“Stay-Home” Resources, Activities, and Books for Kids
During this time of “at-home” iLearning, the Library’s Children’s Department has many resources for you and your children.
- We are able to answer your Children’s Reference Questions by email. Simply email Miss Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Storytime: We continue to offer storytimes each week available on the Library’s FaceBook page. Storytimes are posted two times a week.
- Online Resources:
- Download Children’s eBooks for FREE from Overdrive
Join us for our seasonal weekly story times where your kids will enjoy being read to, singing songs and creating a story specific craft. Newborns through 4 year olds are invited to register in January, June and September.*
Each month kids will explore new topics using books, crafts, science, technology and more. Programs are held on Thursday(Kindergarten-3rd grade).
Each month kids between 3-5 years old will explore new topics using books, crafts, science, technology and more. Program is held on Thursdays at 2:00 pm.
Arts & Craft Clubs
Arts & Crafts Clubs for Kindergarten & up is held the first Thursday of the month from 4:30-5:00.
Arts & Crafts for 3-5 year olds is held the fourth Wednesday of the month from 4:30-5:00.
Kids in grades 4-6 will enjoy meeting with peers to discuss the book of the month. The group meets once a month in the evening. Kids get to keep the books after the discussion. Registration dates are noted in the calendar of events. *
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Children’s events are generally open to residents of the Suffern Central School District. All registration is done online. Registration for most events begins one week in advance, unless otherwise noted. “Walk-In” events or “Drop-In” events do not require registration. Please call us if you need help with the registration at 845-357-1237.
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