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 Free New Movie! 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Sat, April 14, 1 – 3pm

 

Rated PG-13

152 minutes

  Come to the library and watch the movie Star Wars: the Last Jedi for FREE!
 
Synopsis:
  Rey learns the ways of the Force from Luke Skywalker, and develops a telepathic bond with Kylo Ren, who is struggling to master the Dark Side. Meanwhile, Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn goes on a risky mission behind enemy lines.
 

  

Drum Making with Recyclables

Sat, April 21, 1-2:30pm

 
 Come join Mr. Alex to create your own percussion instruments to take home using our collection of recyclables.  Afterwards, feel free to take a look at our book sale!
 

 

Kites!

Sat, April 28, 1-2:30pm

We’ll read the Battle of Reuben Robin together, and then create our own kites.
  If the weather cooperates, we’ll go outside and test our kites.
 

 
Storytime for 0-3 yr olds

Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 am

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   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.
 

 
 
Little Brainstormers 
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. 
 
Apr 6    – Dinosaurs
Apr 13  – Books
Apr 20 – Recycling
Apr 27  – Colors
 
 
 

 
STEAM Story Hour
for 5-8yr olds
Fridays 4-5pm
 

 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.
 
Apr 6   –  Excavation
Apr 13 –  Libraries
Apr 20 – Reusing Materials 
Apr 27 – Glue from Milk
 
 
 

 
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.
 
 
 

Apr 3: 3D Printing 4pm

Apr 3:  4pm – Come create your own 3D models in Tinkercad, and then get them printed.
 
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Apr 10: Library Scavenger Hunt

Apr 10:  4pm –  Learn about the different sections of the library in a scavenger hunt to celebrate National Library Week.
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Apr 17: Bottle Friction Experiment

Apr 17:  4pm –  Explore some properties of friction by having a bottle race (like the turtle and the hare). We will meet downstairs for this experiment.
 
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Apr 24: Fun with Microscopes

Apr 24:  4pm – Use our microscope to look at different things you find outside. Discover new tiny worlds!
 

 
 Tech Nights (9-14yr olds)
Wednesdays from 6-7pm
 
Our schedule this month is:
 

 

Apr 4, 6pm-7:30pm

LEGO Club:  

  Join us and play with our LEGO sets!  We have robotic LEGOs for those who are interested. 

  We are building a competitive LEGO Robotics team whose goal is to compete in the Hudson Valley FIRST LEGO League in the Fall of 2018.  FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an organization which fosters creativity and engineering skills.  FIRST LEGO League is the LEGO robotics competition for kids in grades 4-8.  Elementary and middle school-aged students research a real-world engineering challenge, develop a solution, and compete with LEGO-based robots of their own design.

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BOB-Battle of the Books
 
 

Apr 11, 6pm-7pm

Battle of the Books Meeting

  Each year, the Mid-Hudson Library System hosts a trivia competition about 8 books.  The kids read the 8 books, and then participate in a “battle”, which is really just a trivia contest about the books they’ve read.  The Town of Esopus Library is putting together a team to compete in the 2018 Middle School Battle of the Books.  To participate, you must be going into grades 6-9 in the fall of 2018.  The Battle takes place in the fall of 2018.
 
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Apr 18,  6pm-7pm

Beads

Come out at discover what Perler bead creations are. We’ll make our own bead creations using a pegboard, beads, an iron, and parchment paper.
 
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Apr 25, 5:30pm-7:45pm

The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Rated PG
137 minutes

Synopsis:
Deep into a swaying and lush bamboo forest, Okina, an elderly farmer, stumbles upon a mysteriously glowing bamboo stalk, that from within, a minuscule fairy-like creature enfolded in a royal robe sprouts before his amazed eyes. Without delay, the ageing man rushes to his wife, Ona, only to witness, much to their surprise, the tiny nymph transform into a baby. In the end, as the infant grows exponentially into a fine girl, the humble couple will take her to the capital, Kyoto, to make her an aristocratic and well-mannered lady worthy of Japan’s most powerful suitors. But is this Princess Kaguya’s fate?

 

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