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- 08https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/monday-matinee-46/2:00 PM-4:30 PMJul/Mon/2019
Stars: Kelly Macdonald
1h 43 min
Spend an entertaining afternoon with us enjoying a newly released film.
We’ll have popcorn but please feel free to bring your own snack and beverage.
This afternoon movie presentation is for an adult audience.
Please observe the film’s ratings.
See you at the movies!https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/minecraft-monday-3/4:30 PM-5:30 PMJul/Mon/2019
Play competitive games in either creative or survival mode. See who can build the coolest structure, compete to gather the most resources, fight monsters, and more!https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/project-do-something-7/6:00 PM-8:00 PMJul/Mon/2019
Project Do Something is a community service organization that meets on Monday nights during the summer to work on small but impact-full projects to better our community. Earn community service hours while having fun with your friends.
- 09https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/k-8-community-service-club-grades-k-8-2/9:30 AM-10:30 AMJul/Tue/2019
Tuesdays, 9:30 am-10:30 am – Ms. Carla
There are two sessions of this program. Please pay special attention to when you are registered.
Complete community service projects of all kinds. Older participants will be given leadership opportunity helping younger children with the activities. All community service activities will happen in the library.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/baby-bounce-and-groove-0-18-months-and-a-caregiver-2-2-2-2/10:00 AM-10:45 AMJul/Tue/2019
Tuesdays 10:00-10:45 am – Ms. Neena
Early literacy is an important part of a baby’s healthy development. We read, sing, babble, and bounce together. Learn resources to use at home and meet other caregivers. Ends with social play.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/k-8-community-service-club-grades-k-8/11:00 AM-12:00 PMJul/Tue/2019
Tuesdays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm – Ms. Carla
There are multiple sessions of this program. Please pay special attention to when you are registered.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/kid-dnd-collaborative-storytelling-grades-3-5/1:00 PM-2:00 PMJul/Tue/2019
Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm– Ms. Carla
Create a cool character and come along on this story based adventure where you control where the story goes. This is a simplified version of the game ever popular Dungeons and Dragons, designed for kids. No experience necessary–this program is ideal for anyone who loves mysteries, adventure, and fun, regardless of if they enjoy fantasy.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/hatha-yoga-in-the-afternoon-with-maria-polhemus-23/1:00 PM-2:00 PMJul/Tue/2019
Hatha Yoga is one of the most popular relaxing forms of exercise.
Come spend an hour with us and enjoy a new found path to tranquility.
Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or blanket.
Each session ends with a guided meditation.
Program fee:$4.00.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/rookie-readers-ages-3-5-and-grades-2-5/2:30 PM-3:00 PMJul/Tue/2019
There are two sessions of this program. Please pay special attention to the time you are registered for.
Tuesdays, 2:30-3:00 pm OR 3:15-3:45 pm – Ms. Carla
Build early literacy and school readiness skills in this engaged reading program. Preschoolers read and chat with elementary aged buddies, who model great reading. These elementary readers get to practice reading to someone who won’t notice their mistakes and really loves stories. Everyone benefits when kids read together!https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/rookie-readers-ages-3-5-and-grades-2-5-2/3:15 PM-3:45 PMJul/Tue/2019
Tuesdays, 2:30-3:00 pm OR 3:15-3:45 pm – Ms. Carlahttps://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/gardening-club-3/4:00 PM-5:00 PMJul/Tue/2019
The Pawling Library is starting a vegetable and herb garden! Gardening Club will meet once a week to plant and tend the garden and learn about gardening and the environment.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/roblox-group/5:30 PM-6:30 PMJul/Tue/2019
Engage with your peers in a series of online games or make your own scenarios to share! Roblox meets in the upstairs annex.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/reserved-37/7:00 PM-8:00 PMJul/Tue/2019
Tuesday, July 9
At this creative and fun presentation designer Allison Miller of Allison Grace Design will introduce you to the interior design process as well as current trends and how to avoid common pitfalls. She’ll instruct you how to approach a construction or decorating project, including planning, budget, resources and finding a contractor. You’ll learn about areas of design such as space planning, kitchen and bath design, lighting, paint color selection, window treatment options, as well as wall decor, furniture and fabric selections.
Following the presentation will be a Q & A.
Lots of samples will be on hand for you to view
and be inspired.
Please join us.
Find your style to create the home of your dreams!
About our presenter: Allison Miller has been working in the interior design industry for 20 years. After graduating from the University of Vermont with a degree in Art and Art History, her love of textiles drew her to interior design. She flourished as a window treatment and soft-goods designer and then went on to establish East Hill Design, a handbag company that utilized the unique fabrics she used in interior design. Allison then moved to California to further her design career and obtain a degree in Interior Design. While in California she worked as a designer and project manager for firms doing high-profile jobs such as the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Nordic Natural’s new headquarters, and private residences throughout Silicon Valley, Monterey, and the San Lucia Preserve in Carmel. Allison also became immersed in the green industry, managing the construction of the LEED certified Gaia Hotel & Spa and working as a designer for the first sustainable furnishings showroom in Northern California. Now located in the Hudson Valley of New York, Allison looks forward to sharing her experience and creativity with you.
