Event Tags: Family Programs

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

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

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

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

Meet a Mermaid Storytime (OFFSITE)

Meet a Mermaid Storytime (OFFSITE)

Meet a Mermaid Storytime (All ages and a caregiver) Saturday, 7/16, 1:30 – 2:30 PM PROGRAM HELD OFFSITE: Lakeside Park, 2 Lakeside Dr. Pawling, NY 12564 Stop by the Lakeside beach for our special mermaid meeting. Our mermaid friends will read, sing, and play with us, as well as provide opportunities for meet-and-greets. This program is part of our Literacy Heroes series and sponsored in part by Dutchess County and Pawling Recreation. The Literacy Heroes series aims to inspire youth to practice the keys to early literacy from a young age by providing opportunities for them to meet and interact with awesome characters and artists who love to practice these skills. No registration required, though registration is preferred. We’ll send you email reminders/updates about the program if you do register in advance! Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368504325357

Make Me an Author AT HOME KITS

Make Me an Author AT HOME KITS

Make Me an Author (AT HOME Kits!) (Grades K-5 and a caregiver) Kit available for pick up in mid-July. Return by August 20th to have your book published. This summer, kids and families have the opportunity to write, illustrate, and publish a real book! With writing support from at-home caregivers, kids can craft their own story. Then, using drawings, photos, or other art, kids will illustrate their work. Return your final draft to the library and we’ll take care of the rest! In order to be published by the library, the story will need to address one of the following themes: anti-bullying, overcoming challenges, or coping with big feelings. Each participant will receive a bound version of their book to keep. Partially funded by the Dutchess County Office of Children and Family Services. Registration required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/368577042857. This program is also available as a weekly in-person program, with writing support from our staff and volunteers. When registering, please indicate how you would prefer to participate. Participation is limited to either in-person or take home.

Baseball Ticket Raffle: Summer Reading

Baseball Ticket Raffle: Summer Reading

Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Baseball Raffle  (All ages, grown-ups included!) Start your summer reading early! Log your reading and collect raffle tickets before 7/15 for your chance to win tickets to Hudson Valley Renegades or Danbury Westerners Games for the whole family. We’ll pull winners for the baseball raffle on 7/15/2022! Two lucky participants will win a family four-pack of tickets to a Hudson Valley Renegades game. This prize includes tickets and team caps for any available home Renegades game in Wappingers Falls, NY.  This MiBL Yankee Affiliate team puts on family-friendly games at Dutchess Stadium, often including fireworks and kids’ competitions! 20 or more participants will win tickets family pack tickets to see the Danbury Westerners play at Rogers Park in Danbury. The Westerners were the NECBL Champions in 2021 and with the park so close to home, it’s an easy outing for the family. Participants do not have to be present to win. We will notify winners via email or phone. More about our Summer Reading Program and how to earn raffle...

Steve Spangler Science Club

Steve Spangler Science Club

(Grades K – 5 and a caregiver) Series of 6 kits, weekly. 7/15 – 8/19 This program is a series of 6 take home kits; pre-prepped learning activities for children entering grades Kindergarten – 5th grade in Fall 2022 to do at home with a caregiver. To participate, a caregiver must pick each kit up from the library once they are available. Families can register for all the weeks or individual weeks. Our staff will email registrants weekly once each kit is available. Kits are made to order and registration is required. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/369054089717 Take science learning to a new level with these kits made by expert science teachers at Steve Spangler Science! Each week, pick up a new kit including everything you need to turn your home into a science lab. Some experiments may be messy. Caregiver oversight is recommended. This program is partially sponsored by Dutchess County.