The Start of Your Immigrant Ancestor’s Life in America

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

Your family's adventure begins! After they stepped off the boat onto this new and unfamiliar land, how did your ancestors go about starting their new life in America? Learn about the experience of the 1850-1920 European immigrants and the paper trails they left behind with genealogist Sarah Gutmann. The Zoom invitation will be included with […]

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Event Series Cortlandt Stamp Club

Cortlandt Stamp Club

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

Join a group of worldwide stamp collectors to trade stamps, have talks on various topics, give demonstrations, and more. Adults, teens, and youths under 12 with adult are welcomed. No registration required.

Free

Thursday Movie Matinee: “Origin” (PG-13)

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

Join us upstairs in the Community Room. No registration required. A biographical drama written and directed by Ava DuVernay, based on the life of Isabel Wilkerson, played by Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, as she writes the book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents while grappling with personal tragedy. Over the course of the film, Wilkerson travels throughout […]

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A Journey Through the Chakras

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

This workshop, led by Ann Elizabeth Byrne from Hudson Valley Meditation & Reiki, explores the Chakra System. Find out just what the Chakras are and how they affect our wellness. Follow this journey with handout information for your reference as we discuss the major seven chakras and how these energy centers relate to various aspects […]

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Wednesday Evening Book Club

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

Beautiful Country: A Memoir of an Undocumented Childhood by Qian Julie Wang A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world—an incandescent debut from an astonishing new talent • A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA PICK In Chinese, the word for America, […]

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Thursday Matinee Movie: “Nowhere Special” (NR)(2020)

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

John, a thirty-four-year-old window cleaner in Northern Ireland, given only a few months to live, attempts to find a new, perfect family for his three-year-old son, determined to shield him from the terrible reality of the situation.  Starring James Norton.  Certified Fresh 100% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes! (96 min.)

Free

New York Blood Center Blood Drive

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

NYBC has continued collecting blood throughout the pandemic as the need for blood certainly has not stopped during these trying times. NYBC is implementing modifications to our collections to provide a controlled and safe environment to our staff and donors. Here are the steps NYBC is taking to make sure mobile blood drive set-ups are […]

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Fall Fairy Garden with Succulent Plants

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

Summer is coming to an end, and fall is just around the corner. Get a head start to celebrate the beginning of fall by creating your own fall-themed fairy garden! Basic supplies will be included in the materials fee (i.e., pots, potting soil, succulent plugs, fairies, etc.), but feel free to bring your own fall […]

$5.00

Thursday Matinee Movie: “American Fiction” (R) (2023)

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

A novelist who is fed up with the establishment profiting from Black entertainment uses a pen name to write a book that propels him into the heart of the hypocrisy and madness he claims to disdain.  Starring Jeffrey Wright, Sterling K. Brown and Tracey Ellis Ross.  Oscar Winner for Best Adapted Screenplay. (117 min.)

Free

An Afternoon of Food, Fun, and Favorites

Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose

Join fellow patrons for an afternoon of food, fun, and favorites! This will be a potluck affair but with a theme. August's theme is chocolate to celebrate . . . CHOCOLATE! (Why not??) Please choose a favorite recipe, sweet or savory, to prepare and share with your fellow foodies. Once chosen, send your recipe to […]

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