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THE MAGIC OF SCOTT JAMESON

 

THURSDAY JULY 26 AT 11 AM

MAGIC, JUGGLING AND MUCH MORE!

For families with children ages 4 and up.

Please call the library to register, 845-225-2439.

FIND YOUR CREATIVE SELF – MATISSE

THURSDAY AUGUST 9, 10 am to 12 noon

Matisse’s cutouts dominated the final six years of his life.  Students will study the life, time and art of Henri Matisse to create an expressive cutout composition.

Registration is required and preference is given to residents of the Reed Library District.  Please call the library to register, 845-225-2439.

TAPESTRY WEAVING

TUESDAY AUGUST 7, 10 AM TO 12 NOON

Create a small scale weaving using various yarns, twine, ribbon, beads, words, poetry, feathers, shells and other natural materials.

Registration is required and preference is given to residents of the Reed Library District.  Please call the library to register 845-225-2439.

NATURE BRUSHES

TUESDAY JULY 24 & 31, 10 AM TO 12 NOON

Part 1: Handcraft “paint” brushes from natural materials.  Discover the different marks that can be made by using different brush materials.

Part II: Compile several pages created with nature brushes into a book.

Registration is required and preference given to residents of the Reed Memorial Library District.  Please call the library to register, 845-225-2439.

ANIMAL EMBASSY PRESENTS: NATURE ROCKS

TUESDAY JULY 17 AT 11 AM

An interactive program for families with children ages 4 and up.  Take a trip around the world with a unique group of rescued and adopted animals representing diverse habitats.  Please call the library to register, 845-225-2439.

Sponsored by Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union

 

INTO THE WOODS – The Forests of Putnam County

THURSDAY AUGUST 2 10 AM TO 12 NOON
Based on a little sketch by Leonardo DaVinci, this class will explore the beauty and science behind each tree.

Students will use what they discover to paint a forest of trees.

Students ages 7 to 99 welcomed.

Registration required.  Please call the library to register 845-225-2439.

PRESS RELEASE

Voters will go to the polls on Monday October 1, 2018 to elect two new trustees for the Reed Memorial Library.  Petitions for potential library trustee candidates are available at the library and must be completed and submitted to the library by 5 pm  August 31, 2018 in order for candidate names to appear on the ballot.

Trustee candidates must be residents of the Reed Memorial Public Library District.  The district is defined as the Town of Carmel which is not in the Mahopac School District.  Trustees are elected to three year terms.  Candidates are requested to supply short bios with their completed petitions.

For additional information please contact library director Jeanne Buck at 845-225-2439 or library board president Cindy Katz at 845-225-5888.

KINDERGARTEN READINESS

THURSDAYS JULY 12 TO AUGUST 16, 1:30 TO 2:30

For children ages 4, 5, 6 going into Kindergarten in Fall 2018

Get ready for Kindergarten with early literacy skills:  reading, writing and math readiness.

Please call the library to register, 845-225-2439.

MINI SUMMER CAMPS

Band Camp: Five weeks of making instruments and musical fun beginning Tuesday July 10, 1:30 to 2:30.  Ages 5 to 12.

Lego Construction Club:  Five weeks of Lego building beginning Wednesday July 11 at 2 pm.  Ages 3 and up.

Tweens Rock! Thursdays at 4:30, July 12 – August 9.  Crafts – candles, mandalas, painting, jewelry and stained glass – and snacks.  Ages 10 and up.

Registration required for all mini-camps.  Please call the library to register 845-225-2439.