Summer @Schuylerville Library


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Summer Reading Program

Read books all summer long with Schuylerville Public Library!

People of all ages are encouraged to take part in our online summer reading tracker, called READsquared from June 1 through August 21.  Each age group has a different reading goal and once completed you are entered into prize raffles!  Find our tracker here or download the free READsquared app at the app store or google play.

Kids, ages 4-12 are also encouraged to print out or pick up a copy of our weekly Bingo challenge sheets from July 6-August 14.  Turn completed Bingo sheets in at the Library for more prize raffle entries!

 

Summer Meals

From June 28th to August 27th, Monday through Friday (except July 5) the Schuylerville Public Library is serving free summer meals for kids and teens from 12pm to 1pm.  Grab a sandwich, veggies, fresh fruit, and cold milk every day.

No registration required.  Please call 518-695-6641 from your vehicle to let library staff know that you are there to pick up or step inside with your mask on.  Meals must be taken away to eat this year due to the ongoing pandemic.  Parents may pick up the meals for their children.  Available to all children 18 years and under every weekday! This program made possible by Captain Youth Services. Questions, please call 518-371-1185 or visit captaincares.org

  • Summer Meals Flyer

 

Summer Programs

Wonderful Wednesdays – Sign Ups Start May 28th!

July 7 at 4pm
the Goats of RebelWood Soap Works Visit – visit with the adorable baby goats and hear from their owners about raising them.  Librarians will share a quick goat storytime as well.  If possible, kids will get a chance to pet the goats one-on-one at the end of the program.  Outdoors, Socially Distanced and Masked Event.  Limit of 25 participants.  Registration Required for each family member.
 
July 14 at 4pm
Caribbean Music with Aston Ellis & Chelsie Henderson
Let’s take a trip to the Caribbean right at the Schuylerville Library!  Families will explore the evolution of the festive steel pan through singing, playing percussion and moving and grooving with Aston “Robot” Ellis.  Aston is the bandleader, steel pan and bass guitar player, main vocalist and music arranger of Robanic Reggae band.  Aston comes from a family that has been a part of the Jamaican entertainment industry for over 60 years.  Outdoors, Socially Distanced and Masked Event.  Limit of 25 participants.  Registration Required for each family member.
 
July 21 at 4pm
Mr Romack’s Creatures: join long-time science educator Mr Howard Romack as he shows audiences some incredible creatures.  Animals may include turtles, snakes, beetles, and butterflies.  Outdoors, Socially Distanced and Masked Event.  Limit of 25 participants.  Registration Required for each family member.
 
July 28 at 4pm
Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat. Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and a member of the audience will unlock telekinetic abilities. Don’t miss it!  Outdoors, Socially Distanced and Masked Event.  Limit of 25 participants.  Registration Required for each family member.
 
August 4 at *5pm
Take a Tromp Through the Swamp! is a top ten lineup of the world’s most fun, participatory kids’ songs.  Lots of encouragement of the kids’ lifelong participation in reading and music is included.  Tom Sieling did 57 programs in 10 states during the summer of 2019.  This year’s theme is Tails and Tales.  He accompanies himself on guitar, banjo, and harmonica, and adds a drum machine to keep things upbeat and danceable.  Fun for the whole family!  Outdoors, Socially Distanced and Masked Event.  Limit of 25 participants.  Registration Required for each family member.
 

Keep an eye on our Event Calendar for more programs, both in-person and virtual this summer!

 

Teens can download free e-audiobooks all summer with Sync!

 

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