Event Tags: School Age 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. 

Homeschool Space (Grades K-4)

Homeschool Space (Grades K-4)

Alternating Fridays (2/5, 2/19, 3/5, & 3/19) LIVE ON ZOOM, 1:00-2:00 pm – Ms. Neena This program welcomes homeschoolers grades K-4. We’ll work on collaboration through virtual activities. This session, the focus will be kid driven social interaction. We may play group games like charades or we may just chat and be silly. Up to the group! Register here. At this time, we can ONLY accommodate home schooling children—this does not include children enrolled in remote learning through a school district. Remote learners are instead welcome in all our other virtual and kit programming.

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. 

Roblox Social Club (Grades 2-4)

Roblox Social Club (Grades 2-4)

Live on Zoom; Alternating Tuesdays (2/2, 2/16, 3/2, & 3/16) 4:00-4:45 pm – Phil Roblox is a super popular online game that allows kids to make, play, and share games they have created. Kids in grades 2-4 can chat while exploring different games together. Both Zoom and Roblox must be downloaded to participate. Register here.  

Spy Club (Grades K-4 and families)

Spy Club (Grades K-4 and families)

Activity Kits & Tutorial Provided, runs 9 weeks Do you have what it takes to solve mysteries and be a spy? Weekly educational activities focus on the skills needed to become an expert spy, like forensic science, observation, mapping, and code breaking. Hands on games, puzzles, and more. Developing readers may need assistance with reading instructions and setting up materials. Register here. Kit pickup is weekly, 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. 

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/

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.

Vote: President of the Library Books!

Vote: President of the Library Books!

Time to show up for your favorite characters! Did you know that for the last two months, youth in our community have put together nominations for the next President of the Library Books?  Well, now it’s time to vote for the winners! Help us pick which characters you think would make the best leader! Visit https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/election/ to vote, from October 26 – November 3. One winner will be chosen for the Children’s division (Ages 5-10) and one for the Teen division (Ages 11-18). Winners will be announced November 3. The president of the library is a leader, chosen by popular vote, who is in charge of all of the other book characters in the library. To win the President of the Library election, a character must be nominated by a teen or child. Each participant has written a platform for their selected character that describes the characters beliefs and what they would do as president. Anyone is eligible to vote.

DIY Japanese Candy Making (Grades K-4)

DIY Japanese Candy Making (Grades K-4)

Activity Kits Provided Follow along with translated directions or watch our video tutorial releases Saturday, 10/24 1:00 pm   — Miss Neena Kracie brand Japanese candy kits are popular across the globe, but difficult to get in the United States. Kids will enjoy making and tasting their own candy, all while practicing following directions and learning about Japanese culture. Registration required. Join here.

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.