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Holiday Events, Reading Festival at FDR Presidential Library and Home; Holiday Decorations at Valkill

Holiday Events, Reading Festival at FDR Presidential Library and Home; Holiday Decorations at Valkill

Holiday decorations, refreshments and special activities -- including the annual Children's Reading Festival and free photos with Santa -- beginning at Noon in the Henry A. Wallace Center.

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Val-Kill) will be decorated for the holidays and open from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  That address is 106 Valkill Park Rd, Hyde Park, NY 12538

Children's Reading Festival, Santa and Holiday Cards for Troops

The annual Children's Reading Festival -- presented by the Roosevelt Library and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District -- will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center. Children's book authors will read from and sign copies of their books. Featured books will be available for purchase in the New Deal Store.

Children's Reading Festival authors include:

  • 1:30 p.m.  Barbara Ann Mojica - "Little Miss History Travels to Hyde Park, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum"
  • 2:15 p.m.Caroline Nastro "The Bear Who Couldn't Sleep"
  • 3:00 p.m.Lu Ann Schnable Kaldor and Eve S. Gendron "The Angels On My Tree"

At 12:00PM Children can make holiday cards for sailors on the USS FRANKLIN AND ELEANOR ROOSEVELT (www.ddg-roosevelt.navy.mil

There will be live music, free photos with Santa from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon in the Wallace Center lobby.

Date:Saturday, Dec 14th, 2019
Time:12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:Free of charge from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contact:Cliff Laube
Contact URL:https://www.fdrlibrary.org/
Location: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
4079 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538

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