Breakout: Back to Reality

Two sessions: Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 12:00pm-1:00pm and 3:00pm-4:00pm in the East Room

You’ve become trapped in the 8-bit world of Minecraft. Working as a team, you will need to find and solve clues that will open the locked boxes. Only then will you find your way back to reality, and be able to enjoy some real world snacks! Recommended ages: 8-12. Limit to 10 kids, registration required.

Rhythms of Senegal with drummer, Amadou Diallo

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 @ 6:00pm-7:00pm on the Third Floor Join us for this special evening! Master drummer, singer/songwriter, and versatile performer, Amadou Diallo will play an assortment of African percussion instruments. He will also share with the audience his knowledge of West African music and culture. Afterwards, take a turn at listening to the beats and playing the drums together in a group. If you have your own drum, please bring it along with you to join in on the fun! Free and open to all ages.

Film: Words and Music (1948) Not Rated

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @ 2:00pm-4:00pm in the East Room

Join us for this classic musical! Light snacks. Based on the lives and music of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. Originally released as a motion picture in 1948. The story of the brilliant, but glitchy Lorenz Hart who is disappointed in love by singer Peggy McNeil. He never gets over it and falls apart. Richard Rogers and his wife Dorothy look on in dismay.

Not Rated | 121 mins | All ages

Bard STEAM: Surf and Turf

Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 4:00pm-5:00pm in the East Room
Skilled Build: Rubber Band Car + da Vinci Bridge + Marshmallow Building: Come and explore engineering wonders like building a car out of rubber bands or a bridge out of pencils! If there’s leftover time, we’ll see who can build the tallest tower out of marshmallows!

Part of a four-series session with the Bard Center for Civic Engagement. Sign up or drop by. Space is limited. For kids.

Read Me the Rainbow (Preschool Story Time)

Mondays in July @ 11:30am-12:30pm in the library/East Room (Will not be happening on the last week of July (07/30/18)!)

Summer is here! Let’s explore summer fun through reading, finger plays, crafts, and more! Join Beth as she reads colour-themed books and leads crafts for preschoolers. Each week, a new colour! Ages 2-5. No need to sign up, just come by!

RETRO Game Night!

Mondays, (starting June 4, 2018) @ 4:00pm-5:00pm in the East Room (Will not occur on: 10/08/18 and 11/12/18) Good-bye video games, hello “new” fashioned fun. Come play board and card games from the 80s and 90s (and earlier). Play our games or bring your own! It will be totally tubular! Led by Program Coordinator, Laura. Perfect for ages 8-12.
2018 Battle of the Books (Middle School Team) Meetings

2018 Battle of the Books (Middle School Team) Meetings

Meets every Monday @ 5:00pm-6:00pm in July and August in the East Room 2018 Middle School Regional Battle is Saturday, 09/08/18 @ 9:00am-5:00pm. Battle takes place at SUNY Ulster. Battle of the Books is a trivia contest for 6th-9th graders with questions based on eight books that all Warriors read. Battle of the Books is a national Summer Reading Program for middle and high-school students in the five-county region of the Mid-Hudson Library System.
Tunezday

Tunezday

First Tuesday of the month (starting on 06/05/18) @ 4:00pm-5:00pm on the Third Floor               A youth musical jam session! Bring your own instrument (and any power supply/batteries and such) and let’s start making some music! This is an informal, fun way to make music together. This is not an instructional session; participants should have some skill with their chosen instrument(s). For ages 10-17. Led by Program Coordinator, Laura.

CreaTuesday

Second Tuesday of the month (starting 06/12/18) @ 4:00pm-5:00pm in the East Room Join us for arts and crafts. Each second Tuesday of the month there will be a different craft or art project. Or, just come and make up your own craft/art project! Materials provided. Perfect for 5-10 yos. No need to sign-up, just come by! Led by Program Coordinator, Laura.
Magic: The Gathering Night

Magic: The Gathering Night

Tuesdays @ 5:30pm-7:00pm in the East Room (will not meet on June 12, 2018) Join us for a casual, relaxed evening of Magic: The Gathering. Beginners are welcome, and experienced players are welcome as well! Bring your own cards, or play our pre-made decks. If you don’t know how to play, we’ll teach you. No sign-up necessary, just stop by. With any questions, please contact Arseny Khakhalin: khakhalin[@]bard.edu. Recommended for teenagers and adults.

