Millbrook Library

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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Millbrook Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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12 Easy Herbs for Your Garden or Patio
10:00 AM
12 Easy Herbs for Your Garden or Patio
Saturday, Apr. 10, 10:00 AM12 Easy Herbs for Yo
Millbrook
Learn how to grow and maintain an herb garden from seed to recipe ingredient with Master Gardener Chris Ferrero! Herbs are great multitaskers for all kinds of gardens. They have both culinary and ornamental value, making them candidates for kitchen gardens, vegetable plots, perennial borders, and co...read more

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Poetry Workshop - Class Two
6:00 PM
 Poetry Workshop - Class Two
Monday, Apr. 12, 6:00 PMPoetry Workshop - Cl
Millbrook
Join published poet and teaching artist Abbey Gallagher for a poetry workshop where writers of all experience levels will learn about several given forms of poetry, such as the ode, sonnet, and sestina. Poets will have the opportunity to experiment with each of these forms and share their works...read more

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Drawing Club for Earthlings
5:00 - 5:30 PM
 Drawing Club for Earthlings
Tuesday, Apr. 13, 5:00 - 5:30 PMDrawing Club for Ear
Millbrook
Ages: 7-12 yrs.Come join the Drawing Club for Earthlings as we draw dragons! Big dragons; small dragons; scary dragons; cute dragons - if you can think it, you can draw it. Bring paper and some drawing materials like pencils, crayons, or colored pencils. Register your young artist on our calendar to...read more

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Arts & Crafters - Baby Chicks
5:00 - 6:00
 Arts & Crafters - Baby Chicks
Wednesday, Apr. 14, 5:00 - 6:00Arts & Crafters - Ba
Millbrook
Ages: 5-12 yrs.Join Miss Abbey for an hour of springtime arts and crafts. Arts and Crafters will make their own baby chicks! Register on our calendar to pick up your craft bag with supplies in the Children’s Room at the library starting April 8th and receive the Zoom link prior to the meeting....read more
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Online Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am
 Online Yoga
Thursday, Apr. 15, 10:30 am - 11:30 amOnline Yoga
Millbrook
Join Samantha Free & The Millbrook Library via Zoom for all-level flow yoga classes on Thursdays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am. This class is perfect for beginners as well as people who have done yoga before.Bring to your mat: blocks (books. cans of soup), strap (belt, tie, scarf, hand towel), and ei...read more
Virtual Story Time with Miss Abbey - The Missing Piece
11:30 AM
Virtual Story Time with Miss Abbey - The Missing Piece
Thursday, Apr. 15, 11:30 AMVirtual Story Time w
Millbrook
Miss Abbey will read “The Missing Piece” written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein. Virtual story time videos will be posted on our Youtube channel each Thursday morning at 11:30 AM and available to view on demand. 
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Tech Help
4:30 - 6:00
 Tech Help
Friday, Apr. 16, 4:30 - 6:00Tech Help
Millbrook
Need help with a computer or smartphone? Want to learn how to use the library's online resources? Sign up for a one on one virtual class with our library staff on Fridays from 4:30 - 6. Classes are limited to thirty-minute sessions. Register for the event and specify your time slot to receive th...read more

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Science Worms - Edible Soil
3:00 - 4:00 PM
 Science Worms - Edible Soil
Saturday, Apr. 17, 3:00 - 4:00 PMScience Worms - Edib
Millbrook
Ages: 5-12 yrs.Science Worms will be hosted on Zoom by Miss Abbey. This week, young scientists will learn about the different layers of soil by creating an edible soil representation that they can eat after! Miss Abbey will read the group a story and we will discuss the reasons why soil is so import...read more

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Poetry Workshop - Class Three
6:00 PM
 Poetry Workshop - Class Three
Monday, Apr. 19, 6:00 PMPoetry Workshop - Cl
Millbrook
For our last poetry workshop of the month, published poet and teaching artist Abbey Gallagher will introduce writers of all experience levels to various figurative language techniques that are used in poetry writing. Abbey will offer several prompts to practice using each technique and poets wi...read more

