What’s Happening @ Staatsburg Library

Summer Reading Finale: Build Along With Brad! (All Ages)

Summer Reading Finale: Build Along With Brad! Watch the show here: or here Monday, August 3rd | 6:30 PM Brad will be showing you a unique glimpse behind the scenes. Join us to learn how puppets are built and how puppetry magic is made. Interact with Brad as he creates puppets before your […]

We Are Open: Here is Everything You Need To Know (WELCOME BACK!)

A PROPERLY FITTED FACE MASK MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES IN THE LIBRARY BUILDING Revised Hours Monday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM Thursday: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Friday: 2:00PM – 6:00PM Saturday: 10:00AM – 2:00PM Sunday: Closed No contact pickup is still available All returns must be placed in the book […]

Ms. Lisa’s Summertime Storytimes

Fairy Tale Time! Book: Yummy Eight Favorite Fairy Tales by Lucy Cousins Read by permission of Candlewick Press Three Little Pigs an Oral Story by Jbrary Alligators & Crocodiles – chomp, chomp! Books: The Crocodile Who Didn’t’ Like Water written and illustrated by Gemma Merino Read by permission of Macmillan Press Snip Snap! What’s That? […]

Summer Reading STEM Challenge: Build a Pizza Box Solar Oven June 29 – Aug 3 (All Ages)

STEM Challenge: Build a Pizza Box Oven Everyone likes s’mores. Make some w/o a fire Try using sun power and a pizza box to create a solar oven: Go to this website for instructions, and then make some s’mores. Enjoy! This is a challenge you can do anytime. (50 points)

Summer Reading Teen Challenge (12 and up): Build a House of Cards

Build a House of Cards: Test your engineering skills and the steadiness of your hands by building a house of cards. Send a picture to: and your name will be entered into a drawing for a Dairy Queen Gift card. Do this challenge at any point during the summer.

Summer Reading Upper Elementary Challenge (9-11 Years): Build the Strongest Tower STEM Challenge – June 24 – August 3

Build the Strongest Tower STEM challenge: Using only index cards or other comparable cards, create a tower that can balance and hold a hardcover book. Send us a picture. This is a challenge you can do anytime. (50 points)

Fairy Tale Trivia Quiz & Villain Picture Hunt at Norrie: July 20 – July 27 (All Ages)

Fairy Tale Trivia Quiz: Print it from our web page The answers will be posted on our website on July 27. Then take a stroll to Norrie Point Environmental center and see if you can find the pictures of 8 fairy tale villains hidden around outside the building. building.                      The trivia sheet will be available from July 20 – […]

Summer Reading Teen Challenge (12 and up): Photo Scavenger Hunt

Photo Scavenger Hunt: June 29 – July 11 Take Photos that fit into the following 4 themes: Theme #1: I Can’t Believe I Fit in Here Theme #2: I Am Lost Theme #3: Because I’m Happy Theme #4: Bored Out of My Mind To participate, send email to and you will be sent a link where […]

Build Your Own Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes: July 6 – July 11 (All Ages)

Build your very own Fairy House or Gnome Home: Build a Fairy House or Gnome Home for your own back yard, or if you prefer, place it on the library property. Come to the library and ask for a Fairy House & Gnome Home Craft. In it you will find items that can be used to supplement what you have […]

Summer Reading Preschool Program: Storywalk© – I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen

Story Walk: Take a walk around the library grounds as you enjoy a picture book. The story begins at the entrance to the Gazebo. Follow the numbered stakes around the lawn to read the story on laminated pages. Look and find the story book characters hidden around the property. Available all summer (50 points)