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Saturday June 6, 2020
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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cocina Rica y Saludable / Healthy Cuisine

Aprenda cómo cocinar guisados saludables y deliciosos con Iris Campion, terapeuta de Ayurveda y maestra de yoga, nos comparte recetas fáciles de hacer con ingredientes que apoyan el sistema inmunológico. También nos dará tips Ayurvédicos de cómo preservar los ingredientes durante cuarentena, así como remedios caseros. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to cook healthy and delicious dishes based on Ayurvedic Recipes to support the immune system. This class is conducted by Iris Campion. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Aprenda cómo cocinar guisados saludables y deliciosos con Iris Campion, terapeuta de Ayurveda y maestra de yoga, nos comparte recetas fáciles de hacer con ingredientes que apoyan el sistema inmunológico. También nos dará tips Ayurvédicos de cómo preservar los ingredientes durante cuarentena, así como remedios caseros. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to cook healthy and delicious dishes based on Ayurvedic Recipes to support the immune system. This class is conducted by Iris Campion. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Taller La Cultura Cura – Culture Heals Workshop “Ancestral Customs”

Estudiemos juntos las costumbres y herencia ancestral para recobrar nuestra vida sustentable, basada en el respeto mutuo, la autosuficiencia y el orgullo de contribuir con el ejemplo a las relaciones familiares y comunitarias. Taller impartido por Anita Campion. Sesión virtual. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Let’s discover the heritage left us by the cultures of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. This workshop is conducted by Anita Campion. Virtual Session. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Estudiemos juntos las costumbres y herencia ancestral para recobrar nuestra vida sustentable, basada en el respeto mutuo, la autosuficiencia y el orgullo de contribuir con el ejemplo a las relaciones familiares y comunitarias. Taller impartido por Anita Campion. Sesión virtual. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Let’s discover the heritage left us by the cultures of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. This workshop is conducted by Anita Campion. Virtual Session. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321 
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Monday June 8, 2020
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Taller de Chromebook para Padres – Chromebook Workshop for Parents

Aprenda el uso del dispositivo electrónico Chromebook, mediante la introducción de algunos de los servicios de Google. Este será un taller completamente practico y estará dirigido de forma virtual por Walter Manrique y Elva Margarita Corbaton.  Requisitos: tener un Chromebook. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to use the Chromebook electronic device by introducing some of Google's services. This will be a completely practical workshop and will be conducted virtually by Walter Manrique and Elva Margarita Corbaton. Requirements: have a Chromebook. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Aprenda el uso del dispositivo electrónico Chromebook, mediante la introducción de algunos de los servicios de Google. Este será un taller completamente practico y estará dirigido de forma virtual por Walter Manrique y Elva Margarita Corbaton.  Requisitos: tener un Chromebook. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to use the Chromebook electronic device by introducing some of Google's services. This will be a completely practical workshop and will be conducted virtually by Walter Manrique and Elva Margarita Corbaton. Requirements: have a Chromebook. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

 
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7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cine-Foro en español – Online Movie Forum in Spanish

Semanalmente disfrute de una película seleccionada de diferentes géneros. Los lunes se comparte percepciones, puntos de vista y reflexiones acerca de la película. Requiere inscripción para recibir la película seleccionada y la invitación con el enlace para la sesión virtual. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Enjoy a movie from home and join our virtual discussion groups on Mondays to talk about it. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Semanalmente disfrute de una película seleccionada de diferentes géneros. Los lunes se comparte percepciones, puntos de vista y reflexiones acerca de la película. Requiere inscripción para recibir la película seleccionada y la invitación con el enlace para la sesión virtual. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Enjoy a movie from home and join our virtual discussion groups on Mondays to talk about it. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Tuesday June 9, 2020
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Bike Touring through Poughkeepsie

Follow Angela as see explores virtually some scenic places and historic landmarks on her bike. Video will be available at 9 am.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Follow Angela as see explores virtually some scenic places and historic landmarks on her bike. Video will be available at 9 am.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Hablemos de Comida y Tradiciones / Let's Talk about Food & Traditions

Hablemos de comida y compartamos recetas, tradiciones, secretos y consejos de nuestra propia experiencia en la cocina y las que heredamos de madres y abuelas. En cada reunión los participantes aportan una receta de su país.  Esta es una reunión en línea. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Chat about cooking tips, secrets, and traditions from our countries of origin and share your recipes. This is a virtual session. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Hablemos de comida y compartamos recetas, tradiciones, secretos y consejos de nuestra propia experiencia en la cocina y las que heredamos de madres y abuelas. En cada reunión los participantes aportan una receta de su país.  Esta es una reunión en línea. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Chat about cooking tips, secrets, and traditions from our countries of origin and share your recipes. This is a virtual session. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

 

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for students (10 years and up). Meet virtually for 45 minutes sessions with a coding expert on Tuesdays at 3 PM. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up here. Submit what your creations to teencafe@pokib.org to be posted on our NEW Teen Cafe blog.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for students (10 years and up). Meet virtually for 45 minutes sessions with a coding expert on Tuesdays at 3 PM. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up here. Submit what your creations to teencafe@pokib.org to be posted on our NEW Teen Cafe blog.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trivia Tuesdays at Home!

