Every Saturday in July from 10 AM – 12 PM
Adriance Memorial Library
Most programs are scheduled to take place outside, weather permitting.
Participants at each program will get a free book while supplies last. Made possible by a Dutchess County Agency Partner Grant.
Saturday, July 3
10 – 11 AM: Flying with Paper Registration required. Register here.
Learn how different paper airplane models move through the air. Some are designed to stay in the air for a long time and fly great lengths. Others are good at fancy movement, and others can’t fly very well at all! Try out the different designs for yourself.
11 AM – 12 PM: Sensory Social Registration required. Register here.
Join us for our sensory playtime! Participate in a craft, explore sensory activities, play games, and interact with others. Sensory-friendly activities are for babies and older children. This program is Autism-friendly!
Saturday, July 10
10 – 11 AM: Yoga, Self-Care, and Mindfulness Registration required. Register here.
Try out some gentle yoga, learn about mindfulness, and practice some calming breathing techniques. Create journals and your own stress ball to take home. For all ages.
11 AM – 12 PM: Read to the Dogs (Indoors) Registration required. Registerhere.
Children are partnered with a dog for 10 minute reading sessions. The child selects a book to read out loud to a dog. Younger children may “read” the pictures. Children and teens can also learn about dogs as pets. The assistance dogs and handlers are volunteers from Visiting Paws Training School.
Saturday, July 17
10 -11 AM: Become A Nature Detective! Registration required. Register here. The Environmental Cooperative leads a nature trek exploring what is growing near the library. Includes a fun art activity to take home and a nature-themed story-time for younger children.
11 AM -12 PM: African and Caribbean Drumming Registration required. Register here.
Get with the beat as Drummer Clifford Johnson explores African and Caribbean hand drums and other percussion instruments.
Saturday, July 24
10 AM – 12 PM: Circus Arts & High Adventure Registration required. Register here.
Learn some cool hula hoop tricks, try your hand at juggling, and experience rock climbing at our Circus Arts Workshop. Open to ages 8 – 18 years old; beginners welcome.
Saturday July 31
10 AM – 12 PM: Hoedown Block Party
No Registration Required.
Howdy y’all! Get ready to kick it up ‘country-style’ at our Hoedown Block Party complete with line dancing, face painting, country themed games, the Calm Corral, book characters, and more! Don’t miss the chance to round up your kiddos for a hootenanny of a time! For all ages.