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Adult Craft Night: Coiled Baskets

This Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

At our next adult craft night we will be making coiled projects using fabric and clothesline. Margaret Britton, a Kingston Library clerk and local artisan will teach us how to create a basket or a trivet. Supplies will be provided by the library. Registration required. Contact the Reference Desk at 845-331-0988 or reference@kingstonlibrary.org or visit http://tinyurl.com/knglib-calendar.

Cooking the Books Reading Group: The Pigeon Pie Mystery

This Thursday from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

All are invited to join us for a new kind of book discussion group on the fourth Thursday of every month. Our August selection is "The Pigeon Pie Mystery" by Julia Stuart. Participants are invited to prepare a dish or non-alcoholic drink inspired by an element of the selected book and bring it with them to share. For more information, contact the Circulation Desk at 845-331-0507.

Classics in Religion: Star Wars Yoga: The Force and You

Wednesday, September 6 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Also being held at 2 other times

In September, the participants will learn techniques to help them align consciousness with the Force that pervades all things, as well as discover the latent superhuman abilities that Yoda taught Luke Skywalker, describing the ancient Yogic method for manifesting inner resources. Cary Bayer, the author of “The Yoga of Entertainment” and New York- and Florida-based life coach, will lead the series. Each month, diverse sources on a new topic are used for the weekly Classics in Religion reading group. No advanced reading required. For more information, email Al Ahlstrom at aahlstrom@hvc.rr.com or 845-334-8404.

Kingston Library Book Club: The Sound and the Fury

Friday, September 15 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Kingston Library Book Club meets once a month to discuss great books. This month's selection is "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Cooking the Books Reading Group: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café

Thursday, September 28 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

All are invited to join us for a new kind of book discussion group on the fourth Thursday of every month. Our September selection is "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café" by Fannie Flagg. Participants are invited to prepare a dish or non-alcoholic drink inspired by an element of the selected book and bring it with them to share. For more information, contact the Circulation Desk at 845-331-0507.

Kingston Library Book Group: A Gentleman in Moscow

Friday, October 20 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Kingston Library Book Group meets once a month to discuss great books. This month's selection is "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Friends of the Kingston Library Book Sale

Saturday, November 4 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Join the FoKL for their first sale of 2017 in the library basement! There are thousands of books available, with low prices of $1.00 for hardbacks, audio books, CDs, and DVDs (3 for $2.00); 50 cents for paperbacks, videocassettes, audiocassettes, and LPs; and 25 cents for all children’s items, including videos.

Kingston Library Book Group: A Month in the Country

Friday, November 17 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Kingston Library Book Group meets once a month to discuss great books. This month's selection is "A Month in the Country" by J.L. Carr. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Kingston Library Book Group: A Fine Balance

Friday, January 19 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Kingston Library Book Group meets once a month to discuss great books. This month's selection is "A Fine Balance" by Rohinton Mistry. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Ongoing Events

Stress Reduction Through Meditation

Tuesday evenings from 4 to 5 PM

A great way to find inner balance and deep relaxation. This program is free and all are welcome. Call Ann at 339-8567 with any questions.

Classics In Religion

Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 AM September through June

Drop ins welcome

The Classics in Religion reading group meets weekly to discuss diverse religious sources. For one hour each week, a local religious leader has made selections for reading aloud and discussion.

Kingston Library Book Club

Third Friday of the Month 12:30-1:30 PM

The Kingston Library Book Club meets once a month to discuss great books.For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.

Children's Story Hours

Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:30 AM

Toddler Time Tuesday (18 mos. to 3 years) and Preschool Wednesday (3 years to 5 years) followed by crafts and music.

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