How It’s Played

Come by and learn to play some of our more interesting board games. We’ll be starting off with some simple ones; Coconuts and Apples to Apples. Both are great for families and adults.

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Make It At Your Library: Leap Year Time Capsule

A time capsule is a collection of objects put together to preserve the memory of a place, experience, or group of people at one point in time.

Join us on Leap Day to create a time capsule for the Library! We’ll open it on February 29th, 2024.

We’ll also have boxes available for participants to build and decorate time capsules of their own to take home with them.

All ages welcome. No RSVP required.

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Sowing Justice: An Evening with the Farmers of Rock Steady Farm and Flower

A virtual program in partnership with the Kent Memorial Library in Connecticut.
Rock Steady Farm and Flower is an LGBTQIA+ owned and operated cooperative farm, rooted in social justice, growing sustainable vegetables in Millerton, NY. Join us to learn more about this incredible group dedicated to providing affordable, accessible food using holistic, regenerative farming practices, while working to increase equity in the food system and create safer spaces for queer and BIPOC famers to thrive.

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Annual Craft Fair

Items are handmade by local crafters, artisans and artists.
Find one of a kind items for you and your loved ones.

All proceeds go to the NorthEast-Millerton Library.

Face masks and physical distancing required.
This is a vendor free event, all items being sold are donated the the Library.

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Virtual Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Princess Leia

Want to give your little one an experience they’ll never forget? Your child will become friends with a real galactic rebel princess as they read, sing, tell engaging stories, and play games​ together — Plus,​​ she will respond to your child’s live comments by name! Join us for the third Virtual Live Storytime in an 8-month series on Thursday, May 13th at 4:30pm for an interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from the galactic rebel princess herself!


1) ​​Visit ​now and request to be added to the exclusive event group. Must join BEFORE 5/13 to participate Live.

2) Visit our group again ​on 5/13 right at 4:30pm to play, read, and sing with the hero LIVE!

GIVEAWAY! All attending families are automatically entered to win a 10 minute Parties with Character Diamond Package Video Call with the storytime character directly after the event ($25 value)!

The interactive recording of all live events in this series will remain up on the Facebook group linked above, so please join the group even if you can’t participate live!

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Virtual Kitchen Science with Nicole and Sydney: Rainbow Skittles

Kitchen SCIENCE with Nicole and Sydney
All ages are welcome

Developed and led by two Hotchkiss students, Nicole and Sydney.
Zoom in this Saturday for the first Kitchen Science event: Rainbow Skittles!

You will need water, skittles, sugar and a plate.

Follow this link to join:…/kitchen…/2020-10-03/

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Princess/Superhero Storytime Series: Elsa

Want to give your child an experience they’ll never forget? Become friends with a real princess or hero as they read, sing, tell engaging stories, and play games together — Plus, she will respond to your child’s live comments by name! Join us for the first Virtual Live Storytime in our 8-month series, featuring Princess Elsa!

Watch live on Thursday, March 11th, at 4:30pm to participate in the interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from Princess Elsa herself!

Featuring favorite characters like Elsa, Wonder Woman, and Princess Leia, join us live or request a recording of storytimes to watch anytime.

Watch live on Facebook! : 

Second Thursday of the month, March-October,

4:30 – 5:00 PM EST 

Click here to join our Facebook Live Group and watch.

Watch anytime: 

A recording of the program will be available on Facebook shortly after the event premieres. Not on Facebook? 

Click here to request a recording that will be delivered straight to your inbox!

Schedule of special guests:

March 11 – Princess Elsa

April 8 – Wonder Woman

May 13 – Princess Leia

June 10 – Hermione Granger

July 8 – Pirate

August 12 – Captain Marvel

September 9 – Supergirl

October 14- Belle (Beauty and the Beast)

Program is designed for ages 3-8, but families with youth of any age are welcome to join and participate! This is a partnership between Parties with Character and the following libraries:

– Pawling Free Library – Patterson Library – Hurley Library

– Desmond Fish Public Library – Stone Ridge Library – Pleasant Valley Library

– Morton Memorial Library and Community House -NorthEast-Millerton Library

Questions?  Contact Youth Services Coordinator Kristin McClune at or call the Library at 518-789-3340.

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Over in the Ocean: Sailboat Story time with KiKi

All are welcome. Please email for the Zoom link to join the story time.

Join Miss Kristin from the NorthEast-Millerton Library, Miss Molly from Scoville Memorial Library, and Hotchkiss student Kiki for a special story time about what it’s like to live on a sailboat!

She will read a short nonfiction book about the ocean, show some pictures of the boat she lives on, and do either an ocean seascape craft or origami boat craft.

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