Event Tags: teens

Baseball Ticket Raffle: Summer Reading

Baseball Ticket Raffle: Summer Reading

Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Baseball Raffle  (All ages, grown-ups included!) Start your summer reading early! Log your reading and collect raffle tickets before 7/15 for your chance to win tickets to Hudson Valley Renegades or Danbury Westerners Games for the whole family. We’ll pull winners for the baseball raffle on 7/15/2022! Two lucky participants will win a family four-pack of tickets to a Hudson Valley Renegades game. This prize includes tickets and team caps for any available home Renegades game in Wappingers Falls, NY.  This MiBL Yankee Affiliate team puts on family-friendly games at Dutchess Stadium, often including fireworks and kids’ competitions! 20 or more participants will win tickets family pack tickets to see the Danbury Westerners play at Rogers Park in Danbury. The Westerners were the NECBL Champions in 2021 and with the park so close to home, it’s an easy outing for the family. Participants do not have to be present to win. We will notify winners via email or phone. More about our Summer Reading Program and how to earn raffle...

Summer Reading Starts Today!

Summer Reading Starts Today!

Oceans of Possibility Summer Reading Challenge (All ages, grown-ups included!) Program runs 6/20 – 8/20 The 2022 Summer Reading Challenge has something for everyone! Whether your family is motivated by helping our community, earning brag badges that show off kids’ reading accomplishments, or a love of ice cream and other rewards, like free books and toys, we’ve got a challenge for you. Participants simply record the time they spend reading (or being read to) on a paper reading log or on our website. For each 150 minutes read, kids will earn brag badges they can wear or attach to their backpack. There’s other incentives kids can earn along the way too, like free books, stickers, and raffle tickets for bigger prizes, like HV Renegades Baseball tickets or a Kindle Fire. When participants read 1,200 minutes or more over the summer, they’ll earn a certificate of achievement. On top of individual prizes, the reading logged in our summer reading challenge helps our community grow! If Pawling can log 20,000 minutes read this summer, we will earn...

Valentine Craft Party (6th Grade & Up)

Valentine Craft Party (6th Grade & Up)

This event is now take-away kits only. You can choose from a variety of projects including Valentine Gnomes, String Hearts and Love-You-To-Pieces Wreaths that you can give as gifts or keep for yourself. Take-away kits will be available by request while supplies last, beginning Monday, February 7th. Please indicate which craft kit you would prefer.

Family Gingerbread Kits (Ages 1.5 – 18 years and families)

Family Gingerbread Kits (Ages 1.5 – 18 years and families)

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. Due to demand, we are currently limiting kits to one per family. Kits are for families with youth 18 years old or under. The kits must be picked up from the library during our regular operating hours. Our staff will email you when kits are ready, sometime during the week of 12/8-12/15. The frosting, cookies, and candy may contain gluten, eggs, and dairy. The kits are nut free, but some candy may be made in a nut environment. Registration required. Click here to register.

Latinx History Explorers: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Latinx History Explorers: Lin-Manuel Miranda

  Monday, 11/22, 4:30 – 5:15 PM on Zoom (Ages 8 -18) Are you a fan of Hamilton? In the Heights? Moana and Disney’s upcoming Encanto? Discover the legacy of actor and musician Lin-Manuel Miranda and the impact he has made on pop culture and the Latinx community with special guest historian and educator Sara Youngbar. Designed especially for young people, this small group program will feature interactive activities. Bienvenidos hispanohablantes. Tickets available at no cost to you thanks to the Mid-Hudson Library System. Registration required. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/203283896607 Find out more about the program leader, Sara Youngbar, at her website: https://instabio.cc/youngbar

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/

Battle of the Books T-Shirt Meeting

Battle of the Books T-Shirt Meeting

Team members will tie dye their Team T-shirts for the MHLS Battle of the Books!

Unicorn Hunting

Unicorn Hunting

Search for unicorns around the library. If you see one snap a photo!