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CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Please register for all programs via the links below, by calling the library at 875-9004, or by sending an email to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com. There will  be no confirmation sent for online registration, unless more information is needed.

 

Special Programs & Events 

 

 

SUMMER READING PROGRAM: Grades K - 5

This year’s Summer Reading Program is interactive. Children will receive prizes for the number of books/minutes they read but can also fill out an activity-based “Bingo Board” to be eligible for the Grand Prize of a $100 gift certificate to Books on the Common. Children in Grades K-2 receive a new prize for every 5 BOOKS they read. Children in Grades 3-5 receive a new prize for every 4 HOURS they read. Sign up at the Library beginning June 25.

 

PILLOW FORT PARTY    Register Here

Friday, July 20, 7:00 pm

All ages. Make yourself a pillow fort in one of the Library’s nooks and crannies, and then spend some time reading to one another as a family! BYO flashlights, pillows, blankets and sheets.

   

MEET OZOBOT EVO!  This program is full.  Registration is closed.

Monday, July 23, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. The robots are coming! The Ozobot Evo is a small robot equipped with optic and proximity sensors, Bluetooth capabilities and speakers. Kids will be introduced to these little guys, and be able to program them by making their own hand-drawn code.

 

CRAFTY INSTRUMENTS: Jingle Bell Bracelets & Harmonicas  Register Here

Wednesday, July 25, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Become your own one man band with ankle jingle bracelets and harmonicas. 

 

KERBAL SPACE PROGRAM DEMO Register Here

Friday, July 27, 4:30 pm

Grades 3-5. It’s like Minecraft, but in space! Presented by the Lewisboro KSP Kids User Group, Kerbal Space Program is a fun way for kids to learn computer skills such as menu navigation, parts libraries, file management, as well as the physics of mass, weight, thrust, structures and propulsion as they build rockets, missiles, satellites, space planes and more! Join us to learn the software, create, compare and trade spacecraft and begin your journey through the sciences of computers, physics, materials, and space!

 

SUMMERTIME STORYWALK   Register Here

Saturday, July 28, 11:00 am

All ages. In a partnership between Lewisboro Library and the Westchester Land Trust, we’ll be hiking the Pine Croft Meadow Preserve, while discovering a great book whose pages are “hidden” along the trail. Pine Croft Meadow Preserve is located off Route 35 on Mead Street in the Waccabuc section of Lewisboro. The preserve entrance is on the left just past the Waccabuc Country Club. Turn left into the preserve and park in the mowed area on right side of the driveway. This driveway is shared with a private landowner – please use the available parking area and do not block the driveway. Rain date August 4.

 

OCEAN GLITTER SLIME  Register Here

Monday, July 30, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Slime and glitter? Are we gluttons for punishment? Probably, but at this point we can’t go a season without making slime.

 

PANCAKES & PAJAMAS    Register Here

Tuesday, July 31, 7:00 pm

All ages. What’s better than breakfast for dinner? Breakfast for dinner at your favorite library, listening to some awesome stories!

 

MUSIC BY CATHI  Register Here

Due to an injury, the performer has postponed this program until sometime in August. Please check back for updates.

All Ages. Join local performer Cathi Ruiz for a special music program!

 

CRAFTY INSTRUMENTS: Rainsticks  Register Here

Wednesday, August 1, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Traditionally made with hollowed out cacti and thorns, we’ll try to replicate this soothing percussion instrument with paper towel rolls and toothpicks!

 

littleBits!  Register Here

Monday, August 6, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. A great introduction into circuitry, come and mess around with these electronic building blocks. Space is limited is, so sign up soon! 

 

CRAFTY INSTRUMENTS FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS: Castanets Register Here

Wednesday, August 8, 1:00 pm

Pre-schoolers. Enjoy some musical stories, and make your own set of castanets to take home!

 

CRAFTY INSTRUMENTS ARMAGEDDON!  Register Here

Wednesday, August 8, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. It’s our last Crafty Instruments program of the summer, so we thought why make one instrument when you can make like two or three, and then play them all at once in some sort of ear-piercing, symphonic catastrophe? 

  

TECH TOY SMORGASBORD!  Register Here

Monday, August 13, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. At different stations we’ll have an array of tech toys out for you to mess around with: MaKey MaKey, Squishy Circuits, Ozobots and littleBits! Oh my!   

 

SUMMER READING FINALE WITH GRAHAM CLARKE  Register Here

Thursday, August 16, 6:45 pm

All ages. Celebrate the final days of summer (and Ms. Anna finally getting a break!) with a concert by Graham Clarke, one of the most popular children’s performers in the Hudson Valley! Bring dinner and make a night of it!

 

SING OUT! REACH OUT! 

Being rescheduled for the fall.

All Ages. In lieu of our usual family storytime, we’ll be joined by Reach Out Arts and members of Lewisboro Seniors for Sing Out! Reach Out! an intergenerational music program! This is the perfect opportunity for grandparents and their grandchildren to visit the library together! 

 

 

Recurring Programs & Book Clubs - Summer Schedule

 

Family Storytime   Register Here

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 10:30 am

June 25 - August 17

All ages. Combining stories, songs, movement, and of course BUBBLES! This storytime has something for everyone! DROP INS WELCOME!

 

SUMMER BOOK CLUB: Grades 2-3  Register Here

Thursdays, July 26 & August 9, 4:30 pm

Keep up your reading this summer! The July 26 book is Debbi Michiko Florence’s Jasmine Toguchi, mochi queen and the August 9 selection is Cece Bell’s El Deafo. Visit the library to pick up copies of the books.

 

SUMMER BOOK CLUB: Grades 4-5  Register Here

Thursdays, July 19, August 2 & August 16, 4:30 pm

Keep up your reading this summer! For our first meeting of the we’ll be discussing Gennifer Choldenko’s Al Capone Does My Shirts. The next books are Jennifer Torres’ Stef Soto, taco queen and Jason Reynolds’ Ghost. Visit the library to pick up copies of the books.

 

 

Discovery Backpacks - Fun Lending Items!

The Children’s Library is now lending "Discovery Backpacks.” Each themed backpack is filled with books, games and fun gear - perfect for family outings, grandparents with visiting family, etc. Our first two backpack themes are “The Great Outdoors” for hiking and outdoor fun and “Boredom Busters” for long car trips! Backpacks can be checked out with a library card for a two-week period and must be returned to the circulation desk for check in. 

 

TumbleBooks -Ebooks for Kids

See your child's favorite books come to life!!

The Westchester Library System has an online reading program for children.  TumbleBooks Library is an online library of animated, talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.  TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which children can read at their own pace, or have read to them. The TumbleBooks Library is accessed on-line from your computer at home.

 

Special Programs/Events

Recurring Programs & Book Clubs

Discovery Backpacks

TumbleBooks