Join us for trivia from the comfort of your own home. Please email Krista Miller at kmiller@poklib.org to register no later than Tuesday, June 9that noon.

Participants must have two internet-connected devices (laptop, smartphone, etc...). You will receive instructions via email on the day of trivia.

This week's trivia theme is Book vs. Movie!

CONTACT: Krista Miller  kmiller@poklib.org

Join us for trivia from the comfort of your own home. Please email Krista Miller at kmiller@poklib.org to register no later than Tuesday, June 9that noon.

Participants must have two internet-connected devices (laptop, smartphone, etc...). You will receive instructions via email on the day of trivia.

This week's trivia theme is Book vs. Movie!

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  
   kmiller@poklib.org

Saturday June 13, 2020
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Taller La Cultura Cura – Culture Heals Workshop “Ancestral Customs”

Estudiemos juntos las costumbres y herencia ancestral para recobrar nuestra vida sustentable, basada en el respeto mutuo, la autosuficiencia y el orgullo de contribuir con el ejemplo a las relaciones familiares y comunitarias. Taller impartido por Anita Campion. Sesión virtual. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Let’s discover the heritage left us by the cultures of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. This workshop is conducted by Anita Campion. Virtual Session. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321   ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Estudiemos juntos las costumbres y herencia ancestral para recobrar nuestra vida sustentable, basada en el respeto mutuo, la autosuficiencia y el orgullo de contribuir con el ejemplo a las relaciones familiares y comunitarias. Taller impartido por Anita Campion. Sesión virtual. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Let’s discover the heritage left us by the cultures of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica. This workshop is conducted by Anita Campion. Virtual Session. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321 
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Monday June 15, 2020
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Taller de Chromebook para Padres – Chromebook Workshop for Parents

Aprenda el uso del dispositivo electrónico Chromebook, mediante la introducción de algunos de los servicios de Google. Este será un taller completamente practico y estará dirigido de forma virtual por Walter Manrique y Elva Margarita Corbaton.  Requisitos: tener un Chromebook. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to use the Chromebook electronic device by introducing some of Google's services. This will be a completely practical workshop and will be conducted virtually by Walter Manrique and Elva Margarita Corbaton. Requirements: have a Chromebook. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Aprenda el uso del dispositivo electrónico Chromebook, mediante la introducción de algunos de los servicios de Google. Este será un taller completamente practico y estará dirigido de forma virtual por Walter Manrique y Elva Margarita Corbaton.  Requisitos: tener un Chromebook. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to use the Chromebook electronic device by introducing some of Google's services. This will be a completely practical workshop and will be conducted virtually by Walter Manrique and Elva Margarita Corbaton. Requirements: have a Chromebook. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Wednesday June 17, 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Books and Brews

Join us online as we discuss The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. The book is available on Hoopla for Poughkeepsie Public Library card holders and Overdrive for all MHLS card holders.

"When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The patched-up ship has seen better days, but it offers her everything she could possible want: a spot to call home, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy and some distance from her past. And nothing could be further from what she's known than the crew of the Wayfarer?

If interested in joining our real-time Zoom session, please email Kira Thompson at kthompson@poklib.org to be added to the meeting link invite list.

CONTACT: Kira Thompson  kthompson@poklib.org

Join us online as we discuss The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. The book is available on Hoopla for Poughkeepsie Public Library card holders and Overdrive for all MHLS card holders.

"When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The patched-up ship has seen better days, but it offers her everything she could possible want: a spot to call home, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy and some distance from her past. And nothing could be further from what she's known than the crew of the Wayfarer?

If interested in joining our real-time Zoom session, please email Kira Thompson at kthompson@poklib.org to be added to the meeting link invite list.

CONTACT:
  Kira Thompson
  
   kthompson@poklib.org

Thursday June 18, 2020
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Big Read Planning Meeting

A virtual gathering of the Big Read community partners.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@pokblib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

A virtual gathering of the Big Read community partners.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x 3372
   jratzlaff@pokblib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Graphic Novel Book Club

Join us for our virtual graphic novel book club for teens and adults! 

Book: Y the Last Man, Vol 1: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughn.

"A plague of unknown origin destroys every last sperm, fetus, and fully developed mammal with a Y chromosome--with the apparent exception of one young man and his male pet. Now, aided by the mysterious Agent 355, the last human male Yorick Brown contends with danger while trying to reach his girlfriend on the other side of the globe and find out why he's the only man to survive."

 Please email Krista Miller at kmiller@poklib.org if interested in joining. . You'll receive an email the day of book club with an invite link to join our video chat room. 

CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Join us for our virtual graphic novel book club for teens and adults! 

