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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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Video of book discussion by Alexandra Cox: An Exploration of Youth Incarceration in the Hudson Valley

Held in the Community Room on Monday August 6, 2018 at 6pm. Video courtesy of Dan Udell via YouTube: https://youtu.be/q4991Aw8cKQ Program Description: Alexandra Cox discussion of youth incarceration in the Hudson Valley and her book Trapped in a Vice: the Consequences of Confinement for Young People. The book explores the consequences of a juvenile justice system that is …

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Youth Ages 9-13 are Invited to HACK THE LIBRARY! This Summer

HACK THE LIBRARY! is a FREE weekend of labs for kids centered around learning how to create digital work taught by digital artists. Digital art is a medium that uses digital technology to create works of art. Participants will learn how to use various programs to construct, share and maximize ideas culminating in a collaborative …

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Digital Painting Workshop for Tweens and Teens

On Saturday, April 16, from 12pm-4pm, youth ages 10-15 are invited to participate in a free Digital Painting workshop with our friends from Spark Media Project. The workshop will be held in the Community Room of the new Hudson Area Library at 51 N. 5th Street. In this workshop, youth will use Wacom Tablets and …

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FREE Moviemaking and Animation Workshops for Youth!

Spark your creativity with digital media workshops at the Hudson Area Library! Our friends from Spark Media Project will be offering two free workshops at the library this summer – one a live-action, narrative videomaking workshop for teens, the other a stop-motion animation workshop for kids. Both workshops are free. Space is limited and registration is required. …

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Register Today for Our Free Summer Programs for Kids!

Join us this summer for one or more of our fabulous, free programs for kids and teens! Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program Dates: July 7 through August 7, Tuesday through Thursday, 10am-12pm Ages: All ages welcome Stories, crafts, special guests, book giveaways, and more. Keep track of your reading over the summer …

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