Book Blast! (entering kindergarten in Fall 2018)

Book Blast! (entering kindergarten in Fall 2018)

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Apr/Thu/2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
-Pawling Free Library-
Phone:845-855-3444
Address: 11 Broad St, Pawling NY 12564

Thursdays 1:00-2:00 pm – Ms. Neena, Main Library and Annex

Children need to know the fundamentals of reading in order to succeed in kindergarten. We’ll play with letters, the sounds and words they make, and the stories they tell in this exciting program. Program ends with a book-inspired craft/activity. Let’s read together!

 

Interested in joining our program? Contact us at 845-855-3444 or email children@pawlinglibrary.org.

Related upcoming events

  • Aug/Tue/2022 9:00 AM - Aug/Tue/2022 9:30 AM

     

    This program has been postponed. We hope to resume the programming for ages 0-18 months in September. 

     


    CANCELLED: Tuesdays 9:00 - 9:30 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. This program will be held outside in our courtyard as weather permits.

    This is a six week program series. Attend as many or as few as you are able.

  • Aug/Tue/2022 10:00 AM - Aug/Tue/2022 10:45 AM

    Age Range: 18 – 30 months and a caregiver

    NEW TIME SLOT FOR SUMMER 2022, Tuesdays, 10:00 – 10:45 am –MIXED LOCATION

    Interactive storytime featuring puppets, instruments, and elements of music & movement. Program ends with play. This is an six week series. The program or portions thereof may be held outside in our courtyard to utilize our outdoor play equipment as weather allows but fully move indoors if conditions are poor.

    Registration is required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/367868884737

     

  • Aug/Tue/2022 3:00 PM - Aug/Tue/2022 4:00 PM

    Ages: 3-5 years and a caregiver

    Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 PM – Miss Neena

    Our Kindergarten readiness class uses a play-based curriculum to encourage learning connections. Our small group will focus on early literacy and math skills through a combination of hands-on activities and group story time. This is an six week series. The program or portions thereof may be held outside in our courtyard to utilize our outdoor play equipment as weather allows but fully move indoors if conditions are poor. Please dress for the weather, with sunscreen and bring water.

    Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368485559227

     

     

  • Aug/Wed/2022 10:30 AM - Aug/Wed/2022 11:30 AM

    (2-5 years and a caregiver)

    Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM - Ms. Neena

    Teachers say that the skills that lead to the most student success in school are their social and emotional skills. Join us to help develop these skills, as well as STEM, art, and literacy practice, all while children play! This supervised hour of fun provides a large space for children to meet and play with our outdoor play equipment, weather permitting. Please dress children for the weather and bring water. This program is designed to ease the transition to daycare, preschool, and especially kindergarten and is paid for in part by Dutchess County.

    Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368501587167

  • Aug/Wed/2022 4:30 PM - Aug/Wed/2022 5:30 PM

    For developing readers, especially grades 1-6.

    Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 PM by 15 minute appointment – Charles Colman Gazebo

    This program is held offsite at the Gazebo on Charles Colman Avenue. 

    Meet our pal Jackie and her pooch, Harper the reading dog! This program provides a fun, relaxed space for kids to practice reading skills and get some puppy love at the same time. Harper and Jackie are Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause trained providers, ready to provide low-stress reading practice support. This program is a great fit for kids who love to read and those who don’t, as well as kids who just want a puppy cuddle.

    Registration preferred. Walk-ins will be accommodated whenever possible.  Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368550242697

     

  • Aug/Thu/2022 2:00 PM - Aug/Thu/2022 3:00 PM

    Make Me an Author (in-person class)

    (Grades K-5)

    Thursdays, 2:00 - 3:00 PM – Library Annex

    This summer, kids and families have the opportunity to write, illustrate, and publish a real book! Kids will receive writing support from our staff and volunteers as they craft a story of their own. Then, using drawings, photos, or other art, kids will illustrate their work. In order to be published by the library, the story will need to address one of the following themes: anti-bullying, overcoming challenges, or coping with big feelings. Each participant will receive a bound version of their book to keep. Partially funded by the Dutchess County Office of Children and Family Services.

    Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368577042857

    *Please commit to attending at least 4 of the 6 weeks of this 6 week program in order to claim a spot in the class.*

    Can't commit to attending in-person regularly? This program is also available as a take-home kit, where families work on their draft together at home before returning their story to the library for publication. When registering, please indicate how you would prefer to participate. Participation is limited to either in-person or take home.

  • Aug/Fri/2022 10:00 AM - Aug/Fri/2022 11:00 AM

    Ages: 2.5 – 3.5 years and a caregiver

    Fridays, 10:00-11:00 AM – Miss Neena

    NO CLASS 8/19 ; MAKE UP CLASS 8/26

    On Friday mornings, toddlers rule the library! This six week program includes songs, stories, and games plus a play-based learning stations, like art or parachute play. The program or portions thereof may be held outside in our courtyard to utilize our outdoor play equipment as weather allows but fully move indoors if conditions are poor. Please dress for the weather, with sunscreen and bring water.

    Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/367879476417

    Join for as many or as few classes as you are comfortable and able.

  • Aug/Sat/2022 All day

    Make Me an Author (AT HOME Kits!)

    Today, 8/20, is the last day for our Make Me an Author program participants to return their final drafts of their books for publication. With questions, contact Children's Program Coordinator Neena McBaer at children@pawlinglibrary.org or 845-855-3444.

     

  • Aug/Fri/2022 10:00 AM - Aug/Fri/2022 11:00 AM

    Ages: 2.5 – 3.5 years and a caregiver

    Fridays, 10:00-11:00 AM – Miss Neena

    NO CLASS 8/19 ; MAKE UP CLASS 8/26

    On Friday mornings, toddlers rule the library! This six week program includes songs, stories, and games plus a play-based learning stations, like art or parachute play. The program or portions thereof may be held outside in our courtyard to utilize our outdoor play equipment as weather allows but fully move indoors if conditions are poor. Please dress for the weather, with sunscreen and bring water.

    Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/367879476417

    Join for as many or as few classes as you are comfortable and able.

  • Aug/Sat/2022 2:00 PM - Aug/Sat/2022 4:00 PM

    Saturday, 8/27 in the Library Courtyard (weather permitting)

    Drop-in anytime from 2:00 - 4:00 PM

    Thanks to our excellent community readers, we've earned a celebratory end of summer ice cream party! We're only half way through summer and already Pawling has collectively read over 50,000 minutes (as of 8/1/22). To celebrate, readers of all ages are invited to join us for ice cream sandwiches, popsicles, and fun and games in the courtyard.

    Drop in with your friends or family on August 27th, anytime from 2:00 - 4:00 PM, no registration required. We'll have yard games like lawn bowling and provide access to our outdoor play materials, including our water play tables and giant lawn blocks.

    This event is intended for patrons who have participated in our Summer Reading Challenge, but all are welcome to join us and celebrate their hard work! For more information, please email Maureen or Neena or call us at 845-855-3444.