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Summer Reading 2021

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koala in hammockMoffat Library of Washingtonville

2021 Summer Reading Program 


Join us for a whole summer of Reading Challenges, fun programs, raffle prizes, and more!  Summer Reading is a FREE reading program for people of all ages, including babies and adults!
Registration starts Monday, June 14 online and in person.  Visit moffatlibrary.beanstack.org to get started, download the Beanstack Tracker app on Android or Apple devices, or visit us at the Library!


The Summer Reading Program is generously sponsored by the Friends of Moffat Library. 

Thank you, Friends!



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Reading Challenges for All Ages

Did you know?  You could win prizes this summer just by reading!

Reading Challenges are available for Early Readers (ages 0-5), Kids (ages 5-11), Teens/Tweens (ages 11-18), and Adults (ages 18+).

Registration starts Monday, June 14th in person and on Beanstack.  Visit moffatlibrary.beanstack.org to get started online, or download the Beanstack Tracker app on Android or Apple devices.


Challenge Prizes

All Kids can earn a prize by doing an activity at the library each week!  Visit us at the library in July and August to find out how!

Please note that prizes available to earn each week may include items which are choking hazards.  Young children can also participate in Rubber Ducky Readers to earn Rubber Duckies during Summer Reading (see below).


Weekly Raffles

Weekly Raffles for All Ages are drawn Mondays, July 12th - August 30th!

To Enter: Log at least one (1) book as complete on Beanstack each week by 11:59 PM Sundays, or log in person by 4:00 PM Sundays at the library!  Click HERE to view our Weekly Raffle schedule!  

Starting August 23rd, All Summer Reading Challenge participants can pick up a bag of goodies, including a FREE Stewart's ice cream coupon, donated by Stewart's Shops!  Supplies are limited; first come, first serve!

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Rubber Ducky Readers

Ages 0 - 5 with their Grown Ups

Babies are born ready to learn!  Help your little ones get ready to read with Rubber Ducky Readers!

Complete early literacy activities together to help your early readers continue to develop skills they need to talk, listen, and read.  For every five (5) activities you complete with your child, visit the library to pick out a rubber ducky to keep!  You may pick up one (1) duck per week during Summer Reading.

Read & Bead

Kids Ages 5+

Build a reading chain this summer!

For every book you read during the Summer Challenge, pick up a bead to add to your chain when you visit the library.  You can count any type of book, including comics, eBooks, books read to you, books you reread, and more!

To participate in Read & Bead, pick up a Tails & Tales tag, 24 inch chain, and your first bead at the library starting July 1st, either inside or at the drive-thru window.

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Children & Teen Activities


Online Events | Registration Required

For more information or to register, sign up online through our Events Calendar or call 845-496-5483 x324.

Oceans & Sharks: Thursday, July 8th @ 6:30 PM (Ages 4+)

Spanish Together - Summer Fun: Available Starting July 12th (Pre-K)

Snakes-N-Scales: Wednesday, July 14th @ 6:00 PM (All Ages)

Jumpin' Jamie: Tuesday, July 20th @ 11:00 AM (Pre-K)

Watercolor Workshop: Thursday, July 22nd @ 6:00 PM (Teens/Tweens)

Dinosaurs Rock: Thursday, July 29th @ 6:30 PM (Ages 4+)


Take & Make | DIY Kits for Kids

Pick up a craft project to complete at home when you visit the library!  Stop by the library drive-thru, or ask when you check out materials for a kit of free supplies.  New projects available every other Monday during the Summer Reading Program.  Kits are limited; first come, first serve!

Spiral Snakes: Starting Monday, July 5th

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Mini-Whales: Starting Monday, August 2nd

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Paper Giraffes: Starting Monday, July 19th

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Paper Parrots: Starting Monday, August 16th

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Teen & Tween Boxes | Activity Kits for Ages 11+

Relax at home with a themed activity box!  Stop by the library drive-thru, or ask when you check out materials for a box of goodies, projects, and more.  New boxes available every other Monday during the Summer Reading Program.  Kits are limited; first come, first serve!

Bookish Box: Starting Monday, July 12th Stress Less Box: Starting Monday, August 9th
Artsy Box: Starting Monday, July 26th Slimy Box: Starting Monday, August 23rd