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The Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library is having a "Stuck Inside Art Show!" If you've been creating artwork during your time at home using any medium, and would like us to display your artwork in an online gallery, please email us a photo of your artwork along with your name and age to: HKDPLkidstuff@gmail.com
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This year, our Summer Reading programs are online. We have a Children’s Reading Club for children aged 5 - 12, and a Read to Me Club for children under 5. Once a child signs up, they can log in all of the books they read this Summer, earn badges and become eligible for raffle prizes at the end of Summer.
Sign up here for Summer Reading!
Once you sign up, you can log in books by clicking on “LOGGING” on the left side of the page.
You will be able to log in books, picture books, audio books, e-books, or you can choose to log in the number of minutes you have read. You will earn points based on the number of books you read.
You will earn a badge every 100 points, and you will earn a certificate of completion when you have earned 1000 points.
There are also games for members to play, which can also be accessed on the left-hand side of the screen.
If anyone needs to change the language of the program, a “google translate” button can be found on the lower right of the page.
IMAGINE YOUR STORY! SUMMER READING PROGRAMS HAVE STARTED!
Summer Reading Starts Have Started!
Log in books online! Earn Badges and Raffle Tickets!
CHILDREN’S READING CLUB for ages 5-12!
READ TO ME for kids 5 and under!
Daily programs from PAGE TURNER ADVENTURES!
“DRAGONS: RETURN OF THE ICE SORCERESS”
A long time ago, in a faraway land, two brave villagers go on a daring journey to release the dragons and save the kingdom from an evil Ice Sorceress.
When things don’t go as planned, however, the kids might need to look to themselves — and to SCIENCE! — for the answer. Don’t miss this fun fantasy adventure featuring awesome dry ice experiments as special effects!
Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress
Dragons Jr. - Episode 1: Lost and Found
Come Watch Dragons Jr. - Episode 1: Lost and Found
Dragons Jr. - Episode 2: Bubble Trouble
Come Watch Dragons Jr. - Episode 2: Bubble Trouble
Dragons Jr. - Episode 3: Finding Fire
Come Watch Dragons Jr. - Episode 3: Finding Fire
Once upon a time… It’s our first adventure through the Once Upon a Time Machine as we head into THE MIXED-UP FAIRYTALE Show featuring some of your favorite fairytale characters and a real ten-foot-tall giant!
WEEK 1 - Tuesday: Kids Craft Day
This week we’ll make paper bag gingerbread houses and Little Red Riding Hood’s no-bake cookies.
Tuesday Younger Kids Craft - Fairytale Gingerbread House
Download Fairytale House directions here
Tuesday Older Kids Craft - Little Red Riding Hood’s Cookies
Week 1 - Wednesday: Author Day
We have two guest authors for our kick-off week, including the man behind MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY, Chris Grabenstein, AND librarian, storyteller, and PRESIDENT-ELECT OF ALSC, Lucia Gonzalez!
WEEK 1 - Thursday: Tween Craft Day
Our activity & craft for older kids is playing fairytale Madlibs and designing magical “golden” eggs.
Thursday Tween Kids Craft - Fairytale Madlibs
Download Fairytale Madlibs here
Thursday Tween Kids Craft - Pysanky Eggs
WEEK 1 - Friday: Guest Performer Day
Librarians will recognize our guest performer, Grammy Winning Family Funk Phenomenon, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo from his many years of producing music for CSLP and being the CSLP Reading Champion.
More info on Secret Agent 23 Skidoo can be found on his website at secretagent23skidoo.com. And, if you want to find out more about VIRTUAL rhyme writing workshops, check out THIS VIDEO and then email firstname.lastname@example.org
BONUS VIDEO - Pie in the Sky Dreams – ORIGINAL Page Turner Adventures Pilot TV show
WEEK 2 - Tuesday: Kids Craft Day
Tuesday Younger Kids Craft - Space Slug Craft
Download Space Slug Craft directions here
Tuesday Older Kids Craft - Alien Frisbee
WEEK 2 - Wednesday: Author Day
Wednesday: Author Day - Lori Haskins Hourin
Wednesday: Author Day - Lori Haskins Hourin - Part 2
Wednesday: Author Day - Priscilla Alpaugh
WEEK 2 - Thursday Tween Craft
Thursday Tween Craft - Fizzball Planet Craft
Thursday Tween Craft - Space Case Craft
Download Space Case Craft directions here
Thursday Bonus Video - Emission Impossible
WEEK 2 - Friday: Guest Performer Day
Friday Guest Performer - Janet Ivy from Janet’s Planet
Download this week's craft supply list here
WEEK 3 - Tuesday: Kids Craft Day
Tuesday Younger Kids Craft - Thaumatropes
Download Thaumatropes Craft directions here
Tuesday Younger Kids Craft - Balloon Rockets
Week 3 - Wednesday: Author Day
Wednesday Author Day - JJ and Chris Grabenstein
Wednesday Author Day - Teresa Robeson
Week 3 - Thursday: Tween Kids Craft
Thursday Tween Kids Craft - Phenakistoscopes
Download Phenakistoscopes directions here
Thursday Tween Kids Craft - Solar Oven S'mores
Download Solar Oven S'mores directions here
WEEK 3 - Friday: Guest Performer Day
Friday Guest Performer - Magician and Rockin’ Eco Hero STEVE TRASH
Download this week's craft supply list here
Check back daily for more videos!
Hey kids! Here’s a chance to learn how to play DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS, in a free class taught by a writer that worked on The Big Bang Theory! Click the link to find out more! Classes will take place Thursdays at 3 PM!
Sign up here to learn Dungeons and Dragons at afterSchoolVillage
The Kennedy Center’s first-ever Education Artist-in-Residence, Mo Willems, invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLES. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons as Mo invites you to doodle together and explore ways of writing and making.
Viewers can see 15 episodes now to participate in the doodle at www.kennedy-center.org/mo willems.
Let’s keep a record of life during the Covid-19 pandemic. You may submit journals or other writing, drawings, photographs, video, audio, etc. Open to all ages and all residents of North Rockland.
If you are interested, just fill out the Interest Form.
We will be posting further information about this project on our website. For now, if you have any questions please email email@example.com. If you need help getting started, we have some writing prompts to give you some ideas.
This is an ongoing project at this time so please document for as long as you are willing and able. Do not include any personal information. Details for submission will follow.
Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by the current events. Education and the care of young children have been greatly impacted, and we understand the stress it causes everyone. We are hard at work to address how to provide your children with quality options to keep them learning, engaged and entertained at home.
To help, the Steve Spangler Science team will be sharing "50 Experiments for 50 Days", starting on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET. Steve will go Live on his Facebook page @SteveSpangler on Mondays each week to announce that week's experiments.
Wonderbook Weekends are Here! - Bring Story Time Home with You
Join Playaway on Instagram for Wonderbook Weekends. Saturdays and Sundays at 12:00pm noon, on Instagram Stories for a free kids read-along with Wonderbooks and Playaway.
We hope you all had a wonderful time at 2019's King Con! For images from the event and more, drop by the King Con page.
Get a jump-start on your child's reading ability with DayByDay! DayByDayNY is a free family literacy site which gives families with young children numerous daily learning activities and a fun story to read together. Both the English and the Spanish versions of DaybyDayNY encourages the love of books, learning, and libraries that will last a lifetime! Activities are designed to help parents and caregivers increase a young child's cognitive skills while having fun together at the same time. Check out the video below or visit their website (English/ Spanish) to find out more about DayByDay.
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