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Welcome to our Children on demand page! We are so glad you have stopped by for a visit. We have a lot going on for you to participate in!

  • Virtual Preschool Storytimes are posted on most Tuesday mornings by 10:00 on the library’s YouTube channel  and the themed Take & Make Preschool Craft for that week is available during curbside hours at the front entrance until they are gone.
  • On weekends and school breaks, the library is offering live and recorded programs, some with accompanying Take & Make kits and activities, for a variety of ages and interests. Check EventKeeper for dates and details of all youth and family programming.
  • The librarians and library staff are collaborating with the school district and teachers to partner on community-wide initiatives. Look for upcoming details about the READ for Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region happening in March and the One School, One Book Program launching this spring.
  • The youth services team is here for you! If you have any questions, please email Gail Brown at kids@voorpl.org.

Be a Part of the Voorheesville Reading Team!

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Students and families read and earn donations to support Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region and the families they serve. Students have the opportunity to use their reading skills to help other children and their families. Do you love to read and help others? Join the Voorheesville Reading Team as we read our way to supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region! How can you participate? Set a daily, weekly, or monthly reading goal for March and keep track by using the calendar.

Science Fair Resources.2021

The Youth Librarians and a helpful Page at the Voorheesville Public Library have compiled some resources for you to take a look at as you prepare for this year’s Virtual Science Fair. Click to view the pdf and to peruse the variety of books!

March and April Virtual Preschool Storytimes

March along with all of these Storytimes for you to watch on our YouTube account. Families with young children can enjoy a recorded storytime, with books read by Mrs. Brown and Miss Lisa, early literacy activities, and easy crafts! Links posted the day of the Storytime.

• Tuesday, March 2 • Color My World!  View on You Tube.

   Link to craft video. 

• Tuesday, March 9 •Up, Up and Away View on YouTube

   Link to craft video.

• Tuesday, March 16 • How are You Feeling? View on YouTube

   Link to craft video.

• Tuesday, April 6 • Spots & Dots View on YouTube

   Link to craft video.

• Tuesday, April 13 • Horsin’ Around View on YouTube

   Link to craft video.

• Tuesday, April 20 • Spring Has Spring! View on YouTube

   Link to craft video.

Preschool Storytimes Out and About in Our Community

Our Youth Services librarians have gone out into our neighborhoods and created a series of Video Storytimes that can be found on our YouTube channel. Families with young children can enjoy recorded storytimes, with books read by Mrs. Brown and Miss Lisa , early literacy activities, and fun & easy crafts demonstrated by Miss Lisa! Be sure to take a look at these and many other storytimes on the Voorheesville Public Library YouTube channel.

Here are a few favorite storytimes for you to watch:

Apples, Apples, Apples. View on YouTube
Miss Lisa visits the orchard at Indian Ladder Farms.

• A Visit to the Voorheesville Fire Department. View on YouTube
A very special storytime with the Voorheesville Fire Department.

• A Visit to the Village Animal Clinic. View on YouTube
We’re across the street from the library at a Veterinarian Hospital.

• Wonky Donkey. View on YouTube
Mrs. Brown visits a reads a story to one of her neighborhood farm animals.

Winter Virtual Preschool Storytimes

Winter is a lot of fun with all of these Storytimes for you to watch on our YouTube account. Families with young children can enjoy a recorded storytime, with books read by Mrs. Brown and Miss Lisa, early literacy activities, and easy crafts!

• Tuesday, January  12 • Honky Donkey  View on You Tube.

   Make this cute donkey with Miss Lisa. Video link.

• Tuesday, January 19 • Winter Animals View on YouTube

   Make a place for this bear to hibernate through the Winter. Video link.

• Tuesday, January 26 • Hooray for Hats! View on YouTube

   Decorate a Winter hat with Miss Lisa. Video Link

• Tuesday, February 2 • What Did the Groundhog Say? View on YouTube

   Link to Groundhog Pops Up Craft Video

• Tuesday, February 9 • Happy Valentine’s Day! View on YouTube

   Link to Valentine’s Craft Video