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Poughkeepsie Public Library District ( PPLD )

Poughkeepsie Public Library District ( PPLD )

93 Market St
Poughkeepsie
, NY 12601

CALL:  (845) 485-3445
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Pick Up Stiches

Weekly on Saturday

Bring your knitting and/or crocheting projects to the library and share your tricks and tips with others. No registration necessary. Please wear masks until Governor's mandate is lifted. CONTACT: Reference Desk...MORE »

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Board Games

Weekly on Monday

Bring a friend and play board games like SCRABBLE®, Mah Jongg, even cards! CONTACT: Patricia Myers tpdance1@aol.com LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Rooms...MORE »

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Grass Heads

Monday, 4/19

Monday, April 19, 4 - 4:45 Make a funny grass head. Grow some real green grass for hair and then give it a haircut. Grades 1 - 6. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services 845-485-3445...MORE »

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

Tuesday, 4/20

Celebrate National Poetry Month with some fun poetry activities that include acrostics, paint chip poetry, and ice cream poetry. Grades 2 - 6. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services 845-485-3445 x3320 youthevents@poklib.org LOCATION: Adriance...MORE »

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DIY Play Doh World

Thursday, 4/22

Learn about the different layers of our Earth and then make a layered Earth out of play doh. Grades 2 - 6. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services 845-485-3445 x3320 youthevents@poklib.org LOCATION: Adriance -...MORE »

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STEM Racing with Sphero Minis

Tuesday, 4/27

Come try your hand at racing our brand new Sphero Minis! Use an iPad just like a game controller to race your Sphero through our obstacle course and see who comes in...MORE »

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Virtual Story Time: Cook Up a Story

Wednesday, 4/28

In this Virtual Story Time, listen to the story, No More Cookies! by Paeony Lewis and then head to the kitchen to make Magic Monkey Bananas. Grades K-2. CONTACT: Youth & Teen Service...MORE »

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Mexican Folk Art Birds

Thursday, 4/29

In anticipation of the annual Cindo de Mayo celebration (May 5th), we'll be celebrating Mexican folk art culture by sculpting a popular folk art figure. Grades 1 - 5. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services...MORE »

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Star Wars Day Celebration

Tuesday, 5/4

May the 4th be with you! Celebrate Star Wars Day by performing Jedi and Sith challenges with us. Character dress-up is encouraged! Grades K - 5. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services 845-485-3445 x3320...MORE »

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Glass Gem Sun Catcher

Thursday, 5/6

Here comes the sun! Celebrate spring by making a glass gem sun catcher. Grades K - 5. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services 845-485-3445 x3320 youthevents@poklib.org LOCATION: Adriance - JLP Pre-Schooler Learning Center (Second...MORE »

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Paper Roses for Mother's Day

Thursday, 5/6

Make a spiral paper rose for Mother's Day. Grades 1 - 6. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services 845-485-3445 x3320 youthevents@poklib.org LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1...MORE »

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Paper Roll Mermaids

Monday, 5/10

Come and make a beautiful mermaid or merman. Grades K - 5. Registration required. CONTACT: Youth Services 845-485-3445 x3320 youthevents@poklib.org LOCATION: Boardman Road - Greene Room #1...MORE »

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Family Fort Night featuring Storyteller Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi

Thursday, 5/13

Celebrate National Family Reading Month with local storyteller Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi! Build a blanket fort with the family and enjoy some night-time reading. End the night with a to-go S'mores bar! Come in...MORE »

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