HAL TAC, the Hudson Area Library Tween Advisory Council, collectively designed sweatshirts for the colder weather. The shirts were produced locally in Catskill, NY, at Catskill Mountain T-shirts, and is available in black. 100% proceeds will benefit free youth art programs at the library!
Hudson Area Library Tween Advisory Council is comprised of youth ages 8-12 who take a leadership role in providing input on youth library programs, planning and implementing their own program ideas, recruiting other tweens to be involved in library programs, and engaging in community based projects.
Program Description: The library will be tabling and selling merchandise to fund raise for the History Room and the Tween Advisory Council at this year’s Basilica Farm & Flea. We are also excited to be providing a special Story Time with Pamela Badila, master storyteller and facilitator of our 1st and 3rd Saturday Story & Craft Hour, will be regaling children and families with folktales, crafts and activities!
Date/Time: Friday, November 29, 12-7pm – Saturday, November 31 & Sunday, December 1, 10am-5pm.
Sunday Story & Craft Hour, 11-11:30am & 1-1:30pm at Basilica Hudson, 110 S. Front St. Hudson, New York
Program Description: HAL TAC (Hudson Area Library Tween Advisory Council) is happy to announce the formation of a Dungeons & Dragons Club run by members of the council. Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game where participants are invited to create their own characters and explore fantastical kingdoms and realms, taking in adventures along the way. This club is for the curious and mildly-experienced. Ages 8-15 are welcome.
Date/Time: 1st Saturdays of the Month beginning Saturday, November 2, 12-2pm
Age/ Registration: Ages 8-15 are welcome. For more information and to register, contact email@example.com or call 518-828-1792.
Program Description: Kids and families are encouraged to join us for a special Halloween cookie decorating workshop with Pooky Amsterdam. Pooky Amsterdam of PookyStudio is a craft baker known for her highly imaginative, beautiful and delicious cookies. With a lifelong skillset devoted to baked goods, she is an expert in using cookie dough to transform imagination into tasty treats. Her many years of working with children, gives her the experience and expertise to pass along the fun and inspire new generations to find artistic expression with baking. All materials will be provided.
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 29, 3:30-5pm in the library’s Children’s Area.
Age/Registration: Program is open to kids and families. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-828-1792
Program Description: It’s a half day of school! HAL TAC (Hudson Area Library Tween Advisory Council) will be hosting a special version of their on-going Movie Matinee Series. This month’s feature is 2019’s Pokémon Detective Pikachu. Detective Pikachu tells the story of a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.
Date/ Time: Thursday, November 14, 12:30-3pm
Registration/Suggested Audience: This movie is open to tweens, teens and families and is held as part of the Council’s ongoing Saturday Movie Matinee series. As usual for matinees there will be raffle prizes and free popcorn. For more information: please email email@example.com or call 518-828-1792 Continue reading →
Program Description: Award-winning writer Emily Sachar, founder of the Hudson Valley Memoir Collective, will be the guest speaker at a buffet luncheon sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Area Library.
Sachar is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated memoir. Shut up and Let the Lady Teach (Simon and Schuster) which describes in vivid detail Sachar’s experience teaching math in a challenged Brooklyn, NY public school. Emily Sachar has also written widely for national magazines, and was a reporter for 13 years at Newsday. She is a consulting historian and curriculum specialist at Olana, and the founder of the Hudson Valley Memoir Collective, which leads writing courses for adults 55 and older.
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 2 at 12 pm in the library’s community room
Reservation:Call (518) 828-1792 or visit the library, to assure your spot, payment of $25.00 must be received by Wednesday, September 25, 2019.
Program Description: Join us in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing. We’ll present a special screening of the landing, space-themed snacks, and other fun activities! Open to all ages. This program is part of the library’s Summer Reading Program.
Date/Time: Friday, July 19, 2019, 10am-1pm in the library’s community room.