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March 2018 Newsletter: Thank You, Library History Talk, Anniversary Events, Bookmarks, First Literacy, Celebration of Storytelling, Scholarship,  Calendar.
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Thank You!

  A big thank you to Doreen at the Rosendale Highway Dept. for coordinating the hanging of the 60th Anniversary banner on the street pole across from the library. Thanks also to the Highway crew that hung the banner and to Joe Boris for hanging the banner on the library.  
Friends of Friends!
This is a picture of Andrew J. Snyder handing over the deed to All Saints Chapel to Anna Mae Auchmoedy, President of the Rosendale Library Association, on April 13, 1959.  They are flanked (left to right) by Frederick Snyder and Edward Huben.
 

Voices and Images in Rosendale Library History

March 28 at 7pm
at the
Rosendale Community Center


  Come hear, in prose and poetry, passion and humor, about some of the many people who made Rosendale Library what it is today.  Accompanying images will help bring these people to life as we share the stories of their dreams and memories, generosity and hard work.
 
  Linda Tantillo has been on staff of Rosendale Library for over 15 years.  Local History is one of her passions, having worked in the local history collections at Elting Library and the Huguenot Street Library in New Paltz.  From the beginning of her work here, she was has been dedicated to building up and sharing the Rosendale Local History Collection.   
  We will celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the Rosendale Library with cake after the lecture.

Rosendale Library 60th Anniversary Events


(More events to be announced at a later date)

 
March 8  6-7pm @ Rosendale Library
Comics and Characters Youth Art Workshop Presentation of final work

March 28  7pm @ Rosendale Community Center
Voices and Images in Rosendale Library History
Linda Tantillo’s talk on the people who helped to found the Rosendale Library.  The evening will conclude with 60th anniversary cake for all.
 
April 11  7-8:30pm @ Rosendale Library
Indian Annie, A Grandmother’s Story: Native Americans Who Refused to Leave. A reading and book-signing with Sally Bermanzohn
 
April 14  10-11:30am @ Rosendale Community Center
Celebration of Storytelling:
For Parents and Children ages 2-6
Storytelling, songs and crafts, 60th anniversary cake.
 
April 25   7-9 pm @ Rosendale Library
First Literacy:  How Parents Can Build Readers and Writers. 
This event is for parents.
 
May 9  7-8:30pm@ Rosendale Community Center
Building the Ashokan Reservoir- a History with Frank Almquist, historian.  Back by popular demand, multi-media program about the engineering and human efforts needed to create a water supply.  
 
October 23   7pm @ Rosendale Theatre
Showing of the old movie “The Desk Set” with Kathryn Hepburn and Spencer Tracy.  The evening will conclude with 60th anniversary cake.
 Next time you are in the library, pick up one of our 60th Anniversary special edition bookmarks.

First Literacy:


How Parents Can Build Readers and Writers

 

presented by
Carol Garboden Murray and Karen Pillsworth


Join us for an interesting and interactive evening as we discuss how to:
•    Encourage your child’s oral language skills, an essential foundation needed for reading, through conversations, telling family stories, and reading aloud.  
•    Choose high quality children’s literature
•    Importance of rhyme, repetition and word play
•    Interpret scribbles and the stages of writing
•    Spark a love of reading and writing
 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
7:00 – 9:00pm
Rosendale Library


Carol Garboden Murray is the Director of the Nursery School at Bard College, author of Simple Signing with Young Children, and parent to 2 sons.  Karen Pillsworth is a professional storyteller and retired kindergarten teacher.

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Rosendale Library.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Rosendale Library

A Celebration of Storytelling


For Parents and Children Ages 2-6 Years-Old


presented by

Carol Garboden Murray, Nancy Van Laan & Karen Pillsworth


  Join us in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Rosendale Library with an exciting morning of storytelling by professional authors and storytellers.  
•    A retired kindergarten teacher will delight the audience with a classic tale told in the oral tradition
•    A local children’s book author will read stories from her published collection
•    A local author will tell stories that engage children by using felt props and sign language
•    Songs and crafts will build on the storytelling experiences
•    The celebration will include an anniversary cake marking this milestone in our library’s history.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
10:00 – 11:30am
Rosendale Recreation Center

Reservations are requested.  Please sign up in the library or email info@friendsofrl.org


  Carol Garboden Murray is the Director of the Nursery School at Bard College, author of Simple Signing with Young Children, and parent to 2 sons.  Nancy Van Laan has written many books perfect for reading aloud, including With a Whoop and a Holler, an American Library Association Notable Book; and the 1990 Parents' Choice Award winner, Possum Come a-Knockin'. She is a parent of three children and grandmother of four. Karen Pillsworth is a professional storyteller.

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Rosendale Library.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Rosendale Library

The Friends of the Rosendale Library
2018 Scholarship Applications
for graduating High School students
are available at the library desk

Student must be a resident of Rosendale
Application deadline is
April  13

Decision will be made by May 10
For more information call 658-9013

Mark your Calendars


Thu, Mar 8
Comics & Characters Presentation
6-7:30pm

Sat, Mar 10
Friends of the Rosendale Library
10am 
at the Rosendale Cafe

Wed, Mar 28
60th Anniversary Local History Talk:
Linda Tantillo
7pm
at the Rosendale Community Center

Fri, Apr 13
Scholarship Applications Due!

Sat, Apr 14
Storytelling Celebration
for Young Children
at the Rosendale Community Center
10-11:30am

Wed, Apr 25
Early Literacy
Parents Workshop
7pm


(All events are at the Rosendale Library unless otherwise indicated.)

Ongoing Events:


Preschool Story Hour:

Thursdays, 10am-11:00am, at the Library


Library Board Meeting:

Third Wednesday of each month, 7:00pm, at the Library
 

Library Friends Meeting:

Bi-monthly,  for date, time and location see the calendar above or check the Friends website
Rosendale Library
845-658-9013
www.rosendalelibrary.org
264 Main St.
PO Box 482
Rosendale, NY 12472
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