Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
   

Children's Services

iPads and Early Literacy Computers Now Available!

Come try out our new iPads and touch screen computers, loaded with educational games and programs specifically designed for toddlers and young children! We even have bilingual games and programs!

Comics Plus Library Edition

Read Comics Online at the Library for Free!

Come and read over 100 comic books at the Library using Comics Plus: Library Edition! Featuring top publishers and creators such as Archie Comics, IDW Publishing, Dynamite Entertainment, Image Comics, Red 5 Comics and more.

Start off by creating an account. Enter your email address and a password. Once logged in, you may browse the library, select a publisher or search for titles, and check out comics you want to read. Checked out titles will appear in your shelf which will be available for you to read for seven days. Expired comics will automatically check themselves in and you may borrow more comics afterwards. For a fun how-to in comic book format, check this welcome page on how to use Comics Plus: Library Edition.

Once you have registered, you may log in at any time! Note: If you are trying to access the site from home, please use this link.

Read eBooks now

Read Online or Download Children's eBooks - Free!

We are proud to offer an excellent new service powered by eSebco to all our young readers. Read over 100+ children's and teen eBooks online or on your mobile device anywhere, any time, and for free!

Get started by clicking the banner above, enter the username "haverstraw" and password "public" (password is not case sensitive and please remove quotes when entering username and password), enter your 14 digit Haverstraw Library card number, and finally, enter your name. Once logged in, you can read eBooks by reading level, grade level, or subject with more being added every day!

Turn on your speakers and the eBooks may be read to you! Replay, fast-forward, or read the eBook on your own. Want to read on the go? Download the eSebco app here. Open the app in your mobile device and follow the instructions above. Once an eBook is downloaded to your phone, internet connection is not needed. Access eBooks at any time!

Featured Children's Programs

Check out the following featured programs at the library! Please register at the Children's Services Desk. A library card is required for all programs with registration.

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Main library: Thursday, February 11, 4:30 pm
Village branch: Tuesday, February 16, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-9. Celebrate the amazing culture in the Year of the Monkey! Registration begins February 1 for Haverstraw Library members and February 8 for everyone else.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, January 26, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-9. Watch a movie about Martin Luther King, Jr. and make an inspirational craft! Registration begins January 11 for Haverstraw Library members and January 20 for everyone else.

Flamenco Dancing

Friday, January 8, 10:30 am
For walkers up through age 4 and their adults. Flamenco dancing is for everyone! Children and adults will learn to dance and be dazzled by the color, spectacle and fun of this beautiful art form from Spain, taught by Anna de la Paz. Open to dads, grandparents, and caregivers too - not just moms! Registration open now for Haverstraw Library members and January 6 for everyone else.

LEGO Club & Kid K'NEX & littleBits

Monday, January 4, 7 pm
Thursday, January 21, 7 pm
Monday, February 8, 7 pm
For ages 3-12. Build with LEGOs! Or try out something new - K'NEX and littleBits! No registration required.

Winter Wonderland

Children's Programs @ the Main Library

Cards and Crafts

Monday, January 25, 4:30 pm
Create a card to be delivered by Meals on Wheels on Valentine's Day! No registration required. Just drop in!

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 11, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-9. Celebrate the amazing culture in the Year of the Monkey! Registration begins February 1 for Haverstraw Library members and February 8 for everyone else.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tuesday, January 26, 4:30 pm
For ages 3-9. Watch a movie about Martin Luther King, Jr. and make an inspirational craft! Registration begins January 11 for Haverstraw Library members and January 20 for everyone else.

Coloring Club

Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Thursday, January 7, 6 pm - 8 pm
Monday, January 11, 6 pm - 8 pm
Wednesday, February 17, 6 pm - 8 pm
For children and their adults. Relax while you color in this unstructured ART for all ages. Enchanted Forest and other "Inky Treasures" coloring pages and pencils will be provided for adults.

Family Movies

Thursday, January 14, 6 pm - Minions (PG)
Wednesday, January 20, 6 pm - Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG)
Wednesday, January 27, 6 pm - Goosebumps (PG)
Thursday, February 18, 6 pm - Minions (PG)
Enjoy a movie on our big screen! A grown-up must accompany children into the library and remain with them during the movie. No registration required.

Family Storytime

Fridays, February 5-26, 10:30 am
For all ages. Join us for fun on Fridays! We'll be doing something different every week, so be sure to check out in-house and on-line calendars. Look for Stories & Songs, Sensory Storytime with cool activities, Bear Hunts, Fun with Non-Fiction, and the occasional special guest performer! No registration.

Flamenco Dancing

Friday, January 8, 10:30 am
For walkers up through age 4 and their adults. Flamenco dancing is for everyone! Children and adults will learn to dance and be dazzled by the color, spectacle and fun of this beautiful art form from Spain, taught by Anna de la Paz. Open to dads, grandparents, and caregivers too - not just moms! Registration open now for Haverstraw Library members and January 6 for everyone else.

Homework Help

Are you a K-6 student in the North Rockland Central School District who needs help with homework? Get some Homework Help at the main library. Hours are Mondays, 6 pm - 8 pm and Wednesdays, 6 pm - 7:30 pm. To check in, please come to the Children's Desk. No appointments necessary! For more information, check out our flyer.

Note: Homework Help is not a replacement for professional tutoring or parental supervision. Helpers cannot be held responsible for children's homework. Homework Help will not be in session on days the North Rockland Central School District is closed.

LEGO Club & Kid K'NEX & littleBits

Monday, January 4, 7 pm
Thursday, January 21, 7 pm
Monday, February 8, 7 pm
For ages 3-12. Build with LEGOs! Or try out something new - K'NEX and littleBits! No registration required.