Book: Y the Last Man, Vol 1: Unmanned by Brian K. Vaughn.

"A plague of unknown origin destroys every last sperm, fetus, and fully developed mammal with a Y chromosome--with the apparent exception of one young man and his male pet. Now, aided by the mysterious Agent 355, the last human male Yorick Brown contends with danger while trying to reach his girlfriend on the other side of the globe and find out why he's the only man to survive."

 Please email Krista Miller at kmiller@poklib.org if interested in joining. . You'll receive an email the day of book club with an invite link to join our video chat room. 

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445 x3366
   kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
An Evening of Poetry

Sean Foley, former Marine, failed architect, restoration expert, has been writing poetry for 35 years.  Followed by an Open Mic.  Please check with that the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center has re-opened before you go.

CONTACT: Adult Reference  845-485-3445 x3702  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Vassar College - Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Sean Foley, former Marine, failed architect, restoration expert, has been writing poetry for 35 years.  Followed by an Open Mic.  Please check with that the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center has re-opened before you go.

CONTACT:
  Adult Reference
  845.485.3445 x3702
   adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Vassar College - Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

Monday June 22, 2020
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Taller de Chromebook para Padres – Chromebook Workshop for Parents

Aprenda el uso del dispositivo electrónico Chromebook, mediante la introducción de algunos de los servicios de Google. Este será un taller completamente practico y estará dirigido de forma virtual por Walter Manrique y Elva Margarita Corbaton.  Requisitos: tener un Chromebook. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to use the Chromebook electronic device by introducing some of Google's services. This will be a completely practical workshop and will be conducted virtually by Walter Manrique and Elva Margarita Corbaton. Requirements: have a Chromebook. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT: Elva Margarita Corbaton  8454853445 EXT 3321  ecorbaton@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Aprenda el uso del dispositivo electrónico Chromebook, mediante la introducción de algunos de los servicios de Google. Este será un taller completamente practico y estará dirigido de forma virtual por Walter Manrique y Elva Margarita Corbaton.  Requisitos: tener un Chromebook. Inscríbase en ecorbaton@poklib.org.

Learn how to use the Chromebook electronic device by introducing some of Google's services. This will be a completely practical workshop and will be conducted virtually by Walter Manrique and Elva Margarita Corbaton. Requirements: have a Chromebook. Register at ecorbaton@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Elva Margarita Corbaton
  8454853445 EXT 3321
   ecorbaton@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Wednesday June 24, 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Board of Trustees

Regular monthly meeting of the Library District's Board of Trustees.  The meeting packet is available here.

CONTACT: Bonny Algozzine  (845) 485-3445 x3306  balgozzine@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

Regular monthly meeting of the Library District's Board of Trustees.  The meeting packet is available here.

CONTACT:
  Bonny Algozzine
  (845) 485.3445 x3306
   balgozzine@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

Thursday June 25, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Not Your Mama's Book Group

We will be discussing One Second After by William R. Forstchen. Check with Tammy Myers via email whether the discussion will be held virtually or in person. tmyers@poklib.org

CONTACT: Tammy Myers  tmyers@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

We will be discussing One Second After by William R. Forstchen. Check with Tammy Myers via email whether the discussion will be held virtually or in person. tmyers@poklib.org

CONTACT:
  Tammy Myers
  
   tmyers@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Sunday June 28, 2020
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hiking Club- FDR Historic Site

Interested in hiking but not sure where to go? Join us as we explore some great local hiking spots! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear and bring your own water/snacks.

Registration Required. Subject to Change.

Please meet in the back left corner of the main parking lot located at 4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538. Hike will be approximately 3 miles with some elevation change

CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: FDR Historic Site
There are 3 spaces available.

Interested in hiking but not sure where to go? Join us as we explore some great local hiking spots! Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear and bring your own water/snacks.

Registration Required. Subject to Change.

Please meet in the back left corner of the main parking lot located at 4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538. Hike will be approximately 3 miles with some elevation change

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445 x3366
   kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: FDR Historic Site

There are 3 spaces available.

Monday June 29, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of summer and kick-off the Summer Reading Game! We'll be closing the parking lot for this awesome celebration. Will you attempt to scale the 24-ft rock-climbing wall? Don't miss the games, fun, and more!

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of summer and kick-off the Summer Reading Game! We'll be closing the parking lot for this awesome celebration. Will you attempt to scale the 24-ft rock-climbing wall? Don't miss the games, fun, and more!

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Teens,  celebrate the beginning of summer and kick-off the Summer Reading Challenge! Will you attempt to scale the 24-ft rock-climbing wall? The parking lot will be closed for this awesome celebration. Don't miss the games, fun, and more!

Don't forget your mask and to socially distance.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Teens,  celebrate the beginning of summer and kick-off the Summer Reading Challenge! Will you attempt to scale the 24-ft rock-climbing wall? The parking lot will be closed for this awesome celebration. Don't miss the games, fun, and more!

