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
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.
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.
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.
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.
For a list of items requested, please visit: https://bit.ly/ggb2023