Event Category: Young Adult

Battle of the Books Regional Battle

Battle of the Books Regional Battle

The Pawling Library Battle of the Books team will compete in the Regional Battle with other teams that comprise their “pod” in a round-robin-style competition. The winning team will go on to the Final Battle on September 17th. The Regional Battle will be held at the LaGrange Library, located at LaGrange Town Center, 1110 Route 55, LaGrangeville, NY.

Battle of the Books Practice Battle

Battle of the Books Practice Battle

The Pawling Library Battle of the Books team will have a practice battle with the team from the Putnam Valley Library. To be held at the Putnam Valley Library, 30 Oscawana Lake Road, Putnam Valley, NY. For more information, please contact  Young Adult Program Coordinator Maureen McGrath @ teen@pawlinglibrary.org

Ice Cream Celebration! Summer Reading Challenge

Ice Cream Celebration! Summer Reading Challenge

Saturday, 8/27 in the Library Courtyard (weather permitting) Drop-in anytime from 2:00 – 4:00 PM Thanks to our excellent community readers, we’ve earned a celebratory end of summer ice cream party! We’re only half way through summer and already Pawling has collectively read over 50,000 minutes (as of 8/1/22). To celebrate, readers of all ages are invited to join us for ice cream sandwiches, popsicles, and fun and games in the courtyard. Drop in with your friends or family on August 27th, anytime from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, no registration required. We’ll have yard games like lawn bowling and provide access to our outdoor play materials, including our water play tables and giant lawn blocks. This event is intended for patrons who have participated in our Summer Reading Challenge, but all are welcome to join us and celebrate their hard work! For more information, please email Maureen or Neena or call us at 845-855-3444.

Battle of the Books Practice Battle

Battle of the Books Practice Battle

The Pawling Library’s Battle of the Books team will have a practice battle with the team from the Beekman Library. To be held at the Beekman Library, located at 11 Town Center Blvd., Hopewell Junction, NY. For more information, contact Young Adult Program Coordinator Maureen McGrath @ teen@pawlinglibrary.org

Freestyle Friday:  Sea Giants: Life in Prehistoric Seas

Freestyle Friday: Sea Giants: Life in Prehistoric Seas

They’re wild! They’re weird! They’re from your vivid imaginations! Create your own cartoon sea giants based on actual life that lived millions of years ago, or make up your own at this Freestyle Friday workshop with Pawling Library’s own Donald Partelow! For rising 5th graders & up. Registration is required. Get inspired before you join us, and order some books on prehistoric reptiles and dinosaurs.  While you’re enjoying reading about prehistoric creatures you might like to join The Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Challenge.