President of the Library Contest Entries Due!

President of the Library Contest Entries Due!

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President of the Library Books Creative Writing Contest  (Grades K-12)

Entries due October 23

Calling all imaginations! It’s time to get creative. The library book characters on our shelves are electing a president this year, and they need your help!  Students in grades K-12 can fill out our creative writing nomination form, telling us what book character they think would make a good president and why. Are they strong and smart? Kind and brave? Would they pass laws to protect animals or give out free cake to everyone?

Nominated characters will go head to head in elections, where our community will decide who should be the next Library Book Presidents, based on their nominations! One winner will be decided for the Children’s division (ages 5-10) and one for the Tween/Teen division (ages 11-18). Each division’s winning nomination will win our grand prizes; a new Kindle Fire! Additional winners will receive recognition and books.

To enter online or find more information, visit: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/election/ or stop by the library to pick up an entry form in person (forms available starting Sept. 18th).

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  • Oct/Tue/2020 3:00 PM - Oct/Tue/2020 5:00 PM

    An introduction to the hobby of miniature sculpture painting. Bring fantastic characters to life as you learn about everything from model prep and brush maintenance to painting on a 3D canvas using techniques like layering, low vs high shading, dry brushing, and highlighting.

  • Oct/Tue/2020 4:00 PM - Oct/Tue/2020 5:00 PM

    Live on Zoom ; Alternating Tuesdays (9/29, 10/13, 10/27, & 11/10)  4:00-5:00 pm – Phil

    Scratch JR is an easy coding program designed specifically for children ages 5-7 to create interactive art and games, all while learning to code. Phil will teach introductory skills. A computer or tablet with internet access is needed to access Scratch.

    This program alternates with Scratch coding for grades 2-4.

    Registration required. To join, click here.

  • Oct/Wed/2020 1:00 PM - Oct/Wed/2020 1:30 PM

    Wednesdays 1:00-1:30 pm – Ms. Neena

    This program is held live over Zoom.

    This program focuses on the five keys to early literacy—singing, reading, playing, talking, and writing. Each week’s story and songs will connect to the learning activity in Read and Play at Home.

    Caregivers are required to remain in the same room as any child under 5 years old. Registration is required to access the secure Zoom link. Click here to register.

  • Oct/Wed/2020 1:45 PM - Oct/Wed/2020 2:15 PM

    Supply kits available for pickup.

    Our activity kits guarantee at home learning experiences that focus on Kindergarten Readiness. We’ll include everything you’ll need for a weekly pre-prepped art project, game, or experiment.

    Each week’s learning activity will connect to the stories and songs in Read and Play Live.

    Registration is required to sign up for materials and tutorials. Click here to register.

     

  • Oct/Wed/2020 5:30 PM - Oct/Wed/2020 6:30 PM

    Have you had a story, character, or maybe just a concept that you have wanted to bring to life via putting it down on paper? Join us in The Writer’s Corner program where we go over the basics of story composition and crafting a manuscript for your epic or short story!

  • Oct/Thu/2020 4:00 PM - Oct/Thu/2020 4:45 PM

    Activity Kits and virtual tutorials provided

    Video tutorials release Thursdays, 4:00 pm  – Phil

    It’s time to experiment! This program pairs tutorials you can watch anytime with kits that contain all the materials your child will need for a weekly at-home science experiment they can do on their own.

    Registration required. To join, click here.

  • Oct/Thu/2020 5:00 PM - Oct/Thu/2020 6:00 PM

    Get involved with the game design community and learn how to use the Roblox engine toolkit to create your own interactive experiences!

  • Oct/Fri/2020 10:00 AM - Oct/Fri/2020 10:30 AM

    Fridays 10:00 – 10:30 am – Ms. Neena

    Program runs nine weeks, September 21- November 21. Register for as many or as few as you are able to attend.

    This program is held live over Zoom. Join us as we sing, read, and play together. Kids love socializing with friends and singing along to favorites from the library. Each week’s story and songs will connect to the learning activity in Twodaloo Activities. Kids are given opportunities to participate in each class.

    Caregivers are required to remain in the same room as any child under 5 years old. Registration is required to access the secure Zoom link. Click here to register.

  • Oct/Fri/2020 10:45 AM - Oct/Fri/2020 11:15 AM

    Free Supply Kits Provided

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    The activity will line up with the week's Twodaloo Toddlers program's books and songs.

    Registration is required to sign up for materials. Visit this link to register.

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