Don't forget your mask and to socially distance.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mystery Mondays Book Discussion

Today's Book:  Under Orders by Dick Francis

Please check with Suzanne Christensen if the discussion will be held in person or online.  

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.  ntchristensen@netzero.net

CONTACT: Suzanne Christensen  (845)485-3445 x3422  ntchristensen@netzero.net
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Today's Book:  Under Orders by Dick Francis

Please check with Suzanne Christensen if the discussion will be held in person or online.  

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.  ntchristensen@netzero.net

CONTACT:
  Suzanne Christensen
  (845)485.3445 x3422
   ntchristensen@netzero.net

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Tuesday June 30, 2020

Hiking 101 is intended as a presentation for people with little or no previous experience who are interested in hiking. Topics to be discussed will include planning a trip, clothing to wear, and gear to bring along. Questions will be encouraged. Presented on behalf of the Adirondack Hiking Club (ADK)

CONTACT: Administration  845-485-3445 x3707
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Hiking 101 is intended as a presentation for people with little or no previous experience who are interested in hiking. Topics to be discussed will include planning a trip, clothing to wear, and gear to bring along. Questions will be encouraged. Presented on behalf of the Adirondack Hiking Club (ADK)

CONTACT:
  Administration
  845.485.3445 x3707
  

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Friday July 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Brain Games

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT: Barrie Hartman  barrie34@aol.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT:
  Barrie Hartman
  
   barrie34@aol.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Monday July 6, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

*No program on Monday, August 10*

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

*No program on Monday, August 10*

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
   tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Tuesday July 7, 2020

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Mexican Sushi Roll Ups

Make a fun snack with Mexican-inspired ingredients.  Learn to make Mexican Sushi Roll-ups and share with others.  Using Mexican inspired ingredients, impress your family with this healthy, tasty snack.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Make a fun snack with Mexican-inspired ingredients.  Learn to make Mexican Sushi Roll-ups and share with others.  Using Mexican inspired ingredients, impress your family with this healthy, tasty snack.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Coding Club

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Wednesday July 8, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Take & Make-Decorate a Summer Tote

Get a plain canvas tote and a set of colored fabric markers so you can customize your tote.

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by Adriance to pick up your craft kit.materials. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

Get a plain canvas tote and a set of colored fabric markers so you can customize your tote.

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by Adriance to pick up your craft kit.materials. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

Thursday July 9, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Canciones Y Cuentos: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Friday July 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Brain Games

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT: Barrie Hartman  barrie34@aol.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT:
  Barrie Hartman
  
   barrie34@aol.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Monday July 13, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
   tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
DIY Mason Jar Aquarium

Stop by the library and make your own aquarium to take home. Grades K-5.

Registration required.  

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x320
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Stop by the library and make your own aquarium to take home. Grades K-5.

Registration required.  

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x320
  

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 

Learn how to do three magic tricks and amaze your friends! Grades 1-6.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Learn how to do three magic tricks and amaze your friends! Grades 1-6.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Great Decisions: The Philippines & the US

The Philippines has had a special relationship with the United States since the islands were ceded by Spain to the United States after the Spanish-American War at the end of the 19th century.  However, since the election of Rodrigo Duterte, the country has pivoted more toward China, and away from the U.S. Duterte has also launched a large-scale war on drugs that many criticize for its brutality. What does the future hold for U.S, relations with the Philippines?  Facilitator Debora Shon, Poughkeepsie Public Library District.

CONTACT: Administration  845-485-3445 x3707  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

The Philippines has had a special relationship with the United States since the islands were ceded by Spain to the United States after the Spanish-American War at the end of the 19th century.  However, since the election of Rodrigo Duterte, the country has pivoted more toward China, and away from the U.S. Duterte has also launched a large-scale war on drugs that many criticize for its brutality. What does the future hold for U.S, relations with the Philippines?  Facilitator Debora Shon, Poughkeepsie Public Library District.

CONTACT:
  Administration
  845.485.3445 x3707
   adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Tuesday July 14, 2020

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Dreams for the Future

Create your own personal Vision Board – imagine your life’s story five years from now. What do you see? Imagine it and make it come true! Take our career personality survey, to discover what careers work with your personality.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Create your own personal Vision Board – imagine your life’s story five years from now. What do you see? Imagine it and make it come true! Take our career personality survey, to discover what careers work with your personality.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Coding Club

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Wednesday July 15, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Take & Make-Origami Cranes & More

Pick up colored origami paper and written instructions for several projects. A Youtube video will be available on FB and our Youtube channel as well.

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by Adriance  to pick up materials.

 Registration required. Since our supplies are limited we can only accommodate individual patrons. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

Pick up colored origami paper and written instructions for several projects. A Youtube video will be available on FB and our Youtube channel as well.

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by Adriance  to pick up materials.

 Registration required. Since our supplies are limited we can only accommodate individual patrons. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairy Tale STEM Challenge Series

Join us as we create contraptions designed to get our favorite fairy tale characters out of a jam! This session will run for 4 weeks completing one contraption per week. Grades 2-5.

