The Great Give Back

Starting in October!


If you’ve ever wanted to give back to your community, but didn’t know how, here’s your chance! We’re hosting a Knit-A-Thon! Participants will knit a scarf to be donated to a local charity as part of as part of The Great Give Back, an event to provide patrons of NYS public libraries with the opportunity to participate in meaningful, service-oriented experiences.


Saturday, Oct. 19 @ 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 26 @ 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 2 @ 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 9 @ 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Refreshments will be served!


New to knitting? Join us at KnitWits to learn the basics:

Saturday, Sept. 14 & Oct. 12 @ 2-3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 17 & Oct. 15 @ 5-6:30 p.m.


You can also help out by donating some of the items on our Amazon wishlist here.

Any color yarn will do, and all materials can also be purchased at local craft stores like Michael’s or Joann Fabrics. Please be sure to purchase the specified type of yarn and needle size.


Completed scarves will be donated to Jan Peek House Shelter in Peekskill, NY, a shelter for homeless adults.

Sign up today!


Click here to view the Great Give Back flyer Knit-A-Thon flyer (PDF).