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Fall programs at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Library

Aug. 28, 2017 

A message from the Ethelbert B. Crawford Library:

The Ethelbert B. Crawford Library will host several programs for children and teens during the fall of 2017. For more information or to register for any of these programs, call the children’s room at 845-794-4660 ext. 5. To see a full list of library programs, visit www.ebcrawfordlibrary.org. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is located at 479 Broadway in Monticello. All programs are free and open to the public. To see a full list of library programs, visit www.ebcrawfordlibrary.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter @ebcplibrary.

 

ANIME CLUB

The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is hosting an Anime Club! Come by on the second and fouth Thursday’s of each month to watch anime, discuss manga, and connect with other fans. Teens ages 12-18 are welcome. You’ll decide what anime to watch together, and share recommendations. Cosplay is welcome by not required. Be sure to bring your enthusiastic spirit of discussion, be it about Naruto, Miyazaki films, Sailor Moon, or anything and everything in between! This club is a great way to discover new anime and manga you may not have heard of or may have overlooked. Anime club does other activities too. We’ve made bubble tea, candy sushi, and taste tested all sorts of Japanese snacks. The next Anime Club meet ups are September 14th & 28th at 4pm.

Grab some friends and stop by for some fun at the library. Registration is not required for this event, but always welcomed. For more information on Teen Programs at the library stop by the circulation desk and pick up a calendar, check out our website ebcrawfordlibrary.org, or follow us on social media @ebcplibrary.

 

BABY BRAIN TIME

The Ethelbert B. Crawford library is offering a new story time for our youngest patrons beginning this month! Baby brains develop at an amazing rate, join us at the library to engage your little one in activities to help promote the ABCs of early literacy: Attention, Bonding, & Communication. Grown-ups and babies will explore different activities together as they develop these skills. This program is designed for ages birth through 18 months and for one child to take part with one adult. The program will be offered every Wednesday at 10am beginning September 20th. Baby Brain Time is a 10-week program and registration is required.

This program is free but space and materials are limited, so registration is required. For more information or to register for the program call 845-794-4660 ext. 5.

 

BREAKOUT GAMES FOR KIDS

Have you heard of the Escape Room craze sweeping the nation? Our breakout games for teens have been such a hit that we are going to start doing them for kids too! An escape game consists of puzzles, clues, and other problem-solving exercises that kids will work together to solve before the clock runs out. Join us on Tuesday, September 26th at 4:30pm for our first ever kid’s escape game: Attack of the Locks: A Star Wars Themed Puzzle Game. Solve the clues and complete your mission before the time runs out to earn your reward!

 

DIY FOR TEENS AT ETHELBERT B. CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Do you, like so many of us, have multiple Pinterest DIYs saved to try later? Have you tried them and ended up with a flop? Have you tried them and succeeded? Come to the library to try your hand at DIYing something new, and share your stories while you’re at it. Join us on Tuesday, September 5th at 4:00 p.m. for some Do-It-Yourself spa treatment fun and create your own bath bombs and face masks using everyday household items. We’ll have something new planned for the first Tuesday of every subsequent month, so keep your eyes and schedules open for the next DIY for Teens event!

Grab some friends and stop by for food and fun at the library. Registration is not required for this event, but always welcomed. For more information on Teen Programs at the library stop by the circulation desk and pick up a calendar, check out our website ebcrawfordlibrary.org, or follow us on social media @ebcplibrary. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is located at 479 Broadway in Monticello. All programs are free and open to the public.

 

FALL STORY TIME CYCLE AT ETHELBERT B. CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Swing by the library at 479 Broadway in Monticello and enjoy a story time this fall! The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library’s new series of story times for toddlers and preschoolers is starting up soon! This ten week series will begin the week of September 18th.

Story times will take place every Monday at 10am and Friday at 11am. Our story times are so much more than just stories. We sing, we dance, we make music, do art projects, and just have a blast together. Story times are for children ages 2-5. We understand that toddlers and preschoolers do not like to sit still—neither do we! We like to keep moving and try to incorporate movement and music into our story times to help our little ones get their wiggles out. Stop by this fall and see what it’s all about.

All story times are free and open to the public. We do not require pre-registration, but you are welcome to call and let us know you are coming.

 

TEEN ART CLUB AT ETHELBERT B. CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Are you one a creative person that just loves to explore and try out new mediums for expressing artistic side? Do you consider yourself an artist, no matter how good? Come join us on the last Wednesday of each month to create, learn, and have fun. This is a club for artists of any medium or ability level, ages 12-18. The medium each month is chosen by the attendants at the previous month’s art club. In the past we have used acrylic paint, colored pencils, pastels, embroidery, collage materials, clay, and more. Join us for our next meet up on Wednesday, September 27th at 4pm.

YOGA FOR KIDS & TEENS AT ETHELBERT B. CRAWFORD LIBRARY

The Ethelbert B. Crawford library is offering a free Yoga Class for Kids & Teens this month. Yoga is a great way to relieve stress, get some exercise, and enjoy the fresh air in our beautiful lawn. The children’s class for ages 7-12 will take place September 6th @ 4:30pm and the teen class for ages 12-18 will take place September 20th at 4:30pm. We will have a limited number of yoga mats available on a first come, first serve basis. If you have your own please bring it.
These classes are free but space and materials are limited, so registration is required. For more information or to register for the program call 845-794-4660 ext. 5.

STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER AT ETHELBERT B. CRAWFORD LIBRARY

Have you ever wondered what the library is like at night? The library is opening its doors on Friday, September 8th for a very special audience. We are having a stuffed animal sleepover! Stop by on with your child and their favorite stuffed animal or plushie. We will read bedtime stories to the children and their furry friends, do crafts and sing a lullaby or two, then we’ll tuck them in and say goodnight. After the children leave, their buddies may get into a little mischief in the library. Stop back in the next day to pick up the buddy and some "souvenirs" from their library slumber party. This special event is for children ages 4-10 and does require registration. Space is limited, so register early!