Register with email & phone number in the event this proram is run virtually. One parent per child allowed at this time.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Join us as we create contraptions designed to get our favorite fairy tale characters out of a jam! This session will run for 4 weeks completing one contraption per week. Grades 2-5.

Register with email & phone number in the event this proram is run virtually. One parent per child allowed at this time.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Books and Brews

Join us as we discuss The Rise of Wolf 8 by Rick McIntyre. This program may be online or at a location TBD. 

"Yellowstone National Park was once home to an abundance of wild wolves— but park rangers killed the last of their kind in the 1920s. Decades later, the rangers brought them back, with the first wolves arriving from Canada in 1995. This is the incredible true story of one of those wolves. Wolf 8 struggles at first— he is smaller than the other pups, and often bullied— but soon he bonds with an alpha female whose mate was shot. An unusually young alpha male, barely a teenager in human years, Wolf 8 rises to the occasion, hunting skillfully, and even defending his family from the wolf who killed his father. But soon he faces a new opponent: his adopted son, who mates with a violent alpha female. Can Wolf 8 protect his valley without harming his protégé? Authored by a renowned wolf researcher and gifted storyteller, The Rise of Wolf 8 marks the beginning of an original and bold new trilogy, which will transform our view of wolves forever."

If interested in joining, please email Kira Thompson at kthompson@poklib.org to be added to the meeting invitation list. 

CONTACT: Kira Thompson  845-485-3445 x3350  kthompson@poklib.org

Join us as we discuss The Rise of Wolf 8 by Rick McIntyre. This program may be online or at a location TBD. 

"Yellowstone National Park was once home to an abundance of wild wolves— but park rangers killed the last of their kind in the 1920s. Decades later, the rangers brought them back, with the first wolves arriving from Canada in 1995. This is the incredible true story of one of those wolves. Wolf 8 struggles at first— he is smaller than the other pups, and often bullied— but soon he bonds with an alpha female whose mate was shot. An unusually young alpha male, barely a teenager in human years, Wolf 8 rises to the occasion, hunting skillfully, and even defending his family from the wolf who killed his father. But soon he faces a new opponent: his adopted son, who mates with a violent alpha female. Can Wolf 8 protect his valley without harming his protégé? Authored by a renowned wolf researcher and gifted storyteller, The Rise of Wolf 8 marks the beginning of an original and bold new trilogy, which will transform our view of wolves forever."

If interested in joining, please email Kira Thompson at kthompson@poklib.org to be added to the meeting invitation list. 

CONTACT:
  Kira Thompson
  845.485.3445 x3350
   kthompson@poklib.org

Thursday July 16, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Canciones Y Cuentos: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
A Troll Celebration!

Come and get into the spirit for the DVD release of the new movie "Trolls World Tour"! We'll be making Troll hair costume accessories of your favorite characters and listening to the Trolls World Tour movie soundtrack! Grades 1-5. 

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Come and get into the spirit for the DVD release of the new movie "Trolls World Tour"! We'll be making Troll hair costume accessories of your favorite characters and listening to the Trolls World Tour movie soundtrack! Grades 1-5. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Star Wars Character Crafts

Come and make a Star Wars craft. Pick a character from your favorite movie. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Come and make a Star Wars craft. Pick a character from your favorite movie. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Artist Talk & Reception: Anita Fina
CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  jratzlaff@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Virtual Graphic Novel Book Club

Join us for our virtual graphic novel book club for teens and adults!

Book: Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler (Graphic Novel Version)

"In this graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower, by Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team behind the #1 bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the author portrays a searing vision of America's future. In the year 2024, the country is marred by unattended environmental and economic crises that lead to social chaos. Lauren Olamina, a preacher's daughter living in Los Angeles, is protected from danger by the walls of her gated community. However, in a night of fire and death, what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny . . . and the birth of a new faith."

 Please email Krista Miller at kmiller@poklib.org if interested in joining. You'll receive an email the day of book club with an invite link to join our video chat room.

CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Join us for our virtual graphic novel book club for teens and adults!

Book: Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler (Graphic Novel Version)

"In this graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower, by Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team behind the #1 bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, the author portrays a searing vision of America's future. In the year 2024, the country is marred by unattended environmental and economic crises that lead to social chaos. Lauren Olamina, a preacher's daughter living in Los Angeles, is protected from danger by the walls of her gated community. However, in a night of fire and death, what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: a startling vision of human destiny . . . and the birth of a new faith."

 Please email Krista Miller at kmiller@poklib.org if interested in joining. You'll receive an email the day of book club with an invite link to join our video chat room.

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445 x3366
   kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Friday July 17, 2020
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shred Free Day @ Your Library

What can I Shred?  Personal documents with staples, paper clips, binders, books, and small amounts of discs and CD ROMs, and credit cards.  Thank you to HV Legal Shred for this Service.  3 bags maximum per person.

