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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Lego Challenge: Build A Tall Tale

Build a tall tale out of Legos of any kind this week at home and send it to us to post on our Instagram and Facebook pages!

Real, mythical and imaginary animals are welcome!

Send your creations and set up a Virtual Visit between 12-3 pm on
Friday, June 19th and 26th and
Saturday, June 20th and 27th 
to tell your story by emailing

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Teen Writing Workshop

We have spaces available in our ONLINE Teen Writing Club!

Local writer and poet, Abbey Gallagher, is continuing our adolescent writing workshop series ONLINE using written prompts, physical objects, images, and much more to spark curiosity and imagination in new or regular writers.

For writers of any genre. Teens in 6th-12th grade welcome.

Registration required. To register, please e-mail Abbey at

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Learn to Play Chess Online for Children and Teens

Wednesday time slots for private or very small lessons, beginning Oct. 21st:
3:30-4 pm; 4-4:30 pm; 8-8:30 pm; 8:30-9 pm

Children and teens age 6-13.
Beginners are welcome!

Teens/volunteers Anji and Solbee will use the very safe platform to teach chess.

If you would like to sign up your child for lessons, or if your child would just like to play some chess, email Kristin at

You will not need to sign up for the chess site – log-ins will be provided.

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Kanopy Help

Need a hand getting started with Kanopy? Stop by and we’ll get you started.

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Virtual Summer Reading Program Kick Off: Imagine with The Story Crafters

Access to link on Vimeo from 9 am – 9 pm. Password for July 1st: imagine1

Enjoy fairy tales, folk tales, myths, and more with the Story Crafters from the comfort of home!

Kick off the start of the Summer Reading Season with “The Fellowship of the Books”! The Amenia Library, NorthEast-Millerton Library, Pine Plains Library, Roeliff-Jansen Community Library and the Scoville Memorial Library are teaming up this summer to offer joint programming to our children and families!

For more information on the summer reading program, check out our Facebook page.

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Stay at Home Storytime with Kristin

Join Miss Kristin on Zoom for stories in the comfort of your own home

Please email Kristin at for the link to join.

All ages welcome. If you have a favorite story you would like us to read, we take requests!

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Virtual Science Night: Make A Mars Helicopter!

Join us and NASA Solar System Ambassador, Joshua Morrison, for this virtual STEAM program where we will learn about the first helicopter that will land on Mars, then make one of our own!

This program is appropriate for kids in 2nd-6th grade.
You will be able to pick up a template for this project beginning October 26th from the Pine Plains Free Library.

Registration is required.
To register, or for more info, e-mail Kristin at

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All ages and experience levels welcome. Parents/guardians must stay with children.

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