Watch Miss Fran demonstrate on the library's FB page how to create op art with just your hand, . All you will need is an 8 x 11 inch piece of white paper, (which we can supply if you need) a pencil and crayons or markers.

Watch Miss Fran as she demonstrates how to decorate your spring egg with yarn or paper strips. For supplies, you will need your kit, or a piece of white paper, a pencil, scissors and yarn or a colorful magazine.
Go to the Blauvelt Library Facebook page (you do not need a FB account).  Watch for her to begin at 4pm, Wednesday 3/24, or watch the video anytime after that. Have fun and send us a picture of your creations!

Watch Miss Fran on our Facebook page as she demonstrates how to assemble the rainbow chain!

The Mighty Five South Orangetown Libraries are partnering with William O. Schaefer and Cottage Lane Elementary Schools for the annual Pick a Reading Partner program. 

Inspired by this year's book Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring, pick up a kit to create your own memory box like Paloma. Use the enclosed materials or your own to design a place to keep your memories. Kits will be available for pickup until March 22.  For WOS/CL students in grades K-5. 

Email blvprograms@rcls.org with child's name and grade to register. Supplies are limited.

Make a rainbow chain to celebrate ST. Patrick's Day! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service). Take a picture of your art and send it to us; we love to see your creations! Email to blvprograms@rcls.org 

Registration required. Email child's full name and age to blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

Make a spring egg to celebrate the coming season! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service). Take a picture of your art and send it to us; we love to see your creations! Email to blvprograms@rcls.org 

Registration required. Email child's full name and age to blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

Miss Fran is not feeling well today, so her demo is postponed. We will let you know when you can access it. [Join Miss Fran on Facebook Live as she demonstrates how to create your penguin scene, or tune into the video anytime after.]

Design your penguin scene. Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service). Take a picture of your art and send it to us; we love to see your creations! Email to blvprograms@rcls.org 

Registration required. Email child's full name and age to blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

 

Decorate a card for Valentine's Day for someone special! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service). Take a picture of your art and send it to us; we love to see your creations! Email to blvprograms@rcls.org 

Registration required. Email child's full name and age to blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

Use the paper from your takehome kit, or grab some sheets of white computer paper. Watch Miss Fran as she demonstrates how to cut a snowflake from your own unique design. You will also need a pencil and a scissor.
Go to the Blauvelt Library Facebook page (you do not need a FB account).  Watch for her to begin at 4pm today, Wednesday 1/27, or watch the video anytime after that. Have fun and send us a picture of your creations!

Cut snowflakes to decorate your windows! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service). Watch Miss Fran live at 4pm that afternoon on our Facebook page, or anytime after for instructions. Please send us a photo of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org !

Registration required. Email child's full name and age to: blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

Build a new world in 2021 and create your own city skyline with cut paper! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service)! Watch Miss Fran's video for ideas. Take a picture of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org for our Facebook page.

Registration required. Email child's first & last name and age to: blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

Make a 3-D paper Christmas tree to decorate for the holidays. Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time thereafter during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service)! Take a picture of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org for our Facebook page.

Registration required. Email child's name and age to: blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

Make an holiday ornament using lace and beads. Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time thereafter during that week at the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window (press the button for service)! Take a picture of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org for our Facebook page.

Registration required. Email child's name and age to: blvprograms@rcls.org | Limit 15

 

Create a turkey using tissue paper! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week @ the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window! Have fun! Take a picture of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org

Registration required. Email child's name and age to: blvprograms@rcls.org

Create a picture using colorful mosaics! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week @ the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window! Have fun! Take a picture of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org

Registration required. Email child's name and age to: blvprograms@rcls.org

Time to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween! Pick one up to paint at home. Send us a picture of your creation for our Facebook page! Please email blvprograms@rcls.org to register

For Grades K - 5 | Limited to 12 | One pumpkin per family, please

Create your own Mondrian art! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week @ the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window! Look for our Facebook video for more instructions.Have fun! Take a picture of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org

Registration required. Email: blvprograms@rcls.org

 

 

Create some colorful leaves for fall! Pick up your bag of materials beginning at 11am or any time after during that week @ the front desk. Or use our new walk-up window! Look for our Facebook video for more instructions.Have fun! Take a picture of your art and email it to blvprograms@rcls.org

Registration required. Email: blvprograms@rcls.org

Create some wavy name art with cardstock, a thin marker, crayons or markers! Pick up your bag of materials on Wednesday, 9/23 beginning at 11am through the rest of the week. Miss Fran will be on Facebook Live at 4pm to instruct you. If you miss her, just look for the instructions anytime after on FB. Have fun! Take a picture of your art and email it to blv.programs@rcls.org

Registration required. Email: blvprograms@rcls.org

 

 

Visit each of the 5 South Orangetown libraries beginning September 8, and look for pictures or items hidden in windows, around the building, --even perhaps on trees! Grab a clue sheet to help you find the 25 items (5 per library) and when you've answered and found all 25, write your name, phone number and age on the sheet and drop it in any library bookdrop for a chance at a raffle prize! 

Scavenger hunt runs from September 8 - 30.

Abigail from Cornell Cooperative Extension will speak about fishing in the Hudson River and read a story.

Meet nocturnal creatures from around the world.

Ages 4 - 11 | At the Manse Barn, 32 Tappan Rd.,Tappan | Registration required

A musical production that draws children into an interactive theatre environment, using comedy and engaging acting. Check out the website for a video of their work!   http://www.travelinglantern.com/clips.php

The Esplanade | 640 Oak Tree Rd., Palisades NY | Please register at your home library

 

An Amazing mix of science and music. Discover music instruments made from recycled materials!

Manse Barn: 32 Old Tappan Rd., Tappan

Fun, games, relay races and a picnic. Bring a picnic dinner. Drinks will be provided.

6 - 8pm. | Please register at your home library | Will be held at Orangeburg Library Field |

 

Practice your reading skills with our friendly therapy pooches
who supply unconditional love and listening.

Children's Room | Registration required | Sign up for a 15 min slot

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