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Did You Know: Library Trustee Election is Jan 12

VoteButton201303Did you know…that the Nyack Trustee Board election will be held on Monday, Jan 12 from 10a-7:30p at the library ?

If you are 18 years of age and live in Nyack, South Nyack, Upper Nyack and Grandview, you are eligible to vote. Trustees Peter Danish, Karen Roberts, and Chris Bresnan are up for re-election. The public is being asked to approve the board’s nominations to fill these positions. All three candidates are running unopposed.

The Trustee Board is responsibilities for adopting library policy, choosing and supervising the library director, adopting a budget and overseeing its administration, and obtaining financial support for the library.

The Nyack Library has an annual budget of nearly $3 million, mostly raised by a library tax. Trustees must be capable of reading and understanding financial statements utilizing balance sheet accounting.

In addition, each trustee is expected to assist in building and maintaining strong financial support for the library in the community, such as assisting in the library’s ongoing fundraising efforts.

Here’s the week at a glance
at the Nyack Library.


  • Shakespeare Discussion Group,
    4 – 5:30p
  • FREE Assistance with
    NYS Health Insurance Programs, 5p


  • Cuentos, Canciones y Artesania, 1p
  • Tuesdays at Two Film: Blue Hawaii


Microsoft Word Basics Workshop, a six-week facilitated Universal Class workshop. Registration is required for all weeks. Visit for more info or email Dane Paciarello.


Group Read: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Read and discuss by chapters of this book that highlights the issues of race in America and how that has grown increasingly connected with our criminal justice system. Led by Abbie Huff


Carnegie Concert Series- Life & Times of Chopin, 7:30p

Artistic Director Yashar Yaslowitz performs part one of five concerts dedicated to the Life & Times of Frederic Chopin, featuring his most essential piano music: The Complete Mazurkas, Nocturnes, Ballades, Scherzos, & Other Works.

Have a question or a fun fact you want to know? We’re looking for suggestions for our weekly Did You Know fact. Write to info@NyackNewsAndViews with your suggestions.

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