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Weekly
Storytime

Storytime for Ages 3+
Wednesdays at 11 am

Baby Babbles, Bubbles and Books
Ages 0-2
Tuesdays at 11 am

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UPCOMING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS:

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Robotics with the Nutty Scientists of the Hudson Valley

Saturday, July 20 at 11am

Join us in the community room, as the Nutty Scientists of the Hudson Valley guide us in learning about electronics and coding in an exciting way with fun programming challenges.  This session: Ozobots!  Ozobots follow a color-coded pattern to determine their movements.  You can use magnetic tiles with color codes to program the bots and design your own programs using colored pencils.

 

Space is limited, please sign up here.

Paper Heart Puppets Presents: I Love Tacos!

Monday, July 22 at 4pm

Join us in the community room, as we watch the fun filled puppet show: I Love Tacos!

There is joy in the world, and it comes wrapped in a tortilla! Join White Nosed Coati and a cast of amazing Mexican wildlife in three original stories celebrating tacos and the place they were created. Each story is packed with exuberant humor, and colorful characters. This is a family event for all ages!

Please sign up the number of attendees in your party here.

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Grin and Wear it: DIY Shark Tooth Necklace 

Tuesday, July 23 at 4:30pm

Kids are invited to join us in the community room and create their own individual wearable shark tooth necklace jewelry.


Space is limited and registration is required. 

Please click here to sign up.

Paint by the Pond

Thursday, July 25 at 6pm

Duck, duck, paint! We're bringing the Library's Duck Pond inside the library one inspiring art piece at a time! Register to be part of our August Duck Pond Gallery Art Show and receive a blank canvas. Turn your canvas into a work of art featuring our very own Duck Pond. Are you most captivated by the turtles, the fish, or maybe our resident groundhog? We'll have paint and supplies on hand to help you create your masterpiece.

Need more time or can't join us on July 25? Just let us know! Register as a participant, pick up your canvas at your convenience, and return your work by August 1. Additional supplies will not be provided to take home. We'll get our ducks in a row and open the show at our official Gallery Opening event on Friday, August 2nd.

This event is for artists of ALL ages! Registration is required. One registration form = one canvas. 

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3...2...1...Blastoff!

Monday, July 29 at 4:30pm

Kids are invited to join us in the community room and create their own launchable rockets, then we will take them outside to test them! (weather permitting).


Space is limited and registration is required. 

Please click here to sign up.

Humane Education with UCSPCA and Rosie, the good citizen dog

Tuesday, July 30 at 4pm

Join us, as we meet Rosie the good citizen dog, and learn about treating animals humanely with Jill from the Ulster County SPCA.  This program is appropriate for kids 6+ as we explore better ways to communicate with and care for their pets, thereby fostering a greater bond between animal and human.

 

Sign up here is required.  Registrants who sign up ahead of time will have the opportunity to "Adopt" a practice friend to take home and use some of the skills you've learned!

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Intro to Live Action Roleplay with the Wayfinder Experience

Thursday, August 1 at 2pm

Adding foam swordplay to the schoolyard classic, the Wayfinder experience brings their version of Capture The Flag to the Town of Esopus Library.  In one of our CTF classes, students can expect to engage in numerous active games that push the boundaries between competitive and cooperative interaction, learning to act out high-intensity physical play safely and responsibly.  The evolving complexity of our games will force them to build both leadership and team-building skills.  Participants should be ages 10 and up.

Registration required.

Cryptid Cookies: Find Bigfoot!

Friday, August 2 at 4pm

We believe....cookies are delicious!  Kids are invited to help us decorate Bigfoot shaped cookies in the community room.

 

Space is limited and registration is required.

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Duck Pond Gallery Reception

Friday, August 2 at 6pm

We asked, and you created! You are officially invited to view the beautiful and thoughtful art created by our local patron artists.

Light refreshments will be served.

Can't make the gala? Our patron created masterpieces will be on display throughout the month of August in the Duck Pond Gallery in our downstairs community room.

DIY Glow in the Dark

Alien Goo

Wednesday, August 7 at 4:30pm

Kids are invited to join us in the community room and create some slime that is out of this world!  We will make glow in the dark goo.


Space is limited and registration is required.

Please click here to sign up.

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Questions? Contact spowell@esopuslibrary.org

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