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Registration Calendar

Register for programs by clicking above. In-person or phone sign-up also available. 845-268-7700 during library hours.

Please note, registration requires an active email account. The program will send a confirmation and reminder to your email. Please check your SPAM folder or contact the library if you do not see a confirmation or reminder email.

Please remember:
- Use the child's name to register.
- Program spots are limited and have age restrictions. Once a program fills, patrons will be placed on a waiting list and contacted only if there is room in the program.
- Priority is given to residents of the Nyack School District.
- Residents outside of the Nyack School District may register for remaining program spots after Nyack School District patrons.
- Please notify us directly by phone of cancellations.
- Programs are designed for the intended age group.
- Registration is required for all programs (unless noted otherwise).
- Registration for our Spring Programs, April 1 through June 15, will start on March 7. Out of District patrons may register starting March 21.
- All programs are free!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten: This program promotes reading to newborns, infants, toddlers, and children up to Kindergarten. The goal is to have read 1000 books before your child starts Kindergarten. Stop by the Children’s Room any time to sign up, get more information, and your first reading record.

February is Black History Month: Come and take a walk through history in the Children’s Room to celebrate the accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement.

Make a Valentine
Feb. 8 – 14.
Drop in the Children’s Room anytime from Feb. 8-14 to create a Valentine for the one you love!
No registration.

Teddy Bear Stories
Wednesday, Feb. 17 or Mar. 9 at 6:30pm
Ages 2 & up with adult(s).

You can wear your PJs and bring your favorite snuggly friend for this night-time Family Storytime.
CLICK HERE to Register for February 17

CLICK HERE to register for March 9

School Closing Crafts
Monday, Jan. 18 – Martin Luther King Day Peace Quilt
Friday, Feb. 19- Mid Winter Recess
Ages 3 and up with adult(s).
Drop in from 1-4:30pm to create a cool craft – a different craft for each day. Drop in – no registration.

Movie Time!
Watch a movie on the big screen with friends while school is closed for mid-winter recess!
Monday, Feb. 15 at 1pm
Minions, Rated PG

Thursday, Feb. 18 at 1pm
101 Dalmatians, (1961) Rated G

No registration.

Winter Programs for Ages 5 and Under

Open Playtime
Jan. 4 – June 13 (no program 5/30)
Mondays from 10am-1pm
Ages 5 and under. It’s play-time in the Storytime Room, no matter what the weather brings! A great chance to meet other local families while you enjoy books, games, toys and puzzles with your little one(s).
Drop in – no registration.

CLICK HERE to register for Storytimes

Snuggly Babies
Fridays at 10:30am
Ages 2 mos.-18 mos. w/adult.
Weekly movement, rhymes & music. Please make alternate arrangements for other children.
Jan. 22-Mar. 11(no program 2/19).

Toddler Time
Thursdays at 10:30am
Ages 19-35 mos. w/adult.
Weekly storytime with books and beyond! Please make alternate arrangements for other children.
Jan. 21-Mar. 10(no program 2/18).

Pre-K Snowflakes
Tuesdays at 10:30am OR Wednesdays at 4:30pm (choose one).
Weekly storytimes for ages 3 – Kindergarten.
Foster a love of books and learning in our exciting early literacy storytime designed to help you prepare children for Kindergarten. Parents welcome!
Tuesdays from Jan. 19-Mar. 8 (no program 2/16) OR Wednesdays from Jan. 20-Mar. 9 (no program 2/17).

Musical Munchkins
Select Mondays at 10:30am
Ages 2-5 years

Join Miss Joanne for a fun filled introduction to music with Musical Munchkins! She’ll bring her guitar and lots of instruments, props and puppets, all designed to nurture children's love of music through singing and movement.
Feb. 15, 29, and March 14. Register separately for each date.
CLICK HERE to register for Musical Munchkins
Programs for Elementary School Children

CLICK HERE to register for Book Clubs

Picture Book Pals: Book Clubs for Grades K-1*
Select Mondays at 5pm
Join us to read these great books together and then do some fun activities based on the story. Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one week prior to the program.
March 7: The Leprechaun Who Lost His Rainbow, by Sean Callahan.
*Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one week prior to the program.

Bookaneers: Book Clubs for Grades 2-5**
Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one month prior to the program.
Select Mondays at 5pm

March 14: Charlotte’s Web, by E.B. White. Join us to discuss this classic book, watch a clip from the movie, and create a craft to take home.
**Books will be available at the Children’s Room Desk one month prior to the program.
S.T.E.A.M. Programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)

CLICK HERE to register for STEAM after school programs

Be a Computer Coder!
Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 1pm
Grades 2-6

Come and experiment during mid-winter recess with a program called Scratch! With Scratch, Coder-Kidz will help you program your own interactive story, or game, or animation.

“Pizza, Pizza” Math Game
Wednesday, Mar. 16 at 5pm
Grades K-2

If you can roll the dice, you can play this strategy game where we will make a giant “pizza” with toppings!

Brain Games
Wednesday, Mar. 23 at 5pm
Grades 1-5

Could you build a tower from spoons and straws? Do you like puzzles and riddles? Join us for an afternoon of mind-bending and gut-busting new brainteasers and challenges.
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