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December news from Red Hook Public Library:

Beekeeping 101 Jan 13

bee hiveBeekeeper extraordinaire Remco Krafft will arrive in full regalia at 6 p.m. Tuesday January 13, when he explains how to start a backyard hive (just in time to order bees for this coming spring.) Kids welcome. This program is free & open to the public.

Wine Making 101 Jan 16

wine-making-620x330You’ll want to raise a glass at 6 p.m. Friday, January 16, when award-winning beer and wine maker Bruce Fanconi of Party Creations leads a Wine Making 101. Attendees will have a chance to see how to create their own as well as sample some varieties. This program is free and open to the public; it is appropriate for those 21 years old and older.

Tree to Table: Maple Syrup Workshop Jan 24

Gathering-Maple-SyrupFind out how to make the sweet stuff at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 24, when Pete LaValle, co-owner of Platte Creek Maple Syrup, takes you through the process of making your own syrup during Tree to Table: Making Maple Syrup.  A limited number of free taps will be available to participants. This program is free and open to the public.

What Do You Geek?

Get a Job!

job search 01Frustrated with your job search? Need help with a resume? Make an appointment for a 45-minute, one-on-one help session writing resumes, online job searches and online applications at Red Hook Public Library. Job Search 101 clinics will take place from 3 to 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Red Hook Public Library.

This service is free and open to the public. Please call the library at 845-758-3241 to schedule an appointment. The Employment Clinic is made possible by Dutchess County One-Stop, the Department of Labor and Red Hook Public Library.

NYS Health Exchange Navigators

health exchange 04It’s open enrollment time at the New York State Health Exchange. Red Hook Public Library will be offering sessions with Navigators to help citizens sign up for the various health plans from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each Monday in November and December.

These are private sessions; please call 1-800-453-4666 to schedule an appointment.

This service is free and open to the public.