Event Tags: Special Events

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/ 

Jazz Greats

Jazz Greats

Jazz Greats Age range: Grades Kindergarten -5th Monday, 8/16, 4:00 – 5:00 PM – INDOOR 2021 is the library’s 100th birthday! When our library was first built in 1921, Jazz music was sweeping the nation. We’ll create makerspace instruments and learn about 1920s jazz greats like Louis Armstrong in this celebratory event. 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/ 

Olympic Medal Kit

Olympic Medal Kit

Olympic Medal Kit Age range: 1.5 – 5 years and caregiver Available for pickup early/mid-August – staff will email you when the kit is ready for pick up, at which point you can pick up anytime we are open. Kids and caregivers can work together to create a wearable Olympic medal to celebrate the Olympics! This kit relies on skills like coloring, tracing, and threading that help prepare kids to write. Differentiated based on age. Register here.

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/ 

Summer Sensory: Cloud Dough

Summer Sensory: Cloud Dough

Summer Sensory: Cloud Dough Age Rang: 2-5 years and a caregiver Tuesday, 8/3, 4:00 – 4:45 PM – INDOORS Also available as a take home kit, available for pickup to do at home. Taste safe sensory play helps children connect what they see, hear, touch and smell to learning concepts. Work together to make cloud dough, a super soft play material. Smocks available for children at the in-person event, but we suggest all wear clothes that can get messy. Register here.

Wild Lights Paint

Wild Lights Paint

Wild Lights Paint (Grades K-5) Monday, 7/26, 4:00 – 5:00 PM – OUTDOOR Choose between an adorable fox or a sweet sloth nightlight and paint it your own way! Each participant will also receive a Lola the Library Owl pendant to paint. 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/ 

DIY Flapper Headband and Necklace

DIY Flapper Headband and Necklace

DIY Flapper Headband and Necklace Age range: Grades Kindergarten – 5th Monday, 7/19, 4:00 – 5:00 PM – INDOOR We’re celebrating 100 years at the library! Join us to go back in time to when the library was first founded in Pawling in 1921. Learn about how America changed for women and girls in the 1920s. We’ll try out popular dance moves of the era and make accessories. 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/