BRiDGES: Advancing Autonomy for People with Disabilities
Thursday, September 6, 11 am – 2pm
A representative from BRiDGES of Rockland County will be on site at the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library to distribute information and answer questions about BRiDGES services. BRiDGES is a community-based peer-driven, cross-disability, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advocacy and providing services on behalf of people with disabilities.
For the month of September, the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library presents What Lies Before Us: New Paintings by Dan Lukens. An artist's reception will take place on Sunday, September 16th from 2 - 4 p.m. The reception will coincide with Piermont's Art in the Park. All are welcome. For more info visit: danlukensart.com or piermontlibrary.org
This talk will examine author Thomas Berger’s life and his time in Piermont, while placing Neighbors in context of both time and place – evaluating its relevance today and its place in a modern canon of social reflection. Join us for this village-wide reading event.
We've read and discussed the book. Now join us for a screening of the 1981 film adaptation of Thomas Berger's novel Neighbors followed by a brief group discussion of reactions to the film, comparison and contrast with the book, etc.
For the month of August, the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library's gallery space will feature a library fundraising exhibition entitled Amusements: Digital Photography by Jessica Bowen. An artist's reception will be held Sunday, August 5th from 2 to 4 pm. Ms. Bowen celebrated her 10th anniversary as Piermont's Library Director in June of 2018. This exhibit is a fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting the library. Click here for more information.
Presented by the Master Gardeners of the Rockland County Cornell Cooperative Extension, this STEAM-oriented, multi-faceted, educational, and fun-packed hour program is geared for children entering Grades 1-4. Children will be introduced to seven exotic, strange, and colorful rainy jungle birds after they have brainstormed what is necessary for any winged creatures to adapt to their environments. Tropical birdwatcher Karen will next take the children on a magical virtual journey where they will learn the legend of a tiny hummingbird who becomes King of Guatemala. Call 845-359-4595 and Click HERE for more information
Qi Zhao is an artist that discovered her artistic gift through her life long pursuit for peace. Through her lens, she has captured the world through a dream. Qi Zhao is an arts with insight, passion and a unique perspective. As one explores her pictures, one begins to truly appreciate her use of colors, compositions and the wave of calm and peace that washes over her audience.
Exhibit runs through Tuesday, September 18, 2018
For the month of July, the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library presents Andrew Weatherly: The Art Beyond a Syndrome. An Artist's Reception and brief talk will take place on Sunday, July 15th, from 2 - 4 PM. All are welcome. Click here for more information.
On July 14th from noon to 10 p.m., Piermont Avenue will be closed to traffic for the village’s annual Bastille Day celebration. French flags will flap along the avenue where restaurants and shops will have outdoor tables. The streets will fill with live music and the pleasant aromas of traditional French, Italian, Continental, Mexican, Irish and American cuisine served by local restaurants. Witness a re-enactment of the storming of the Bastille. There will be a guillotine on display, albeit with a wooden blade. Click HERE for more information