As the year draws to a close, we know that we cannot gather in person, but we have prepped some fun New Years mini kits to help you in your own celebration of the end of 2020. Stop by the library to grab yours today. We also have a message from the staff down below.Continue reading “New Years Greetings”
For this month’s CCLA Virtual Readers Theater, we performed an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale: A Christmas Carol. If you were not able to join in the fun this past Tuesday, here is a recording for you to enjoy: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zfNzwWIHkIhCpBpCJsYh5vY2R0Ormzho/view?usp=sharing Another bit of fun we have is the Grab n’ Go Science Kits. ThisContinue reading “Holiday/Seasonal Fun”
Make a sparkling winter mini-village, complete with a flameless candle to make your tree glow! If you haven’t picked up a kit yet, please contact the library to see if they are still available.
Since we cannot gather together in person for Storytime, we have made some Storytime Snippets for you. Miss Ann is bringing you fun early literacy activities and stories for you to enjoy with your little ones. This week’s storytime theme is: Bears!
For this season of Thankfulness, the CCLA Virtual Readers Theater brought you 2 fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm–The Bremen Town Musicians and The Four Skillful Brothers. We hope you enjoy listening! If you are interested in participating for future readings, please sign up using this link: https://forms.gle/2DU6zrzmtv94HjGc9. We are looking for readers for December!Continue reading “November Virtual Readers Theater”
The eleven libraries of Columbia have gotten together and decided to take advantage of the virtual landscape by bringing to you: readers theater! Our first reading took place Thursday, October 22nd. If you were not able to make it but wanted to see–you are in luck! We did record the performance, so you can stillContinue reading “Columbia County Library Association (CCLA) Presents: Readers Theater”
It’s almost Halloween, and time for a spooky craft just for tweens and teens! This month’s kit contains materials to make this Crystal Ball Suncatcher with a sinister, grinning skull (or a picture of your own creation!). We love to see what you make – share pictures of them with us on Facebook or Instagram!
By: Sarah W. I’m always excited when an animal I haven’t seen in my yard shows up, and this happened a few days ago. She seems to be young, but able to take care of herself – foraging for food on the ground and in trees. I’ve seen her napping on the ground and waddlingContinue reading “A New Visitor”
It’s almost Halloween, so it’s time for a spooky Crafternoon! This month’s kit contains materials to make your own Cemetarium, or ghost in a jar. We love to see what you create! Share pictures of your project with us on Facebook and Instagram, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. And however you are celebrating Halloween thisContinue reading “Crafternoon Kids: Cemetarium”
NOTES FROM NEW LEBANON The “Notes from New Lebanon Collection” is a series of notebooks that the community can add to. We encourage you to check one out and take it home to see what others in our community have written or sketched. If there is space, add your own thoughts and creative energy, andContinue reading “New Local Collections to Check Out”