Event Tags: Children's Programs

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.

Last Day to Return Make Me an Author Kits!

Last Day to Return Make Me an Author Kits!

Make Me an Author (AT HOME Kits!) Today, 8/20, is the last day for our Make Me an Author program participants to return their final drafts of their books for publication. With questions, contact Children’s Program Coordinator Neena McBaer at children@pawlinglibrary.org or 845-855-3444.  

Ocean Slime Kit

Ocean Slime Kit

(Grades K-5) This program is a take home kit; a pre-prepped learning activity for children to do at home. To participate, a caregiver must pick the kit up from the library once it is available. Available for pick up week 8/19. Our staff will email registrants once they are available. Satisfy the need for slime with this one time pick up kit containing all the ingredients and add-ins to create a seaworthy slime! This is a messy project Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/369275261247

Tinker Thinker Night (Ages 2 – 6 years)

Tinker Thinker Night (Ages 2 – 6 years)

(Ages 2 – 6 years and a caregiver) Friday, 8/12, 5:30 – 6:30 PM– Main Library/Courtyard Come tinker, thinker, explore, and build at the library with Ms. Neena and Ms. Carla. This event will feature a wide variety of building blocks and materials, challenging kids to think like an engineer. Portions of this program may be held outside as weather allows or indoors if conditions are poor. Registration preferred; Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368508728527

DIY Puppet Theater Kit

DIY Puppet Theater Kit

(Grades K – 2 and a caregiver) This program is a take home kit; a pre-prepped learning activity for children to do at home with a caregiver. To participate, a caregiver must pick the kit up from the library once it is available. Available for pick up week 8/12. Our staff will email registrants once they are available. Design a puppet production from start to finish. Kids will design their own puppet theater and puppets to tell a story their own way. Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/369272553147

Ocean Origami Kit

Ocean Origami Kit

(Grades 3-5 and a caregiver) This program is a take home kit; a pre-prepped learning activity for children to do at home with a caregiver. To participate, a caregiver must pick the kit up from the library once it is available. Available for pick up week 8/12. Our staff will email registrants once they are available. This kit will include origami paper and instructions on how to make different ocean creatures, origami style. Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/369273987437

Mystery Night: Who Kidnapped Pluto?

Mystery Night: Who Kidnapped Pluto?

(Grades 3-5) Friday, 8/5, 5:30 – 6:30 PM – Main Library/Courtyard Pluto is missing! Come help us figure whodunit and search for clues at the library! Registration is required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368608025527

Waxy Tissue Art Kit

Waxy Tissue Art Kit

(Grades K – 5 and a caregiver) This program is a take home kit; a pre-prepped learning activity for children to do at home with a caregiver. To participate, a caregiver must pick the kit up from the library once it is available. Available for pick up week 8/5. Our staff will email registrants once they are available. Let’s do painting…with water! This kit will include everything you need to produce a unique tissue art painting, simply by adding water. Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/369272161977

Puzzle Packs

Puzzle Packs

(Grades K – 5 and a caregiver) This program is a take home kit; a pre-prepped learning activity for children to do at home with a caregiver. To participate, a caregiver must pick the kit up from the library once it is available. Kits are made to order and differentiated by child’s age. Available for pick up week of 7/29. Our staff will email registrants once they are available. Word searches, jigsaw puzzles, brain teasers, oh my! Pick up this one time kit full of age appropriate puzzles that are sure to get kids thinking! Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/369271790867

Escape Room: The Ocean Escape

Escape Room: The Ocean Escape

(Grades 1-5) Friday, 7/22, 5:30 – 6:30 PM – Main Library/Courtyard This escape room style game will challenge kids to work together in teams and solve critical thinking challenges. With an ocean theme, it’s sure to make a splash. Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368599550177