Wayfinder Experience, Animal Embassy, Clay Workshop, Color Schemes for the Garden
Howland Public Library eNews          2015 l eleven

Just for Kids
Literary Adventure with
The Wayfinder Experience 
July 31st, 3pm-5pm 

The library will be filled with your favorite literary characters! Children ages 6-10 will find the hero inside of them by experiencing live-action literature. Using costumes and props, kids will go on a scavenger hunt adventure that challenges their problem-solving and mediation skills.


Tail Waggin' Tutors

July 29th from 4-5pm

Children in grades K-5 who would like practice reading, will have the opportunity to read-out-loud to our big friend, Aries the Cane Corso, a specially trained therapy dog from Therapy Dogs International.


This is a fun way for children to practice their reading skills during the summer!


Parents may register children by contacting Ginny Figlia, Youth Services Librarian, at 845-831-1134, ex.103 or  



Hero Academy Thursdays

Check out HPL's calendar for exciting Hero Academy Programs for children grade K-6th every Thursday  through August 13th.

This week: July 30th, 1-2pm
Animal Embassy

Heroes of the Animal Kingdom:
With this interactive, educational and entertaining program, children will meet a diversity of animals wh
o lead heroic lives. 
Super Hero Story/Craft Time

Heroes will be the theme of the day for children ages 3-6 during this story, music, and arts & crafts time. Every Friday 10:45 am - 11:45 am, July 10th - August 14th.

Check out our calendar here.

Adult Summer Reading Program
Clay Head Workshop for Adults 
Tuesday, July 29th
1pm - 2:30pm 

Join artist, Debbie Lane, as she helps us create fun and interesting paper clay heads. Messy fun - and easy to make and paint. See what interesting character takes shape!



My Gardening Coloring Book: Color Schemes for the Garden
Thursday, July 30th
6:30 pm -7:30pm

Join Master Gardener, Danielle Rudi, of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County, as she teaches us how to explore the concept of color theory and how colors relate to one another. These concepts are then applied to the use of color in the garden.
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