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Popcorn & a Movie!

Cool off with Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2! No registration is required for either movie!

For more information, please visit our Children's Dept. or call (845) 341-5470.
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Movie!

Guardians of the Galaxy

Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 2 pm

121 minutes. No registration is required.

All children must be accompanied with an adult (18 and over). Popcorn will be served!

For more information, please visit our Children's Dept. or call (845) 341-5470.
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Game On!

Monday, August 24, 2015, 4 PM - 5 PM

in the 2nd Floor Community Room at Middletown Thrall Library

Do you own a Nintendo DS?

Bring your favorite game(s) and get ready for some serious FUN! This is a play forum!

Get together with friends, or make new friends, and let's PLAY!

For ages 6 - 14 years old.

No registration required.

Don't forget bring your DS and your favorite game!

For more information, please visit our Children's Dept. or call (845) 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?


This summer, cool off at the library and...

Read to Sasha

the Therapy Dog!

You can register to meet Sasha 4 PM - 5:30 PM on: For ages 6 - 13.

Registration is required.

These events are held in our Children's Department Story Time Room.

For more information, please visit our Children's Department or call 341-5470.
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Andy the Armadillo

Tuesday July 21, 2015, 10 am

in the Children's Dept. at Middletown Thrall Library

Andy will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the children at the Middletown Thrall Library.

Parents don't forget to bring your camera!

No registration is required. Family event!

For more information, please visit our Children's Dept. or call (845) 341-5470.
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Battle of The Books 2015

Tuesdays, 6 pm - 7:30 pm

in the Story Time Room at Middletown Thrall Library

Calling ALL young readers!
(Anyone in grades 6 thru 12!)

Represent your Library (Thrall) and consider joining our friendly "battle" of wits with other libraries!

Read for fun, wisdom, glory - and prizes!

Please stop in for our list of books and more details.

Our Battle Gatherings are held on Tuesdays (6 pm - 7:30 pm):
Free copies of books are available for borrowing!

For books, more information, or to reserve your spot, please call Theresa at (845) 341-5470 or visit the Children's Dept. at Middletown Thrall Library.
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Game On!

Monday, June 22, 2015, 4 PM - 5 PM

in the 2nd Floor Community Room at Middletown Thrall Library

Do you own a Nintendo DS?

Bring your favorite game(s) and get ready for some serious FUN! This is a play forum!

Get together with friends, or make new friends, and let's PLAY!

For ages 6 - 14 years old.

No registration required.

Don't forget bring your DS and your favorite game!

For more information, please visit our Children's Dept. or call (845) 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?


Summer Reading 2015

July 2015 Events

Registration Details

Participants can attend our special" SRP End" party in August!

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But wait: there's MORE!

More events are being planned for August 2015!

For more information, please visit our Children's Department at Thrall or call (845) 341-5470.
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Summer Reading 2015

Program Preview, Registration, & Some Events!

Parents and caregivers: Keep your children reading this summer! Sign your children up for our 2015 Summer Reading Program at Middletown Thrall Library.

This is a FREE program!

Also, don't miss our other FREE entertaining and educational programs for children this July and August!

Here is just a sampling of our upcoming summer events...

For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.
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Knitting & Crochet 2015

Learn to Knit

& Crochet in 2015!

Ever dreamed of creating your very own scarf, hat, or sweater?

If so, sign up for a FREE class and learn!

Join us throughout 2015 on Monday evenings (6 PM - 7:45 PM): New dates! Also available...

Afternoon Knitting & Crochet

Thursdays (2 - 4 PM) in our Story Time Room: New dates! Our free workshops include: What you need: For more information: Please visit the Children's Department at Middletown Thrall Library or call us at 341-5470.

For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.
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Attention Students!

Do you need.... If so, please consider volunteering at Middletown Thrall Library!

The Middletown Thrall Library Youth Services Department is looking for students who love to work with children and want to make a positive difference!

Our Youth Services Department is now interviewing students!

To schedule an appointment for an interview, please call Bridget Manigo, Head of Youth Services, at (845) 341-5604.

Interviews will be conducted from Monday, June 8, 2015 through Thursday, June 18, 2015.

No drop-ins, please: you must have an appointment.
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Bricks 4 Kidz

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10:30 AM

in our 2nd Floor Story Time Room at Middletown Thrall Library

Bricks 4 Kidz is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program that teaches children the principles of engineering and architecture through guided, motorized Lego model building, and... it's FREE!

Each session is one fun hour of instructed Lego activity.

Each class begins with a lesson about the model to be built, then continues with guided construction, and ends with related trivia / games and creative play!

For ages 5 - 9.

Registration is required.

For more information, please visit the Children's Dept. at Thrall or call (845) 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?

Mother's Day Card Workshop

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

in our Children Department's 2nd Floor Story Time Room

For ages 7 - 13 years old.

Registration is required.

For more information, please visit the Children's Dept. at Thrall or call (845) 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?

Story Time - April/May 2015



Also check out our Special Storytime for March!


For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?


Come see a FREE MOVIE!

Disney's Into the Woods

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 1 PM

in the 2nd Floor Community Room at Thrall

Rated PG. 125 minutes.

For more information, please visit the Children's Dept. at Thrall or call (845) 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?

2015 Summer Youth
Employment Application

Monday, March 30, 2015, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

in the 2nd Floor Community Room at Middletown Thrall Library

The 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program Applications are here!

Applications are limited - one per person.

Do you qualify?

Do you have questions about the application process?

Ms. Evelyn Fields, Youth Services Coordinator for Orange County Employment & Training Administration, will be available to address your questions about teen employment and the 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program!

For more information, please visit the Children's Dept. at Thrall or call (845) 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?


Special Storytime

Sponsored by Horizon Family Medical Group

NEW DATE/TIME: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 9:30 AM

in the Children's Dept. at Middletown Thrall Library

This fun, free, and educational event will feature healthy snacks and readings by members of the Horizon Pediatric Department.

Young and old alike will enjoy this special time to share stories in our Children's Department!

For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.

For more on Horizon Family Medical Group, please visit their website.

See also our regular Story Time schedule for 2015.
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Story Time - February 2015



Also check out our Special Storytime for March!


For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?


Wii Gaming 2015

Join us for video game fun in 2015 on the First Friday of the Month from 4 PM - 6 PM: For ages 6 and up.

No registration required!

We will meet in the 2nd Floor Community Room at Thrall!

For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?


Read to Sasha

the Therapy Dog!

MONDAYS (4:15 PM - 5:30 PM): For ages 6 - 13. Registration is required.

These events are held in our Children's Department Story Time Room.

For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.
Comments? or Questions?


Free Homework Help

at Middletown Thrall Library

January 6, 2015 to May 28, 2015

No homework help session May 26, 2015.
No homework help session in June.
Get free help in English, Math, and other subjects!

* For Students in Grades 1 - 6 *

No registration required!

Parents / guardians must be present.

Homework Help will be available every Tuesday & Thursday (4 PM - 7 PM) *except* on April 7, 2015 and April 9, 2015.

For more information, please visit the Children's Department or call 341-5470.
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