The Passover Guest: A Virtual Children’s Author Visit

Friday, February 5th at 4 pm

Join us for a virtual visit with author Susan Kusel and illustrator Sean Rubin and learn about

The Passover Guest!

All ages welcome
RSVP required:
please email Kristin at

Note: this program will take place on Zoom.
Sponsored by Oblong Books and Music

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Take Your Child to the Library Day

Take Your Child to the Library Day (TYCLD) is an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library.

To celebrate, come pick up a free book and a grab and go bag with goodies to help your child celebrate their love of the library from home.

No sign up required.
Contactless pick up is available.

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Danny Sings About Everything: Recorded Shows

Did you miss Danny Sings About Everything?  No worries; the shows are recorded and available for on demand viewing!  Watch and dance on your schedule.

Click here to access recorded shows on YouTube.

This program is offered in partnership with the Fellowship of the Books

No RSVP necessary

Danny Tieger is an author, songwriter, and performer who specializes in making never-before-thought-of-things come to life.

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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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Virtual Author Event: Local Author Nancy Castaldo

Virtual author event: Local author Nancy Castaldo will read from and discuss her book Back from the Brink: Saving Animals From Extinction from HMH Books for Young Readers as part of Millerton’s Earth Day celebration. For ages 6+ Co-presented by Oblong Books & Music and NorthEast Millerton Library in partnership with North East/Millerton Climate Smart Community. 
Click on the title or the image to register.

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Virtual Princess/Superhero Story Time Series: Wonder Woman

Want to give your little one an experience they’ll never forget? Your child will become friends with a real superhero 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 second Virtual Live Storytime in an 8-month series on Thursday, April 8th at 4:30pm for an interactive experience and be automatically entered to win a video call from the hero herself!


1) ​​Visit ​now and request to be added to the exclusive event group. Must join BEFORE 4/8 to participate Live.

2) Visit our group again ​on 4/8 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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Agriculture Literacy Week 2021 Activities Virtual Farmer Visit and Read Aloud with Gregg Pulver

Meet local farmer, Gregg Pulver as he talks about farms, dairy and more!  He will also be reading aloud the book Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish, Tales of the Dairy Godmother by Viola Butler.

Please email Kristin for the Zoom link at

This year NY Ag in the Classroom chose to highlight the dairy industry by giving an inside look at how ice-cream is produced from the farm to cone.  Children will have an immediate connection to this dairy treat, and we hope it will help them understand and communicate the value of the largest sector of New York’s agriculture industry.

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Kids Community Sing with Aly Halpert

This program will be held on Zoom: please email Kristin at to register.

Come join local musician Aly Halpert for an interactive, joyful, and playful Kid’s Community Sing for young people and families.

We’ll sing and dance to classics, originals off Aly’s children’s album, and morning songs of gratitude that will start your day off just right.

Who: Anyone!! But especially young people aged 0-8 and accompanying older loved ones

What to bring: Yourself!! And a drum or shaker if you want.

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