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Fizz Boom Read! Children's Summer Reading 2014

Coming soon! Don't miss the fun of our 2014 Summer Reading Club. Registration begins June 23rd for children residing in the North Rockland School District. Enjoy reading books, making crafts, playing games, and watching exciting shows while winning stickers and prizes every week!

Featured Children's Programs

Check out the following featured programs at the library! Please register at the Youth Services Desk. A library card is required for all programs with registration.

Garden Party!

Wednesday, May 28, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm, Main Library
For ages 3-7. Celebrate Spring with crafts and games! Limited registration begins May 14 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and May 26 for everyone else.

S'mores Pizza with Miss Kathy!

Tuesday, June 10, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Main Library
For ages 5-12. Registration begins May 27 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and June 5 for everyone else. Measure, mix, knead, and shape the dough for your pizza. Then add the toppings and bake at home!

Fall, Balance & Spin: A Juggler's Tale

Saturday, June 28, 11 am, Main Library
Saturday, June 28, 2 pm, Village Branch
For ages 5-13. Performer Paul Miller of Flow Circus tells the story of one fateful summer when he first learns about physics. In this seemingly magical world where everything falls, balances, and spins, he defies gravity and discovers new skills. His journey begins with a single question that ultimately gets answered at the library. Registration begins June 9 for Haverstraw Library cardholders at either program location and June 23 for everyone else for the Main Library program only.

Spring

Children's Programs @ the Main Library

Baby Signs with Miss Fran

Fridays, June 6 - June 27, 10:30 am
For babies and toddlers 2 years old and younger. Join us for a unique hands-on class where you and your child will learn signs so that they can communicate before they can walk! This interactive fun class features music with guitar, songs, puppets, instruments, movement, sign language and laughter! Registration begins May 23 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and June 3 for everyone else.

Bouncing Babies

Tuesdays, Now till May 13, 10:15 am
For non-walkers and their adults. Rhymes, songs, and fingerplays! Parent/caregiver participation required. Registration now open for all.

Fall, Balance & Spin: A Juggler's Tale

Saturday, June 28, 11 am
For ages 5-13. Performer Paul Miller of Flow Circus tells the story of one fateful summer when he first learns about physics. In this seemingly magical world where everything falls, balances, and spins, he defies gravity and discovers new skills. His journey begins with a single question that ultimately gets answered at the library. Registration begins June 9 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and June 23 for everyone else.

Family Movies

Thursday, May 15, 6 pm
Tuesday, May 20, 6 pm
Thursday, June 12, 6 pm
Tuesday, June 17, 6 pm
Enjoy a movie and popcorn on our big screen! A grown-up must accompany children into the library and remain with them during the movie. No registration required. For ages 5-13.

Family Storytime & Craft

Wednesdays, Now till May 14, 10:15 am
For ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and a simple art activity! Registration is now open for everyone.

Garden Party!

Wednesday, May 28, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
For ages 3-7. Celebrate Spring with crafts and games! Limited registration begins May 14 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and May 26 for everyone else.

Homemade Oatmeal Cookies with Miss Kathy!

Tuesday, May 27, 7 pm - 8 pm
For ages 5-12. Registration begins May 13 for Haverstraw cardholders and May 22 for everyone else. Make oatmeal cookies from scratch and bake at home!

LEGO Club

Fridays, May 2, 9 & 16, 4 pm - 4:45 pm
For children ages 4-12. No registration required. Use our LEGO's or bring your own!

North Rockland Reading Adventures!

Wednesday, May 21, 6 pm
Come listen to North Rockland students from Thiells Elementary, West Haverstraw Elementary and Stony Point Elementary read stories to family and friends! No registration. All is welcome.

Pajama Storytime

Tuesday, May 6, 7 pm
For ages 3-5. Enjoy a storytime with everyone in pajamas! Stories, songs, fingerplays and more! Registration is now open.

PAWS for Reading: R.E.A.D. to a Dog

Saturdays, May 24 & June 14, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Sign up for a 15 minute session to read one-to-one to a therapy dog!

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, Now till May 13, 7 pm
Thurdays, Now till May 15, 10:15 am
For ages 3-5. Stories, songs, puppets, crafts and more! Registration is now open.