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Board Meeting
7:00
 Board Meeting
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 7:00Board Meeting
Millbrook
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Early Literacy Information Session for Families
6:00 - 7:00
Early Literacy Information Session for Families
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 6:00 - 7:00Early Literacy Infor
Millbrook
We all know that reading to our infants and toddlers is an important way to nurture their early literacy skills. But did you know that there are additional ways to encourage your child’s early literacy development other than reading? Join Children’s Literacy Coordinator, Abbey Gallagher,...read more

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Walking Tour at Innisfree Garden
10:00 AM
Walking Tour at Innisfree Garden
Thursday, Apr. 22, 10:00 AMWalking Tour at Inni
Millbrook
Celebrate Earth Day and enjoy a free walking tour at Innisfree Garden with Landscape Curator, Katherine H. Kerin. Established in the mid-20th century, Innisfree Garden is considered one of the premier gardens of America and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Masks and distancing wil...read more

Online Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am
 Online Yoga
Thursday, Apr. 22, 10:30 am - 11:30 amOnline Yoga
Millbrook
Join Samantha Free & The Millbrook Library via Zoom for all-level flow yoga classes on Thursdays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am. This class is perfect for beginners as well as people who have done yoga before.Bring to your mat: blocks (books. cans of soup), strap (belt, tie, scarf, hand towel), and ei...read more
Virtual Story Time with Miss Abbey - The Home Builders
11:30 AM
Virtual Story Time with Miss Abbey - The Home Builders
Thursday, Apr. 22, 11:30 AMVirtual Story Time w
Millbrook
Miss Abbey will read “The Home Builders” written by Varsha Bajaj and illustrated by Simona Mulazzani. Virtual story time videos will be posted on our Youtube channel each Thursday morning at 11:30AM and available to view on demand. 
The WRITE Stuff: Middle-Grade Creative Writing Club
4:30-5:00 PM
The WRITE Stuff: Middle-Grade Creative Writing Club
Thursday, Apr. 22, 4:30-5:00 PMThe WRITE Stuff: Mid
Millbrook
Ages: 8-11 years oldIn honor of National Poetry Month, join Miss Abbey for a writing workshop where young writers will learn about and practice erasure poetry (also known as blackout poetry). Please bring newspapers or magazines and a black marker to this meeting. Register your young writer on our c...read more

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Tech Help
4:30 - 6:00
 Tech Help
Friday, Apr. 23, 4:30 - 6:00Tech Help
Millbrook
Need help with a computer or smartphone? Want to learn how to use the library's online resources? Sign up for a one on one virtual class with our library staff on Fridays from 4:30 - 6. Classes are limited to thirty-minute sessions. Register for the event and specify your time slot to receive th...read more

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Seed Giveaway
10:00 - 3:00
 Seed Giveaway
Saturday, Apr. 24, 10:00 - 3:00Seed Giveaway
Millbrook
The library will be giving away 100 packets of seeds from Hudson Valley Seed! We will have a table set up in front of the library. Stop by and learn about the library's mission to become more sustainable. The seed packet is made up of plant species that provide refuge for pollinators including N...read more
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Poetry Open Mic Night
6:00 PM
 Poetry Open Mic Night
Monday, Apr. 26, 6:00 PMPoetry Open Mic Nigh
Millbrook
In celebration of National Poetry Month, join us for a Poetry Open Mic Night on the library front lawn! Come read poetry, original poetry or a favorite classic, or just stop by and listen. All ages and skill levels welcome! Masks and distancing required. This event is in collaboration with Mill...read more

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Drawing Club for Earthlings
5:00 - 5:30 PM
 Drawing Club for Earthlings
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 5:00 - 5:30 PMDrawing Club for Ear
Millbrook
Ages: 7-12 yrs. Join the Drawing Club for Earthlings this week as we take on SWEETS! Illustrator Kelly Dillon will show young artists how to create cupcakes, ice cream pops, donuts, and more. Please bring paper and some drawing materials like pencils, crayons or colored pencils. Register your y...read more

