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July 2021

The Bert Rechtschaffer Trio – A Family Jazz Concert

July 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Desmond Fish Public Library, Address here
City, NY 564546 United States

Join us for a Jazz Concert with the whole family. The Bert Rechtshaffer Trio will perform on the Library Lawn on Sunday, July 25th at 4:30 pm. Space is limited and registration is required. Register here.  This is the first of four free concerts in our 2021 Family Concert Series which is made possible, in part, through the Putnam Arts Council’s Arts Link Grant Program, with pubic funds provided through the NY State Council on the Arts with support from…

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STEAM Punks Hybrid Camp 2021

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until July 29, 2021

This year, we're excited to announce that our annual S.T.E.A.M. Punks science camp will take place on a hybrid schedule, with two days (Monday & Wednesday) online and two days (Tuesday & Thursday) in-person outdoors at the Library. We will host two, identical four-day sessions, each available to eight learners grades 2-7. Session One takes place July 12th-15th and Session Two July 26th-29th from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Instructors are fully vaccinated. Focusing on the intersection of technology and the arts, the STEAM…

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Weekly Events

Mon 26

STEAM Punks Hybrid Camp 2021

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 27

New Parents and Infants Online Support Group

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue 27

STEAM Punks Hybrid Camp 2021

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 28

Music and Movement on the Library Lawn

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wed 28

Storytime on the Lawn

July 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

New + Recommended Reads

Your Virtual Library

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:30pm on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube, join our Mrs. Merry, our librarians, and special community guests for Virtual Storytime! And each Tuesday at 6pm, join Digital Services Coordinator Ryan Biracree and his assistant Tabitha for simple science experiments you can do at home.

Homework Help & Learning

Need help with your homework, research for a project, help preparing for a test, or just want the answer to that perplexing question? We’re here to help! Check out our Research & Learn page for even more resources.

Where to Play

Local Parks
Here at the Library

There’s lots of discover inside AND outside of the library –– our entire grounds are open to the public for play and exploration. Can you find butterflies in the lavender garden? Evidence of bats in our bathouses? What kind of animal tracks can you find –– fox, rabbit, raccoon, even coyote? Make sure to tell a librarian what you discover!