Preschool Yoga with Miss Sue

Mondays, April 28 - May 19, 5:45 pm
For 4-5 year olds without an adult. This playful class will move your child's body and enhance their imagination. Simple yoga poses will be incorporated into games, music, stories, and art. Increased body awareness, attention span, energy release, and relaxation are just some of the benefits of this fun class! Registration for this 4-week session begins April 14 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only.

Science Squad

Wednesdays, May 28, 7 pm
For grades 3-6. Have fun experimenting and M&M's and enjoy candy science! Registration begins one week before each program for everyone.

S'mores Pizza with Miss Kathy!

Tuesday, June 10, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
For ages 5-12. Registration begins May 27 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and June 5 for everyone else. Measure, mix, knead, and shape the dough for your pizza. Then add the toppings and bake at home!

Stories & Craft

Mondays, Now till May 12, 2 pm
Fridays, Now till May 16, 11:30 am
For ages 3-6. Stories, crafts, and more! Registration is now open.

Stories in Spanish & English

Thursdays, Now till May 15, 6 pm
For children ages 3-6. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! Registration is now open.

Tales & Tunes

Mondays, Now till May 13, 7 pm
Tuesdays, Now till May 14, 11:30 am
For walkers up to age 3 and their adult guardians. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles! Parent/caregiver participation required. Registration is now open.

Toddler Yoga with Miss Sue

Monday, April 28 - May 19, 5 pm
This creative approach will stimulate your child's imagination while enhancing sensory and motor development. Simple yoga poses will be introduced and combined with stories, music, and props. Come stretch, strengthen, and relax while bonding with your toddler in a unique way! Registration for this 4-week session begins April 14 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only.

Wee Craft Together

Mondays, May 5 & June 9, 10:30 am
Tuesdays, May 6 & June 10, 6 pm
For ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Listen to stories and make a fun craft together! Parent/caregiver participation required. Registration is now open.

Spring

Children's Programs @ the Village Branch

Drop-In Crafts

Tuesdays, May 20 & June 17, 4:30 pm - 5 pm
For grades K-5. Come and join us for a craft! No registration, just come in!

Fall, Balance & Spin: A Juggler's Tale

Saturday, June 28, 2 pm
For ages 5-13. Performer Paul Miller of Flow Circus tells the story of one fateful summer when he first learns about physics. In this seemingly magical world where everything falls, balances, and spins, he defies gravity and discovers new skills. His journey begins with a single question that ultimately gets answered at the library. Registration begins June 9 for Haverstraw Library cardholders only.

Family Movies

Mondays, May 5 & 19 and June 2, 16, & 30, 5:30 pm
For ages 4-12. Watch movies on the big screen! Families are welcome.

Family Storytime

Tuesday, May 13, 10:30 am - 11 am
For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Stories, songs and more! No registration, just come in.

LEGO Building Club & Board Games

Fridays, May & June, 4 pm - 5 pm
For ages 4-12. No registration required. Play checkers, chess, Candyland, Trouble, Perfection, Scrabble and more! Not in board games? Use our LEGOs or bring your own. Build by yourself or with a friend!

Games! Games! Games!

Go to LEGO website Go to Disney Playhouse Check out the Wiggles Visit Barbie.com Visit Seussville Check out the Sanrio webite Go to Bratz site Visit PBS Kids Check out Thomas the Train's Site Go to Sesame Street Visit Fox Kids! Go to Nick Jr Site Visit Disney Go to Polly Pocket site Check out Discovery for Kids Visit Marvel Site Visit the Kids WB Starwars!! Go! Cartoon Network, here we come! Nick, nick, na-nick, nick, nick!

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Homework

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Museum Passes

Museum passes are available for Haverstraw Library card holders only to:

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American Museum of Natural History
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Guggenheim Museum
Hudson Highlands Nature Museums
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Storm King Art Center

Haverstraw Library cardholder must be established and be in good standing (i.e. patron must physically have library card at hand and have no fees).

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- One museum pass per family.
- 3 day loan period.
- $10/day late return fee.
- Lost musuem pass fee cost equals replacement of the membership.

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