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French Bilingual Storytime with Mary Jane: I Want to See Froggy

Welcome to French Bilingual Storytime with Mary Jane. Today Mary Jane will be reading, I Want to See Froggy by Frederic Bibard. The story features carefully selected vocabulary to help kids learn basic words like shapes, sizes, colors, as well as how to introduce themselves—in both English and French.

December Bedtime Storytime: Winter is the Warmest Season

  Welcome to Montauk Library Bedtime Storytime. Get your PJs on and get comfortable for an evening storytime. Follow along as Linda reads, Winter is the Warmest Season by Lauren Stringer. Toasty warm PJs, grilled cheese and a fire, listen to find out what makes winter the warmest season of all! For more information about… Read more »

PlayFit with Miss Rachel: Dreidel Dog

Welcome to PlayFit with Miss Rachel. Get into the holiday spirit by following along as Miss Rachel reads, Dreidel Dog by Mark H. Newhouse. Discover the true meaning of Hanukkah with this bad puppy’s antics! Then get ready for a holiday inspired workout. For more information about the author, visit: http://www.markhnewhouse.com

Bilingual Storytime with Mary Jane: Clifford’s First Christmas

  We are getting into the holiday spirit!  Follow along as Mary Jane reads, Clifford’s First Christmas by Norman Bridwell.  In this story, Clifford helps prepare for Christmas Eve, but after not being able to sleep, he gets up and falls into a stocking!  Find out who rescues Clifford!      

Textile Waste: Upcycling Tshirts and Sheets with Pam Peterson

  As modern society moves more to “disposable” clothing and fast fashion, there is a significant impact on our environment.  In this video, local Montauk resident, Pam Peterson demonstrates how to make “yarn” from old sheets and t-shirts.  She then shows some examples of projects you can create with your new yarn.   Ways we… Read more »

Craftmas Time: Easy Gnome Ornament

  Welcome to Montauk Library Craftmas Time! Follow along as Lisa demonstrates how to make this adorable gnome ornament to add to your holiday home! Please show us how YOU did it, email a photo of your project to:  lmontella@montauklibrary.org  

PlayFit with Miss Rachel: Elfish Workout

  Welcome to Montauk Library PlayFit with Miss Rachel.  Follow along as Miss Rachel reads, My Teacher is an Elf by Joey and Melanie Acker. Ms. Holly’s students try to discover if she really is an elf or just an ‘elfish’ teacher. She is crafty, always singing, wearing pointy shoes, and has a jingle when… Read more »

Hometown Heroes Storytime: Aubrie Izzo Montauk Paramedic

  Welcome to Montauk Library Hometown Heroes Storytime. Today, local Montauk Paramedic, Aubrie Izzo will be reading, Day at the Beach by Tom Booth. Remember to support your local paramedics and EMT’s! For more info about the author visit, www.tom-booth.com