Event Tags: Early Literacy

Fall Family Painting (Ages 1.5 – 5 and caregiver)

Fall Family Painting (Ages 1.5 – 5 and caregiver)

Take home activity kit for ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver Available mid-November Spend time together as you create fall themed paintings with non-toxic tempera paint. Use provided stencils to make shapes appear after the paint has dried. This is a messy activity. Registration is required. Register here. Our staff will email you when the kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open & on your schedule.

Harvest Sensory Bin Kit (Ages 1.5 – 5 years and caregiver)

Harvest Sensory Bin Kit (Ages 1.5 – 5 years and caregiver)

Take home activity kit for ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver Available late October/early November Create a sensory bin designed to help children discover through play. Explore healthy foods at harvest time and work on fine motor skills with this kit, differentiated based on age.  You will need your own tub or container. Registration required. Register here. Our staff will email you when the kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open & on your schedule.  

Monster Math (Ages 1.5 – 5 years)

Monster Math (Ages 1.5 – 5 years)

Take home activity kit for ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver Available mid-October Measure, count, and sort with this kit, which uses monsters to encourage math learning. Kits for ages 3-5 will include M&Ms or Skittles for use in the activity. No candy will be used for activities for children under 3. Registration required. Register here. Our staff will email you when the kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open & on your schedule.

Pre-K Obstacle Course (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Pre-K Obstacle Course (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Age range: Ages 2-5 and a caregiver Tuesday, 10/19/21, 1:30 – 2:30 PM – OUTDOOR A key to Kindergarten success is the ability to follow directions! Join as we turn our courtyard into an obstacle course that kids race through while testing their balance, problem solving, and listening skills. Register here. Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two years old MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors. We highly suggest but do not require vaccinated patrons mask up at indoor events. For the most up to date information about our policies, visit our website: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/re-opening-information/

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Belle

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Belle

Featuring favorite characters like Elsa, Wonder Woman, and Princess Leia, join us live or request a recording of storytimes to watch anytime. This month, our special guest is Belle from Beauty and the Beast! About this Event Watch live on Facebook! : Second Thursday of the month, March-October, 4:30 – 5:00 PM EST Click here to join our Facebook Live Group and watch. Watch anytime: A recording of the program will be available on Facebook shortly after the event premieres. Not on Facebook? Click here to request a recording that will be delivered straight to your inbox! Want to give your child an experience they’ll never forget? Become friends with a real princess or hero as they read, sing, tell engaging stories, and play games together — Plus, she will respond to your child’s live comments by name! This is the last in a series of eight programs. Watch live on Thursday, October 14th, at 4:30pm to participate in the interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from Belle! Schedule of special...

Pumpkin Felt Faces (Ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver)

Pumpkin Felt Faces (Ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver)

Take home activity kit for ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver Available early October Use this craft once or over and over again! Learn about shapes and facial expressions with this hands-on activity, which includes a felt pumpkin and extra pieces to make a Jack-O’-Lantern face. Registration required. Register here. Our staff will email you when the kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open on your schedule.

Read and Play (3.5-5 years and a caregiver)

Read and Play (3.5-5 years and a caregiver)

Ages: 3.5-5 years and a caregiver Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 PM – MIXED LOCATION REGISTER HERE. Our Kindergarten readiness class uses a play-based curriculum to encourage learning connections. Our small group will focus on early literacy and math skills through a combination of hands-on activities and group story time. This program will be held in the library courtyard when weather allows, but move indoors as needed. Caregivers required to remain on site for the program. Registration required. Join us for the series or just the dates you are comfortable and able, but please ONLY register for dates you plan to attend, as spaces are limited. REGISTER HERE.Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two years old MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors. We highly suggest but do not require vaccinated patrons mask up at indoor events. For the most up to date information about our policies, visit our website: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/re-opening-information/  

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Supergirl

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Supergirl

Featuring favorite characters like Elsa, Wonder Woman, and Princess Leia, join us live or request a recording of storytimes to watch anytime. This month, our special guest is Supergirl! About this Event Watch live on Facebook! : Second Thursday of the month, March-October, 4:30 – 5:00 PM EST Click here to join our Facebook Live Group and watch. Watch anytime: A recording of the program will be available on Facebook shortly after the event premieres. Not on Facebook? Click here to request a recording that will be delivered straight to your inbox! Want to give your child an experience they’ll never forget? Become friends with a real princess or hero as they read, sing, tell engaging stories, and play games together — Plus, she will respond to your child’s live comments by name! This is the seventh in a series of eight programs. Watch live on Thursday, September 9th, at 4:30pm to participate in the interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from Supergirl! Schedule of special guests: March 11 – Princess...

Farm Sticker Play Kit

Farm Sticker Play Kit

Farm Sticker Play Kit Age range: 1.5 – 5 years and caregiver Available for pickup mid-August – staff will email you when the kit is ready for pick up, at which point you can pick up anytime we are open. We love stickers! They help kids master their fine motor skills and expand their vocabulary without any fuss. Create a farm scene and do some math learning with this kit. Differentiated based on age. Register here.

Olympic Medal Kit

Olympic Medal Kit

Olympic Medal Kit Age range: 1.5 – 5 years and caregiver Available for pickup early/mid-August – staff will email you when the kit is ready for pick up, at which point you can pick up anytime we are open. Kids and caregivers can work together to create a wearable Olympic medal to celebrate the Olympics! This kit relies on skills like coloring, tracing, and threading that help prepare kids to write. Differentiated based on age. Register here.