UPCOMING PROGRAMS FALL 2017
Monday through Thursday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Program begins September 25th
Children in grades 1-6 receive homework help from Newburgh School District teachers. Bilingual teachers available. No program on half-days for students or the day before a scheduled holiday for students. Check the calendar for updates.
RHYME & DESIGN
Saturday, September 9 • 1 p.m.
Children ages 5-7 are welcome to a story time reading of Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas. Afterwards, they’ll create their very own dust bunnies! Parent attendance required for craft portion.
TWEEN/TEEN HOMESCHOOL CLUB
Tuesdays, September 12 – December 12 (No program on Nov. 21) • 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
A weekly academic gathering of middle and high school homeschoolers. Planned activities include Chess Club, Book Club, and other collaborative learning experiences. Attendees are expected to actively participate in the club activity, including reading the selected book in advance for book discussions. The schedule of activities will be posted on the calendar as details become available.
TAIL WAGGIN’ TUTORS
Tuesdays, September 12- November 28. (NO program October 10) • 6 p.m. Town Branch
Saturday, September 9, October 7 & November 4 • 11 a.m Main Library
A school-aged drop-in program for children. Does your child need to develop confidence in their reading ability? Stop by and practice reading out loud with our Certified/Licensed Therapy Dogs! Bring your own books or choose one from our collection.
HOBBIT DAY CELEBRATION
Saturday, September 23 • 10 a.m.-12 noon
Join us for Hobbit Day stories, games, activities, crafts and elevensies. Program designed for ages 10 and up, but all ages are welcome.
RACONTE-MOI UNE HISTOIRE
Sunday, October 1 & November 5 • 1:15 p.m.
Join us for a bi-lingual French and English language story time of books, songs and crafts. French speaking skills not needed! Perfect for beginning language learners.
Wednesday Oct. 4 & November 1 • 6 p.m. Town Branch
A first book discussion experience for 1st -3rd graders. Children will read the book in advance at home with their families, then come to the program for a shared reading, discussion and activity.
Oct. 4: John Ronald’s Dragons The Story of J.R.R. Tolkien by Caroline McAlister
Nov. 1: Duck for President by Doreen Cronin
BLT* CLUB (*Build and Learn Together) FOR KIDS
Saturday, October 14 & November 11 • 10 a.m.
A drop in LEGO® Brick building program for children age 5 and up. Parents welcome.
SUPER SCIENCE SATURDAYS
Saturday, October 14 & November 11 • 2:30 p.m.
A “learning and doing” program where children ages 5-9 can explore science through activities, books, and media.
Oct. 14: Science Rocks – Geology
Nov. 11: Digging Dinosaurs and Fossils
CHECK MATE CHESS CLUB
Wednesday, October 18 & Thursday, November 9 • 3 p.m.-4 p.m.
Play against others at your level or learn to play chess. Open to youth of all ages and abilities.
READ FOR THE RECORD
Thursday, October 19 • 12 Noon
Library patrons of all ages are invited to listen to the picture book “Quackers” by Liz Wong to be a part of reading for the world record for most number of people reading the same book in a day.
LEVEL UP NEWBURGH!
Saturday, November 4 • 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Celebrate International Gaming Day, an event sponsored by the American Library Association, with Board Games, Video Games, Minecraft Contest and more. All ages that “got game” are welcome.