Minecraft Challengers

Fridays, January - February, 4 pm
For grades 2-6. Play Minecraft with your friends! No registration required.

North Rockland Reading Adventures

West Haverstraw Elementary Reading Adventures: Thursday, January 21, 6 pm
Thiells Elementary Reading Adventures: Wednesday, February 3, 6 pm
Come listen to North Rockland students read stories to family and friends! No registration required. Just walk in!

Pajama Storytime

Tuesdays, January 12 and February 23, 7 pm
For ages 3-5. Enjoy a storytime with everyone in pajamas! Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! Registration begins February 1 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

PAWS for Reading: R.E.A.D. to a Dog

Saturday, February 6, 10:30 am - 12 pm
For ages 5-12. Sign up for a 15 minute session to read one-to-one to a therapy dog!

Saturday Tales & Tunes

Saturdays, January 9 and February 13, 11 am
For walkers up to 35 months and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs and bubbles! Parent/caregiver participation required. Registration begins one week before each program for everyone.

Science Squad

Wednesdays, January 13 and February 3, 7 pm
For grades 3-6. Join the Science Squad and use basic science tools to explore surface tension with bubbles in January! Experiment with electronics using littleBits modules in February! Registration begins one week before program for everyone.

Stories & Craft

Mondays, February 22 - May 16, 2 pm
Wednesdays, February 24 - May 18, 10:30 am
Fridays, February 26 - May 20, 11:30 am
For ages 3-6. Stories, crafts, and more! Registration begins February 1 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Tales & Tunes

Mondays, February 22 - May 16, 11:30 am & 7 pm
Tuesdays, February 23 - May 17, 11:30 am
For walkers up to 35 months and their adults. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, and bubbles! Parent/caregiver participation required. Registration begins February 1 for Haverstraw Library cardholders and February 16 for everyone else.

Wee Craft Together

Mondays, January 4 and February 1, 10:30 am
Tuesdays, January 5 and February 2, 6 pm
For ages 2-4 with a caregiver. Make fun craft together! Registration begins one week before program for Haverstraw Library members and the day before the program for everyone else.

Winter

Children's Programs @ the Village Branch

Celebrate Chinese New Year!

Tuesday, February 16, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Celebrate this amazing culture in the Year of the Monkey! Registration begins February 1 for Haverstraw Library members only.

Drop-In Crafts

Tuesdays, January 12 & February 9, 4:30 pm
For grades K-5. Come and join us for fun crafts! No registration.

Family Movies

Mondays, January 4 & 18 and February 8 & 22, 5:30 pm
For ages 4-12. Watch movies on the big screen! Families are welcome.

LEGO Building Club & Kids K'NEX & littleBits

Fridays, January 15 & 29 and February 12 & 26, 4 pm
For ages 4-14. Play checkers, chess, Candyland, Trouble, Perfection, Scrabble and more! Build with LEGOs & Kids K'NEX! Or try out something new with our littleBits! No registration required.

PAWS for Reading: R.E.A.D. to a Dog

Saturday, January 9, 10:30 am - 12 pm
For ages 5 and up. Sign up for a 15 minute session to read one-on-one to a therapy dog!

Playstation 4

Tuesdays, January 5, 19 & 26 and February 2 & 23, 4:30 pm
Fridays, January 8 & 22 and February 5 & 19, 4 pm
For ages 6-16. Come in to play games on the PS4 on the big screen! No registration required.

Tales & Tunes

Fridays, January 8 and February 5, 11 am
For walkers up to 36 months old and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs and bubbles! Parent/caregiver participation required. Registration begins one week before each program for everyone.

Games! Games! Games!

Go to LEGO website Visit Marvel Site Check out the Wiggles Visit Barbie.com Visit Seussville Check out the Sanrio webite Go to Bratz site Visit PBS Kids Check out Thomas the Train's Site Go to Sesame Street Go to Nick Jr Site Starwars!! Go! Visit Disney Games and fun with Booktime Check out Discovery for Kids Cartoon Network, here we come! Come and play with Peppa Pig and friends Scooby-dooby-doo! Nick, nick, na-nick, nick, nick! What do you want to find out? Go to Disney Playhouse Watch and play on the CW Vortexx

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Homework Help

Homework

Need help with your homework? Don't know where to go? Check out these userful links!

North Rockland CSD

Grades K-5
Khan Academy - all subjects
AOL Kids Homework Help Jr.
Kids Health for Kids
Yahoo! Kids
National Geographic Kids
Scholastic Homework Hub
Kids Click!
♦ Discovery Education Video Homework Help: Math, Science, English, Social Studies

Grades 6 and up
Khan Academy - all subjects
Kids Click!
Homework NYC
RefDesk Homework Helper
Kids.gov
Discovery Education: BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

Homework Help Tutoring
Tuesdays - Thursdays, 4 - 7 pm
To sign up, please come to the Children's Desk or call 786-3800 ext. 25.

NOTE: Homework Help is not a replacement for professional tutoring or parental supervision. Volunteers cannot be held responsible for children's homework.

Museum Passes

Museum passes are available for Haverstraw Library card holders only to:

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American Museum of Natural History
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Bruce Museum
Guggenheim Museum
Hudson Highlands Nature Museums
Hudson River Museum
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Museum of New York City
Museum Village
Storm King Art Center

Haverstraw Library cardholder must be established and be in good standing (i.e. patron must physically have library card at hand and have no fees).

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- One museum pass per family.
- 3 day loan period.
- $10/day late return fee.
- Lost musuem pass fee cost equals replacement of the membership.

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