Children’s & Youth
Garden Seed Planting
Sat, March 24, 1-2:30pm
Come out and help us plant our broccoli & lettuce! We’ll be outside preparing the gardens for planting and then planting seeds into pots to start them inside.
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.
Mar 2 – Dr. Seuss’ Birthday
Mar 9 – Boats
Mar 16 – Rainbows (Cancelled to deal with technology issues)
Mar 23 – People Movers
Mar 30 – Gravity
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.
Mar 2 – DIY Seuss like books
Mar 9 – Soap Propulsion
Mar 16 – Light Color Mixing (Cancelled to deal with technology issues)
Mar 23 – Elevators – how they work!
Mar 30 – Our Solar System
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.
Mar 6: Friendship Bracelets
Mar 6: 4pm – Learn how to make you own friendship bracelets from embroidery floss.
Mar 13: Puppets!
Mar 13: 4pm – Create your own paper bag puppets to take home using our supplies.
Mar 20: Duct Tape Wallet
Mar 20: 4pm – We will use Duct Tape to create our own Wallets/ Purses.
Mar 27: Paper Airplanes
Mar 27: 4pm – Create the farthest flying paper airplane! Try new designs and see which work the best
Tech Nights (9-14yr olds)
Wednesdays from 6-7pm
Our schedule this month is:
Mar 7, 6pm-7pmLEGO 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.
Mar 14, 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.
Mar 21, 6pm-7pmDIY Duct Tape Phone Case
Using colorful duct tape, we will be making a case for you
to keep your phone or other stuff in.
Mar 28, 6pm-7:45pm
Kubo and the Two Strings
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father. Along the way, he battles the vengeful Moon King and two evil twin sisters with his “shamisen”, a magical stringed instrument.
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