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Summer Reading 2021: July 6 – August 13

We are excited to announce this year’s Summer Reading program, which will include all of the following, for ages birth to 18: Free Backpacks, created in collaboration with Columbia Land Conservancy, packed full of free activities, crafts, and books. These bags will be available for pick-up at the library beginning on July 6. While supplies …

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Bound By Books Youth Radio Show

Recording: Wednesdays, 4pm Broadcast: Fridays, 7pm and Sundays, 9am on WGXC 90.7FM Our youth radio crew records their weekly Bound By Books radio show remotely. Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings, after the local news, Emilia, Lina, Georgia, AJ, Mashuda, Fatheah, and our library director Emily Chameides discuss books they love, books they’re currently reading, and other …

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Zoom In! Celebrate National Zookeeper Week with Trevor Zoo

Program Description: Join us for a Zoom In! celebration of National Zookeeper Week, and learn about the animals at the nearby Trevor Zoo! The Trevor Zoo is the only zoo in this country that is located at a high school. The zoo was established in 1936 at Millbrook School, a coeducational independent high school in Millbrook, New …

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Zoom In! Sing and Dance with Will Parker

Program Description: Join us for a Zoom In! song and dance party with musician, Will Parker! Will Parker is a children’s songwriter and teaching artist who writes and performs music for “kids ages 1-100.” During Will’s whimsical and interactive shows, he plays guitar and harmonica and sings original songs that engage the audience in singing along, …

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Virtual This Summer: Movement & Music

Program Description: Join local musician, Abby Lappen, for an hour of live, engaging, virtual fun. Abby plays guitar and sings, reads stories, and leads toddlers, kids, and families in fun and easy stretches and movement. Date/Time: Tuesdays, July 6 – August 10, 10-11am Registration: For the Zoom login, email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101.

Library Time with Ms. Kathy

Program Description: For many children, and their parents/caregivers too, “library time” means a visit with Ms. Kathy. Children and families are invited to join Ms. Kathy for one-on-one visits, to catch up, enjoy some books, and get creative. To register for a virtual or in-person visit, call 518-828-1792 x100 or email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org. Date/Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and …

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