Zoom In! Mush with Karen Land and Noggin, Her Sled Dog

Program Description: Join us for a Zoom In! introduction to dog sledding with writer and Iditarod Racer, Karen Land, and her Alaskan husky, Noggin. Karen will talk about her experiences racing in the Iditarod (the annual long-distance dog sled race run in early March, from Anchorage to Nome), and will tell us all about her adventures as a musher.

Program registration also includes a free craft-to-go kit available for pick-up Monday through Thursday of the week leading up to the program.

Date/Time: Friday, July 16, 10-11am

Registration: Email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518-828-1792 x101 or use this form to sign up for any or all of our Friday Zoom In! programs.

This program is offered in collaboration with Claverack Free Library, Philmont Public Library, and Roeliff Jansen Community Library.

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 York. Its founder, Frank Trevor, was Millbrook School’s first biology teacher and a man with a passion for sharing his love of wildlife with all people, especially children.

Learn more on the Trevor Zoo Website or check out one of their live webcams that give you a window to the lives of their lemurs, pandas, and other animals. To visit the zoo, check out our free museum pass program!

Program registration also includes a free craft-to-go kit available for pick-up Monday through Thursday of the week leading up to the program.

Date/Time: Friday, July 23, 10-11am

Registration: Email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518-828-1792 x101 or use this form to sign up for any or all of our Friday Zoom In! programs.

This program is offered in collaboration with Claverack Free Library, Philmont Public Library, and Roeliff Jansen Community Library.

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, dancing, high-fiving, and imaginative play.

Program registration also includes a free craft-to-go kit available for pick-up Monday through Thursday of the week leading up to the program.

Date/Time: Friday, July 9, 10-11am

Registration: Email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518-828-1792 x101 or use this form to sign up for any or all of our Friday Zoom In! programs.

This program is offered in collaboration with Claverack Free Library, Philmont Public Library, and Roeliff Jansen Community Library.

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 Friday afternoons (by appointment)

In Person This Summer: Story Time With Pamela Badilla & Christa Shook

Program Description: Join local performers and storytellers, such as Pamela Badila and Christa Shook, for an hour of crafts, games, and stories at the library.

Date/Time: Wednesdays, July 7 – August 11, 10-11am

Registration: Email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101.

Spring Virtual Story Hours

 

Program Description: Join Abby Lappen (Tuesdays), Pamela Badila (Wednesdays), and Christa Shook (Thursdays) for fun with stories, songs, games, and crafts to develop literacy skills and inspire a love of reading, singing, and storytelling.

To register for these virtual children’s programs, click here.

Date/Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10-11am