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Adult Events for the Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library. All programs take place at our Main Library in Garnerville unless otherwise noted.

Rockland Lyric Opera

Sunday, October 1, 2:00 – 3:30pm

Enjoy Johann Strauss Jr’s Operetta “Die Fledermaus” featuring comic elements of love, revenge and mistaken identity. Registration suggested.

Yoga – Hybrid

Wednesdays, 1:30 – 2:15pm

Join this modified yoga class to help you feel less stressed and get centered. Registration required for Zoom attendance.

We’re Making It!

Wednesday, October 4, 6:30 – 7:30pm

Join us for our Fall Crafting Series for Adults and Teens. October’s Craft: Dreamcatchers. Registration required. Ages 14+

Choosing the Right College

Thursday, October 5, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Learn how to apply to colleges; when to visit them; and how to write a great college essay. Registration Suggested.

Mediumship with Shira – Virtual

Tuesday, October 5, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Psychic Shira returns to HKDPL via Zoom. Each attendee will receive a personal reading. Registration required.

Friday Matinees – 1:00pm  

October’s Theme: Based on Stephen King’s Books

October 6 – The Shining: R, 146m                                              

October 13 – The Mist: R, 126m

October 20 – The Shawshank Redemption: R, 142m  

October 27 – Misery, R, 107m

Eclipse Program 

Saturday, October 7, 12:00 – 4:00pm &

Sunday, October 8, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Get ready for the ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse happening in October with fun activities for all ages. Get your eclipse glasses when you attend any of these programs. Families welcome. No registration required.

Bee Friendly Backyards

Monday, October 9, 6:30 – 7:30pm

Learn how to attract native bees & insects to backyards and gardens by creating beautifully designed, pollinator-friendly habitats. Registration suggested.

An Evening with Poe

Thursday, October 12, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Join us for this fun, spooky, live performance of Edgar Allen Poe’s works. Presented by the Nyack Village Theatre Players. Registration suggested.

Digital Drop-In

Friday, October 13, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Learn how to use Hoopla, Libby, Mango or any of our other great digital offerings. Please bring your device with you. 

Defensive Driving

Saturday, October 14, 10:00am – 4:45pm

6-hour defensive driving course. $30 fee, check or money order (payable to IAN PRASTIEN), or credit card is required at time of sign up.

Becoming You – Virtual

Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Join us for an evening with the author, Abby Stein, as she talks about her experience, her writing and much more. Registration required.

Local Hard Cider & Apple Tasting

Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Join us for a tasting of local apples and hard ciders. A non-refundable $5 materials fee is due at registration. Must be 21+ to attend.

A Celebration of Animation

Thursday, October 19, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Watch funny snippets from the past century, play trivia, discuss the criteria used to rank characters and speak about their impact on American culture. Registration suggested.

“New Adult” Book Club

Thursday, October 19, 6:30 – 7:30pm

For adults 18-30. Join us for Seven Days in June by Tia Williams. Stop by the Reference Desk to pick up a copy of the book and register.

Fall Fest

Saturday, October 21, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Join us for a Full Day of fun! Take a walk through our vendors, play games, listen to live music and more! Bring a canned good item for our Food Drive!

Paying For College

Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 – 8:30pm

Learn how to pay for college, how to fill out the FAFSA and financial aid forms, and how to get the most scholarships and aid. For adults & teens. Registration suggested.

Mitchell’s Mellow Madness Band

Sunday, October 29, 2:00 – 3:15pm

Join us for the Jazzy, upbeat music of Mitchell’s Mellow Madness Band. Registration suggested.

We will also be holding a food drive for the entire month of October in honor of the Great Give Back on Saturday, October 21 to benefit People to People. Drop off any items at the Main Library in Garnerville.

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