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The library is closed July 4th! Tie-Dye Night is July 5th!

The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. We are open Tuesday from 1:00 – 8:30 so you can get all your reading and/or watching needs for the holiday.

The Annual Tie-Dye Night is scheduled for 6:30-7:30 on July 5th. This is an outdoor event so please check this site and/or Facebook in case of unsettled weather. We may need to reschedule if the storms come in. All you need for this event is a white or light-colored item that you want to turn into a work of art!

Ice Cream Social & Rocks Rock!!! – Wednesday 6/27 @ 6:30

Don’t forget to register for this Wednesday’s events. CMOST (Children’s Museum of Science & Technology) will start the evening with “Rocks, Rock!” Following this program, ice cream will be served!!! Thank you to Stewart’s for both the ice cream and the funding for the Rocks, Rock program and all the programs offered through the library this summer.

Call 518-283-3721 or email info@poestenkilllibrary.org to register. Or stop in!

Summer Events at the Library – “Libraries Rock!”

Lots of fun things are planned for the summer at the Poestenkill Library! The summer reading theme is “Libraries Rock!”

June 27: 6:30-7:30pm Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff Party! Ice Cream Social, & CMOST (Children’s Museum of Science & Technology) with “Rocks, Rock!”

July 5: 6:30-7:30pm Family Tie-Dye Night! Outside event – bring a t-shirt, socks, pillowcase, or any other small, white (or light) item to create a wonderful tie-dye design!

July 19: 6:30-7:30pm Dyken Pond with the “Traveling Pond.”

Please register in advance for all programs. Call 518-283-3721 or email info@poestenkilllibrary.org to register.

July 2 – August 18 – Summer Reading Challenge
For all ages – children, teens, & adults! Stop in to pick up your registration & reading record at the library. Every 2 hours you read earns you a raffle ticket. The grand prize is a Kindle Fire – one awarded in each of the three reading levels.

Watch this site and our Facebook page for more programs & information this summer!

Happy Reading!

Make market bags from T-shirts!

Have a favorite t-shirt you can’t wear anymore or more t-shirts than you need? Bring any t-shirt and a sharp pair of scissors to library and make a bag that is perfect for shopping! On Wednesday, 5/30 from 5-7pm and Thursday, 5/31 from 2-4pm, Lianne will help you cut up your t-shirt and make a fun and useful tote bag. One of our library families has made many of these bags and I see them being used at the Farmers’ Market all summer. Drop in any time during the stated times to make your bag.

photo from greentreelibrary.org

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