The Pawling Free Library is the recipient of a 2017 MHLS Outreach Mini Grant Program grant which will be used to enhance educational programming for community seniors. According to Brian Avery, Library Director, the library receives many requests for computer classes. “These requests originate most frequently from residents who are senior citizens. With this grant, we will not only be able to offer classes, we can contract for a professional teacher who will teach classes that treat more advanced topics than basic computing.” The grant funds are provided by the New York State Library Division of Library Development. This is the fourth grant received by the Pawling Library this year. Library grants provide additional resources that are used to enhance community programming at all age levels. The Pawling Library is a resource that provides programming for all members of the community, as well as offering a communal place where residents can come together. Mr. Avery continued,” Computer literacy is a core skill in the modern world. This grant will allow us to cultivate that skill...
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- 2210:00 AM-11:00 AMOct/Fri/2021
Ages: 2.5 – 3.5 years and a caregiver
Fridays, 10:00-11:00 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 program will be held outside in our courtyard as weather allows but move indoors if needed due to weather or other concerns. Registration required.
Join for as many or as few classes as you are comfortable and able. But please ONLY register for dates you plan to attend, as spaces are limited. Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two years old MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors. We highly suggest but do not require vaccinated patrons mask up at indoor events.
For the most up to date information about our policies, visit our website: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/re-opening-information/12:00 PM-5:00 PMOct/Fri/2021Take home activity kit for Grades 3-5
Available the weeks of 10/22
Learn how to make bead animal keychains that are great for backpacks and gifts. Includes a tutorial.
Registration required. Register here. Our staff will email you when each kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open on your schedule.12:00 PM-5:00 PMOct/Fri/2021Take home activity kit for Grades K-2 and their families.
Available the week of 10/22
This kit will include materials for children in grades Kindergarten – 2nd grade to create a witch or wizard hat ring toss game. Challenge family and friends to a ring toss showdown using supplies you made!
Registration required. Register here. Our staff will email you when the kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open on your schedule.12:00 PM-5:00 PMOct/Fri/2021Take home activity kit for ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver
Measure, count, and sort with this kit, which uses monsters to encourage math learning. Kits for ages 3-5 will include M&Ms or Skittles for use in the activity. No candy will be used for activities for children under 3.
Registration required. Register here. Our staff will email you when the kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open & on your schedule.