No registration required for our regularly scheduled Children’s Programs returning September 26!
October Programs for Kids
Pollinator Day at Smith Pond – Saturday, October 1, 10:30am – Noon
Butterflies, bees, and birds all play essential roles in our local ecosystems! Join library staff, author Nancy Castaldo, and the Columbia Land Conservancy for a celebration of pollinators and the native plants that support them! There will be stories and hands-on learning activities about the world of pollinators and a trip down the street from the Library to Smith Pond to plant seedlings in a new pollinator garden. Please wear dirt-friendly clothing and shoes for this morning of fun!
After School Kids Club: K- 5 Grade
Explore the world of arts and crafts and join in the fun of expressing yourself through art.
- Thursday, October 13 at 3pm – Pet Treats for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society.
- Thursday, October 27 at 3pm – Dia de los Muertos Crafts
Nature Quest Hike for Families With Columbia Land Conservancy at Siegel-Kline Kill – Saturday, October 22, 10am
Nature Quest is an interactive “scavenger hunt” that will take participants through the Nature Quest trail at Siegel Kline Kill Conservation Area. Follow along with the Nature Quest booklet and activity to find animals that can be found at the conservation site.
Halloween Craft & Movie – Monday, October 31, 4pm
Before the Halloween festivities begin, stop by the library to decorate a treat bag and watch a movie. Refreshments will be served.
October Programs for Tweens and Teens
The Mentor is In! Writing and Career Help for Teens with Wally Rubin
Mondays and Wednesdays starting September 19, 3-6pm by appointment
Need help with exploring which career paths might be best for you? Crafting college applications or term papers? Expanding critical thinking or debate skills? Schedule a one-on-one appointment with teen mentor Wally Rubin.
Rubin retired in 2020 from working in NYC government in a variety of different capacities, including Director of Theatre for the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, and District Manager for the Community Board serving the central business district of Manhattan. In both of these roles, he served as a mentor for young people at the start of their careers and found it to be among the most satisfying and gratifying aspects of his professional life.
Tween & Teen Craft Club – Every Other Friday, 3-4:30pm
Make new friends and explore your creative side at the library!
- October 14 – Pet Treats and Toys for the Columbia-Greene Humane Society
- October 28 – Friendship Bracelets
Quick Links for Kids Digital Resources
Click here for a full listing of Homework Help resources for Kids and Teens.