Adventure Begins at Your Library-- Getting Started

Starting June 10-- Click HERE to register. 

Pick up your “Starter Kit” in the Children's Room.

Record your “books read” in the log.

(Can't get to the library? Starting June 10 you will be able to download a Summer Reading booklet and Log below.)

Starting June 26-- Bring your log to the library to receive the weekly prize.

(Or, email the log to wnykids@westnyacklibrary.org and pick up your prize later. )

Check the website and Booklet for weekly Events--don’t forget to register for the Events!

Check the webpage for storytimes and other additional programs.

Downloads...

Booklet            Log

                                    


Adventure Begins at Your Library-- Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, July 2 at 6:30-7:30 PM

Enjoy an Ice Cream Sundae courtesy of the Cone Zone,

register for the Children's or Teen Summer Reading Program,

and make a balloon creation with Jackie the Magician.

No registration is required for this Event.

 


Adventure Begins at Your Library--An Awesome Adventure

Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 PM

Ages 3 & Up

Can you complete all the perilous challenges and Escape...to the Library?

Click HERE to register starting Tuesday, June 18 at 6:30 PM.

 

 


Adventure Begins at Your Library-- Bubbly Beats with Ms. Jolie

Tuesday, July 16 at 6:30 PM

Ages 2 & Up

A music and movement program with bubble popping fun!

See bubbles in all shapes and sizes. Enjoy bubble tricks, "popping songs" and games.

Click HERE to register starting Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 PM.

 


Adventure Begins at Your Library-- African Drumming

July 23 at 6:30 PM

Baba Kazi Oliver, African Drummer Extraordinaire, shares his gift of the African drum with all of us.

Come and participate in the musical experience.

Refreshments will be provided.

Click HERE to register starting Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 PM.

 


Adventure Begins at Your Library--Escape Room Adventure

Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30 PM

Family Program

Navigate threough a series of callenges/puzzles to reach the treasure!

There will be one Escape "Room" for ages 3-6 and another for ages 7 & Up.

Click HERE to register starting Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 PM.

 

 


Adventure Begins at Your Library-- Eyes of the Wild

August 6 at 6:30 PM

Ages 2 & Up

Who's ready for an up-close and fun experience

with a mix of exotic (and one or two "touchable") animals?

Click HERE to register starting July 16 at 6:30 PM.

 


Adventure Begins at Your Library--Magical Adventure

Tuesday, August 13 at 6:30 PM

Ages 3 & Up

Magician Steve Woyce will take us on a magical adventure.

This show is indoors so space is limited.

Be sure to register HERE starting Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 PM.

 


Summer Adventures at Your Library

Click here to begin your

Virtual Adventures!

 


Individual Events--

(Scroll down to view storytimes and other series programs!)


Hudson RIver Kids

Friday, June 21 at 10:15 AM

Engage in interactive activities that promote developmental milestones.

Enjoy music, movement and art!

Click HERE to register starting June 7 at 10:15 AM.

 


Movie--Migration

From the Creators of Despicable Me comes an adventure-filled new comedy

about overcoming your fears and opening yourself up to the world and its opportunities.

Saturday, June 8 at 1 PM

Click HERE to register starting May 25 at 1 PM.

Refreshments will be provided.

 


Little Artists

Saturday, June 22 at 11 AM

Ages 3-6

Air Dry Clay-- Pound it, roll it, twist it!

Bring a cookie sheet to carry your creation home.

Click HERE to register starting June 1 at 11 AM.

 


Crafty Explorations--STEAM/STEM for Ages 6 and Up

Ages 6 and up

Crafty Kids is now Crafty Explorations-- we've added a blast of STEAM/STEM fun!

Click the date to register:

Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 PM

And

Wednesday, August 14 at 6:30 PM

(Please note later time for Summer sessions.)

 


Tween Nail Spa--New Date

Ages 10-12

New Date--Tuesday, June 25 at 5 PM

Are your NAILS ready for Summer?

Margie from Color Street will help--she'll provide and apply nail strips of your choice.

Come and join the fun!

Click HERE to register starting June 11 at 5 PM.

 


Stories and More

Saturdays, July 6 and August 3 at 11 AM

Ages 5 & Up

Enjoy a story with Ms. Joanne

then explore a craft or other related activity!

