Summer Reading Program Finale

Professor_Klutzo_jpg_photo3Meet Professor Klutzo — a lovable professor who has a great time showing children of all ages magic, music, juggling, and more. All students will receive a free book of their choice & can make their own ice cream sundaes. Ice cream is generously donated by Stewarts. Event will take place at the Town Center Pavilion (the park behind the library). Bring blankets, lawn chair or something to sit on. Registration is required.

Every Hero Has a Story

Every Hero_E copyReading during the summer will ensure your children do not lose the academic progress they made throughout the school year. Make daily reading part of your summer.

Sign-up for summer reading.

Library Funding Vote

When you vote on Tuesday, November 3rd,

Don’t forget – Flip the Ballot Over to Vote!
The Library Funding proposition will read:

SHALL THE ANNUAL CONTRIBUTION OF THE TOWN OF BEEKMAN
FOR THE OPERATING BUDGET OF THE BEEKMAN LIBRARY
BE INCREASED BY SEVENTEEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED SEVENTY ONE ($17,871) DOLLARS
TO THE SUM OF THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ANNUALLY ($380,000)

In Plain English — What Does This Mean to You?

50-states-quarter-front-face     About 25 cents a month,
that’s $3 a year.*

YOUR VOTE MATTERS! PLEASE COME OUT TO VOTE ON NOVEMBER 3rd!

For more information review our F.A.Q.. and a copy of the Budget.

 *Based on the average homeowner

1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

At the Beekman Library we believe parents are their children’s first and BEST teachers. We are committed to helping every child experience 1000 books before kindergarten! Come in and pick up a bookmark to track every 100 books you read to your child from infancy up to kindergarten, and ask us for more information about this exciting new initiative.

FREE ADMISSION

museum passHow about a little educational fun with your kids? (Don’t worry, they don’t have to know they’re learning.) Your family can get free admission if you check out one of our museum passes to:

– Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
– American Museum of Natural History
– FDR Museum and Library

Please call for details, as each pass has different guidelines set by the issuing museum.

KNOW SOMEONE WHO NEEDS COMPUTER HELP?

F1 helpIn addition to the Saturday Teen Geeks (who are available to help with mobile devices), our library offers free computer training. Sign up on our calendar for individualized learning and assistance: computer basics, internet use, email, MS Office, e-readers, etc.  If the scheduled times don’t work, contact Jaclyn Savolainen at (845) 724-3414 to arrange a different time.