Reading is an important skill that will help your child in school and in life. Any kind of reading counts – comic books, magazines, picture books, chapter books, eBooks too! There are a lot of activities scheduled this summer for our young readers. Children from preschool to teen are invited to join up and keep track of their summer reading. There will be special visits from the Scotia-Glenville Traveling Museum, the Tang Teaching Museum and South Paw. Prizes will be awarded at the Farewell to Summer Party! All programs are held at the library and start at 3:30pm except where indicated. Events include:
Jul 3 – Cool Science, Ice Cream Sodas!
Jul 11 – Fizz, Boom, Experiment!
Jul 17 – Make an Alien Space Craft!
Jul 22 (Tuesday 2:00pm) - Bubble Trouble! at the Poestenkill Fire House
Jul 24 – Make a Creepy Bug!
Jul 31 (10:30am) - Meet TriCity Valleycats mascot South Paw!
Aug 1 – Sounds All Around!
Aug 5 (Tuesday 12:30pm) – Balance This!
Aug 8 – Is the proof in Jurassic poop?
Aug 14 – Mini Nature Hunt!
Aug 21 – What is Cryptozoology? and
Aug 28 – Farewell to Summer!
The Summer Reading Program has begun! Join us on Thursday, July 3 at 3:30 for Cool Science, Ice Cream Sodas! Learn about ice cream and the cool chemistry of making it and then add it to your soda for a sweet, fizzy treat! The program is being presented by the Scotia-Glenville Traveling Museum.
Four Kindergarten classes from Tamarac Elementary School visited the library on Tuesday, Jun 24. After a couple of stories, a tour of the library, and decorating their own reading-record bookmark, each student received a coloring book and a certificate to Applebees! Some students even received their own library card!
Do you think you’re in need of an Order of Protection? Do you have custody and visitation concerns and just don’t know what to do? Are you confused about your rights and what services are out there to help you? Come find the answers to these questions and more at a legal workshop titled “The Expansion of the Family Court Act”. An attorney will be on hand to provide information and confidential individual consultations regarding family court matters on Thursday, June 26, between the hours of 11:00-12:00 pm. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Law Project at 272-5917.