Click HERE to register starting Saturday, May 11 at 11 AM.

 

 


Storytimes and Other Repeating Programs


Grab & Go Kits

 Supplies are limited.

 


Tuesday Travelers Storytime

Tuesday Travelers

For Ages 4 & 5

Dates: June 4 and 18 at 10:30 AM

Stories can take us anywhere!

Come along and discover someplace new or an old favorite.

A craft will add to the fun.

Click HERE to register starting May 14 at 10:30 AM

 


Storytime Adventures

Storytime Adventures -- Ages 2 & Up

Join Ms. Joanne on a storytime adventure

filled with stories, songs and fun!

Wednesdays, June 5, 12 & 26

At 10:30 AM

Click HERE to register starting Wednesday, May 15 at 10:30 AM.

(No program on 6/19)

 


Turtle Dance Music with Matt Mazur--Hybrid

Adventure begins at Your Library!--Ages 9 months and up.

Enjoy a sensory-friendly music, dance and comedy show with a little bit of swashbuckling fun.

June 6 at 10:30 AM--Click HERE to register starting May 16 at 10:30 AM

August 15--Click HERE to register starting July 25 at 10:30 AM
 

 


Tiny Explorers

Mondays, June 10 & 24 at 10:30 AM

Babies and Caregivers are welcome to socialize and participate in a safe environment filled with music, toys and sensory activities for all.

Click HERE to register starting Monday, May 27 at 10:30 AM.

 


Toddlers Rock

Thursdays, June 13 & 20

at 10:30 AM

A fun, high-energy music and movement class brought to you by Bach to Rock.

The program will include an instrument "petting zoo."

Click HERE to register starting Thursday, May 23 at 10:30 AM

 


Adventures at the Park

Fridays, June 14 and 28 at 10:30 AM

West Nyack Green and Firefighter Memorial Park

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime.

All ages are welcome.

Click HERE to register starting May 31 at 10:30 AM.

 


Sing, Sign and Dance with Ms. Fran

 

Mondays, June 17, July 22, August 5 & 19

At 1:30 PM.

Babies to 5 Years

Loads of musical fun plus some simple signs that your child and caregiver will enjoy learning.

Click HERE to register starting Monday, May 27 at 1:30 PM. 

 


Kindergarten Boot Camp

For kids entering kindergarten in September, with a caregiver.

Activities and games to help your child get ready. Review rhymes,

numbers, cutting, alphabet and address.

Register for one session or several – all different.

(Notice – times of classes alternate between 10:30 and 1:30.)

Click on the date(s) to register:

Thursday, July 11 at 10:30 AM

Thursday, July 25 at 10:30 AM

 

 

Thursday, July 18 at 1:30 PM

Thursday, August 1 at 1:30 PM

 


1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten
For preschool kids
It's so simple:
Sign  up at the Children's Room desk. 
Receive your child's log book.
Log the books you read with/to your child.
Kids receive a sticker for each 100 book milestone.
They also receive rewards at the 300, 600 and 1000 book levels.
(And yes, if you read that book 57 times, you can list it 57 times. Repetition is good.)

 


Comics Plus

Free for YOU with your LIBRARY CARD
Unlimited Access to thousands of digital comics, graphics, mangas and more!
Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
No holds, no waiting lists.
Two separate collections--
The CHILDREN'S COLLECTION, geared just to kids
OR
the whole thing, including adult materials
Get started
HERE!
The small print--search for Ramapo Catskill Library System if you go in without the above link.
You'll need your library card. Enter the number on the back without any breaks or dashes.
Your PIN is usually the phone number you used when you registered for your library card.

 


Craft with Us

Ms. Myrna's Origami Episode 1
Ms. Myrna's Origami Episode 2
Ms. Myrna's Origami Episode 3
Ms. Myrna's Origami Episode 4
Ms. Joanne's Caterpillar
Ms. Joanne's Bumblebee
Ms. Joanne's Luminaria
Ms. Joanne's Mother's Day Hyacinth
Ms. Joanne's Twirling Ladybugs
Ms. Joanne's Whirligigs
Ms. Joanne's Memorial Day Wreath
Ms. Joanne's Flying Objects

 


Reading Lists

Reading Lists