- 10https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/core-literacy-space-explorers-ages-3-5-6/10:00 AM-11:30 AMJul/Wed/2019
Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30 am – Ms. Neena
This summer, we’re learning all about space! This weekly program will feature literacy and STEM building crafts, stories, outdoor games, and sensory projects that explore all things out of this world. A small snack will be provided to each participant each week.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/world-builder-wednesday/12:30 PM-1:30 PMJul/Wed/2019
Brainstorm, plan, create, and build something in a wilderness map in Minecraft! Cooperate with your peers to bring your vision for a fictional world to life!https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/slime-y-science-grades-k-2/1:30 PM-2:30 PMJul/Wed/2019
Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm – Ms. Carla
It’s science and it’s slime! We will discover and create all things slimy, goopy, and fantastically freaky. Please wear clothes that can get messy.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/teen-kid-buddy-book-club-developing-readers-entering-grades-1-5/3:00 PM-4:00 PMJul/Wed/2019
Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00 pm – Ms. Carla
Kids and teen/tween volunteers 11 and up team up to complete a weekly reading and themed challenge in this literacy focused hour. The teens assist children with difficult words and confusing concepts while reading. The program ends with a team game or activity that makes reading fun!
We are also looking for tweens and teens 11 and up to volunteer with this program. Connect any interested volunteer to firstname.lastname@example.org or https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/volunteers-and-lead-interns/https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/middle-school-battle-of-the-books/4:30 PM-6:00 PMJul/Wed/2019
Team meeting and practice for the Middle School Battle of the Books
The Battle of the Books is a fun competition between libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System. Teams read the same books and compete against each other in a round robin style trivia competition. This year the books for the Middle School Team are: Doll Bones by Holly Black, It Ain’t so Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas, Ranger’s Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan, First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez, Super Max and the Mystery of Thornwood’s Revenge by Susan Vaught, and Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk.
On July 24 we will meet at the Patterson Library to practice battling against them, and on August 7 other teams will join us at the Pawling Library to practice.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/the-evening-book-club-23/6:30 PM-7:30 PMJul/Wed/2019
Wednesday, July 10
The book club will be discussing Blackberry Winter, by Sarah Jio.
Share your passion for reading.
Enjoy friendly discussions about your favorite books.
This evening is for you.
Book selections are made by our members.
- 11https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/toddlers-in-training-18-30-months-and-a-caregiver-2-2-2-2/10:00 AM-10:45 AMJul/Thu/2019
Thursdays, 10:00-10:45 am- Ms. Neena
Does your baby love to bounce and play? Join Ms. Neena for a story, singing, and rhyming sure to get baby giggling. All activities are designed to enhance attention and focus, familiarize children with the fundamentals of reading and talking, and instill a love of reading. The program ends with a 10-15 minute social play session or baby-safe art activity.10:00 AM-12:00 PMJul/Thu/2019Pawling Free Library, Library Annex, and Courtyardhttps://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/core-literacy-star-command-ages-7-10/11 Broad Street, Pawling, NY 12564
Thursdays, 10:00 am -12:00 pm – Ms. Carla
This summer, we’re learning all about space! This weekly program will feature literacy and STEM building crafts, stories, outdoor games, and sensory projects that explore all things out of this world. Activities specially designed to fight the summer slide and keep school skills sharp. A small snack will be provided to each participant each week.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/food-science-grades-2-5/1:30 PM-2:30 PMJul/Thu/2019
Thursdays, 1:30-2:30 pm – Ms. Carla
We will be exploring edible experiments and crazy chemistry concoctions. Families with allergy concerns should contact us in advance of the program for accommodation needs. We are happy to make our plans work for your family.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/summer-sensory-ages-3-5/3:00 PM-4:00 PMJul/Thu/2019
Thursday, 7/11, 3:00-4:00 pm – Ms. Neena
This is the first of two Summer Sensory programs. Families are welcome to attend one or both as they are able.
Sensory activities are a great way to engage learning through play. We will read a story and then play with messy materials. All the fun, none of the mess stress at home! Though smocks are provided, we suggest children wear clothes that can get messy.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.
- 12https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/twoodalo-twos-2-5-3-5-years-and-a-caregiver-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2/9:30 AM-10:30 AMJul/Fri/2019
Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am -Ms. Neena
THERE WILL BE NO PROGRAM ON AUGUST 2.
On Friday mornings, kids rule the library! Join Ms. Neena, while the library is still closed, for an uninhibited, fun and loud story time. This program incorporates sensory, art, storytelling, music, and movement all in one to prepare children to read, write, and think critically. Topics vary by week, and the program ends with activity stations. Parents and caregivers required to remain in the library for the duration of the program.
To accommodate more families, this program will be offered twice each Friday. Session two runs 10:45-11:45. Please carefully attend to the time you are registered for.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/twoodalo-twos-2-5-3-5-years-and-a-caregiver-2-2-2-2-2-3-2-2-3/10:45 AM-11:45 AMJul/Fri/2019
Fridays, 10:45 – 11:45 am -Ms. Neena
THERE WILL BE NO PROGRAM ON AUGUST 2.
To accommodate more families, this program will be offered twice each Friday. Session one runs 9:30-10:30 am. Please carefully attend to the time you are registered for.
Interested in joining? Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/upcycled-art/1:00 PM-2:00 PMJul/Fri/2019
Come and make an art project each week using recycled materials.https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/event/teen-party-planning-committee/3:00 PM-4:00 PMJul/Fri/2019
Meet weekly to help plan the end of summer party by creating your own activity or carnival game for the children who attend. Members should be able to come to the carnival to run their game or activity.