Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library

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July/August 2017 Newsletter

A Note from the Director

Budget Passed!

On behalf of the Trustees and Staff of HKDPL, thank you for your support in approving our operating budget for the fiscal year starting July 1st! Incumbents Bernadette Koop and Richard Freeman were elected to 5-year terms as library trustees.

Summer Reading Club

Don't let you child's reading level slide over the summer. When you sign them up for our Summer Reading Club, they'll have so much fun they won't even realize they're learning!

Support Local Agriculture

We're bringing the farm to your table! Sign up with Field Goods for a weekly bag of fresh produce and select HKDPL as your pickup location. More info about this fantastic opportunity below.

Service Recognition

We are so very lucky to have a dedicated team of people who are committed to the Library and to you, our community. I'd like to take this opportunity to recognize those team members whose anniversaries occur during July and August: Carolina A., 10 years; Julio A., 5 years; Swapan B., 2 years; Alexandra B., 12 years; Allison C., 1 year; Zachary C., 2 years; Debbie D., 6 years; Amy F., 21 years; Betty F., 15 years; Elizabeth G., 2 years; Herbert K., 7 years; Margaret L., 10 years; Angela L., 2 years; Julio M., 10 years; Brianna R., 7 years; and Mark A., 6 years. That is 118 years of service, dedicated to our organization. Thank you all for your time, effort and loyalty! This recognition of team members is a regular feature in our newsletters.

See you in the stacks!
Claudia Depkin, Library Director

To Our Poll Watchers

Thank you to the following people who volunteered as poll watchers for our budget vote on June 8: Kathy Cherveny; Sue Creger; Anita Marks; Jaclyn Moore; and George Torres.

To American Legion Leo LAders Post 130

Thank you to Mr. William Mayer and Leo Laders Post 130 for their continued donation of POW/MIA flags, and for retiring our used flags.

To Everyone Who Donated Blood

Thank you to all the blood donors at our June 7 Blood Drive. Our goal was to collect 25 pints, and 33 pints were collected!

To 9W Bike Shop

Thank you to 9W Bike Shop in Upper Nyack for helping us make the Children's Services Bicycle Rodeo on May 20th such a success! Photos of the Rodeo may be found in our paper newsletter on the last page. Drop by the library and pick up a copy today!

In Our Gallery

JULY - HKDPL Friends and Family. Mixed media by library staff and their families.

AUGUST - FIne Arts of Rockland. Landscapes, portraits and abstracts.

Our gallery is located at the lower level of the library. Interested in exhibiting your artwork? Please call 786-3800 ext. 14 for information.

Library Closings

Tuesday, July 4 - Independence Day
Saturday, September 2- Monday, September 4 - Labor Day Weekend
Note: The Main Library is closed on Sundays for the summer, starting June 25 to September 3.

Field Goods

Haverstraw King's Daughters Main Library in Garnerville is now a distribution point for Field Goods, a company which brings you fresh, mostly organic vegetables and other products from growers and producers throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond. Staff are already enjoying this bounty and we invite you to sign up as well.

Adult Summer Reading: Build a Better World July 1 - August 31

Why should kids have all the fun? Bingo is back with a whole new theme: new prizes, new bingo cards, new fun things to do! Pick up a bingo card at the Adult Reference Desk and start earning rewwards for doing what you already do every day! Every "Bingo" you complete will get you an entry into that week's drawing. You will also be entered into the grand prize drawing at the end of the summer. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Open to library card holders in any RCLS library, age 17 and over.

Do You Have a New Tech Toy?

If you want a new phone or tablet, and want to find out more about what it can do, join us on the mid-level at 7 pm on the first Wednesday of the month to exchange ideas. Library staff and patrons will join to share knowledge on ways to make use of your device. Apps will be discussed and demonstrated.

For a paper copy, please visit the library. For a list of programs and events, please select the appropriate department above or our Events Calendar. For previous Library newsletters, check our Newsletter Archive.

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