Programs

Take home maker kits are available weekly for children and monthly for adults.

Pember Peapods:

(NOTE: PeaPods will not be meeting in August.)

Tuesday at 10:30 AM led by either Holly or Madeline.  We will have seasonal programs. Next one starting for 8 weeks in September. Please check out the calendar and also check out the Pember peapods  Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PemberPeapods  for more information.

The stories, songs, and games are geared to preschool children. Parents / caregivers should plan to stay with their child for this program.

Pember’s Afternoon Game time:

Tuesday 3:00 -4:30 PM. All are welcome to join . We will have a variety of games out for people to play and snacks are also available.  

Lego Club:

This Children’s group meets on Friday 3:00 -4:30 PM. There may be a project they are working or a theme. Children are welcome to join in the group or have an individual free build time.  

Sudoku: With Barb

This group meets on Wednesday 2:00 -3:30 PM to work on their current Sudoku project and help each other learn new techniques. Beginner and experienced  are encouraged to teach each other and to learn from each other. 

Summer Reading Program:

During the summer, we encourage school-aged children to continue reading by offering a NYS sponsored reading program.  There are programs for beginning readers through elementary school students and a separate program for teens.

Throughout the summer, for elementary school age children there will be a six week program on  Oceans of Possibilities” and the theme is oceanography.  There will be crafts and storytime for the weeks theme.

During the summer, we encourage school-aged children to continue reading by offering a NYS sponsored reading program.  There are programs for beginning readers through elementary school students and a separate program for teens.

The 2019 Summer Reading slogan for ALL ages is “A Universe of Stories” and the theme is space.

The 2020 Summer Reading slogan for ALL ages is “Imagine your Story” and the theme is fairy tales, mythology, fantasy.

The 2021 Summer Reading slogan for ALL ages is “Tails and Tales”and the theme is animals and stories.

The 2022 Summer Reading slogan for ALL ages  will be “Oceans of Possibilities” and the theme is oceanography.

The 2023 Summer Reading slogan for ALL ages is “All Together Now” and the theme is friendship & kindness.

 

Special Programs:

The Pember also welcomes various performers and presenters.

Computers for Seniors:

These are computer courses aimed at providing beginner and intermediate instruction including email and the Internet for senior citizens.

Classes are planned March 23-April 8. There are only eight spaces so sign up soon. We have gotten a grant for this through the Washington County Home for Aged Women and additional funding from the Friends of the Pember Library.