Get ready for the holiday season my making your own wintery votive candle holder. Registration is required for this program to ensure we have enough supplies for everybody. Register in person at the Pawling Library, by calling 845-855-3444, or by emailing Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Kids work one-on-one with a teen mentor on developing reading skills. Teens will provide support when kids struggle and read or chat with them when they need a break. This is a six-week program. You must commit to 4 out of 6 weeks to join. Kids and families, register here.
Got a tween/teen at home who is a strong reader? Youth 11 and older can volunteer as mentors in our Book Buddy program and earn community service hours! For more information, click here.
Interactive storytime featuring puppets, instruments, and elements of music & movement. Program ends with play. This six-week program will be held outside in our courtyard as weather allows but move indoors if conditions are poor. Register here.
Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors.
Little explorers will investigate early science concepts as a small group. Each week’s program includes a story plus games or science experiments. Smocks will be provided, but we suggest kids wear clothes that can get messy. This is a six-week program.
Caregivers required to remain on site for the program. Runs six weeks. Register here.
Please ONLY register for dates you plan to attend, as spaces are limited. Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors.
Registration is required. You can register below or by contacting Donald, our Adult Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.
America in the 1930s and 40s was a nation ripe with segregation and discrimination. This presentation examines how the Roosevelts promoted progressive policies and programs, such as Executive Order 8802, support for Marian Anderson and the creation of the Tuskegee Airmen, in the face of prejudice during the Great Depression and World War II.
About our presenter: Jeffrey Urbin is the Education Specialist and Director of the Pare Lorentz Film Center at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York where he is responsible for developing all of the Library’s education offerings ranging from second grade to college and adult learning programs. In addition, he provides training, programs and presentations for teachers and assists museum educators across the country in developing educational programs for their own museums. He has been a pioneer in developing distance learning programs for the Presidential Library System for which he received a 2014 Presidential Libraries Achievement Award.
He attended college on a Harry S Truman Scholarship and is a recipient of the Eugene Sheridan Award for Excellence in History, Government and Economics, numerous teaching awards and the National Guard and Reserve Seven Seals Award. He holds degrees in Public Administration, Political Science, and has a Certificate of Advanced Study in Latin American and Caribbean Affairs. Mr. Urbin served as a Youth Asset Development Coordinator for the YMCA of Greater New York and taught history and government for public and private colleges in the Hudson Valley for more than ten years before joining the National Archives and Records Administration at the Roosevelt Presidential Library in 2001.