Youth Services Fall Registration: Saturday, Sept 15

TODDLERTIME:  Tuesdays/Wednesdays at 9:30/10:30  A 45-minute program for children up to 36 months with an adult. We offer educational toys during free play; then books, songs, puppets, and fingerplays during a short storytime! Caregivers should plan to make other arrangements for older siblings. We offer a program for ages 3 & up, called “On My Own,” at the same time as Toddlertime. REGISTER HERE

ON MY OWN:  Tuesdays/Wednesdays at 9:30/10:30 A 30-minute program for children ages 3 years & older who are ready to attend “On My Own.” Stories, songs, flannelboards and fingerplays will be featured. Children who have siblings in the Toddlertime program (and are registered for that program) will be brought in to join his/her family there. REGISTER HERE

READ TO A THERAPY DOG: Mondays at 4:00  Ruby, Prancer and Sheba are gentle therapy dogs who patiently listen to children read aloud. Kids in first grade & older may schedule a ten-minute time slot. It’s a great way for new readers to practice their skills! REGISTER HERE

ADVENTURES IN ART: Tuesdays at 4:00 A one hour art class for children in 1st-3rd grade, taught by artist Marion Leap. Students will explore all sorts of media, from sculpting with paper and paint, to tie-dyeing a t-shirt! All you need is to dress for a mess and bring your own t-shirt to dye. REGISTER HERE

FULL STEAM AHEAD: Wednesdays at 4:00 Full STEAM Ahead is a 45-minute after-school program for children in grades 1st-4th. Join us for exciting stories, science-based activities, and snacks!  REGISTER HERE

SPECIAL EVENTS:

KINDERMUSIK:  Saturday, September 29 (The 9:45 class is for babies up to age 24 months, and the 10:45 class is for children 2-4 years old, with an adult.) Kindermusik Demo classes at the Colonie Library! Kindermusik is an early childhood music education program. In this 45 minute class, you and your child will sing, dance, and explore instruments, bonding together while building a strong foundation for a lifetime of learning! REGISTER HERE

HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY: Friday, October 19 from 7:00-9:00PM  An after-hours party for kids in grades 5-12th. Come in costume for treats, pumpkin painting, ghost stories and haunts! REGISTER HERE

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