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Rhythm Room Bucket Boot Camp with Rick Morin

This past Saturday, Mr. Rick Morin taught and entertained children and tweens with rhythm, movement, and drumming. Participants learned proper drumstick technique and basic rhythms while drumming on 5 gallon buckets. Check out the pictures below!  

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September 26, 2017

Tween Happenings

Our Tween Scene has been busy with a variety of exciting programs! Just a few from the past weeks have included Sensory Bags, Tween STEAM, and Garden Gurus. For the Sensory Bags program, participants filled Ziploc bags with squishy hair gel and objects of all different shapes, sizes, and textures. Some were filled with pom-poms, […]

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September 25, 2017

New Library Cards

Lucy and Sheila were so excited to get their first ever library cards! When they came upstairs to the Idea Place and showed the librarians their new cards, they received a special prize! Get your library card and your own prize today! 🙂

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September 18, 2017

Building a Better World

Not only were we building a better world this summer at the Idea Place.  We were also building memories to last a life time.  Thank you! Click the icon to see some memories!  

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August 31, 2017

Summer Reading Club 2017 Wrap Up

As of Friday, August 18th, the Summer Reading Club officially came to an end. Friday was the last day to log in reading hours. We will have a Summer Memories Show and Party on Wednesday, August 30th from 7-8pm. At the party, we will be giving out SRC Certificates for those children who reached the […]

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August 21, 2017

Keva Tower

The other day, one of our young library patrons built this awesome Keva tower! Even after I took the picture, he continued to build and reached up to our ceiling lights! We have a Keva table with Keva planks in our Tween Scene, come in a try them out for yourself! What can you build?!

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August 21, 2017

Summer Reading Club Update

As of today, July 31st, we are more than halfway through our Summer Reading Club! So far, our Seedlings group (children from birth to age 5) has 49 participants and they have read 946 picture books with the help of their parents, siblings, and caregivers. The Positive Thinkers group (children ages 5-8) has 169 participants […]

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July 31, 2017

African Dance for Tweens

The Tween Scene at Westhampton Free Library hosted an African Dance program for tweens (ages 9-12) on Friday, July 21.  During this interactive and  fun program, Khadijah Abdus Samal of Rhythm and Culture Dance, taught Tweens about West African Dance.  Sign-up for the next class on Friday, July 28 at 5:00pm.

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July 25, 2017

Stress Balls

We had a big turnout for Tween Stress Balls with a total of 18 kids!  These pictures show a few of the stress balls that Tweens made.   

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July 25, 2017