A Seed is Planted

Grand Opening of Red Hook Public Library’s Children’s Learning Garden May 10

(RED HOOK, NY) —  Come plant a seed, make a craft, get your face painted and celebrate the opening of Red Hook Public Library’s Children’s Learning Garden at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10. More than a year in the making, the Children’s Learning Garden will provide the library with outdoor space for programming and for the public to enjoy.

“The Children’s Learning Garden is the brainchild of Frank Campagna,” said Library Director Erica Freudenberger. “In the past year, he has worked with dozens of community members, the Friends of Red Hook Public Library and others to transform a small, neglected plot of land into a magical space for children and adults to enjoy.”

Everyone is welcome to attend the grand opening, which is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.

Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. In 1935, the library made its home in a mid-nineteenth century octagonal building based on the designs of Orson Squire Fowler. In 2013, it was designated a five-star library by Library Journal.

For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the Web at www.redhooklibrary.org.