Children’s & Youth
New Saturday Storytimes!
Starting May 12th & 19th
Many of you cannot make it during the week with your little ones because you are busy. This is finally your opportunity to attend our storytime!
All ages are welcome.
Join Mr. Alex on most Saturdays for music, stories, feeding the fish, visiting our garden, and a parade with a purple or green trombone!
Storytime for 0-3 yr olds
Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 am
Interactive time with the parents and kids. We’ll read stories, play, sing songs, feed the fish (weather permitting), visit the garden (weather permitting), and have a musical parade around the library led by Mr. Alex and his green trombone. Now with Sign Language Interpreting by our volunteer Adrienne Klonfas.
for 3-5yr olds
Fridays 10:30-11:30 am
Little Brainstormers is our weekly story time followed by a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activity.
Sing songs, read books on our theme, play with science experiments, and parade around the library with Mr. Alex! Now with Sign Language Interpreting by our volunteer Adrienne Klonfas. If the weather cooperates, we’ll go outside to feed the fish and visit the garden.
May 4 – Garden Planting
May 11 – Crafts for Mom on Mother’s Day
May 18 – Fish
May 25 – Play-Doh
STEAM Story Hour
for 5-8yr olds
We will read a book or two followed by a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activity.
We read, sing, play, and have fun! Come on out and join us.
May 4 – Garden Bugs
May 11 – Mother’s Day Crafts
May 18 – Carp
May 25 – Make Your Own Play-Doh
Afterschool STEAM time (9-12yr olds)
Tuesdays from 4-5pm
From 4-5pm on Tuesdays we get together and explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
May 1, 4 pm: Coding in Scratch
Use Scratch, a programming language built for teaching programming to children to create your own computer programs!
May 8, 4 pm: Battle of the Books
Come find out about our Battle of the Books competition! Battle of the Books is a trivia contest between 23 libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System. Each Team puts up 5 players who get to answer questions about 8 books. We have the books available in the library to check out to team members.
May 15, 4 pm: Make Your Own Speaker
We’ll be making our own speakers from common household items to show how speakers work. If you have old broken headphones, please bring them so we can reuse the wire.
May 22, 4 pm: Make Your Own Cloud Dough
We’ll experiment with making our own Cloud dough from flour and oil. Cloud Dough should be light, airy, silky, smooth, and moldable.
May 29, 4 pm: Catapults
Build your own catapults using Popsicle sticks, rubber bands and glue.
Tech Nights (9-14yr olds)
Wednesdays from 6-7pm
Our schedule this month is:
May 2, 6 pm-7:30 pm
Join us and play with our LEGO sets! We have robotic LEGOs for those
who are interested.
May 9, 6 pm-7:30 pm
Wii Dance Games
Come out and play Dance Dance Revolution on our Wii with up to 4 players at a time!
Balloon Powered Cars
Create a balloon powered car using a balloon, straws, rubber bands, Popsicle sticks and some wheels.
May 23, 6-6:30 pm
Pre-Movie Discussion of Black Panther
We’ll meet up briefly and talk about the Black Panther in the Teen Room before the movie is shown downstairs at 6:30pm.
Free Movie: Black Panther at 6:30 pm
Synopsis: A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world. Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country’s natural resources to fund an uprising.
May 30, 6-7 pm
Plastic Lace Crafts
Come out and make some different plastic lace crafts. We’ll have gimp with different colors to use in creating bracelets and keychain crafts.
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