The Wayfinder Experience

The Wayfinder Experience

The Wayfinder Experience

The Wayfinder Experience will teach teens how to use their foam swords and proceed to play a variety of games such as Capture the Flag, Dueling Circle, Three Musketeers, etc

Middle School Battle of the Books

Middle School Battle of the Books

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.  

American Essay Contest Awards Presentation

Inspired by the PBS documentary American Creed, this writing contest and presentation asks young writers to examine the question, “Who gets to be counted as ‘American’ and why?” The contest is open to students at Pawling High School as well as homeschooled students, who are encouraged to view the film at http://americancreed.org for inspiration. All participants will have the opportunity to read their essays at the Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association program, with a discussion led by Dr. Robin Lester, author and former headmaster of the Trinity School in New York City. Juror: Thomas Walogorsky, editor of The Pawling Record. $100.00 cash prize will be awarded for 1st place. $50.00 2nd place. $25.00 3rd place. Deadline for submitting essays: March 23, 2019, 11:59 pm. Essays must be emailed to the Pawling Library. Please send your essays in a Word Document to Donald at adult@pawlinglibrary.org. In the subject heading of the email please write: American Essay Contest. Be sure to enter your name in full and your grade. Essays may be up to 500 words. Winners will...

Escape the Room Game

Escape the Room Game

Saturday, March 16, 6:00-8:00 PM Come play an escape the room game in the library. Are you smart enough to escape before time is up? Registration is Required. Register in person at the Pawling Library, by calling 845-855-3444, or by emailing teen@pawlinglibrary.org