Saturday, February 3, 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Saturdays, (2/3, 3/2, 4/6 & 5/4) 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

For families with small children.


The best of all story times combined!

Registration required. Register for each session individually.

Click here to register for Sat. Feb. 3

Teen Advisory Board

First monthly meeting: Tuesday, February 6, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

For grades 6-12.


Join TAB! This is a great opportunity to bring your ideas to the Library! You’ll get to design library programs, community service projects, and make a positive impact! Gain community service hours while having fun. Pizza will be served.

Registration required.

Click here to register

Comic Book Club

Wednesday, February 14, 4:30–5:00 p.m.

Wednesdays, (2/14, 3/13, 4/10 & 5/8) 4:30-5:00 p.m.

For grades 3-5.


Each session we’ll discuss a graphic novel with some yummy snacks!

Batpig: When Pigs Fly by Rob Harrell will be our February selection!

Registration required. Register once for all sessions.

Click here to register

Questions?

Email tessa@marlborolibrary.org or call 845-236-7272 ext. 217

For Avid Readers!
For reading recommendations, check out our blog, The Book Buzz.
Click here to explore the blog

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Sign up to receive monthly or bi-monthly emails with exciting book recommendations from your favorite genres!

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Please note: All lists are curated by LibraryAware.

Reminders

PLEASE NOTE:

The Library will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents' Day.

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Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-8pm

Friday: 9:30am-5pm

Saturday: 11am-5pm

Sunday: 1-5pm*

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