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Reading Therapy Dogs

For grades 1-4

2023-06-22 16:30:00 2023-06-22 16:45:00 America/New_York Reading Therapy Dogs Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area

Thursday, June 22
4:30pm - 4:45pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-22 16:30:00 2023-06-22 16:45:00 America/New_York Reading Therapy Dogs Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for a 15-minute appointment. Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area

2nd Floor Reading Area

Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for a 15-minute appointment.

Sign up your child to read alone, with a sibling, or a friend. Please include the total number of children. Books will be available or bring your own to read to a furry friend!

Please register using the child's name, not the parent/guardian name. We encourage parents to drop off children and browse the Library while waiting. Parents must remain in the building.

All programs are subject to change based on weather and safety guidelines. 

Photos or videos may be taken at this event. Click here to see our Photo Policy.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Childhood Enrichment |

TAGS: | YS611 | Early Literacy |

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Phone: 518-371-8622
Library Director
Alex Gutelius

Hours
Mon, Sep 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 29 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 30 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 01 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library provides a wide range of materials, programs, and services to the residents of Clifton Park and Halfmoon. We are a member of the Southern Adirondack Library System. Our mission is to nurture and foster community connections by providing the space and resources for patrons to be educated, entertained, and enriched. Our vision is to be at the heart of our community. The go-to place to meet, learn, and do. 

Upcoming events

Tue, Sep 26, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
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Stop by the Children's Library and use the supplies on The Very Hungry "Carterpillar" to make a farm animal craft!

Tue, Sep 26, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room,Computer Lab
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Sep 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Wear your PJs to the Library... more
Wear your PJs to the Library for an in-person, evening Story Time with Miss Chrissie!

Wed, Sep 27, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Wed, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Another dozen handy techniques... more
Another dozen handy techniques for formatting documents, quirky tricks for unusual situations, and spreadsheet shortcuts.
Register

Wed, Sep 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
For those interested in... more
For those interested in learning more about American history and government, or those preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Exam in 2023.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Sep 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
- Zoom
Classes will cover... more
Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Sep 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Join us for stories and songs,... more
Join us for stories and songs, and learn a new language while nurturing your child's love of reading! Stories will be read in both Spanish and English.

Thu, Sep 28, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn how to use library... more
Learn how to use library resources to access free newspaper articles from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Daily Gazette, NY Post, and more!
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for a 15-minute appointment.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for a 15-minute appointment.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 28, 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for a 15-minute appointment.

Thu, Sep 28, 4:45pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - 2nd Floor Reading Area
Improve reading skills or help... more
Improve reading skills or help your child gain confidence in reading with a therapy dog. Please sign up for a 15-minute appointment.

Fri, Sep 29, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
For those interested in... more
For those interested in learning more about American history and government, or those preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Exam in 2023.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Sep 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Reading Garden
Meditating in nature has a... more
Meditating in nature has a restorative effect on the mind, helps our bodies self-regulate, and can raise awareness and lower stress. Join us for an in-person practice in the Reading Garden.

Fri, Sep 29, 11:45am - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
The Used book Sale will take... more
The Used book Sale will take place on September 29, 30, and October 1.

Sat, Sep 30, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
The Used book Sale will take... more
The Used book Sale will take place on September 29, 30, and October 1.

Sun, Oct 01, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Stop by to help us make a... more
Stop by to help us make a kindness paper chain for National Bullying Prevention month. Visit us anytime between October 1-31 to add your link to our chain.

Sun, Oct 01, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
The Used book Sale will take... more
The Used book Sale will take place on September 29, 30, and October 1.

Mon, Oct 02, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Fall wouldn't be complete... more
Fall wouldn't be complete without a scarecrow! Available while supplies last.

Mon, Oct 02, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Corner
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet... more
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet in the Children's Library during the month of October, then have fun searching for hidden pictures of Pokemon dressed in fun costumes. Pictures will be changed weekly.

Mon, Oct 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Library Back Lawn
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Mon, Oct 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Intellectual Freedom Quick... more
Intellectual Freedom Quick Start Guide meeting

Mon, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Come learn to draw with ink! We... more
Come learn to draw with ink! We will watch tutorials and create our own fall-themed art. Light refreshments will be served.

Mon, Oct 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B ,AS Virtual Room
Join us for a lively discussion... more
Join us for a lively discussion of Shakespeare's beloved play. Over five sessions, we will discuss The Merchant of Venice, one act at a time.

Tue, Oct 03, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Map Area
Gather the gremlins and take a... more
Gather the gremlins and take a frightfully fabulous photo by our haunted house!

Tue, Oct 03, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Stop by the Children's Library... more
Stop by the Children's Library and use supplies on "The Very Hungry Carterpillar" to make an owl craft! While supplies last.

Tue, Oct 03, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Teen Place
Work on this fun art challenge... more
Work on this fun art challenge when you visit the Teen Place. Enter for a chance to win awesome prizes!

Tue, Oct 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
We're teaming up with... more
We're teaming up with Inclusible to offer game playing events for adults of all ages and abilities. Drop in and play a game with us!

Tue, Oct 03, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Discuss, share, and learn about... more
Discuss, share, and learn about different types of apps for mobile devices. This month we'll discuss food (cooking, ordering, etc.) and other fun apps! Appetizers and mocktails will be served.

Tue, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Let's learn about a solar... more
Let's learn about a solar eclipse! The Museum of Innovation and Science (miSci) will present some fun facts and activities.

