July 2019 Newsletter:  Summer Reading 2019, Free Kids Digital BooksMohonk PassesCalendar.
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The Rose Window: Rosendale Library eNewsletter

Summer Reading 2019

  We kicked off our Summer Reading Program on June 27 at the Rosendale Library with instrument making and a parade. Please register and pick up your reading logs at the library or call 658-8955. This year we will be logging our books for emergent readers and our minutes read for our readers! We are dreaming big and believing in all of our possibilities!!

Thursdays, 10-11am(Preschool –K); 11:30-12:30(Gr.1-6) (gr.7-12)TBA
Please note that there will be no Summer Reading Program on July 4
July 11 - 10:00am; Local author Della Ross Ferreri returns with her new book for 0-6 yrs; 11:30– Della will do a writing workshop with ages 7 and up
July 16 - 5:00pm ; Evening of Italian food and stories; A local chef, Wesley Haynes will lead children in making spaghetti, meatballs and garlic bread at the Rosendale Recreation Center. Sign up ASAP
July 19 - 11:00am –Storyteller Diane Edgecomb
August 8 - 10:00am –Welcome back Evan Gottgried, a family Music Extravaganza
August 27- 4pm—Dream Big with Jill, a local artist, 4:00 at the Recreation Center
August 29 - 10:00am— Ending Celebration of Summer Reading; All Ages

Free Online Digital Kids Books!

  In addition to the wonderful Tumblebooks (click here) which is regularly available, there is a special Digital Library called myON available this summer!

  As part of Summer Reading at New York Libraries, the State Education Department has again partnered with myON to bring thousands of enhanced digital books to children from birth through 8th grade and their families all around the state. Unlimited, 24/7 access to the myON digital library will be available through a single shared account login from May 1 through September 30, 2019.

  For more information about myON, including instructions on how to log in to and start using myON (available in English and Spanish), visit the Summer Reading at New York Libraries myON page.

  Excerpted from the New York State Library website.

Mohonk Preserve Passes
Available at the Rosendale Library

  The Mohonk Preserve has generously donated 4 visitor passes to the Rosendale Library.  These passes can be borrowed for 3 days on a first come first served basis.  One preserve pass can be checked out to one library card. Children under 12 are free.
  Each pass holder presents the pass to a ranger in exchange for a wristband to be worn on Preserve grounds for one free day.
  Thank you Mohonk Preserve!!!

Mark your Calendars

Thu, July 11
Della Ross Ferreri
Story Hour:
ages 0-6: 10am

Thu, July 11
Della Ross Ferreri
Writing Workshop:
ages 7 & up: 11:30am

Sat, July 13
Friends Meeting
at the Rosendale Cafe

Tue, July 16
Chef Wesley Haynes
Kids Spaghetti Making
at the Rosendale Rec Center

Fri, July 19
Diane Edgecomb

Thu, Aug 8
Family Music
Evan Gottfried

Tue, Aug 27
Kids Art:
Dream Big with Jill
at the Rosendale Rec Center

Thu, Aug 29
Summer Reading
Ending Celebration
All ages


(All events are at the Rosendale Library unless otherwise indicated.)

Ongoing Events:

Preschool Story Hour:

Thursdays, 10am-11:00am, at the Library

Library Board Meeting:

Third Wednesday of each month, 7:00pm, at the Library

Library Friends Meeting:

Bi-monthly,  for date, time and location see the calendar above or check the Friends website
Rosendale Library
264 Main St.
PO Box 482
Rosendale, NY 12472

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