Event Tags: Literacy

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...

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...

Great Swamp Safari

Great Swamp Safari

Great Swamp Safari Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th Monday, 8/9, 4:00 – 5:00 PM – OUTDOOR Animals are loose at the library! Learn about animals local to the Great Swamp through play, as we go on a search- and-find safari. Participants can also design their own safari hat. This activity will be held outside as weather allows but move indoors if needed. Register here. Please ONLY register for programs you plan to attend, as spaces are limited. 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/ 

Twoodalo Twos! (2.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

Twoodalo Twos! (2.5-3.5 years and a caregiver)

Twodaloo Twos Age range: 2.5 – 3.5 years and a caregiver Fridays, 10:00-10:45 AM – MIXED LOCATION On Friday mornings, toddlers rule the library! This program includes songs, stories, and games plus a play- based learning activity, like art or parachute play. This six- week program will be held outside in our courtyard as weather allows but move indoors if needed. Register here. 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/ 

Toddlers in Training (18-30 months and a caregiver)

Toddlers in Training (18-30 months and a caregiver)

Toddlers in Training Age Range: 18 – 30 months and a caregiver Thursdays, 10:00 – 10:45 am –MIXED LOCATION Interactive storytime featuring puppets, instruments, and elements of music & movement. Program ends with play. This six-week program will be held outside in our courtyard as weather allows but move indoors if conditions are poor. Register here. 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/ 

Read and Play (3-5 years)

Read and Play (3-5 years)

Read and Play (3-5 years) Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 PM – MIXED LOCATION 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 storytime. 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. Runs six weeks. Register here. 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/ 

Baby Bounce and Groove (0-18 months and a caregiver)

Baby Bounce and Groove (0-18 months and a caregiver)

Baby Bounce and Groove Age range: Birth – 18 months and a caregiver Tuesdays, 10:00 – 10:30 am – MIXED LOCATION Join us for stories, rhymes, and baby movement. We’ll focus on the keys for early literacy—singing, reading, talking, playing, and pre-writing. This six-week program will be held outside in our courtyard as weather allows but move indoors if conditions are poor. Register here. 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/ 

Book Buddies

Book Buddies

Book Buddies (Grades 1+) Mondays, 2:30 – 3:00 PM – Zoom Kids work one-on-one with a teen mentor on developing reading skills. Teens will provide support when kids struggle and read or chat with them when they need a break. This is a six-week program. You must commit to 4 out of 6 weeks to join. Kids and families, register here. Got a tween/teen at home who is a strong reader? Youth 11 and older can volunteer as mentors in our Book Buddy program and earn community service hours! For more information, click here.

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Pirate

Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Pirate

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 Pirate! 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 fifth in a series of eight programs. Watch live on Thursday, July 8th, at 4:30pm to participate in the interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from our pirate friend! Schedule of special guests: March...