Week One of Summer Reading... "Kids Paint with Bree" and The Catskill Puppet Theater!

Summer Reading starts on Wednesday, July 5th at 4-5:00.  Join us for lots of fun this summer!  The theme is Build a Better World, so we have lots of wonderful things planned.  Our regular reading program will be from 4-5:00, but Bree will be here early to talk about life as an artist, etc!  Then the kids who are painting, will stay for the paint class at 5:00.  

Garage Sale Day Saturday, May 6th 8:30-3:00

The Turin Library will be holding their 26th Annual Garage Sale Day on May 6th from 8:30-3:00.  Join us for a fun day of garage sales, book sale, great food, and more!  We will have many garage sales throughout the village and surrounding areas.  This year it will be set up slightly different.  The maps, donuts, coffee and bake sale, and book sale will be at the library and the Turin Firemen will be having the chicken barbecue.

Bicycle Tune-up Workshop

On Friday, April 21st from 10-12:00 there will be a bicycle tune-up workshop here at the library.  Bring your bike by to get it ready for the riding season.  Chains lubed, gears and brakes adjusted, flats fixed, and shop talk!  Hands-on experience for both young and old!

Another Rubberband Racer Night April 19, 4-6:00!

Design and build your own racer. ( We'll have some grownups to help, but kids 7 and under should bring their own assistance.)  After they are built we will have some thrilling races!!! Then take it home where you can redesign it and change it up and experiment!  Only 10 kids can join us this round, so sign up early if you are interested !  Kids that participated last time are welcome to join us again.  They can bring their parts from last time and add on to it, or start fresh with a brand new kit.

Bluebird Program and Nest Box Building

John Rogers, (a specialist on our New York State bird) will be here on April 8th at 1:30 with a delightful Powerpoint Presentation on bluebirds.  The program should take about 45 minutes and is free to all. Then all are welcome to stay and  build their own bluebird nesting box to take home.  Each nesting kit will be $9.00, and should be easy to complete in about 30 minutes.  This is an excellent program for families, but children under 12 should have an adult to help them with construction.

Open Mike Night!

Everyone is welcome  (7th grade and up), to show us what you've got!!!!  Join us for an Open Mike Night on April 7th from 7-9:00.  Whether it is singing, poetry, dance, instruments, etc.... we want to see it! Contact the library to sign up.  And if you don't want to show off your talents, come and support those who do!

Basket Making Class March 18th

Join us at the library for a wonderful basket making class.  Adirondack Green House Basketry will help participants weave an 8" by 16" market basket with a steam bent oak handle, a choice of accent colors and a decorative buckle.  The cost is $70.00 per person and it will take approximatley 4 to 5 hours to complete.  Participants should bring their own snacks and drinks.  There are only 6 slots left so call 348-6433, or message us if you are interested.

Rubberband Racer Night a HUGE Success!

We had a wonderful time building our Rubberband Racers, and then racing them!  Ten kids did an excellent job making their cars, we loved them all.  Our ten car names were, J Train, Ginger (1st place car), Squall, Speed Demon, Thunder (4th place car), Night Ninja, Kentucky Coalroller (3rd place car), Speed Buggy, CAP (2nd place car), and "Nuther Maniac!  A very special thanks to Ed and Pam Falk, and our other adult helpers.  We couldn't have done it without you!  Go to our Facebook page to see our photos and videos.

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