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Late October events at the E.B. Crawford Public Library

Oct. 16, 2018

A message from the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library:

MONTHLY PROGRAM FOR HOME SCHOOL FAMILIES AT E.B. CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

This month, our homeschool program will be learning all about Dia De Los Muertos, a holiday celebrated in many Latin American countries. We will learn about the cultural traditions and even try painting Calaveras, or sugar skulls ourselves. This program will take place October 25th at 1pm. This program gives home schooled students a chance to work collaboratively & share ideas with their peers and community. All ages are invited to attend and participate at their own level. After the program, we will open the upstairs program room up to parents who want to discuss curriculum, planning, struggles, & successes with regards to their own homeschool journey.

This program is free but space is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register for the program call 845-794-4660 ext. 5. To see a full list of library programs, visit www.ebcpl.org or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter @ebcplibrary. The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is located at 479 Broadway in Monticello. All library programs are free and open to the public.

TRICK OR TREATING AT THE LIBRARY IN MONTICELLO

Make the library a part of your Trick or Treating route this year. Swing by the library at 479 Broadway in Monticello on Halloween, October 31st between 4:30 and 7:30. Make your way up to the children room and discover all the treats we’ll have on hand. We will have goody bags for everyone that comes by in costume. Happy Halloween from the library!

This program is sponsored by the Friends of EBCPL. The Friends support the library through fundraising and outreach. Visit the library for more information on how to become a friend of the library. For more information about other children’s programming, call the library children’s room at 845-794-4660 ext. 5, visit the library website: ebcpl.org, or follow the library on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the handle @ebcplibrary.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT AT MONTICELLO LIBRARY

Each month the library in Monticello hosts at Family Game Night. This event is a chance for families to turn off the electronics and get back to basics. We will put out a variety of games for all ages and you are always welcome to bring your own to play with new & old friends. We also provide snacks for the families that join us each month. The next Family Game Night is October 22nd from 4-6pm. Stop by for a quick game or stay the whole time. All are welcome!

The library is located at 479 Broadway in Monticello. For more information on any of programs, call the library children’s room at 845-794-4660 ext. 5, visit the library website: ebcpl.org, or follow the library on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the handle @ebcplibrary.

JULIA & IRA LEVIN: PALACE OF WONDERS -- A CHILDREN’S MUSICAL SHOW AT E.B. CRAWFORD LIBRARY IN MONTICELLO

The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello is hosting world famous musicians Ira & Julia Levin for a one night only performance for children & families and you’re invited! On November 6th at 5:30pm, the Levins will perform Palace of Wonders, an interactive program of storytelling and original songs that celebrates why Ira and Julia love libraries and reading so much. They reinforce the fun of reading and the beauty of being a part of community.

Come join us as we unearth adventures and legends, sing and dance to songs of magic plants, dinosaurs, rubber chickens & so much more! Help act out the stories and discover the hidden treasures in your library. This program is free to families but space is limited. Call 845-794-4660 ext. 5 or stop by the children’s room to register for the event. The library is located at 479 Broadway. All Children’s programs are free and open to the public.