Minecraft Mondays Join us every other Monday–Feb 8, 22, March 7, 21–from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the E-Learning Center, Main Library. We will play multiplayer mode and build and solve challenges together. Open to grades 2-10. Teen participant volunteer helpers welcome! No registration necessary.
Learn To Code Saturdays, Feb 13, 20, 27. We will start off learning to think like a programmer using Scratch. Participants will need to set up a Scratch account to save their projects; account is free but requires an e-mail address. [click here for more information or to set up an account] Open to ages 7-17.
BLT* Club (*Build and Learn Together Club) BLT CLUB is offered the second Saturday of each month, September through June, at 10 a.m. in the Story Hour Room. Open to kids age 5 and up. No Registration required. Come be creative and build with LEGO® Bricks. Click here to see some pictures of things we built together! [best viewed as a slideshow]
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Magic Tree House Club An ongoing monthly book club for children in grades 2-4 to discuss the selected adventure and do crafts and activities. No need to sign up, just come! Meets at the Town Branch, select Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Check the online calendar for book selection and exact date.
“Raconte-moi une histoire” meets the first Sunday of the month at 1:15 p.m., Main Library, Story Hour Room. Join us for a bi-lingual French and English language story time of books, songs and crafts. Drop-In program; no registration required. Presented by the Hudson Valley Francophone Connection. No programs for July, August and September when the library is closed on the first Sunday.
Summer Reading Program A five-week long program for kids entering kindergarten and up, incorporating independent reading, story times, crafts, movies and special events all planned to make reading fun! Features the annual New York Statewide Collaborative summer reading theme.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors Kids age 6 and up can come in to read aloud to our volunteer licensed therapy dogs. Our dogs are very good listeners and reading aloud helps children develop confidence in reading skills. Held at the Main Library the first Saturday of the month at 11 a.m.; at the Branch Library (Newburgh Mall) most Tuesday evenings, 6 p.m. Search “Tail Waggin’ Tutors” on the online calendar for up to date information.
Knitting Club is a drop-in program that meets each month September through June on the second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Main Library. Instruction for beginners available. Bring needles and yarn. Open to all ages and abilities; please note that children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Knit & Stitch Club is an all needles arts drop-in program that meets each month September through June on the first and third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Branch Library. Instruction for beginners available. Bring needles and yarn. Open to all ages and abilities; please note that children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.