CONTACT: Administration  845-485-3445x3707  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

What can I Shred?  Personal documents with staples, paper clips, binders, books, and small amounts of discs and CD ROMs, and credit cards.  Thank you to HV Legal Shred for this Service.  3 bags maximum per person.

CONTACT:
  Administration
  845.485.3445x3707
   adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance Memorial Library

Monday July 20, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
   tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 

Paint and decorate your own flower pot and then plant some seeds and watch it grow! Grades K-5. 

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Paint and decorate your own flower pot and then plant some seeds and watch it grow! Grades K-5. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Tuesday July 21, 2020

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Journal Writing Workshop - Reflections on Life

Learn new truths about yourself while expressing your uniqueness. Youth services librarian Martha Farrell will give you writing tips and prompts to help you get started on a personal journaling experience. All writings will be private unless you choose to share.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Learn new truths about yourself while expressing your uniqueness. Youth services librarian Martha Farrell will give you writing tips and prompts to help you get started on a personal journaling experience. All writings will be private unless you choose to share.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Coding Club

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mad Hatter's Tea Party

"Once upon a time" your favorite library held a Mad Hatter's Tea Party to celebrate the silly in everyone and to test your skills in designing a hat the Mad Hatter would approve of. So...follow the White Rabbit, come dressed in your tea party best, and have tea/snacks, games, and crafts from Lewis Carroll's timeless classic: Alice in Wonderland. Grades PreK - 2.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

"Once upon a time" your favorite library held a Mad Hatter's Tea Party to celebrate the silly in everyone and to test your skills in designing a hat the Mad Hatter would approve of. So...follow the White Rabbit, come dressed in your tea party best, and have tea/snacks, games, and crafts from Lewis Carroll's timeless classic: Alice in Wonderland. Grades PreK - 2.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Trivia Tuesdays at Home!

Join us for trivia from the comfort of your own home. Registration Required. 

Participants must have two internet-connected devices (laptop, smartphone, etc...). Please include an email address. You will receive instructions via email on the day of trivia.

This week's trivia theme is The States!

CONTACT: Krista Miller  845-485-3445 x3366  kmiller@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Join us for trivia from the comfort of your own home. Registration Required. 

Participants must have two internet-connected devices (laptop, smartphone, etc...). Please include an email address. You will receive instructions via email on the day of trivia.

This week's trivia theme is The States!

CONTACT:
  Krista Miller
  845.485.3445 x3366
   kmiller@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday July 22, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mad Hatter's Tea Party

"Once upon a time" your favorite library held a Mad Hatter's Tea Party to celebrate the silly in everyone and to test your skills in designing a hat the Mad Hatter would approve of. So...follow the White Rabbit, come dressed in your tea party best, and have tea/snacks, games, and crafts from Lewis Carroll's timeless classic: Alice in Wonderland. Grades 3-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

"Once upon a time" your favorite library held a Mad Hatter's Tea Party to celebrate the silly in everyone and to test your skills in designing a hat the Mad Hatter would approve of. So...follow the White Rabbit, come dressed in your tea party best, and have tea/snacks, games, and crafts from Lewis Carroll's timeless classic: Alice in Wonderland. Grades 3-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
  

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hudson Valley Hospice: Making Every Moment Count

An informative talk to help dispel the myths associated with hospice. Learn what you need to know now - before a crisis - and gather information on advance care planning to help you talk with loved ones. Guest host is Sophia Kozlowski Sciacca, Hudson Valley Hospice. Registration Required. 

CONTACT: Tammy Myers  845-485-3445 x3409  tmyers@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms
The registration period has ended.

An informative talk to help dispel the myths associated with hospice. Learn what you need to know now - before a crisis - and gather information on advance care planning to help you talk with loved ones. Guest host is Sophia Kozlowski Sciacca, Hudson Valley Hospice. Registration Required. 

CONTACT:
  Tammy Myers
  845.485.3445 x3409
   tmyers@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

The registration period has ended.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Board of Trustees

Regular monthly meeting of the Library District's Board of Trustees.  The meeting packet is available here.

CONTACT: Bonny Algozzine  (845) 485-3445 x3306  balgozzine@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

Regular monthly meeting of the Library District's Board of Trustees.  The meeting packet is available here.

CONTACT:
  Bonny Algozzine
  (845) 485.3445 x3306
   balgozzine@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

Thursday July 23, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Big Read Prep - Community

Designed for Book Discussion leaders, library staff, community partners, and teachers.  Registration required.

Program may be held virtually - registrants will be contacted with a link to the online meeting if needed.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  jratzlaff@pokblib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Designed for Book Discussion leaders, library staff, community partners, and teachers.  Registration required.

Program may be held virtually - registrants will be contacted with a link to the online meeting if needed.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  
   jratzlaff@pokblib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Friday July 24, 2020
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shred Free Day @ Your Library

What can I Shred?  Personal documents with staples, paper clips, binders, books, and small amounts of discs and CD ROMs, and credit cards.  Thank you to HV Legal Shred for this Service.  3 bags maximum per person.

