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Ranger Time

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
mvbJoin our special storytime guest, Maryalice Montoya, a park guide from the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, as she takes us on a journey back to when Martin Van Buren lived on his farm in Kinderhook. Topics will be introduced through books, music, and activities. For ages 3-5..Read More

Family Style: Family Cookbook Club

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
dk cookWho says a cookbook club has to be just for grownups? Join us for our first ever cookbook club that the whole family can participate in! We will be selecting recipes from DK's Complete Children's Cookbook. To register for this event, stop by the Library to select what recipe your family will be making. We will then gather around the table on Thursday, April 25 at 6:30pm to share the delicious food we made, family style!..Read More

A Very Happy Birthday to Hungry Caterpillar

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
hungry catEric Carle's beloved picture book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, turns 50 this year! So, we're throwing our favorite voracious eater a party! We will have crafts, activities, and the Library's first butterfly garden!..Read More

STEM Discovery: The Mystery of Dry Ice!

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Image result for dry ice gifDry ice is a unique substance with a lot of uses--and it’s also a lot of fun to experiment with! Kids from 5th through 8th grade can come try out science experiments and learn about sublimation (yeah, big words!), safely...Read More

Mario Kart Tournament

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
mario-kartPick your favorite racer and speed down the rainbow road--join us for this Mario Kart tournament, and see who can take home the gold! Be sure to arrive on time to get yourself registered before the first race begins! For ages 12-18...Read More