Finding Your 300 Year Old Grandma Using 21st Century Technology
6:00 PM
Finding Your 300 Year Old Grandma Using 21st Century Technology
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 6:00 PMFinding Your 300 Yea
Millbrook
Join genealogy expert, Sarah Gutmann, for a deep-dive into the numerous genealogy websites and resources you can use to trace your family’s lineage. In addition to the “Big Four” genealogy websites - Ancestry, Family Search, My Heritage, and Find My Past - participants will also le...read more

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Arts & Crafters - Coffee Filter Butterflies
5:00 - 6:00
Arts & Crafters - Coffee Filter Butterflies
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 5:00 - 6:00Arts & Crafters - Co
Millbrook
Ages: 5-12 yrs.Join Miss Abbey for an hour of springtime arts and crafts. Arts and Crafters will make their own coffee filter butterflies! Register on our calendar to pick up your craft bag with supplies in the Children’s Room at the library starting April 22nd and receive the Zoom link prior ...read more

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Online Yoga
10:30 am - 11:30 am
 Online Yoga
Thursday, Apr. 29, 10:30 am - 11:30 amOnline Yoga
Millbrook
Join Samantha Free & The Millbrook Library via Zoom for all-level flow yoga classes on Thursdays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am. This class is perfect for beginners as well as people who have done yoga before.Bring to your mat: blocks (books. cans of soup), strap (belt, tie, scarf, hand towel), and ei...read more
Virtual Story Time with Miss Abbey - Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
11:30 AM
Virtual Story Time with Miss Abbey - Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms
Thursday, Apr. 29, 11:30 AMVirtual Story Time w
Millbrook
Miss Abbey will read “Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms” written by Julia Rawlinson and illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke. Virtual story time videos will be posted on our Youtube channel each Thursday morning at 11:30 AM and available to view on demand. 
MillBook Club - City of Girls
6:00 PM
 MillBook Club - City of Girls
Thursday, Apr. 29, 6:00 PMMillBook Club - City
Millbrook
Come join the MillBook Club for our April read of City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert. A New York Times bestseller, City of Girls takes place in the 1940s and follows the exploits of nineteen-year old Vivian Morris, a Vassar drop-out who moves in with her aunt and joins the high-drama theatre world o...read more

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Sew So Easy: Bunnies & Bears Reading Books...Oh My!
Sew So Easy: Bunnies & Bears Reading Books...Oh My!
Friday, Apr. 30Sew So Easy: Bunnies
Millbrook
For April's So Sew Easy project, we'll be taking a small tin and creating a little bedroom for a felt bunny and bear to sleep in. This program is open to pre-teens and teens, in grades 6-12. Registration is required and kits can be picked up at the Millbrook Library - Children'...read more

Teen DIY Craft Club - Ceramic Painting
Teen DIY Craft Club - Ceramic Painting
Friday, Apr. 30Teen DIY Craft Club
Millbrook
Choose from 6 different ceramic gnomes! Paint and brush will also be provided. This program is open to pre-teens and teens, in grades 6-12. Registration is required and kits can be picked up at the Millbrook Library - Children's Room Circulation Desk from April 1st thru the 30th. 

Blackout/Redacted Poetry
 Blackout/Redacted Poetry
Friday, Apr. 30Blackout/Redacted Po
Millbrook
In celebration of National Poetry Month, we're inviting teens to create blackout poems from the book pages we provide. "A blackout poem is when a poet takes a black marker to already established text and starts redacting words until a poem and/or picture i...read more

Tech Help
4:30 - 6:00
 Tech Help
Friday, Apr. 30, 4:30 - 6:00Tech Help
Millbrook
Need help with a computer or smartphone? Want to learn how to use the library's online resources? Sign up for a one on one virtual class with our library staff on Fridays from 4:30 - 6. Classes are limited to thirty-minute sessions. Register for the event and specify your time slot to receive th...read more

Tree Identification Challenge
6:00 PM
 Tree Identification Challenge
Friday, Apr. 30, 6:00 PMTree Identification
Millbrook
Partnering with Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and the Dutchess Land Conservancy, Millbrook Library is challenging our community to fall in love with local ecology. Join us on April 1st for the optional kick-off streaming of the webinar, “Tree ID Program for Beginners” led by DLC ec...read more

 
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