Event Tags: Family Programs

Laurie Berkner Family Concert (Families)

Laurie Berkner Family Concert (Families)

Sunday, 2/13, 12:00 – 1:00 PM & 5:00 – 6:00 PM All ages welcome, best for families with children six and under Laurie Berkner, Hudson Valley resident and mega-star of the children’s music scene is hosting an interactive Virtual Concert this Valentine’s Day. She’s been on Nickelodeon, toured the US, and written hits like “We are the Dinosaurs” and “I’m Gonna Catch You.” To help support at-home learning this winter, the Pawling Free Library will be providing a limited number of virtual concert tickets to local families. To reserve a ticket, click here. You will need an internet connected device to stream the concert remotely. Only one ticket per family; one ticket includes access to both concert times for one device and should be enough for the whole family. For more information about Laurie, her music, and the concert, visit her website. For more information about these tickets and this partnership, contact Children’s Program Coordinator, Neena McBaer at children@pawlinglibrary.org or 845-855-3444.

Laurie Berkner Family Concert (Families)

Laurie Berkner Family Concert (Families)

Sunday, 2/13, 12:00 – 1:00 PM & 5:00 – 6:00 PM All ages welcome, best for families with children six and under Laurie Berkner, Hudson Valley resident and mega-star of the children’s music scene is hosting an interactive Virtual Concert this Valentine’s Day. She’s been on Nickelodeon, toured the US, and written hits like “We are the Dinosaurs” and “I’m Gonna Catch You.” To help support at-home learning this winter, the Pawling Free Library will be providing a limited number of virtual concert tickets to local families. To reserve a ticket, click here. You will need an internet connected device to stream the concert remotely. Only one ticket per family; one ticket includes access to both concert times for one device and should be enough for the whole family. For more information about Laurie, her music, and the concert, visit her website. For more information about these tickets and this partnership, contact Children’s Program Coordinator, Neena McBaer at children@pawlinglibrary.org or 845-855-3444.

Elmo Valentines Kit (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Elmo Valentines Kit (Ages 2-5 and caregiver)

Elmo Valentines: Favorite Characters Craft and Story Series Age range: Ages 2-5 years and caregiver Kits available week of 2/11 Create Valentines based on Elmo from Sesame Street together as you explore shapes. Each kit in our Favorite Character Craft and Story Series features a craft and/or learning activity related to a favorite character from books, movies, or TV. Plus, Miss Neena will record a digital reading of a special story featuring the favorite friend from each kit. Additional reading, learning, and rhyme suggestions will also be included. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

No-Bake Love Bug Cookies Kit (Grades K-5 and a caregiver)

No-Bake Love Bug Cookies Kit (Grades K-5 and a caregiver)

Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th and a caregiver Kit available: Week of 2/4 Zoom held: Thursday, 2/10, 4:00-4:45 PM This program is being hosted as both a take home Kit and/or a Digital Event. Each kit will include the supplies to make your own love bug cookies. This kid-friendly recipe requires no baking, just a microwave or stove top and a grown-up’s support. Use the recipe from Sarah’s Bake Studio on your own or join our Zoom and socialize with other baking families! Contact Ms. Neena for allergen information. Registration is required. Participants will be required to pick up their activity kit from the library once the order is ready; staff will notify participants when orders are ready. Register here.

Socially Distant Santa and Mrs. Claus

Socially Distant Santa and Mrs. Claus

December 11th, 2021, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Get ready to bundle up and share your wish lists! Our annual visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus is ON! To keep all involved as safe as possible, families will visit outside under a tent, one at time, while Santa and Mrs. Claus stay inside and chat through an open window. This set-up was a huge hit last year and we know Santa and Mrs. Claus look forward to visiting Pawling.  Registration for 10 minute windows is highly recommended, as walk-ins will be permitted only as space is available. To register, click here or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/203219905207

Ballet Hispánico Virtual Performance

Ballet Hispánico Virtual Performance

Tuesday, November 16th – 4:00 PM – Zoom All ages welcome. Program is free, made possible by a partnership with Ballet Hispánico and the Mid-Hudson Library System. The Pawling Library is thrilled to announce a virtual performance by Ballet Hispánico, one of New York City’s most esteemed dance organizations. The live, virtual event will take audiences on a guided journey through Latinx dance and culture. This interactive, fun-filled exploration features excerpts of the Ballet Hispánico repertoire dance performances narrated by our artistic leadership. Audiences will also be given the opportunity to interact with our teaching artists and educators through a virtual dance session and a Q&A. Register here to receive reminder updates or use the link below to join the program. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/96382404436?pwd=Y1hiVGhPdWl4VkF6RWpyYnpkUXVEUT09 Passcode: 048056 Webinar ID: 963 8240 4436

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...

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...

Wizard of Oz Family Block Party

Wizard of Oz Family Block Party

Wizard of Oz Family Block Party (All ages and a caregiver) Saturday, 8/28 12:30 – 3:00 PM – Lakeside Park The library is celebrating 100 years! Our end of summer party aims to connect back to the time of the library’s founding in 1921 through L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The world of Dorothy, Toto, and Oz will be at the heart of this year’s event, which will feature inflatables, music, and a Wizard of Oz themed costume contest. Additionally, families will be invited to “Dunk the Wicked Witch” and members of the library’s staff at a dunk tank and challenged to follow the yellow brick road in our games! No registration is required for this Centennial Committee sponsored event. Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors.  For the most up to date information about our policies, visit our website: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/re-opening-information/ 

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Captain Marvel

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Captain Marvel

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 awesome Captain Marvel! 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 sixth in a series of eight programs. Watch live on Thursday, August 12th, at 4:30pm to participate in the interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from Captain Marvel! Schedule of special guests: March...