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Please register for all programs via the links below, by calling the library at 875-9004, or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be no confirmation sent for online registration, unless more information is needed.
Friday, October 18, 1:00 pm
Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We'll provide a snack, read a book, then destroy apples in the name of Science!
Saturday, October 19, 11:00 am
All Ages & Their Families. Is this just a flimsy excuse for Miss Anna to dress up in a tutu and wear a tiara? Yes - but there’ll be high tea, cucumber sandwiches and crown-making!
Tuesday, October 22, 5:00 pm
Grades 3 - 5. Did you know Miss Anna loves scary stories? Come take a seat at the (very fake) campfire to read a scary story, then eat pizza and watch an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Thursday, October 24, 4:30 pm
Grades 3 - 8. As featured in Disney’s
Coco, Día de Muertos is a super cool holiday, celebrating family and
togetherness! Plus we get to decorate delicious sugar skulls!
Wednesday, October 30, 4:30 pm
All Ages & Their Families. Take your
costume for a test run. Listen to some spooky stories, then go trick o’
treating at the library.
Tuesday, November 5, 2:00 pm
Grades 3 - 5. In honor of Election Day, we're teaching Civics! Wait! Don't run away! We're teaching it by running around the library like lunatics!
Friday, November 15, 1:00 pm
Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We'll provide a snack, read a book, and make this non-newtonian fluid!
Saturday, November 16, 11:00 am
For Children & Their Families. John Jay alum Jules Zuckerberg, a talented cartoonist and co-author of the new graphic novel A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer and Trans Identities, will join us for a special storytime, reading picture books about the important act of being kind and accepting others. Afterwards, we’ll all make button pins - a fun way to express ourselves!
Saturday, November 23, 11:00 am
All Ages & Their Families. Bring a
non-perishable food item to donate to the Community Center of Northern
Westchester’s food pantry, then hear some great stories about giving
thanks, followed by a Thanksgiving-themed craft.
Wednesday, December 11, 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, a Mini Sphero, Ozobots and littleBits!
Friday, December 13, 1:00 pm
Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We'll provide a snack, read a book, and then paint with the aid of magnets!
Friday, December 27, 2:00 pm
Grades K - 5. Take a break from watching T.V. in your pajamas, and make these fun, seasonal treats!
Friday, January 3, 7:00 pm
All Ages & Their Families. We couldn't think of a better movie to celebrate winter (or the return of school). It's got everything! Love! Adventure! Comedy! Plus we'll feed you! Snow Day is rated PG.
Mondays, 10:30 am, September 23 – December 9
Newborn - 24 months. Meet other families while enjoying great books, lively songs and rhymes.
Wednesdays, 10:30 am, September 25 – December 11
– Age 5. Weekly smorgasbord of stories, songs, movement and flannel
Thursdays, 10:30 am, September 26 – December 12 (except for Fiesta Storytime dates below)
Ages 24 – 36 months. Terrific two-year-olds will enjoy songs, stories and a healthy dash of learning.
Monthly on Thursdays, 10:30 am, October 3, November 7, December 5
Newborn - Age 5. Internationally acclaimed actress, singer, storyteller and puppeteer Flor Bromley teaches Spanish through music, movement, puppets and theater-based games.
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.
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.