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August 07 - August 13
  • 07
    07.August.Wednesday

    Core Literacy: Space Explorers (Ages 3.5-6)

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    Aug/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.

    World Builder Wednesday

    12:30 PM-1:30 PM
    Aug/Wed/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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!

     

    Slime-y Science (Grades K-2)

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    Aug/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.

    Teen/Kid Buddy Book Club (Developing readers entering grades 1- 5)

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    Aug/Wed/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    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 children@pawlinglibrary.org or https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/volunteers-and-lead-interns/

    Middle School Battle of the Books

    4:30 PM-6:00 PM
    Aug/Wed/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

     

    From Memory to Family Memoir

    6:30 PM-8:00 PM
    Aug/Wed/2019

    6:30-8:00 pm

    Each of us has a wealth of memories.

    Please join us and learn how to write your family and personal history.

    Our presenter Robin Lester will help you get started.
    You can do it.

    Surprise your children and grandchildren who’ve wanted you to do this.

    The biggest surprise for you will be in recalling your wonderful life!

    About our presenter: Robin Lester is a historian, writer and retired teacher. He has led the Hull House Oral History project in Chicago and the gathering of memories among former members of the Henry Street Settlement House in New York. He is in the process of preserving his family history in a narrative.

    Registration is required. To register for this program please call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444.

  • 08
    08.August.Thursday

    Toddlers in Training (18-30 months and a caregiver)

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM
    Aug/Thu/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    Thursdays, 10:00-10:45 am- Ms. Neena

    THERE WILL BE NO CLASS ON 8/1

    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.

    Registration for summer programs starts June 10th. Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk for more information.

    Core Literacy: Star Command (Ages 7-10)

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Aug/Thu/2019
    Pawling Free Library, Library Annex, and Courtyard
    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.

     

    Food Science (Grades 2-5)

    1:30 PM-2:30 PM
    Aug/Thu/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    Summer Sensory (Ages 3-5)

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    Aug/Thu/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    Thursday, 8/8, 3:00-4:00 pm – Ms. Neena

    This is the second 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.

  • 09
    09.August.Friday

    Twoodalo Twos! (2.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

    9:30 AM-10:30 AM
    Aug/Fri/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am -Ms. Neena

    THERE WILL BE NO CLASS 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 from 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.

    Twoodalo Twos! (2.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

    10:45 AM-11:45 AM
    Aug/Fri/2019
    Pawling Free Library and Library Annex
    11 Broad St., Pawling, NY 12564

    Fridays, 10:45 – 11:45 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 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.

    Upcycled Art

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Aug/Fri/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Come and make an art project each week using recycled materials.

    disAbility & Employment Workshop

    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    Aug/Fri/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    This program is being provided by Taconic Resources for Independence

    2nd Friday every other month
    August 9th
    3:00-4:30 pm

    If you are under the age of 65 and have questions about how to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI); or have questions about how much can you earn without losing your benefits including Medicaid and/or Medicare, then sign-up for one of the following workshops presented by TRI’s Mobile Benefits Counselor!

    *If you require a sign-language interpreter you must call or email 2 weeks in advance to Attn: Mandi (845) 452.3913 x119, m.sheraden@taconicresources.org

    Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

    Teen Party Planning Committee

    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    Aug/Fri/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    Game Night

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    Aug/Fri/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Come play card and board games in the library. The library will provide a selection of games, but you are also encouraged to bring any games you might want to play.

  • 10
    10.August.Saturday

    Musical Munchkins (Walkers up to 23 mo. and a caregiver)

    10:00 AM-10:30 AM
    Aug/Sat/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Saturday, 7/27 and 8/10, 10:00-10:30 am

    This program will be held in the library annex.

    We are excited to announce Musical Munchkins, featuring special guest musician and teacher, Tara Micale! These special music and movement classes are for any child under 2 years who can toddle on their own. Families can attend one or both classes. Program includes songs, fine and gross motor, and musical development. Ms. Tara is a trained music educator, currently pursuing her degree at the The Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT

    Registration for summer programs starts June 10th. Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk for more information.

    Tuneful Tykes (2-3 years and a caregiver)

    10:35 AM-11:15 AM
    Aug/Sat/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Saturdays, 7/27 and 8/10, 10:35-11:15 am

    This program will be held in the library annex.

    We are excited to announce Tuneful Tykes, featuring special guest musician and teacher, Tara Micale! These special music and movement classes are for any child 2-3 years old who loves to sing, dance, or just enjoys music. Families can attend one or both classes. Program includes songs, fine and gross motor, and musical development. Ms. Tara is a trained music educator, currently pursuing her degree at the The Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT

    Registration for summer programs starts June 10th. Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk for more information.

  • 11
    11.August.Sunday
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  • 12
    12.August.Monday

    Minecraft Monday

    4:30 PM-5:30 PM
    Aug/Mon/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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!

    Project Do Something

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    Aug/Mon/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

  • 13
    13.August.Tuesday

    Early Birds K-8 Community Service Club (Grades K-8)

    9:30 AM-10:30 AM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    Baby Bounce and Groove (0-18 months and a caregiver)

    10:00 AM-10:45 AM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    Registration for summer programs starts June 10th. Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk for more information.

    K-8 Community Service Club (Grades K-8)

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    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.

    Kid D’N’D: Collaborative Storytelling (Grades 3-5)

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    Hatha Yoga in the Afternoon with Maria Polhemus

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    Registration is required. Call the Pawling Library at 845-855-3444 to register or send an email to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org.

    Rookie Readers (Ages 3-5 and Grades 2-5)

    2:30 PM-3:00 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    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!

     

    Registration for summer programs starts June 10th. Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk for more information.

    Rookie Readers (Ages 3-5 and Grades 2-5)

    3:15 PM-3:45 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    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!

     

    Registration for summer programs starts June 10th. Visit our registration portal online or stop by the circulation desk for more information.

    Gardening Club

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    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.

    Welcome to our Community! Incoming Student's Night

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Pawling Free Library-
    11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

    For new students in the Pawling School District. No registration required–just stop by. For more information, contact the children’s department at children@pawlinglibrary.org or 845-855-3444.

    Roblox Group

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM
    Aug/Tue/2019
    -Library Annex-
    15 Oak St, Pawling NY 12564

    Engage with your peers in a series of online games or make your own scenarios to share! Roblox meets in the upstairs annex.

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