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Main Library:
Mon - Thurs: 9 a.m - 9 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: Closed
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Programs

SPRING 2017 PROGRAMS:

Minecraft Meetups, Thursdays, April 6, 20; May 4, 18; June 1, 15 & 29 at 5 p.m. Main Library, E-Learning Center. Complete Minecraft puzzles and missions with other players at the library. Open to ages 7-13. Registration required and opens one week before each session. Register online.

Branch Out! Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Town Branch  A first book discussion experience for children in grades 1-3. Borrow the selected book, read it at home, come to the program for a shared read-aloud, discussion and related activity. Books available at both library locations.

  • Apr 5: Tek, The Modern Cave Boy by Patrick McDonnell
  • May 3: I Pledge Allegiance , by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson
  • June 28: They All Saw a Cat, by Brendan Wenzel

Books to Movies for Kids! Saturdays at 1 p.m. Main Library, Story Hour Room.  Read the book before you see the movie: we will have a party for a book with a movie coming out in 2017. Open to ages 8-12.

  • April 8: Wonder, by R.J. Palacio
  • May 6: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, by Jeff Kinney
  • June 3: The Adventures of Captain Underpants, by Dav Pilkey

Hagrid’s Army Meeting, Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m. Join us for a meeting where we will discuss chapter leadership roles and upcoming service projects. All are welcome, bring your ideas and enthusiasm!

Gamers’ Meetups, Tuesdays, April 11, May 16, June 27 at 1 p.m. Main Library, E-Learning Center. Join other players at the Library for multiplayer 3DS and console games. Open to kids and teens age 8 and up.

  • April 11: Pokêmon
  • May 16: Ready, Set, Race!
  • June 27: Co-op Gameplay

Super Science Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Children ages 5-9 can explore fun science activities, books, and media on a monthly theme. Programs last about 1 hour.

  •  April 15:  Marvelous Magnetism
  •  May 13: Amazing Reactions
  •  June 10: Science Magic

 

ONGOING PROGRAMS:

Homework Help Info here. Mon. through Thurs., 4 – 6 p.m.  Program ends on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

“Raconte-moi une histoire” Sunday April 2, May 7 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.

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. No program on Tuesday, May 30th. Search “Tail Waggin’ Tutors” on the online calendar for up to date information.

Summer Reading Program  A five-week long program for kids of all ages 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. Coming Summer 2017: Build A Better World! Registration begins June 12. Programs run July 10- August 11.