Summer Reading

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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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.

Drag Queen Story Time at the Hudson Waterfront Park

Program Description: In collaboration with OutHudson, we are proud to present a special evening story hour and picnic. Drag Queen Story Time is a family-friendly and inclusive event, striving to celebrate differences and break down barriers. There will be a drag treasure chest with costumes for kids and complimentary cookies from Trixie’s Oven. Families are welcome to …

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Bee a Pollinator Pal!

Program Description: Pollinators are animals that help flowering plants produce seeds. With staff from the Columbia Land Conservancy, we will explore which pollinators live on the library grounds, using nets and hand lenses. We will learn about why pollinators are in decline and plant a seed to take home to help them. Date/Time: Thursday, July 29, …

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