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Thank you for visiting our website! Please come and visit our lovely library too!

Sincerely, Maureen Garcia ~Director

UPCOMING FREE PROGRAMS:

THIS FRIDAY!! Nature’s Palette: Catskill Mountain Mineral Pigments

A Presentation by Local Artist

Laura Leigh Lanchantin

Laura Leigh Lanchantin is a fine artist and instructor focused in oil and watercolor painting. Inspired by nature, Laura blurs the line between abstraction and landscape. Laura completes most of her work layering stone pigments that she creates from Catskill Mountain sedimentary rock. Laura does most of her work “en plein air”, or outdoors. Join us as Laura unveils the research she has conducted over the last year; an artist’s perspective of Catskill sedimentary minerals. Laura will discuss local geology, the stone-grinding process, and her unique studio practice.

Friday, September 22nd at 7:00pm

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Don’t Forget to signup for CGCC Non-Credit Classes! 

Get Started with Microsoft Word

Participants will learn how to create, format and edit a document. Basic file management such as naming, saving and printing a document are introduced as are Word formatting features such as changing font, color, type, size, and applying styles along with adjusting page margins and line breaks. Participants will complete 3 projects, typing a letter, creating a flyer and creating mailing labels. No prior computer skill is required however touch typing skills are recommended. Computers are available at the library for use during class. Optionally, participants may bring their own laptops with Microsoft Word or Office installed.

Tuesday Sept 26th and Thursday Sept 28th  from 6:30pm to 8:00pm Fee: $28.00

Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

Participants will learn how to create and edit a PowerPoint Presentation. The course will cover the basic steps and functions to create a presentation such as adding a new slide and choosing a layout. In addition participants will name and save their slideshow, experiment with various backgrounds and fonts, add graphics and pictures as well as special effects like transitions. No prior computer experience is required, however touch typing skills are recommended. Computers are available at the library for use during class. Optionally, participants may bring their own laptops with MS PowerPoint or MS Office installed.

Tuesday October 17th and Thursday October 19th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Fee: $28.00

Instructor: Carmella Renna, LMS – is the District Librarian at Hunter-Tannersville School District, an information literacy specialist and teacher.

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 Come to the Mountain Top Library and get your very own LIBRARY CARD!!!

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Peace Village Workshop and Meditation HERE at the Mountain Top Library

Wednesday, September 27th from 6 to 7:30 pm

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Author Talk on Saturday, October, 7th at 4pm!

A military history of breathtaking sweep and scope, A Savage War reveals how the Civil War ushered in the age of modern warfare.

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friends of the lib

 “The Friends of the Mountain Top Library” is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the library and keeping the love of reading alive in our community.  We meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:00PM in the Library and our activities include a book donation to the pre K and K classes of HTCSD Elementary School; the Dennis Lucas JR annual scholarship for best essay to a HTCSD Senior; our annual High Tea and Silent Auction; as well as several book and bake sales.

Membership is $10 for single and $20 for family.

 Please make checks payable to “The Friends of the Mountain Top Library,” PO Box 427, Tannersville NY, 12485 or drop off your membership fee at the Library. Please include your name, address and email with your check or cash for our records and mailing list for events and notifications.

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AND WAY MORE FREE PROGRAMS TO COME!

Check out these weekly and biweekly FREE happenings as well…

DROP-IN CRAFTS Every Saturday

Get Crafty! Every Saturday from 10am to 5pm we offer a free kids craft!

 

MAHJONG CLUB meets every Monday at 10AM

Let us know if you are interested in running your own game club!

 

 

ESL (English as a Second Language) every Monday 5:00-7:00PM

All are welcome! Please stop by if you are new to the area. No need to register beforehand.        

 

FREE Health Care Assistance at the Mountain Top Library by Appointment

Two different local agencies available to assist you with your health insurance needs

To schedule your appointment or for more information, visit http://www.columbiahealthnet.org/programs/navigator/ or http://allianceforpositivehealth.org

 

Shop on AMAZON.COM and Help Support the Mountain Top Library!

Next time you shop online, visit
http://www.smile.amazon.com

Choose “Mountain Top Library” as your charity organization and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to your favorite library!

     

 

Pictures of our newly renovated library are up!

After eight years, our renovations are finally complete!

Pictures of our new renovation are online, and they can be found in our About Us section.

eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

Tannersville Website

Visit the highest incorporated village in the Catskills, and the home of our library: http://tannersvilleny.org/

Online Catalog Help Center

Check out the newly updated Online Catalog Help Center with new information and video guides for downloading eBooks and Audiobooks, Reading History, Advanced Searching and much more.

tumblebooksTumbleBooks are electronic versions of kids’ favorite picture books with added animation, sound, music and narration.

Job & Career Help

Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.

Learn a foreign language fast!

Looking for fun, interactive language lessons? Lessons available in over 30  languages !

Need to repair your car?

Wondering if your car has a recall? Get the full Chilton Manual for any car through our website! With your library card you get anytime, anywhere access for every domestic and foreign automobile and light truck.