As we head into the holiday season we have lots of special events coming up! Look out for our Toys For Tots boxes at the Library coming soon. Please drop off a new, unwrapped toy, and brighten up spirits for Rockland kids this season. And save the date!…The 2nd annual Light Up Stony Point is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1. We will be open until 8 pm that night. Join us for hot cocoa, crafts, and parade viewing on the lawn.
Rose Memorial Library will be closed Nov. 22, 23, and 24; Dec. 24 and 25; and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.
The Last Masterpiece: A Novel of World War II Italy, by Laura Morelli
Join us for a lively discussion of this historical fiction best-seller! Coffee and pastries provided. Grab a copy using our online catalog. (This title is also available as an ebook).
In the summer of 1943, Eva Brunner is taking photographs of Nazi-looted art hidden in the salt mines of the Austrian hinterland. Across the ocean in Connecticut, Josephine Evans is working as a humble typist at the Yale Art Gallery.
When both women are called to Italy to contribute to the war effort, neither imagines she will hold the fate of some of the world’s greatest masterpieces torn from the Uffizi Galleries and other
Florentine art collections in her hands.
But as Italy turns from ally to enemy and Hitler’s plan to destroy irreplaceable monuments and works of art becomes frighteningly clear, each woman’s race against the clock—and against one another—might demand more than they were prepared to give.
The Last Masterpiece takes readers on a heart-pumping adventure up the Italian
Inspired by the incredible true story of the Monuments Women, the Fifth Army WACs, and the looted Florentine art collections during World War II, the latest historical novel by USA Today bestselling author and art historian Laura Morelli plunges readers into the heart of war-torn Italy.
Create a winter-themed paper lantern and use pressed botanicals to decorate it. For the Winter Botanicals we will mostly use evergreen leaves, but you are welcome to bring other flowers and leaves of your own finding. They look beautiful with a tea light.
At Patriot Hills Community Center (12 Club House Ln.). Open to Stony Point residents only. $5-$10 suggested donation for yoga classes with Lonnie June. Please bring a mat for all classes.
Yoga is for EVERY body! Chair Yoga is just yoga with a prop (the chair). Although it may be especially beneficial for beginners, seniors or those recovering from injuries
GENTLE YOGA AND STRETCHING
Build strength & balance while learning breath work and mindfulness.
Let go of thought and focus on experience of the present moment with flow yoga.
Instructor Mark Breithaupt leads this Tai Chi class that can improve your strength, flexibility, and balance. All levels are welcome. Start your day off with movement & mindfulness. Meditation/relaxation at the end.
FIBER ARTS & CRAFT CIRCLE
Join us and bring your projects! All skill levels welcome. All fiber arts or ANY CRAFT projects welcome! It’s more fun and social together! Bring a new craft (and maybe we can help out) or come to lend a hand to a beginner.
Join us for a beginner’s class to explore the special quality of watercolors. We will enjoy the process and learn essential watercolor techniques as we paint. Materials are provided but feel free to bring your own, especially for the open studio.
A continuing series exploring herbal arts while learning how to make (and sample!) some preparations. Especially good for your health during cold months!
This month we will make fire cider – a classic winter immune tonic. We will also talk about the best strategies to support your immune system for cold & flu season. Come with questions, or let’s chat about anything you’d like regarding the plants or your
Let’s have some fun making slime! Join Assemblyman (and science teacher of 40 years) Christopher Eachus for an exciting, gooey, hands-on program dedicated to exploring the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). For ages 6-11.
Christine Adams will help you learn to felt a beautiful owl! Needle felting is a fiber art that involves stabbing a special needle into a piece of wool in order to stiffen and shape into it’s desired form. For grades 4-12.
Veterans Thank You Cards
Saturday, Nov. 4, 11am-1:30pm
Drop in and make a special card to say thank you to all our Veterans, in honor of Veterans Day (Nov. 11). All supplies provided and we’ll take care of the delivery.