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Summer Reading 2015: Every Hero Has a Story

Monday Jun 29, 2015 Thursday Aug 6, 2015, 2 p.m. 6 p.m.

Begins Monday, June 29, 2 - 6 p.m.

Be a Super Reader! Join us this summer for our six-week reading program for children ages 3 - 12. The theme this year is "Every Hero Has a Story". We'll have special programs, crafts, and weekly book check-ins with prizes.

Come in on Monday, June 29th or Thursday, July 2nd to register. Then drop in on Mondays or Thursdays (see below for age groups) between 2 and 6 p.m. to record the number of pages you've read, talk about a book with Miss Nancy, do a craft if you wish, and receive prizes!

  • Non-readers age 3 & up: Mondays, June 29 - Aug. 3, Drop in Hours & Crafts: 2 - 6 p.m.

  • Independent readers: Thursdays, July 2 - Aug. 6, Drop in Hours & Crafts: 2 - 6 p.m.

To celebrate all the pages we've read, we will have a family pizza party at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 6th.

Summer Reading 2015 for Adults: Escape the Ordinary

Wednesday Jul 1, 2015 Monday Aug 31, 2015

We're pleased to launch our first Adult Summer Reading Program: Escape the Ordinary. During the months of July and August we will run an Adult Summer Reading Raffle and pick a winner every Friday. At the end of the summer we will pick a grand prize winner. To enter, simply submit a raffle entry form for each book you read in July and August. The more you read, the better your chances of winning.

Some great prizes have been donated by our friends at Pier 701, Books & Greetings, Soul Flyte, Betsy Franco Feeney Photography, Valentina Salon, and Presence of Piermont.

Exhibit - Coast to Coast: Photographs by Audrey Jensen

Wednesday Jul 1, 2015 Friday Jul 31, 2015

This photography show will take you through a memorable cross country journey for one of Piermont's "West Coast transplants." Audrey Jensen is happy to call Piermont home since she relocated here from Oregon many years ago. Not only does she love Piermont, but she loves photography as well. She will take you through her journey from the West Coast to the East Coast through her images.

Reception will be held on Sunday, July 12th, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Spiders: Heroes of the Garden - For Grades K - 4

Wednesday Jul 29, 2015, 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Registration required. Please call 845-359-4595 to reserve your spot.

This children's program will be hosted by Master Gardener Volunteers of Rockland Cornell Cooperative Extension and is designed to show how spiders are a big help in the garden by controlling other insects and pests.

The program will include Caldecott Award winning A Story. A Story. by Gail E Haley, Anansi the Spider by Gerald McDermott as well as non-fictional Spiders by Nic Bish.

There will be a display of spider specimens and photographs. Children will make a take-away craft.

Toddler Story Time

Monday Aug 3, 2015, 10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

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Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children ages 6 months to 5 years with Nancy and Judy.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Toddler Story Time - session II

Monday Aug 3, 2015, 11:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.

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Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children ages 6 months to 5 years with Nancy and Judy.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Library Board Meeting

Wednesday Aug 5, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Monthly meetings: the Library Board usually meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

Please call the library for specific dates.

Read about the Board of Trustees.

Exhibit: Photographs by Justin D. Lee

Saturday Aug 8, 2015 Monday Aug 31, 2015

Artist's Reception Sunday, August 9th, 1:00 - 3:00 P.M.

For the month of August, the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library is pleased to present remarkable images of Piermont, Rockland County and beyond through the eyes of a young photographer. Justin D. Lee is a Sony World Photography Awards commended artist and a honors student at South Orangetown Middle School. His photograph Boats at the Pier earned critical acclaim and was digitally featured at Somerset House, London as part of the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition.

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Toddler Story Time

Monday Aug 10, 2015, 10:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children ages 6 months to 5 years with Nancy and Judy.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Toddler Story Time - session II

Monday Aug 10, 2015, 11:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.

Toddler story time icon

Weekly: Monday mornings (except on holidays).

Stories and songs for children ages 6 months to 5 years with Nancy and Judy.

Registration is no longer required, but each session will be limited to the first 15 children who arrive. This is necessary for an optimal Story Time in our space.

Family Movie Night

Wednesday Aug 12, 2015, 7 p.m.

Join Miss Nancy for a screening of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) [PG] 81 mins.

Synopsis: Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's book is brought to the big screen. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who has everything go wrong, all in one day. Cast: Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Dylan Minnette, Ed Oxenbould, Kerris Dorsey, Megan Mullally

Music Classes for Children

Wednesday Aug 19, 2015, 11:45 a.m.

Monthly: meets 3rd Wednesday of each month.

FREE children's music classes held in the Library's Children's Room. Presented by Moon River Music Together with Catherine Rubin, the class will explore how the early childhood program of Music Together® teaches music through play.

Young children are given the opportunity to develop basic competence in music by providing them with a rich musical experience in a relaxed and playful environment. Catherine believes that every child is musical and that each child needs a stimulating, supportive music environment to enjoy the wonderful human capacity for music-making.

Join us to see how much fun music classes can be!

Book Discussion Group

Wednesday Aug 19, 2015, 6:45 p.m.
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Monthly: 3rd Wednesday of each month

Book selections:

  • August: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.

Join: the Book Club is seeking new members. Please call 845-359-4595 or e-mail us at info@piermontlibrary.org with your name, phone number, and e-mail address to join.

Library Board Meeting

Wednesday Sep 2, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Monthly meetings: the Library Board usually meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

Please call the library for specific dates.

Read about the Board of Trustees.

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