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News & Upcoming Events
Pre-register (when necessary) for classes and events by visiting the
Circulation Desk or calling 845-255-1255

Wreath Sale - Friends of the Library
Saturday, December 7
10:00 to 2:00 PM

Undecorated 10" and 12" wreathes, small and large poinsettias and cyclamen.
"My cyclamen is still blooming one year later!" Nicole Lane

Holiday Shopping
Use the Amazon link on our website and we receive 5%-8% of your
purchase in advertising fees.

This money goes directly back into purchasing resources for the library.
This is NOT the Smile program which we also participate in.

Gardiner Library Engraved Bronze Plaque
Just in time for the holidays, the perfect gift to honor a beloved family member, respected friend, or colleague - all while supporting the Gardiner Library and future programming.
Brick with Engraved Plaque: $100
For more info and applications click here.


Consumer Reports Database
Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9000+ products and services from Consumer Reports, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting on what matters most.
Go to https://www.gardinerlibrary.org and click on the Consumer Reports image (shown here). You will need your library card number.


Volunteers are needed to help stuff, seal and label envelopes for our
2019 Annual Appeal Letter. We will provide a box of materials which you can
work on from home. Cozy up on the couch and watch a movie while helping the Gardiner Library raise funds!
Please email Nicole and nlane@rcls.org if you would like to help out.

Book Club- Rising Out of Hatred
Wednesday December 4
3:00 to 4:00 PM
Enjoy conversation about the book Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow. All welcome.
For more info click here.

Free Medicare Counseling
Friday December 6
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
By appointment only.
Free, individual medicare counseling with Andy Domenech from the Ulster County Office of the Aging. Call Office of the Aging to schedule an appointment at 845-340-3456. Bring your medicare card, your list of medications and income information.
For more info click here.

Gardiner Library Ukulele Club
Wednesday December 11
7:00 to 9:00 PM
Monthly on the second Wednesday
Join The Ukuleleans! All ages welcome, from beginner to experienced. Teacher and experienced ukulele player Jeff Pfeffer, will lead the group with this fun, uniquely upbeat instrument. Opportunity for individuals to perform for the group, if they desire, building confidence to perform in front audiences.
For more info click here.

Hearing Loss Group Meeting
Thursday December 12
1:30 to 2:30 PM
This month is an open discussion on "How to Survive Holiday Gatherings with a Hearing Loss & Strategies for Enjoying the Crowd:. Jeanine Byrnes will teach how to sign (ASL) "Jingle Bells". There will be pizza and drinks. Bring your favorite holiday cookies to share.
For more info click here.

Pop-in Project: Birdseed Feeder
Saturday December 14
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Recommended for ages 4 and up
Supplies are limited. First come, first serve
Pop-in to the library to make a birdseed feeder to hang in the yard. The local wildlife will love this handmade and tasty gift.
For more info click here.

Eric Roth: 19th Century Guitar Concert
Saturday December 14
3:00 to 4:00 PM
Free

Eric Roth will perform a program primarily of 19th century guitar music on a beautiful authentic reproduction instrument modeled after one built in 1830.

For more info click here.

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