The New Lebanon Library is having a Pumpkin Carving Contest during the month of October. Carve your pumpkin then submit a picture of it before the October 28th deadline.
The New Lebanon Library has a home-based, crafting workshop for teens, called Crafteens. This week’s project is making Kawaii Food.
Here’s the info from the library:
Why should the kids have all the fun? For young adults ages 12 and up, we’ll be providing you with updated craft kits and more creatively challenging projects for you to work on. This month we are making: kawaii food! Grab your kits and send us pics of what you make!
Kits will be ready for pickup on Wednesday, September 23rd. A tutorial (to give you some guidelines) will be posted on the blog Thursday at 4PM. Let’s get creative!
The New Lebanon Library is now subscribed to Hoopla. Follow this link: https://www.hoopladigital.com/ and set up your account with your library card! Your limit is 4 checkouts a month, but you do have the ability to temporarily download items you check out when you want to watch later–and there’s an app for that!. There’s a little something for everyone!
hoopla is a digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. They have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.
The New Lebanon Library has taken their weekly yoga course Online with Virtual Yoga Mondays at 4pm.
We know that staying in the house can be a drag, so we have started hosting yoga with one of our teachers online.
If you are interested in being a part of the group, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/QF2QhCxy28udT6Qc9 Opens in new tab
The links for the class (held via GotoMeeting) will be sent Monday morning.
*In lieu of the regular donation, the teacher asks instead that it be put towards New Lebanon-based charities to help out at this time. Thank you!
Homebound Fun–compiled by the Chatham and New Lebanon libraries. If you’re stuck at home, here are some resources to help you learn about the world and connect to others. Check it out.
TeachingBooks Book & Reading Engagement Kit: Home Edition. Open through September 15th, children and families can delve into the world of children’s and young adult books, read-along performances of favorite books that are translatable into 100+ languages, virtual storytime with 1,000+ complete book readings, interviews with thousands of authors and much more!
Kripalu Activity Book–soothing coloring sheets for all ages.
IS183 tutorials–-the Art School of the Berkshires has video tutorials and printables for all kinds of projects with household items.
Google Arts & Culture–virtual tours, deep dives into a subject, ideas for experiments & crafts, etc.
Entertainment & Learning Resources–from Passion Planner, links to everything from creativity to mental health to art to…
NYS Arts Go Online–Family art projects to theater, independent film, opera, streaming house concerts and centuries of incredible painting and sculpture.
Print & Play Games for all Ages–Single & Multi-player, dice games, party games, board games, role playing games & more.
Norman Rockwell Museum Virtual Tour–Special exhibitions at the famous Norman Rockwell Museum are now available for you to peruse with ease.
Berkshire Museum @Home–Check the museum out for Daily Snakes and other fun stuff.
Virtual Field Trips –Exactly what it sounds like. Travel to zoos and other fun locales from home.
Visit Virtual Museums from Around the World–See amazing museums from around the world.
Junior Ranger Program–The outdoors aren’t closed yet and you can be a part of the Junior Rangers program. You can visit a National Park virtually and collect the badge through the mail. Collect them all through the comfort of your home.
Scholastic Resources–Login for 20 days of Educational Materials for Young Learners. You’ll need the Username: Learning20 and Password: Clifford
Board Game Arena–Play board games online with your friends.