“Build a Better World” with Ellenville Public Library this summer!
We’ll kick off this year’s Summer Reading program—“Build a Better World” — with Chalk Night on June 27 at 6:30pm. Decorate the library’s sidewalks, try out some new building sets and pick up your Summer Reading Club kit. Participation is easy! You’ll get a bookmark and mark off each day you spend at least 20 minutes reading. Read at least 5 days a week, and you’ll get tickets for our prize drawings. Do this for 5 weeks and you’ll win a book! Writing book reviews and attending library programs gets you extra chances for more prizes. We’ll celebrate our Summer Readers with an ice cream party and movie in August. Don’t miss out! Sign up begins Monday June 12.
ERIC CARLE PARTY!
Thurs, June 29, 10am
Celebrate Eric Carle’s Birthday with great stories and activities based on the celebrated author’s works. For ages 2-6.
Plein Air Painting
Friday, June 30, 2-4pm
Learn the basics of Plein Air Painting with Shawn Dell Joyce, award-winning plein air painter and founder of the Wallkill River School. This is a beginner’s class designed to prepare you for painting outdoors. A $5 materials fee is payable at registration.
Come to the library for word fun on Tuesdays,6-8pm.
Wed,10am,July 5—August 2
Stories, rhymes, songs and play time for children birth to age 3 with a caregiver.
Thurs, July 6, 1pm
Make your own wiggling robot-toy that makes art with our Tech Wizards while learning to create a simple circuit with a DC motor. For ages 5-9.
Sign up at (845)647-5530.
THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE
Fri, July 7,1pm
Can you build a better superhero? Rated PG. (
Children under 10 must be with a caregiver!)
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
CELEBRATION and CONCERT!
Saturday, July 8, 10:30am
Everyone’s welcome to join us for this special program! 1000 Books Before Kindergarten helps families get children ready to read. We’ll celebrate the kids who have read 1000 books already, and welcome newcomers to this wonderful family program with a concert of preschool favorites performed by Evan Gottfried.
July 10- August 14, 3-5pm
Kids 5 and up can build, create, or code — use EPL&M as your makerspace!
(children under 8 should be with an adult)