CONTACT: Administration  845-485-3445x3707  adultevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

What can I Shred?  Personal documents with staples, paper clips, binders, books, and small amounts of discs and CD ROMs, and credit cards.  Thank you to HV Legal Shred for this Service.  3 bags maximum per person.

CONTACT:
  Administration
  845.485.3445x3707
   adultevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road Branch Library

Saturday July 25, 2020
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Local History Discussion Group

Are you interested in local history? At this month’s discussion group we will be exploring collections in our archive that focus on the various groups, recreational organizations, and social clubs that have existed in Poughkeepsie over the years. Topics will include the Amrita Club, the Apokeepsing Boat Club, and more! Registration required. Please note: depending on the current health situation this program could be at Adriance Memorial Library, or on Facebook Live.

CONTACT: Kira Thompson  845-485-3445 x3350  kthompson@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)
Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Are you interested in local history? At this month’s discussion group we will be exploring collections in our archive that focus on the various groups, recreational organizations, and social clubs that have existed in Poughkeepsie over the years. Topics will include the Amrita Club, the Apokeepsing Boat Club, and more! Registration required. Please note: depending on the current health situation this program could be at Adriance Memorial Library, or on Facebook Live.

CONTACT:
  Kira Thompson
  845.485.3445 x3350
   kthompson@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Market Street Meeting Room (Main Floor)

Registration will begin on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM     

Monday July 27, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ags 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ags 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mystery Mondays Book Discussion

Today's Book:

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.

CONTACT: Suzanne Christensen  (845)485-3445 x3422  ntchristensen@netzero.net
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Today's Book:

Discussions are led by Eleanor Charwat and Suzanne Christensen.

CONTACT:
  Suzanne Christensen
  (845)485.3445 x3422
   ntchristensen@netzero.net

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
   tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Flapping Butterfly

Make your own flapping butterfly. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Make your own flapping butterfly. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Paper Tulip in a Heart Card

Make a pretty card with a surprise paper tulip inside. Grades K-3. 

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Make a pretty card with a surprise paper tulip inside. Grades K-3. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Tuesday July 28, 2020

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive

There is currently a critical need for blood. Children with cancer, trauma patients and those undergoing treatments for sickle cell anemia are among the countless patients who depend on blood. Blood drive at the library from 2-7 pm. Walk ins welcome! If you would like to schedule an appointment www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-REDCROSS. Come donate and save a life!

CONTACT: Susan Sommer  susan.sommer@redcross.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

There is currently a critical need for blood. Children with cancer, trauma patients and those undergoing treatments for sickle cell anemia are among the countless patients who depend on blood. Blood drive at the library from 2-7 pm. Walk ins welcome! If you would like to schedule an appointment www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-REDCROSS. Come donate and save a life!

CONTACT:
  Susan Sommer
  
   susan.sommer@redcross.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Teen Talent Show

Bring your talents to the library! Tell a funny story, play a song or two on the guitar, hula hoop or just bust a move.  Let’s see what you have been doing while quarantined. All participants will receive a prize as our thanks for sharing.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Bring your talents to the library! Tell a funny story, play a song or two on the guitar, hula hoop or just bust a move.  Let’s see what you have been doing while quarantined. All participants will receive a prize as our thanks for sharing.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Coding Club

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Make Your Own Paper Airplanes

Learn how to make several different paper airplanes. Which one will fly the highest? Grades 4-6. 

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Learn how to make several different paper airplanes. Which one will fly the highest? Grades 4-6. 

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Wednesday July 29, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairy Tale STEM Challenge Series

Join us as we create contraptions designed to get our favorite fairy tale characters out of a jam! This session will run for 4 weeks completing one contraption per week. Grades 2-5.

Register with email & phone number in the event this proram is run virtually. One parent per child allowed at this time.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Join us as we create contraptions designed to get our favorite fairy tale characters out of a jam! This session will run for 4 weeks completing one contraption per week. Grades 2-5.

Register with email & phone number in the event this proram is run virtually. One parent per child allowed at this time.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Thursday July 30, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Canciones Y Cuentos: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Big Read Planning Meeting
CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  (845)485-3445 x 3372  jratzlaff@pokblib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)
CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  (845)485.3445 x 3372
   jratzlaff@pokblib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Greenspan Board Room (Third Floor)

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Pipe Cleaner Crowns

Get in the spirit of the summer reading program theme, Imagine Your Story, by making your own pipe cleaner crown! Grades 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Get in the spirit of the summer reading program theme, Imagine Your Story, by making your own pipe cleaner crown! Grades 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Monday August 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

This language enrichment program serves as a transitional storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months. 

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
   tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Tuesday August 4, 2020

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

 
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10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

A story time for two-year-olds with books, rhymes, flannel board stories and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth to 18 months.

