Monthly Archives: April 2020

Reading Joy in the Time of Coronavirus

No motivation to read while quarantined?  Please click on the link below for suggestions… http://www.slj.com/?detailStory=reading-joy-time-of-coronavirus-distraction-donalyn-miller

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Listing of Orange County Farms selling fresh products!

Check out the link below for Orange County farms in the area selling fresh produce,  dairy products,etc. OCT-Farms-List-r2 Help support our farmers in these trying times….buy local!  

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Thursday, April 23, 2020 – Online Poetry Reading Collaboration – We are still accepting poems!

We are still accepting poems for the Online Poetry Reading Collaboration!!   Send your poems to:  gwinterpoetry@gmail.com On April 23rd, the poems will be posted on a dedicated webpage or separate Facebook page.   Let’s see where this goes!  As always, … Continue reading

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Check out DK findout!

https://www.dkfindout.com/us/   What is  for you and your child? DKfindout! allows your child to search, learn, and explore information on a safe and secure site. Perfect for help with homework, DK’s clear, reliable, and highly visual content covers all curriculum subjects … Continue reading

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Rave Reviews by Jean Eustance May 2020

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Hey kids…..it’s the Reading Song! Listen……

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Important “NYS MENTAL HEALTH HOT LINES”

The New York State Office of Mental Health has created a mental health hotline for those in need. Hotlines: Crisis Text Line: New York State has partnered with Crisis Text Line, an anonymous texting service available 24/7. Starting a conversation is easy. Text GOT5 … Continue reading

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Spring 2020 Bestsellers

Please click on the link below for the Spring (April, May, June) Bestsellers list! https://www.libraryaware.com/1328/Posts/View/cd922a3f-e82f-4e03-ae61-4ac30dd0665d#page=1

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Celebrate Earth Day, April 22nd

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Thursday, April 23, 2020 – Online Poetry Reading Collaboration – We are still accepting poems!

We are still accepting poems for the Online Poetry Reading Collaboration!!   Send your poems to:  gwinterpoetry@gmail.com On April 23rd, the poems will be posted on a dedicated webpage or seperate Facebook page.   Let’s see where this goes!  As always, … Continue reading

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Visit Wizarding World – the home of Harry Potter

Official home of Harry Potter & Fantastic Beasts. Discover your Hogwart’s House, create a Wizarding Passport & unlock more magic with Wizarding World Gold To visit , please click on the following link! https://www.wizardingworld.com/

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A letter from James Clinton to his brother, Governor George Clinton, in 1778 regarding the spread of infectious disease

Provided by Kieran O’Keefe: The spread of infectious disease was always a concern in early Newburgh. This letter was written by James Clinton to his brother George Clinton in 1778. George was then the governor of New York and later … Continue reading

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Orange County Semiquincentennial Commission Conference Open to the Public Friday, April 17th from 2-2:40PM

Orange County Semiquincentennial Commission to Convene on Zoom Video Conference On Friday, April 17th from 2-2:40PM, members of the Orange County Semiquincentennial Commission and interested members of the public are invited to attend a discussion about plans for upcoming programs related … Continue reading

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The Academy of American Poets Invites You to Participate in “Shelter in Poems”

April is poetry month! The Academy of American Poets invites the public to join in a new initiative called Shelter in Poems. To learn more, please click on the link below: https://poets.org/academy-american-poets-invites-you-participate-shelter-poems

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Attention: For seniors who have not filed income taxes for 2018-2019 or longer

The Department of the Treasury announced on April 1 that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an economic impact payment.  The IRS will … Continue reading

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National Junior Master Gardener Group on Facebook Live 

Junior Master Gardeners JOIN US for the first ever virtual National Junior Master Gardener Group on Facebook Live beginning April 2nd! Sessions start April 2nd and will continue every Tuesday & Thursday 2:00pm (EST) and last approx. 20 minutes Garden activities will be led … Continue reading

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