Carl DelVecchio Memorial Library
www.willistonparklibrary.org By: Donna McKenna
E-mail: [email protected]
From the Director:
The Williston Park Library is excited to announce our partnership with Page Turner Adventures to offer children a virtual and fun summer experience.
Please refer to the children’s calendar of events on our website, willistonparklibrary.org. Each week will feature a different theme and each day offers a new experience — theater shows, stories, crafts, children’s book author and illustrator interviews, contests, games, special guest performers, virtual field trips, and much more.
Monday is Show Day featuring a virtual story theater show; Tuesday is Craft Day featuring crafts, games, recipes, science experiments, and other activities; Wednesday is Author and Illustrator Day featuring fun interviews, read-alongs, trivia games, book giveaways and other activities with children’s authors and illustrators; Thursday is Mashup Day featuring more crafts and activities; and Friday is Guest Day featuring special guests related to that week’s theme.
New titles added to the collection:
Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life & Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt—Audrey Clare Farley
Deadly Influence—Mike Omer
Life List—Lori Nelson Spielman
Yellow Wife—Sadeqa Johnson
Sweet Forgiveness—Lori Nelson Speilman
That Summer–Jennifer Weiner
All the Children Are Home—Patry Francis
While Justice Sleeps—Stacey Abrams
Our Daily Hours Are:
Browsing &Vestibule Pick-Up: Monday-Friday: 10am-5:30pm and Saturday: 10am-4pm
“Open for Browsing” means you can come inside, walk around the Library, and look for books and other items. Please limit your time to 1 hour. Only one family at a time will be permitted in the Children’s Room.
Items requested over the phone can be picked up in the Library vestibule.
Please maintain social distancing practices while in the Library.
All customers and staff are required to wear face coverings at all times while in the Library, per Executive Order 202.17. Face coverings must cover both your mouth and nose.
Congregating is not permitted.
Three computers are available for public use for a limit of 30 minutes.
Please return items in the outside book drops. For safety reasons, we cannot accept items returned inside the Library!
Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center Virtual Tour—Tuesday—July 27—11am-12pm via Zoom. Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrcuGhqTksHNG444AE2dLAJRZ9XAcEZ-aP You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Empire Safety Defensive Driving Class—Thursday—July 29—10am-4pm in the Assembly Room of Village Hall. Open to drivers of any age. $28 p/person (check or money order payable to Empire Safety Council. Class is limited to 25 participants. Social distance seating and masks are required. Registration is required. Call the library to register.
Pageturners—Monday-Friday—July 1-July 30—10am-5:30pm. Please refer to the children’s calendar of events on our website willistonparklibrary.org
Too Many Tails! With Petra Puppets—Saturday—July 10—10:30-11:30am in the parking lot of Village Hall. Masks are required for everyone ages 2+. Please bring your chair. Email [email protected] to register.
Green Meadows Farm with Jason Reilly—Tuesday—July 13—11am via Zoom. Children of all ages are welcome to learn about frogs, bugs and other animals. Email [email protected] to register. The Zoom link will be emailed to you.
STEM-tastic: Mythical Tales-Unicorns, Mermaids & Dragon Tails—Friday—July 20—11am in the Assembly Room of Village Hall for children of all ages. Explore a world of mythical creatures, create a rainbow in a bowl and build your own dragon. Masks are required for everyone ages 2+. Email [email protected] to register.
Reading to Dogs with Bide-A-Wee—Thursday—July 22—11am-12pm in the Assembly Room of Village Hall. Masks are required to everyone ages 2+. Email [email protected] to register for a time slot (11am, 11:20am, 11:40am or 12pm) First come, first served.
Summer Reading Finale with Nick the Balloonatic—Saturday—August 7—11am-12pm in the parking lot of Village Hall. Masks are required for everyone ages 2+. Please bring your chair. Raffle prizes to be drawn and winners announced. Email [email protected] to register.
Come into the Library for a free children’s craft every Monday for Take and Make Mondays.
Check out the calendar of events for Virtual Puzzle Wednesdays and Virtual Game Fridays.
Please check our website willistonarklibrary.org for updates on all upcoming events.