Children and Teens

“Today’s Youth are Tomorrow’s Leaders…”

The Livingston Manor Free Library offers ongoing programs and resources for youth of all ages, including preschool, children and young adults. See below for a complete schedule of events and programs:

Summer Reading Program 2021

Come join the fun at the library this summer, ages Pre-K-8th Grade! Crafts, music, games and more are on tap Wednesdays starting at 11:00 a.m. Enter the weekly T-shirt Drawing each time you come to the library and check out exciting, new children’s books to meet your personal reading goal.

Toddlers-Pre-K can join Jessica Davis in person on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. for Story Time and on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. for Story Time and Crafts on Facebook Live.

Newscatchers is our teen discussion of current events found in The Week Junior, at 2:00 p.m. on Thursdays.

The summer program ends with the Summer Reading Party on Thursday, July 29 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Treats, prizes and fun for all! See below for details.

Story Time and Story Time and Crafts

Story Time, Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.

Story Time and Crafts, Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. on Facebook Live

Join Jessica Davis for stories, rhymes and fun crafts every week in person on Tuesdays, and Saturdays on Facebook Live. Pick up a craft bag at the library with everything you need for the Saturday craft. Visit and click on the Facebook “Like” image to join in.

Weekly Take-Away Crafts

Come grab a craft bag for your household featuring a different craft offered every Friday.

Everything to build your best craft is included.

For ages 3-7 available all week on our entrance table.

Make your craft on your own or join Jessica on Facebook Live on Saturdays at 11:00.

Email us a picture of your completed craft and appear on our Manor Makers Wall of Fame!

Give us your best smile from your personal craft space!

Alex Cavouras picks up a craft kit.

Teens: Manor Ink Needs You

Manor Ink is produced by teens of the Livingston Manor Community.

Calling young adults ages 12 to 21! Are you interested in writing? Photography? Videography? Selling? Sports reporting? Art? Graphic design? Manor Ink, our hometown monthly newspaper, needs you! Manor Ink is produced by teens through the Livingston Manor Library. Meetings are every Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at Upward Brewery. Email if you would like to join. New members with diverse interests and talents are needed to continue to make Manor Ink the newspaper everyone is talking about! Some paying assignments are available. The papers are available at many locations around town and the online version can be seen at You can also “like” Manor Ink on Facebook!

Helpful Links

A website for young children and their families with daily activities to promote early learning provided by the NYS Library:

Links to award-winning children’s books:

Stand Against Racism in Education Presents:

The Community Advocacy & Discussions Club

Beginning Monday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m.

Below you can find the links to the Zoom registration and to the SARE website where you can find additional information about the club such as the selected books, articles and documentaries as well as an updated tentative schedule for meetings. 

Link to Register for Zoom Meeting:

Link to Webpage:

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