April 27 - May 03

Did You Know?

Children 8-18 spend an average of

  • 4.5 hours watching TV
  • 1.5 hours using computers
  • 1.0 hour playing video games

Children with 2 or more hours of screen time are more likely to have:

  • increased psychological difficulties, including hyperactivity, emotional and conduct problems, and difficulties with peers
  • increased academic difficulties, including high risk for poor homework completion, negative attitudes towards school, and poor grades
  • increased health issues, including sleep disturbances, and an increased risk for childhood obesity

Screen-Free week at the library

Monday, April 29th 2013 at 12am to Friday, May 3rd 2013 at 11:45pm

637 County Route 1

Fort Covington, NY

The middle school library will be screen-free this week.

  • Computers will only be available to use for assignments.
  • Screen-free activities will be available around the library for students to enjoy.
  • Screen-free BINGO cards can be completed for an entry into a library prize raffle.