Qigong for Older Adults with Celeste Graves

4-week series, twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting: July 10, 2018 @ 12:45pm-1:45pm on the Third Floor This is a program of simple yet profound exercises taken from the ancient Taoist traditions and Chinese medical system. By coordinating breath and movement in enjoyable, easy to learn patterns and stretches, we move together towards optimum health and well-being . Class is intended for older adults, 55+. Wear comfortable clothing. Contact library to register; space is limited. Must commit to full 2x per/week series for 4-weeks. FREE!
As of 06/28/18: CLASSES ARE FULL! WAIT-LIST ONLY!!!!

Hooks & Needles, Yarns & Threads

Thursdays @ 10:00am-2:00pm in the East Room             Informal weekly social gathering for rug hookers, knitters, crocheters, and all other yarn crafters. Drop in any time between 10:00am and 2:00pm! $1 suggested donation, to go toward the purchase of resource materials for the library collection.

Don't Quit Your Day Job: Adult Music Jam

  Thursdays, starting July 5, 2018 (ends August, 9, 2018) @ 5:30pm-6:30pm on the Third Floor Come rock out this summer at the Tivoli Free Library. There will be a drum set, an electric piano, plus we have a PA/mic for vocals. Bring your instrument and let’s jam. For 18+. Led by Program Coordinator, Laura.

Tarot Club

Every other Thursday @ 6:00pm-7:00pm in the East Room (Not meeting on 07/19/18) Are you a seasoned tarot reader or just interested in learning about tarot cards? Join us for Tarot Club! Come to this fun, informal gathering to explore all aspects of tarot. Bring a favorite deck if you have one. Led by Sabra Margaret. Sabra is a Reiki Master and intuitive. She has been reading tarot for over a decade. This is not a tarot reading session! No need to sign-up, just come by. All ages!

The Garden Hour

Second and Forth Friday, starting June 8, 2018 @ 4:30pm-5:30pm at Tivoli Memorial Park, Katherine Lane, Tivoli, NY 12583 (In the Community Garden)           Calling all Gardenteers! Help us maintain the Tivoli Library’s garden plot. We will have some tools on hand. Come hang out and garden with us. Make sure you dress appropriately, stay hydrated, and cover up for the sun! (Weather depending) during the spring-fall

Olana Museum House Tour Pass

Available at Circulation Desk Please call to check availability; first come, first served! At this time, the pass can not be reserved. Olana is a 250-acre artist-designed landscape with a Persian inspired house at its summit, embracing unrivaled panoramic views of the vast Hudson River Valley. Reservations for house tours are necessary and can be made by calling Olana at (518) 828-0135. The pass is checked out for four days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library. You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library Card in good standing. Call or stop by for more info!
Museum Pass for Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

Museum Pass for Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

Available at Circulation Desk Please call to check availability; first come, first served! The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum pass can not be reserved. We have a single pass that allows 2 adults and their children under the age of 18 from one household. It does not cover multiple families during the same visit. The pass is checked out for 4 days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library ONLY!! You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library card in good standing. Do not return in the drop box. If the pass is not returned, a replacement fee of $250 will be charged. Call or stop by for more info!

Hours:

Monday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Thursday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Friday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday
10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday
Closed
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Information

The Tivoli Free Library provides quality programs and materials to the people of Tivoli and surrounding communities. Situated in the historic Watts dePeyster Firemans Hall, in the heart of the village, the library is just west of the shops and restaurants. The building is also home to the Village offices and court.

Olana Museum House Tour Pass

Available at Circulation Desk – Please call to check availability; first come, first served! At this time, the pass can not be reserved. Olana is a 250-acre artist-designed landscape with a Persian inspired house at its summit, embracing unrivaled panoramic views of the vast Hudson River Valley. Reservations for house tours tours only are highly recommended and can be made by calling Olana at (518) 828-0135 (also noted on the back of the pass). The pass is checked out for four days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library. You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library Card in good standing. Call or stop by for more info!

Olana

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum Pass

Available at Circulation Desk – Please call to check availability; first come, first served! The pass can not be reserved. We have a single pass that allows 2 adults and their children under the age of 18 from one household. It does not cover multiple families during the same visit. The pass is checked out for 4 days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library ONLY!! You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library card in good standing. Do not return in the drop box. If the pass is not returned, a replacement fee of $250 will be charged. Call or stop by for more info! Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (MHCM): is the ideal destination for families with young children. With exhibits that focus on early literacy, art, early STEM, health and the local community, the museum welcomes over 75,000 visitors each year.

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum logo

Contact Info:


Address: 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583 Mailing Address: PO Box 400, Tivoli, NY 12583 Phone: (845) 757-3771 Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com