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Upcoming Events
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Date
Friday, September 30, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in program for ages 3 and up accompanied by an adult. Mrs. Marina will present stories and a few songs in Russian/English, plus a craft. No previous exposure to Russian is needed--come and enjoy!
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Friday, October 21, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Drop-in program for ages 3 and up accompanied by an adult. Mrs. Marina will present stories and a few songs in Russian/English, plus a craft. No previous exposure to Russian is needed--come and enjoy!
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
For pre-walkers under 15 months accompanied by an adult. Registration is requested and begins October 15 at 9:30 am. Can't attend our weekday Bouncing Babies sessions? Bring your pre-walker to experience some of our all-time favorite lap rhymes. Stay for a brief playtime and take a packet of more rhymes and songs with you to try at home. This is a special one-on-one time for babies and their adults; no siblings please.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Description
For children 2 and up accompanied by an adult. Drop-in program; no registration required. Put on your favorite costume and joins us for a special "masquerade" story time. We'll share songs, stories, crafts, and a good time, of course!
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
DROP-IN program for families with children ages 3 and up. Join Diane and friends (in costume!) for the annual "HALLOWEEN HOOT and parade! It will be a "Real Thriller". This fun celebration of the holiday will have you singin' and dancin'. Children must be accompanied by an adult. (*FAA) Alternative fresh fruit snack will be provided.
Location
Program Room A-D
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Friday, October 28, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Drop-in program for ages 3 and up accompanied by an adult. Senora Gloria of the Capital Region Language Center will present stories and songs in Spanish plus a craft. No previous exposure to Spanish is needed--come and enjoy!
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Families and Veterans of all ages are welcome to honor our military by wrapping gifts for those serving overseas. This Election Day drop-in program (no registration required) will kick-off the Town of Clifton Park's military gift-giving program. Songs! Stories! Flag-folding! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location
Program Room A-B
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Date
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Description
For children 2 and up accompanied by an adult. Drop-in program; no registration required. Calling all Mo Willems fans! Join us for crafts and stories about the most-popular Pigeon and some of his friends, such as Elephant, Piggie, and Leonardo the Terrible Monster.
Location
Children's Activity Room
Library
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

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Important Message



Beginning Monday, July 18, 2016 at 10 AM Tadpole Readers who have met or exceeded the challenge to read 300 minutes over a minimum of 25 days can collect their 2016 awards: a certificate of achievement and a small reward.

And join us for a celebration of summer reading on Tuesday, August 9 at 6:30 PM when Robert Rivest, renowned comic, mime and yoga laughter instructor brings his special brand of silly to our Library.

Tadpole Readers is a fun, easy way to develop your child's pre-reading skills while you relax together over books. It is an ideal approach for nurturing a lifelong love of reading and libraries.

Each day a child and partner read for 15 minutes or more, update this electronic log OR mark the reading record provided with your Tadpole registration and come to the Library to have our teens or staff record your reading times online.
Come to the Library, talk about a book and enter to win a book in our weekly raffle and visit the Tadpole Treasure Chest.
Beginning Monday, July 18 once you have completed reading 300 minutes of reading, come in to receive your certificate of achievement and a small reward.


The Tadpole Readers program ends Sunday, August 28, 2016.


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.