Event Tags: Family Programs

Metallic Slime Kit (Grades K-4)

Metallic Slime Kit (Grades K-4)

Activity Kit and Tutorial Available for pickup week of 3/1 – Miss Neena We’ll give you all the supplies you’ll need to create your own metallic gold/silver slime at home. A video tutorial, led by our staff will be included, or you can do the activity offline with paper instructions. This may get messy, so we suggest clothes that can get stained. Register here. Kit pickup is available after email confirmation that kits are ready, Tuesday-Sunday. Pickup protocol varies, depending on COVID-19 infection rates in our region. For the most up to date information on pickup protocol, click here. 

STEAM: Paper Circuit Cards (Grades K-4 and families)

STEAM: Paper Circuit Cards (Grades K-4 and families)

Grades K-4 and families Activity Kit and Tutorial Available Week of 2/2 -Miss Neena Paper circuits create cards with small LEDs that light up. This kit includes all the materials your family will need to make a light up card that can be given as a Valentine’s gift, sent as a thank you, or kept! Follow our paper or video tutorials that explain the science. It is suggested that children and caregivers do this activity together. Register here. Kit pickup is Tuesday-Sunday. Pickup protocol varies, depending on COVID-19 infection rates in our region. For the most up to date information on pickup protocol, click here. 

Twodaloo Activities! (1.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

Twodaloo Activities! (1.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

Free Supply Kits Provided; Program runs nine weeks, 1/26 – 3/26 These at-home activity kits (and instructions) are designed to build early skills and promote continued literacy learning. We’ll give you everything you need for an easy to do weekly activity, pre-prepped and ready to use, just like those we include in our in person programs. The activity will line up with the week’s Twodaloo Toddlers program’s books and songs. Registration is required to sign up for materials. Visit this link to register. Kit pickup process may vary depending on COVID numbers in the county. Kit pickup is weekly, Tuesday-Sunday. For the most up to date information on pickup protocol, click here.   

New Year’s Cheer Kits

New Year’s Cheer Kits

Looking for ways to keep learning and play interesting as we say goodbye to 2020? Our New Year’s Cheer Kits are designed to bring your family a bit of cheer and activity for the holiday. Choose between our three kit options, each designed with the skills/interests of their intended audience in mind. Early Years Kit: Designed for ages 2-5 and family. Includes supplies for a firework themed craft, activity countdown chain featuring activities for each hour, and more. Elementary Kit: Designed for ages 6-10 and family. Includes supplies for a countdown creation, glow stick challenges, and more Combination Kit: If your family has children in both the 2-5 and 6-10 age ranges, we can include both in one kit. Kits must be picked up from the library during our regular operating hours. Please keep in mind holiday hours and COVID policies. Materials are quarantined before they made available for pickup for patron safety. Registration is required. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/preview?eid=129610427277/

Family Gingerbread Kits

Family Gingerbread Kits

Kit includes locally made gingerbread house for a fun at-home activity. The library and Sunflour bakery have partnered to take family bonding time to the next level. These gingerbread kits include a gingerbread house, plus everything you’ll need to put together and decorate your creation. Each kit comes with extension activities, like gingerbread MadLibs. Due to demand, we are currently limiting kits to one per family. Teens and tweens 10-18 can also join our discord server, where the group will chat while putting together their kits or other other activities together. Kits must be picked up from the library during our regular operating hours, and a staff member will notify you when your kit is ready for pickup. Please keep holiday closures and COVID protocols in mind. Registration is required. Click here to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/preview?eid=129614513499/

Santa and Mrs. Claus: Socially Distanced

Santa and Mrs. Claus: Socially Distanced

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR Deceember 12, 2020. For more information, contact us at children@pawlinglibrary.org   We’ve put all efforts into making this year’s visit with Santa and safe as possible. Families register for a 10 minute time block to share wish lists and chat with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Limit: ten minutes per family Santa and Mrs. Claus will be inside the library building, wearing their masks and registered families will be outdoors, also wearing masks and social distancing. All interaction will happen through a window. Our scheduling plan will allow families to safely participate one at a time. Important notes: Masks and social distancing will be heavily enforced and individuals who do not comply will not be permitted to participate. Participants two years and up must wear a mask. For more information about the library’s COVID policies for patrons, click here. Due to space constraints, this program is currently open to Pawling and Holmes residents and their families only, which is why we ask for your address. If space becomes available, we will open the...

Dogman Escape Room (Grades K-4)

Dogman Escape Room (Grades K-4)

Grades K-4 and families Friday 11/13, 5:30 pm release time Oh no! That sneaky Petey has trapped Dogman and Catkid! Can you help our heroes escape before Petey causes too much trouble? This digital escape room supports critical thinking and can be done independently or as a family at any time. Developing readers may need reading support. To get the link sent directly to you when the program goes live, register here. Otherwise, check our homepage on 11/13 or after to find the link.

POSTPONED: Exploring Healthcare Professions with Obed Figueroa (Grades K-5)

POSTPONED: Exploring Healthcare Professions with Obed Figueroa (Grades K-5)

This program has been postponed until in person programming resumes. With questions, contact children@pawlinglibrary.org This program is open to children in grades K-5 and their families; The content is designed for ages 7-11. Saturday, 10/03, 2:00 – 2:45 pm – Live on Zoom Local author and leader in education, Obed Figueroa, recently released the book Marcus Learns About the Different Types of Doctors. The story takes the title character (and readers!)  through a community health center, where Marcus meets many different healthcare professionals, and learns about how they help his community. Join us for a Live Zoom with the author, who will read from the book, show off some real tools doctors use every day, and answer questions about doctors’ lives. Registration required. Click here to join.

Twodaloo Activities! (1.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

Twodaloo Activities! (1.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

Free Supply Kits Provided These at-home activity kits (and instructions) are designed to build early skills and promote continued literacy learning. We’ll give you everything you need for an easy to do weekly activity, pre-prepped and ready to use, just like those we include in our in person programs. The activity will line up with the week’s Twodaloo Toddlers program’s books and songs. Registration is required to sign up for materials. Visit this link to register.

CANCELLED: Sing-Along with Miss Tara (2-5 years)

CANCELLED: Sing-Along with Miss Tara (2-5 years)

Due to the Hurricane, the 8/8 class of Sing-Along with Miss Tara has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled. The class will resume next week, 8/17   Saturday, 8/8, 10:30-11:00 am – Miss Tara & Ms. Neena This program runs six weeks, July 6-August 17. Attend as many or as few classes as you are able. This program is held live over Zoom with music educator, Miss Tara. Enhance your child’s love of music while igniting all areas of child development in this half-hour music class. Caregivers are required to remain in the same room as any child under 5 years old. Registration is required to access the secure Zoom link. Visit Our Current Children’s Programs Pages to register.