Core Strength & Balance

Program Description: Dr. Paul Spector is certified as a trainer with the American Academy of Sports Medicine. In this class, he shares exercises that improve postural stability, core strength, spatial body awareness, sensory integration, agility, and coordination. The class has become an important space for community through its focus on healthy connection, breathing, and its encouraging atmosphere.

To register for these virtual classes, click here.

Date/Time: Saturdays, 1:30 -2:30pm

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

 

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)

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 tween and teen media and literary topics. Bound By Books has been broadcasting on WGXC since 2011. In addition to the weekly show, past Bound by Books radio shows can be accessed online via the WGXC Audio Archive.

Learn How Disability Rights New York Can Help You

Program Description: Disability Rights New York (DRNY) is the federally and state-authorized Protection and Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program (P&A/CAP) for people with disabilities in New York State. DRNY provides free legal and advocacy services to individuals with disabilities. Working tirelessly to protect and advance the rights of children and adults with disabilities, DRNY is committed to enabling those we serve to exercise their own life choices and fully participate in community life. Attend this program to learn about how DRNY can help you.

Date/Time: Monday, June 7, 6-7pm

Registration: click here for Zoom link or email library@philmont.org for access code

Offered in collaboration with the Claverack Free Library, Philmont Public Library, and the Roeliff Jansen Community Library.

Stress Inoculation Webinar

Program Description: Come learn about stress inoculation and managing your mental health during an ongoing crisis from Dr. Karla Vermeulen, the deputy director of the Institute of Disaster Mental Health. The anniversary of the pandemic has come and gone, and it’s been a hard year. 41% of adults are reporting symptoms of anxiety or depression. The good news is there are ways of fostering resilience, gaining peace, and finding joy even during hardship.

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 11, 7pm

To register and receive the Zoom login link, email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101

Note: The library facilitator will be emailing instructions on how to change your Zoom information ahead of time if you would like to attend this webinar anonymously.

This program is presented as a collaboration between the Hudson Area Library, Millbrook Library and the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz.

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Mid-Hudson Battle of the Books

Program Description: This summer, students entering grades 4-8 (middle grade) and 8-12 (high school) are invited to join our Battle of the Books teams! Together, we will read a small selection books, practice our trivia skills with regular meetings (in-person and virtual options available), and compete in a quiz show style “battle” against other area library teams the weekend of August 12.

Date/Time of Virtual Information Sessions:
Monday, May 3, 6pm – Middle Grade Team
Monday, May 10, 6pm – High School Team

To register and receive the Zoom login link, email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101