early literacy

Book and Activity Bags for Kids (ages 0-5) – June 2021

This June, we are distributing special giveaway bags for kids ages birth to 5 and their parents. Every bag includes books, crafts, and activities to help encourage early literacy skills development in fun and meaningful ways. They also include raffle tickets for participating families, which provide an opportunity to win gift certificates to local businesses. We have …

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VIRTUAL: Story Hours

NOTE: This program will now be offered virtually due to the temporary library closure using Zoom video conferencing services. Program Description: Our Story Hours are continuing virtually and at the same time.  To receive information on registering, email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org. Date/Time: Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10-11am and Saturdays, 11am-12pm on Zoom videoconferencing.

Postponed – Woke Baby Book Fair

UPDATE: Woke Baby Book Fair, originally scheduled for April 4, will be rescheduled on a date to be determined. Out of concern for the well-being of our community, all Hudson Area Library programs, classes, group meetings, and events are suspended through March 31.  For information on precautions to stay healthy, for links to government websites …

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High Five! Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, Playing with Your Child Spring 2019!

Program Description: The library’s and Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood early literacy program “High Five!” is back. Our new spring session includes “Using Gardening Activities to Develop Literacy”,  “Literacy Activities to do on a Rainy Day” and trips to Hudson Farmers’ Market, Greenport Conservation Area and Hudson Children’s Book Festival. Each week the program begins with Story Time …

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High Five! Our Early Family Literacy Programs Returns this January!

Program Description: The library and Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood’s early family literacy 5-week program includes “Weaving Tales & Oral Traditions to Develop Literacy”, “Cooking as a Means of Encouraging Literacy in Your Child” and “Stuck Indoors? Literacy Ideas for Snowy Days”. Story & Craft Hour, parent discussion & lunch. Door prizes & free books each Saturday. …

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High Five! Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, Playing with Your Child: Spring Edition!

The library and Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood are proud to announce High Five!, our fifth 5-week early literacy family program. This program will meet at the library Saturdays, 11am – 1pm, April 7, 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 2018. Our spring session includes “Using Mealtime, Using Music & Song, and Using Nature to Develop …

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