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Top Picks for the best drop- in story times in the Hudson Valley



Local libraries offer weekly activities for kids

Looking for something free to do with the kids? Our local libraries are a great resources not only for books and media but for socializing, music, crafts and more! We have compiled a list of libraries that offer drop- in story times by day of the week and city or town. If you don't see your library on the list send an e-mail to pperry@excitingread.com.

Be sure to call ahead or check websites- dates and times are always subject to change.

Monday

Poughkeepsie- Baby Rhyme Time, 0-23months. 10:00am

Poughkeepsie- Preschooler Learning Center Story time& guided play, ages 3-5. 10:00-11:30am

West Hurley- Preschool Story Time, 10am

Hyde Park-  Tots and Tales, ages 2-3. 10:30am

Kingston (Ulster)- Toddler Time, 10:30am. Ages 3-5

Saugerties- Musical Story time, 11am.

Dover Plains- Munchkin Club, 4:00pm

Goshen- ABC & 123 Story Class, ages 3.5-5. 4:45pm (1st & 3rd Monday)


Tuesday

Wappinger Falls- Story time for

Poughkeepsie- Toddler Time, 10:00am toddlers, 9:30-10:30am

East Fishkill (Hopewell)- Playtime, 3.5 and younger. 10:15-11:15

Clinton Corners- Story time, toddlers and siblings welcome. 10:30-11:30am

Beacon- Baby and Me, 10:30-11:30am

Kingston- Toddler story hour, 10:30am

Kingston (Ulster)- Story time, 10:30. Ages 0-3

Phoenicia- Together Tuesdays, 10:30am

Plattekill- Storytime & Crafts, 10:30am. ages 2+

Esopus- Baby story time, 10:30am

Saugerties- Tuesday Tales, 11am. Ages 3-6.

Wappinger Falls- Story time for preschoolers, 1:00pm

New Paltz- Story time for ages 3+, 2:00pm

Fishkill- Pint size playgroup, 1:30-2:30pm

Esopus- Story time, 4:00pm. Ages 5-8, 4:00pm

Woodstock- Early Reader Story time, 4:00pm

Wednesday

Wappinger Falls- Story time for toddlers, 9:30-10:30am

New Paltz- Story time for babies & toddlers, 10:30. Under 3.

Beacon- Come and Play Wednesdays, baby & young kids. 9:45am

Poughkeepsie- Preschooler Learning Center Story time& guided play, ages 3-5. 10:00-11:30am

Beacon- Toddler tales, ages 2-3. 10:30-11:15am

Plattekill- Storytime & Crafts, 10:30am. ages 2+

Woodstock- Plumflower story time, 10:30am. Infants & Toddlers

Saugerties- Tiny Tots Story Time, 11am. Ages 1-3

Thursday

Amenia- Children’s Story Hour. 10am- Meets at Congregation Beth David.

Hurley- Story Hour. 10am Ages 1-5.

Beacon- Pre-k story time, ages 3+. 10:30-11:15am

Saugerties- Tiny Tots Story Time, 11:15am. Ages 1-3

Rhinecliff- Preschool Story Hour. 4:15pm

Friday

Highland Mills- Drop-in story time, ages 2-3.5. 9:30am (Jan-March)

Fishkill- Pint size playgroup, 10:30-11:30

Saugerties- Tiny Tots Musical Story Time, 10:30am. Ages 1-3

Goshen- Love my Library story time, 11:00-11:30am (Jan- March)

Saturday

Warwick- Stop in story time for families, 10:30- 11:15am