Ages: Families with youth grades Kindergarten – 8th grade. Children ten and under must be accompanied by an adult. Thursday, 6/22, 5:30 – 6:15 PM Program held offsite at Lakeside Park’s Teen Center: 39 Holiday Hills Lane, Pawling NY 12564 In partnership with Pawling Recreation. Join as Magician Jim Vagias wows families with his tricks, humor, and puppeteering. This interactive program gets kids involved in the fun and will be a great way to kick off the start of summer! Paid for in part by Dutchess County as part of our Literacy Heroes program series. No registration needed! Drop in! Want to get a reminder a few days before the event? Register online for free and we’ll send you an email reminder two days before.
This monthly program is for families who home-school to give their elementary- and middle-school-aged students an opportunity to practice public speaking. Led by Katrina Bronnimann, each meeting will have a theme from which attendees can choice their speaking topic. The themes for the spring session: April 27th: Earth Day May 25th: Animals June 19th: Geography/Travel (Please note this session takes place on Monday) Registration is required.
Special for June: This program is for grades 3 through 8. For those who love to craft, do art, and make things. We’ll explore a variety of mediums and themes during this monthly program. This month, we’ll be making a variety of summer-themed crafts including some Father’s Day gifts. To be held in the Library Annex. Registration is required.
6/09/2023 This is a makeup session for the April cancellation. This role-playing adventure will be led by Dungeon Master Ted Bushman and is open to tweens & teens in 5th grade and up. Registration is required. Ted Bushman is a fantasy/science fiction author, actor, and writer of musicals, and has more than a decade’s experience in interactive storytelling. His games are about wonder, imagination, and character. He loves empowering players to role play and tell the stories that excite them.
06/08/2023 Tweens & teens are invited to join us on this field trip to the Great Hollow Nature Preserve in New Fairfield, CT. During the Hiker Safety and First Aid program, participants will learn the basics of first aid and hiking safety such as what to wear, what to pack, and how to be found if lost. Students will hike into the woods and try their hand at emergency shelter building and a first aid kit activity where students will be able to make and bring home their own kits. Families must supply their own transportation to and from the event. Registration is required. For age 10 & up. This program is paid for in part by Dutchess County.