Do you daydream? Draw? Write? Just play pretend? This program brings young creators together with weekly challenges based on imaginary creations, whether it be a creature, character, planet, or just a line of plucky dialogue!
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Sep/Thu/2022 2:30 PM - Sep/Thu/2022 3:30 PM
09/29/2022 This program welcomes middle-school-age homeschoolers to get together and socialize while we play games, complete art activities, and complete learning challenges. This session will focus on rockets! We'll build and launch some different kinds. Come early and spend time with the younger kids and their families!
To be held outside in the Courtyard. Registration is requested.
Sep/Fri/2022 5:30 PM - Sep/Fri/2022 6:30 PM
09/30/2022 The 150-year-old house that belonged to the most famous illusionist Houdini is now a museum. You decide to go there and learn some of his greatest tricks and illusions. Walking around, your curiosity leads you to a secret room, one in which no one has set foot for over a century. As you enter the room, the door slams shut, leaving you locked inside while the walls start closing in slowly. On the table is Houdini’s testimony, which says: “You are the chosen one who managed to enter this secret room. Whoever finds a way to break out of it will have the privilege of becoming my heir.” The key, which unlocks the door, is hidden somewhere in the room. However, in order to find it, you must solve some challenges first. If you want to get out of this room, you need to get inside the mind of the greatest illusionist and start thinking like him. Can you escape and become the next Houdini? You have 60 minutes before the walls crush you, so you better hurry up—the clock is ticking! This escape game is for grades 5 & up. Registration is required.
Oct/Mon/2022 5:30 PM - Oct/Mon/2022 6:30 PM
10/3/2022 You'll ace your college essay with the tips and strategies shared by instructor Kasey Stecher. During this in-person workshop, you'll have the opportunity to begin writing your college essay using the methods she suggests. Participants can bring an essay that is already started or they are welcome to begin during the workshop.
This workshop is for high school students who are preparing their college applications. Registration is required.
There will be a follow-up session for those who are interested.
Oct/Wed/2022 5:00 PM - Oct/Wed/2022 6:30 PM
Formerly known as "Project Do Something", this is a year-round volunteer opportunity for ages 11 & up. The group will meet twice a month to plan or work on service projects to benefit the Library and the Pawling community.
Meeting dates: The first and third Wednesday of each month at 5 pm to 6:30 pm. There may be additional dates depending on the project.
The Pawling Library is now a Volunteer Certification Organization through the Points of Light Organization. Volunteers who meet the required annual hours for their age group will be recognized with a letter from the President of the United States and possibly other awards. For more information about the Presidential Volunteer Award, please visit our volunteer page: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/community-service/
For questions or to apply, please contact Maureen Meltzer-McGrath, YA Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct/Fri/2022 5:00 PM - Oct/Fri/2022 6:30 PM
10/14/2022 Join us for a ghoulishly good time at this Halloween party for grades 5 & up. Battle zombies with our Nerf blasters, test your bravery with the creepy touch & feel box, and more spooky fun! To be held in the courtyard and Annex, weather permitting. Registration required.
Oct/Mon/2022 4:00 PM - Oct/Mon/2022 6:00 PM
10/17/2022 The Pawling Library is partnering with Pawling Recreation for this hands-on workshop about invasive plant species and their removal. Ryan Goolic McClean, Terrestrial Invasive Species Project Manager of the New York/New Jersey Trail Conference, will instruct participants on the identification of various non-native plant species found at Lakeside Park and will lead the group in the proper removal of the plants.
This program is made possible through a grant from the Mid-Hudson Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. The workshop is open to children and teens, 3rd grade & up, and will include participants from the Pawling Recreation After School program. Participants can receive community service credit for this program.
Registration is requested. Rain Date: Friday, 10/21. To be held at Lakeside Park.