Welcome to the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library's Summer Reading Programs.
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Upcoming Events
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Date
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The Library invites children ages 2-5, accompanied by an adult, to DROP-IN to share stories, simple songs, and coloring with a librarian and teen volunteer. NOTE: Space may be limited.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Monday, July 31, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This is a DROP-IN program for children ages 2 through 4, accompanied by an adult. No registration is necessary, but space may be limited. Parents and preschoolers play and interact with others while using age-appropriate toys, books, puppets and puzzles. Siblings are welcome.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The Library invites children ages 2-5, accompanied by an adult, to DROP-IN to share stories, simple songs, and coloring with a librarian and teen volunteer. NOTE: Space may be limited.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 07, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in program. Parents and infants under 24 months play and interact with others while using age appropriate toys, books and puzzles. Space may be limited, so no siblings, please.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The Library invites children ages 2-5, accompanied by an adult, to DROP-IN to share stories, simple songs, and coloring with a librarian and teen volunteer. NOTE: This activity takes place in the far corner of the Children's Library.
Location
J Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Friday, August 11, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Parents with non-walking babies 12 months and under are invited to register their child for this special baby time at the Library. We'll share a story, music, sensory activities and directed play. Adult must accompany child; no siblings with the exception of twins.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 14, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
This is a DROP-IN program for children ages 2 through 4, accompanied by an adult. No registration is necessary, but space may be limited. Parents and preschoolers play and interact with others while using age-appropriate toys, books, puppets and puzzles. Siblings are welcome.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Families with children ages 3-6 and siblings are welcome to attend this series of short, literature-based films. This is a DROP-IN program (registration is NOT required), however children must be accompanied by an adult.


The following short films are tentatively scheduled:
Who's in Rabbit's House?, Caps for Sale, Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!, The Wheels on the Bus.




Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
For children 3 and up accompanied by an adult. Drop-in program; no registration required. After a short storytime, join us outside for a sidewalk chalk party in front of the Library! Bring a water bottle and dress for a mess!
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Important Message



Tadpoles 2017

Grades: Children ages 3-4 years by June 19, 2017

Important Dates:

-Start Date: Monday, June 19th

-End Date: Thursday, August 31st (please pick up prizes by this date)

-Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Mr. Dismantle - Thursday, June 29th at 6:30pm

-Readers’ Celebration: Circus Minimus - Tuesday, August 8th at 6:30pm

Reading Goal: 300 minutes

Rules: Sign up for Summer Reading online or at the Library. Update this electronic log OR mark the reading record provided with your registration and come to the Library to have your reading times recorded online.

Prizes:

-Weekly: Come to the Library and talk about a book to enter our weekly book raffle (one entry per week) and choose a prize from the Tadpole treasure chest.

-Final: Reach your reading goal and come to the Library for a personalized congratulations certificate, and to choose a book from a special selection, yours to keep!


This program is supported in part by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Also supported in part by funds from the NYS Library's Family Literacy Library Services grant program, and a grant to the Southern Adirondack Library System from the Saratoga County Youth Bureau and the Office of Children and Family Services.