¡Todos contamos! Juan y Sonia comparten una cuenta y una canción sobre el censo de 2020 y la diversión de contar. Es muy importante completar el censo. Nueva fecha para terminar el censo 2020: 15 de octubre. Llena el formulario en línea en 2020census.gov
Ms. Abby and her husband Martin, introduce our young viewers to the 2020 Census and sing songs about counting and coming together! Make sure to submit your Census form by October 15. Submit online at 2020Census.gov.
Mrs. Badila introduces our young viewers to the 2020 Census and shares Yuyi Morales’s story Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book. Make sure to complete your Census by October 15. Submit online at 2020Census.gov.
Ms. Christa introduces our young friends to the importance of the Census and shares a song, story, and craft on counting. Make sure to submit your Census form by October 15. Submit online at 2020Census.gov.
All of our virtual programs for toddlers, young children, and their families will continue through June 2020.
- Virtual Story Hour: Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10-11am. Our dynamic mother/daughter duo, Louise Costello (Ms. Louise) and Christa Shook (Ms. Christa) are leading our weekday story hours with book readings, games that can be played at home, and crafts that can be done with simple materials found in many homes. Click here to register.
- Virtual Movement & Music: Tuesdays, 10-11am. Master educator, musician, and songstress Abby Lappen leads toddlers and their families in songs and movement activities. And, in this time of new normal, we thank the Claverack Library for the use of their parking lot and their free WiFi where Abby leads the program! Click here to register.
- Virtual Story Hour: Saturdays, 11am-12pm. 1st and 3rd Saturdays, Pamela Badila of Diata Diata International Folkloric Theater performs simple folktales and leads the children to enact portions of them. On 2nd, 4th, and 5th (when applicable) Saturdays, Library assistant, Thea Ezinga, leads children and families is stories, rhymes, and games. Click here to register.
For more information on our virtual classes email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-828-1792 x101.
Program Description: Arts educator, writer, director, and performer Pamela Badila reads and tells traditional stories from around the world, with music and performance and a related craft.
Date/Time: 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 11am-12pm
Audience: Children of all ages and families. Continue reading
Program Description: For the December Second Saturday Story & Craft Hour, children and families will make a snow person craft and read Waiting for Winter by Sebastian Meschenmoser. With Robin Weber, High Five! volunteer, and children’s librarian Janice Scali
UPDATE: This program is canceled as of March 2020 but will return for a special Mother’s Day gift making session Saturday, May 9, 2020, 11am-12pm
Date/Time: Saturday, December 14, 11am-12pm
Audience: Ages 2–7 and families.
Program Description: We are proud to announce the fall series of High Five!, our 3-week early literacy family program, done in collaboration with Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood. High Five! meets at the library and sessions include “Fall Family Activities and Vocabulary for your Child”, “Developing Fine Motor Skills Needed for Writing” and includes a trip to an apple orchard and a Halloween party curated by master storyteller Pamela Badila.
Date/Time: Saturdays, 11am – 1pm, October 12, 19, & 26
Audience/Registration: High Five! is free and open to all families with children five and under (older siblings are also welcome to attend). Transportation to the library is available upon request. To register for High Five!, email email@example.com, call 518-828-1792 x101, or stop by the desk at the Hudson Area Library.
This project has been supported by a grant from the Fund for Columbia County of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Continue reading