Highland Public Library

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Upcoming Events

Feb 19
Starts at 4:00 PM
Craft | Teen
Come learn the basics of cross stitching and make a cute design to bring home! 
Feb 19
Starts at 6:30 PM
Craft | Teen | Tween
We will be making 3-D hearts 
Feb 20
Starts at 11:00 AM
Story Hour
Join us as we enter the world of literacy by exploring stories, counting rhymes, songs, activities, a fun craft and playtime.  Registration is required.  Register once for the entire spring session!  Please note.... first preference will be given to those residing in the Highland Central School District.  A wait-list has been added. 
Feb 20
Starts at 4:00 PM
Elem school age | Story Hour
Learn about sign language and the deaf experience through a familiar children's book and activities.  Snow date 2/27
Feb 20
Starts at 5:15 PM
Adult | Film | Seniors | Teen

February is Black History Month, a tribute to African-American men and women who have made invaluable, worldwide contributions in fields spanning science, literature, music, art, and more. In celebration of Black History Month, we will be watching "The Hate U Give"- the film based on the critically acclaimed novel by Angie Thomas.  Read a review of Angie Thomas' novel here.

"Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right."

The film is rated PG-13. 

Feb 20
Starts at 6:30 PM
Adult | All ages | Seniors
The Hudson Valley Hospice will be visiting to deliver an informative talk on hospice care. You will learn:
  • Dispel the myths associated with "hospice"
  • Learn what you need to know now, before a crisis
  • Think about advance care planning using tools to help talk to your loved ones

For more information please call: Hudson Valley Hospice at 485-2273 or visit their website

Feb 20
Starts at 6:30 PM
Adult | Seniors
We will be reading "Turtles All the Way Down" for the month of February! To reserve your copy call the library at 845-691-2275 ext. 208. Registration suggested.
Feb 21
Starts at 2:00 PM
Story Hour

Join us as we explore stories, counting rhymes, songs, activities, and craft. This story time will help foster language and literacy, mathematical and scientific thinking, and social development.  Register once for the entire spring session!  Please note.... first preference will be given to those residing in the Highland Central School District.  A wait-list has been added.
Feb 21
Starts at 4:00 PM
Adult | Tech | Teen | Tween
Come learn more about the popular devices the library has! At the tech petting zoo staff will be on hand to answer your questions and demonstrate how to use devices. 

Devices include: Ipad, Kindle Fire, GPS, Lulzbot Mini 2 3D Printer, Oculus Go virtual reality headsets, Kill-a-watt meter, Roku streaming devices, and a Nook Touch. 

Feb 21
Starts at 4:30 PM
Adult | Craft
Bring your needles/hooks and yarn and join us for some time of relaxation and conversation. From beginners to experts, all are welcome. For more information call the library at 883-5015.

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Reading Corner

February 2019 Staff Picks

Class Mom
Lost Girls
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

New York Times Bestsellers

Hardcover Nonfiction

BECOMING
EDUCATED
WOMEN ROWING NORTH

Hardcover Fiction

THE SILENT PATIENT
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING
CONNECTIONS IN DEATH