Tue, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
This four week class will... more
This four week class will include an introduction to variables, loops, if/else statements, and more! A final project will be completed.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Join us for an evening of... more
Join us for an evening of crafting using wreath forms, textiles, and Halloween elements. Registration with a library card is required as supplies are limited.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:15am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Nurture your preschooler's love... more
Nurture your preschooler's love of reading with stories, songs, and a fun craft activity!

Wed, Oct 04, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Bring your basic questions... more
Bring your basic questions about using your Apple or Android smartphone to this small group discussion.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
For those interested in... more
For those interested in learning more about American history and government, or those preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Exam in 2023.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
Whether it’s in a notebook,... more
Whether it’s in a notebook, blog, or sketchpad, journaling can help you lead a whole and fulfilling life, as well as be a way to keep track of goals, your life activities, and dreams.

Wed, Oct 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Local History Room
Building & Grounds Committee

Thu, Oct 05, 9:30am - 10:30am
- Zoom
Classes will cover... more
Classes will cover conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, pronunciation, American culture, and current events. For low to high intermediate level.

Thu, Oct 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Nurture your child's love of... more
Nurture your child's love of reading with stories, songs, and other fun activities!

Thu, Oct 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
This class will cover basic... more
This class will cover basic computer skills including computer parts, internet usage, websites, safety and privacy, and email.

Thu, Oct 05, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Local History Room
Lisa Dougherty, a skilled... more
Lisa Dougherty, a skilled genealogical researcher, will help you with your questions, roadblocks, and other stumpers.

Thu, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-D
Nearly every 2 seconds someone... more
Nearly every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Help boost the regional blood supply by donating here at the Library from 1-6 pm.
Register

Thu, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
This class will cover basic... more
This class will cover basic computer skills including computer parts, internet usage, websites, safety and privacy and email.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room,Piracci Board Room
Help characters from famous... more
Help characters from famous fairy tales solve a problem! Join us as we read a story and then use our STEM skills in creative ways.

Thu, Oct 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Relax, hangout, and play... more
Relax, hangout, and play Nintendo Switch games with your friends! Gaming equipment will be provided. Please note: Registration is now required.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 06, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
For those interested in... more
For those interested in learning more about American history and government, or those preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Exam in 2023.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
In anticipation of the Sogetsu... more
In anticipation of the Sogetsu Japanese Flower Show this weekend, join us for a presentation on Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement.

Sat, Oct 07, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
The New York State Capital... more
The New York State Capital District Sogetsu Study Group invites you to an exhibition of Japanese Flower Arrangements. These arrangements will showcase the philosophy of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana.

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Learn how to use library... more
Learn how to use library resources to access ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, TV shows, magazines, and comics.

Sun, Oct 08, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Library
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet... more
Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet in the Children's Library during the month of October, then have fun searching for hidden pictures of Pokemon dressed in fun costumes. Pictures will be changed weekly.

Sun, Oct 08, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
The New York State Capital... more
The New York State Capital District Sogetsu Study Group invites you to an exhibition of Japanese Flower Arrangements. These arrangements will showcase the philosophy of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana.

Mon, Oct 09, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Library closed for... more
Library closed for Columbus/Indigenous People's Day

Tue, Oct 10, All day
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Map Area
Gather the gremlins and take a... more
Gather the gremlins and take a frightfully fabulous photo by our haunted house!

Tue, Oct 10, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room,Computer Lab
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Tue, Oct 10, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
- Halfmoon Senior Center
A writing workshop for adults... more
A writing workshop for adults who would like a gentle, supportive atmosphere and thought-provoking assignments.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room D,Children's Activity Room
Join us as we read about and... more
Join us as we read about and discuss famous--and not so famous--dogs and cats in literature! This month's book is The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems. A fun craft will be included.

Tue, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
This four week class will... more
This four week class will include an introduction to variables, loops, if/else statements, and more! A final project will be completed.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
First-time participants are... more
First-time participants are always welcome!

Tue, Oct 10, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C-D
This class will focus on... more
This class will focus on improving your English conversational skills. It is recommended for those with an intermediate to high level of English speaking.

Tue, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - YS Virtual Room
Get comfy in your favorite PJs,... more
Get comfy in your favorite PJs, grab a blanket, and tune in for a special story time with Miss Chrissie!

Wed, Oct 11, 9:30am - 11:00am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room A-B
Class will provide... more
Class will provide conversation, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary development, and learning survival English. For those students in the low to high beginner level.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Children's Activity Room
Nurture your preschooler's love... more
Nurture your preschooler's love of reading with stories, songs, and a fun craft activity!
Registration opens Wednesday, September 27 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
Informal gathering of those... more
Informal gathering of those interested in quilting. Share projects and get inspired by other quilters! All levels of quilters are welcome.

Wed, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Create a simple "Tool Kit" to... more
Create a simple "Tool Kit" to show someone how to do something or provide an orientation to your organization. Learn a simple format for Tool Kits and watch one being created using Loom video.
Register

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Piracci Board Room
Join us for an afternoon of... more
Join us for an afternoon of adventuring at the Library! We will be playing 5E Dungeons & Dragons. All playing materials will be provided.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Computer Lab
Through interactive hands-on... more
Through interactive hands-on activities and games, this program introduces young learners to key concepts as they learn coding with ScratchJr.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 27 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library - Program Room C
For those interested in... more
For those interested in learning more about American history and government, or those preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Exam in 2023.
Registration is now closed