Category Archives: Kids’ Programs

The Final Program – Wednesday, August 8 at 6:30

August 8, 6:30 p.m. Join us for the Sound Explorers, a program that includes making instruments from recycled materials, unique sound science experiments, group movement, “sound stories,” listening games & more. Matthew Cantello, presenter tonight, describes Sound Explorers:  “SOUND EXPLORERS and SUPER SONICS are fun, educational experiences for children of all ages that awaken and develop […]

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The Spoonman Will Be Here – 8/3 at 6:30 p.m.

Don’t miss the show:  Jim Cruise, Interactive Family Comedian will play the spoons, create a mountain band of audience members, do outrageous impressions.  “It’s a spoonful of fun.”  Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3rd.  Click here to go to the Spoonman’s web page to read more about him.  His brief bio is interesting […]

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Anita Sanchez – The Importance of Slime – 8/2 at 1 p.m.

Today, August 2 at 1 p.m.  Anita Sanchez returns with “Slime Time:  Meet Some Slugs, Snails and Worms.”  Why is slime so vital to the survival of these creatures?  Find out why Ms. Sanchez admits to having a sneaking fondness for slugs. She says, “They’re not crowd-pleasers like, say, fireflies. But here’s the amazing thing—if it weren’t for […]

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July 30 -August 3 Programs

Monday, July 30 – 10 – 11:30 a.m. (Workshop 1) and 12:30 – 2 p.m.  (Workshop 2).  Paint and Sip with Amy DeWeerd.  Both workshops are for kids, ages 7 and older. Join us to paint a colorful summer scene and have a snack. Tuesday, July 31 – 10:30 a.m.  Story  Hour for Children in […]

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Wednesday’s Animal Embassy Program

Last night’s program was another wonderful experience presented by Animal Embassy, an organization dedicated to exotic animal rescue/adoption and environmental education.  Animal Embassy specializes in providing hands-on, educational and interactive experiences for people of all ages.  Children and adults enjoyed seeing the exotic animals: lizard, frogs, toad, chinchilla and six-month old emu.  Presenter Chris discussed […]

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Spring Break at Valatie Free Library!

Tuesday, April 3rd– Poetry Day- 12p.m. – 2p.m. Learn the method of Black Out poetry; create your own haiku and more! Ages 8+ Wednesday, April 4th– Relief Printmaking- 10:30a.m. – 12p.m. Join Mary Young as she teaches us the method of relief printing. Make several prints using different techniques. Materials include Styrofoam, found objects, and […]

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Calling All Preschoolers!

Preschoolers, Caregivers and Younger Siblings, join us for Story Hour every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Valatie Free Library. Listen to stories, do a craft, meet Posie, the therapy dog, and have a snack. No registration is necessary. Just walk in – 1036 Kinderhook Street – 4 buildings down from the VMA.

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