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Toot & Scoot

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Movement and music program featuring songs, instruments, rhymes, and interactive play for children ages 1-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 

Try something new and learn to design your own 3D project. We will then print it for you on our 3D MakerBot printer.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Try something new and learn to design your own 3D project. We will then print it for you on our 3D MakerBot printer.

We hope to be able to hang out ‘in person’ with appropriate masking and physical distancing…but just in case we can’t meet together physically, we’ll be running these same programs online!

For Teens, registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Coding Club

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Online Event

Do you want to learn to CODE to creatively work with photos and videos? Join this free virtual Coding Club featuring basic tutorials by Vidcode that are perfect for teens. Meet virtually with the coding expert Tuesdays at 3 pm. All levels of coders welcome. Sign up at poklib.org/Events.

All teens are invited to post their Coding Projects on our New Teen Cafe Blog. Email content to teencafe@poklib.org to have it added to our blog.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Online Event

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Family Kamishibai Time

Kamishibai, or "Paper Theater" , is a traditional form of storytelling from Japan. We will cover a little of the history of this form of storytelling, then listeners will be treated to a performance of a few typical stories. Grades K-3.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Kamishibai, or "Paper Theater" , is a traditional form of storytelling from Japan. We will cover a little of the history of this form of storytelling, then listeners will be treated to a performance of a few typical stories. Grades K-3.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Wednesday August 5, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Rhyme & Play Time

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Features songs, rhymes, finger plays, and stories. For birth-18 months.

Registration required.

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Walk & Wiggle

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

This language enrichment program serves as a transitonal storytime for walkers as they prepare for toddler storytimes. The program features songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories. For ages 18-24 months.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Big Read Prep - Community

Designed for Book Discussion leaders, library staff, community partners, and teachers.  Registration required.

Program may be held virtually - registrants will be contacted with a link to the online meeting if needed.

CONTACT: Jewel Ratzlaff  jratzlaff@pokblib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Designed for Book Discussion leaders, library staff, community partners, and teachers.  Registration required.

Program may be held virtually - registrants will be contacted with a link to the online meeting if needed.

CONTACT:
  Jewel Ratzlaff
  
   jratzlaff@pokblib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Take & Make-Beaded Friendship Bracelets

Pick up a pack of beads and cords to make keepsakes for all your friends.

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by Adriance  to pick up materials.

 Registration required. Since our supplies are limited we can only accommodate individual patrons. 

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

Pick up a pack of beads and cords to make keepsakes for all your friends.

These crafting kits are available for teens and tweens, ages 10-18. Stop by Adriance  to pick up materials.

 Registration required. Since our supplies are limited we can only accommodate individual patrons. 

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Ground Floor Lobby

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairy Tale STEM Challenge Series

Join us as we create contraptions designed to get our favorite fairy tale characters out of a jam! This session will run for 4 weeks completing one contraption per week. Grades 2-5.

Register with email & phone number in the event this proram is run virtually. One parent per child allowed at this time.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Join us as we create contraptions designed to get our favorite fairy tale characters out of a jam! This session will run for 4 weeks completing one contraption per week. Grades 2-5.

Register with email & phone number in the event this proram is run virtually. One parent per child allowed at this time.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Thursday August 6, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Canciones Y Cuentos: Bilingual Storytime

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Books, flannel board stories, and music enhanced with Spanish vocabulary for ages 2-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

 
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Toddler Time

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

A story time for two-year-olds featuring books, rhymes, flannel board stories, and music.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Kawaii Cactus

Make a cute paper cactus to take home. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service Desk  (845)485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room
The registration period has ended.

Make a cute paper cactus to take home. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth & Teen Service Desk
  (845)485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Joba Children's Program Room

The registration period has ended.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Sock Puppets!

Let's get crafty and make adorable puppets from socks! Socks and materials will be provided. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Let's get crafty and make adorable puppets from socks! Socks and materials will be provided. Grades K-5.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Friday August 7, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Brain Games

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT: Barrie Hartman  barrie34@aol.com
LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

An hour of assorted thinking games in a group setting.  No judgment; just fun, socialization and a chance to challenge yourself to improve your brainpower. Every week is something different. Participation may be limited to accommodate social distancing. Masks are required. A simple health screening may be required to participate.

CONTACT:
  Barrie Hartman
  
   barrie34@aol.com

LOCATION: Adriance - Charwat Meeting Room (Ground Floor)

Monday August 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Stories, songs, action rhymes, and small craft for 3-5 year olds. Parents and siblings welcome.

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Youth Services
  (845) 485.3445 x3320
   youthevents@poklib.org

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

 

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT: Patricia Myers  tpdance1@aol.com
LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards!

CONTACT:
  Patricia Myers
  
   tpdance1@aol.com

LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms

Tuesday August 11, 2020

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will display them on our bulletin board.

CONTACT: Youth Services  (845) 485-3445 x3320  youthevents@poklib.org

Every Tuesday send Miss Laura a picture of your LEGO creations and we will d